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Senior Manager Power Delivery Engineering 

Req Number SUP-18-00010  
Salary $98,092.80 -- $171,662.40 Annually (DOE)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Ephrata Headquarters  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Number of Openings 1  
Description

Position Summary

Under limited supervision, direct, oversee, and manage all engineering work in the planning, design, installation, and/or maintenance of any aspect of Grant PUD's transmission and distribution infrastructure with a focus on reliability, safety, efficiency, and adherence to good electric utility engineering practices.

The Sr. Manager Power Delivery Engineering provides leadership over all aspects of Grant PUD's power delivery engineering (PD Eng) needs. This position is responsible for developing, directing, and managing multi-year budgets, goals, and strategies in order to ensure professional-level engineering standards are implemented throughout all engineering activities.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Plans, assigns, trains, and instructs the work of other professional engineering managers; prioritizes and allocates resources to achieve established strategies; utilizes resources to develop engineering standards, guidelines, and specifications; ensures resources are utilized appropriately and personnel are trained, capable, and qualified to execute work assigned; facilitates teams of subject matter experts to create and administer polices and procedures governing all aspects of Grant PUD's PD Eng tasks; make final decision on controversial engineering matters affecting critical aspects of Grant PUD's PD infrastructure; participate in district-wide strategic initiatives to develop, implement, and achieve business plans and initiatives to improve staffing retention.

Resolve complex business issues relevant to PD Eng; establish good electric utility management practices and processes and ensure they are adopted by all staff and contractors; operate under limited guidance while weighing and evaluating multiple, complex factors requiring a high degree of judgment, analytical ability, and problem solving; direct, oversee, and review budgets developed by Engineering Supervisors and various staff providing direction and guidance on future objectives and goals.

Be an experienced, knowledgeable resource for lower-level staff within the engineering department, as well as other areas of Grant PUD; provide general guidance and training for non-subject matter experts; cultivate, foster, and maintain positive working relationships with managers, supervisors, employees, and other stakeholders to gain their cooperation and support.

Understand and adhere to relevant compliance requirements that may include national, regional, state or local laws, regulations, or security guidelines, including Grant PUD policies, and procedures.

Performs related duties as required or assigned.

Demonstrated commitment to Grant PUD's mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.

Actively support and participate in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:

• Following all safety policies and procedures;

• Alerting supervisors and coworkers of unsafe or hazardous working conditions;

• Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor; and

• Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.

Be viewed as a safety champion by demonstrating through words and actions, that safety is our paramount value by actively:

• Supporting the presence of safety in your Operating Unit (e.g. Include safety messages in business conversations; begin meetings as appropriate with a safety minute).

• Acknowledging compliant safety behaviors and good safety performance from members of your team(s)

Ensuring that middle managers are actively supporting their teams in safety efforts such as continuous improvement teams, Safety & Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) responsibilities, hazard identification, metric reporting and compliance, etc.

 
Position Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering field; AND twenty (20) years of engineering and engineering management experience of which at least ten (10) years must be in the electric transmission and distribution engineering field.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of – Concepts, principles, theories, and methods surrounding electric utility engineering industry standards and best practices; staff development methods set to engage team members and promote meaningful performance improvements; project management tools and techniques; technical competencies with attention to detail; financial management philosophies and budgetary guidelines associated with managing large financial expenditures; electric transmission and distribution planning, protection, design and construction principles and practices.

Skill in – exercising good judgement and making well informed decisions under pressure; written and oral interpersonal communication; identifying and analyzing potential problems with limited data and directing large teams of professionals to resolve issues; workflow and time management; utilizing MS office products.

Special Requirements

  • A valid Washington State driver’s license may be required.
  • A Washington State Professional Engineer license.

Physical Requirements

Majority of work is performed in a standard office setting, with some field work that may require operation of a vehicle.

*applicant/incumbent should refer to the Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE).

 
About the Organization Employees are our greatest assets at Grant PUD. Our dynamic team of skilled individuals define this utility. We welcome your unique experiences, skills and passion

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive for an environment of mutual respect that values diversity. We recruit, hire, train and promote all job classifications. A variety of exciting challenges and growth opportunities exist at Grant PUD. We offer training, benefits and multiple opportunities to serve the diverse needs of our regional community.



Our Mission:
To efficiently and reliably generate and deliver energy to our customers.

Our Vision:
Excellence in service and leadership
We continually ask how our performance aids in improving service quality, reliability and care for the environment in the most cost-effective manner.

Values
Safety: We believe that employee and public safety is paramount

Innovation: We make decisions that best serve present and future generations

Service: We are committed to excellent customer service

Teamwork: We are one team with the same mission

Respect: We honor the rights and beliefs of those we work with and serve

Integrity: We hold ourselves and others accountable to professionalism in our actions and words

Heritage: We protect, preserve and perpetuate the spirit of the PUD and the Wanapum relationship  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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