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Power Delivery Program Manager - Portland, Oregon - 105921

Date: Sep 24, 2021

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: 105921 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Portland 
Department: PacifiCorp 
Schedule: No Selection 
Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT 
Hiring Range: 108,200.00 -127,300.00 

 

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.


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