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Manager, South Field Technologists 1209


November 3, 2009
By Anthony Capkun

mt_ignoreAltaLink is Canada’s only fully independent transmission company, responsible for the maintenance and operation of approximately 11,600 kilometres of transmission lines and 260 substations in Alberta. An opportunity exists for a:

Manager, South Field Technologists (Full-Time)

Summary
AltaLink
requires a motivated leader to fill the position of Manager, South Field
Technologists. As part of the Field Operations leadership team
reporting to the Director, Field Operations you will be focused on
managing safety, productivity, and effectiveness of the maintenance
activities in the Telecommunications and Protection & Control Areas.
You will oversee and manage a highly skilled team of 14 technologists
throughout Southern Alberta.


Responsibilities
• Provide
corporate communication and direction to staff.

• Manage team
performance.

• Optimization of staff utilization
and productivity.

• Accountable for safety
performance and reporting.

• Create and manage annual budgets
of approx. $200K, including monthly expense variances and forecasts.

• Assist in the
development of departmental budgeting and business planning.

• Provide
monthly and quarterly reports on the identified key performance
indicators.

• Maintain and build internal and
external relationships with key suppliers and customers.


Qualifications
• Education and experience
equivalent to an Engineering Degree or a Diploma from a recognized
institute.

• Minimum 10-15 years experience in
the Power Utility or related Industry.

• Proven formal management
experience of 2-3 years in a leadership role.

• Ability to
manage multiple competing priorities.

• Strong interpersonal, written and
oral communication skills.

• An understanding of the
transmission business along with a working knowledge of Protection &
Control and Telecommunication operations.

• Field Operations leadership
experience will be an asset.

• Budget management experience
would be an asset.


Interested
applicants
can email their resume and cover to hr@altalink.ca or
CLICK HERE to apply online. Closes
November 20, 2009.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however
only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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