The Senior Infrastructure and Regulatory Policy Developer develops and vets policies to ensure that the ISO’s tariff provisions provide sufficient available resources with the right attributes in the ISO’s markets for the reliable and efficient operation of the electric grid. Responsible for developing enhancements to resource supply adequacy and procurement provisions and lowering barriers to enabling new and distributed energy resources to participate in the ISO market. Partners with and leads internal teams and stakeholders through the policy development process. Ensures that resource supply adequacy provisions and any new resource types work efficiently with the ISO’s market design. Advocates California ISO policy positions in the development of new state and federal regulations.
What’s In it for You
Our purpose is to lead the way to tomorrow’s energy network. Make a difference and impact millions of people who depend on electricity in their everyday lives.
You get to work on interesting and challenging assignments that will help grow your skill set.
You will work in an extremely collaborative environment inside our LEED certified Folsom, California campus.
You will be challenged, be part of a winning team, and your contributions will be rewarded and recognized.
Identifies technical and regulatory barriers and creates solutions to enable the integration of distributed energy resources into the ISO market. Develops recommendations, and evaluates the implications of proposed polices and market design solutions.
Identifies enhancements to resource supply adequacy and procurement provisions to ensure efficient market operations and electric and gas grid reliability.
Addresses stakeholder concerns and communicates proposed actions to address identified needs.
Actively engages in regulatory proceedings to advance ISO policies and positions. Establishes market and infrastructure policy positions by applying economic and engineering principles and techniques.
Promote, educate, and inform industry participants and constituents about ISO market policies and designs via industry conferences, forums, and working groups.
Creates plans to ensure that proposed polices and market designs can be feasibly implemented and meet the needs of impacted business units and stakeholders.
Develops, facilitates, and provides leadership on cross-departmental teams and projects including regulatory reports, filings and responses.
Identifies flaws in current policies or other barriers to efficient operation of the current or future ISO energy and ancillary services markets.
Ensures revisions to infrastructure policies meet organizational needs. Collaborates with colleagues to develop policies and procedures for efficient markets and reliable grid operation.
What You Will Be Doing
A Bachelor’s degree (BA, BS) or equivalent education, training or experience in Economics, Engineering, Business or related field
Master’s Degree or Ph.D. desired.
Level of Education and Discipline
Equivalent years of education and training, plus five (5) or more years related experience.
Amount of Experience
Policy development and/or regulatory processes at the federal or state levels, or similar experience desired
Experience writing and presenting technical proposals and reports to diverse audiences, including high level regulators, executives and/or board members
Demonstrated experience in leading teams and/or stakeholder groups to resolution on technical and challenging issues
Experience developing and managing project plans and teams to meet established milestones and objectives
Experience with resource adequacy policies, wholesale and/or retail market design, distributed energy resources, electric and/or gas utility resource procurement, electric transmission and/or generation development, market operations or market monitoring, preferably in the electric utility industry is preferred
Type of Experience
Must be able to work effectively in a team environment as facilitator and team member
Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication and documentation skills required, with a demonstrated attention to detail
Ability to use deductive reasoning and analytical thinking with sound judgment and decision-making skills
Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills are also essential
Must be self-starting and willing and able to work independently in a dynamic corporate organization under pressure of tight deadlines and aggressive expectations
Self-motivated, problem solving skills and the ability to influence others without direct authority
Additional skills and abilities
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.