Hydro Planner/Coordinator

Hydro Planner/Coordinator

  • Full Time
Wage or Salary:
$84,880 - $114,200 per year

The position will be filled at level I or II based on incumbent’s knowledge, skills and abilities. The incumbent will manage the full lifecycle of a work order from service, outage, preventative or corrective maintenance requests. This includes developing work procedures for skilled trades crews relying on existing or similar processes; develop resource (labor, materials, tools and vehicle) estimates and secure resources; maintain or adjust basic schedules and develop project work breakdown structures for small projects; participate in workforce coordination, scheduling, and preventive maintenance plan activities; acquire and maintain asset information in data systems and run reports, identify variances and present information to management.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. Essential functions are those activities that, if not performed, would significantly and fundamentally alter the position.

# EF Job Functions
1. EF Generate, develop, monitor, report, adjust status and close out work orders related to service, outage, preventive or corrective maintenance requests. Utilize standards to develop safe, compliant, and efficient work procedures and work packages for crews. Develop resource estimates. Secure necessary resources (tools, equipment, and personnel). Develop work packets and/or procedures for work relying on existing or similar processes, procedures, or historical data. Validate and verify work packet or job plans with crafts.

2. EF Monitor and validate the accuracy of the Dynamic Workplan (DWP) utilizing standardized and ad-hoc reports. Identify resources, conflicts, and recommend solutions.

3. EF Acquire (CMMS) asset information and enter and maintain data such as serial numbers, specifications, maintenance history, operating status (surplus, spare parts), naming conventions, location hierarchy, and asset location. Level II incumbents maintain and monitor the CMMS asset class and subclass records and attributes. Develops asset specifications and trains users in the use of CMMS.

4. EF Run routine work order reports and provide/present data. Participate in workforce coordination/scheduling meetings.

5. EF Identify significant variances in work order actuals compared to planned.

6. EF Schedule and sequence project work. Adjust dates for the best placement of routine work within a project. Develop project work breakdown structure (WBS) for small projects made up of one to a few assets.

7. EF Participate in the maintenance of the preventive maintenance program. Verify the information is complete, accurate and effectively documented. Update as needed.

8. EF Develop the ability to navigate the outage management system. Level II incumbents prepare critical path carts utilizing different applications. Uses outage management system to coordinate outage with maintenance plan. Facilitate pre/post outage coordination meetings.

9. EF Level II incumbents act as duty supervisor for 24×7 asset operations on a rotating basis.

10. EF Ongoing Drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.

The qualifications listed below are representative of those required, but reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Post-Secondary Education:
Requires completion of a JATC or NJATC wireman or mechanic apprenticeship or a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Business, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Typically requires a minimum of two (2) years’ utility work experience, such as a state certified electrician, power generation electrician or mechanic, millwright or experience in a similar journey or career level occupation providing comparable knowledge of plant systems and equipment. Candidates without utility work experience require a minimum of five (5) years experience developing complete and accurate work procedures with an emphasis on worker safety. Utility experience preferred for level II incumbents.

The position will be filled at varying levels – Level I: $84,880 – $106,100; Level II: $91,360 – $114,200.

In addition to a competitive salary range (based on qualifications, skills and abilities), Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee’s Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year.

Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers. A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities.

We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower generation and we’re proud to take a leadership role in environmental stewardship as related to this great river system. Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems. As part of hydropower operations, we’ve also built 14 parks that serve more than 3 million visitors each year.

Rated by Sunset Magazine as one of the top 20 Western DREAM TOWNS and by Forbes in 2017 as one of the top 25 places to retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!

Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Vet/Disabled

Apply on line at http://www.chelanpud.org/about-us/careers. Applicants are required to submit a combined cover letter and resume in one document. Your cover letter must summarize your interest in the position and three specific demonstrable qualities you would bring to the position. Incomplete materials will not be considered.

To expedite the application process, combine your cover letter and resume into one PDF or WORD document before applying and upload electronically when requested in the online application process.

Interested parties are also invited to contact Ruth Erwert, Recruiting Manager, at joblist@chelanpud.org to discuss the position.

To apply for this job please visit www.chelanpud.org.