2425m - Assistant General Manager, Utility Operations

Bellingham, Washington, United States


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Type: Permanent

Experience: Executive Management (SVP, VP, Department Head, etc)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Operations Management

Industry: Natural Resources / Utility - Electric Power

Salary: $145k- 175k salary, a comprehensive benefit plan and relocation assistance

Reference ID: 2425m

Date Posted: 12/30/2023

Shortcut: http://management-recruiters-of-bonita-springs.jobs.mrinetwork.com/MJrLLF


Reporting to the District’s General Manager (GM), the Assistant General Manager provides general supervision of the Director of Utility Operations and other District Staff, in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws in a manner that facilitates accomplishment of the District’s goals.

Responsibilities

  • Act on the GM’s behalf in his/her absence or when unavailable, as delegated by the GM or directed by the District’s Commission. 
  • Ensure the continuity of District operations by signing District contracts and other legal documents, as delegated by the GM or in his absence, as directed by the District’s Commission.
  • Attend regular and special Commission meetings and workshops, give presentations to elected officials, customers and the general public.
  • Assist GM in developing, implementing, and managing strategic initiatives consistent with the District Commission’s Strategic Plan.
  • Assist GM in negotiating, developing, implementing and maintaining industrial water contracts with existing and new customers.
  • Lead management team’s efforts to develop and maintain a robust District cybersecurity program.
  • Backup management team’s efforts to assure the District’s compliance with regulatory standards governing electric utility operations.
  • Backup management responsibility for power supply, transmission, interconnection, regulatory, and other agreements necessary for operation of the District’s electric system and reliable electric services for District customers.
  • Assist GM in assessing and managing District’s risks to mitigate impacts on District operations from a financial, physical asset, legal, and regulatory perspective.
  • Supervise, provide training, and assign work to District’s Director of Utility Operations and other District staff.
  • Assist the GM in developing and enforcing rules, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to the District’s operations.
  • Must be available to work non-routine and emergency shifts including nights, weekends, holidays and other periods, as required during the District’s operations and maintenance activities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree coupled with 5-10+ years of experience relating to operations and maintenance of municipal water and electric utility systems with progressively greater management responsibilities; or any equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the responsibilities listed above
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods, and procedures used in water and electric utility systems, operations and maintenance.
  • Ability to guide, direct, and motivate staff; ability to organize and supervise the activities of various personnel performing operation, maintenance and construction work; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, agencies, customers and the public.
  • Computer literate with demonstrated proficiency in MS Office and the District’s Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer equipment and devices.
  • Effective written and verbal communication and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to obtain security and safety clearances required to gain access to the District’s customer’s facilities and electric substations, i.e. Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

Company Brief:

Public Water and Power Utility District in continuous operation for over 85 years serving commercial and industrial customers in Northern Washington State along the coast of Puget Sound.

Assistant General Manager, Utility Operations - 2425m

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This position is being offered through Management Recruiters of Bonita Springs, Inc., who proudly supports Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employment.  We are committed to workforce diversity.  M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.  Sponsorship is currently not available for this position.

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