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Projects

  • Headquarters

    San Francisco, California

    Main office and NOC

  • Glacier Wind 1

    Glacier, Montana:

    106.5 MW, COD December 2008

  • Glacier Wind 2

    Glacier, Montana:

    103.5 MW, COD: October 2009

  • Rim Rock

    Toole, Montana:

    189 MW, COD December 2012

  • Calgary Office

    Calgary, Canada:
  • Wild Rose 1

    Cypress County, Alberta:

    210 MW Fully Permitted and Construction Ready

  • Buffalo Trail Wind

    100 MW - Early Stage Development

  • Ross Creek Wind

    100 MW - Early Stage Development

  • Wild Rose 2

    Cypress County, Alberta:

    210 MW Fully Permitted and Construction Ready

  • MATL

    Transmission Line:

    Own northbound capacity (300 MW). COD October 2013

  • Prairie Home

    Early development

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Main office and NOC

Glacier Wind 1

Glacier, Montana

106.5 MW, COD December 2008

Glacier Wind 2

Glacier, Montana

103.5 MW, COD: October 2009

Rim Rock

Toole, Montana

189 MW, COD December 2012

Calgary Office

Calgary, Canada

Wild Rose 1

Cypress County, Alberta

210 MW Fully Permitted and Construction Ready

Buffalo Trail Wind

100 MW - Early Stage Development

Ross Creek Wind

100 MW - Early Stage Development

Wild Rose 2

Cypress County, Alberta

210 MW Fully Permitted and Construction Ready

Prairie Home

Early Development

MATL

Own northbound capacity (300 MW). COD October 2013

MATL

Own northbound capacity (300 MW). COD October 2013

NOC

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  • Compliance Manager – San Francisco, CA


    Job purpose/Position summary

    The selected candidate will administer NaturEner’s Compliance Programs, functioning as an independent and objective body, reviewing and evaluating compliance issues, concerns, and requirements within the organization as they relate to electric utility regulatory agencies. The primary responsibility is to maintain a compliance program for the Company’s three wind farms and two wind-only Balancing Authorities, monitoring and implementing the applicable NERC and WECC Reliability Standards. These responsibilities may be extended to cover similar functions for third parties for whom NaturEner may provide certain services. Other compliance responsibilities may include compliance related to CAISO, CARB, CEC, CPUC, DOE/EIA and FERC rules and regulations.

    The position reports directly to the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and is responsible for ensuring NaturEner’s Electric and Wind Energy operations, Information/Operating Technology and EMS control systems, and its employees are in compliance with the laws and regulations of the applicable regulatory agencies.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Work with NaturEner’s IT/OT, Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering groups to ensure compliance with applicable NERC/WECC GO/GOP and BA standards
    • Manage the development of compliance plans, specifications, and standards for the Electric Generation and Balancing Authority portfolio assets
    • Manage the development and implementation of certain training materials in compliance with the RRO, State, and Federal requirements for GO, GOP, BA and interconnections
    • Work with the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer to develop policies, requirements, and guidelines for various utilities operations
    • Participate in monthly and quarterly regulatory coordination meetings with neighboring utility agencies
    • Utilize and maintain database programs to track compliance records, training records, and regulatory changes
    • Maintain compliance artifacts, standards, and work flows in AssurX compliance management system
    • Conduct annual audits of NaturEner’s Compliance Programs and prepare status reports for senior management
    • Make recommendations to improve efficiency of NaturEner’s Compliance Programs and resolve issues as they arise
    • Maintain regular and frequent contact with internal departments; coordinate audit priorities and vendor training, factory monitoring, corrective action, documentation and reporting
    • Manage Compliance Program budget, schedules, deadlines, and related programs
    • Plan and assess operational goals and objectives related to NaturEner’s regulatory compliance functions and programs
    • Develop plans and schedules, identify Subject Matter Experts and other resources, develop and implement strategies, and oversee intra-departmental coordination
    • Communicate compliance-related issues and risks to executive staff
    • Work with supervisors and line employees on compliance-related issues, make recommendations, evaluate needs, and provide coaching and training as needed
    • Maintain and update records for the Compliance Program
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of two (2) to five (5) years of related experience in the execution of an electric utility compliance program including NERC and WECC audit participation with demonstrated work in electric utility compliance practices, policies, and procedures set by governing authorities
    • Must pass an employee background check
    • Must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License with the ability to maintain insurability under NaturEner’s vehicle insurance program
    • Knowledge of Utility Power generation and operating principles
    • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices
    • Project management and scheduling experience
    • Understanding of various alternative analysis concepts such as cost/benefit, life cycle, etc.
    • Understanding of Electrical Utility Reliability Standards, concepts, and operations
    • Bachelor’s degree, NERC Certification, or experience providing comparable expertise desirable
    • Electrical Engineering background and/or working knowledge of GE EMS control systems a plus

