Director, Field Operations/Distribution - Albany, Oregon - #110134

Date: May 15, 2024

Location: Albany, Oregon, OR, US, 97501

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose


Manage a geographic territory, region, location or cross-functional unit, which has a major impact on corporate, business unit, or organizational objectives. Establish strategic business objectives, strategies, and plans in support of company strategic goals. Manage and allocate financial and employee resources. Responsible for selecting, coaching, and developing employees and management of employee salaries. Implement and support company programs and policies.  Typically supervises Manager and/or Director level employees.




  • Establish objectives, develop and execute policy, direct and monitor resources, and ensure regulatory compliance. Recommend and oversee development or implementation of systems, programs, or processes.
  • Deliver a consistent and focused operations and maintenance plan with responsibility for all work performed on the transmission and distribution facilities.
  • Direct the coordination of local field groups; such as Estimating, Service Coordinators, Metering, and Logistics. Provide leadership and technical assistance as needed.
  • Provide plans, processes, targets and implementation and feedback mechanisms or tools for establishing best practice operations and maintenance. 
  • Liaise with other business areas on the development of working relationships and agreements.  The business areas include System Operations, Asset Management, Finance, Construction and Support Services, Safety, Procurement, Customer Service, Transport and Regional Business Managers. 
  • Encourage and implement processes to ensure design and construction as well as maintenance standardization. 
  • Provide support for compliance audit activities. 
  • Develop and monitor industry and internal benchmarks to measure continuous improvements in financial and system performance.
  • Guide and direct team members and communicate project objectives, parameters, status and outcomes.
  • Create a vision, communicate strategy, and effectively interface with other company leaders.
  • Support the engagement of communities and large customers on behalf of the company.




  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of ten years of directly-related experience.
  • A minimum of five years of direct people management experience with the proven ability to manage and motivate employees.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills to negotiate with and influence peers and senior officers on policy and operational issues.
  • Knowledge of the utility industry, applicable company policies, procedures, practices, and understanding of applicable federal, state and local laws.
  • Excellent analytical and evaluation skills to define critical tasks and establish optimum sequence of events, and identify required resources. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Travel may be required.




  • Advanced Degree. 
  • Working knowledge of distribution and construction support responsibilities.

Additional Information


Req Id: 110134 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Albany, Oregon    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Schedule: Full-Time 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $153,200 - $180,300 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 20% of salary

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Medford

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