Associate / Regulatory Analyst

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Job Function Summary

Develops revenue requirement for general rate cases and ensures pricing structure reflects the rates the company is authorized to collect and that support company operations. Provides advocacy at the Public Utility Commission in contested matters with multiple external stakeholders that have alternative (often adverse) policy goals and competing analyses. The advocacy includes providing testimony, comments, data responses and negotiating to settlements acceptable to the company. Undertakes compliance reporting to the regulator on a variety of issues. Develops, analyzes, revises and administers the company’s retail tariff. Researches and compiles studies to assess the effectiveness of current tariff and regulatory approaches; when appropriate, develops proposals to change them. Provides internal regulatory consulting to other departments on strategy and tactics. Maintains relationships with regulators related to rate cases and other filings. Informs and executes regulatory strategy. Provides internal consulting on regulatory strategy and impacts on business matters.

Key Job Information

Regulatory Analyst 5978

Grade 6

Career Level: P2

Intermediate: Requires expanded professional-level knowledge and experience in own area; incumbents continue to acquire higher-level knowledge and skills

Expands on high-level knowledge of the company, processes and customers

Solves a range of more complex problems

Analyzes possible solutions using advanced knowledge and applying protocols

Operates independently and receives only a moderate level of guidance and direction

Key Responsibilities

Regulatory Analyses Contributes to regulatory filings and provides team with technical expertise, analysis and recommended approaches; drafts comments, testimony, exhibits, work papers and/or other documentation for internal consideration and/or publicly filed regulatory proceedings; collaborates with managers and other departments to seek input on issues and provide information in regulatory proceedings

Internal Consulting Provides regulatory and tariff consulting to other departments; researches and analyzes information from a range of sources to identify trends and suggests solutions for business/regulatory requirements

Regulatory Strategy Contributes to the development and execution of strategy; researches industry practices and company history to prepare financial models and analyses for regulatory issues, including drafting comments, testimony, completing spreadsheet analysis and responding to data requests

Compliance Compiles and analyzes data for regulatory reports; researches and provides input on basic compliance issues

External Interaction Drafts responses to data requests; represents company with customers and before regulatory body; interacts with regulatory staff and stakeholders to respond to questions and provide information; cultivates and maintains professional relationships with regulatory staff and stakeholders

Education/Experience/Certifications

Education Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering, economics, business or related field or equivalent experience

Experience Typically two or more years in related field.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

Functional Competencies

  • Intermediate knowledge of business, engineering and/or economics, financial modeling and ratemaking principles
  • Intermediate knowledge of financial and utility industry regulation
  • Working knowledge of electrical distribution, transmission and generation facilities

General Competencies

  • Working business-acumen skills
  • Working problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate written and oral communication skills
  • Working analytical thinking skills
  • Working organization and prioritization skills
  • Working resiliency and adaptability skills

Physical and Cognitive Demands

Cognitive Level

Intermediate: Consistent use of relevant principles to solve practical problems and to deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Cognitive

  • Ability to adhere to set response times, deadlines and time-sensitive tasks
  • Ability to follow accuracy standards
  • Ability to follow through on decision-making tasks
  • Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively within a team environment
  • Ability to communicate and problem solve when under stress
  • Ability to respond and adapt to frequent change
  • Ability to accept and demonstrate self-awareness when provided constructive feedback
  • Ability to discern feedback and acknowledge ownership of areas of improvement
  • Ability to avoid future mistakes by applying reasonable skills to new but similar work situations or tasks
  • Ability to successfully collaborate with peers, managers and others within the organization Demonstrates sound memory
  • Ability to process new information to be applied consistently to work tasks

Environment – Hybrid Schedule  

PGE supports flexible work arrangements; however, these arrangements may need to change due to business needs or changes in responsibility.

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PGE believes in rewarding dedicated performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

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PGE does not discriminate on the basis of disability. We recognize individuals have a variety of abilities to offer and we believe there is much to value and celebrate by incorporating different abilities into the work we do. One very important way we live this out is in our application and interview process. We work hard to support individuals who may need an accommodation to fully participate in these processes. If you feel you may need an accommodation, or would like to request one, please notify the Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter) associated with the job posting. You may also make this request by contacting talentacquisition@pgn.com or by calling 503-464-7250. The Recruiter will provide information and next steps for the accommodation process.  Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) team is also available for support.  You can contact them at dei@pgn.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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