Employment Opportunities

Public Service Engineer Manager

Organization: Kentucky Public Service Commission
Description: The job posting for the Public Service Engineer Manager position in the Division of Engineering, Electric and Communications Branch is now available for candidates to apply. The position will be listed on the Personnel Cabinet website for 20 calendar days, beginning September 18, 2015 and ending on October 7, 2015. In order for an applicant to receive consideration for an interview, they must fill out an application and apply electronically at


If potential candidates do not complete the process above, we will be unable to interview them.

I have included the details of the job posting below.

*Job Title : 5799 PUBLIC SERVICE ENGINEER MANAGER *Location : Franklin County *# of Vacancies : 1 Public Service Commission Division of Engineering Electric and Communications Branch Agency Contact : David.Dooley@ky.gov or 502-782-2566 Agency Request # : *Cost Center 57123 *Position Number(s) : 31006560 *Work Schedule: 1st Shift *Vacancy Type : Competitive - Open To All Candidates *Position Type : Full-time Merit (18A) *Work Week : 37.5 hr/wk *FLSA Designation EXEMPT - The position(s) is/are exempt from FLSA requirements for time and a half overtime compensation. The employee(s) will not earn time and a half for time worked in excess of 40 hours per work week. *Description of Job Duties : Supervises engineering studies, investigations of public utilities operating in Kentucky to assure compliance with laws and the PSC's regulations. Electrical Utility experience preferred. Performs other duties as assigned.

Selection Method : Qualifying: All candidates who apply and meet the minimum requirements are eligible for placement on the register for hiring consideration. *Salary : Pay Grade 17 (MIN-MID) $46,907.28 - $62,144.64 yearly at 37.5 hour work week *Special Entrance Rate : Yes Special Entrance Rate Salary : $4398 per month Probationary Period : Positions in This Class Generally Report To : DIVISION DIRECTOR Primary User Agency : KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Characteristics of the Class : Supervises engineering studies and investigations of public utilities operating in Kentucky to assure compliance with laws and the Public Service Commission's regulations; and performs other duties as required. Minimum Requirements : Primary Education : See Special Requirements. Primary Experience : Must have three years of experience above that required for licensure as a professional engineer. Education Substitution : None Substitution Clause : Experience Substitution : None Pre-Employment Requirements : Special Requirements : Must be licensed as a professional engineer by the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Post Employment Requirements : Must maintain registration as a professional engineer by the Kentucky State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors for the length of employment in this classification. Typical Working Conditions and Unique Physical Requirements : Work is typically performed in an office setting. Minimal travel is required. Additional Requirements : Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.

Register Certificate # : 43634 Posting Date : 18-Sep-2015 Posting End Date : 07-Oct-2015

Salary: $46,907.28 - $62,144.64 yearly at 37.5 hour work week
Closing Date: October 7, 2015
Contact: David Dooley (David.Dooley@KY.GOV)

Advisor to the Commission

Organization: Missouri Public Service Commission

The Public Service Commission is seeking a Program Consultant to serve as policy advisor to Commissioner Maida Coleman. This position requires advising decision-makers in various areas of utility regulation, including traditional rate of return issues, legislative and consumer-related issues, and federally mandated changes to the telecommunications, energy, electric, natural gas, and water and sewer industries. Position is located in Jefferson City, with moderate travel involved.

QUALIFICATIONS: Juris doctorate strongly preferred, with membership to the Missouri Bar or eligible through reciprocity. Other qualifying experience would include graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a specialization in one or more of the following disciplines: accounting, business, economics, engineering, finance, or related fields. Five years of professional experience in a utility or regulatory environment preferred. Advanced degree in the specified educational areas may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to three years of the required professional experience. Must be a self-starter, capable of anticipating needs of the Commissioner.

This is an "at-will" position, serving at the pleasure of Commissioner Maida Coleman. No employee of a company or corporation regulated by the PSC, no employee of the Office of Public Counsel or the Public Counsel, and no staff members of the Utility Operations or Utility Services Departments within the PSC who were an employee or staff member may be a member of the Commission's advisory staff for two years following the termination of their employment with the corporation, Office of Public Counsel, or PSC (see RSMo 386.135).

