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Field Engineering Director- Portland, Oregon #46063

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Date: May 6, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Manages a geographic territory, region, location or cross-functional unit, which has a major impact on corporate, business unit, or organizational objectives. Establishes strategic business objectives, strategies, and plans in support of Company strategic goals. Manages and allocates financial and employee resources. Responsible for selecting, coaching, and developing employees and management of employee salaries. Implements and supports Company programs and policies. Typically supervises Manager-level employees.

Responsibilities

  • Apply engineering and environmental principles to support the Company's operations, including facilities technical studies, planning, and implementing capital projects.
  • Assist with development and implementation of annual asset investment plan including capital and maintenance expenditure options and serviceability reviews.
  • Prepare expert testimony for legislative hearings, regulatory proceedings and court proceedings.
  • Lead data responses and correspondence with PUCs on Asset Management issues.
  • Ensure assets are supported with internal and external technical resources, and manage issues associated with operations, asset performance and environmental compliance.
  • Responsible for daily communication of expectations, coaching employees, providing ongoing feedback, and working collaboratively with other departments.
  • Facilitate change, develop others, foster continuous improvement and drive for compliance to a developed standard.
  • Promote activities that have an overall asset level perspective. 
  • Assess industry practices as well as local factors that have a direct impact on performance both physical and financial.
  • Ensure that the best technical processes and engineering practices are applied across the generation.
  • Oversee process centered transition activities and special projects.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, or local regulations.
  • Recommend and implement action plans for achieving objectives.
  • Select, coach, and develop employees.
  • Review and evaluate employee performance and prepare annual reviews.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an applicable field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • A minimum of ten years experience in plant operations, maintenance, engineering or a related field.
  • A minimum of five years experience in people management.
  • Management skills including the ability to establish objectives, execute policy, monitor resources, and manage the development or implementation of a system, program, or process.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills to manage and motivate employees.
  • Knowledge of Company's strategic plan, objectives for specific area, as well as Company policies, procedures, and practices. 
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal safety and environmental regulations (OSHA, Title V, etc) and applicable codes such as ASME, ANSI, and NFPA. • Knowledge and experience in the design, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical generation facilities.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, presentation applications and SAP.

Preferences

  • Advanced Degree.
  • Supervisory experience or demonstrated leadership skills is highly desirable.
  • Experience in budget preparation, analysis and cost tracking.
  • Experience with precision maintenance, predictive maintenance, process centered organizations, project management, contract administration and work planning and scheduling.

Additional Information

Primary Location: Portland

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 116,400.00 - 141,900.00

 

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

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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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