RSC Program Manager I


White Plains, US


The Reliability Compliance and Standards Engineer supports the Manager in the implementation and maintenance of NYPA’s program for compliance with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) Reliability Standards; the Northeast Power Coordinating Council’s (NPCC) Regional Standards and Criteria; and the New York State Reliability Council’s (NYSRC) Rules.  The individual works with various departments within NYPA including; engineering, operations, corporate security, information services, training, human resources, and others to ensure compliance with the applicable standards. #LI-VB1


  • Monitor NERC’s and NPCC’s Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Programs for their applicability to NYPA.
  • Represent NYPA on various industry and internal committees relating to development and implementation of NERC Reliability Standards
  • Recommend voting actions representing NYPA in the development of revisions to existing or new reliability standards
  • Provide and coordinate assistance to internal subject matter experts with interpretations on technical reliability standards requirements and actions and processes to ensure compliance.
  • Provide oversight of work assignments for lower level RSC engineers to develop their understanding of the NERC Compliance program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of the NERC’s Reliability Standards; the Northeast Power Coordinating Council’s (NPCC) Regional Standards and Criteria; and the New York State Reliability Council (NYSRC) Rules.
  • Must be aware of changes and advancements in the NERC Compliance standards and actions related to the utility industry.
  • The incumbent must have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong project management skills.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • BS in Engineering required
  • Minimum 10 years experience in power generation, transmission, or distribution
  • Experience developing policies and procedures, and/or oversight of operations and maintenance practices preferred
  • Professional Engineer License - preferred

Physical Requirements

Approximately 25% travel throughout New York State to NYPA’s operating facilities and the geographic area covered by the Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC), as necessary.

The New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $122,900.00 - $168,990.00. The salary offered will be determined based on the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.


The New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across New York and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race/color, creed/religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, disability, military status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy and related conditions, familial/marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest/criminal conviction record or any other category protected by law. 
NYPA/Canals will also provide reasonable accommodations during the hiring process related to candidates’ disabilities, pregnancy-related conditions, religious observances/practices and/or domestic violence concerns.  To request an accommodation, please email 

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