The annual salary for this position is $76,259. To be considered for this position, you must submit a current application, resume, a copy of all transcripts, an article from a law journal or other technical writing sample, and professional references by 5:00 p.m. October 15, 2015 to the MO Public Service Commission, Reference Number EX021015, PO Box 360, Jefferson City, MO 65102 or via e-mail to pscjobs@psc.mo.gov. For additional information visit http://psc.mo.gov/General/Career_Opportunities.

"An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V"

Salary: $76,259
Closing Date: October 15, 2015
Contact: Sheryl Gregory (pscjobs@psc.mo.gov)

Operations & Policy Analyst 4 (Senior Policy Advisor)

Organization: Oregon Public Utility Commission
Description: The Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) is responsible for regulating investor-owned utilities, privately-owned water companies, and the telephone industry. PUC's mission is to ensure that safe and reliable utility services are provided to customers at just and reasonable rates while fostering the use of competitive markets to achieve these objectives. PUC receives no General or Lottery funds. Commission responsibilities are funded through a per month fee on regulated natural gas, electric, telecommunication, and water utility bills. The regulated utility industries are dynamic sectors and are constantly undergoing policy changes. The electricity sector in particular is currently in a state of significant policy growth as the industry grapples with new technologies, low-carbon regulation, and shifting business models. PUC is seeking an experienced leader to serve as the Utility Program Senior Policy Advisor. This is a full-time, Management Service non-supervisory position.


The person in this position serves as the senior policy and technical advisor to the Utility Program Director assisting in providing an overall vision and policy direction for the Utility Program. Major duties include: • Develops broad utility regulatory policies on major areas, including federal, state and regional energy issues, telecommunications issues, and water issues. Leads and directs studies of significant issues pertaining to all utility industries. Conducts research and produces landscape perspectives on significant drivers pertinent to Commission-regulated industries.

• Assists the Utility Program Director in formulating staff position on utility filings across all industries. Advises staff on strategy during the course of complex regulatory proceedings. Advises Division Administrators on strength and weaknesses of staff and parties' positions.

• Mentors Utility Program staff on agency policy, practices as well as methods of analysis and accuracy. Works with staff to ensure recommendations are sound, well analyzed and presented, and consistent with agency policy.

• Acts as lead for the formulation of positions and presentation of policy papers, including those in response to specific legislative requests. Leads staff response to requests from Governor's Office on matters of policy. Tracks policy drivers and proposed policy-level solutions at the state level.

• Interacts and represents the Commission on energy and telecommunications policies before the Legislature, utilities, public interest groups, and Governor's Office. Attends and represents the Commission in workshops and conferences concerning the development of policy and regulatory responses.

• Actively participates in Executive Management Team and Agency Management Group responsible for workload priorities, agency policies and procedures. Participates on staff teams drafting agency policies and practices. Works on Utility Program budget and tracking issues as requested.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and five years professional-level policy development, analytical, and planning work. OR

Eight years of work experience in policy development, analytical, and planning work; five of which must be at the professional level.

A Master's degree in Business or Public Policy Administration, Economics or Political Science will substitute for one year of the professional level work experience.

A Doctorate degree in Economics, Political Science or a Juris Doctorate will substitute for two years of the professional level work experience.

Requested Skills

• Experience developing energy, water or telecommunications policy for a utility, regulatory agency, government entity, or non-profit organization.

• Experience in landscape analysis, strategic planning, and policy development and implementation.

• Extensive knowledge of current electric, natural gas, water and/or telecommunications sectors, including knowledge of regulatory, legal and business trends.

• Experience analyzing complex utility industry issues, identifying key drivers and devising options and proposed actions to resolve defined problems.

• Experience providing high-level policy direction, advice and consultation to key decision-makers (i.e. executives, managers, board members, etc.).


To view the complete job announcement including minimum qualifications, salary information and application instructions please visit our jobs page at: http://www.puc.state.or.us, click on "Jobs at PUC" and view the following announcements: PUC15-0019, Operations & Policy Analyst 4 (Senior Policy Advisor)


Visit the State of Oregon Jobs Page and look up job code: PUC15-0019

PUC is an EEO/AA employer.

Salary: 5492.00-7701.00
Closing Date: October 30, 2015
Contact: Dana Northrup (dana.northrup@state.or.us)

International Program Manager, Energy (Washington, DC)

Organization: NARUC
Description: The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a 501©4 trade association, seeks a Program Manager for its international energy regulatory programs. The candidate will work on energy regulatory programs for developing countries and supervise other staff.

