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Reliability Compliance Manager

  • Full Time
  • Longview, Wash.
  • Salary: $105,255–$157,894 per year
  • Posting End Date: January 23, 2022

Website Cowlitz PUD

Wage or Salary:
$105,255–$157,894 per year

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 a knowledgeable,  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.

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.

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • 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.
Additional Information:

Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete.

Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered:

  1. Completed NEOGOV online application.
  2. Supplemental questionnaire responses
  3. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications.
  4. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education.

Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract.

Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

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