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Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst I (JC-431274)

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Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit. 

The Electric Pricing and Customer Program (EPCP) Branch within the Public Advocates Office is seeking a Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst I to join its Electricity Pricing team.

Under the supervision of the Program & Project Supervisor, the incumbent’s primary assignments are related to electricity pricing. The incumbent may be assigned work in other areas and branches of the organization, as directed.

The essential functions include:

  • Conduct research and analysis through systematic application and interpretation of standard economic, statistical, and financial theories.
  • Make appropriate recommendations on public utility regulatory issues and challenges of limited scope.
  • Carry out assignments, providing accurate status reports and meeting internal and external deadlines.
  • Maintain organized electronic and hard copy files and ensure appropriate treatment of confidential files.
  • Write and defend testimony in formal evidentiary hearings covering areas of limited scope and controversy.
  • Coordinate with attorneys on litigation strategy and cross-examination of utility and intervenor witnesses and providing input on opening and reply briefs.
  • Write protests to advice letters and other utility filings.
  • Present ideas, research, analysis, findings, and recommendations orally and in writing, and applying visual representation techniques when necessary.
  • Support the organizations advocacy at intra-agency and inter-agency conferences, workshops, public meetings.
  • Communicate at the staff-level within the CPUC, utilities, intervenor organizations, and other agencies.
  • Attend training, complete agency work tracking system entries, and perform other duties as required.
  • Able to use communications-related technologies, including personal computer applications, telecommunications equipment, Internet, voicemail, email, etc.
  • Able to travel on business.

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You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

This advertisement is listed specifically for Sacramento (LA, SF, SAC) location.  All identified locations will be considered as one candidate pool to fill one position.

  • Los Angeles location, please apply to JC# 431280 
  • San Francisco location, please apply to JC# 431248 

Apply to only those location(s) in which you are willing to work.

This position requires travel.

Positions at the CPUC may be eligible for telework under Government Code 14200 for eligible applicants residing in California, and subject to meeting the telework eligibility criteria. Telework Policy CalHR