WEC Business Services, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group is seeking a Principal Security Consultant for our Chicago Utilities.
This position has general responsibility for the oversight of procedure execution, management of contracts, management of projects, and providing investigation and consultant services at all levels of the organization for People’s Gas & Light (PGL) and North Shore Gas (NSG).
Specific duties include:
Lead the implementation and on-going administration of complex physical security programs associated with people, buildings and company assets for PGL and NSG. Such programs include: physical security assessments for PGL and NSG asset categories (e.g. natural gas storage facilities, gate stations, offices, etc.), event security and executive protection, investigations and active shooter/workplace violence.
Independently scope and manage complex physical security capital projects. Gathers requirements, collaborates with business units to determine priorities, identifies appropriate solutions, obtains necessary approvals, ensures funding, manages contractors and stakeholders.
Provide security consulting services to establish procedure and install systems that reduce regulatory risk, risk to employees, and the risk of loss or damage to company property.
Provide day-to-day guidance/point-of-contact support to contract guard service personnel.
Has an in-depth understanding of security technology and works closely with vendors and Information Technology (IT) in the design, development, installation and maintenance of various technologies that support the security program.
Conduct investigations, maintains records, writes or reviews security-related documents, such as incident reports involving losses, or violations of regulations, policies and procedures.
Lead the development and maintenance of employee awareness of the WEC Energy Group Corporate Security Policies and assure that employees understand their role in providing secure facilities.
Advise executive leadership of security risks and helps to shape Corporate Security strategy and practice.
Cultivate and maintain internal and external relationships with physical security professionals, including local, regional and national law enforcement, user groups, local/national ASIS, vendors, the IL National Guard, state Emergency Management departments and security colleagues at neighboring utilities.
Act on changes in regulatory environment to ensure compliance.
•Associates degree in related field required. •Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Security Management, Computer Science or Business Administration from an accredited college or university preferred.
A minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible professional experience in a physical security role required.
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in physical security project management that includes security technology, security system design and installation, documentation and reporting.
Internal Number: 3743BR
About WEC Energy Group
We are one of the nation’s largest electric and natural gas delivery holding companies, with deep operational expertise, scale and financial resources to meet the region’s future energy needs. Our subsidiaries focus on reliable service, customer satisfaction and shareholder value. Together, we provide energy services to nearly 4.4 million customers in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota. Our combined assets allow operating efficiencies across 70,000 miles of electric distribution lines, 44,000 miles of natural gas distribution and transmission lines, and 8,800 megawatts of reliable power plant capacity