Sr NERC/CIP Compliance Specialist

Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 74169

PSEG Company: PSEG Services Corp.    

Salary Range: $ 90,800 - $ 149,800 

Incentive: PIP 15%   

Work Location Category: Remote Local  

PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing and managing complex projects related to NERC compliance for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) or Non-CIP Operations and Planning Standards, as assigned. Develops and executes project schedules, project tasks, and maintains working relationships within the PSEG companies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Accountable for meeting critical NERC reporting deadlines.
  • Develop and execute project schedules for NERC related activities of PSEG.
  • Support development of and adherence to NERC compliance internal control programs of PSEG to ensure adequate preparation for NERC compliance engagements (e.g., audits) with the NERC regional entities.
  • Responsible for internal compliance programs and internal assessments for PSEG.
  • Support and oversee activities of NERC audits of PSEG.
  • Accountable for meeting critical NERC reporting deadlines and assisting management with regulatory compliance.
  • Responsible for compiling and maintaining NERC compliance documents, performing assessments and analyses and follow-up with LOB subject matter experts (SMEs). Accountable for guiding the SMEs to create necessary plans for audit preparation and mitigation activities.
  • Provide guidance and oversight of the design, organization and maintenance of required NERC documentation for auditing and reporting purposes.
  • Review NERC compliance data and records and NERC compliance procedures.
  • Support PSEG’s NERC advocacy efforts.


Job Specific Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 6  years of experience in IT, or regulatory compliance, or equivalent
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Candidate must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidate must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.


Required Competencies:

  • Candidate must possess planning and organizing demonstrated skills and abilities, which include good time management and prioritization skills.
  • Must have the ability to work in both a team environment and as an individual contributor.
  • Must have demonstrated attention to detail skill sets, be results oriented; and be able to work concurrently with multiple deadlines and deliverables.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (e.g. preparation of legal or regulatory reports)
  • Ability to build strong relationships with PSEG internal stakeholders.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skill sets.
  • General project management skills.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Utility Transmission and Distribution experience
  • Power Generation experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with Adobe Professional
  • Knowledge of NERC standards and compliance
  • Knowledge of federal regulations with regard to electric reliability standards, NERC and the NERC Regional Entities and related industry organizations, NERC reliability standards, or similar experience with monitoring and reporting on regulatory mandated processes

Minimum Years of Experience

6 years of experience




None Noted


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