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Chelan County PUD Hydro Plant Engineering Manager in Wenatchee, Washington

Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers. A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities.We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower generation and we're proud to take a leadership role in environmental stewardship as related to this great river system. Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems. As part of hydropower operations, we've also built 14 parks that serve more than 3 million visitors each year.Rated byForbes in 2017 and 2019 as one of the top 25 places to retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!We are a small town to some and big city to others. We invest in our children and believe that education is the key to our future success.We live a life of abundant choices and enjoy water sports on the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, hiking, biking, rock climbing and unlimited golfing. Downhill and cross-country skiing are just minutes away. The area is also known for producing quality wines.Consider Chelan PUD as a career choice today! The community is waiting for you.Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.M/F/Vet/DisabledHydro Plant Engineering ManagerReports To:Director - Hydro Plant ManagementOvertime exemption:ExemptOverview:Lead and direct plant engineers and technical document specialist work for the District's hydroelectric facilities including the supervision of plant engineering staff, budgeting, planning, and oversight of engineering plant facilities. Responsible for identifying, recommending, implementing, and coordinating process improvement projects to enhance the performance and efficiencies of the hydroelectric facilities and ongoing District modernization projects, and to support compliance with regulatory requirements. Responsible for overseeing and working collaboratively with Generation plant management to design and implement best operating and maintenance practices that comply with FERC, NERC and WECC bulk electric reliability standards and in a manner that protects the safety of employees, contractors and District equipment. Direct and oversee the development, implementation and administration of Operating & Maintenance Instructions (OMI) and the Technical Library, ensuring technical adequacy, value, efficiency, compliance, and reliability. Identify and recommend effective strategies for hydroelectric equipment maintenance and replacements to generation management and senior management teams.ResponsibilitiesLead and direct the plant engineering, asset management and technical library staff to support effective ongoing hydro operations and maintenance practices, and timely and cost effective project implementation. Manage the activities of the team in accordance with District policies, District goals and objectives, and in compliance with applicable federal and state regulations and regulatory requirements. Manage resource utilization using Primavera. Develop and maintain productive and positive working relationships with staff and management. Model District val