    Skills/Abilities

    • Strong organizational and project management skills; ability to effectively prioritize workflow and stay on top of constantly changing priorities and projects
    • Ability to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and standards in coordination with the Company’s Subject Matter Experts and other staff
    • Strong problem-solving skills and sound decision-making abilities
    • Strong communication skills; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain good relationships with others
    • Strong data processing, spreadsheet, and computer skills as they relate to reporting, system planning, and analysis

    Location/Working conditions

    Position is based in San Francisco, California

    Position is on-call or available for call-out

    Occasional travel required (<10%) 

    Physical requirements

    Required to use a computer for extended periods of time

    Required to sit for long periods of time

    Direct reports

    None

    Apply for this position careers@naturener.us


  • Human Resources Manager – San Francisco, CA


    Job purpose/Position summary

    Responsible for managing and executing the overall administration and coordination of the Human Resources function.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Manage all aspects of payroll utilizing external payroll vendor(s)
    • Manage the annual review, selection, renewal, and administration of the Company’s employee benefit programs, including its 401(k) plan
    • Conduct employee on-boarding, orientation, and training specific for USA and Canada employees
    • Manage the annual review, preparation, and administration of the Company’s wage and salary program
    • Ensure Company’s compliance with federal, state, city and Canadian legislation in regards to all personnel matters
    • Ensure all legally required employee communications and postings happen regarding employment laws, workers comp, benefits, etc.
    • Oversee and maintain the Company’s payroll and Human Resources policies, procedures, personnel files, records, and employee handbook for business need, legal compliance and investor alignment
    • Communicate changes in Company’s personnel policies and procedures; ensure proper compliance with policy and procedure changes
    • Identify and communicate potential and emerging issues in the areas of Human Resources, payroll (including wage and hour laws), and benefits
    • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation
    • Along with the Company’s General Counsel, review Company policies, procedures, and practices regarding personnel matters on an annual basis; make recommendations to CEO and President for improvement
    • Consult with legal counsel on personnel matters as appropriate, or as directed by the CEO or President
    • Work directly with department managers to assist them in effectively carrying out their personnel-related responsibilities
    • Recommend, evaluate, and participate in staff development for the Company
    • Participate on committees and special projects

    Qualifications

    • 10+ years of progressive Human Resources generalist experience including 5+ years at senior level in a small to mid-size, multi-state, industrial environment
    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources
    • Experience must include hands-on responsibility for the full scope of Human Resources activities, including both operations and analysis; must have hands-on attitude for working in a small department
    • Must be available 24/7 to respond to urgent personnel-related issues
    • Must exhibit the highest degree of professionalism, confidentiality, trust, courtesy, and diplomacy
    • Must have experience in wage and hourly law matters
    • Strong understanding of federal, state, city, and Canadian employment laws, including wage and hour laws
    • Well-grounded business judgment to identify and address the opportunities and priorities in the evolving HR field
    • Demonstrated organizational expertise to build the HR function in a fast-growing company
    • Organizational design/change management experience
    • Highly motivated self-starter; proactive and willing to take initiative
    • Team player; willing to jump in to help with any project, big or small
    • Detail oriented, highly organized, and adept at systematic filing and record-keeping
    • Critical thinker and creative problem solver; possesses common sense
    • Pleasant and positive attitude with a focus on helpfulness
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • PHR/SPHR Certification a plus

    Skills/Abilities

    • Strong communication skills; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain good relationships with others and to foster teamwork
    • Strong customer service skills; ability to provide a high degree of customer service and responsiveness
    • Strong problem-solving skills and sound decision-making abilities
    • Strong project and time management skills; ability to drive projects to completion and to meet deadlines
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to manage all aspects of the Human Resources function
    • Ability to work effectively with all levels in the organization
    • Ability to connect with and effectively support employees in remote locations
    • Ability to analyze and implement processes while improving overall Company performance
    • Ability to anticipate future HR-related issues and needs
    • Ability to set up and maintain effective administrative processes and systems
    • Ability to effectively coordinate/manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Ability to effectively prioritize workflow and stay on top of constantly changing priorities and projects
    • Ability to work well independently and complete responsibilities with little or no supervision
    • Ability to exercise absolute discretion and maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to remain poised under pressure

    Location/Working conditions

    Position is located in San Francisco, California

    Works in a typical office environment

    Travel 10 – 15% (wind farms, various locations for seminars)

    Physical requirements

    Required to work at a computer for extended periods of time

    Required to stand while filing

    Direct reports

    None

    Apply for this position careers@naturener.us