Program Manager - Portland, Oregon, Salt Lake City,Utah - #107672

Date: May 31, 2023

Location: Portland, Oregon, 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


Implements and supports company programs and policies related to wildfire mitigation initiatives. Responsible for data requests, audits and quarterly data regulatory filings with regulatory agencies, intervention groups and other key regulatory stakeholders. Implement and manages QA/QC processes and end-to-end project management responsibilities for establishing and maintaining all aspects for PacifiCorp’s corporate compliance required to conform and comply with current and emerging Wildfire Mitigation Plans, programs, state specific codes and statutes, and other regulatory requirements across all six PacifiCorp states, including all filings, initiatives and programs performed to comply with these current and emerging requirements.


  • Design, stand up, and execute an on-going and annual internal compliance assessment programs to continuously assess and ensure compliance to state specific rules, codes, and filed plans or other commitments.
  • Function as face-of-the-company regarding compliance protocols, proceedings, workshops, filings, and audits.
  • Coordinate delivery of data requests relating to compliance activities, external audits, or filings.
  • Provide input into policy decisions and mobilize resources to produce desired business results.
  • Liaison with external auditors as needed to manage and complete routine external audits performed by independent evaluators or Commission Staff.
  • Develop and implement QA/QC processes
  • Develop and foster external relationships with public service commissioners, other regulators, intervention groups, other utilities, and other key regulatory stakeholders that have an impact on the company’s regulatory activities.
  • Develop the project schedule in accordance with project objectives.
  • Direct the work of other matrix team members assigned by business units
  • Management of contractors or subject matter experts hired externally as required
  • Establish project office requirements and structure required to meet standards
  • Liaison with counter parties at State Specific Utility Commissions and Safety Staff to stay abreast of emerging standards
  • Control the project office activities budget, and schedule to deliver assigned projects within their approved scope, budget, and schedule.
  • Monitor the scope, cost, and schedule for variances, if variances are detected, be responsible for presenting and obtaining approval for any changes. 
  • Issue progress reports to management and other stakeholders on a weekly basis and as needed to keep stakeholders informed of issues.
  • Provide coaching to less experienced project managers. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, Finance or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience in an applicable field directly related to position responsibilities.
  • Program design skills including development of interventions, processes, or new or modified programs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to establish trust, maintain confidence, and understand social behavior and interactions.
  • Ability to work with all organizational levels to influence actions and negotiate outcomes
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers to gather, analyze, and summarize data.
  • Project management and leadership skills, including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments.
  • Knowledge of research, analysis and consulting techniques, procedures, practices, and applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.



  • MBA
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) and/or Program Management Professional (PgMP)
  • Knowledge of Program Management
  • Experience working in a regulated environment or energy field
  • Professional Engineering Registration (P.E.) preferred



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

Additional Information


Req Id: 107672
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: Portland, Oregon
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: Full-time
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $110,300 - $129,800 

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:


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.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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