PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
Effectively manage projects within a comprehensive Vegetation Management Program using a project management approach. #CD# Ensure the successful implementation and execution of vegetation-related projects for Distribution, Transmission, Site Maintenance, and Snow Removal, if applicable, using a project management approach. #CD# Monitor program performance, analyze program results and identify areas of opportunity. Develop and implement departmental strategies. Lead and execute consolidation efforts for specified program components across Vegetation Management including processes and procedures, performance indicators, business planning, environmental awareness, and contracting/sourcing strategies.
Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Lead development, implementation, and evaluation of projects, programs, and/or business initiatives. Provide requirements analysis, performance measurement, and quality assurance. Manage scope, schedule, and budget for organizational projects and programs.
Coordinate and report on process/project/initiative assignments. Develop performance indicators and tracking mechanisms to monitor and report results. Prepare, review, and analyze reports, controls, and other financial & operational information for specific projects and initiatives.
Coordinate work plans to implement corrective actions that are identified as a result of performance assessment.
Support the establishment of business plans and objectives across multiple areas / departments. Coordinate with stakeholders on the development of business cases and prioritization of deliverables.
Lead change management activities for projects, programs, and initiatives. Develop and implement training of employees and external personnel for new processes and procedures. Develop and implement effective business readiness procedures
Participate in process improvement task forces. Provide benchmarking analysis. Prepare status reports to leadership.
Understand business processes and provide guidance for end users. Provide day-to-day client support and conduct diagnostics as necessary to ensure optimal performance. Assist and advise other personnel with responses to internal and external inquiries.
Bachelor’s degree in technical / business related discipline and 5 – 8 years extensive field experience OR Associate’s degree and 6-7 years field experience, OR HS Diploma and 9 – 12 years field experience required.
Demonstrated experience leading craft and/or non-craft teams
Demonstrated Program Management skills, writing skills and PC skills including Microsoft Office Suite
Strong interpersonal, communications, customer relations, and presentation skills.
Demonstrated experience in public speaking / presenting to a diverse audience
Demonstrated strong budget management skills
Demonstrated experience using critical thinking skills to solve complex problems
Storm / incident experience
Federal, state, and local regulatory and environmental compliance experience
Demonstrated focus on providing premier customer experience
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in technical / business discipline
Demonstrated utility and/or vegetation management experience preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of vegetation management strategic planning and execution.
International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist Certification within 1 year of employment
International Society of Arboriculture Certification (Utility Specialist) preferred.
State Forester License or ability to obtain if available in state.
Utility specific work management and financial software
Knowledge of performance metrics; goal setting and attainment; programmatic adjustments
- Manage ~$2M - $30M programs/projects designated by line item to achieve all program and corporate goals, and mandated requirements.
Manage the performance of program/project teams through indirect supervision of 100 to 300 contract field personnel.
Develop and implement innovative strategic initiatives that ensure continued reliability improvement and cost saving opportunities.
Ensure contractor activities are in alignment with all safety and quality expectations as outlined in contract terms & conditions.
Interface with internal and external key stakeholders including senior management, customers, governmental and regulatory officials.
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