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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
74693.00 - 105518.00 Per Year
Location:
95354, California
Country:
United States
Industry:
NERC/CIP Compliance
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Less than 2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
ID
203746
Job Title:
Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I/II
95354

Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I/II

 

The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time position in the Resources Planning and Development Department, Electric Resources Division, to perform responsible and professional duties related to the administration of the District's electric reliability compliance program; and to ensure that the District's electric system is operated in a reliable and stable manner compliant with the national and regional reliability standards, e.g. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Western Electricity Coordination Council (WECC), etc.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I This is the entry level class in the Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under general supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to direction as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned.

Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst II This is the journey level class in the Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level.
Any Qualified Individual May Apply.  The Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I/II is an exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative, Technical, and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I/II vacancies that may occur through March 18, 2020.

 Examples of Duties:Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Monitor, audit and review to ensure that all applicable District organizations comply with NERC and WECC standards.
  • Create and administer a detailed, company-wide reliability compliance tracking system.
  • Represent the District in various regional and national forums regarding electric reliability.
  • Follow and participate in new standards and rule making proceedings at FERC, WECC, and NERC regarding electric reliability.
  • Prepare and submit compliance filings.
  • Coordinate audits to meet deadlines.
  • Provide training to various District organizations.
  • Prepare and review reliability-related technical documentation.
  • Chair the Reliability Compliance Committee.
  • Represent the District in dealings with NERC and WECC regarding compliance issues.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, outside agencies, and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
 Typical Qualifications:

Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I

Knowledge of:

  • Electric utility operating and maintenance practices.
  • Methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and report presentation.
  • Principles of technical report preparation. Principles and practices of safety management.
  • Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications.
  • Principles and practices of effective customer service.

Ability to:

  • Learn to interpret and integrate complex data and information, including standards.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
  • Prepare compliance submittals and reliability-related technical documentation. Understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Effectively present ideas and concepts in oral and written formats and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Coordinate work with other District personnel, other agencies, and the public.
  • Effectively use applicable information systems and applications in analysis, research, and reporting activities and projects.
  • Occasionally travel outside of the area to attend various meetings and work outside of normal work hours to meet workload needs.
  • Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications.
  • Principles and practices of effective customer service.

Experience and Training

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: One year of progressively responsible and directly related analytical experience in an electric utility setting.

Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with major course work in Business Administration, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.

License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license.

Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst II

In addition to the qualifications for the Electric Reliability Compliance Analyst I:

Knowledge of:

  • Related federal and state regulations including NERC and WECC reliability standards and compliance process.
  • District's bulk electric system.

Ability to:

  • Independently interpret and integrate complex data and information, including standards.
  • Work with the greatest degree of independence to determine methods to meet programmatic goals.
  • Use appreciable ingenuity and innovation to conceive of new approaches and solutions to address complex problems and issues.
  • Demonstrate persuasion and negotiation skills, to build consensus to achieve short and long-term goals and objectives.
  • Formulate appropriate courses of action which have broad and far reaching impact.
  • Assign, oversee and evaluate the work of subordinate professional staff as assigned with accountability for results.

Experience and Training

Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Three years of progressively responsible experience similar to Electric Compliance Analyst I with the District.

Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with major course work in Business Administration, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.

License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license.

 Supplemental Information:A resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The position is open until filled.  Screening of applications will begin on or after Friday, April 5, 2019. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration.   Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview; and (2) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process.   Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.   THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. 
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

 

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