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Electric Program Manager
The City of Santa Clara Silicon Valley Power (SVP) Electric Utility is hiring three Electric Program Managers in the following areas:
  • Capital Projects – Customer Development & Program Management
  • Contracts Portfolio - Business Services  
  • Distributed Energy Resources and Storage – Resource Planning & Customer Engagement
Capital Project Management Concentration – The focus and priority of this position will be to perform complex professional project management work to support the successful completion of the over $200 million in near-term capital improvement program to support electric utility load growth.  The position is assigned to the customer development and project management unit which manages, plans, and oversees the development and implementation of the capital improvement program.  Performs and manages the work related to planning, design, construction, operations, and maintenance of utility projects, including electric transmission and distribution facilities and other electrical infrastructure.  The incumbent is expected to manage consultants and directly administer public works contracts.  The position will be expected to serve as the City subject matter expert on e-Builder, the Citywide capital project management software, and advisor to the Department of Public Works and Water & Sewer Utilities.  Experience in engineering, utility asset management, GIS, and work order management system is desirable.

Contracts Portfolio – The focus and priority of this position will be to perform complex professional work to support the development and management of SVP’s contracts portfolio.  SVP’s operation requires hundreds of unique contracts including specialized services agreements, leases, agreements with customers for substation construction, funding and deposits, public works contracts, license agreements, power purchase, and resource adequacy agreements, as well as other unique agreements.  The position is assigned to the Business Services Division.  The incumbent will both lead staff supporting contract functions and have direct involvement in negotiating and reviewing contracts.   Experience in utility contracts is desirable.

Distributed Energy Resources and Storage Concentration – The incumbent performs administrative, promotional, and coordination duties entailing distributed and renewable generation, energy storage, energy load shaping, research and development of new energy technologies, and building infrastructure de-carbonization consistent with statutes and regulations. Develops, implements, and monitors potential programs in conjunction with other divisions and consistent with existing statutes and regulations.

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Position: Electric Program Manager
Organization: City of Santa Clara Electric Utility
Location: Santa Clara,  CA 
United States
Salary: $169,653.72 - $219,537.84 (USD) Annually
Posting Start Date: 5/19/2022
Date Posted: 5/19/2022

  • Education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Economics, Public or Business Administration, Environmental Sciences, Finance or a closely-related field; and
  • Three (3) years experience in managing and coordinating City or customer related programs, project management, or building facilities management or
  • Generation concentration- Five (5) years experience as a Shift Supervisor, Operations Manager, or O&M Manager in a power plan environment
An advanced degree in Engineering, Public or Business Administration, Environmental Sciences or related field is desirable

Possession of a valid Class C California driver's license is required at the time of appointment and for the duration of employment.

Systems and Project Management concentration: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute (PMI) or an equivalent certification from accredited program is desirable.

  • Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job assignment.
  • Systems and Project Management incumbent and Generation incumbent will be subject to initial and periodic comprehensive background checks and fingerprinting
  • May be required to work unusual hours and weekends in performance of their duties and be available on an "on-call" basis.
Incumbents in this position are required to file a Conflict of Interest Statement upon assuming office, annually, and upon leaving office, in accordance with City Manager Directive 100.

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Status: This listing expires on: 7/18/2022
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City of Santa Clara Electric Utility
1500 Warburton Avenue

Santa Clara,  CA 95050
United States
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