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Utility Wildfire Mitigation – Managing Consultants own client engagements from cultivation to completion. In this role, you will be accountable for the wildfire mitigation activities of the project team and support the day-to-day management of the client relationship. You are expected to effectively develop and manage work plans, staffing, deadlines and budgets for multiple Wilfire Mitigation projects simultaneously. Work products are expected to be high-quality and client-ready. This role requires experience in developing and implementing wildfire mitigation programs for utilities with wildfire risks and regulatory obligations. You will be responsible for program management activities to assist our clients in wildfire mitigation, risk analysis, FAC-003 compliance, and all related federal, state and local regulatory requirements. This role is responsible for assisting clients with meeting all required federal, state and local regulatory filings and requirements. The Managing Consulant will support client utility operations, particularly in California, the Mountain West, Southwest, and Pacific Northwest. In this visible role, you will lead team meetings, and guide, manage, and coach consultants and senior consultants, providing constructive feedback on project participation and overall career development. Managing Consultants work closely with Directors and Managing Directors to keep them abreast of project progress and important developments. Managing Consultants support sales initiatives and practice development.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist with wildfire risk analysis and mitigation efforts for electric utilities
Assist in compliance readiness (people, processes, and tools) requirements including FAC-003, California Public Utility Commission rules, regulations, and orders, and associated state and local requirements
Document best practices and assess current practices to close gaps and address weaknesses

We encourage career development and hiring for the long term. As a Managing Consultant, you will follow a clearly defined career path and continue to develop your project management and client relationship skills. As you are ready drive strategic solutions across multiple complex workstreams and become more involved in business development, you will have the opportunity to progress to the Associate Director level.

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, economics or related discipline
7+ years of utility experience with some direct wildfire responsibilities
Knowledge of utility wildfire regulations
Ability to travel
Position not eligible for sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in engineering, business, economics or related discipline
5+ additional years utility experience in a utility (energy provider) with western state wildfire exposure similar to a transmission management role
Act as Utility Wildfire SME in risk mitigation engagements
NERC experience
Demonstrated FAC-003 expertise

Project management experience

Understanding of California (and other) utility wildfire regulations

Report drafting

Additional Requirements:

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
This position is open to candidates virtually from California, Utah, Washington, or Oregon.
About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at [email protected]. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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