Salary $60.50 – $84.70/Hourly (DOE)
Position headquartered at Hydro Office Building near Vantage, WA
The Managing Director of Power Production is accountable for planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, and controlling Grant PUD’s generation assets. This position provides management and support to ensure the maximum utilization of human, material, and financial resources, and provides for the development, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of the generation facilities.
The Managing Director of Production will interface with all areas of the District utilizing the expertise and knowledge of staff members and outside consultants. This position supervises the Plant Manager of Priest Rapids Dam, the Plant Manager of Wanapum Dam, the Plant Manager of the Maintenance Center, the Senior Manager of Environmental Affairs, the Senior Manager of Power Production Engineering, and an Administrative Assistant. The Managing Director of Power Production reports to the Chief Operating Officer along with Manager Director of Power Delivery, the Senior Manager of AMO/PMO, and the Senior Manager of District Safety & Industrial Training.
This position requires the application of engineering theory and management practices in carrying out its major responsibilities. The Managing Director of Power Production must be able to oversee the operations of power generation facilities and manage the development and construction of generation and adjacent transmission facilities. This position must also be able to balance all of the operating and financial considerations when making critical decisions regarding individual plants and the portfolio of plants. The Managing Director performs and assumes other duties and responsibilities as may be required by the Chief Operating Officer.
This position requires an individual who is organized and highly capable of multi-tasking in order to direct the Power Production Department staff to stay abreast of deadlines and commitments relating to financial targets, the strategic operation of the plans, plant maintenance and operations, environmental and regulatory compliance, project development, current generating equipment technology and costs, contract compliance, and risk management.