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Portland General Electric Senior Compliance Analyst in Portland, Oregon

This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!

Senior Compliance Analyst

In this role, you'll support business operational units by writing and establishing standards and procedures and gathering support documentation to ensure compliance with standards. You'll also collaborate with corporate regulatory compliance.

Key Job Information: Senior Operational Compliance Analyst 6177, Salary Grade 8, Career Level P4.

Key Responsibilities:

Operational Procedures, Processes and Practices:

  • Leads and coordinates projects to identify new work standards, procedures and business practices to ensure regulatory compliance.

  • Executes, defines and provides direction for internal functional processes and procedures.

Compliance Monitoring and Review:

  • Oversees compliance reviews within operational domain.

  • Leads projects to report compliance with appropriate standards.

  • Analyzes data, identifies gaps, tracks trends and recommends remediation strategies.

  • Collaborates with Corporate Regulatory Compliance on initiatives and reviews.

Consultation and Outreach:

  • Analyzes laws, regulations and standards.

  • Responds to questions and provides proactive guidance.

  • Designs and delivers communications and training.

  • Promotes understanding of compliance requirements within operational domain.

Research and Analysis:

  • Researches leading trends in compliance, regulatory or technology changes and assess implications.

  • Analyzes implications, determines which procedures or processes are impacted and develops recommendations to support and influence corporate policy and program development.

Compliance Audits:

  • Assists with internal and external audits of federal regulatory compliance matters conducted throughout the company.

  • Provides leading functional subject matter expertise.


Education: This position requires a bachelor’s degree in finance, business, technical field or other related field or equivalent experience. An advanced degree or JD would be a plus.

Experience: Typically eight or more years in combination with compliance and one or more years of utility operations, cyber security or auditing, which includes at least three years of FERC/NERC .

Certifications: NERC certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge of business processes and procedures in operational domain.

  • Expert knowledge of relevant regulations and reliability standards.

  • Advanced knowledge of corporate and operational compliance and risk management principles and protocols.

  • Advanced skills in leading others and planning, organizing and executing complex technical studies to demonstrate compliance with regulations and standards.

  • Expert skills in using database and documentation tools.

  • Advanced business acumen skills

  • Advanced problem-solving skills

  • Intermediate decision-making skills

  • Advanced written and oral communication skills

  • Advanced analytical thinking skills

  • Advanced diplomacy skills

  • Advanced organization and prioritization skills

  • Advanced interpersonal skills


  • Ability to adhere to pre-established schedule, including start/stop time and break/lunch schedule.

  • Ability to work long hours.

  • Ability to work a variable schedule.

  • Ability to report to work and perform work during periods of severe inclement weather

  • Ability to consistently meet attendance standards for regular, reliable, predictable, full-time attendance.

Physical Capabilities:

This position requires a valid driver's license and a history of safe driving practices.

  • Occasional driving/travel/commute within service territory -(one to two times a month or less)

  • Occasional driving/travel/commute: overnight inside/outside the service territory - (one to two times a month or less)

  • Computer use (use computer regularly for entire work shift)

  • Lifting/pushing/pulling: Up to 10 lbs.

  • Carrying: Up to 10 lbs.

Environment - Indoor/Outdoor: Office, Plant, Field.

Join us today and power your potential!

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:

This job posting will close at 12:01 am Pacific Time on the closing date listed below:

At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.