Chris joined SDG&E in 2011 as an Associate Engineer, settling in Substation Engineering as his first permanent assignment. There he worked on the Capital Projects Team, managing and providing engineering support for various green and brownfield substation and Synchronous Condenser installations. In 2016, Chris transferred to the Substation Technical Analysis & Support team at Kearny Maintenance and Operations where he managed the construction and commissioning of various green and brownfield substation and Synchronous Condenser installations. Chris then took a position as Team Lead in System Protection Maintenance where he supervised Relay Technicians responsible for installing, commissioning, and maintaining SDG&E’s substation control and protection infrastructure. Most recently, Chris has assumed the position of Manager of System Protection and Control Engineering where he now oversees the engineering of all SDG&E control and protection / automation equipment for electric infrastructure. Chris graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of California.