Colorado Springs Utilities Energy Operations Distribution Superintendent in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Energy Operations Distribution Superintendent

Job Type: Supervisor/Manager

Pay Range $48.66 to $60.82

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 7/29/18

Energy Operations Distribution Superintendent

The Energy Operations Distribution Superintendent position is responsible management of the distribution operations control center, system restoration, and operational planning process of the power delivery system for a 24-hour day operation and will be responsible for leading and coaching through a variety of challenging opportunities such as:

  • Developing, implementing and monitoring short and long-term strategies and annual business plans to achieve the organizational mission, goals and performance measures

  • Monitoring and operation in accordance with all regulatory and company policies

  • Operation of the outage management system, operational distribution system planning, emergency planning and coordination

  • Managing and implementing projects and activities in the Distribution Control Operation including scheduling, resource planning, and special projects.

  • Researching new technologies/process improvement; develops and implements policies and processes to improve reliability and customer service

  • Acting in the role of Incident Commander during system disturbances and other related emergencies and ensures proper response and appropriate level of resources are employed

  • Implementing system-wide emergency response plan as needed

  • Serving on various project teams and task forces

  • Developing O&M budgets and respond to any deviations from the approved cost/timeline projections. Authorize purchase of and payment for required equipment and services

  • Write daily, weekly, and/or monthly reports and write technical descriptions of problems and solutions.

  • Coordinate division/section activities with other divisions/sections/outside contractors.

  • Consult with engineers and manufacturers’ representatives regarding design or procedural changes for improved efficiency and reliability.

  • Providing leadership by making hiring and pay decision, developing performance plans, directing work, coaching/developing staff and evaluating the performance

Why should you apply? If you enjoy a job where no two days are alike with a diversity of work and challenging opportunities, then we are looking for you! Come join a team with a passion for what we do and the difference we make in our community.

What will it take to be successful? We are looking for candidates who have experience and knowledge of Electrical Distribution Systems, 34.5kV substation transmission, 12.5kV distribution systems, and leadership experience. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a business or technical field of study and/or 7 or more years of relevant Distribution System experience. This job will require the ability to work both independently as well as develop and maintain strong interpersonal relationships with individuals and groups. Previous leadership is a plus.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing essential services and commodities for our community.

  • We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

  • We understand employees have competing priorities. This is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential!

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled.Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Type: Supervisor/Manager