Job Details

FERC Paralegal I, II or Senior

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Jul 29, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Westminster, CO, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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FERC Paralegal I, II or Senior
RESPONSIBILITIES: Undertake legal research and analysis on FERC and related federal regulatory matters, including the use of a variety of legal and regulatory resources and services. Prepare informative or explanatory material on federal statute, regulation, and policy for use by counsel.. Prepare research memos and summaries of various pleadings in legal proceedings of interest. Monitor a variety of FERC regulatory proceedings and developments impacting the electric utility industry. Review tariff materials, rate schedules and service agreements and work with attorneys and internal clients to resolve legal or drafting issues regarding regulations, orders, standards, and requirements. Draft regulatory filings, including comments, tariff filings, rate filings and other compliance filings in conjunction with a variety of internal clients. Make regulatory filings, including learning the host of FERC online filing systems and processes, and prepare all related communications and documentation required. Track status of FERC regulatory filings and maintain and manage case files. Prepare, maintain and update various reports used both internally and externally, including but not limited to upcoming filings, regulatory reports and status reports. Provide legal support in various stakeholder processes, contested proceedings, administrative settlement and litigation proceedings, and appeals processes at the state and federal levels. Assist in administering the document management and filing system for the Regulatory Department. Assist with the preparation FERC filings by organizing relevant governing agreement and tariff controlling document sections, assisting counsel in drafting filing letters. Monitor FERC technical conferences and hearings and prepare summaries/documents as requested by counsel. Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits, affidavits and execute other similar tasks. Compose letters, memos, agendas, minutes, charts, pleadings and other complex material directed. Work collaboratively with internal and external counsel, consultants, and business unit staff on project assignments as required. Adhere to and demonstrate compliance with appropriate electric utility industry regulatory requirements. Attain knowledge and remain knowledgeable of development in regulations, laws, standards and best practices applicable to the functional area including, Standards of Conduct, Environmental, Employment Law, NERC Reliability Standards and Safety.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Political Science, Engineering, or other areas related to essential functions and responsibilities, or equivalent experience gained through progressively greater responsibilities. 7+ years of related legal experience (FERC experience preferred). Those with less experience will be hired at either the FERC Paralegal I or II, as appropriate. Exercises professional judgment, integrity, respect, and professionalism. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to maintain effective working relationships. Ability to plan, prioritize work and coordinate the work. Experience using document management systems. Ability to prepare information for contracts, agreements and other related documents. Knowledge of legal terminology and research software. General knowledge of regulatory regulations affecting the electric utility industry. Must be able to uphold the highes

Additional info

Ref. IRC33162

Company info

Hiring coordinator
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc.
1100 West 116th Avenue
Westminster, CO 80234

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