Position Summary: Under limited direction of the Utilities Manager, responsible for overall management of the Los Alamos County’s power supply function; including resource planning and acquisition, analysis, and review of alternative sources of electric energy, demand side management programs, load and resource forecasts, coordination of transmission services, and administration of power supply, transmission, and fuel contracts. Oversees the hydroelectric facilities operations. Serves as Manager of Operations of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)/Los Alamos County Resource pool and administers numerous power supply and transmission agreements for DOE and the county. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information. The Deputy Utility Manager-Power Supply will have the full authority of the Utilities Manager in his or her absence. Assists the Utilities Manager in negotiating contracts and in the evaluation of professional proposals. The Deputy Utility Manager-Power Supply serves at the pleasure of the Utilities Manager.
Minimum Qualifications: •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering or Business or equivalent combination of education and related work experience. •Seven years of combined experience in engineering related field or experience related to power dispatch and power marketing or related field. •Two years in a supervisory capacity across all years of job-related experience. •Must possess or have ability to obtain within first sixty days of employment and must maintain a valid New Mexico Class D driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications: •Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration or Economics. •A New Mexico Registered Professional Engineer’s License. •Experience coordinating or supervising the maintenance and operation of power generating facilities.