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  • Columbia, Maryland, Mead & Hunt, a nationally recognized professional services consulting firm, has a position open for an entry-level transportation engineer to work with our transportation team. Transportation planning is an exciting field which offers a unique opportunity to develop, test, and refine innovative solutions to transportation problems from a project's inception, through to advanced design stages. Responsibilities include assistance with: planning, analysis, and design for multiple transportation facilities including roadways, bridges, sidewalks, trails, traffic control devices, airports, and transit facilities performing traffic analysis, using HCS, Synchro, VISSIM, SIDRA and other tools. performing travel demand modeling using software such as CUBE, VISUM, TRANSCAD for developing project-level traffic forecasts and conducting alternatives analyses application of statewide and urban area multi-modal travel demand models for state DOTs and MPOs. Tasks might also include assistance in estimation/calibration/validation of these demand models. performing feasibility and alternatives analysis for intersection and roadway designs including developing conceptual and preliminary geometric designs conducting studies and design for bicycle lanes and trail networks conducting studies and design for bus and rail transit improvements, transit priority and access to transit/bus stop improvements conducting traffic studies such as traffic impact studies, traffic signal warrants, parking studies, traffic safety studies and traffic calming performing field inventories and measurements of roadway/traffic conditions preparation of technical reports and presentations representing company at technical meetings and public meetings Some travel will be required. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in civil engineering from an accredited university or the ability to obtain within six months of hire. The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following: traffic engineering or planning coursework freeway and intersection capacity analysis principles simulation tools strong analytical and quantitative skills data collection roadway design technical writing If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com /careers OR submit your cover letter and resume (and the pdf application if possible) to the address below. The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, February 4, 2022 .  Interviews are awarded on our review of your ability to meet the qualifications in the paragraphs describing the “successful” candidate and “ideal” candidate, so be sure to explain where indicated in the online application (or in your COVER LETTER, not just in your resume, if you are applying by mail) how you meet each qualification listed in the paragraphs above. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position. MEAD & HUNT, Inc. Attn: Req. #2022-4338 2440 Deming Way Middleton, WI 53562 www.meadhunt.com All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
  • Bellevue, Washington, Job Summary The City of Bellevue Transportation Department is seeking a Senior Transportation Planner who is self-motivated and team-oriented to join our team of progressive professionals in the Long Range Planning (LRP) Division.  LRP works with the Transportation Commission, the City Council, a broad cross-section of disciplines within the City of Bellevue staff organization, other boards and commissions, and community stakeholders to establish a vision for the city’s multi-modal transportation system, develop and implement policy, and engage the public to create blueprints on how best to maintain, sustain and improve the city’s multi-modal transportation system.  The Senior Transportation Planner will manage a variety of transportation projects and plans to keep Bellevue moving forward into the future. These projects and plans may be citywide in scale or focused on specific transportation corridors, neighborhoods, or light rail station areas. Representative responsibilities include overseeing road safety assessments to identify spot and corridor improvements, leading the planning, programming, and prioritization of the City’s bicycling program, managing consultant design contracts resulting in “rapid-build” bicycle installations, collaborating with partner agencies to implement transit speed and reliability projects in support of Bellevue’s growth and development, partnering with lead departments and supporting the Transportation Commission to prepare transportation policy recommendations, and leading projects around data, analytics, and emerging mobility. Our Transportation Department mission is to provide a safe and efficient transportation system that supports livable neighborhoods and a vital economy in partnership with the community.  We take pride in being a dynamic, multicultural, future-focused, high-performance city and department. We invest in our employees and encourage and reward employee growth and development. Our culture values and encourages effective communication, shared leadership and responsibility, innovation, and integrity.    Essential Duties and Responsibilities The Senior Transportation Planner will develop and lead projects and programs that enhance transportation safety, sustainability, and equity outcomes in the City of Bellevue. Examples of primary responsibilities include: Project Management  – Serve as project manager or task lead for transportation corridor plans, transit speed and reliability plans, safety studies, technology development partnerships, and pedestrian and bicycle improvement projects. Develop and track project budgets, scopes, schedules, and performance targets; procure consultant services; manage project teams of staff and consultant; work with agency partners; and develop and implement community engagement strategies.  