Under the supervision of the Program and 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.