Director, Electric Operations
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Closing Date:
March 06, 2020
Duration:
Permanent
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Job Description:

 

PUC Services Inc. operates multiple utilities within and around the City of Sault Ste. Marie, including the supply, treatment and distribution of municipal drinking water, the distribution of electricity, and the operation of wastewater treatment facilities. 

PUC offers a dynamic, challenging and rewarding work environment that encourages collaboration and innovative thinking. We are seeking a new member of our leadership team to lead our Electric Operations. The ideal candidate will have a strategic mindset, with the knowledge, drive and influence to enhance and strengthen our Electric Operations for the organization and the community. 

Reporting to the Vice President, Operations & Engineering and as a member of the Operations Management Team, the Director, Electric Operations will be primarily responsible to:

  • Provide leadership, expertise and innovation to Electric Operations in support of the attainment of the corporate strategic plan;
  • Provide strategic direction and oversight for management staff in Line Operations and Stations & Metering Departments;
  • Provide direction and oversight for the construction, operations and maintenance associated with the supply of electric services to customers while ensuring quality, reliability and efficiency of the service provided;
  • Ensure that electric operations are compliant with relevant legislation, regulations and codes;
  • Ensure that effective safety and environmental measures are in place;
  • Prepare and review budget and labour justifications and oversees delivery of annual electric system capital, maintenance and operations programs inclusive of projecting, monitoring, managing and reporting program costs;
  • Develop and maintain emergency preparedness, response and contingency plans, taking into account risk assessments and mitigation strategies, to ensure appropriate response capability;
  • Direct, assist and oversee the preparation of proposals for the acquisition of electric services contracts;
  • Integrate new electric services business activities into the organization ensuring targets for safety, profit and quality of service are achieved:
  • In conjunction with Engineering, develop and oversee implementation of ongoing, long term asset management plans for key components of electric infrastructure systems to ensure long term sustainability;
  • Manage and develop management staff inclusive of a succession plan;
  • Establish departmental performance targets consistent with corporate and divisional objectives;
  • Lead change to enable innovation, quality, and efficiency.

Qualifications:

  • Preference for a University Degree in Electrical Engineering with a Professional designation (P. Eng.) or a related discipline;
  • Seven to ten years of diversified experience in a management capacity in electric operations, preferably in a utility environment;
  • Experience managing teams in a unionized environment;
  • Strong knowledge of the relevant legislation, regulations. standards and codes;
  • Demonstrated business and financial management skills and experience developing, implementing and monitoring large-scale operating capital budgets;
  • Well developed analytical , organizational, technical, communication and decision making skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, influence, motivate and mentor staff towards achieving corporate objectives and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders;
  • Ability to work in an environment that is fast paced, while being able to prioritize multiple, often competing priorities with a positive attitude;
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.

PUC Services is an equal opportunity employer.

RESUMES STATING QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL March 6, 2020 AND MAY BE ADDRESSED TO:
PUC SERVICES INC.

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500 SECOND LINE E, SAULT STE. MARIE, ON P6A 6P2 Fax:(705) 759-6545

E-mail:
hr@ssmpuc.comWebsite:www.ssmpuc.com

 


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