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Capital Projects Administrator
Title:Capital Projects Administrator
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Project Development & Construction
Location:Tahoe Vista, CA
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:96148

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.


Under general supervision or direction, this position is responsible for providing support for the administration and planning processes for capital improvements. Support may include data extraction, analysis, budgeting, tracking, rate case, approvals and documentation for capital budgets and expenditures for the electric regulated utility operations in the State of California.


This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.

  • Provides support and administrative services for all aspects of capital expenditures including budgeting, expenditure tracking, rate cases, job creation, approvals, fixed assets, retirements and project documentation.
  • Assists in planning and coordinating the annual capital budget by working closely with staff and compiling pertinent data to assist staff in making sound decisions with appropriate documentation.
  • Assists in reviewing and circulating capital project expenditure requests from departments for approval by upper management.
  • Conducts analysis and prepares reports as needed by staff and management including data extraction in support of things such as rate cases and reporting requirements.
  • Crafts, updates, and documents capital budget and expenditures along with year-end projections.
  • Organizes and maintains project documentation and approvals in a timely manner.
  • Assists in documenting and updating the standardized processes for capital administration, and helps assure that company policy and SOX compliance is being followed.
  • Works closely with the Finance Department on all capital related issues and helps to assure that there is effective interdepartmental workflow coordination.
  • Supports Company activities from other business units.
  • Performs various other duties as may be assigned by designated staff.

Education & Experience

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Construction Administration, Accounting or a related field or a minimum of three years of technical experience with a utility or other related field.
  • Working knowledge of accounting, project management and construction management practices.
  • Experience with plant accounting, construction administration and fixed assets for an investor owned utility is highly preferred.
  • Have a proven understanding of operational needs of an investor-owned utility and California Public Utilities Commission regulatory guidelines.
  • Advanced skills in word processing and spreadsheet software are required.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office products is preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with internal and external customers under normal and adverse conditions are required.
  • Possess effective interpersonal skills and have the ability to work with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Meet established goals and deadlines with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrate a highly developed sense of responsibility and outstanding interpersonal and technical skills that are commensurate with years of experience.
  • Exercise independent judgment, discretion, finesse, professionalism, and tact in all areas of work including matters of a sensitive and/or confidential nature.
  • Must have good organizational, problem-solving, and math skills along with being proactive.
  • Able to work independently and function in a team environment.
  • Be available to work outside normal work hours if needed, weekends, holidays, and extended hours.
  • Possess a valid driver license with an acceptable driving record, drive company vehicles and be available for business travel.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

Company paid Pension

401K Plan with employer match

Share purchase/match plan
Generous time off program

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Free refreshments
Top Talent Program
Volunteer paid days off
Employee Assistance Program
Achievement fund

We are passionate about building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success.

We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each employee to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

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