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T&D Compliance Manager - Portland, Oregon - 105418

Date: Jul 11, 2021

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

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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.


PacifiCorp is recruiting a Compliance Manager within its newly developed Wildfire Safety Department to ensure and manage compliance to state specific regulatory requirements as well as internal policies, plans, and processes, ensuring the delivery of complete and effective wildfire mitigation plans. 

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. 


  • Design, stand up, and execute an 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. 
  • Function as face-of-the-company regarding compliance protocols, proceedings, workshops, filings, and audits. 
  • Coordinate delivery of data requests relating to compliance activities, external audits, or filings. 
  • Liaison with external auditors as needed to manage and complete routine external audits performed by independent evaluators or Commission Staff. 
  • 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.  
  • Identify and manage the project scope and objectives of assigned projects as well as the function of each team member recruited to deliver the project. 
  • Provide leadership required for development of detailed project plans and ensures plans, actions, assignments, team responsibilities, milestone dates, and overall strategies are clearly stated.
  • Develop the project schedule in accordance with project objectives.
  • Direct the work of other matrix team members assigned by business units
  • Management of contractors or subject matter experts hired externally as required
  • Establish project office requirements and structure required to meet standards
  • Liaison with counter parties at State Specific Utility Commissions and Safety Staff to stay abreast of emerging standards
  • Control the project office activities 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.
  • Provide coaching to less experienced project managers. 


  • 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: 105418 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Portland 
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: No Selection 
Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT 
Hiring Range: 108,200.00 -127,300.00 

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

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

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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