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Feb 10 / BARD CEP

Project Manager Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP)-San Diego, CA

Organization: Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) 

Position Title: Project Manager

Location: San Diego, CA

Hours & Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Application Deadline:  Open until filled. 


Position Overview:

Reports to:  Sr. Manager Renewables
Available Openings: One
FLSA Status: Exempt
Position Closes: When filled
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Work Location: San Diego, CA
Job Number:  2013-71-San Diego- 24N


Job Summary

CCSE is the Program Administrator for the Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) within the San Diego Gas & Electric Ratepayer territory. The SGIP provides incentives and assistance for those who install certain distributed energy systems such as wind, fuel cells, internal combustion engines, gas turbines, and energy storage.

The SGIP Project Managers co-manage the day to day operation of the SGIP for CCSE. The SGIP Project Managers play a vital role in SGIP Project implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation, as well as regional renewable energy installation tracking and market development.  The SGIP Project Managers will engage with other Program Administrators at SCE, PG&E and SoCal Gas, California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) staff, industry stakeholders, and customers installing distributed generation systems on a daily basis.  The Project Managers are charged with successful management of program budgets and strategic planning.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  1. Manage the SGIP Program at CCSE to be consistent with:
    • Program contract with SDG&E  (scope, schedule, budget, & deliverables)
    • Intent of SGIP Program enabling legislation;
    • Relevant CPUC rules and regulations;
    • Mission of CCSE;
  2. Coordinate with other Program Administrators to implement and simplify Program application processes;
  3. Coordination with supporting CCSE engineering, analysis and marketing staff to achieve Program goals, objectives, milestones and deliverables within budget and schedule constraints;
  4. Stay knowledgeable of and coordinate with other CCSE Programs and projects;
  5. Coordinate subcontractors;
  6. Communicate directly with program participants;
  7. Identify and coordinate  analysis of barriers to Program success;
  8. Maintain communication with CCSE Policy Staff regarding Program “lessons learned”;
  9. Coordinate the marketing and outreach (M&O) of  the program to customers and other stakeholders by developing  and implementing a focused M&O plans;
  10. Present information about the SGIP Program to wide range of audiences through public speaking and presentations;
  11. Ensure program data integrity by maintaining strict oversight of program database;
  12. Serve as a resource for outside parties to learn about the SGIP program as well as renewable energy technologies;
  13. Be a champion for renewable energy and distributed generation;
  14. Understand the economic benefits associated with the impact of utility rates, regulatory developments  and any new state legislation; and
  15. Supervise SGIP staff; and
  16. Participate in the development of new opportunities for CCSE through close coordination with the CCSE Development Team.

Required Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred;
  • Demonstrable Proficiency in MS Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook;
  • At least two years of relevant renewable energy experience;
  • Extremely detail-oriented;
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills;
  •  Ability to manage time and perform within required deadlines;
  • Strong organizational and planning skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
  • Able to take initiative to effectively handle multiple tasks, changing priorities and complex assignments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience performing program management;
  • Understanding of the clean energy policy environment in California;
  • Basic understanding of renewable energy policy and/or technologies;
  • Experience within the energy sector or utilities;
  • Knowledge of CPUC program delivery (renewable energy, energy efficiency); and
  • Prior experience working with or within public agencies; and
  • Working knowledge of SGIP Program and technologies involved.

Preferred Qualifcations

  • Familiarity with CPUC programs, policies and implementation issues
  • Familiarity with financial analysis
  • Experience analyzing complex regulatory issues
  • Knowledge of CCSE Programs

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Policy, Environmental Sciences, or related discipline  from a four-year college or university
  • A minimum of three years experience specifically relating to energy management or energy systems through consulting, project or construction management, or other relevant experience
  • A proven track record demonstrating the ability to work in a forward moving environment with the ability to quickly learn new technology
  • Outstanding communication skills with the proven ability to utilize these skills across groups

Computer and/or Technical Skills

Demonstrated high-level of abilities of various computer software programs and fluency in using standard office software packages such as MS Office: Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

License, Certificates or Registrations

Valid California Drivers License; insurable in the State of California.  Must own a licensed and registered vehicle and be willing to use it for work-related purposes.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee will work in an office environment.
  • May work some evenings and weekends or work longer hours to meet deadlines.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time while at a desk or in meetings; hearing and visual acuity within normal range; Manual dexterity to operate keyboard and calculator.
  • Travel may occasionally be on short notice.  Periodic overnight travel may be required.

Application Procedures

  1. Download and fill the CCSE Application for Employment Form
  2. Please send a resume, application and cover letter along with salary history via e-mail


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