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Pacificorp IRP Program/Regulatory Specialst - Portland, OR #104315 in United States

IRP Program/Regulatory Specialst - Portland, OR #104315

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Date:Oct 14, 2020

Location:PORTLAND, US, 97232



PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Provide regulatory, legislative and project management support including for the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) and associated stakeholder and regulatory process, and active regulatory dockets and rulemakings supporting resource planning, commercial and resource acquisitions, and legislative activities impacting modeling and planning processes, inputs and assumptions.


  • Draft comments and contribute to testimony and other regulatory filings in the IRP dockets and other related rulemakings and legislative activities.

  • Respond to discovery requests from state commissions and stakeholders.

  • Develop an IRP project plan with the project scope and objectives, major activities, and timelines for completion.

  • Oversee IRP projects, maintain the project plan, and monitor progress against the plan. Communicate with the Director regarding project status.

  • Contribute and lead development of the IRP document.

  • Perform analysis as needed supporting commercial resource acquisition and valuation, development of the annual integrated resource plan, and associated studies.

  • At times, prepare and develop tables, figures and charts supporting analysis.

  • Oversee stakeholder public input meeting logistics, issues tracking and distribution of materials.

  • Maintain the IRP mailbox, distribution list, and track and lead response to stakeholder feedback forms.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • A minimum of five years’ experience performing analytical, planning or project management work in the utility industry or a related field.

  • Knowledge of regulatory rules, policies, procedures and practices.

  • Strong analysis, assessment and planning skills to determine recommendations or plans of action.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult with internal and external stakeholders regarding matters/issues which may be sensitive in nature.

  • Project management experience.

  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team and ability to present alternatives and recommendations.

  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications.


  • Demonstrated experience organizing and writing large technical documents and project plans.

  • Knowledge of integrated resource planning principles and IRP regulatory obligations.

  • Knowledge of PacifiCorp’s resources, transmission system, stakeholders and/or regulatory environment.

  • Knowledge of power system economics.

  • Experience working in a regulated environment.

Additional Information

Req ID: 104315

Company Code: [[compCode]]

Primary Location: PORTLAND

Department: Pacific Power

Schedule: No Selection

Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT

Hiring Range: 93,000=109,400

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market:Portland OregonCareer Segment:Regulatory Affairs, Law, Equity, Database, Power Systems, Legal, Finance, Technology, Energy

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