Are you a goal-oriented self-starter? Do you possess good time management skills and enjoy working independently as well as working with a team? Are you organized with strong attention to detail? Does diving into regulations, researching and determining the best way to support and guide others in staying compliant and safe in their work environment sound rewarding? If you answered yes, and you are looking to make an immediate contribution, the role of regulatory consultant could be for you. This role supports member electric cooperatives in their efforts to comply with federal, state and local regulations by developing and implementing compliance policies and programs, providing regulatory training and guidance, maintaining regulatory documentation, facilitating regulatory auditing and submitting required reports to ensure participating members maintain compliance with established standards. This position requires travel throughout Indiana. A company car is provided.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) has been around since 1935, and today our member cooperatives serve more than 1.3 million Hoosiers. At IEC, we work hard for our members and the communities we serve. We support our member cooperatives with various services and we provide our members with the support they need to power their communities.
We offer an excellent benefit package that includes:
- Competitive salary
- Flexible work environment and paid time off
- Defined benefit pension plan (you read that right – we still have an incredible pension plan!)
- 401(k) plan with company match
- Health, vision, life and disability insurance
- Identity theft insurance
- Opportunities for learning and development
- Supportive culture and a work/life balance
- Builds and maintains positive working relationships through face-to-face meetings as well as phone calls, email, text and other communication options.
- Serves as an onsite regulatory consultant at assigned electric distribution cooperative member utilities.
- Assists in the research, development and maintenance of written policies and programs for all applicable federal, state and local regulations in ensuring participating member systems’ compliance with current and future standards.
- Develops and presents specific regulatory training and guidance to program members.
- Prepares and maintains required reports, correspondence and records pertaining to regulatory compliance.
- Reviews, interprets and assists in the understanding of the impact existing and proposed regulation will have on the participating cooperative’s business.
- Advises management on steps needed to prevent or mitigate regulatory-based issues in accordance with federal, state and local regulations in conjunction with organization goals and objectives.
- Assists program members with monitoring and addressing issues involving workers’ compensation, OSHA injury reviews, conducting incident investigations, emergency response, waste disposal, spill response and proper reporting to the appropriate agency.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have an equivalent of the following education and/or experience.
- Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, occupational health, safety, public health or a related field is required.
- Three to five years of direct work experience involving the review, interpretation and program response to federal, state and local regulations is preferred.
- Electric utility experience and/or exposure to safety and environmental compliance is preferred.
- Certifications such as: Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Utility Safety Administrator (CUSA), Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and OSHA Trainer Certification are a plus.
- Proficient using Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, Excel
- Ability to learn and use various types of software
- Travel throughout the state is required.
- Valid driver’s license is required.
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and thrive in an independent working environment while meeting required deadlines and producing results.
Attach a cover letter, resume and provide salary requirements. Qualified candidates will be contacted by the human resources department or the hiring manager.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives is an equal opportunity employer.