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The Successful Regulatory Attorney will handle legal matters related to electric industry. Must be familiar with federal laws regarding electric transmission and reliability standards, including related rules and regulations. The ideal candidate will also have experience with Arizona state law and Arizona Corporation Commission regulations. Must have experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. The candidate must be highly motivated and have the desire to work in a collaborative and technical environment.
Responsible for legal and regulatory matters related to:
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC);
North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC);
Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC); and
Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC).
Counsel clients on legal, commercial and regulatory matters arising in the electric industry.
Work with clients to develop strategy and initiatives regarding electric industry regulation and policy, as well as compliance with federal and regional regulations and standards.
Work with senior management to evaluate and respond to suspected Standards of Conduct violations; and provide training and guidance on these issues.
Provide guidance to clients regarding proposed federal, state and regional regulations, and draft comments for regulatory proceedings.
Attorney III requires a minimum of 5 years of experience
Attorney IV requires a minimum of 8 years of experience
Attorney Sr. requires a minimum of 12 years of experience
Corporate Attorney or experience related to the assignment.
Completion of a Juris Doctor (JD ) from an accredited institution.
This practice requires:
A general knowledge of federal and state regulatory law and principles;
An aptitude to understand underlying technical issues related to the operations of an electric utility;
The ability to educate, advocate and collaborate with elected officials, regulatory agencies, regional industry organizations, and other utility companies;
Experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements;
Excellent analytical skills, as well as superior oral and written communication skills;
The ability to manage multiple matters simultaneously with limited oversight; and
The ability to think quickly and provide thoughtful and thorough legal counsel to executives and senior management, as well as front-line employees.
Bar membership in good standing is required. If not an Arizona State Bar member, must be able to be licensed in Arizona within 12 months.
Why Work at SRP
SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:
• 401(k) plan with employer matching • Retirement pension • Paid vacation • Parental leave • Holiday pay • Sick leave • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance • Wellness programs • Pre-tax benefits • Short and long-term disability plans • Tuition assistance
Requisition ID: 7727
EOE - SRP encourages a diverse workforce
All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.
SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business... environment by seeking innovative ways to re-imagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.