Starting salary ($110K - $140K) based on education and experience.
Benefits include paid time off, health insurance, deferred compensation program, MN State pension, life insurance, relocation package, and much more.
4 Year Degree
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, a joint-action electric utility, located in Rochester, MN seeks a project manager to develop, implement, and manage the Agency’s reliability standards compliance program.
Develop, communicate, implement, and oversee policies and procedures to ensure that the Agency systems are compliant with the with standards of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO).
Oversee the maintenance of evidence databases necessary to demonstrate compliance with applicable standards.
Implement processes to track standards development and due dates for compliance.
Act as the subject matter expert for the Agency’s applicable NERC standards.
Coordinate the development, technical review and submittal of compliance evidence, self-certifications, data requests, NERC alerts, corrective actions plans, self-reports and mitigation plans.
Qualifications for the position:
Four-year degree in engineering, business, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three to five years of increasingly responsible and applicable utility experience.
Experience in regulatory compliance, quality control, monitoring, tracking, or reporting compliance requirements to governmental or other regulatory entities in either the utility or non-utility industry is beneficial.
Knowledge of electric utility operations, NERC standards, and MISO or other regional transmission operator practices is preferred.
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) was created by its members as a not-for-profit joint-action agency in 1977 to provide reliable electricity in an environmentally sustainable manner to its 17 member utilities and over 128,000 customers they serve.
As we look to the future, we believe our diversified energy portfolio of renewable energy, coal, and natural gas-fired generation, together with our energy efficiency and sustainability efforts will help meet the needs of our member utilities and their customers for years to come.