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Summary of Responsibilities

The Compliance Monitoring Coordinator is responsible for administering activities for Texas RE’s Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program (CMEP). Texas RE’s CMEP activities include, but are not limited to the following: enforcement actions, mitigating activities, audits, spot checks, periodic data submittals, self-certifications, event analysis, complaints and compliance investigations. Specifically, this position serves as the administrative interface with Texas RE’s subject matter experts, Registration and Certification, RAPA Group, Standards, Compliance Assessments, Enforcement, Legal, Primary Compliance Contacts, other Regional Entities, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The position reports to the Manager, CMEP Coordination and Special Projects.

Essential Job Duties

  • Excel at providing customer service and administrative support to various CMEP departments
  • Support day-to-day operations for specific work groups as assigned
  • Regularly monitor email, evaluate, and respond to requests
  • Prepare and process CMEP documents conforming to established templates
  • Ensure that all documentation is accurate and complete
  • Track documentation modifications
  • Develop, update, and maintain program area templates
  • Prepare data for computer entry in a timely and accurate manner
  • Collaborate with internal staff and registered entities to resolve document discrepancies
  • Prepare and maintain presentations, spreadsheets, and reports
  • Track milestones for reporting purposes
  • Update and maintain databases
  • Regularly develop, update, and maintain procedures and work instructions
  • Work effectively with registered entities, Regional Entities, NERC, and FERC
  • Prepare Member Representative Committee (MRC) and Board quarterly reports
  • Participate in working group activities as assigned
  • Schedule meetings as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • May include occasional travel

Job Competencies

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ensure accuracy of work products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university or six years applicable experience
  • Minimum two years progressively responsible experience in coordinating multiple activities simultaneously in a professional office environment
  • Organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and SharePoint skills
  • Background in regulatory, compliance, or legal activities, or related field preferred
  • Prefer some knowledge of the electric industry

Additional Information for Applicants

  • Background checks (including criminal history and drug screening, education and employment verification) will be conducted prior to employment
  • Certain positions require travel outside the U.S.; valid passport necessary for those positions
  • Texas RE has restrictions on employee and employee’s household members’ employment and financial relationships with NERC registered entities. Additional details furnished upon request

Summary of Responsibilities

The Compliance Engineer/Analyst II is considered a mid-level candidate performing NERC Reliability Standard compliance engagements and other compliance program activities. The position is expected to develop expertise in the areas of the electrical power industry, professional auditing, and risk-based compliance processes.

The Compliance Engineer/Analyst II prepares and performs engagements in order to evaluate compliance with the NERC Reliability Standards. This position has significant contact with personnel who manage, operate, plan, and oversee generation, transmission, distribution, and physical/cyber security. The Compliance Engineer/Analyst 2 ensures information obtained is consistent and accurate for preparing documentation and reports for the engaged NERC registered entity, NERC, FERC, Texas RE management and the Texas RE Board, as directed.

The Compliance Engineer/Analyst II works independently and in a team environment while reporting to the Manager, O&P Compliance Monitoring.

The Compliance Engineer/Analyst II is also responsible for assisting with efforts to compose engagement guidance, responding to formal questions, and providing outreach and training.

Job Duties

  • Plans, supports, and conducts compliance engagements of NERC registered entities
  • Develops accurate, concise reports and presentations, as directed, on engagements, activities, findings and needs of the program for Texas RE, registered entities (where applicable) and NERC
  • Maintains confidentiality of evidence, findings, reports, and any other records
  • Represents Texas RE in NERC working groups/task forces as assigned
  • Communicates program requirements to NERC registered entities through presentations at informational meetings, website postings, and other venues
  • Reviews changes to all NERC Reliability Standards, policies, and related material for impact on the risk-based compliance program
  • Utilizes computer systems to obtain logs, real time information, operational records and other data for reliability and security compliance needs. Maintains working knowledge of databases, SharePoint, OSI PI software, and other data systems
  • Processes collected data as necessary for risk-based compliance monitoring and assessment. Perform statistical, logical or other mathematical analysis as needed
  • Ensures procedures, templates and other risk-based compliance monitoring materials are maintained, up to date, and Texas RE staff is made are aware of any approved changes
  • Develops project requests and interface with other groups to implement and track progress on projects needed by the department
  • Works independently, productively and follow through on all responsibilities to bring projects to a successful conclusion
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Provides input and support for training risk-based compliance monitoring staff
  • Ability to travel up to 30%

General Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering field of study or six years applicable experience
  • Minimum of 3 years in excess of degree requirements stated above of progressively responsible experience
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Functional/technical skills
  • Technical learning ability

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Knowledge of grid planning or operations with an emphasis on reliability or security
  • Ability to use specialized applications for IT security, power system modeling, analysis, and/or energy management systems
  • One of the following active certifications:

    Engineering/Operations: PE, CET, NCSO, ERCOT System Operator

    Audit: CIA, CQA, CGAP, CCSA, CISA

Additional Information for Applicants

  • Background checks (including criminal history and drug screening, education and employment verification) will be conducted prior to employment.
  • Certain positions require travel outside the U.S.; valid passport necessary for those positions.
  • Texas RE has restrictions on employee and employee’s household members’ employment and financial relationships with NERC registered entities. Additional details furnished upon request.
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