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    Summary

    Serves as the Sierra Nevada Region's (SNR) Director, Transmission and Construction as a direct report to the Regional Manager, which includes transmission lines and substations maintenance, engineering and construction. Manages, plans, and coordinates work activities required for the maintenance, replacement and rehabilitation of the power transmission system and the administration of the maintenance portions of associated power contracts.

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    Responsibilities

    Plans, directs, executes, and assures efficient maintenance of complex power transmission facilities in the Region, including transmission lines, substations; communications, meter, relay, control and protection facilities. Directs a diverse workforce of approximately 71 employees through subordinate supervisors. Establishes annual and multi-year goals and work plans for the work directed. Assures implementation, by subordinates, of the goals and objectives for the programs directed. Responsible for the development of project management plans including descriptions, program schedules, budget estimates, and justification data for planned system additions and modifications, and major new projects and interconnections with new or existing customers, independent power producers, and renewable resource power developers. Exercises primary Regional staff responsibility for the long-range planning of transmission system replacements and modifications, preparing needs assessments for transmission lines and substation replacements and modifications reviewing construction and supply specifications and manufacturer's instruction books and drawings, and representing the Region in engineering and planning functions with other systems, pools, and councils. Ensures on-the-job safety and health of all employees supervised. Identifies and corrects job safety and health hazards, instructs employees on safety requirements for job assignments, and reviews and reports loss incidents in accordance with WAPA's regulations and Office of Workers' Compensation regulations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel of 10-14 days per month is required; with the majority of those (10 days) requiring overnight travel.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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