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At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

Our learning and development platforms and educational reimbursement programs enable employees with initiative to explore their own potential in a dynamic and rewarding industry.

Requisition Number 19-0498
Title Manager, Regulatory Affairs and Market Policy
City Walnut Creek
State CA
Job Family Legal
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Dublin Office
Description Calpine is a large independent generator with approximately 27 GW of capacity nationally and 6 GW in California. Our portfolio in California consists primarily of gas-fired and geothermal generation. In addition, we own one of the largest energy service providers and are actively developing solar, storage, and other projects in California.

We are looking for a Manager, Governmental & Regulatory Affairs to join our California regulatory team. The manager would help the team address the regulatory issues of most concern to Calpine in California including resource adequacy, integrated resource planning, renewables procurement, and carbon policy.

Among other responsibilities, the manager would provide analysis of legislative or regulatory policy issues impacting Calpine and/or the energy industry; draft position papers, briefings, presentations, and regulatory testimony; help to develop Calpine/energy industry legislative and policy initiatives and advocacy; and participate in public policy processes such as stakeholder meetings and regulatory workshops and hearings.

The Manager position requires a bachelor’s degree. A master’s or more advanced degree in a relevant field. Candidates should have 5-8 years of policy research, development, analysis, and advocacy experience specific to the electricity industry is desirable.

Job Scope & Technical Excellence

• Understanding of the electricity industry and the relevant policy venues.
• Demonstrated ability to prepare and present high quality policy analysis on complex issues.
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work according to strict deadlines.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated quantitative skills.
Requirements Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent; prefer Master’s Degree.
• 5-8 years of relevant experience in policy research, development, analysis, and advocacy.

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