Director, Regional Investment Delivery - Portland, OR - #111923

Date: Mar 31, 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

Direct and work with operational units to provide support for timely capital project and program delivery.  Responsible for efficient delivery and tracking of the capital business plan. Coordinate efforts with large customers seeking additions or improvements in service.  As part of Delivery Assurance maintain the feasibility of the capital plan by providing resource strategies and detailed information regarding unit cost delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate communication between company and customers in pursuing generation interconnection agreements.
  • Direct Investment Delivery department to ensure delivery of Pacific Power’s current, annual capital budget.
  • Direct engineering services and coordinate with outside vendors in provision of services to customers.
  • Direct communications and customer and community understanding of new transmission installation.  Support transmission in permitting and installation needs and working with vendors.
  • Coordinate exchange of information and development of new electric industry technology utilized by customers and other utilities, power generators and research facilities.
  • Coordinate load forecasting and management services for corporate account management and community relations to improve load forecasting data utilized by both engineering and commercial and trading business units.
  • Manage information flow with economic development manager, regional community managers and state and local economic development officials for new build and customer expansion projects. 
  • Coordinate unit cost delivery results with Asset Management as part of the 10-year planning process.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Finance, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ten or more years’ utility experience in distribution or transmission engineering or operations with a high understanding of related and associated systems, practices and procedures.
  • A minimum of five years experience in people management.
  • Strong engineering and technical background in transmission and distribution equipment standards and practices,
  • Strong background in capital budgeting process to include 10-year planning, reporting, forecasting, contingency planning and project delivery,
  • Management skills including the ability to establish objectives, develop and execute policy, direct and monitor resources, and recommend and oversee development or implementation of systems, programs, or processes.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills to negotiate with and influence peers and management 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 and build relationships with other internal business units including customer facilities managers, and external leaders including community, civic, business and elected leaders.
  • Ability to provide solid recommendations and implement plans and approaches to support overall business strategies.

Preferences

  • Advanced degree in engineering.
  • MBA.
  • Knowledge of the company’s strategic plan, capital budgeting process, regulatory and political environment, as well as the company’s policies, procedures and practices, and applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Additional Information

Req Id: 111923
Company Code:  PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: Portland
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: Full-Time
Personnel Subarea:  Exempt
Hiring Range: $133,000 - $156,500 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 20.00% 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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