Southern California Edison FERC Rates Advisor in Rosemead, California

Job Description


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About Regulatory Affairs:

Regulatory Affairs is responsible for energy and environmental policy, establishing customer rates, preparing tariffs, and advocacy efforts with FERC, CPUC, and CEC. The FERC Rates and Market Integration Department provides internal analysis and guidance on a wide range of regulatory matters, including FERC regulatory requirements, policies, and precedents; California ISO tariffs and rates; existing FERC-jurisdictional agreements; and generator interconnection policies and contracts. The FERC Contract & Cost Analysis group manages the development and defense of SCE’s transmission rate and tariff filings at FERC. The group also develops wholesale distribution costs and rates, and manages compliance filings at FERC and the DOE.

Position Overview:

This Advisor position will work with the Senior Manager of FERC Contract & Cost Analysis to develop cost of service analysis for providing distribution service to wholesale load customers and defend such analysis before the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission. Additionally, the Advisor position will support other various FERC-jurisdictional matters such as FERC Transmission Rate case (Formula Rate), FERC Balancing Accounts, and other ratemaking related issues. Quantitative skills and solid working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets is necessary.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for using Cost of Service methodology to calculate the rates to be charged to SCE’s Wholesale Load customers (e.g. municipal utilities).

  • Activities include reviewing power flow studies, estimating cost of transmission facilities to serve the Wholesale Load customer, establishing schedule and responsibilities to complete the analysis in a timely manner, perform data gathering and calculate the rates to assure recovery of the Company’s cost of providing the service.

  • Responsible for the development of the regulatory filings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and defending the Wholesale Load rates and supporting analysis.

  • Support other various FERC-jurisdictional matters by seeking information from various departments and performing analysis to respond to data requests, validating cost information in transmission related balancing accounts, and evaluating FERC jurisdictional agreements regarding transmission service.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance or Business

  • Seven years of regulatory and/or analytical experience

  • Experience with analysis in developing the cost of providing utility service including revenues, expenses and rate of return

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance, or Business

  • Experience with FERC regulations and ratemaking including the FERC System of accounts, cost of service principles, and public utility regulation

  • Professional Engineer Certification

  • Familiarity with utility electrical transmission and distribution systems

  • Experience in transmission field engineering or transmission contract management


  • The primary work location for this position is Rosemead, CA; however, the successful candidate may also be asked to travel for meetings to Washington, DC and Sacramento, CA and to customer sites as needed.

  • Relocation may apply to this position

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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