Assures compliance with reliability standards subject to civil penalty under the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC.) Develops processes and procedures; coordinates, tracks and reports compliance; maintains an up to date knowledge of current standards; and draft reviews and assists in the development of comprehensive training programs to ensure responsible employees are properly trained on, and thoroughly comply with, current reliability standards.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Monitors and updates appropriate event calendars that assure compliance related events are completed timely.
Assures Subject Matter Experts formulate, update and submit evidence timely which includes periodically assessing and updating plans, processes and procedures.
Assists in the development of internal controls reduce the risk of violating requirements, and reduce the risk of not identifying a violation promptly.
Co-ordinates compliance activities with regulatory groups such as RFC, SERC and NERC; and government agencies or professional groups such as NRECA, ACES, Homeland Security, FBI, etc.
Maintains, organizes and updates internal control Worksheets that document tribal knowledge.
Maintains quality evidence guidelines and ensure they are followed by Subject Matter Experts and other staff.
Assists Subject Matter Experts with the development of evidentiary and supporting documents to demonstrate or support compliance with NERC Standards.
Tracks mandatory standards subject to future enforcement, pending regulatory approval by FERC to ensure that Subject Matter Experts are in full compliance when they become enforceable.
Conducts quality assurance reviews, assessments, and internal audits of all evidentiary documents that directly impact compliance.
Evaluates information from resources in order to: Compile resources and summarize compliance requirements; Research and identify examples of ways to document compliance.
Designs, edits, reviews, composes, modifies and/or diagram compliance documents including but not limited to: Plans, procedures, processes, diagrams, protocols, programs, objectives, definition taxonomy, workflow, etc.
Develops priorities to assure successful audits.
Uses a Learning Management System (LMS) to develop automated training, Hoosier Subject Matter Experts self-certifying compliance, and to document that Hoosier staff understands updates to plans, processes and procedures before implementation.
Provides technical writing support for special projects which can include audit preparation and development of presentations.
Other duties as assigned in order to meet time sensitive deadlines or compliance goals.
3 years experience in the electric utility/power industry or equivalent.
An additional 5 years’ experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s degree requirement.
Prior NERC compliance preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to exercise flexibility to work effectively in a changing environment.
Strong problem solving and decision making skills to identify, anticipate and resolve problems at hand.
Ability to manage multiple projects with varying scopes and timelines.
Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and work as part of a team.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations.
Hoosier Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
About Hoosier Energy
Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission cooperative serving 18 member electric cooperatives in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois.