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8481 NERC Compliance Specialist
PSEG | Newark, New Jersey
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Job Description

Requisition ID:  28384 

Job Function/Category:  NERC/CIP 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 


This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy




Responsible for assisting the Manager NERC Compliance with reviews and submittals to NERC and Regional Organizations ensuring data is comprehensive, complete and submitted on schedule to meet critical turnaround times and all regulatory requirements. Non-compliance with NERC standards potentially exposes the company to significant monetary penalties.


  • Accountable for meeting critical NERC reporting deadlines and assisting the Manager of NERC compliance in the understanding of regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for the compilation and maintenance of NERC compliance documents, performing assessments and analyses, and follow-up with LOB subject matter experts (SME).
  • Accountable for working with the SMEs to create the necessary plans for audit preparation and NERC mitigation activities.
  • Assemble professional level documentation packages for submittal as compliance evidence for self-certifications with support from applicable SMEs; maintaining documentation for NERC submissions filed on behalf of LOBs.
  • Apply NERC expertise in supporting LOB initiatives.
  • Accountable for assisting the Manager in guiding the LOB clients to ensure proper design requirements with regard to NERC regulations.
  • Responsible for working collaboratively with LOB SMEs to promote the NERC standard development processes that support the interests of the company. The Compliance Specialist must interface with a variety of personnel and departments and at all levels to ensure process adherence to NERC regulations.
  • Responsible for relationship building with key NERC stakeholders within the organization. Position will be a direct report to the Manager of NERC Compliance.
  • Assist the NERC database administrator in maintaining appropriate corporate documentation and in building required reporting and training on NERC standards.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years of experience in IT or Regulatory Compliance.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Candidate must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidate must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.


Required Competencies:

  • Candidate must possess planning and organizing demonstrated skills and abilities, which include good time management and prioritization skills.
  • Must have the ability to work in both a team environment and as an individual contributor.
  • Must have demonstrated attention to detail skill sets, be results oriented; and be able to work concurrently with multiple deadlines and deliverables.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (e.g. preparation of legal or regulatory reports)
  • Ability to build strong relationships with PSEG internal stakeholders.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skill sets.
  • Good general project management skills.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree
  • Utility Transmission and Distribution experience
  • Power Generation experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with Adobe Professional
  • Knowledge of NERC Standards and Compliance
  • Knowledge of Federal regulations with regard to electric reliability standards, regional reliability councils and related industry organizations, NERC reliability standards, or similar experience with monitoring and reporting on regulatory mandated processes


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About PSEG

Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PSEG) is a holding company that operates through three principal direct wholly owned subsidiaries: Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), PSEG Power LLC (Power) and PSEG Energy Holdings LLC (Energy Holdings). PSEG is an energy company with a diversified business mix. PSEG's operations are primarily in the Northeastern and Mid Atlantic United States, and in other select markets. The wholly owned operating subsidiaries of Power are PSEG Fossil LLC (Fossil), PSEG Nuclear LLC (Nuclear) and PSEG Energy Resources & Trade LLC (ER&T). (Source: 10-K)

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