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Federal / State Regulatory Analyst II / Senior

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: PHOENIX, AZ, US, 85004-3903

Company: APS

The APS Promise is our commitment to our customers, community and each other. It explains why we’re here (our purpose), what we’re here to do (vision and mission) and the principles and behaviors that will empower us to achieve our strategic goals. It represents the opportunity to build on our cultural strengths and develop new behaviors that will enable our future success.


Federal / State Regulatory Analyst II / Senior - Maintains the organization's ongoing relationships with regulatory commissions/authorities.

You are responsible for:

  • Coordinates and conducts the assessment of internal controls to ensure compliance as required by regulatory commissions/authorities.
  • Develops programs and processes to manage complaint cases brought to regulatory authorities and develops process improvements to avoid future complaints.
  • Advances organization positions with internal and external parties.
  • Prepares and sponsors testimony to governmental or regulatory agencies.

Minimum Requirements

Federal / State Regulatory Analyst II 

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum two (2) years' related regulatory compliance experience. 
  • In lieu of a degree, an equivalent combination of education and experience totaling six (6) years is required
  • General knowledge of electric utility industry and associated regulatory / legislative issues and related compliance requirements.

Federal / State Regulatory Senior

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum five (5) years' related regulatory compliance experience; utility-based experience preferred.
  • In lieu of a degree, an equivalent combination of education and experience totaling nine (9) years is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of federal and regional electric utility industry and associated regulatory / legislative issues and related compliance requirements.

Major Accountabilities

1)         Conducts compliance reviews related to the operational and technical requirements of regulatory commissions/ authorities.
2)         Submits company filings to various state and local regulatory agencies.
3)         Tracks complaint cases and ensures timely resolution.
4)         Researches information and compiles data for presentation to regulatory bodies.


Export Compliance / EEO Statement

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.

Flex Role:
This position is not required to be performed at a specific APS facility as long as adequate technology and a solid ergonomic set up are present. Pending agreement with leadership, employees hired into this role will be able to choose where they prefer to perform their work. Employees will have two options to choose from: 

  • APS office based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from an APS facility.
  • Home based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from his/her home.


*Employees in Flex roles are required to reside in Arizona (or NM for Four Corners-based employees). Role types are subject to change based on business need. 

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