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Director Electric Control and Dispatch
Summary
Title:Director Electric Control and Dispatch
ID:121908
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Electric Control
Location:Concord, NH
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:03301
Description

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

Accountabilities:
The objective of the Director of  Electric Dispatch & Control is to manage O & M and Capital budgets and coordinate workflow and staffing requirements for these two critical work areas.

  • Oversee and direct the day to day activities for Salem, Lebanon /Charlestown, Manchester, Tilton, and Nashua operations.
  • Assist in the development of policies, procedures and plans for operating, maintaining and improving the electric and gas infrastructure.
  • Schedule, coordinate and/or conduct a variety of training sessions including safety, environmental, new work practices, and new equipment.
  • Assists in the development of the monthly and year-to-date performance against budget goals.
  • Develop and effectively manage a various distribution performance and efficiency metrics.
  • Respond to regular and off-hour emergency outages by working with Dispatch Control when required; take appropriate steps to restore equipment and power in a timely manner.
  • Enforce Clearance & Control Rules and act as local control authority as required.
  • Respond to customer or PUC inquires and complaints in a timely manner.
  • Oversee employee compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Work in conjunction with the Operations Coordinator and other internal stakeholders to schedule work in a productive and efficient manner.
  • Be available for an On Call rotation for part or all of the NH operations.  Prior management experience with leading, coaching and motivating staff required.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for all employees and members of the public and ensures regulatory compliance for department activities.
  • May be required to perform physical work during emergency situations as required.

 

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 10-15 years of direct industry experience
  • Knowledge & experience in dispatch and/or control functions 
  • Prior management experience with leading, coaching and motivating staff required
  • Proven leadership ability to promote business change management at all levels of an organization
  • Develop partnerships and build consensus between stakeholders within and external sources required
  • Ability to present analysis and findings in a cohesive, understandable and actionable format to department management and others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills regarding complex and sensitive issues with the ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively
 


Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.
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.
The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

Benefits
Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy
Share purchase/match plan
401K Plan
Free refreshments
Top Talent Program
Volunteer paid days off
Employee Assistance Program
Achievement fund
Free parking, including free electrical charging

We are focused on 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 of our employees 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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