Exchange Monitor

Assistant General Counsel, NERC and FERC

Constellation Energy Generation, LLC.
Hybrid/Remote, United States (remote)
16 days ago

Description

As the nation's largest producer of clean, carbon-free energy, Constellation is a company purpose-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis. Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade. Now, we're accelerating, speeding our low-carbon or no-carbon power to more people in more places, day and night, providing our customers and communities with options to buy, manage and use energy as part of their decarbonization mission. The race is on to confront the climate crisis and Constellation is ready to meet the challenge.

Constellation has been the leader in carbon-free energy production for more than a decade, and generates 50% more clean, carbon-free electricity than any other company in America. We're generating power 24/7 with the nation's largest emission-free nuclear energy fleet, providing enough clean energy to power 15 million homes. Constellation offers customers a range of clean, zero-carbon energy solutions to help reduce their carbon footprint and achieve their sustainability goals.

We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in attracting, retaining and advancing employees who will best serve and represent our customers, partners and communities. We provide a workplace that ensures mutual respect, where each individual has the opportunity to grow and contribute at their greatest potential. Constellation will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and power a successful career.

Constellation offers a wide range of benefits, designed to help our employees thrive professionally and personally. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a bonus program, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase program; comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, including a robust wellness program; paid time off for vacation, holidays and sick days; and much more.

POSITION TYPE: Hybrid with remote work flexibility.  Ideally, candidates will be based near Washington, D.C., or Baltimore MD. 

Primary Purpose of Position

A senior lawyer who is a highly qualified attorney handling complex legal matters and projects on behalf of the Company. This position has a leadership role with respect to the company’s NERC compliance program. The position also supports other regulatory and compliance work, including FERC and ISO/RTO requirements associated with energy trading and operating electric generation resources in wholesale electric markets.  

Primary Duties:

  • Under minimal supervision, plans, conducts and supervises complex legal assignments, necessitating ability to evaluate matters which may have a major bearing on the conduct of the Company’s business; evaluates both legal and business risks and advises clients accordingly. Interprets and applies organization policy according to law. Represents Constellation in agency proceedings and/or relevant litigation. 
  • Prepares, and revises as necessary, budgets and early matter assessments for all matters involving outside counsel. 
  • Provides lead direction and/or project leadership direction to less experienced attorneys and support staff. 
  • Projects / duties as assigned. 

Scope of Position: 

  • Provides legal advice and representation in NERC and FERC-related regulatory and compliance matters
  • Demonstrates superior legal judgment in the business context.
  • Demonstrates innovation; generates new ideas and devises original and successful solutions, programs or actions.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the relevant jurisdictions. 
  • At least 5 to 8 years of professional experience in a specialized area of law.
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of the legal field to the completion of complex assignments.
  • Requires excellent legal research, analytical abilities and on ongoing knowledge of federal or state law.
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly – both orally and in writing; to read and analyze legal materials and other data; to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) compliance requirements and enforcement processes
  • Experience with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rules and regulations applicable to wholesale electric markets
  • Familiarity with physical and financial energy trading markets

Constellation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 67871903
  • Workplace Type: Remote
  • Location:
    Hybrid/Remote, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Constellation Energy Generation, LLC.
  • Position Title: Assistant General Counsel, NERC and FERC
  • Category: In-House Counsel
  • Min Education: Juris Doctor
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