Cowlitz PUD is one of the top employers in Cowlitz County and we want you to join our team!
Cowlitz PUD's Compliance Business Unit is seeking aknowledgeable, detail orientated, and well spoken communicator to fill our Reliability Compliance Manager position.
Come help us power the future!
Our Mission: Provide customers safe, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable electricity. Our Vision: Connecting customers to energy to power Cowlitz County's future.
Compensation Philosophy: Cowlitz PUD is committed to providing a fair and competitive compensation program to attract, retain and reward high-performing employees at all levels. Cowlitz PUD staff positions are set in pay ranges as determined by a market based salary study and salaries are determined by evaluating a candidate’s experience and qualifications as well as organizational pay equity.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Reliability Compliance Manager leads the District's efforts to meet its statutory obligations in fulfilling all NERC reliability standards and WECC regional reliability standards. They lead the District in providing stakeholder comment in the NERC and WECC standard development process and serve as the District member representative to WECC and RC West. They will also represent the District as the primary NERC stakeholder and compliance contact.
EXPERIENCE, WORKING CONDITIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field with a minimum three (3) years' experience in risk management or related field and five (5) years electrical experience in electric systems operations, generation and/or planning. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be qualifying.
Must be thoroughly familiar with all NERC and FERC regulatory processes as they relate to mandatory compliance with WECC reliability standards. Must have at least five (5) years of in depth, demonstrative experience in FERC/NERC/WECC regulatory compliance, to include but not be limited to: CIP Standards, Reliability Standards, knowledge of WECC and RCCo rules and regulatory activity.
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
Professional Engineering License
The work environment conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Work is typically performed in an office environment with some field work.
Work is performed Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Remote work is not available for this position.
Public Utility District No. 1 of Cowlitz County (better known as Cowlitz PUD) is a publicly owned municipal corporation of the State of Washington. The purpose of this municipal corporate organization is for efficient generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy. The PUD is owned by the residents of Cowlitz County and operates on revenues from the sales of its services. The PUD has limited statutory authority to levy taxes.