Power Delivery Program Manager, Portland, OR/Salt Lake City, UT #111179

Date: Apr 5, 2024

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

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

Establishes and implements business objectives, strategies, and plans pertinent to Wildfire Mitigation across all of PacifiCorp’s 6 states. Implements and supports Company programs and policies to facilitate delivery of Wildfire Mitigation Plans.   

Responsibilities

  • Manage the development and delivery of PacifiCorp’s Wildfire Mitigation Plans and regulatory filings across all of PacifiCorp’s six states. 
  • Work cross functionally with other departments, managers, and directors to deliver all components of the Wildfire Mitigation Plans. 
  • Compile relevant datasets and program elements to create and file quarterly or annual compliance reports per state specific regulatory requirements. 
  • Define scope and develop new policies, processes, tools, and training material to implement existing or new wildfire mitigation programs and ensure timely and quality delivery of Wildfire Mitigation Plans. 
  • Consistent with corporate governance, direct and oversee on-going and new T&D wildfire mitigation programs such as weather preventative maintenance, enhanced Infra-red inspections, and fuse replacements, ensuring adequate tracking aligned with regulatory and compliance requirements. 
  • Collect and evaluate data to recommend modifications to programs and promote continuous improvements in efficiency, quality, and overall effectiveness. 
  • Develop and present busines proposals to executive leadership and seek approval for on-going and new funding to support existing and new programs. 
  • Leverage technology and engineering teams to develop, manage, track, and implement new wildfire mitigation related pilot projects. 
  • Oversee and measure effectiveness of pilot projects, recommend expansion or contraction, and transform, where appropriate, pilot projects into new programs or projects for longer term implementation.  
  • Develop and manage decision documents regarding wildfire mitigation plans, programs, and strategy. 
  • Interface with PacifiCorp executives on a regular basis to communicate progress and seek approval on business proposals and strategic decisions.
  • Interface regularly with external stakeholders, regulators, and customers to solicit feedback and approvals regarding new programs and communicate progress.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in responding to data requests or other inquiries from external stakeholders, customers, and regulators regarding wildfire mitigation programs, methods, and progress. 
  • Develop and implement an ongoing communication strategy around wildfire mitigation programs.  
  • Where appropriate, develop technical and non-technical training materials to support implementation of Wildfire Mitigation Programs. 
     

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.   
  • A minimum of seven years utility or other equivalent experience in engineering, operations, finance, program/project management, or business planning.  
  • Indirect management skills including the ability to initiate and establish objectives, develop and execute policy, direct and prioritize resources, and recommend and oversee development or implementation of systems, programs, or processes.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills to negotiate with and influence peers and senior officers on policy and strategic issues.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including ability to manage and motivate employees, use oral and written communication to create a vision, communicate strategy, and effectively interface with other Company leaders.
  • Knowledge of the company’s strategic wildfire mitigation plan, regulatory and political environment, as well as the company’s policies, procedures and practices, and applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Strong technical writing skills including proposal generation, policy creation, and plan development.  
  • Track record of delivery skills.
     

Preferences

  • Advanced Degree.
  • Extensive knowledge of utility systems at the senior management level.
  • Advanced knowledge of wildfire mitigation plans and wildfire risk reducing strategies
  • P.E. License
  • PMP
     

Additional Information

Req Id: 111179
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: PORTLAND
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $113,100-$133,000 

 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% 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: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US

 

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.


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