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Senior Regulatory Analyst - JC-436416

Energy Division/CEQA & FERC Branch/CEQA Broadband

Would you like to help California expand high-speed Internet access? Do you have a strong interest in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)? If so, the CPUC is looking for you!


Significant new investments is coming to California via the federal Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program. The CPUC is tasked to ensure telecommunication infrastructure complies with CEQA and is creating a new CEQA broadband section (Section). The Section plays an important role in reviewing telecommunication projects throughout the State and is responsible for the development of environmental documents in accordance with CEQA and overseeing projects in construction. Although this position primarily supports telecommunication infrastructure, the Section may also provide permitting services to the whole California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and may support other projects as well. This provides staff the opportunity to diversify their professional portfolios by having a verity of projects and permitting challenges.

Under general direction of the section Program and Project Supervisor, incumbent will have lead responsibility in conducting complex economic, policy and/or technical analyses and research to support Administrative Law Judges (ALJ), Commissioners, and Advisors in the permitting of utility infrastructure projects including electric transmission lines, gas pipelines, telecommunication facilities, and rail projects. This also includes, but is not limited to, managing the development of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and other environmental review documents and related processes. The incumbent will consider diversity, equity, and inclusion in policy analysis, stakeholder engagement, and internal processes.


You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


Minimum Qualifications: Please review the minimum qualifications for the Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst V position here


Application To-Dos: 

  1. Create a CalCareers account if you haven't already
  2. Take the exam for the classification you're applying for - CalCareers. Click “Apply Now” and it will take you to the exam.  This will allow you to become “list eligible” to apply for the role
  3. Fill out the STD 678 form within your CalCareers application. This is the legal document we will use to review your application
  4. Attach your Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) within your CalCareers application.
    1. Describe your knowledge of or experience with the California Environmental Quality Act or the National Environmental Policy Act.
    2. Describe your technical or economic skills, education and/or experience in the environmental, energy, and/or telecommunications space.
  5. Ensure your SOQ is formatted with the following requirements:
    • Please number your responses in the same order as the questions are listed, 1-2. Do not consolidate your responses.
    • Use 11-point Arial font
    • Single-spaced
    • 2 page limit
    • Submit your application by July 3, 2024 @ 11:59 PM PT


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