In addition to competitive wages Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include zero cost employer funded medical, dental, and vision healthcare benefits, access to the employee assistance program, a VEBA health reimbursement account, and long-term care.
Washington state retirement PERS participation and optional 457 plan participation with an employer matching 401(a) plan.
Leave, life & disability benefits including paid leave starting at 21 days per calendar year up to 35 with tenure, 11 paid holidays per calendar year, paid jury duty, short-term disability & long-term disability, and basic life, AD&D, and optional voluntary life.
The work life benefits include optional flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care, educational assistance, various rewards and recognition programs and position specific stipends.
For more explanation of the district benefits please visit our benefits website www.mychelanpudbenefits.org.
4 Year Degree
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Chelan PUD is located in beautiful North Central Washington state, and is seeking a Reliability Compliance Manager to oversee our robust system and high-performing team.
Overview: Lead a team of Compliance Analysts, the Reliability Compliance team, District Standard Owners, and subject matter experts in the design, implementation, and administration of compliance program policies and practices to ensure District wide compliance with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) reliability standards as they relate to the District's Bulk Electric System. Develops, communicates, and implements policies, processes, procedures and internal controls. Oversees data collection and retention. Performs internal reviews and investigations. Participates in regional or national forums, and promotes the District's position within the power industry and regulatory agencies.
Responsible for building effective teams and supervising an effective workgroup. Provide clear work direction and priorities. Develop department short and long range work plans and contribute to business unit plans. Monitor progress on those plans. Hire, train, mentor, discipline, and evaluate employees.
Oversee the monitoring and documentation of compliance activities. Ensure up-to-date evidence of compliance is being maintained. Manage special projects and outside consultants as needed.
Interpret compliance standards. Collaborate with subject matter experts. Provide technical expertise and leadership to staff. Identify and resolve complex issues. Implement standard practices and procedures. Approve, propose and implement policy and process changes.
Identify risks and problem areas and report findings to management and the Chief Compliance Officer. Conduct investigations into potential violations. Direct, implement and lead District external compliance audits.
Prepare documents, reports and responses to compliance inquiries. Responsible for overseeing or preparing timely submittals, forms and reports required by regulatory agencies.
Track federal laws and regulations that could affect electric reliability standards and inform management of potential or actual changes affecting the utility. Participate in regional and/or national forums related to compliance and reliability of the bulk electric system. Participate in working groups, subcommittee and tasks forces as needed. Establish and maintain relationships with regional power industry professionals and reliability compliances agencies.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance: Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).
This position manages/supervises people. Direct Resources Managed: 2-9. Indirect Resources Managed: None.
Reports To Director - Transmission & Compliance
Education Equivalent experience (year for year) may substitute for required education.
Bachelor's Degree (B. S., B. A.) in a business, engineering, or public administration required.
4+ years Of progressively responsible experience in electric utility system operations, engineering, planning, or reliability compliance required
2+ years Experience in a supervisory role directing the work of others required
Skills and Abilities A fully skilled incumbent will have the following knowledge skills & abilities:
A thorough knowledge of the electric utility industry, utility business and operation of the District’s Bulk Electric System.
A detailed knowledge of reliability compliance standards and the NERC Rules of Procedure.
In-depth knowledge of auditing practices.
Ability to develop programmatic compliance controls.
Ability to assess the impact of regulatory and administrative actions.
Adept at communicating effectively and persuasively in both oral and written communications.
Possess superior project planning and organizational skills.
Ability to elicit cooperation and support from others, and coordinate the work and efforts of others (team building).
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines.
Ability to use analytical skills to evaluate complex issues quickly and effectively.
Excellent interpersonal skills to develop and foster relationships with employees, utilities and regulators.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Readily adapts to change.
To perform this job successfully, an individual is required to have knowledge of PeopleSoft Timekeeping/HR; Microsoft Outlook; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Word; Microsoft PowerPoint; and Maximo CMMS.
Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.