Manage the functions, administration, and personnel of the power delivery and operations, meter shop, meter reading, material services, and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) services.
Manage the personnel responsible for:
The construction, inspection, operations, and maintenance of the LPC electric overhead and underground infrastructure including 12.47/7.2 kV distribution system, metering, warehouse and materials, and AMI facilities.
The division’s training programs including the apprentice line worker program, the meter technician program, and relevant programs that support advanced metering systems and workplace safety.
Provide general and technical supervision to personnel. Evaluate performance and recommend/implement appropriate personnel action.
Ensure that staff understand and adhere to work practices that comply with the LPC Safety Manual, local, State, and Federal regulations, requirements, and specifications and other relevant safe work practices and procedures.
Train, develop, guide and mentor employees toward improved performance in a manner consistent with City values and expectations.
Practice an inclusive supervisory style with people from a variety of backgrounds, ethnic or racial groups, age groups, personality styles, and genders.
Build alliances, foster effective teamwork, and build constructive relationships within and between individuals and other work groups.
Demonstrate behavior that sets a positive example for integrity, fiscal responsibility, and professionalism.
Coordinate division activities with other Department Divisions, City Departments, customers, and outside agencies.
Periodically attend City Council, Platte River Power Authority, and other board and commission meetings and make effective presentations as needed.
Make critical decisions to resolve emergency conditions resulting from electrical distribution system malfunctions, inclement weather, and other situations that adversely affect delivery of power from the substations to the meter.
May serve as LPC representative on inter-departmental City committees and inter-agency committees including CAMU, APPA, RMEL, JTAC and other City Engineering & Operations group.
Participate and/or oversee, develop, and implement design, maintenance, construction standards, specifications, and work practices related the electrical distribution systems.
Prepare, monitor, and administer the division’s annual budget. Develop and implement the CIP development work plan. Guide and direct division staff in the implementation of programs, budget development and implementation.
Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Division in accordance with the Department and City vision, planning and customer needs. Establish policies, procedures, and long-range plans for the division.
Develop, support, and enhance cooperation and trust within the division in pursuit of
Department and City organizational goals and mission.
Resolve the most difficult and pervasive customer issues. Evaluate operations and customer service and make appropriate changes as needed.
Act as project manager for major division/department programs and projects.
Act as LPC Executive Director of Electric Services as needed.
Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree of Science from an accredited college or university with major coursework related to electric utility operations (Electrical Engineering Degree preferred), a minimum of seven years of increasingly responsible experience in electrical utility operations, and minimum five years of supervisory experience.
Special Qualifications: Possession of a valid Colorado Driver's License. Professional Engineering License is preferred.
Internal Number: 20200166
About Longmont Power & Communications
Longmont Power & Communications (LPC) is the City’s not-for-profit electric and internet services utility. Our goal is to deliver outstanding electric and internet service experiences to our customer-owners while providing exceptional value and benefit to our community. For more than 100 years, we have provided innovative service that has kept electric rates low while improving reliability and convenience for Longmont businesses and citizens.