American Electric Power NERC Compliance Spec Assc - NERC Compln Spec in New Albany, Ohio

17037BR

Title:

NERC Compliance Spec Assc - NERC Compln Spec

Job Description:

NOTE: Education and relevant experience will be used to determine the appropriate salary and salary grade.

NERC Compliance Specialist Assc (entry level)

NERC Compliance Specialist

Job Summary: Assist in ensuring compliance for Transmission Operations regarding the NERC reliability standards as applied by all Regional Reliability Organizations (RROs), collaborating with Transmission, Generation, Commercial Operations, and Corporate in compliance matters, interfacing with these business units in the standards development/review process. Assist with standards development, ensuring appropriate systems are in place to track and monitor compliance, perform daily tasks to monitor compliance, and assist with performing quarterly/yearly reviews to demonstrate compliance. Works under supervision and works closely with higher-level employees to accomplish tasks.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Assist in performing tasks required to ensure compliance with the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) reliability standards applicable to AEP. The tasks required vary widely relative to the standards measures, as such; tasks would be assigned to make best use of the successful candidate's background. These tasks would be principally related to processes and procedures developed to comply with the applicable NERC suite of standards. This includes:

a. Validating report data against approval lists.

b. Generating reports to save as audit evidence.

c. Collaborating with other AEP business units to compile and validate evidence.

  1. Assist the Manager Transmission NERC Compliance to ensure that reliability standards strategy, documentation, and associated evidence are aligned and consistent with AEP policy and strategy.

  2. Collaborate with other Transmission Organizations, Commercial Operations, Generation and Corporate in compliance monitoring and tracking.

  3. Assist in maintaining systems to track/monitor compliance with the NERC reliability standards

  4. Assist in ensuring appropriate processes are in place to track/monitor newly developed standards.

  5. Review developing standards to enhance the monitoring and tracking of NERC reliability compliance standards and facilitate record keeping of evidence associated with said standards.

  6. Assist in ensuring that appropriate evidence is captured to meet compliance requirements.

  7. Assist in periodic audits performed by the RROs to assess AEP compliance with the full range of NERC reliability standards; assist in performing internal audits as required.

Auto req ID:

17037BR

Relocation:

No

Location:

New Albany, OH

Job Type:

Full-Time

Job Category:

Energy/Utilities

Minimum Requirements:

NERC Compliance Specialist Assc

Education: Associate's degree in business administration, computer science, engineering, or related field, or High School Diploma / GED and two (2) years of experience in compliance and/or Information Technology.

Experience: No experience required except as noted above.

NERC Compliance Specialist

Education: Associate's degree in business administration, computer science, engineering, or related field, or High School Diploma / GED and two (2) years of experience in compliance and/or Information Technology.

Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of experience in addition to any experience noted above.

Requirements - Other (for both levels):

Demonstrate the highest standards of ethical behavior and support the Company's Corporate Compliance policy.

Strong skills in communication, issue resolution, organization, and facilitation are essential.

Solid understanding of the business unit / operating company systems is preferred.

Experience with SCADA systems preferred.

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