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Compliance Manager-NERC (Las Vegas or Reno)

Company: NV Energy
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

NV Energy

Job ID: 106395
Location: Las Vegas or Reno, NV
Posting Close Date: 01/25/2023
Facility: Pearson Building
Department: Compliance & Standards
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Travel Percentage: Regular_Shift: N/A

Basic Purpose

Manages regulatory compliance programs overseeing all related compliance activities related to the the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to ensure all compliance obligations, national and regional reliability standards are met. Serves as primary point of contact on day-to-day NERC compliance matters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develops, initiates, and maintains plans, policy and procedures for the management and operation of the FERC and/or NERC compliance programs and related activities in accordance with the FERC and/or NERC regulations. Oversees company-wide processes, procedures and controls related to these compliance programs working with management across the organization to ensure regulatory compliance requirements are met.

Develops and maintains compliance monitoring that includes developing testing plans, documenting findings, and generating management reports. Conducts internal reviews and monitoring of business operations including compliance controls, assessments and documentation. Advises changes to minimize risk and ensures compliance with regulation requirements. Provides guidance to business units and compliance leads in their development and implementation of corrective action plans to resolve potential concerns and enhance compliance.

Administers and tracks compliance reviews and risk assessments to evaluate compliance with regulations including periodic self-certifications, self-reports, external audits by third-party agencies and internal audits to support overall attestation of compliance. Develops and implements corrective action plans for resolution of potential concerns and enhancement of compliance. Coordinates audits and investigations with FERC, NERC, and third-party agencies.

Remains current on trends, new and proposed laws and regulations, personnel policies, programs and practices and advises appropriate personnel of legal, compliance, and financial impacts. Monitors, researches, and identifies emerging or changing regulatory compliance requirements affecting or potentially affecting company. Responds to various compliance related questions from business units and provides guidance regarding which processes and controls are needed to meet compliance obligations. Assists management, compliance leads and subject matter experts to create auditable documentation, policies, and procedures.

Coordinates and reviews content for all FERC and/or NERC compliance-related training. Responsible for employee training and tracking.

Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.

Performs related duties as assigned.


Essential Education, Skills, and Environment

Bachelor's degree from an accredited school plus 6 years of related compliance experience. Candidates that do not possess a bachelor's degree must have a minimum of 10 years of related work experience.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated knowledge of:

  • FERC and/or NERC regulations, requirements and compliance obligations
  • Regulatory associations/commissions and related policies, orders and reporting requirements
  • Operational and support areas of a regulated utility including marketing, transmission, generation, natural gas, and information technology
    Skills such as:
    • Assessing, designing, structuring and implementing compliance initiatives
    • Conducting and documenting internal review of business processes and transactions and investigations with a high level of confidentiality
    • Decision making, motivation, negotiation, presentation, human relations, and organization
    • Resolving problems in a timely manner, communicating with a diverse group of internal and external contacts, including communicating technical issues to a non-technical audience.
      Equipment and Applications
      PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

      Work Environment and Physical Demands
      General office environment. No special physical demands required. Frequent travel required.


      Annual Salary: $113,100.00 (Min) to $133,000.00 (Mid); Up to 15% Short Term Incentive Plan target opportunity at the discretion of the company. This is a non-represented position.


      We offer the following benefits for non-represented employees. For represented employees, we offer many similar benefits plans and programs with specific terms negotiated in the collective bargaining agreement.
      • Medical
      • Pharmacy
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Life Insurance & AD&D
      • Wellness
      • Flexible Spending Accounts
      • 401(k) fixed contribution - company contributes 4% regardless of employee's contribution
      • 401(k) match - company matches 100% of the employee's first 6% contribution; immediate vesting
      • Adoption assistance
      • Tuition Assistance
      • Paid Time Off (PTO)
      • 12 paid holidays
      • Parental leave
      • Military leave
      • Bereavement leave
      • Short-term and long-term disability
      • Identity Theft Protection - company paid
      • Flexible Work Schedules, Part-Time Remote Work, or Full-Time Remote Work Options in NV (depending on position) - ask the hiring manager for more information
      • Visit our Corporate website for detailed information and other benefits offered


        At NV Energy, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. NV Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

        If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Human Resources via email at or call our HR Help Desk at (702) 402-5500 and select '0' or Fax your request at (702) 402-0031. TTY Sensory Impaired - 711


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