Electric Program Manager Annual salary range: $162,348.00 to $210,084.00 Application deadline: Friday, January 24, 2020
The City of Santa Clara's Silicon Valley Power (SVP) is seeking several Program Manager Positions within the utility. These Positions have similar analytic and organizational management skills that are enhanced with specialized skill and knowledge concentrations. Incumbents may be asked to rotate among different concentrations as part of their learning and development and to meet the needs of the utility. The Electric Program Manager is an "at will" management position responsible for managing a multimillion-dollar customer-focused program or project in one of the following areas:
Fiber Optics and Network Concentration – Performs administrative duties entailing the areas of fiber optic networks, dark fiber leasing, customer interface and contracts, communication delivery to internal and external customers, and project management.
Clean Transportation/Electric Vehicles Concentration – Performs administrative, promotional and coordination duties entailing electric powered transportation for the City, de-carbonization of mobility, and monitoring of related legislative and regulations, reporting and compliance. Insure positive customer experience, perform planning and project management of capital improvements and insure system is properly maintained. Serve as liaison to various City Departments as the City prepares to electrify fleet vehicles.
Capital Project Management Concentration – The focus and priority of this position will be managing the development and construction of the new City Hall/Utility Building Project and prioritize the utilization of the new Citywide capital project management software (e-builder). Manage consultants and administer public works contracts related to capital improvements, project management, scheduling, and project implementation. 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.
Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will be a proven professional who enjoys working in an environment of growth and expansion. Individuals should enjoy contributing to a collaborative culture and influencing progress. Strong candidates will be equally adept at managing technical operations as well as staff. The ideal candidate should also:
Have experience with utility processes and practices, either with an investor owned, municipal electric utility or similar industry background.
Have experience managing large complex capital projects and utilization of capital project management software programs for a private or public entity. Public Works experience and contracting is desirable
Possess skill and interest in providing positive leadership with staff.
Possess the skill and desire to innovate creative ways of electrifying transportation in the community of Santa Clara.
Minimum Qualifications Education and experience requirements for the Electric Program Manager include:
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.
An advanced degree in Engineering, Public or Business Administration, Environmental Sciences or related field is desirable.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute (PMI) or an equivalent certification from accredited program is desirable.