Specialist V, Operations and Planning Compliance

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97204
Job Title: Specialist V, Operations and Planning Compliance
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Operations
Posting Start Date: February 6, 2018
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours


Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping to shape Oregon’s energy future.

What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too.

You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence.

Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today.


Specialist V, O&P Compliance

Operational Technology Support Services 



This position will assist in understanding, interpreting, communicating, implementing and documenting Substation Operations compliance with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Western Electric Coordinating Council (WECC) regulatory standards regarding Operations and Planning (O&P).  The position must closely follow the decisions and policies at NERC and WECC and will assist in communicating such developments to PGE stakeholders.  The position will be a contributor to the overall compliance effort of PGE, responsible for partnering with PGE’s FERC Compliance Department to meet PGE’s O&P program requirements. The position requires a basic understanding of protection and control equipment and techniques used in power utility substations as well as experience administering a compliance program.

Experience Required:


An associate degree with 8+ years of experience or a bachelor degree with 5+ years of related compliance or utility experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of utility regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent skills to provide training or consulting expertise to others.
  • Effective database skills, including PowerBase and Maximo.
  • Proficient with documentation tools like Microsoft Office, Visio and Adobe.
  • Knowledge of electric utility protection and control systems, substation equipment and communications systems.
How to Apply:

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R18-080. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.


Interested in the extras? PGE offers a range of competitive benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, a company matching gift program, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that includes a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions and a PGE stock purchase plan. Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric


Posting End Date: March 5, 2018