T & D Compliance Manager, Portland, OR #111556

Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Manages end-to-end project management responsibilities for establishing and maintaining all aspects for PacifiCorp’s corporate compliance required to conform and comply with current and emerging Wildfire Mitigation Plans, programs, state specific codes and statutes, and other regulatory requirements across all six PacifiCorp states, including all initiatives and programs performed to comply with these current and emerging requirements. 


Program Development:
•    Design, develop, and execute on-going and annual internal compliance assessment programs to continuously assess and ensure compliance to state specific rules, codes, and filed plans or other commitments. 
•    Manage the development and delivery of PacifiCorp’s Wildfire Mitigation Plans and regulatory filings across all of PacifiCorp’s six states. 
•    Assemble matrixed project teams across the company and coordinating their efforts, assigning responsibilities/tasks, developing detailed project plans, developing project schedules and ensuring timelines are met, and maintaining up-to-date electronic project files on the shared drive for stakeholder reference.  
•    Work cross functionally with other departments, managers, and directors to deliver all components of the Wildfire Mitigation Plans. 
Compliance Monitoring and Review:
•    Establish requirements and structure required to meet standards, regulatory requirements and internal guidelines.
•    Control the scoped budget, and schedule to deliver assigned projects within their approved scope, budget, and schedule.
•    Monitor the scope, cost, and schedule for variances, if variances are detected, be responsible for presenting and obtaining approval for any changes. 
•    Issue progress reports to management and other stakeholders on a weekly basis and as needed to keep stakeholders informed of issues.
External Engagement and Consultation:
•    Develop and implement an ongoing communication strategy around wildfire mitigation programs.  
•    Function as face-of-the-company regarding compliance protocols, proceedings, workshops, filings, and audits. 
•    Liaison with counter parties at State Specific Utility Commissions and Safety Staff to stay abreast of emerging standards
•    Interface with PacifiCorp executives on a regular basis to communicate progress and seek approval on business proposals and strategic decisions.
•    Interface regularly with external stakeholders, regulators, and customers to solicit feedback and approvals regarding new programs and communicate progress.
•    Provide subject matter expertise in responding to data requests or other inquiries from external stakeholders, customers, and regulators regarding wildfire mitigation programs, methods, and progress. 


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, Finance or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
•    A minimum of seven years’ experience in an applicable field directly related to position responsibilities. 
•    Program design skills including development of interventions, processes, or new or modified programs.
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to establish trust, maintain confidence, and understand social behavior and interactions.
•    Ability to work with all organizational levels to influence actions and negotiate outcomes
•    Ability to listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means. 
•    Proficient with the use of personal computers to gather, analyze, and summarize data.
•    Project management and leadership skills, including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments. 
•    Knowledge of research, analysis and consulting techniques, procedures, practices, and applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.


  • MBA
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) and/or Program Management Professional (PgMP)
  • Knowledge of Program Management
  • Experience working in a regulated environment or energy field
  • Professional Engineering Registration (P.E.) preferred

Additional Information

Req Id: 111556
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: PORTLAND
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $115,900-$136,300 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% of salary. 


Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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