Responsibilities: The Program Manager has significant responsibility related to designing and implementing programs to achieve results for larger, more complex regional and/or new innovative projects in the Eurasia region. The Program Manager serves as a supervisor for designated staff and as a project leader for a small team of staff small team. The Program Manager splits time between project implementation and supervision of staff implementing national-level projects.

Requirements: • Requires sound knowledge of the energy sector and issues facing emerging and transitioning economies. • Prior experience as a supervisor is required. • An advanced degree in Energy/Environmental Science, International Relations, Public Administration or a related field and 5-7 years of professional experience is required. Coursework in economics is very helpful. • Experience coordinating international and domestic workshops in developing countries. • Excellent writing and presentation skills in English; very strong communication, organizational, strategic thinking abilities. • Knowledge of electricity sector and energy policy highly desired. • Knowledge of the nonprofit field and/or USAID agreement requirements is desired. • International travel to developing countries required (approx 25-40% of time, with limited domestic travel). • Russian skills are highly desired.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The organization offers a generous benefits package.

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Ms. Erin Hammel, Director, International Programs, NARUC, www.naruc.org/international. No telephone calls. Must be US citizen or have US work permit, and valid passport. EOE

Closing Date: October 30, 2015
Contact: Erin Hammel (ehammel@naruc.org)

Senior Engineer

Organization: Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia
Description: This position is located in the Office of Infrastructure and System Planning (OISP) of the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (Commission). The Commission oversees the utility and competitive companies that provide natural gas, electricity, and telecommunications services to District of Columbia ratepayers. The Office of Infrastructure and System Planning (OISP) provides infrastructure, system planning and engineering expertise in support of the Commission's regulatory activities relative to natural gas, electric and local telecommunications services, including above ground and underground infrastructure and systems for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, natural gas and local telecommunications. As part of the OISP team, the Senior Engineer is responsible for providing professional engineering and other technical support on all matters relating to the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and replacement of all infrastructure and systems utilized by the electric, natural gas and local telephone companies in providing services in the District. The incumbent may serve as subject matter expert for his/her knowledge area to support the Commission's vision and strategic direction. He/she will provide technical oversight to the strategic replacement of gas pipelines currently underway. The incumbent will also support the ongoing deployment of the DC Powerline Undergrounding (DC PLUG) project, and review, analyze, and advise on the reliability and safety of existing utility infrastructure. The Senior Engineer implements OISP's forward-looking vision to Modernize the Energy Delivery Structure for Increased Sustainability in the District of Columbia.

The Commission offers rewarding work and seeks a highly skilled Engineer with demonstrative experience in utility operations. The ideal incumbent exercises judgment, ingenuity, and sound planning to address the current transformation affecting how utility services are delivered and consumed.

For detailed vacancy announcement and application instructions, please visit: http://www.dcpsc.org/employmentops/Employmentops.asp

Salary: $90,292.00 - $116,320.00
Closing Date: November 1, 2015
Contact: Natalie Taylor (ntaylor@psc.dc.gov)

Executive Director, NARUC


Position Overview

The Executive Director is responsible for all NARUC programs, activities and functions.  Member relations and outreach with external constituencies are primary responsibilities.  Serves as the chief staff advocate on behalf of State public utility commissions.  

Reporting Relationship

Reports to the NARUC Board of Directors (for policy direction), NARUC Executive Committee (for management direction and oversight) and NARUC President (for employment contract administration, performance evaluation).

Required Abilities and Key Attributes 

Requires strong strategic organizational, interpersonal and financial planning skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse membership. A thorough understanding of utility regulation is required.  Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to lead an organization through change is required.  