Community Engagement  – Develop and implement public engagement plans for stakeholder involvement through the concept development phase of transportation projects, including creating presentation materials for open houses and public forums and creating on-line questionnaires. Support Council-appointed advisory committees to seek community input. Present projects to the public, Transportation Commission and City Council. Planning, Research, and Communications –  Analyze City policies, plans, practices, and projects accounting for developments in the field and applicable legislation by other levels of government; prepare reports of findings; and support implementation of proposed solutions that improve mobility options while balancing competing needs. Research transportation funding opportunities and participate in the development of grant proposals.  Governmental Relations  – Build effective relationships on behalf of the department with external agencies, community groups, property owners, and business organizations to implement Bellevue’s transit, pedestrian, and bicycle services and facilities. Prepare and deliver briefings and presentations to senior management, the Transportation Commission, and City Council. One-City Coordination  – Foster teamwork and contribute to a positive workplace culture by promoting cooperation and collaboration with interdivisional and interdepartmental staff teams. Ensure that the intended outcomes of multi-modal projects derived from Bellevue’s Mobility Implementation Plan, Transit Master Plan, Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Plan, Pedestrian and Bicycle Implementation Initiative, Bicycle Rapid Implementation Program, and Vision Zero Strategic Plan are carefully considered as they advance from concept to design and implementation. Monitor project progression, facilitate trade-off conversations, and document decisions and milestones to ensure transparency, accountability, and consistency with Bellevue’s transportation vision.   Supervision Received and Exercised The Senior Transportation Planner will work under the general supervision of the Mobility Planning Manager.  No formal supervisory responsibilities but may act as project lead that includes other staff. Qualifications Education and Experience Requirements: Minimum: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in transportation planning, transportation engineering, land-use planning, urban planning, public administration, or a closely related field. Preferred: Graduate (masters) degree in transportation planning or related field. Five or more years of experience that provides the applicant with a comprehensive knowledge of planning principles, practices, and techniques as they relate to transportation.  Included in the five years’ experience must be two years of project management experience:tracking budgets, scopes, schedules, and performance measures; procuring consultant services; managing staff and consultant teams; working with agency partners; managing risks and developing and implementing community engagement strategies. Demonstrated combination of education, experience,and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.   Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of:  Transportation (especially, transit and active transportation) planning principles, practices, and methods as applicable to a municipal setting.  Transportation plans including their preparation, process of adoption, and monitoring. Research methods and the ability to compile and analyze new data. National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and Vision Zero, Safe Systems, and Complete Streets concepts and approaches to designing urban streets. Bellevue’s Transit Master Plan, Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Plan, Mobility Implementation Plan, and Vision Zero Strategic Plan and familiarity with relevant MUTCD, AASHTO, and FHWA guidelines. Public involvement techniques and public process for adopting plans and regulations and implementing projects. Contract, grant, and program budget management. Geographic Information System software to derive geospatial insights that support decision-making. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign to create graphics and reports. Microsoft Office software to prepare documents, presentations, and spreadsheets.   Ability to:  Think conceptually, research complex issues, observe and evaluate trends, and analyze and extrapolate logical conclusions from large data sets. Prepare and deliver presentations to boards, commissions, civic groups, citizen advisory committees, and the public. Write clear and concise reports and plans based on analysis of data and citizen and agency input. Communicate technical information in a non-technical manner with individuals and groups on complex planning policies or regulations. Use sound judgment under stressful situations and handle sensitive issues with diplomacy and poise.  Establish and maintain effective working relations with city staff and staff of other agencies, elected and appointed officials, and the community.  Lead, facilitate, or participate in technical working groups with other City divisions, agencies, community and interest groups, industry members, higher education institutions, and other levels of government to ensure appropriate involvement and feedback at all stages of project development and implementation. Manage time on multiple projects, priorities, competing deadlines with attention to detail in a dynamic work environment.  Identify and address risks to project scope, schedule, or budget and deliver projects on time and on budget.  Advance transportation projects from concept to implementation.
