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Senior Manager, Engineering

South Lake Tahoe, CA, US, 96150

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

Manages and mentors CalPeco Engineering Department to provide high quality engineering services. Formulates and promotes engineering-related guidelines and procedures to match and support the Company goals and principles. Guides the management staff in making sound engineering and financial decisions. Provides counsel to senior management as requested.

Accountabilities

  • Manages CalPeco Engineering Department in order to provide quality engineering services that support the company goals and principles. Management responsibilities include establishing procedures and developing a successful team.
  • Oversees the management of capital improvements including planning, budgeting, execution and administration, in order to meet Company objectives.  Capital expenditure oversight responsibilities include advising management on capital needs and issues, providing accurate reporting and projections, ensuring that expenditures are being made for top priority and well justified needs, ensuring that company policy is being followed and managing funding approvals.
  • Manages Engineering analysis and reports to aid management and staff in such things as long and short range planning, providing service for new development or improving utility system reliability.
  • Provides oversight for the submission and approval of the capital improvement related portions of rate cases, including testifying where needed.
  • Responsible for promoting sound asset management practices for the long-term sustainability of Company utility systems.
  • Promotes advancements in, and the use of, technology to improve system safety and reliability, optimize workflow, and optimize record keeping and data integrity.  
  • Provides oversight and support for technological systems such as GIS, maintenance record keeping, mapping, and SCADA systems in support of management and operation of the capital facilities.
  • Oversees engineering design services for capital improvements. 
  • Actively supports the Utility Supplier Diversity Program (USDP) to achieve the Program’s objectives, and if granted procurement authority incorporates diverse business enterprises in the procurement process and works with the USDP coordinator on identifying USDP opportunities.
  • Assists the management staff to set annual O&M budgets and work programs.
  • Represents the Company at public and private meetings as directed by Company management and/or by established policy and assists in the public relations program of the Company.
  • Assists the management staff in organizing the Company to provide effective communication with customers, employees, and the state regulatory agencies.
  • Supervises, organizes, reviews, and evaluates the work of outside consultants and contractors.
  • Supports Company strategic and tactical activities and initiatives, including safety, water quality, wildfire prevention, emergency response and preparedness.
  • Performs various special projects and other duties that may be assigned by senior management.

Education and Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • A California Registered Professional Electrical Engineering License is preferred but not required for an otherwise highly qualified candidate.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of technical experience in electric utility planning and engineering with a proven track record of extensive management experience.
  • A Master of Science Degree in Engineering may be substituted for two years of technical service.
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Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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