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Portland General Electric Fleet Manager in Tualatin, Oregon

This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!

The Fleet Manager will be a key partner in building out a comprehensive, integrated fleet electrification strategy including establishing EV territories and recharge programs. They will contribute by working cross-collaboratively across PGE and spearhead business process improvement initiatives to deliver on operational outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages a team of supervisory and/or professional staff responsible for fleet management; provides technical management for the team, ensuring that objectives are met and all relevant standards/procedures are followed; ensures that operational problems are identified and resolved; ensures that operational procedures and working practices are current and fit for the purpose.

  • Develops strategy for overall teams and functions; collaborates with other departments to develop, prioritize and implement cross-functional initiatives; oversees scorecard and performance standard development; oversees development of plans to facilitate employee engagement.

  • May investigate or oversee investigations on employee and/or safety issues and recommend or implement remedial actions; represents garage at meetings; serves as companywide expert on complex field issues; leads efforts with internal partners and/or collective bargaining unit to resolve issues or implement improvements; manages or oversees projects and initiatives.

  • May oversee vendor relationships, including selecting vendors, establishing metrics and service level agreements, monitoring vendor performance and working with vendors to resolve issues.

  • Monitors and manages expenditures, ensuring that all financial targets are met, and examines any areas where budgets/expenditures vary from plan; assists with the definition and operation of effective financial controls and decision making.

  • Oversees resourcing decisions and planning for team; partners with HR in the definition of jobs, recruitment, evaluation and selection processes.

  • Reviews organizational development needs and training strategies to determine required learning and development outcomes for the team; provides guidance in the creation of development plans; monitors ongoing progress and provides coaching and mentoring and provides feedback; completes annual performance management reviews.

Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, business or other related field or equivalent experience.

  • Prefer eight or more years of utility operations experience including at least one year of formal or informal leadership and one year in fleet or closely related field. Experience in maintenance or mechanics a plus.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

Functional Competencies

  • Expert knowledge of fleet and garage processes and procedures

  • Expert knowledge of transmission and distribution system

  • Advanced knowledge of collective bargaining agreement Intermediate knowledge of employment law

  • Advanced skills in strategy setting

  • Working knowledge of systems used in department

  • Advanced knowledge of utility regulations and tariffs

  • Advanced skills in project management

  • Advanced skills in using data

General Competencies

  • Advanced skills in customer focus

  • Expert skills in tact and diplomacy

  • Expert interpersonal skills

  • Expert influence skills

  • Expert skills in organization and prioritization

  • Expert communication skills

  • Advanced process management skills

  • Advanced problem-solving skills

  • Intermediate performance management skills

Leader Practices: Drives Results, Plans and Aligns, Decision Quality, Drives Engagement, Courage

Join us today and power your potential!

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Staffing@pgn.com

This job posting will close at 12:01 am Pacific Time on the closing date listed below:

At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.

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