  • Boulder, Colorado, DESCRIPTION: The City of Boulder requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  The City of Boulder is a great place to live, work, grow and play.  With over 300 miles of dedicated bikeways and more than 150 miles of hiking trails, Boulder values active lifestyles and access to nature. Forty-five thousand acres of land provide open space for parks and a green belt around the city. With world class restaurants and art and music venues, The City of Boulder values diverse culture.   Respect is one of our five City Values  (including Customer Service, Collaboration, Integrity and Innovation) and we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and support our differences across all spectrums, including but not limited to ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexuality. Through our focus on  Racial Equity , our  employee benefits , and the many programs resources we offer our staff, we continually strive to weave respect for one another into the fabric of our organization.  Add your voice and talents to the City of Boulder and help us grow in service excellence for an inspired future.  OVERVIEW OF ROLE  This position serves as a Transportation Operations Engineer primarily responsible for traffic signs and markings, work zone traffic control, and special event review. Under general direction, directs, manages, and supervises the planning, design, implementation, operation, maintenance, and monitoring of safe and efficient multimodal transportation systems, services, projects, and programs, with a particular emphasis on those related to traffic signs and markings. Coordinates, directs and collaborates with teams of consultants, contractors, engineers, transportation planners, and traffic technicians to achieve the goals and objectives of the city's Transportation Master Plan. Creates and fosters partnerships among other transportation-related agencies and community groups both within the city and at a regional level. Acts as a senior staff liaison to the city’s Transportation Advisory Board and City Council. Performs related duties as needed.   ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Directs, manages, and supervises critical day-to-day support for the Transportation Operations Division, which includes field observations, data gathering, data analyses, engineering recommendations, and implementation/execution of changes when appropriate:  Manages the reception, investigation, and timely response to transportation operations related concerns and inquiries from city staff, policy makers, and the public.  Oversees and manages the review and inspection of all temporary work zone traffic control and special events traffic control, in close collaboration with the Traffic Signs & Markings Maintenance Lead Technician.   Attends public meetings and neighborhood meetings to provide information and respond to related transportation questions.  Provides engineering and technical support to the conceptual and engineering design of Capital Improvement Program projects/programs and Transportation Planning projects/programs. Assists in the coordination of such improvements with known development or redevelopment plans. Attends project meetings with design teams to answer technical questions and provide technical justification for engineering decisions.  Provides technical assistance to the City’s development review process as it relates to planned projects and programs in the vicinity of new developments.  Contributes to Divisional and Departmental work planning and grant writing efforts, including the management of lists of potential future project locations and project prioritization criteria.   Contributes to the periodic update of the Transportation Master Plan, and development of transportation components of city plans (such as sub-area plans, transit area and network plans).  Initiates purchase orders and contracts for services and goods with consultants and vendors and manages and monitors transportation budgets and approves expenditures.   Directs, manages, and supervises the personnel and overall operations of the city’s Signs/Markings Shop:  Proactively implements the city’s performance management process to achieve a supportive culture where teamwork, employee development, coaching, mentoring, and candid feedback are prioritized.   Provides guidance and direction on work plans, allocation of staff resources and identification of priorities.  Coordinates and communicates with other engineers in Transportation Operations regarding the time allocation and performance of supervised staff.   Ensures efficient processes and procedures are in place for work plan implementation.  Conducts regular meetings with staff to monitor, review, and assess goals. Involves staff in decision-making processes and seeks staff’s ideas and input. Synthesizes input and formulates or adjusts approaches accordingly.   Among other measures, evaluates employee performance based on effective program development, meeting deadlines, managing budgets, responsiveness to the public, and effectively working in a team environment.   Supervises the placement and maintenance of all transportation related signs, pavement markings, and other pertinent traffic control devices.   Reviews and approves signs and pavement marking plans for capital improvement projects or development related projects.   Oversees maintenance contracts with the Colorado Department of Transportation.   Develops and implements signing and pavement marking standards and best practices, including maintenance programs.  Ensures that all signs/markings work efforts are documented in the city’s asset management software program(s) and reviews and advises as to information that should be tracked on asset management records and dashboards.   Directs and manages safety improvements to existing transportation systems:  Maintains Transportation & Mobility’s crash database and analytics software program(s).  Reviews crash data, identifies safety issues, and develops and implements safety improvements while coordinating with appropriate city staff.  Conducts before/after studies to determine effectiveness and value of implemented improvements.   Provides safety metrics and plays a key role in the city’s Vision Zero Program.   Directs, manages, and supervises complex and challenging transportation project/program planning, design, implementation, operation, monitoring, and evaluation to achieve transportation goals and objectives outlined in the Transportation Master Plan:  Establishes the scope, schedule, and budget for a variety of multimodal transportation planning, design, and implementation efforts.   Manages the design and development of specific system components, services, programs which best manage transportation, based on the Transportation Master Plan policy framework.   