—Platte River Power Authority, a not for profit utility, is seeking a new general manager. Platte River’s board of directors desires candidates to lead an organization with a long-standing commitment to delivering reliable, low cost, and environmentally responsible electricity to its owner municipalities.
The general manager is the chief executive officer responsible to the board for the activities of Platte River. The general manager is responsible for a work force of 225 non-union employees, about half of whom work at the headquarters in Fort Collins and half at the Rawhide Energy Station in Wellington, Colorado.
Candidates for general manager are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, engineering, finance, or other related fields. Post-graduate education is beneficial.
Candidates should possess significant electric industry experience, including a history of progressively responsible assignments demonstrating successful performance at the senior management level. Experience with public power utilities is desirable. Demonstrated successful interaction with a board of directors or similar governing body is important. A proven record of accomplishment of success leading an organization similar to Platte River in purpose, size and demographics is highly desirable.
The Cities of Fort Collins, Longmont, Loveland, and the Town of Estes Park established the Platte River Power Authority as a joint action power authority in 1975 to provide wholesale power and transmission services under "all requirements" contracts extended through 2050. An eight-member board of directors consisting of two directors from each municipality governs Platte River. The board normally meets nine times a year in regular session along with occasional special sessions. In 2010, Platte River generated revenues of approximately $176 million, of which nearly $38 million resulted in sales for resale. Total electric plant amounted to nearly $620 million, with total assets of nearly $773 million. Long-term debt is $256 million. As of 2012, Standard & Poors and Fitch rated Platte River "AA"; Moody’s rating was "Aa2."
More on Platte River at http://www.prpa.org
Platte River is headquartered in Fort Collins, which is 60 miles north of Denver and sits at an elevation of nearly 5,000 feet.
For a more complete profile or to submit a resume contact:
Mycoff, Fry & Prouse, LLC.
12935 US Highway 285
Conifer, CO 80433
(800) 525 9082
Platte River Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, females and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.
—The City of Painesville, OH, a public power community located 30 miles east of Cleveland, is seeking a superintendent to manage operations of the electric division of the department of utilities. The electric system includes a 32 MW coal fired generation plant and a distribution system consisting of seven (7) 4160 circuits and eight (8) 13.2 circuits servicing over 12,000 metered customers. Painesville Municipal Electric is also connected to the transmission system through a 65 MWA substation. This position reports directly to the city manager and is an integral part of the management team. Successful applicants should have 5 years of progressively responsible experience in management and operations of electric generation and/or distribution systems with a broad background, which includes personnel management, purchased power experience, regulatory knowledge, customer service, organizational goal setting and visioning, and capital planning and implementation. Educational background in electrical engineering with management courses preferred. Seeking an energetic, positive, results and customer service-oriented individual interested in working in a progressive results and goal-oriented community. Salary negotiable based on experience. Submit resume to HR Dept., City of Painesville, 7 Richmond St., PO Box 601 Painesville, OH 44077-0601 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
. EOE. Position is open until filled.
— Richmond Power & Light, Richmond, Indiana. The board of directors of Richmond Power & Light (RP&L) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of general manager.
Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years electric utility experience, preferably within public power and at least 5 years of management experience. A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field is required. The board will consider candidates with broad electric utility management experience including such areas as electric distribution, small coal-fired generation, finance, operations, planning, member communications and board relations. The successful candidate will have excellent people and communications skills, proven leadership ability and a strong commitment to public power principles.
RP&L is a municipally owned electric utility serving approximately 21,000 customers, and has annual revenues of $84 million. RP&L owns approximately 100 MW of coal-fired generation and is a full requirements member of Indiana Municipal Power Agency. RP&L has a rich one hundred year tradition of serving its customers with low electric rates and high reliability. The general manager will report to the nine member board of directors, who are also members of the Richmond City Council.
RP&L offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary. Applications will be accepted until May 11, 2012. Please send a resume, cover letter, salary history and a minimum of three references to:
RP&L Board Chairman
2015 Reeveston Road
Richmond, IN 47374
or e-mail to: email@example.com