Energy Regulatory Compliance Specialist | Latitude Legal

Energy Regulatory Compliance Specialist

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Latitude has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Energy Regulatory Compliance Specialist to join the legal department of a thriving alternative energy company in Nashviile, Tennessee.  

The ideal candidate knows how to communicate and work well with others and is particularly good at gathering and keeping track of information to ensure required submissions are timely filed. Job duties will primarily include:
  • Manage regulatory filings with FERC and applicable state public utility commissions including qualifying facility and exempt wholesale generator self-certifications, applications for market-based rate authorization, applications for disposition of assets under the Federal Power Act Section 203, Order 860 Relational Database updates, triennial filings, interlocking directorate filings, etc., and coordinate with the company’s asset management team and legal department on regulatory reporting requirements, including EQR and EIA reporting obligations
  • Assist with resolution of compliance issues or administrative proceedings with FERC and other state and federal regulatory bodies as needed
  • Assist legal department with the development and administration of regulatory compliance training to appropriate company personnel
  • Coordinate with outside regulatory counsel as needed
  • Provide updates and strategy recommendations, as needed, to the company’s legal department and management regarding federal and state regulatory matters, including evaluation of new FERC, ISO/RTO, or state commissions’ policies/regulations/decisions, resulting impact on business, and needed changes in business practices

Requirements for Energy Regulatory Compliance Specialist
  • 3+ years of experience with energy regulatory work, including the regulation of generation facilities and FERC
  • Prior experience and familiarity with NERC a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to clearly explain policies, policy impacts, and recommendation in both spoken and written formats to different audiences
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and research skills
  • Outstanding references

Position Details of Energy Regulatory Compliance Specialist
  • Type of role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Hybrid (Nashville, TN)

Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, and location. In addition to salary, a competitive benefits package is also provided.

Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude
Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

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