Line Crew Supervisor/ Vegetation Management Consultant

Location: Shaver Lake, CA, United States
Date Posted: 08-30-2018
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Shaver Lake, CA
Job Type: Contract
Duration: 1.5 years+
Industry: Energy
Rate: $25/hour
Line Crew Supervisor/ Vegetation Management Consultant

The Griffin Groupe is sourcing Line Crew Supervisors for a valued energy client in Southern California.  This is an excellent opportunity to work with a $10B+ company that has been servicing customers for over 100 years. Come work for a team committed to creating smarter grids & cleaner energy. 
This consulting engagement is for a 1.5 year project+. Candidates must be able to relocate in or near Rosemead, CA for the duration of the project.

  • The Vegetation Management Specialist position is in the Vegetation Management team under the Construction Support within Distribution Business Line of the Transmission & Distribution organization.
  • This position will provide vegetation operational coverage across multiple districts and transmission regions during implementation and finalization of specialized projects to guarantee compliance.
  • The successful candidate will provide in-depth analysis, timely decision-making, consulting, and at times providing directions to customer, company representatives, and local and state fire agencies concerning issues regarding biological or archeological concerns.
  • Coordinating hazard tree removal operations on the Drought Removal Initiative (DRI) program within the Shaver Lake area.
  • Coordinating hazard tree removal operations on USFS land within the Sierra National Forest with USFS personnel.
  • Ensure contractor compliance with Line Clearance Technical and Non-Technical Specifications, ANSI A300, CPUC GO 95 Rule 35, and PRC 4292 and 4293.
  • Provide Technical support to contractors. Coordinate environmental and regulatory compliance in cooperation with state and federal organizations.
  • Respond with urgency to public safety concerns. Inspect transmission and distribution systems for vegetation relation compliance and QA.
  • Maintain two-way communication with governmental agencies.
  • Participate in annual coordination of joint Client Company/fire agency line patrols to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations in extreme and very high threat fire areas.
  • Provide accountability and focus to comply with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Meet with crews and resolve permissioning issues. Maintain local Client Company Planning and
  • Operations relationships. Support special projects and storm response.
  • Provide support for routine line clearance operations as needed.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of CPUC GO 95 Rule 35, PRC 4292 and 4293, and environmental habitat areas.
  • Demonstrated experience performing tree risk assessment.
  • Understanding and ability to read overhead circuit maps.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating on cross-functional teams to meet objectives.
  • Demonstrated experience to managing multiple projects concurrently.
  • Demonstrated experience recommending cost effective solutions both verbally and in written correspondence.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to clients’ business needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, management, and vendors to successfully meet shifting needs.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing information, identifying needs, developing action plans, and providing recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and accountability for results.
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

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