Serves as a senior staff liaison to the Transportation Advisory Board, City Council, community groups, governmental agencies, and other pertinent organizations:  Coordinates and prepares for Transportation Advisory Board and City Council meetings and study sessions, including recommending agenda items, writing, and assembling documents, reviewing materials, website updates, and formulating staff recommendations and key questions for feedback.   Creates and fosters partnerships among other transportation-related agencies and community groups. Plans and facilitates community discussions about complex transportation planning and project issues. Builds consensus regarding optimal solutions and implements coordinated and mutually beneficial transportation projects and programs.  Provides engineering and technical assistance to City departments, advisory groups, boards, committees, and the public.  Continues professional growth regarding innovative approaches to transportation engineering and programming methods, design approaches, and maintains awareness of local and regional transportation issues and plans that may impact projects/programs or require input or design direction from City staff. Maintains awareness of and demonstrates sensitivity to community issues impacting the transportation planning process and deliverables.  Represents the city in legal matters regarding transportation issues, including responding to claims against the city, compiling records, giving depositions, and provides courtroom testimony as the city’s expert witness in trials.   8. Other:  Takes proper safety precautions to prevent workplace accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required personal protective equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Reports all accidents and damage to city property.   Knows and complies with all city and department policies; participates in professional trainings and development; and adheres to attendance and workplace attire policies.   Performs related duties as needed to meet the needs to the city.  Generally, duties and responsibilities are listed from most to least critical.  The city of Boulder is committed to hiring employees who provide excellent customer service.  Our employees communicate courteously and responsively with the public, volunteers, and co-workers, are sensitive to diversity issues, provide effective and efficient service to the public and co-workers and act with a high level of integrity, and take responsibility for their words and actions.  All city supervisors are responsible for appropriately incorporating the principles of community sustainability into work on a routine basis; understanding and enforcing relevant collective bargaining agreements and management policies; hiring and firing supervised employees or making related recommendations; ensuring employees are trained initially and on an ongoing basis, as needed; providing appropriate and candid feedback to employees by monitoring day-to-day performance; completing performance evaluations on time; correcting problems in employee work habits or performance in a timely manner; prioritizing and scheduling work functions and vacations; ensuring adherence to established safety standards; ensuring the timely completion and submission of all paperwork required by the city to process employee transactions, insurance or injury claims, etc.; maintaining related records; and ensuring the accuracy of reported time use.  ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE  TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Civil Engineering Senior Manager (Principal Traffic Engineer) – Transportation Operations Division  TITLE(S) OF POSITION(S) OVER WHICH THIS POSITION HAS DIRECT SUPERVISION: Will supervise Traffic Signs and Markings Maintenance Supervisor and may supervise Transportation Maintenance Technician(s) while contributing to large, complex, and challenging projects and programs.    DESCRIPTION: MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS  Current, valid licensure as a Professional Engineer from the Colorado State Board of Licensure for Architects, Professional Engineers, and Professional Land Surveyors. If meeting qualifications with an out-of-state PE license, it would be a condition of employment to obtain your Colorado PE license within six months of hire. Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited engineering university plus a minimum of four (4) years of experience in transportation engineering planning, design, and operations or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge of and experience with current engineering principles, practices, procedures, and materials as they apply to municipal transportation planning, design, operations, and maintenance. Ability to manage concurrent and overlapping projects/programs, including meeting milestones and deadlines for multiple and varied project/program phases over time. Uses strategic critical thinking in the approach to problem solving, issue resolution and solution development. Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to prepare clear and concise written correspondence, reports, recommendations, and presentations. Ability to effectively multi-task and manage multiple complex projects/programs and priorities at the same time. Excellent math and analytical skills, including the ability to develop cost estimates, track and manage budgets and payments in a timely manner. Valid driver’s license. Have and maintain acceptable motor vehicle record.   PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS  Certification as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer. Master’s Degree in Planning, Engineering, or related field. Six (6) or more years of experience with a municipality, government agency or consulting firm, with focused expertise in traffic engineering. Experience supervising staff. Experience working with local, state or federal government agencies. Related and demonstrated professional experience working with an active and highly engaged university community. Supervisory experience and experience in managing contractors/consultants. Demonstrated creativity within an environment that has fiscal and other constraints.     WORKING CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS  Physical and Mental Effort: Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities that permits the employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person. Sufficient vision or other powers of observation that permits the employee to review, evaluate and prepare a variety of written documents and materials. Sufficient manual dexterity that permits the employee to operate computer equipment and other office equipment. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to work in a combination of an office setting and an outdoor setting, and to operate field equipment. Work may include extended periods of time viewing a computer video monitor and/or operating a keyboard. Upper body strength to lift and carry equipment as needed. Ability to occasionally lift or exert up to 50 pounds. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines, public contact, changing priorities and conditions, or issues and challenges that may arise on projects/programs.  
