State of Washington Classified Job Specification
REGULATORY ANALYST 2
Review and analyze service quality performance reports filed by Class A telecommunications companies and update appropriate web site;
Identify problem areas in the reports; and contact company on problem areas and how to correct problems;
Determine and recommend appropriate action by the agency;
Review and analyze solid waste companies’ requests to raise rates based on increases in operating costs;
Prepare a clear and concise written memorandum reporting the results; prepare proposed order; and present to the commission at open meeting;
Provide technical assistance to companies and attorneys by explaining and interpreting commission rules and regulations on the requirements under state law for a company intending to change ownership;
Analyze reported expenses for maintenance and operations of an electric utility company seeking a general rate increase;
Prepare clear and accurate written testimony reporting the results; recommend appropriate adjustments; and defend testimony during discovery, deposition, and cross-examination;
Analyze cost study of a telecommunications company filing a new version of a tariffed service and determine if rates are reasonable relative to cost;
Review and analyze special contract for service by a natural gas utility to an industrial customer;
Determine issues, if any, and prepare appropriate documents;
Review, analyze and prepare summary of stakeholder comments, proposed responses, and proposed draft rule language in a rulemaking to modify the date on which the interest rate on customer deposits is determined.
A Bachelor’s degree involving major study in economics, accounting, business or public administration, finance, social sciences, engineering, law or related field and three years of professional research or analysis experience with an institution engaged primarily in regulatory matters; or two years at the first level or equivalent.
An advanced degree in one of the fields listed above will substitute for one year of the desired experience.
Class Specification History
Revise class. Revises definition; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.
(12/30/2009) Correction to desirable qualifications; changed last sentence in first paragraph to read first level, not second level.
Salary adjustment adopted 6/30/2015, effective 7/1/2015.