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Paralegal- Regulatory & Tariffs

Company:  UIL HOLDINGS CORPORATION
Location: 

Orange, CT, US

Company

Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com

 

 

Responsibilities

Performs technical, analytical and statistical duties related to
forecasting and tariff development.  Responsible for leading major,
critical projects relating to rate proceedings and collaboratives in
support of Company objectives.  Provides regulatory support and advice
to meet other business area objectives.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of
responsibilities):

1. Coordinates and develops information, data and processes to meet
formal and informal data requests from regulators and other parties.
Coordinates and/or prepares compliance filings with the State regulatory
commission.(25%,P)
2. Coordinates OpCo involvement in regulatory proceedings.  Monitors
various regulatory proceedings, schedules and decisions to keep the OpCo
informed of regulatory activities and issues.(20%,P)
3. May develop, maintain and administer official company tariffs.(10%,S)
4. Provides support and expert witness testimony of company’s State and
Federal rate regulatory proceedings and collaboratives.(10%,S)
5. Provides technical advice and guidance across OpCo business area and
to outside subject matter experts.  Provides support through research
and qualitative/quantitative analysis, including rate case support.
(15%,P)
6. May provide subject matter expertise in the design and development of
new and/or changes to existing customer billing systems (and processes)
to meet regulatory requirements.(10%,S)
7. May act as litigation case manager for civil proceedings which
includes preparation of court documents and conducting legal &
regulatory research. May act as Knowledge Manager for knowledge manager
software (including training new users and assisting managers).(10%,S)
 

Skills and Requirements

    Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience
preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant
experience required.
•    Experience in regulatory compliance and utility industry is
beneficial.
•    Knowledge of regulatory tariff process.
•    Experience in managing projects.
•    Knowledge of cost accounting, statistical techniques and rate
design principles.
•    Knowledge of Company databases and reporting capabilities.

Certifications:

•    Paralegal certification desirable (varies by OpCo).

Skills/Abilities:

•    Strong communications (written and verbal), interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent organizational skills.
•    Strong analytical capabilities.
 

Competencies

  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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