Jefferson County PUD No. 1 has an exciting opportunity for a Power Director to join our leadership team.
Description We are looking for an experienced Power Director to oversee the day-to-day activities of the Power Division, which is comprised of our Engineering, Operations and Line departments. This position will play a key role in our organization by providing leadership to our staff to foster a culture of development and participating in decisions affecting current and future operations.
The ideal candidate is an innovative problem solver with a collaborative approach to develop and execute goals of the PUD while juggling multiple priorities. This candidate will have a strong supervisory background, knowledge of the utility industry and proven budget management skills.
Key Responsibilities • Develop and direct plans pertaining to staffing levels, equipment, space and other resources • Participate in the preparation of the annual operating budget for the Power Division and ensuring approved budget and work plans are followed • Analyze business needs and implement approaches to deliver services • Develop and supervise short and long-term training efforts • Provide advice, growth plans, and assistance to enhance productivity • Direct an annual evaluation and advise on any revisions of the strategic planning processes in the Power Division • Ensure all safety rules are observed within the department • Manage ongoing studies of the Power Division’s organizational structure, recommends changes and implement approved changes • Develop strategies to maintain positive morale through the District
Qualifications • 10 years of experience, 4 years of supervisory experience • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Accounting or related discipline • Professional Engineer (PE) License; MBA degree preferred • Strong working knowledge of performance and operations management • Outstanding leadership and organization skills • Knowledge of the electric utility industry and business operations • Knowledge of budgeting fundamentals • Knowledge of Federal and State safety regulations
Any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills to perform the functions of this position may be substituted for the foregoing requirements.
Benefits • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance • HRA VEBA • 20 days of paid time off each year • 10 paid holidays + 2 floating holidays per year • Participation in the Public Employees Retirement System • 457(b) deferred compensation with employer match up to 3% • Short term & long term disability, life insurance
How to apply Please review our full job description and application instructions at: https://www.jeffpud.org/employment/.
About our PUD Jefferson County PUD No. 1 is a publicly owned utility operator and provides electric, water, sewer and broadband services for nearly 20,000 customers in Jefferson County, Washington.
With 53 full-time staff members who bring talent and dedication to our PUD, we believe our employees are paramount to our successful operations. We employ individuals in a variety of roles, from line workers, to water distribution managers, administrative support staff, customer service representatives, accountants, engineers and more.
Our mission is to deliver to the citizens of Jefferson County reliable electric, water, septic and wholesale telecommunications services in a cost effective, sustainable and customer driven manner.
About Jefferson County Jefferson County PUD’s service territory is located on the northeast corner of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. Nestled between the snowy peaks of the Olympic National Park and the waters of the Salish Sea, Jefferson County’s abundant shoreline, temperate climate and evergreen forests make it a beautiful place to work, live, and recreate. Despite being a rural county with just over 30,000 residents, Jefferson County has renowned cultural scene, with multiple arts, musical and film festivals and numerous food and drink venues.
The majority of Olympic National Park is located within the boundaries of Jefferson County. Our employees make great use of their proximity to the Olympic mountains and forests. Hiking, biking, climbing, hunting, camping, fly fishing, skiing, snowshoeing: adventure and recreation await year-round. Or just enjoy the ever-changing views: from snow-capped peaks, to alpenglow, to pink sunrises and purple sunsets.