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Electric Transmission & Distribution Planning Manager in Rapid City, SD

Black Hills

Rapid City, SD 57701
6w ago
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compensation:

$89K - $147K

specialty:

Engineering Management, Electrical Engineering

experience:

8 - 10 years

Job Description

In this important role the Manager of Transmission & Distribution will provide overall leadership, management and direction for the Transmission and Distribution Planning Departments. Manage and direct all transmission, sub-transmission and distribution planning activities, including the preparation and development of long-term transmission plans to meet the needs of all customers for electric utilities located in South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado. Manage and direct all department activities and provide support to other departments to ensure compliance with WECC, NERC, FERC and state regulatory requirements. Represent the company at regional and sub-regional planning groups. Actively participate as a member of the Planning, Policy & Strategy leadership team.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and supervisory support to the transmission and distribution planning supervisors as they manage day to day activities
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Valid through: 2020-3-4

About Black Hills

The Black Hills (Lakota: ?e Sápa, Cheyenne: Mo'?hta-vo'honáaeva, Hidatsa: awaxaawi shiibisha) are a small, isolated mountain range rising from the Great Plains of North America in western South Dakota and extending into Wyoming, United States. Black Elk Peak, which rises to 7,244 feet (2,208 m), is the ranges highest summit. The Black Hills encompass the Black Hills National Forest. The name "Black Hills" is a translation of the Lakota Pahá Sápa. The hills were so-called because of their dark appearance from a distance, as they were covered in trees. Native Americans have a long history in the Black Hills. After conquering the Cheyenne in 1776, the Lakota took over the territory of the Black Hills, which became central to their culture. In 1868, the U.S. government signed the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868, establishing the Great Sioux Reservation west of the Missouri River, and exempting the Black Hills from all white settlement forever. However, when settlers discovered gold there in 1874, as a result of George Armstrong Custers Black Hills Expedition, miners swept into the area in a gold rush. The US government took back the Black Hills and in 1889 reassigned the Lakota, against their wishes, to five smaller reservations in western South Dakota, selling off 9 million acres of their former land. Unlike most of South Dakota, the Black Hills were settled by European Americans primarily from population centers to the west and south of the region, as miners flocked there from earlier gold boom locations in Colorado and Montana. As the economy of the Black Hills has shifted from natural resources (mining and timber) since the late 20th century, the hospitality and tourism industries have grown to take its place. Locals tend to divide the Black Hills into two areas: "The Southern Hills" and "The Northern Hills". The Southern Hills is home to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Wind Cave National Park, Jewel Cave National Monument, Black Elk Peak (the highest point in the United States east of the Rockies, formerly known as Harney Peak), Custer State Park (the largest state park in South Dakota), the Crazy Horse Memorial (the largest sculpture in the world), and the Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, the world’s largest mammoth research facility.
Total Jobs:
11
Average Pay:
$119,107
Total value of jobs:
$3,335,000
% Masters:
35%