Manages the delivery of water to City of Everett and required minimum instream flows to water courses. Manages the operation and maintenance of the District’s generation projects, including power plants, dams, structures, reservoirs, roadways, right-of-ways, bridges, grounds, tunnels, pipelines, spill gates, control gates, recreation sites, and overall security. Schedules capital construction and maintenance work to obtain optimum use of resources while minimizing impact to the environment. Manages the development and implementation of preventive maintenance programs. Assists with the development of Public Works and Professional Services Contracts.
Manages and evaluates the performance of assigned staff including performance expectations, coaching, positive recognition and discipline when appropriate. Ensures equitable distribution of work and provides opportunity for employee development and training. Ensures staff understands and complies with District Directives, safety rules and other related policies and procedures.
Establishes work priorities, schedules and assigns work; cooperates with other District departments to maintain coordinated work efforts; evaluates staffing needs and makes recommendations concerning staffing levels or the need for contractual assistance; supervises contract staff as necessary. Conducts interviews and makes staff selections to meet the District’s strategic plans and critical goals.
Coordinates Jackson Hydroelectric Project activities to ensure delivery of the City of Everett’s water supply and compliance with all Project mitigation, fisheries flows, recreation programs and other license conditions.
Participates in pre construction meetings and coordinates with Generation Engineering, Natural Resources, administrative staff, Contracts and Purchasing, local, State, and federal agencies, and other District areas as necessary.
Plans and coordinates operations and maintenance, scheduled or emergency shutdowns and inspections for all Generation projects, both within the District’s service area (e.g. Jackson, Youngs Creek, Woods Creek) and outside the District’s service area (e.g. Hancock Creek, Calligan Creek). Adjusts to available power sources, water releases, deliveries and generator loadings as required or directed.
Informs District management of operations, conditions, activities, incidents and violations. Evaluates and recommends to the Senior Manager of Generation new methods for effectively and efficiently operating the Projects.
Performs scheduled informational tours for the general public and special inspection tours for agencies to observe operating conditions and license compliance.
Develops and implements preventive and corrective maintenance program to optimize unit availability and minimize interruption of power production, water releases and water deliveries.
Monitors industrial injuries, property damage claims, and accidents in an effort to eliminate occurrences. Ensures compliance with Federal, State, District or legally mandated safety, health, and environmental policies, procedures and practices; participates in regular Safety meetings; assists in resolving safety problems.
Maintains sequential operating and maintenance procedures, switching orders, and clearance procedures for all equipment associated with Generation Projects. Coordinates with Energy Control and Substation to de-energize lines and substation circuit breakers so maintenance can be performed in accordance with safety procedures and NERC/WECC requirements.
Technical and operational lead for review and inspection of partner generation Projects (owned by others) and of Projects proposed for acquisition by the District.
Ensures the projects are operated consistent with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) license conditions, NERC/WECC requirements, and all associated permits and regulations.
Develops specifications and budgets for new generation Project equipment, trucks, trailers, boats, and related capital purchases; principal fleet liaison for operational management of Generation-assigned transportation fleet. Coordinates the purchase of tools, materials, and supplies as needed, maintaining a high standard of equipment within the budgetary allowance.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (cont’d):
Supervises the preparation of various logs, daily operating reports, and other records to ensure accurate, detailed entries of information are made regarding Project(s) activities.
Reviews work related accidents, completes accident reports, initiates corrective measures and completes appropriate notification procedures.
Assists in the development of departmental goals and objectives and the departmental budget.
Maintains pertinent District and department records as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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