Education and Experience

Requires at least ten years experience working in a government, nonprofit or association environment in a senior level leadership position.  Accustomed to working with a Board of Directors.  Extensive experience in State and federal government affairs required. A Bachelor’s Degree in political science, public policy or related area is required.  An MPA, MBA, or JD preferred.  Experience leading an organization that receives grant funding is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities Include

  • Responsible for all NARUC activities, functions, strategic planning, financial planning, and implementation of approved plans. 
  • Serves as staff liaison to the Board of Directors and to the Executive Committee.  Ensures that all Association committees are supported in their activities and that members’ requests are handled appropriately.
  • Working with the President, oversees the development and implementation of the Association’s business plan. 
  • Ensures that the Association’s goals and objectives are resourced appropriately and are compatible with long term strategic goals.
  • Working with the Executive Committee, standing Committee leadership and the General Counsel, is responsible for managing the Association’s advocacy of policies established by the Board of Directors.
  • Responsible for overseeing the CFO’s development of the annual operating budget, including the identification and implementation of new revenue programs and the identification and elimination of threats to existing revenue programs, for Board of Directors’ approval.
  • Working with CFO and appropriate staff, is responsible for compliance with all grant-related requirements of Federal grants applicable to NARUC domestic and international activities.
  • Directly supervises senior management staff and executive assistant.  Is responsible for the successful implementation of a performance evaluation and a salary administration program.
  • Working with the Treasurer, Investment Committee, CFO and appropriate staff, oversees the Association’s investments.,
  • Oversees the Association’s personnel and administrative functions.  As such is responsible for overseeing the successful recruitment and retention of staff and for the provision of an efficient, safe and productive work environment.
  • As an ex officio member of the Board of Directors of the National Regulatory Research Institute, is responsible for maintaining a productive working relationship between the two organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The NARUC search is being performed by Proclivity Recruitment Solutions.  Please direct inquiries, including resume, to NARUC@Proclivity.org.  To ensure timely attention, please include NARUC in the subject line.

Contact: Proclivity Recruitment Solutions (NARUC@Proclivity.org)

Hearing Examiner

Organization: Philadelphia Gas Commission

The Philadelphia Gas Commission has general responsibility (together with the City Administration and Philadelphia City Council) for overseeing the management and operation of the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) by the Philadelphia Facilities Management Corporation (PFMC). PGW is a natural gas distribution operation owned by the City of Philadelphia. The PFMC is a non-profit corporation which operates PGW under contract with the City.
The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the nation, supplying gas service in the City of Philadelphia to over 500,000 customers. From its humble beginnings in 1836, PGW has grown into the large, modern facility that exists today. As one of the nation's leading natural gas providers, PGW prides itself on stability and continual growth. PGW is dedicated to becoming the Greenest Natural Gas Delivery Company in the region.

Hearing Examiner

The Hearing Examiner reviews and applies laws and regulations, conducts hearings, makes decisions and recommendations based on appropriate findings. The incumbent is expected to plan, organize and conduct examinations independently, including investigating facts, researching precedents, defining issues and options, and developing conclusions and recommendations. This position provides advanced technical support to the Executive Director in fulfilling the Gas Commission’s governance and oversight responsibilities, as well as certain administrative obligations.

  •  Reviews, analyzes and thoroughly vets PGW budget and other filings; prepares informal and formal discovery, and lines of questioning for hearings; interacts with parties to expedite conduct of Commission’s due diligence reviews as appropriate.
  •  Assists Executive Director on developing strategy, issue identification and development, disposing of motions or petitions, and briefing Gas Commissioners, as requested.
  •  Prepares and suggests edits to others’ draft recommended decisions, motions, briefing materials, orders and resolutions, and similar materials; incorporates City Law Department input as needed.
  •  Assists Executive Director to coach and mentor lower level personnel.
  • Monitors PGW compliance with reporting and disclosure directives, and takes appropriate follow-up action.
  •  Review and analyzes relevant reports, studies, contracts, rules, regulations, laws.
  •  Assists Executive Director to satisfy Right to Know Law; City Department of Records retention and disposal; PGW Pension Committee and other similar requirements.
  •  Other similar duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


  •  Juris Doctor Degree with 7-10 years’ experience, preferably in a utility, regulatory or municipal environment.
  •  Excellent, prolific written and oral communications skills; ability to convey complex technical information in clear, concise and accessible language and form.
  •  Exceptional organizational abilities and meticulous attention to detail.
  •  Proven ability to work under pressure, coordinate multiple priorities and meet strict deadlines.
  •  Very strong analytic (qualitative and quantitative) skills; knowledge of budgets, financial reporting and the utility industry.
  •  Proficiency in MS Office Suite – MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  •  Self-starter; demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently.
  •  Commitment and ability to work well within a team approach, while taking leadership role in attaining the Gas Commission’s goals.
  •  Proven ability to establish, implement and manage schedules and procedures.
  •  Experience in conducting public hearings efficiently and with appropriate demeanor. Knowledge of administrative hearing procedures, applicable laws, government regulations and agency rules.
  •  Experience in determining and applying relevant rules and statutes, complying with ethical standards, recognizing problems and identifying and facilitating solutions.

Residency Requirement: All employees of the Philadelphia Gas Commission and Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) must live in the City of Philadelphia for the duration of their employment. If a candidate does not live in the City of Philadelphia at the time of hire, he/she must move into the city within twelve (12) months of his/her hire date.

We offer a strong benefit package that includes free basic health and dental insurance. The Philadelphia Gas Commission and PGW are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/VAAP/EEO.

Location: One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch Street, 9th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Applications must be submitted at:


(access the listing for Philadelphia Gas Commission Hearing Examiner).

While we appreciate all responses, only those who are uniquely qualified will be contacted. Local candidates will be given preference – interview expenses are not funded.

Salary: Strong benefit package
Closing Date: November 30, 2015
Contact: Philadelphia Gas Commission (jparrish@phlgc.net)
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Careers at USAC

Organization: USAC



There is a Director of Data and Forensic Analysis role open in the Internal Audit Division.

Additionally, there is a Manager of Financial Operations - Contributions role open in the Finance Division.

These positions are open to both internal and external applicants. 


Internal Applicant Policies
For those USAC employees who wish to apply for a position in a di­fferent division at USAC:

  • Employees who want to apply for a USAC position are not required to get permission from their manager, but it is best practice and maintains goodwill to have a conversation prior to applying.
  • Employees are required a resume review from the recruiting team, the hiring manager, or both, if they apply for the position within the first 10 calendar days that it is announced.
  • Employees are not guaranteed any form of interview (unless they meet the minimum requirements for the position).


If you have an interest in these positions and meet the requirements, please visit the USAC Internal Career Portal to apply.

Otherwise, we ask you to tell anyone you think is qualified and interested in these positions to apply at the new USAC External Careers Portal, noting you as the source.  Review the USAC Employee Handbook for details on USAC’s referral program!

You can also use HR’s new tool, the JobMagic Platform, to get the word out about available USAC positions to your professional network. The tool allows you to connect your social media pages (Twitter, Linked In, etc.) to the USAC job openings listing.

Signing up for JobMagic:

  1. Click here to access USAC’s customized sign-up link
  2. Sign-in using your preferred social media account (e.g., LinkedIn) [Note: the log-in information matches the information you use to sign into these accounts personally]
  3. Receive your confirmation email and click on the link they send you

After signing in:

  • “My Jobs” is where open USAC jobs are listed; use this tab to post specific jobs to your personal social media sites
  • “Intelligent Scheduler” makes it easy to tie in multiple social network accounts and set up automated posts of jobs currently open at USAC

If you have any questions about the system, please contact Jimmy Reyes or Andrea King, USAC’s Corporate Recruiters.


Human Resources

Salary: See Website
Closing Date: December 12, 2015
Contact: Human Resources (aking@usac.org)

Administrative Law Judge

Organization: Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC)


Respect. Professionalism. Integrity. Accountability.

Help protect the consumers of Washington State!

The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) seeks an Administrative Law Judge to manage a variety of legal proceedings relating to regulation of utilities and transportation companies, including presiding over cases that range from simple, single-issue complaints to complex, high stakes, multi-party litigation. The Administrative Law Judge will work with the three commissioners at the head of the agency and with a dynamic and diverse staff of experts. The position is based in Olympia, Washington, in the south Puget Sound area.

This recruitment is open until filled. It would be in the candidate’s best interest to apply by October 16, 2015 for the first round of interviews.

Agency Overview:

The UTC regulates the rates, services and practices of private or investor-owned utilities and transportation companies.

The UTC is continually recognized for its excellence and integrity as a utility and transportation regulatory agency, as we challenge the status quo and ourselves, making us an employer of choice.

For more information about the UTC, please visit: www.utc.wa.gov, www.twitter.com/wautc, and www.facebook.com/wautc.

The UTC understands that our employees are the key to the agency’s success. We are committed to our work, but value the balance with our personal lives. We demonstrate our commitment to employees by providing an environment that stimulates professional growth through continued learning opportunities and offering meaningful work with a comprehensive benefits package. For more information about benefits, please visit http://www.utc.wa.gov/aboutUs/careers/Pages/Working-at-UTC.aspx.

Position Overview:

The Administrative Law Judge presides at all stages of adjudicative proceedings and resolves or assists the three-member commission to resolve legal and factual disputes alone, or in major cases, in conjunction with a team of accounting and policy advisors and administrative staff. The UTC’s decisions often have statewide impact on business and consumer interests. The judge prepares initial orders resolving contested issues and works with the commissioners to prepare final orders implementing their decisions. The judge must exercise strong analytical and writing skills, creative and strategic thinking, and sound judgment in matters having significant long-range impacts in a constantly evolving regulatory framework.

In addition to presiding in adjudications, the judge serves as an advisor to the commissioners on procedural, legal, and policy matters. The judge is responsible, in conjunction with other staff, for managing the rulemaking process as well as developing policy in rulemakings. The judge also may act as a mediator in a case over which the judge does not preside. The position reports to the Director of the Administrative Law Division.


Candidates must have:

  •          Juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school;
  •          Progressively responsible, extensive experience serving as an administrative law judge, commissioner, attorney, advisor, or other comparable position in matters involving utility or other regulation, administrative law, or comparable legal issues and requiring legal analysis and the application of law to fact;
  •          Demonstrated understanding and application of rules governing the admissibility of evidence and procedural issues consistent with pertinent law;
  •          Excellent analytical and oral and written communication skills, including the ability to draft and edit well-written orders in plain English;
  •          Judicial temperament, including the ability to be objective, balance competing interests, manage an  administrative hearing, and develop and implement policies consistent with applicable law and record evidence;
  •          Ability to work effectively as part of a team with commissioners, advisors, and stakeholder  representatives;

The UTC is most interested in candidates who have these additional qualifications and skills:

  •          Current or inactive membership in good standing of a state bar association or admission to practice law before the courts of a state of the United States;
  •          Advanced litigation management skills, particularly in complex litigation involving diverse interests advocated by multiple skilled professionals;
  •          Demonstrated understanding of economics, accounting, corporate finance, regulatory rate making, and utility and transportation company operations, as well as public policies that relate to these areas;
  •          Demonstrated understanding of technical and public policy issues and the ability to achieve policies lawfully and consistently;
  •          Formal training and experience as a mediator or as a facilitator of decisions in group settings.


Conflict of Interest: RCW 80.01.020 limits UTC’s ability to employ any person who owns stock in any company the UTC regulates or is otherwise financially interested in such company. Such interests include those of an employee’s spouse.
Authorization to Work: UTC may hire only those who possess legal authorization to work in the United States.

Application Process:

Read the instructions below carefully before following the “Apply” link above. You must provide ALL of the following information:

  •          A letter of interest describing how you meet the qualifications for this position;
  •          A detailed chronological resume AND a completed online application profile that includes education and employment history;
  •          A brief legal writing sample (no more than 10 pages) that you have written without contribution, assistance, or editing by anyone else and that demonstrates your professional work; and
  •         Three professional references, including at least one supervisor with current contact information.

Please carefully follow the above instructions. We are looking for evidence in your application materials that you have the education, experience, skills, and abilities indicated in this job posting, so be sure to attach or insert your letter of interest, resume, legal writing sample, and professional references. The information you provide will be used as a basis for deciding who will be selected for the next step in the process. An incomplete application packet may automatically be disqualified.

Visit these links to learn more about:
the state of Washington http://access.wa.gov,
the Olympia area www.co.thurston.wa.us or

The Utilities and Transportation Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial, and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may contact at daguilar@utc.wa.gov or 360-664-1132. Our statewide toll free TTY number is 1-800-416-5289.

Salary: Comprehensive benefits package
Closing Date: December 31, 2015
Contact: Aguilar, Debbie (UTC) (daguilar@utc.wa.gov)
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Engineer - Electric

Organization: Arizona Corporation Commission Utilities Division

The Utilities Division recommends thoroughly researched, sound regulatory policy and rate recommendations to the Commissioners, based on a balanced analysis of the benefits and impacts on all stakeholders and consistent with the public interest.


