$133,873 - $166,500 yearlyWesteran Area Power Administration Folsom, CA, USA
Jul 15, 2019Full time
Duties Summary Serves as a direct report to the Regional Manager as the Vice President of Transmission System Asset Management (VP TSAM), which includes transmission lines and substations maintenance, engineering and construction. Manages, plans, and coordinates work activities required for the maintenance, replacement and rehabilitation of the power transmission system and the administration of the maintenance portions of associated power contracts. Responsibilities Plans, directs, executes, and assures efficient maintenance of complex power transmission facilities in the Region, including transmission lines, substations; communications, meter, relay, control and protection facilities. Directs a diverse workforce of approximately 68 employees through subordinate supervisors. Establishes annual and multi-year goals and work plans for the work directed. Assures implementation, by subordinates, of the goals and objectives for the programs directed. Responsible for the development of project management plans including descriptions, program schedules, budget estimates, and justification data for planned system additions and modifications, and major new projects and interconnections with new or existing customers, independent power producers, and renewable resource power developers. Exercises primary Regional staff responsibility for the long-range planning of transmission system replacements and modifications, preparing needs assessments for transmission lines and substation replacements and modifications reviewing construction and supply specifications and manufacturer's instruction books and drawings, and representing the Region in engineering and planning functions with other systems, pools, and councils. Ensures on-the-job safety and health of all employees supervised. Identifies and corrects job safety and health hazards, instructs employees on safety requirements for job assignments, and reviews and reports loss incidents in accordance with WAPA's regulations and Office of Workers' Compensation regulations. Travel Required Occasional travel - Travel of 10-14 days per month is required; with the majority of those (10 days) requiring overnight travel. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential 15 Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship This employer participates in the e-Verify program See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements N/A Qualifications You must meet all the qualification and eligibility requirements for the position by the closing date of the announcement. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Extensive experience with construction and maintenance of an electric power transmission system sufficient to manage the implementation of complex maintenance, rehabilitation and construction programs. Demonstrated experience working in a large multi-faceted utility organization with varying goals, customers and stakeholders. Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application! Extensive knowledge of construction and maintenance of an electric power transmission system sufficient to implement construction, maintenance, replacement and rehabilitation of electric power transmission systems; including knowledge of regulatory compliance and regulations associated with the operation and maintenance of a transmission system. Ability to manage a large diverse workforce; provide advice, counsel and instruction to subordinates; plan work to be accomplished by subordinates; set and adjust priorities and prepare schedules including the knowledge and ability to represent a large organization in problem solving, partnering and negotiating with labor management relations. Knowledge of project/program oversight, regarding scope, cost, schedule and risk to ensure timely completion of construction and maintenance projects. Knowledge of Capital Improvement programs and budget execution and formulation to ensure program and project budget development and execution. Knowledge of construction functions for an electrical power transmission system and of construction projects involving complex engineering, and maintenance of Power System. Knowledge of Power System Safety Standards and procedures. "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration. CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section. You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Education For this position, education cannot be substituted for experience.