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Regulatory Compliance Consultant

Date:  Sep 13, 2022
Job ID:  3153

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 Policy & Energy Supply team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Regulatory Compliance Consultant position!
Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

Provides guidance and oversight in researching, planning, developing and implementing compliance programs to ensure the Company meets all federal, state and other regulatory requirements.  Advises internal departments of regulatory requirements.  Develops and conducts employee training on the relevant requirements.  Provides input into federal and state rulemaking proceedings.  Monitors and interprets federal and state regulations, orders and rules to stay informed of current and changing requirements.


Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct.  Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Researches and remains current on federal, state and other statutes, regulations and orders.
  • Plans, develops and implements programs to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Develops training programs to ensure employees are knowledgeable regarding regulatory compliance issues and conducts necessary training.
  • Coordinates with compliance personnel to meet compliance standards and timelines in other departments.
  • Directs activity for the testing, monitoring and support of high level assessment by business unit in regard to formal audits. 
  • Interacts with internal and external auditors to provide support and address audit concerns; implements responsive and corrective solutions.
  • Performs investigations, as necessary, related to potential regulatory/compliance violations.
  • Provides input into federal and state rulemaking proceedings.
  • Works cooperatively across the organization and company where applicable, to communicate pending or upcoming regulatory proposals and for obtaining input in aligning regulatory proposals with the company objectives. 
  • Assists compliance program managers in developing complete and executable plans.
  • Supports assessments of the effectiveness of compliance controls. 
  • Formulates sound control practices and processes for managing potential risks and exposures.
  • Maintains oversight of monitoring and tracking of employee required compliance training.
  • Provides support of the department’s website.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in business, accounting, finance, economics or engineering or applicable field and eight years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be self-directed and willing to mentor peers and team members.
  • Thorough understanding of utility operations and regulations, and as may be related to specific area of regulatory/compliance specialty for department.
  • Thorough understanding of federal and state rules and regulations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access or other database applications.

Desired Qualifications

  • CPA, MBA, JD, PE or experience in public policy.
  • Thorough understanding of compliance regulations and processes specific to the department/area of hire.

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 or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue