This is a journey-level License Coordinator job that requires mastery of the Associate level License Coordinator skills and duties and is responsible for managing more complex FERC licenses and related water rights, permits and agreements for the Company’s extensive hydroelectric system. Manages licenses, and participates as a team member in license projects including, but not limited to original licenses, relicensing, license surrender, decommissioning, license transfer, license amendments, transition to license implementation, non-routine license implementation projects, license-related programs, and other license-related projects. Uses independent judgment in applying regulatory and license management concepts, principles, and practices working with minimal supervision. Works with other License Coordinators, License Project Managers, Project Engineers, Generation Supervisors, Hydrographers, Project Analysts, Lawyers, Business Planners, scientists, operating personnel, construction personnel, and other business partners in assessing and resolving regulatory needs and issues.
- Responsibilities beyond those of Associate License Coordinator include, but are not limited to, the following: additional responsibility for compliance with water rights; conducting site inspections with regulatory agencies; taking on responsibility for implementation of individual non-routine license requirements; simple negotiations with regulatory agencies and other third parties; greater responsibility for managing external relationships with regulatory agencies and other third parties; increased responsibility for developing regulatory strategies; providing emergency response for regulatory matters; and developing annual budgets and resource requirements. Works with Supervisor on some job duties. Responsibilities may include Privileged and Confidential work.
- Manages moderately complex licenses and resolves problems of moderate scope.
- Assignments typically require standard solutions, but may include a moderate level of innovation.
- Under general direction, independently plans work to meet assigned objectives; progress is reviewed periodically for accuracy and adequacy in process and upon completion.
- Demonstrates ability to make clear, persuasive presentations of basic information in internal and external settings
- Sees the big picture. Understands organization and individual roles. Journey level strategic and critical thinking skills. Demonstrates ability to develop and implement strategies and tactics to address moderately complex issues.
- Accurately interprets applicable laws, standards and regulations and educates others.
- Able to work with internal and external stakeholders.
- Demonstrates ability and desire to effectively engage others, including external stakeholders, in discussion and present clear and well-reasoned positions for desired ideas and proposals. Demonstrated ability to collaboratively negotiate with external parties and reach agreement on moderately complex issues.
-A 4-year BS/BA Degree in Engineering, Regulatory Policy, Resource Management, Biological or Ecological Science, or a related technical discipline from an accredited curriculum in the US or the equivalent from outside the US required.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Able to manage several licenses concurrently, depending on scope and complexity.
- Demonstrates ability to organize ideas and communicate effectively orally and in writing both informally and in formal business settings. Communications demonstrate strategic and critical thinking skills. Demonstrates ability to craft effective correspondence, reports, filings, applications, agreements and proposed license conditions.
- Can provide thorough analysis of issues and justification of recommendations.
- Mastery of the Associate level License Coordinator job duties or equivalent and demonstrated knowledge and ability to perform the basic duties of the Journey Level License Coordinator. Meets specific knowledge/ability requirements gained through a minimum of three years of cumulative experience in license coordination or equivalent.
- Coordinates well with others, and has basic understanding of the roles and responsibilities of License Coordinators.
- Uses judgment in applying regulatory and license management principles and techniques to determine cost-effective and practical solutions.
- Able to understand and implement the requirements of interfacing disciplines.
- Takes ownership of problems and their solutions.
- Able to work with limited supervision and guidance to meet commitments.
- Demonstrates informed judgment when making decisions and recommendations.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Auberry, California, USA
Application Deadline: N/A