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Regulatory Consultant/Senior

Company: American Electric Power Co, Inc
Location: Charleston
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Regulatory professional who possesses developed technical knowledge regarding rate design theory and practice in AEPu0027s state jurisdictions or external state jurisdiction. Must possess electric utility experience, and knowledge of industry activity and outcomes regarding cost of service and rate design associated with new technologies and recovery strategies, as well as knowledge in the application of theory to perform detailed mathematical analysis and solve problems with limited guidance from higher level personnel. Developed working knowledge of state or federal regulations and standards, codes, concepts, systems, docket research and business processes relevant to work assignments. The ability to communicate and coordinate work across multiple organizations to address complex problems or perform analysis outside the AEP footprint to accomplish goals established by operating companies and corporate business units for innovative rate solutions for rate cases, recovery clauses, audits, compliance filings, policy matters, and/or other proceedings. Provides high value input for corporate, operating company, and business unit regulatory strategy development and coordination, and support for recommended negotiation strategies. Possesses an extensive knowledge of developments, procedures and current events affecting regulatory activity across numerous jurisdictions, and provides input in the development of strategy regarding cost recovery based on the application of that knowledge. With an extensive level of regulatory knowledge, educates others on interrelationships between cost drivers and revenue.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS are listed below:Facilitates work activity of others to perform regulatory tasks, such as developing direct and rebuttal testimony, responding to discovery requests, responding to Commission audits, witness preparation, etc.; facilitate organizational unit activities related to specific, unique and/or highly specialized areas of regulatory practice; promotes professionalism and standards, influences the direction of thinking through the organizational unit as a recognized authority; and operates with little supervision in a complex environment.Developed knowledge of regulatory matters for the applicable regulatory function performed. Regulatory matters include but are not limited to: economic and legal foundations of regulation; the federal and state regulatory commission structures, processes, and roles; utility ratemaking and rate design; industry restructuring and deregulation; federal reliability compliance obligations; federal and state environmental compliance; and current legislative and regulatory policy issues impacting electric terprets regulatory needs and implements projects, analysis, and process work by establishing measurable goals, objectives and requirements relative to a specific area of responsibility; addresses company system-wide issues within specialized field of expertise; and reviews planned work of others.Anticipates, identifies, clarifies, resolves and initiates solutions to internal and/or external unique and specialized problems that sometimes involve analysis of inadequate or conflicting data; and facilitates the development of opportunities, new ideas and approaches that have system-wide impact.Works primarily independently, with guidance only on more complex matters, to prepare and present complex regulatory subjects and strategies in a clear, concise and effective manner to management and/or regulatory bodies; demonstrates a developed knowledge of the network channels within the company, other companies, professional organizations, and regulatory agencies.Makes complex decisions based on calculated risk and be held accountable for these complex decisions; has a very strong knowledge of the impact of the decisions made on other organizational units internal and external of the company; possesses expert knowledge to defend decisions that are made in the interest of the company; and demonstrates the ability to extrapolate beyond known facts to reach logical conclusions. May be asked to testify on behalf of the company but is not a primary requirement of the role.#LI-HYBRID

Keywords: American Electric Power Co, Inc, Charleston , Regulatory Consultant/Senior, Other , Charleston, West Virginia

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