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Manager Regulatory Rates

Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Manager Regulatory Rates    
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

 

Power up a career with us. Our People are our greatest investments.  TECO Peoples Gas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. 

 

If you are interested in a career and not just a position, TECO Peoples Gas is the place to be!  

 

TECO Peoples Gas is the largest natural gas distributor in Florida serving more than 400,000 customers across the state. Just as it was 125 years ago when we started as Tampa Gas Company, natural gas is today’s No. 1 choice for reliable energy.  Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation and cost-effective sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 

 

TECO Peoples Gas is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes Tampa Electric and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 

 

The Manager Regulatory Rates will manage the overall process of developing and supporting the utility’s cost recovery clauses.  Primary functions are performing clause rate design and analyses, preparing rate case and clause proceeding documents including MFRs, organizing and preparing testimony and supporting schedules, and shaping regulatory strategy.  Other functions include: conducting special projects and studies, resolving tariff application conflicts, preparing responses to discovery requests, assisting in the formulation, interpretation, and communication of regulatory policies particularly regarding clause rate design, clause cost recovery and service rule matters, and providing specific expertise for multi-disciplined efforts addressing various company issues.  Functions in a leadership role as the subject matter expert on clause cost recovery, rates and tariff matters for the company and these duties must be performed with functional autonomy.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages Clause Cost Recovery, Rate and Tariff Interpretation  
    • Manages cost recovery clause filings that support established regulatory rules and policies.  Participates in witness preparation sessions and serves as a clause cost recovery subject matter expert within the company. 
    • Provides responses to requests for cost recovery policies, rate information, billing histories and rate projections from inside and outside the company. 
    • Manages tariff inquiries from both inside and outside the company regarding proper rate, service and other rules and requirements.  Serves as subject matter clause rate expert within the company.
  • Regulatory Issues and Rate Proceedings 
    • Conducts cost recovery, rate design planning and trial rate/revenue studies leading to proposed tariff or petition preparation and support. 
    • Manages preparation of filing documents including clause cost recovery and MFR's for regulatory proceedings. 
    • Participates in regulatory issue resolution activities, including representation of the company as the clause recovery witness at regulatory proceedings, negotiation sessions and industry meetings.
    • Prepares interrogatory responses and other requests for information, testimony and exhibits, and other documents related to regulatory matters.
  • Other Duties 
    • Develops and implements improvements in software systems utilized in rate design, price change preparation and planning for future costs and rates. 
    • Participates in workshops, hearings or agenda conferences. 
    • Researches regulatory precedents related to current issues and concerns. 
    • Provides regulatory perspective and analysis at meetings and as departmental clause recovery expert on inter-departmental teams. 
    • Assists other team members within Regulatory Affairs as required with projects that require additional resources.

 

SUPERVISION

This position has direct and indirect supervision accountability.

 

EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

Required:  Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in the field of accounting, legal, finance, economics, engineering, science or business.

 

EXPERIENCE

Required: Minimum of 8 years of experience directly preparing rate designs and filing of new tariffs, extensive PC experience and spreadsheet analysis. 

Preferred: Regulatory / rate proceeding involvement desirable.  Customer/trade ally contact desirable.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES (KSA)

Required: Understanding and application of tariffs. Must be proficient in MS Excel, Word, Power Point and other PC based software as required. 

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment   

 

The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a Baseline Medical Examination as part of the pre-employment screening once an offer has been accepted. A pre-employment drug screening, as well as a background check (including education, employment, criminal and motor vehicle) will also be conducted as part of the pre-employment screening.

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TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

 

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!

 

STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

 

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.

 

TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

 

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

 

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

 

ADA policy


It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.

 

Application accommodations


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.

 

Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 

 


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