Construction & Maintenance Line Operations Manager

Company Name: Tacoma Power
Phone Number: (253) 591-5400
City: Tacoma
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98409
Job Title: Construction & Maintenance Line Operations Manager
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Management
Posting Start Date: August 17, 2017
Salary: $130,540.80 - $167,294.40
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time Type: Hours

This position is responsible for managing the Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Construction and Maintenance (C&M) Line group and Line Clearance. This position has the responsibility to give direction and oversee the repair, maintenance and construction of the overhead and underground transmission and distribution activities related to the North and South Service Centers including Trouble Crews and Flaggers.

This position is also responsible for providing knowledge, skills, ability and safety training; supporting core values, standards, work practices, regional requirements, codes, policies, procedures and agreements; communicate goals, milestones and direction; evaluate performance and provide feedback, mentoring, coaching, counseling and discipline to approximately 100 employees working in the areas mentioned above.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee, direct, coordinate practices, procedures, working conditions, personnel and equipment associated with each workgroup
  • Plan and coordinate the 24/7 restoration efforts within the line group, as well as across Tacoma Power in an outage event, and plays a key role in the Restoration Section of the Incident Command Structure
  • Develop and communicate the priorities, goals, and operational plans for line construction, maintenance operations, trouble crews and flagger workgroups; ensure everyone is working toward a common direction
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff, interview and select personnel and recommend discipline as appropriate
  • Prepare and maintain various personnel and work related records and reports
  • Develop, maintain and monitor group budgets; forecast personnel requirements and authorize purchases within established guidelines
  • Coordinate communications and activities between staff, department, outside agencies, organizations, and the general public
  • Set goals for the work group and monitor performance
  • Assure availability and proper working conditions of materials and equipment
  • Assure compliance with applicable city, state, and national codes and regulations; assure safety of workers and the general public
  • Attend, prepare and present information to staff, Utility Board, and the public at a variety of meetings and seminars as required
Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, public or business administration or successful completion of an approved Electrician Apprenticeship; and ten years of experience working in the electrical utility industry including experience supervising employees in a union environment


  • Driver’s license or equivalent mobility
How to Apply:

Applications are accepted online at

Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to Rodney Croston in the Human Resources Department at 253-502-8323.

Posting End Date: September 7, 2017