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Measurement and Verification (M&V) Advisor | SDG&E | San Diego, Hybrid

The Evaluation Measurement & Verification (EM&V) Research Advisor develops researchable questions, issues Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and associated contracts, collaborates on research design, communicates with program managers to gain consensus on research questions, and monitors third party research firms contracted to conduct studies.  The position will be responsible for designing research for SDG&E Energy Efficiency programs and projects. Research design and development provides fundamental data for improving SDG&E customer programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research design, implementation, and management of studies including identifying and determining areas of research, based on discussion with internal and external stakeholders, developing research and experimental design, and communicating study results to stakeholders and providing recommendations for energy efficiency program design.
  • Communicate and negotiate SDG&E research needs for statewide studies; attends statewide research-based meetings on behalf of SDG&E.
  • Provides and solicits comments on studies, research plans, scopes of work, RFPs, and contract scoring for managed studies, as well as those included in the statewide EM&V research roadmaps, to help guarantee unbiased research.
  • Project manages SDG&E studies, including all aspects of research from inception to completion and managing third-party evaluators. Tracks and contributes to studies conducted by Energy Division and other Program Administrators.
  • Prepares presentations of study findings to share with management and program staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years related experience.
  • Experience in statistical packages including R, Stata, etc.
  • Undergraduate Degree in mathematics, statistics, economics or another related field.
  • Must reside in Southern California or be willing to relocate upon hire.
  • We offer a hybrid work environment. Although the schedule may vary, typically this will allow you to work from the office two to three days per week and work remotely on the remaining workdays.

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