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Analyst Regulatory Compliance

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Date: Nov 2, 2021

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

Company: CPS Energy

We are engineers, high line workers, power plant managers, accountants, electricians, project coordinators, risk analysts, customer service operators, community representatives, safety and security specialists, communicators, human resources partners, information technology technicians and much, much more. We are 3,300 people committed to enhancing the lives of the communities we serve.  Together, we are powering the growth and success of our community progress every day!

 

Deadline to apply: Open until filled 

Pay Grade

10, 11, 14 & 15

Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.

Position Summary

The position oversees the design and development of programs, processes, and procedures necessary to assure CPS Energy's regulatory compliance with agencies such as PHMSA/DOT, Texas Railroad Commission, FERC, NERC and/or ERCOT.   Monitors various regulatory statutes and protocols, coordinates and implements new initiatives related to automating compliance processes and conducts internal audits, prepares for external audits, interprets and administers regulatory standards and regulations and develop project plans.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Leads diverse teams to document compliance processes, conduct gap analysis, identify corrective actions, and implement suitable controls to prevent recurrence.  Work with Stakeholders to develop sustainable program improvements.   Develop and implement internal processes and procedures for compliance monitoring program.  Develops, coordinates, implements and updates policies, procedures and programs, when required, to support and maintain compliance with Reliability Standards and industry changes.  Monitors regulatory activities as requested to assure awareness and responsiveness to the changes of the regulatory environment.  Manage and track documentation.
  • Assist the business in scheduling exercises and documenting artifacts to demonstrate compliance.
  • Initiate, Plan and implement projects for enhancing regimen around compliance.  This may entail Physical Security Projects or IT System enhancements or Capital Projects.  Work will involve identifying the gap, identifying how the gap is to be filled, establishing a Purchase Requisition and Purchase Order, and managing work to completion.
  • Training and Security Awareness – Liaison between business area and employees in the administration and maintenance of regulatory compliance training and delivery. Partner with SME’s in developing training and awareness modules. Update required training modules and deploy computer based training (cbt’s) through the learning management system. Roll-out training and maintain current list of authorized auditable personnel training lists.  Identify and implement process improvements with training program.
  • Audit – Collect artifacts related to internal / external audit requests, self-certification, quarterly data submittals, and other regulatory inquiries.  Assist and prepare documentation for the completion of questions and gather evidence to support compliance.  Prepare appropriate business areas for scheduled regulatory audits.
  • Regulatory Requirement education - Research and review changes to regulatory protocols and operating guidelines for applicability to CPS Energy.  Develop communications and participate in meetings related to changes in standards.  Keep management apprised of changes in strategy necessitating budgetary needs and/or personnel support.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Skills

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization.
Ability to set priorities, organize work and make occasional exceptions.
Exceptionally strong analytical and problem solving abilities
Proficient in Microsoft Office Package, including word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software, electronic mail and scheduling
Initiative to work independently or as a member of a team, coordinating with others to achieve desired results
Demonstrated well-developed written and verbal communications skills for interaction within the section, across departmental lines to all levels of personnel, and vertically with management.
Ability to meet goals and objectives with minimal direct supervision
Demonstrated positive interpersonal behaviors toward CPS Energy, associates, and customers consistent with company core values.
Ability to make independent decisions and often makes recommendations which affect the section, department and/or division

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience creating business intelligence reports and complex database administration/creation
  • Demonstrated experience with record of duties in the bulk electric industry and experience with instituting a coordinated compliance-type program 
  • Progressively responsible record of duties in the bulk electric industry and experience with instituting a coordinated compliance-type program  
  • Understanding of the industrial control systems, networks and controls systems at CPS Energy to ensure system reliability
  • Knowledge of cyber architecture and control mechanisms

Competencies

Learning Quickly
Serving Customers
Driving for Results
Evaluating and Implementing Ideas
Delivering High Quality Work
Communicates Effectively

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Technology, Engineering, Accounting, Information Systems or demonstrated experience in a highly technical analytical position in lieu of degree.

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Indoor work, operating computer, manual dexterity, talking, hearing, repetitive motion. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator. Ability to travel between business related events. Work hours may be extended.

Physical Demands

Office Environment

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.


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