Employment Opportunities

Northwest Lineman College

Hiring Campus Presidents

in California and Idaho

TWO POSITIONS: Full time, Exempt

LOCATIONS: Meridian, Idaho and Oroville, California

SALARY: Executive level – Salary commensurate DOE

DEADLINE: August 15th, 2018

Northwest Lineman College (NLC), is offering a rare opportunity for two exceptional and proven leaders. Due to recent internal promotions, NLC is filling Campus President positions at both our Idaho and California campuses. The Campus President is a key executive within the organization, ensuring the highest standard of operational and educational excellence in the delivery of pre-apprentice, apprentice and specialized training within the Power, Gas and Telecom industries. Campus President positions manage an individual campus location and report to the VP of Campus Operations, based at corporate headquarters and accountable for oversight of all campus locations.

Why Northwest Lineman College?

Northwest Lineman College is an industry-leading institution, providing educational services for the line trades in the Power, Gas and Telecom industries. NLC has been setting the benchmark standard of training for pre-apprentice, apprentice, and journey-level linework since 1993. We are a rapidly growing, visionary and innovative employer who genuinely cares about the happiness of our people. That’s why we’ve won the “When Work Works” award every year since 2012. We are passionate about training because we change lives and improve safety. We value our customers and thrive in the dynamic world of power and telecom delivery, pushing ourselves to excellence and making work fun.

What the Campus President does:

  • Ensures education and training programs delivered on campus are innovative, relevant, effective and best in class
  • Oversees and monitors campus quality controls, including employment verification, audit requirements, student survey outcomes, delivery of electives, student housing, etc., verifying the total student experience is of the highest possible standard
  • Ensures enrollment trends/forecasts align with capacity and available resources and that staff is scheduled in coordination with all NLC offerings and at optimal utilization rates
  • Leads implementation of new educational offerings, services, facilities and labs
  • Full ownership and accountability for the Campus Profit and Loss Statement, Balance Sheet, inventory levels and annual budget projections
  • Fortifies and cultivates relationships with regional utilities and construction companies, trade organizations, industry manufacturers, and local governments
  • Leads the intelligent integration of safety and environmental best practices into campus operations with NLC training and education programs
  • Reports key metrics of campus operations to include retention, accreditation, compliance, revenue, operating income, budget, new program roll out, graduate employment rates, elective course offerings as well as student/graduate and employer/customer satisfaction
  • Creates meaningful ways to recognize employee performance
  • Facilitates a positive work environment, one in which employees are inspired, empowered, and respected
  • Commits to lifelong learning through continual professional improvement and by participating in strategic initiatives to support NLC’s long-term success

The success patterns for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Education, or a related field, plus ten (10) years’ of progressive management experience with operational and P&L responsibility for a budget of over $10+ million
  • Direct supervisory experience hiring and managing high producing teams
  • Experience working in/with the energy or telecom industry

The successful candidate will have the following personal characteristics:

  • High level of abstract reasoning, flexible thinking, creativity, judgment and logical problem solving
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply strategic planning processes and project management methodologies
  • Excellent standard of professionalism
  • Demonstrated proficiency with various technology platforms; openness to related efficiencies
  • Exceptional business acumen and grit
  • Capacity to lead and inspire others even when the area of responsibility is unfamiliar
  • Ability to capture the time and attention of management to resolve issues
  • Excellent communication and listening skills in English, both oral and written
  • Ability to work flexible office hours that allow for both day and evening customer contact
  • Self-starter and driven by a high standard of excellence – in short, you will embody the NLC spirit! Not sure what that means? Watch our spirit video here https://lineman.edu/our-spirit/

HOW TO APPLY

Please visit our website at https://lineman.edu/careers to apply and to learn about amazing benefits. All inquiries and submissions will be kept strictly confidential.

Northwest Lineman College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and six-time recipient of the “When Work Works” award, which recognizes exemplary employers who create effective, flexible workplaces to increase business and employee success.

Assistant Dam Safety Engineer (71021839)

Edison International

Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 4, 2018 – Ongoing
Job Type: Engineering
Primary Location: US-CA-Rosemead 

Description

ENERGY FOR WHAT’S AHEAD
Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.

About Generation:
Generation is responsible for the safe and reliable operation of Southern California Edison’s Generation assets. Which includes: hydro, solar, gas, combined cycle, and fuel cells.

Position Overview:
The Assistant Dam Safety Engineer will perform technical studies, analyses and inspections under the direction of senior staff in support SCE’s commitment to safe and reliable operation of its hydropower assets. Key areas of responsibility include seismic hazard analysis, computer modeling, and risk assessment.

Typical Responsibilities:
Perform technical analyses related to dam safety, focusing on hazards, performance, and risk under the direction of senior staff.
Prepare reports and briefings to meet internal and regulatory needs under the direction of senior staff.
Participate in field inspections of dams and appurtenant structures
Participate in meetings with state and federal regulators as a technical resource.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Geology, or technical field
  • Zero to Three years of engineering experience
  • Experience with Deterministic and Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis
  • Experience with Finite Element Modeling
  • Experience with acquiring and processing field data for structural performance evaluation of dams
  • Must be able to travel by foot distances of up to five miles at elevations up to 10,000 feet to access remote dam sites
  • A valid driver’s license

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Geology, or technical field
  • EIT
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and implementing technical solutions to evaluate the safety of dams

Comments

Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
The primary work location for this position is Rosemead, CA, however, the successful candidate may also be asked to work for an extended amount of time at Hydro Electric facilities throughout SCE’s territory.

Position will require traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory up to 20% of the time.
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

To apply, please visit https://sce.taleo.net/careersection/sce_external_career_section/jobdetail.ftl?job=71021839


Vice-President, Technical Team Director

Energy Renewal Partners

Energy Renewal Partners, a full service environmental and project management consulting firm, is hiring a Vice-President, Technical Team Director to assist with our growing portfolio of energy related projects. Position is based in Austin, TX. Vice President, Director will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of projects ensuring consistency with company and client strategies, commitments and goals. Position involved the management and mentoring of the technical resource team consisting of scientists, biologists, and engineers. Position is part of the executive team of Energy Renewal Partners and individual will actively participate in management meetings, direction setting, overall strategy, and development of company objectives and goals. Although based in Austin, travel is expected up to 30% of the time. Experience with permitting, renewable energy or other energy sector experience is a requirement.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead the planning and implementation of large-scale projects valued at >$1MM
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements
  • Develop project planning tools and resource management schedules
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff
  • Manage project budgets
  • Track project deliverables
  • Provide direction and support to project team
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Maintain project communication plan, monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results
  • Effectively communicate with clients and regulators
  • Complete technical reviews of project deliverables
  • Marketing of services, business development
  • Lead technical resource team
  • Mentoring of team members
  • Annual reviews and compensation package decisions, career development
  • Recruit, interview, hire staff as needed to fulfill project needs
  • Set training program for team members
Qualifications: All experience levels will be considered.
  • 10+ years’ experience in project management or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Biology, or Engineering. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of current environmental regulations
  • Experience consulting and coordinating with regulators to achieve client goals
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Understanding of project management techniques and tools
  • Proven experience in risk management
  • Proven experience in budget management
  • Experience in contract management (client and subcontractor)
  • Experience in energy sector experience is preferred
  • Business development experience and ability to bring new clients/projects required
Key Competencies:
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Decision-making
  • Communication skills
  • Influencing and leading
  • Delegation
  • Team work
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance

Contact: Please send resume and cover letter to: Jobs@energyrenewalpartners.com