APPOINTMENT TYPE: This is a Temporary Exempt (TEX) position not to exceed two (2) years. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.
Position Description: Under general direction, the 5602 Utility Specialist provides analytical and policy support for issues pertaining to the City’s Federally regulated agreements for electric distribution and transmission services, and provides analytical support for litigation, negotiations and administration of these agreements and tariffs. This includes evaluating the risks and impacts of filings, proposals and disputes, as well as, providing support for the City’s on-going efforts to build out electric distribution and transmission assets, provide service to new customers and acquire the electric distribution grid in San Francisco.
The 5602 Utility Specialist will be part of a team supporting the City’s valuation and analysis of electric distribution and transmission asset costs; evaluation of terms and conditions for service under Federally regulated tariffs; preparation of analysis, proposals and reports in support of litigation, negotiations and expanding business operations. This position may direct the work of junior analysts.
Independently performing research, evaluation and analysis of regulations, legislation, regulatory filings, contracts and proposals in order to prepare well-reasoned recommendations for decision makers;
Serve as Subject Matter Expert for the City’s Federally regulated agreements;
Develop persuasive written and oral analyses and arguments;
Supervise and train 5601 Utility Analysts and other technical personnel;
Directly negotiate and/or support negotiations of complex contracts;
Provide analytical support related to the City's efforts to acquire the electric distribution grid in San Francisco;
Other related duties as required.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
If you are interested in a job like this, we are looking for people that have the following:
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university preferably with major coursework in Law, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Computer Science, Business Administration, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or other field related to the utility business; AND
Four (4) years of verifiable journey-level work experience in one or more of the following areas: planning, scheduling, cost estimating and resource projecting for mid to large scale projects; water supply management and planning; power operations planning and scheduling; analysis, interpretation and application of utility contracts and regulations in either water, power (electric and/or natural gas), telecommunications, or a wastewater program; utility market and environmental analysis and planning; power supply and transmission rates and contracts; generation, transmission or distribution planning and design; or long-term utility systems planning.
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