Contract Specialist, Expert

Pacific Gas And Electric Company Concord , CA 94519

Posted 2 weeks ago

Requisition ID # 18344

Job Category : Legal

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Electric Operations

Job Location : Concord

Company

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 information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

The Contract Planning Department develops partnerships with contractors for Electric Distribution Operations maintenance and construction work. Partners with Program Managers, Sourcing, Contract Execution, and Contractors to plan and develop contracts for execution through budget planning, scope development, and bid review. Ensures contract cost recovery and reduces risk to customers and stakeholders. Ensures proper execution of contract terms and conditions. Provides internal stakeholders with contract information and interpretation.

Position Summary

Manages contracts with various entities such as non-tariff partners or Federal Regulatory Energy Commission (FERC) jurisdictional wholesale transmission and distribution interconnection contracts. Acts as subject matter expert on the assigned contracts and coordinates legal and regulatory contract and reporting issues. Maintains and builds relationships with critical customer representatives. Interacts with externally entities such as regulators, courts, competitors, and customers as required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Billing and Settlement Compliance
  • Ensure the contract provisions are accurately reflected in the billing and settlement calculations. This includes possible reviews of bills, schedule and meter data, and on-going communication with the PG&E billing representative to make sure that any contract amendments, settlements, adjustments, etc. are reflected in the billing calculation.
  • Contract Management
  • Primary PG&E contact responsible for all aspects of the PG&E/customer contractual relationship. Ensure contract provisions are managed and applied appropriately negotiating new or amended contracts. Resolve disputes with the counter-party. Represents PG&E representative externally and acts as customer advocate internally.
  • Policy and Compliance
  • Develop and maintain documentation for policies and procedures. Ensure effective and sustainable controls are in place to meet compliance requirement.
  • Project Management
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure timely deployment of projects, and facilitate the resolution of issues relating to projects.
  • May be required to work extended hours during storm or other emergencies.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Job-related experience, 6 years

Desired:

  • Masters Degree or equivalent experience
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