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Principal Consultant - Rates and Regulatory Practice - Remote - United States

Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Providence
Posted on: June 22, 2022

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**Principal Consultant - Rates and Regulatory Practice - Remote - United States**Date: Jun 15, 2022Location:USCompany: Black & Veatch Family of CompaniesAt Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.**Company :** Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting**Req Id :** 71245**Opportunity Type :** Staff**Relocation eligible :** No**Full time/Part time :** Full-Time**Project Only Hire :** No**Visa Sponsorship Available:** No**Job Summary**Black & Veatch Management Consulting is seeking a Principal Consultant level professional to join their more than 250 consultants, regulatory policy advisors, technology specialists, and energy industry respected subject matter experts. This individual will plan, market, sell, and deliver world-class consulting solutions in the Energy sector with a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach that integrates strategic, financial and expertise-based advisory services to private and investor-owned utility companies, commercial and industrial customers, municipalities, and government agencies. The Rates & Regulatory Practice provides highly desired services in these market segments including: regulatory strategy and reform development, rate case management and support, costing and ratemaking, innovative pricing solutions, infrastructure-based business case and cost/benefit analysis and expert testimony and litigation support across all sectors of the electric, natural gas, and oil/liquid products pipeline markets and other energy market participants (e.g., energy law firms, energy marketers, financial institutions, commercial and industrial customers, and energy developers).**Key Responsibilities**The ideal candidate must have a strong desire to contribute to creating and cultivating the Practice's business vision - which is to be recognized as forward-looking industry leaders by providing its clients with the concepts and insights, analytical techniques, implementation capabilities, and thought leadership to understand, address, and operate within the energy industry's regulatory environment.The ideal candidate must understand the technological, market and commercial changes driving the current energy industry transformation requiring evolution in the regulatory construct for effective implementation. It is expected that this broad market understanding will enable the candidate to periodically interact with members of Black & Veatch Management Consulting's asset management, planning, distribution modernization and customer experience and technology practices to help drive the development, selling and delivery of multi-functional business solutions.Our ideal candidate will contribute to the growth of the Rates & Regulatory Practice by creatively engaging clients and delivering solutions to satisfy their needs, and lead and manage others in the Practice to focus on similar activities. The candidate will help develop long-term project and business advisory relationships with a wide range of investor-owned utilities, public power and public gas entities, interstate natural gas pipeline companies and other energy market participants (e.g., energy law firms, energy marketers, financial institutions, commercial and industrial customers, and energy developers).This individual will be responsible for supporting the development and delivery of client solutions in the area of electric and natural gas ratemaking and related regulatory matters, with a focus on regulatory reform approaches, innovative ratemaking solutions, Performance-Based Regulation (PBR) and dynamic pricing for electric and natural gas utilities. In addition, the individual must be capable of supporting all aspects of assigned engagements including conducting quality assurance reviews on their own and others' work.The ideal candidate should periodically participate in industry groups and have a current network with executives and/or other decision-makers within the gas and electric utility industry.\#LI-AK1**Management Responsibilities****Preferred Qualifications**--- Bachelor's Degree--- 7 years of relevant experience that includes:--- Knowledge of utility rate proceedings and regulatory policy;--- Serving as an expert witness on electric ratemaking and regulatory matters before state and federal regulatory bodies;--- Hands-on experience with the design and implementation of innovative tariffs for electric utilities, including: time-of-use rates, Critical Peak Pricing, real-time pricing and other dynamic pricing concepts, pricing for Distribution Energy Resources (DER) and the interaction between dynamic pricing and demand response (through Smart Grid/AMI investments) and energy efficiency programs; and,--- Demonstrated technical expertise in the costing and pricing of electric utility services showing the ability to identify, analyze, and solve complex ratemaking and regulatory problems within the client's business environment--- 5 years of experience managing significant engagements--- Ability to travel up to 50%--- Applicants for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Black & Veatch Management Consulting (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.--- Electric or natural gas system planning--- Electric or natural gas embedded cost of service studies--- Electric or natural gas marginal cost studies--- Real Time and Time of Use Pricing--- Load forecasting and load research--- Analysis of regulatory implications technologies such as Distributed Energy Resources (DER), cogeneration, battery storage, Demand Response or other similar technologies--- Experience preparing Return on Equity and Cost of Capital estimates--- Extensive knowledge of regulated utility accounting under US General Accepted Accounting Principles or International Financial Reporting Standards--- Experience with alternative ratemaking mechanismsApplicants for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Black & Veatch Management Consulting (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.**Minimum Qualifications**Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience. Has managed significant engagements. 10+ years in a business/consulting environment. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.**Certifications**Certifications related to area of expertise, where applicable preferred.**Work Environment/Physical Demands**US-Based Remote with ability to travel up to 50%**Competencies**Action orientedCustomer focusInterpersonal savvy**Salary Plan**CST: Consulting**Job Grade**005Black & Veatch endeavors to makeaccessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process because of a disability, please contact the Employee Relations Department at +1-913-359-1622 or via our. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only; you may not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications. General inquiries about the status of applications will not be returned.Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.For our EEO Policy Statement, please click. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please clickand.**Notice to External Search Firms** : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.

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