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Arizona Public Service Regulatory Compliance Consultant / Regulatory Compliance Advisor (NERC) in United States

Responsibilities

As part of the APS team, you are important to the success and future of our organization. You can be a part of a unique industry and work with us to provide reliable service, our community can count on us for safe, clean and reliable energy. APS, Arizona’s largest and longest-serving electric company, has announced a goal to deliver 100 percent clean, carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050. This is the boldest clean-energy goal of any Arizona electric company, and one of the most ambitious nationwide.

At APS, we believe in creating a workplace where belonging matters. Inclusion at APS, is embracing the perspective that each employee brings to work every day across our enterprise.

Regulatory Compliance Consultant / Regulatory Compliance Advisor (NERC)Manages compliance to North American Electrical Reliability/Western Electricity Coordinating Council (NERC/WECC) Reliability Standards through strategic business partnerships with designated APS business subject matter experts (SME) and senior management. Advises in the areas of regulatory strategic planning and decision making to support the overall APS compliance framework.

Proactively anticipates changes in the regulatory environment and advises on actions to prepare the organization. Monitors operations to ensure compliance with Federal and Regional Regulatory Standards, assesses compliance risk and recommends remedies. Evaluates information received from various regulatory agencies and shares data and analysis with business. Oversees and directs day-to-day execution of APS' NERC regulatory compliance program. Evaluates operating events, coordinates corrective action and reports on lessons learned. Represents Company position informally or through testimony with regulators, industry, trade organizations, etc. Directs and/or performs research and analyses for the administration of the NERC Internal Compliance Plan to ensure compliance with Reliability Standards.

Minimum RequirementsRegulatory Compliance Consultant (NERC)

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum seven (7) years’ related utility based regulatory compliance experience.
  • In lieu of a degree, an equivalent combination of education and experience totaling eleven (11) years is required.
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge of federal and regional electric utility industry and associated regulatory / legislative issues and related compliance requirements.

Minimum Requirements*Regulatory Compliance Advisor (NERC)*

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum ten (10) years’ related utility based regulatory compliance experience.
  • In lieu of a degree, an equivalent combination of education and experience totaling (14) years is required.
  • Expert knowledge of federal and regional electric utility industry and associated regulatory / legislative issues and related compliance requirements.
Export Compliance/EEO

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Pinnacle West”) provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: 20210003

Location: Phoenix

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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