- Reports directly to Director of NERC/FERC compliance and supports assigned facility personnel with all NERC, Regional Reliability Entities (NPCC, SERC, TRE, RFC, etc.) issues that impact facility operations.
- Responsible for the timely preparation and/or oversight required for routine and non-routine reports to NERC, Regional Reliability Entities, and other applicable registered entities at assigned facilities.
- Monitors compliance programs at assigned facilities and insures the programs are current with all enforcement dates and all registered entity functions are in compliance with those programs.
- Evaluates, develops, and recommends new programs for integration into facility operations.
- Verify or complete all day to day compliance work at the assigned facilities.
- Communicates with representatives of NERC, the Regional Reliability Entities, and applicable registered entities on behalf of the facilities and generates associated reports.
- Conduct training of all personnel regarding regulatory programs at assigned facilities.
- Carries out complex projects and assignments independently.
- Oversees contractor and vendor regulatory related tasks and adherence to compliance programs.
- Maintains project regulatory records and filing system.
- Prepares and submits routine FERC and NERC reports.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in engineering, regulatory, or related field.
- At least 5 years of NERC Compliance or similar industry experience is preferred.
- Driving on company business is a requirement of this position therefore; the successful candidate shall have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
- Overnight and short-term travel on company business is an expected part of this position, 50% travel to other facilities and off-site activities.
- Perform repetitive and non-repetitive physical duties. Requires lifting, pushing, pulling, stretching, bending, climbing, working in awkward positions, and lifting up to 25 lbs.
General Skills & Qualifications
- General knowledge of power plant operations, including the interrelationship of registered entity functions, and compliance with operation and maintenance functions.
- General knowledge of FERC, NERC and Regional Reliability Entities orders, regulations, standards, etc. and working knowledge of monitoring and reporting requirements.
- Computer literate, including expert-level knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
- High level of commitment to excellence in regulatory performance and compliance.
- Strong oral and written communication skills as well as good planning and organizational skills.
- Ability to work effectively, excellent interpersonal skills and a record of building consensus among internal and external parties.
- Ability to perform and manage multiple varied tasks in an industrial environment and to promptly identify and analyze potentially complex compliance risks.