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Edison Electric Institute Sr. Manager/ Director, Reliability in Washington, District Of Columbia


We are Edison Electric Institute, the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for more than 235 million Americans and operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. As a whole, the electric power industry supports more than 7 million jobs in communities across the United States. In addition to our U.S. members, EEI has more than 65 international electric companies, with operations in more than 90 countries, as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.

Our Operating Principles are designed to foster growth and to enable every employee to harness and demonstrate the Power by Association that EEI represents. We will always:

  • Create a Positive and Satisfying Work Environment – We will work together to create an environment that fosters professional growth.

  • Deliver High-Quality Service – We must be motivated to provide member service that is prompt, responsive, accurate, and credible.

  • Demonstrate Teamwork – We must embrace the concept of teamwork as achieved through effective communication, mutual respect, trust, creation of a sense of camaraderie, and cooperation on all tasks to meet customer needs.

  • Focus on Results – We must set priorities, seek results, and devise, manage, and use creative ways to define and to measure success in achieving those results effectively and efficiently.

  • Provide Value – We must strive to provide value to our member companies.

  • Put Our Customers First – Our primary customers are our member companies. Each of us must work to deliver quality service in a positive and professional manner and must strive to exceed customer expectations every time a service is provided.

  • Take Initiative – We are all empowered to take individual initiative and informed risk and to accept accountability in meeting the needs of our customers and of each other.


Our Reliability department has a dynamic role for a Sr. Manager/Director, Reliability. The incumbent will provide leadership on electric power industry reliability and security issues, particularly those matters related to the development and enforcement of mandatory reliability standards by the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC), as regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) under the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

  • Plan, organize, and lead of EEI Reliability Technical Committee. Responsibilities include establishing an agenda of key NERC issues, identifying and coordinating with subject matter experts to participate in the discussion, increasing engagement, and meeting facilitation.

  • Analyze and draft comments on NERC Reliability Standards, guidelines, and other NERC related documents and activities, drive consensus positions, maintain a tracker of all NERC activities, and ensure timely submittal of EEI comments.

  • Provide technical support and assist in the development of EEI comments for FERC rulemakings and proceedings.

  • Monitor the NERC standards drafting team activities to identify potential concerns with direction early in the drafting process.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering desired

  • Knowledge of the NERC industry standard development process

  • Understanding of transmission and distribution system operations

  • Minimum three to five years of utility industry experience

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with diverse sets of internal and external stakeholders to build consensus

  • Must be able to manage time effectively, prioritize workload, and multi-task while maintaining attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Strong research, and analytical skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook) required


The salary range for this role begins at $140,000. Starting annual salary will be determined on individual qualifications. EEI also offers an annual performance incentive which is prorated for mid-year start dates. This incentive is typically up to 10% of base salary. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness incentives and programs, transportation subsidy, and professional development opportunities.

Office Protocol

This is a hybrid position which requires the incumbent to reside in the District of Columbia metropolitan area and come into the office a minimum of two days each week with one of the mandatory days being Wednesday.

Job Locations US-DC

Job ID 2023-1217

Category Security & Business Continuity

Type FT - Full Time