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Title:  Manager Rates & Regulatory

Requisition ID:  130706

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Engineering Services
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Why You Should Apply For This Job: 

At Freeport-McMoRan, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, encourages safe production and a culture supported by our core values. Here, you’ll find a collaborative environment where safety is a top priority, all opinions are valued, and people are empowered to grow in their career. Apply Today!     


Where You Will Work   

Our global headquarters is in Phoenix, Arizona. Several hundred employees support global operations in finance, human resources, information technology, planning and more from the main office, satellite offices or online. Employees working on a flexible schedule collaborate online and in-person at our Collaboration Hub at the Cotton Center in Phoenix. The Collaboration Hub provides an open, flexible workspace for individuals and teams to come together for various business needs. Amenities at the Hub include a working café, phone booths and meeting rooms with technology tools for virtual and in-person collaboration. 


Phoenix is the capital of the Grand Canyon State and enjoys mostly bright skies throughout the year. It is the perfect place if you enjoy the outdoors, love sports, concerts and other big city amenities or technology. There are great neighborhoods around Phoenix, with easy access to a major city, nature, the arts and many more amenities. 

What You Will Do

  • Direct strategies on a wide variety of retail energy service issues including all rate cases, retail electric service agreements, rate analyses, interconnection agreements, and all other regulatory proceedings in pursuit of cost competitiveness, reliability, and decarbonization. 
  • Research energy policy and evaluates business impacts to ensure the company remains competitive under evolving federal and state regulatory environments. 
  • Collaborate with operating sites and retail utility partners to implement processes that comply with electrical power requirements and evolving utility landscape. 
  • Work closely with other C&I customers, utilities, and regional transmission organizations by representing the company and advancing strategies that promote value to end-use customers and meet the company’s sustainability and risk preferences.  
  • Oversee employees, consultants, and contractors engaged in performing services or studies related to retail service agreements, utility rates and program offerings, regulatory proceedings, interconnections, and policy. 
  • Contribute to budget preparation, risk mitigation strategies, and monitor/report performance for retail electric customers and wholly owned utility operations.   
  • Inform and influence executive leadership on industry trends and pertinent issues for energy policy affecting Freeport’s operations and leads efforts to develop and deliver plans aligned with Company’s objectives and targets. 
  • Perform other duties as requested. 

What You Bring To Freeport

  • Bachelor's degree in an economics, engineering, accounting, policy, or other applicable business management/science discipline and twelve (12) years of related experience within a utility or PUC role, including supervisory/lead experience; OR 
  • Master's degree in an appropriate economics, engineering, accounting, policy, or other applicable business management/science discipline and nine (9) years of related experience within a utility or PUC role, including supervisory/lead experience. 
  • Able to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions.  
  • Broad knowledge of the principles and practices within retail utility tariffs, programs, regulation, and policy. 
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written, including the ability to actively listen and to adapt behavior and communication style based upon the audience. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions. 
  • Skill in following safety practices, and recognizing, controlling and/or eliminating hazards.  
  • Ability to build trust and credibility with leadership/contractors and establish common goals and expectations. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience preparing and providing testimony in regulatory proceedings. 
  • Experience with regulatory agencies including FERC and PUCs in AZ, CO, TX, NM. 

What We Offer You 

The estimated annual pay range for this role is currently $123,000-$172,000. This range reflects base salary only and does not include bonus payments, benefits or retirement contributions. Actual base pay is determined by experience, qualifications, skills and other job-related factors. This role is eligible for additional incentive compensation considerations based on company and individual performance.  Additionally, this position is currently eligible for annual long-term incentive consideration.  Long-term incentives are contingent upon authorized approval under the terms and conditions of the Company's plan and award agreements.  More details will be shared during the hiring process. Click here to view a sample of Total Rewards Estimate for this role.  

  • Affordable medical, dental and vision benefits  
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance  
  • 401(k) plan with employer contribution/match  
  • Paid time off, paid sick time, holiday pay, parental leave  
  • Tuition assistance  
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Discounted insurance plans for pet, auto, home and vehicle  
  • Internal progression opportunities  
  • Learn more about our competitive and comprehensive benefits package!  


 What We Require   

  • Candidates may be required to pass a medical exam.  
  • Candidates must pass all required training and/or testing.  
  • Employees may be required to work a non-standard schedule, which may include shift work (other than day shift) at a 24/7, 365-day operation.  
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment using mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going drug and alcohol testing, as allowed by applicable laws.   


Equal Opportunity Employer 


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