This position is part of the WAPA Headquarters. As a Reliability Compliance Management Specialist, you will be responsible to administer the Western Area Power Administration's reliability compliance program and specifically manage the regional reliability compliance program for assigned regional NERC registrations.
The incumbent serves as the technical expert on NERC and RRO reliability standards compliance activities and develops, directs, and oversees compliance programs for assigned NERC registrations. Serves as the regional NERC Reliability Compliance Manager and is an authority on compliance violation decisions. Takes a leadership position to plan, provide regional personnel training, and direct the preparation for, and completion of, required NERC RRO audits. Actively participates in the review of NERC/RRO standards compliance audits or investigations for other Regions. Facilitates development of mitigation plans to comply with compliance audit, or violation, findings. Exercises leadership role in coordinating, developing, reviewing, or implementing of policies, guidelines and procedures required to meet NERC/RRO standards. Leads cross-functional and cross-organizational teams to plan, develop, and implement processes and guidance for the reliability compliance program. Develops the internal monitoring and reporting process to provide reasonable assurance of reliability compliance with RRO/NERC mandatory compliance monitoring and enforcement program. Knowledge of Operations, Transmission Planning, Maintenance, and Information Technology functions policies, concepts, principles, and techniques of management or program administration. This includes knowledge of management and agency policies, regulations and precedents, program analysis, objectives and techniques, and their application to improve the effectiveness of broad and complex program areas.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: experience advising on North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Regional Reliability Organizations (RRO) reliability standards and policies. Experience with processes that support a NERC compliance program.
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