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  • Lompoc, California, Under general direction from the Utility Director, the  Electric Utility Manager  is responsible to plan, supervise and direct the activities of the Electric Division; to participate with other agencies in the procurement, scheduling and delivery of electrical power and energy to the City; and to perform related work as required. The class of Electric Utility Manager is responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of an electrical transmission and distribution system. This position may represent the City on various boards and commissions dealing with electrical utility issues. Plans and directs the operation and maintenance of electrical transmission and distribution services; studies and projects long and short range power requirements and analyzes rates; participates with other agencies in the procurement, scheduling and delivery of power and energy to the City; prepares and presents staff reports for City Council, boards and commissions; coordinates the work of crews engaged in the operation and maintenance of electrical transmission and distribution lines and substations; directs the maintenance of structures, buildings and all related facilities of the electrical system; directs and oversees the construction of new electrical transmission and distribution lines and installation of new services; oversees the periodic inspection of the electrical system in accordance with rules and regulations of the California GO 95, Construction Codes, National Electrical Code and the departmental operating codes; oversees the maintenance of records of operating activities of the electrical division, pole installation, replacements and relocations, transformer installations, replacements and relocations and substation recording devices; investigates electrical complaints and recommends actions for solution of problems; supervises the installation and maintenance of electric metering equipment and determines applicable rate schedules for commercial and industrial customers; assists with layout, design and materials procurement, including specification preparation on new substations, overhead and underground distribution circuitry and municipal building lighting and electrical systems; reviews applications and eligibility list of applicants for employment and selects and appoints division personnel; coordinates the training of division employees; operates City vehicles; and performs related work as required. License Required : Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver's License. Knowledge of : Design, operation and engineering problems of electrical distribution systems; electrical engineering theory and principles of electric power transmission and distribution; methods, procedures, tools and equipment used in construction, maintenance and operation of underground and overhead electric power and lighting transmission and distribution lines and related facilities; policies and regulations governing power transmission and distribution in the City; conduct studies of electrical load, supply, costs and related issues and prepare analytical reports, including short and long range recommendations; electrical construction cost analysis; GO 95 and other safety practices and regulations; recordkeeping; math applicable to Electrical Engineering; general principles of supervision and training; and appropriate safety precautions and procedures.   Ability to : Prepare budget estimates; communicate effectively orally and in writing; read blueprints, electrical schematics; charts and graphs; respond effectively to emergency situations; plan, coordinate and oversee the work of experienced electrical personnel; read, write and perform mathematical calculations at the level required for successful job performance; maintain accurate records; operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; and establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • College Station, Texas, The Department of Horticultural Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in the area of Functional Phenomics and Physiology of Horticultural Crops to start late summer or early fall 2023. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position with 60% research, 30% teaching, and 10% service and outreach responsibilities. Major Duties and Responsibilities:  The successful applicant will be responsible for developing a strong research program integrating innovative phenotyping, plant physiology, and high throughput data analytics to elucidate plant resilience mechanisms to overcome extreme climatic conditions and promote the successful production of horticultural crops sustainably under challenging environments. The applicant will work closely with genomics and genetics researchers, breeders, physiologists, production scientists, and biotechnology scientists within AgriLife Research and AgriLife Extension faculty both on and off-campus, along with other scientists in the region, nationally, and internationally to establish a highly impactful, extramurally funded research program. The successful individual will teach the graduate-level Applied Physiology of Horticultural Crops (HORT 604) course and develop additional undergraduate or graduate courses related to phenomics applications in horticulture in consultation with the department. The successful candidate will also advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scientists, and research technicians and participate in outreach and service activities related to the position. The individual will be expected to publish regularly in peer-reviewed journals appropriate to the discipline. The Department of Horticultural Sciences is a nationally ranked program with an ambitious vision for continued excellence. The Department houses 19 full-time faculty members and 13 additional faculty located at Research and Extension Centers across Texas. The Department offers two undergraduate degrees; a B.A. and B.S. in Horticulture; a certificate in Enology, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Horticulture, Plant Breeding, and the Master of Agriculture (non-thesis) in Horticulture. Areas of research emphasis in the department include ornamental and vegetable breeding and variety development; plant-microbe interactions; plant genetics and genomics; stress physiology; plant bioactive compounds and bioprocessing; greenhouse and nursery crop production; secondary plant metabolites; enology and viticulture; and economics of the floriculture and green industry sectors.  The department is located in the Horticulture/Forest Science Building (HFSB) in College Station, TX. It boasts the Benz Gallery of Floral Art, modern research and teaching laboratories, and a growth chamber complex. Greenhouses (38,000 sq. ft.) are located behind the HFSB building and at the Horticulture, Teaching, Research, and Extension Center facility (HortTREC) near Snook, TX. Departmental faculty enjoy productive relationships in and with Texas A&M AgriLife Research; the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service; the Norman Borlaug Institute of International Agriculture; the Multi-Crop Transformation facility; Texas AgriLife Genomics and Bioinformatics Services; and the Texas A&M Supercomputing facility. https://hortsciences.tamu.edu/ Distribution of Effort:  60% research, 30% teaching, 10% outreach and service Qualifications Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in horticulture, plant or crop science, plant biology, agriculture, biosystems engineering, or related discipline, and strong knowledge and experience in whole plant physiology and functional phenomics are required. Experience working with plants, handling large datasets, and writing grants is desired. Additional qualifications include excellent oral and written communication skills, a good track record of publishing in peer-review journals, and teaching experience. Salary will be commensurable with qualifications and experience. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our  mission  and living our  core values . Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. Application Instructions Applications will only be accepted online at  http://apply.interfolio.com/116736 . Applicants must upload a cover letter, transcripts, curriculum vitae including a list of three references and their contact information within the CV; and vision statements of research, teaching, and service (including contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion). To be given full consideration, please submit applications by December 31, 2022. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2023.  For further information email Dr. Isabel Vales at  isabel.vales@ag.tamu.edu
  • Washington, D.C., Delon Hampton & Associates, Chartered a minority-owned, professional consulting engineering services firm headquartered in Washington, DC, currently has excellent opportunities for talented and energetic, Construction Engineers - Electrical. Responsibilities: Provide electrical engineering support to engineering and field personnel during construction, equipment inspection, and replacement; