2350m - Lead NERC Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Tampa, Florida, United States

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Type: Permanent

Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Engineering

Industry: Natural Resources / Utility - Electric Power

Salary: 115-135k plus traditional Pension and Relocation Assistance

Reference ID: 2350m

Date Posted: 01/07/2022

Shortcut: http://management-recruiters-of-bonita-springs.jobs.mrinetwork.com/LGSGxS

Responsible for development, implementation, monitoring and management of our Client’s NERC compliance program. Performs specific tasks, prepares or reviews evidence showing compliance with the NERC Operations & Planning (O&P/693) Reliability Standards, coordinates compliance activities and provides guidance to Subject Matter Experts. Implements systematic continuous improvements of compliance policies, procedures, training materials, and asset lists. Maintains knowledge of current and future regulatory requirements and assesses their impact on the company.  Location: Tampa, FL



  • Develops internal processes and controls to achieve and sustain compliance with all applicable NERC Reliability Standards, FERC Standards of Conduct, and market manipulation training requirements
  • Directs internal activities relating to initiation and implementation of program changes
  • Directs the development and maintenance of relevant training materials for compliance program
  • Provides training and direction to personnel in order to maintain an environment of continuous improvement
  • Oversees, Coordinates, and/or Manages:
    • the non-compliance process to document non-compliance to NERC standards, coordinates the evaluation of each occurrence, and tracks the implementation of corrective action
    • regulatory audit preparation activities to include preparation, critique and validation of reliability standard audit worksheets (RSAW's) and periodic updates
    • all on and off-site activities for self-certifications, audits, and cyber vulnerability assessments through the collection of documents and evidence and interaction with regulatory personnel
    • response and action items required to ensure audit and cyber vulnerability assessment findings, and non-compliance submission dates and required regulatory submittals are met
    • the storage of required NERC compliance documentation and evidence to ensure the material is available and follows BES Cyber System Information requirements
    • Balloting reviews for new and revised NERC Reliability Standards
  • Presents updates to leadership on the status of programs, plans, reports, and related documents
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with local industry, regional entities and internal stakeholders to allow for effective achievement of business goals and compliance with program requirements
  • Monitors NERC Reliability Standards as well as SERC Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program (CMEP), to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Participates in the NERC Standards Development Process as necessary to ensure company interests are addressed when existing standards are revised, or new standards are proposed
  • Reviews correspondence from NERC, SERC, and industry groups to gain understanding of compliance program and appropriate electric utility industry regulatory requirements



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Business, Risk Management, or similar, required
  • 8+ years’ related experience, including NERC Operations & Planning (O&P/693) Compliance; Information Technology (IT), Cyber Security or similar with emphasis on technical and security domains
  • Auditing or Risk Management experience
  • NERC Reliability Standards
  • Utility electrical generator operation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task, demonstrates sound judgment; works effectively under pressure


Company Brief:

Incorporated over 70 years ago, our client is one of the largest G&Ts in the country, providing essential wholesale electric services to nine Member distribution electric cooperatives serving 1.8M customers in 42 Florida counties.


Lead NERC Regulatory Compliance Specialist 2350m

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Key Words:

NERC 693 O&P Reliability Standards regulatory compliance Bulk electric system Generation Transmission Distribution Electric Utility operations planning CIP Standards Subject Matter Expert

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