Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Compensation

: $49,710.00 - $83,020.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



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Join our Growing Team! Summit is a growing natural gas utility providing safe, reliable and clean burning natural gas service to homes and businesses in Arkansas, Colorado, Maine, Missouri and Oklahoma. Being part of the Summit team means embracing excellence, diversity and innovation, committing to safety each and every day, and doing all that we can to serve each other, our customers and the communities where we live. We aim to bring warmth and energy to everything we do.
We have an exciting opportunity open for a Regulatory Affairs Specialist to be based in our Yarmouth, Maine office OR our Littleton, CO office.
The Regulatory Affairs Specialist supports all aspects of the Regulatory Department s work. Examples include helping to coordinate regulatory filings and making sure they are filed accurately and on time, organizing and keeping current the department s records, and communicating regulatory developments to other departments.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Timely files regulatory documents and responses to data requests
Gathers information for regulatory filings and edits and formats the filings
Maintains Regulatory Department documents
Provides other departments regulatory information (e.g., rate changes, Commission decisions, etc.) that affect them
Maintains, updates and communicates customer rates, including customer bill codes, charge modes, factors, consumption rates, and rate class allowables
Reviews invoices and coordinates processing to help ensure timely payment within budget
Updates the department tracker/calendar, tariff books and Commission Rule books
Assists in coordinating regulatory filings and proceedings (e.g. developing project timelines, reviewing petitions and testimony, managing discovery, summarizing key milestones and attending Commission meetings, workshops and hearings)
Monitors and analyzes regulatory changes
Helps prepare expert testimony
Assists in compiling, studying, and maintaining data relating to rates, revenue, and customer billing used to assess the effectiveness of rate schedules, rules, and policies and for developing proposals to change existing rates, rules, and regulatory policies
Assists in drafting testimony, tariff provisions, presentations and policies to support the Company s regulatory initiatives
Assists in monitoring state and national regulatory proceedings and provides updates to senior management
Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Bachelor s Degree from an accredited college/university preferred
Experience in regulatory, rates or related field preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel
Extremely well organized
Ability to multi-task numerous projects, and ensure all deadlines are communicated and achieved
Ability to adapt to quickly changing priorities
Ability to diplomatically hold others accountable for meeting deadlines
Creative developer of processes to streamline workflows
Comfort interfacing with Company executives and Commission Staff
Ability to interpret fundamental public utility rules and assist in ensuring company compliance
Strong writing and research skills, expected to demonstrate expertise through summarizing complex filings
Highly effective communication and effective interpersonal skills
Willingness and ability to work extended hours when needed
Strong dedication to customer service and completing assignments
Ability to multi-task and maintain high performance under pressure in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Ability to define problems, collect data and draw conclusions
General knowledge of pipeline systems, facility operations, tariff provisions and service agreements preferred
Effective written and oral communication and presentation skills
Knowledge of financial concepts, analytical techniques and regulatory issues
Effective analytical, computer, problem assessment and problem-solving skills
Ability to evaluate and recommend courses of action in response to inquiries
Summit Utilities, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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