POSTING DEADLINE Applications must be submitted by: May 16, 2021 DEPARTMENT Department: Transmission Engineering PREFERENCES PE License is desired Master's degree is preferred JOB DESCRIPTION Personnel in this job title may be covered by NERC CIP cyber security standards. If the position is covered, prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a Personnel Risk Assessment, which includes identity verification and a criminal background check. Prior to being granted unescorted access to cyber secure areas, the candidate must attend cyber security training. Annual cyber security training is also required.
Directs and manages a team that provides electric new service delivery, maintenance, system reliability, and/or large investment projects. Assists in achieving the team goals and objectives including: superior customer service, system integrity, cost effectiveness, and highly productive personnel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with the overall budget for the department
Participates in litigation and grievance matters
Promotes the development of ideas for new construction techniques and standards in order to provide efficient practices
Manages a high volume workload in an area with complex utility systems
Holds employees accountable to complete all projects in a timely and professional manner, while promoting a safe working environment
Works with other Team Managers to ensure all resources are allocated to best meet customer and company needs
Ensures that through planning, design, construction, and maintenance the highest reasonable system reliability factor is maintained
Ensures DOT, OSHA ,and Governmental compliance
Provides technical expertise for design for new construction, system reliability, and maintenance
Reviews and approves design for new construction, system reliability, and maintenance
Administers contracts for wide array of projects, professional services, outside services, materials, and equipment
Provides planning, direction, interdepartmental coordination and development of new administrative procedures and policies necessary for the achievement of team goals
Prepares, submits, and maintains appropriate documents in an accurate and timely manner
Responsible for all team members, including union/non-union personnel, their activities, and achievements
Provides positive coaching to motivate team members to generally meet expectations
Manages change, creates a competitive team, and leads them in long-range goals and objectives
Ensures the proper execution of training, performance appraisals, counseling, discipline, and EEO compliance
Knowledge of construction and maintenance of electric distribution and/or bulk power generation systems
Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions that require judgment, creativity and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of right-of-way requirements, industry codes and standards, company standards, governmental codes, regulations, laws applicable to electric service delivery and/or bulk power generation, maintenance, and system reliability
Experience in complex and sensitive negotiations
Demonstrated ability to handle media interviews and public interactions
Demonstrated abilities to work and negotiate with major customers on sensitive utility issues
Knowledge of organizational and negotiating skills to prioritize and assign work
Experience in dealing with emergency situations with minimal or no direction
Knowledge of environmental issues, concerns, and overall policies and procedures
Extensive knowledge of PNM policies, procedures, and union contracts
Knowledge of the PNM budget process, preparation and interrelationship with other department and budgets
Knowledge of safety rules and procedures and extensive knowledge of warehouse inventory system and material handling
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with seven to nine years related experience, including two years management experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.
Masters degree preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Job requirements may include meeting and maintaining regulatory standards required for the position including passing any physiological qualifications required by the Department of Transportation or other agencies, and possession of a valid Commercial Driver¿s License. May also need to have and maintain a driving record that meets the Company¿s standards.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
Ability to solve complex problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Working knowledge of database, project management, spreadsheet, and word processing software
Knowledge and ability to use software applications and current computer system tools used by team.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit up to 2/3 of the time. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. May be on 24-hour call during various periods of time.
Office environment. SALARY RANGE Salary Grade: G04 Minimum Midpoint Maximum $90,707 - $122,454 - $154,202 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.