Sr Vegetation Management Program Manager

Location: BALTIMORE, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 244068
Date Posted: Nov 10, 2022
Job: Distribution

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Be a part of something powerful at America's leading energy provider!

At Exelon, our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are a Fortune 200 company united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities -- Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow -- whether that's in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Utilize Forestry/Environmental/Business background to develop, implement, and evaluate team projects or programs, including process improvements related to utility vegetation management. Use (IVM)Integrated Vegetation Management techniques to manage vegetation along Distribution and Transmission Utility Rights-of-Ways to provide safe and reliable electric service to our customers and communities. Leverage technical knowledge, and strong interpersonal communications skills to further vegetation management goals.  Inform, educate, and garner acceptance from internal and external stakeholders including communities, regulators, local, state, and federal agencies. Demonstrate knowledge of Forestry and Environmental Management to make sound decisions regarding vegetation management within forests, wetlands, and buffers along Utility Rights-of-Ways.  Develop plans, project charters, and performance metrics in support of business objectives.  Ensure organizational alignment with management models and principles and drive the integration of best practices. Perform various assignments including requests for financial and operational reports, data analysis and modeling, business planning, and/or performance measurement. Coordinate quality assurance and/or change management activities with internal and external personnel.


Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Lead development, implementation, and evaluation of projects, programs, and/or business initiatives. Provide requirements analysis, performance measurement, and quality assurance. Manage scope, schedule, and budget for organizational projects and programs. 
  • Coordinate and report on process/project/initiative assignments. Develop performance indicators and tracking mechanisms to monitor and report results. Prepare, review, and analyze reports, controls, and other financial & operational information for specific projects and initiatives.
  • Coordinate work plans to implement corrective actions that are identified as a result of performance assessment. 
  • Support the establishment of business plans and objectives across multiple areas / departments. Coordinate with stakeholders on the development of business cases and prioritization of deliverables. 
  • Lead change management activities for projects, programs, and initiatives. Develop and implement training of employees and external personnel for new processes and procedures. Develop and implement effective business readiness procedures. 
  • Participate in process improvement task forces. Provide benchmarking analysis. Prepare status reports to leadership. 
  • Understand business processes and provide guidance for end users. Provide day-to-day client support and conduct diagnostics as necessary to ensure optimal performance. Assist and advise other personnel with responses to internal and external inquiries.


JOB SCOPE

Manage ~$2M - $30M programs/projects designated by line item to achieve all program and corporate goals, and mandated requirements. Manage the performance of program/project teams through indirect supervision of 100 to 300 contract field personnel. Develop and implement innovative strategic initiatives that ensure continued reliability improvement and cost saving opportunities. Ensure contractor activities are in alignment with all safety and quality expectations as outlined in contract terms & conditions. Interface with internal and external key stakeholders including senior management, customers, governmental and regulatory officials.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in technical / business related discipline and 5 - 8 years extensive field experience OR Associate's degree and 6-7 years field experience, OR HS Diploma and 9 - 12 years field experience required.
  • Demonstrated experience leading craft and/or non-craft teams
  • Demonstrated Program Management skills, writing skills and PC skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong interpersonal, communications, customer relations, and presentation skills. Demonstrated experience in public speaking / presenting to a diverse audience
  • Demonstrated strong budget management skills
  • Demonstrated experience using critical thinking skills to solve complex problems
  • Storm / incident experience
  • Federal, state, and local regulatory and environmental compliance experience
  • Demonstrated focus on providing premier customer experience


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in technical / business discipline
  • Demonstrated utility and/or vegetation management experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of vegetation management strategic planning and execution. International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist Certification within 1 year of employment International Society of Arboriculture Certification (Utility Specialist) preferred. OR State Forester License or ability to obtain if available in state.
  • Utility specific work management and financial software
  • Knowledge of performance metrics; goal setting and attainment; programmatic adjustments

 

 

 

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