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    The Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of the Desert Southwest (DSW) region will exercise managerial authority and strategic leadership over four powerplants and 2,735 miles of high-voltage electric transmission, producing 5.6 million megawatt-hours of power and generating more than $253M in system revenue. The incumbent reports to the CEO and is directly responsible for bulk electric system compliance requirements under FERC, NERC and WECC and leads more than 200 federal employees.

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    As the Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of the Desert Southwest region you will:

    • Initiate, plan, develop, and implement broad power resource development, transmission, distribution, and marketing policy for the Region.
    • Develop long-range engineering plans and modify the Region's power system facilities in order to replace or upgrade power system infrastructure, construct facilities to serve new customer loads, and to enhance the physical security of facilities as appropriate.
    • Implement wholesale power and transmission rates sufficient to assure the timely repayment of the Federal investment in facilities and appurtenances.
    • Represent WAPA at negotiations and other decision-making conferences. Establish working and consultative relationships with Federal, State, and local government, public and private interest groups, and employee labor unions to ensure widespread input into the data collection, analysis, and decision-making processes.
    • Ensure continuity of service is maintained at an optimum level and proper maintenance upkeep of DSW's power system including the development and application of maintenance standards and intervals for inspections.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Frequent travel within the continental US. Travel 5-10 days per month will be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545595500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.