Energy Efficiency Supervisor - PROGRAM AND PROJECT SUPERVISOR
California Public Utilities Commission
Location: Los Angeles, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $11,609.00 - $14,531.00
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: JC-358763
The Energy Efficiency Branch at the CPUC supports the State’s ambitious clean energy and environmental goals by ensuring that energy efficiency is the first resource procured before conventional generation. The Energy Efficiency Planning and Forecasting team, specifically, is tasked with the development of energy efficiency forecasts and establishing energy savings goals for electric and gas utilities. This team spearheads coordination of energy efficiency with innovative strategies for building electrification and the nexus of water and energy saving. This team is also tasked with developing strategies and policies for successful energy efficiency interventions with our largest customers in the commercial, agricultural and industrial markets, which require custom planning and forecasting models.
A Program and Project Supervisor in the Energy Efficiency Branch oversees a multi-disciplinary team of analysts, utility engineers and consultants to ensure that regulated utility and third party energy efficiency portfolios provide verifiable reductions in energy usage at a reasonable cost to customers. The energy efficiency program administrators regulated by the Commission include investor owned electric and gas utilities, networks of local governments (Regional Energy Networks), and Community Choice Aggregators. performance and data needed to inform future policies.
Job duties include:
Supervision and management - hiring, assigning work, staff training, planning the work of the section, prioritizing and ensuring sufficient resources are available to achieve the section’s goals
Research and data oversight - directing data model development, calculators and technical paper reviews supporting energy efficiency savings
Policy development - utilizing staff to develop facts and analysis to justify short and long term policy changes
Communication - preparing and/or editing reports, briefing Administrative Law Judges and Commissioners, making presentations before other agencies.
The position also requires the ability to learn and understand current and past energy efficiency policy and program implementation, especially as it relates to forecasting efficiency potential, measuring benefits and costs and working with custom, calculated energy savings for large commercial and industrial customers. The position requires a candidate that understands parameters for big data modeling, as well as how to translate data analysis into develop broader clean energy policy. Successful candidates will be able to pro-actively anticipate risks and challenges and identify gaps and inconsistencies in performance and data needed to inform future policies.