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University is seeking qualified candidates for the open position of Distinguished Service Professor of Applied Data Science. We invite academics or professionals with experience applying modern data analytics techniques to real-world problems. This full-time position is a unique opportunity to join one of the most respected research universities in the world. The Heinz College offers a collegial and intellectually stimulating environment at the intersection of people, policy, and technology. We are looking for individual(s) committed to instilling analytical and evidence-based practices to our students at Heinz College and across Carnegie Mellon University. We prepare students in understanding and leveraging the societal consequences of technological change. We train our students to collect and analyze data in pursuit of positive transformation. We teach a set of data governance and analytical skills with a focus on the effectiveness, equity, and integrity in the decision process and its ramifications. Armed with this unique set of skills, Heinz College graduates are in great demand across all sectors of the economy. Heinz College adheres to four basic principles of being grounded in real-world problem solving; staying ahead of the curve in innovation; nurturing diversity; and developing compassionate leaders. The College, since its founding in 1968 as the School of Urban and Public Affairs, has had a long history of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, made ever more relevant in today’s world of technology-driven social change. The Position The role of Distinguished Service Professor of Applied Data Science is essential in preparing our students to lead through intelligent decision making and action. This position will be responsible for developing and delivering classes and experiential learning opportunities in data science for CMU master’s students as well as select undergraduate students. In addition to teaching, we expect the candidate to play an active role in advising students, supporting curricular advancement, and directing projects, clubs, and competitions. Specifically, we are looking for candidates with a strong background in the application of analytics. Someone with an understanding of current data science techniques and tools, rooted in ethical data science practices. We are especially interested in candidates who share a passion for data-informed management for social good and an understanding of risks, trade-offs, and implications. In addition, we are seeking a candidate who reaffirms our values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and who exemplifies that in their teaching, research, and interactions with colleagues, students, and staff. The desired set of skills include: Ability to develop and deliver relevant coursework in multiple aspects of the data analytics domain Ability to identify, stage, and oversee analytics projects with significant student and partner interaction Culturally responsive interpersonal and communication skills Strong project management and client management skills Experience working with large datasets and complex problems in high impact organizations Domain expertise in one or more of the programmatic areas of Heinz College (Technology, Security, Policy, Healthcare, Arts & Entertainment) preferred Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion Background in teaching or working in/with academia highly preferred The Distinguished Service Professor at Carnegie Mellon is a career-oriented, non-tenure, faculty track with renewable fixed terms reviewed every three years. There is an expectation that this person will serve on committees alongside other faculty at the College and University levels. This position is ideal for candidates who love to teach and mentor students. This position has a fall 2022 anticipated start date. We welcome applications with a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related field as well as from individuals who have built their experience in industry or professional careers. “ABD” candidates nearing completion of their degrees may be considered.  Willingness to work collaboratively with staff & faculty and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds is essential. Application Instructions A complete application packet will include the following: cover letter; Curriculum Vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; a diversity statement; contact information for three or more references; and any additional supporting documentation which may include evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or representative of scholarly work. To apply, please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/100162   Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
