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3 Nov 2022

Full-Time Technical/Intake Planner II (#22-65792)

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:
Plans additions and modifications to company gas and electric facilities focusing almost exclusively on moderate to high complexity customer and municipality projects up to $2 million or more in gross capital spend up to the stage they are ready for construction. Prepares construction orders based on safe, reliable, and cost-effective designs that conform to company policies, standards, safety orders, and governmental regulations.

May alternatively receive initial inquiries and initiating documents from large developers, municipalities and other key distribution services customers; assess project scope and requirements for highly complex projects; work with the customer to gather necessary documents required to set the Applicant Final Submittal date (AFS); and hand-off the ready to project for work through close-out by a project management planner or manager.

Concurrently works 20 or more active projects and with as many different project managers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Independently prepares or manages the preparation of all documents required to complete the planning (pre-construction) deliverables of a given project in compliance with company policies, including business accounting controls, and governmental rules and regulations. Works with the project manager assigned to a given project to gather the additional information required from customer representatives, government agencies, and other utilities in planning and coordinating additions and modifications to gas and electric facilities. Meets with customer as required. Analyzes customer service load data and meter locations. Performs engineering calculations and negotiates design details in conformance with company standards and government regulations. Conducts field investigations, analyzes the feasibility of additions and modifications to gas and electric facilities.
  • Develops strategies to address business needs/problems and meet customer distribution energy systems and services construction requirements. Serves as a consultant regarding complex issues, applying and communicating specialized knowledge of tariffs, business procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Provide guidance and coaching to design, planning and project management staff to improve overall organizational capability.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree/ 4 years formal, post-secondary education or equivalent required.
  • 2 years – experience in a role with comparable responsibilities, activities and tasks/duties requiring substantially the same levels of functional knowledge or skills to perform.
  • Requires a valid State of California Driver License, required to operate company or personal vehicles to attend business meetings, field investigations or support C&O Centers with storm restoration related activities.
  • Work assignments will be at Century Park (San Diego). Candidate must be able and willing to work at SDG&E work location including C&O Districts within the SDG&E service territory.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree and study in an area related to the work as a planner/project manager.
  • Project or construction management certification or equivalent, preferred.


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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