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  • RRC - Attorney I

    The Hearings Division of the Railroad Commission of Texas is seeking an Attorney I to support the Hearings Division Oil and Gas and Oversight and Safety docket groups. The Hearings Division conducts hearings concerning regulatory aspects of gas utility rates and safety, surface mining and reclamation, oil and gas exploration and production, as well as critical infrastructure. This position may assist administrative law judges (ALJ) and technical examiners (TE) in evaluating evidence, drafting correspondence and orders, as well as summarizing expert technical and legal testimony. Research pertinent facts and law to aid ALJs and TEs in drafting recommendations to the Commission.  Must have an ability to review materials from many differing scientific disciplines relating to pipelines, geology, soils, surface water and groundwater. Must be capable of understanding and reviewing complex drawings, maps, and plans. May draft or assist in drafting administrative regulations.  Will create documents using word processing and spreadsheet programs. Will work closely with ALJs and TEs.

    This position reports to the Hearings Division Director and will require meticulous attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects and meet crucial deadlines. Performs general legal work with moderate supervision and some latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. May assist others performing job duties of greater complexity as required.

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