  • Longmont, Colorado, Under direction of the Director of Energy Strategies and Solutions, the Energy Portfolio Development Manager is a bold, progressive innovator responsible for the consolidation of virtual and real energy production and curtailment at the local electric distribution level into a singular dispatchable renewable energy portfolio. The Deployment Manager manages the overall electric energy portfolio and will analyze the resource mix to identify and pursue elements of the portfolio that requires additional resources, alternative energy types, control systems, and other physical and electronic tools necessary for the dynamic, safe, and reliable operation of approximately 10% of Longmont’s overall energy consumption to enable and support the transition to 100% renewable energy by year 2030. Position works closely with internal teams in Strategies and Solutions, Engineering, Operations, and Consolidated Services, as well as external teams at Platte River Power Authority (PRPA) and the 3 other Owner Communities to meet these objectives. The Manager is the subject matter expert that links the portfolio resources to the control tools, data, algorithms, consumer tools, equipment, and other programs necessary to operate per LPC requirements, and to synchronize with other renewable energy resources from PRPA. Individual will directly, and through the Strategies and Solutions Team, perform a variety of professional, technical, administrative duties to create and assemble the portfolio including: prepare RFP/RFQ, negotiation and contracting; new energy resources; further DER development; leverage vendor, contractors, consultants for support; coordinate grants and financial tools; and development of IoT, coding, and other control system tools. Design, integrate, and manage LPC’s electric renewable energy portfolio capable of the dynamic, safe, and reliable operation of approximately 10% of Longmont’s overall energy consumption. Consolidation of virtual and real energy production and curtailment into a singular dispatchable renewable energy portfolio fostering innovation, emerging technology and techniques. Leverage energy systems that exist on both sides of the meter which may be owned by utility, customer, and through partnership. Analyze the resource mix to identify and pursue elements of the portfolio that requires additional resources, alternative energy types, control systems, and other physical and electronic tools. Initiate the development of the IT, IoT, logic functions, algorithms, and other tools necessary to monitor, control, and dispatch portfolio resources. Assemble and lead the support team of technical experts necessary to fulfill this duty. Coordinate with Electric Engineering system modeling for flow, dynamics, and contingencies related to portfolio capacity and deployment. Coordinate work effort with LPC Strategies and Solutions’ staff projects who may create individual components, systems, policies and tools that populate the portfolio. Manage overall portfolio renewable energy resources to optimize benefits to LPC system performance, reliability, safety, and energy delivery capacity. Coordinate portfolio resource deployment with PRPA and the Owner Communities to maximize benefit and ability to synchronize with broader PRPA and market renewable energy production. Prepare RFP/RFQ, negotiation and contracting for new renewable energy resources as maybe necessary to supplement the LPC portfolio. Coordinate closely with Consolidated Services (CS) teams analytical and cost benefit/effectiveness studies to ensure rates, price signals, rebates, and other financial tool are integrated and supportive of management of portfolio. Make recommendations to CS based on portfolio performance and capacity to achieve 10% operational goal. Position works closely and coordinates with internal teams in Strategies and Solutions, Engineering, Operations, and Consolidated Services, as well as external teams at PRPA and the 3 Owner Communities to meet these objectives. Conduct active research regarding best practices and grid transformation principles. Write management policies and plans to support implementation of portfolio to meet defined environmental, financial, reliability, safety and equity criteria. Initiate and coordinate with internal communication and marketing staff related to public outreach, education, promotional material that garners customer support and participation in portfolio programs. Respond to citizen, employee, and City Council inquiries, complaints and requests in regards to portfolio program. Manage consulting contracts and contractors with environmental and engineering firms. Provide reports and recommendations to management and Council on renewable energy, battery storage and resource management. Establish and monitor metrics that track the capacity and effectiveness of the portfolio related to its ability to achieve the 10% dispatchable goal. Make program adjustments to meet dispatchable goal in advance of the 2030 overarching goal of Longmont as a 100% Renewable electric energy community. Work is performed in typical office environment. Requires light (up to 15 lbs.) lifting and carrying, frequent reading, use of math, and reasoning. Requires ability to communicate in oral and written form both one-to-one and before groups. Occasional travel to attend meetings, conduct and attend training/presentations. Requires frequent customer contact, multiple concurrent tasks, maintaining confidentiality of customer account information, and working closely with others. A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in engineering, information technology, mathematics, business, environmental science, or related field from an accredited college or university; A minimum of five years related experience; Prefer a minimum of two years working in a related electric utility sector with virtual and physical renewable energy resources. Special Qualifications: Possession of a valid Colorado Driver’s License. Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Defined Benefit Pension Plan, 401(a) Money Purchase Plan, Life & Survivor, Term Life & AD&D, Long Term Disability, Bereavement, Jury & Witness Duty, FMLA, Military Leave, Sick, Vacation, Holiday pay, EAP, Tuition Assistance. Other benefits: Optional, employee elected, voluntary benefits are available.

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