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Sup, Region System Operations - Salt Lake City, UT #108510

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

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

Supervises the day to day (24/7) operations of a transmission and distribution geographic territory or cross-functional unit, which has a major impact on corporate and business unit objectives.  Responsible for selecting, coaching, and developing employees and management of employee salaries. Implements and supports Company programs and policies. May be a working supervisor. Typically supervises bargaining unit employees.


•    Manage the Salt Lake City or Portland region system operations center.  Responsible for implementing strategic business objectives, strategies and plans in support of company strategic goals.
•    Supervise work activities related to system operation, outage requests, customer outages, and the management notification processes.
•    Oversee activities related to the planning, operations, switching and protection of the distribution and transmission systems.
•    Communicate expectations, coach employees, provide ongoing feedback, develop and provide training and work collaboratively with other departments. 
•    Design special studies and provide training to System Operators and Outage Coordinators.
•    Manage employee schedules and operational processes. 
•    Respond to system outage conditions that may be complex in nature involving substations, transmission lines, distribution lines and underground networks. 
•    Implement operating procedures and analyze system performance. 
•    Measure and report business and operational data.
•    Perform audits on business system data and examine actual criteria against targets.
•    Identify, analyze, propose and implement department process efficiencies.


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
•    A minimum of five years of experience in the utility power delivery business, electrical journeyman craft experience, or a related field performing the duties of this position. 
•    NERC Reliability Coordinator (R.C.) certification required within 6 months of hire date.
•    Supervisory skills including the ability to implement action plans for achieving objectives and to oversee daily operations.
•    Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate expectations, ability to manage the labor agreement, coach employees, provide feedback, work collaboratively with other departments and effectively interface with company leaders.
•    Leadership and teamwork skills to develop and promote cooperative working relationships within and among departments.
•    Knowledge of established operational practices and procedures for utility transmission and distribution systems with emphasis on dispatching and outage management.  
•    Knowledge of protections systems for substation transformers, transmission lines and distribution lines.
•    24/7 availability to support system operational requirements.


•    Prior experience in a supervisory role.     
•    Knowledge of strategic plan and objectives for area, day-to-day operations of specific area, company policies, procedures and practices, and federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
•    Knowledge of the Accident Prevention manual.
•    Knowledge of outage management systems.
•    Knowledge of energy management systems. 

Additional Information

Req Id: 108510
Company Code: PacifiCorp  
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY    
Department: T&D System Operations - Technical Svcs 
Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT 
Hiring Range: $110,300.00 - $129,800.00 
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00 % of salary.

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: Salt Lake City

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