Principal Compliance Specialist

Location: BALTIMORE, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 241004
Date Posted: Jun 22, 2022
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Be a part of something powerful at America's premier energy provider!

At Exelon, we are united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities: Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are empowered to evolve and advance our careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come and stay. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives and health and retirement benefits.


Assure Exelon adheres to the compliance requirements of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the NERC Reliability Regions including Reliability First (RF), and other applicable regulatory commissions and agencies including State Public Utility Commissions. Develop processes and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations and/or enhance existing processes. Partner with internal and external resources to execute successfully on regulatory commitments. Prepare reviews and reports of compliance. Assure that activities are performed in compliance with Exelon procedures, standards and requirements. Identifies and provides recommendations for continuous improvement initiatives by developing and implementing internal assessments. Participates in and supports the applicable Exelon Corporation compliance programs programs and associated planning efforts. Note: This position may be required to work extended hours, including 24x7 coverage for storms and other energy delivery emergencies.


  • Evaluate, determine, and report compliance to Exelon procedures, standards and requirements. Recommend enhancements to current practices and procedures to drive continuous improvement. (15%)
  • Responsible for evaluation, tracking and reporting of Exelon compliance with the Standards and Requirements of NERC, the NERC Reliability Regions including RF, and other applicable regulatory commissions and agencies, including State Public Utility Commissions. (25%)
  • Responsible for performing self assessments of Exelon compliance to procedures, policies and actions taken as result of RCI, ACE or Condition Report corrective actions and other work products in support of Exelon's compliance efforts. (20%)
  • Oversee the creation of mitigation plans based on Self Reports and monitor the status of mitigating steps through Action Tracking and Quarterly Update on each Mitigation Plan filed with the NERC Reliability Regions including RF and other applicable regulatory commissions and agencies including State Public Utility Commissions.. (15%)
  • Oversee the execution of program requirements such as annual self-assessments assessments and reports, including all associated activities required to comply with NERC Standards and Requirements, the NERC Reliability Regions and other applicable regulatory commissions and agencies including State Public Utility Commissions. Serve as a subject matter expert on internal and external workgroups and teams to advance regulatory compliance and commitment execution (25%)


  • This position interfaces with multiple Exelon Business Units, including BG&E, ComEd, PECO, PHIO and Governmental and Environmental Affairs, Legal, HR, Exelon Generation and Constellation Commercial and works with all levels of Exelon management personnel. 
  • The Principal Compliance Specialist represents Exelon management's interests at decision-making meetings with regulatory bodies and serves as a resource for evaluating strategic issues and options. 
  • Specialists are required to develop trusting relationships with industry peers in order to acquire information on the position of other companies and to build coalitions of companies to support positions that are in Exelon's business interests at Regulatory Organizations. The position requires skills to be articulate and persuasive in public speaking when presenting Exelon's policies and positions at industry forums. 
  • Specialists also manage the impact of reliability standards on Exelon Business Units. Adoption of inappropriate and ineffective reliability standards promulgated by standard setting entities can potentially add millions of dollars of additional operating costs to Exelon with little or no improvement to system reliability and significant exposure to negative media coverage and fines imposed by authorities. Responsibilities also include designing and performing audits to ensure Company compliance with reliability standards in advance of external audits.



  •  Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field and 8-10 years experience working in any combination of electric utility rates, regulatory, legal, transmission planning, operations or financial disciplines OR in lieu of Bachelor's degree, a minimum of 12-14 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Proven ability to perform in a high performance culture 
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus and establish trust 
  • Demonstrated business acumen and an ability to work through ambiguity 
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively solve complex problems


  •  Masters Degree in Engineering, MBA or Law Degree
  •  Knowledge of FERC, and NERC and/or State regulations and relevant statutory provisions 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of NERC and Regional Reliability Organization policies, organization and procedures 
  • Knowledge of NERC and other reliability organizations 
  • Management or other team-lead experience




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