Pacific Gas & Electric Company Clean Transportation Analyst, Principal in San Francisco, California

Requisition ID # 14033

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Strategy and Policy

Job Location : San Francisco


Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States.And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan.It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services.They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic informationor any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

Grid Integration and Innovation’s (GII’s) mission is to design, test, and integrate innovative solutions to accelerate PG&E’s transition to the sustainable grid of the future. GII is also responsible for developing the regulatory framework that will enable PG&E to succeed in a future where distributed energy resources are deeply integrated into the electricity grid.

Position Summary

Contribute to PG&E’s clean transportation strategy development and execution both internally and externally. Support ongoing strategy development for a multi-fuel transportation strategy. Provide cross-functional support in executing clean transportation strategy across multiple departments – Electric Operations, Customer, Transportation Services, and Gas Operations - to ensure successful and consistent strategy execution that is aligned with longer term goals. Represent PG&E as part of external forums and working groups. As needed, lead and/or support pilot project development and execution.

Job Responsibilities

  • Builds upon existing and develops new strategies where needed to continue to accelerate PG&E’s multi-fuel Clean Transportation strategy, including electric, natural gas and hydrogen.

  • Provides cross-functional support in executing and coordinating strategy across multiple departments – Electric Operations, Customer, Transportation Services, and Gas Operations - to ensure successful and consistent strategy execution that is aligned with longer term goals. Establishes and maintains relationships with key business partners.

  • Represents PG&E as part of external forums and working groups, and uses these forums and relationships to accelerate the development and execution of our clean transportation strategy

  • Supports the development of projects, programs and other activities to accelerate adoption of clean fuel vehicles in PG&E’s service area. Includes developing project workplans, managing cross-functional issues, and executing on time and on budget.

  • Formulates strategies and policies related to EV charging station standards and vehicle to grid integration activities.

  • Continually applies, and guides others to apply understanding of company goals and strategies to everyday work and tasks.

  • Coaches and mentors less experienced employees.

  • Effectively and persuasively communicates highly complex ideas to diverse audiences using a variety of media.

  • Provides guidance to the team in the process of researching/resolving issues.

  • Maintains open and transparent communication with the leadership team in the line of business, peer managers, and other departments in/outside EPP.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Experience

  • Job-related experience, 10 years


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Utility industry experience, or related

  • Strategy experience – either previous consulting or other strategy development work experience

  • Clean transportation work experience, and/or subject matter expertise in one or more high-impact areas within Clean Transportation

  • Policy experience, either regulatory, or legislative at state and/or federal level

  • Competency in qualitative and quantitative strategy, policy and market analyses

  • Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local regulations and laws - for example CARB, CEC, and CPUC - as needed to perform at the job level

  • Competency in building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

  • Competency in developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

  • Competency in providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done

  • Knowledge of electric utility operations and business processes as needed

  • Skill in facilitating discussions and meetings as needed

  • Competency in operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear

  • Competency in making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems

  • Skill in negotiating between stakeholders to reach an agreement

  • Competency in knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement

  • Competency in maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics

  • Ability to work independently with limited oversight

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously, prioritize and deliver quality results on time