What you will do:

Inspect electric utility facilities to evaluate and make recommendations about pending cases.  This includes interpreting and analyzing technical data and engineering plans, and preparing reports.  Play a key role in the making of rules, policies, and procedures governing electric utilities, and may prepare and present expert testimony in hearings.  A Utilities Engineer also monitors and participates in several statewide, and multi-state organizations that impact policies regarding the safe, reliable operation of electric utilities.   Travel in-state and out-of-state 5%.  Work on emerging new technologies in distributed generation, solar, energy storage and energy efficiency.

What you will offer:

  • Significant knowledge of civil, sanitary, environmental, mechanical and chemical engineering, as applied to the design, development, construction and maintenance of electric systems.
  • Experience interpreting Federal and State statutes, regulations, policies, and standards pertaining to electric systems.
  • Knowledge of accounting and engineering economics principles relating to utility rate making.
  • Familiarity with safety and public relations, practices, and techniques for construction cost estimation.
  • Ability to inspect complex electric facilities and interpret and analyze a wide range of highly technical engineering data.
  • Project management and leadership skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills to write report and testify as an expert witness.
  • Interpersonal relations skills, particularly as applied to contact with fellow team members, other governmental agencies, contractors, utility personnel, elected officials, and the public.
  • Ability to explain difficult technical subjects in non-technical terms to lay persons.
  • Computer application skills, including Microsoft Office programs.

The required knowledge and skills for this position are typically acquired through a combination of advanced education and utility regulatory experience, specifically electric utilities.  Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree in Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Nuclear or Alternative Energy System Engineering or registration as a Professional Engineer. 

What we offer:

  • Anticipated hiring range $75,000 - 90,000 DOE
  • Excellent comprehensive benefits, including top-ranked retirement plan, low-cost health coverage, supplemental policies such as vision and short-term disability, and generous paid leave programs.
  • Support for career and personal development; multiple training and education opportunities and resources.
  • Interesting, challenging work in a public service environment with the chance to make a real difference in our state.

Established by the Arizona Constitution, the Arizona Corporation Commission is a medium-sized agency with offices in Phoenix, Tucson, and northern Arizona.  We are led by five elected Commissioners.  Learn more about our agency’s diverse mission by visiting our website at www.azcc.gov.  We are an Equal Opportunity agency.

Where you will work:

1200 W. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ (Some travel required, including in and out of state).

How to Apply:

Submit your resume by hitting “APPLY NOW” below.  Resumes will be reviewed in the order received.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference check and confirmation of degree/registration.

A.R.S. Section 40-101 prohibits Commission employees from having certain interests in entities that the Commission regulates.  Applicants shall be required to disclose any interests they may have in the regulated entities during the application process, and as a condition of employment, to divest themselves of any prohibited interests.

Salary: $75,000 – 90,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2015
Contact: Wendy Walther (WWalther@azcc.gov)

Pipeline Safety Investigator

Organization: Alabama Public Service Commission


 (Continuous Announcement)




The Pipeline Safety Investigator is a permanent full-time position with the Public Service Commission.  Positions are statewide, in various locations throughout Alabama.  This is technical work in enforcing standards for the transportation of natural gas, hazardous liquids, and other gas by pipelines.



·   Bachelor’s degree from an accredited* four-year college or university in Engineering



·   Experience in the maintenance, operations, or engineering fields working with a gas or hazardous-liquid pipeline system may substitute for the required degree on a year-for-year basis.

·   Applicants must possess a valid Alabama driver license at the time of appointment.

·   Extensive statewide and nationwide overnight travel is required.



·   Open-Competitive to all applicants

·   An Evaluation of Training and Experience as shown on application will comprise 100% of the final score.



  Complete an Application for Examination Form available at www.personnel.alabama.gov, the above address, or any Alabama Career Center Office.

  Apply by mail or by fax.  Applications will be accepted until further notice.  The State Personnel Department is not responsible for late receipt of applications due to mail service or faxing malfunctions.

Salary: $30,724.80 - $50,119.20 per year
Closing Date: December 31, 2016
Contact: Wallace Jones, GPS Administrator, 334-242-5778 (Wallace.Jones@psc.Alabama.gov)