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Black Hills Energy Compliance Coordinator in McCook, Nebraska

Compliance Coordinator

Location: McCook, NE, United States

Job ID: 33285

Date Posted: Jan 29, 2021

Salary: $64100to $96100annually

Job Description

Job Specifications

We are looking for a positive, hard-working individual to join our Black Hills Energy team. You will be responsible for compliance of system records in relation to federal, state, and local regulations. Additionally you will be responsible for the success of special compliance projects through the effective implementation of strategies, processes, procedures, plans of execution, and other duties as assigned.

SALARY RANGE: $62,850.00 - $94,200.00 (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)


LOCATION:This position can be located in any of the following locations: Kearney, NE, Sutton, NE, Holdrege, NE or McCook, NE

  • Relocation assistance is available for this position!Package is based on distance/complexity of the move, and individual circumstances. Contents of our relocation program are subject to change and may vary based on position.

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  • Ensure proper and ongoing maintenance of systems records as they correlate to federal, state, and local compliance requirements.

  • Own and successfully execute the full scope of compliance oversight.

  • Continually work with operations management along with federal and state regulatory agencies as required through the normal course of business and during audits.

  • Implement, and maintain regulatory compliance tracking systems, reports, and correspondence for state and federal agencies along with Company policies.

  • Assist with development and revision of Gas O&M procedures along with other company standards as necessary.

  • Work with operations management and their assigned personnel to address compliance issues.


  • Incident/accident notification to state and federal jurisdictional bodies.

  • Compliance education and communication liaison to local operations.

  • Damage prevention outreach.

  • Travel within geographic region (generally Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming) and occasionally out of the geographic region may be required including overnight and/or weekend travel.


  • Three (3) or more years of natural gas or relevant experience is required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.


  • Holds technical and business knowledge in multiple utility disciplines/processes.

  • Moderate knowledge of Black Hills Energy procedures, federal rules and regulations as well as state rules affecting operational compliance.

  • Under sensible supervision, perform work that is technical and varied in nature in accordance with federal regulations: Assists in the development of integrated solutions to resolve complex business issues. May follow guidance of more senior staff. Recommends changes in procedures. Operates with reasonable latitude for action or decision. Reviews overall compliance progress with management.

  • Strong communication, presentation, database, and computer skills.

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access.

  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationship through effective written and verbal communication.

  • Maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.


The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mental Requirements: Ability to understand, remember, apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, and communicate routine factual information. Ability to apply common sense in performing job functions, usually within a set of rules or guidelines.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously (67% or more) required to: use fingers and hands, communicate, and have close visual acuity. Employee is frequently (34-66%) required to: reach, push/pull, ascend/descend stairs, position self to access lower items, and move about the office. Employee must be able to operate routine office equipment including computers and similar equipment. Must be able to routinely perform this work for an average of 6-8 hours per day and occasional extended hours as necessary. Must be capable of regular, reliable, and timely attendance.

Specific lifting abilities required by this job include: Light work. The employee is continuously required to stand and walk. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

Work environment: Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with moderate noise level, and occasionally outdoors in sometimes inclement weather. Worker may be subject to hazards including variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working in places of height, or close quarters. Must be capable of up to 10% travel (e.g. 2 days/month) by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities. Travel will be necessary to conduct the duties of this job, and the employee must have the ability to drive and have proper licensing.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

About our Company:We are a customer focused, growth-oriented utility company that is devoted to our communities. We have a mission to improve life with energy and a vision to be the energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture sparks unique perspectives, opening doors to new ideas and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 2900 employees and serve 1.2 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Enjoy our Comprehensive Benefits Package:annual incentive program, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, paid time off, additional Veteran PTO, military leave differential pay, paid holidays and annual floating holidays, company paid short term and long term disability, paid maternity and paternity benefits, health and wellness program, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Black Hills Corporation does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

Black Hills Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.

Wage: 64100 to 96100