The Reliability Compliance Analysts enhance electric system reliability by facilitating compliance with NERC and WECC regulatory requirements related to system reliability and/or electric system cyber security. The position may be filled at level I, II or III based on an individual's knowledge, skills and abilities. The incumbent will perform a variety of job duties based on level of competencies (see the attached career level guide for specific details). In conjunction with subject matter experts, this position will assist and/or develop and implement sound tactical programs, procedures and operational processes. Will assist and/or develop and implement complex preventative, detective and compensating compliance controls and best practices across Chelan PUD (District) in order to monitor and facilitate compliance. Level III incumbents lead projects to enable compliant processes and mitigate reliability risk throughout the organization.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: The position may be filled at levels I, II or III (based on qualifications, skills and abilities). In addition to a competitive salary range, Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year.
ABOUT US: Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers. A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities.
We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower generation and we're proud to take a leadership role in environmental stewardship as related to this great river system. Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems. As part of hydropower operations, we've also built 14 parks that serve more than 3 million visitors each year.
Rated by Sunset Magazine as one of the top 20 Western DREAM TOWNS and by Forbes in 2017 as one of the top 25 places to retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!
Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Vet/Disabled
Post-Secondary Education: Bachelor's degree (B. S., B. A.) in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) field, public administration, business, or a related field from a college or university is required for all levels; or equivalent combination of education and experience (candidates without a related 4-year degree will have the 4-year equivalent experience in a role such as reliability compliance analyst, system operator, engineer, auditor, cyber security, legal or regulatory occupation, or closely related field).
Experience: Candidates with at least one (1) year of experience working in a legal, regulatory compliance, auditing, cyber security, engineering, or related field are desired. Level III incumbents are required to possess a minimum of five (5) years of experience interpreting, implementing or adhering to NERC/WECC Reliability Standards in a role such as reliability compliance analyst, system operator, engineer, legal or regulatory occupation, or closely related role. A Juris Doctorate degree in a related area of study may substitute three (3) years of the experience requirement. A master’s degree in a related area of study may substitute two (2) years of the experience requirement for level III incumbents.