Description Job Summary: (includes but is not limited to the following, other duties may be assigned):
Responsible for providing legal advice, regulatory support and strategic expertise Calpine’s Retail business lines and provides legal support in a variety of business negotiations and contractual agreements in the retail electricity and gas space. Handles a variety of legal projects; anticipates and guards against legal risks through a combination of directly representing Calpine Retail in legal actions or through the management of outside counsel. Negotiates retail sales agreements with commercial and industrial customer. Prepares and manages terms of service and related documents for residential retail electricity customers. Responds to regulatory investigations and requests for information. Negotiates contracts with vendors. Interprets and prepares legal documents/contracts, analyzes proposed and existing legislation and advises management on legal matters. Understands and applies law, regulation and administrative procedures associated with specialty areas of law and requires minimal professional guidance. Requires working knowledge in a number of areas, including but not limited to, energy, corporate law, litigation, employment, contracts, regulatory affairs, and bankruptcy.
• Comprehensive knowledge. • Seasoned professional with advanced applied experience. • Applies advanced skills contributing to knowledge areas within function, but not yet an expert in all. • Makes recommendations on moderately complex issues regarding project components and tasks. • May make recommendations on new processes, procedures and services; supports and contributes to development of new methods, services or techniques. • Works on problems of diverse scope ranging from moderate to complex. • Uses independent judgment within defined policies and practices. Interprets guidelines, select methods, techniques and analytical approach • Little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments. • Serves as project/technical lead on small to medium sized projects; may coordinate work of professionals, and others outside of own department • Resource integrator –builds professional networks and identifies and connects resources to achieve goals. Regularly contributes actionable ideas in brainstorming and planning sessions.
Requirements • LLB or JD from an ABA accredited law school • Seasoned professional; typically requires 5-8 years’ experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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