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23 Nov 2022

Full-Time Project Manager III (#22-65919)

San Diego Gas & Electric – Posted by ktrautmann San Diego, California, United States

Job Description

SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The company is committed to creating a sustainable future by providing its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure the reliable operation of the region’s infrastructure for generations to come. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).

Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America’s best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region’s largest employers, we’re always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best. Learn more about benefits HERE.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of SDG&E. Empowering our employees to be their whole selves at work is our competitive advantage. This is where new ideas come from and meaningful collaboration gets an authentic start. By bringing together people with different perspectives, diverse backgrounds and real commitment to their own individuality, we have built a stronger business. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion HERE.

For more information, visit or connect with SDG&E on Twitter (@SDGE), Instagram (@SDGE) and Facebook.


Primary Purpose:
Provide leadership for the planning, development, and implementation of large-scale, major strategic business and technology projects. Effectively collaborate with internal departments, stakeholders, cross-functional teams, and vendors to define requirements, assess alternatives and present solutions to business challenges. Responsible for budget and resource planning. Single point of contact for all economic and regulatory issues for the assigned projects.
May provide direction to a small group of direct reports.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain project parameters for project requirements. Manage and coordinate all activities leading to the successful completion of large-scale, major strategic projects including project scoping, timelines, cost estimates and design. Build business cases and project justifications.
  • Direct, control and monitor team members, both internal and outside contractors, in the completion of their work.
  • Manage related workforce planning, budget analysis, and budget forecasts.
  • Analyze and determine regulatory impacts and requirements of the project.
  • Research and evaluate available contractors and consultants. Prepare, negotiate and approve or recommend approval of contracts. Negotiate contracts changes.
  • Testify before and/or prepare supporting documentation for CPUC and other government agencies concerning cost estimates.
  • Act as spokesperson for department programs and budgets.
  • Coordinate with department engineers and subject matter experts to track and plan scope, schedule and financial impacts on department capital programs.
  • Work with contracted financial and business analysts for financial tracking, forecasting and budgetary analysis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Engineer, Business or equivalent.
  • 8 years – Related experience.
  • Project management knowledge required.
  • Must be able to assess the potential financial impact of a project to the Company.
  • Must possess the ability to review complex problems and propose innovative solutions.
  • Must be able to build solid business cases/project justifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree, an MBA, or advanced degree.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Work Schedule
HYBRID: Work a combination of onsite and remote days each week, typically 2-3 days per week.

How to Apply


Job Types: Full-Time.


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