Job Details

Position Title:Electric Compliance Analyst
Reference Number:13.029
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:OPEN/PROMO EXAM: 13.029
Date Opened: 9/10/2013

(Roseville Electric)


FINAL FILING DATE: Accepting the first 50 qualified applications or closing at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST.

TENTATIVE TEST DATES: Oral Interview Exam: Tuesday, October 29, 2013


The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the full-time position of Electric Compliance Analyst in the Electric Department. The normal work schedule will be Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A flex schedule may be available.

To plan, analyze, implement and report comprehensive regulatory compliance activities within the Electric Department, ensuring operations are compliant with electric industry, Federal, State and local standards, rules and regulations as applied to electric operations.

Receives general direction from the Electric Regulatory Compliance Administrator.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Develop, implement, maintain and audit a comprehensive compliance program in support of Electric Department operations.
• Develop, maintain and audit operations to ensure compliance with electric industry Federal, State and local standards and rules, including electric reliability standards enforced by the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) and North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).
• Establish processes, procedures and programs to monitor electric reliability standards development and inform appropriate staff of changes or additions to industry regulatory requirements and rules.
• Monitor and participate in industry forums and stakeholder groups relevant to the development and implementation of electric reliability standards in the western United States.
• Develop and maintain a tracking and record-keeping program for regulatory compliance filing requirements.
• Monitor operations and analyze data to ensure compliance with a variety of regional, State and Federal regulations; make recommendations for changes in operational procedures to remedy deficiencies identified.
• Develop and conduct training for staff on operational procedures and regulatory requirements.
• Analyze deficiencies and create and recommend corrective action and mitigation plans including scope, timing and priority of planned response to observations, findings and conclusions of internal and external compliance audits and review of processes and procedures as they relate to compliance with Federal, State, WECC/NERC, and local standards and rules.
• Represent function on committees, outside organizations and at staff subcommittees as necessary, coordinate compliance activities with other divisions and outside agencies.
• Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.
• Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for compliance programs; implement policies and procedures.
• Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
• Perform related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
• Principles and practices of regulatory compliance associated with the electric utility industry.
• Principles and practices of safety pertaining to electric utility operations and maintenance.
• Principles and practices of technical report writing and documentation.
• Principles and practices of management information systems.
• Principles and practices of investigation and record keeping activities.
• Principles and methods of developing and presenting training materials.
• Principles and practices of public administration.
• Principles of budget monitoring.
• Modern office equipment, methods, procedures, and computer hardware and software.
• Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.

Ability to:
• Plan, analyze, implement and report comprehensive regulatory compliance strategies.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
• On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds of less.
• Interpret and explain pertinent rules, regulations, policies and procedures as they related to compliance program elements and department activities.
• Interpret and effectively apply Federal, State, and local laws, standards and regulations as they relate to environmental, safety and reliability compliance requirements of electric utility activities.
• Implement innovations designed to effectively track regulatory compliance requirements, in particular those of WECC and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).
• Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.
• Prepare and make effective training presentations regarding regulatory compliance, both formally and informally.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• May supervise, train and evaluate assigned office support staff.

Experience and Training

Two years of increasingly responsible experience administering an energy compliance tracking or regulatory management program, preferably with emphasis on electric reliability standards enforced by WECC and NERC.


Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, business, economics or a related field.

License and Certificate:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.


1. Describe your experience in creating, implementing, and updating policies and procedures to support an entity’s compliance with electric reliability standards enforced by WECC and NERC.

2. Describe your experience in researching, compiling, and reporting compliance information to regulatory agencies.

3. Describe your experience in monitoring electric industry forums and stakeholder group activities with regard to the development and implementation of electric reliability standards.

Applications will be screened to the most qualified candidates. Those candidates will be invited to an oral interview exam weighted at 100%. Scores earned from the oral interview will be used to establish the employment list. Candidates within the top five ranked scores will be certified to the department for final consideration. Final appointment is contingent upon a background check, passing a City-paid pre-employment medical exam, a drug and alcohol screening test, and a fingerprint check.

Job Status:Regular / Benefitted, Salary
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