EDF Renewables North America, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables, is a leading North American independent power producer boasting over 30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of services. Our mission is to deliver renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future. Scope of Job:
Promotes the reliability of the Bulk Power System through rigorous compliance with applicable NERC standards monitoring and enforcement activities and functions as a team member for internal and external audit preparation. Ensures relevant, valid, reliable, stacking, and sufficient evidence is available to demonstrate compliance.
Responsibilities: 95% – Ensuring effective regulatory compliance to the North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards by providing guidance to support and enhance operational business unit’s risk management, Cyber, Information, Physical and Personnel Security programs. Maintaining and revise as needed EDF RE compliance program infrastructure including the administration and maintenance of compliance policies, programs, and procedures related to the NERC CIP Standards. Preparing for, coordinate and support compliance audits conducted by internal resources, consultants or regulatory organizations. Working with responsible EDF RE organizations to coordinate resolving compliance issues and develop improvement recommendations and mitigation plans. Document and submit potential violations to regulatory organizations and ensure they are tracked for timely resolution and fully documented in auditable records. Utilizing EDF RE compliance technology to assign, track and monitor compliance efforts. Coordinating FE compliance self-certification and data submittal activities. Keeping responsible EDF RE organizations informed regarding NERC Standards Development activities associated with NERC’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards. Solicit input from appropriate EDF RE subject matter experts and effectively communicating EDF RE’s position on proposed regulatory standards to NERC. Ensuring timely adherence from responsible EDF RE business units to all new/revised NERC and NERC RTO regulatory obligations associated with Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards. Maintaining awareness of emerging utility industry issues through benchmarking and participation in appropriate utility forums/groups. Recommending and/or implement appropriate programs/initiatives, leading project teams as necessary, in order to timely implement effective integration of compliance programs or initiatives.
5% – Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in networking, information technology or engineering with 6+ years of relevant work experience. May consider additional experience In lieu of a degree. The experience must include a basic understanding of the subject matter. Experience developing and implementing new or significantly revised programs. Demonstrated effectiveness in building relationships with diverse groups. Advanced written and oral communications skills. Exceptional teamwork and interpersonal skills to aid in the resolution of compliance issues. Superior analytical abilities involving complex problems; exercise sound judgment. Viewed as technical expert in Microsoft Office tools, including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Deliver quality, accurate work within established
70% of the time will be spent in the office, and the remaining 30% of the time will be spent traveling to project sites to conduct training, attend relevant meetings, and work to maintain the culture of compliance throughout the company.
Reasonable accommodations may be provided by EDF Renewables to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions, as defined per Company policy.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Notice to Staffing Agencies:
EDF Renewables and its subsidiaries (‘EDF-R’) will not accept unsolicited resumes/CVs from any source other than directly from a candidate.
Any unsolicited resumes sent to EDF-R, including unsolicited resumes sent to a EDF-R mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to EDF-R employees outside of EDF-R’s Recruiting department, or to EDF-R’s resume database will be considered as submitted directly by a candidate and therefore EDF-R will NOT pay any fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of such unsolicited resume.
EDF-R will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.
Agencies must obtain advance written approval from EDF-R’s Recruiting department to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully executed contract for service. EDF-R will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.
Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by EDF-R’s Vice President – Human Resources or his/ her designee. No other EDF-R employee is authorized to bind EDF-R to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.”