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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Lead the preparation of emissions reports and other regulatory driven planning and analytical reporting.
- Administer, as directed, data requests and discovery responses for regulatory and litigation proceedings, external initiatives, and internal projects.
- Manage, as directed, the maintenance of primary datasets related to generation, contracts, and system planning for data requests and other regulatory projects.
- Initiate and maintain effective communication with Resource Planning staff, including facilitating and gathering interdepartmental inputs for generation planning related to technology, organized markets, and other industry trends.
- Monitors evolving industry initiatives and changing technology in a timely manner for handoff to resource planning to meet regulatory process timelines.
- Develop and maintain regulatory reporting procedures documentation.
- Maintain an in-depth knowledge of Tri-State's resources and obligations as they relate to planning and analytics reporting and processes.
- Stay abreast of state and federal legislation and regulation impacting generation planning, emissions and related analytics, resource development and procurement, and energy marketing functions.
- Represent Tri-State on various external committees related to emissions and other technical matters related to generation planning.
- Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures and attain knowledge and remain knowledgeable of regulations, laws, standards, and best practices applicable to functional area.
- Because Tri-State has an obligation to provide continuous, reliable electric service to its customers, the ability to work overtime at any time of the day or week is considered an essential function of the job.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:
- Planning: ability to think ahead and plan within timelines and resources; develop scopes, plan and schedule work; set priorities and goals; anticipate and adjust for problems; evaluate workloads; measure and evaluate performance against established goals.
- Time management: ability to successfully plan and implement objectives within established timelines and work schedules.
- Ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions at both strategic and functional levels.
- Demonstrate behavior consistent with company values.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Strong team player: accomplishes tasks by working with others and being a good team player. Recognizes how his/her decisions may impact others; seeks input from others.
- Computer proficiency in operating a personal computer and standard business office applications including Microsoft Office suite, databases, and other related applications.
- Ability to work independently, with minimal direction as a highly motivated self-starter.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
- Bachelor's degree in Business / Economics, Engineering / Mathematics, Public Policy / Administration, or related discipline.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
- Knowledge of electric power sector fundamentals.
- Knowledge of organized markets.
- Must have the ability to analyze complex technical data and prepare concise, accurate reports.
- Must have proficient problem-solving skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Highly skilled in the use of personal computers including standard suite of business office applications (MS Outlook, Excel, and Word), including database and spreadsheet applications.
- Must possess the ability to efficiently and effectively organize self-directed work, initiate and support project planning, and must also possess the ability and willingness to support others in accomplishing organizational objectives.
- Must work effectively with others within and outside the Energy Management functional area as well as with external vendors, consultants and cooperatives.
- Must be able and willing to take initiative and work independently.
- Eight (8) years of progressive, relevant experience, with at least four (4) years in the electric power industry.
- Willingness to travel, as required (Must possess a valid driver's license.)
- Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach above and below shoulder level up to 10 lbs. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. Incumbent must have finger dexterity, good vision, good color vision, good hearing, and ability to speak clearly, and handle intricate work.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to a moderate level of noise. All of the duties are performed indoors and at a desk, operating office equipment.