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Regulatory Compliance Analyst

Date:  Jun 16, 2022
Job ID:  2955
Location: 

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Remote and Hybrid Work Opportunities:  Hybrid (WA Based)

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

 

PSE's Environmental Services team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Regulatory Compliance Analyst position!
Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

At Puget Sound Energy we are focused on recruiting, retaining and developing team members who share our passion and commitment to providing sophisticated and consistent environmental compliance support. Our team values different perspectives, cares about the sustainability of our planet and is committed to upholding PSE’s commitments to the environment, including our Beyond Net Zero Carbon climate goals. In return, we offer you the opportunity to be part of a strong team of environmental professionals working together to achieve and maintain the company’s compliance goals.


The Regulatory Compliance Analyst role is a foundational team member who works with a group of environmental professionals and subject matter experts to support regulatory compliance efforts in the company. In undertaking this effort, a Regulatory Compliance Analyst works with a team to research, plan, develop and implement environmental compliance programs to support the company in striving to meet all federal, state and regulatory requirements; advises other departments on regulatory requirements; conducts employee training on applicable requirements; works with subject matter team and legal representatives to participate and provide input into federal and state rulemaking proceedings; and monitors federal and state regulations, orders and rules to stay informed of current and changing requirements.  


It is of paramount importance that this role works with other team members to adhere to the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities and promotes and supports a culture of total safety.


Finally, this individual must demonstrate a commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct.

Job Responsibilities

  • Works with subject matter experts that oversee environmental cleanup projects related to legacy activities (as regulated under CERCLA and MTCA), management of hazardous materials (e.g., under EPCRA and SPCC), management and disposal of dangerous/hazardous wastes (Washington Dangerous Waste Rules and RCRA), and spill response at PSE facilities and offsite within its service area.
  • Researches and remains current on federal, state and other statutes; regulations; and orders.
  • Provides support in the development, implementation and documentation of environmental programs in accordance with all regulatory requirements, including reporting requirements.
  • Provides support in developing training programs covering regulatory compliance issues and conducts necessary training.
  • Coordinates with compliance personnel in other departments.
  • Works cooperatively with staff from other departments to communicate pending or upcoming regulatory proposals and obtains input from others in aligning regulatory proposals with company objectives.
  • As directed, researches and assesses industry best practices in environmental compliance.
  • Establishes and maintains environmental compliance materials including report templates, documentation guidelines and training materials.
  • Supports immediate supervisor or manager in responding in a timely manner to day-to-day requests from business units on environmental compliance matters.
  • Runs, in collaboration with other analysts, PSE’s compliance tracking program.
  • Provides support and maintenance of department dashboards and website.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, economics, finance, engineering; or applicable field, and one year of applicable experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of federal and state rules and regulations concerning compliance processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new and upgraded computerized systems to job responsibilities, including use of software tracking mechanism for compliance issues, word-processing, spreadsheets and presentation programs.  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access

Desired Qualifications

  • 2 years of environmental compliance experience in a regulated industry.
  • Understanding of utility operations and regulations.
  • Experience or familiarity with the electric or gas industry, or similar industrial settings.
  • Understanding of federal and state environmental rules and regulations.
  • Familiarity with EPCRA, MTCA, SPCC, and waste regulations.

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

 

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.

 

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

 

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue