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Regulatory Case Manager Lead

Apply now Job No: 497572
FT/PT: Full-time
Regular/Project/Seasonal: Regular
Location: Austin, TX 78703
City: Austin
State: Texas
Categories: Government Affairs/Regulatory, Hybrid

LCRA is looking for a Regulatory Case Manager Lead to join our team. You possess a thorough knowledge of electric utility regulatory processes, exceptional communication and organizational skills, and are self-motivated while also collaborating effectively with regulatory agency staff and internal stakeholders regarding LCRA and LCRA TSC projects. If you enjoy using your specialized depth or breadth of electric utility expertise to propose innovative solutions to solve complex problems, this job is for you!

LCRA offers a community-focused vision to improve the lives of Central Texans. You will enjoy outstanding benefits, training, and growth opportunities. LCRA offers work-life balance that currently includes a hybrid work model. When in office, enjoy a beautiful on-site location that is across the street from Lake Austin!

You will be trusted to:

  • Lead LCRA’s advocacy and involvement in rulemakings and other projects at the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).
  • Collaborate cross-functionally across LCRA's energy-focused business units to strategically develop positions on policies regarding the wholesale electric market, electric transmission, system reliability, and resource adequacy.
  • Draft comments on LCRA’s behalf in a wide range of PUC projects.
  • Analyze the economic and strategic impact of various wholesale market design policy proposals and other proposed regulatory requirements on the organization as a whole.
  • Develop, run, and implement a strategic plan for communicating and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist the Regulatory Affairs team in preparing detailed summaries of PUC activities, including open meetings, workshops, and contested case proceedings.
  • Monitor and advise LCRA on the implementation of legislation affecting the electric industry.
  • Represent LCRA as a primary contact with key regulatory agency staff, primarily at the PUC and ERCOT, developing and fostering relationships across the electric utility industry.
  • Ensure time-sensitive compliance activities and dates are met.

You qualify with:

  • Twelve or more years of experience working with utility regulatory processes in fields such as regulatory affairs, finance, information technology/security, project management or law or other relevant experience.
  • A degree(s) in business, economics, science, finance, accounting, public policy, law, mathematics or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.
  • Driver's license

You are a great fit with:

  • Strong understanding of regulation for the electric industry and market operations.
  • Knowledge of LCRA's business unit policy issues and LCRA safety and environmental policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Experience with project management methods and concepts.
  • Knowledge of PUC Substantive and Procedural Rules and rule-making activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, including staff, supervision, management, and executives.
  • Experience articulating complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relations with team members, managers, staff of regulatory agencies and peers in the industry.

You gain:

  • Competitive salary & medical, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • Paid time off, including time for vacation, sick and family care leave
  • 401(k) match up to 8% that includes a student loan 401(k) contribution program option
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Wellness program including wellness incentive
  • Extensive learning & development programs

    And more - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.


Equal Opportunity Employer

LCRA provides equal employment opportunities and a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at LCRA are based on business need, job requirement and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state legal requirements governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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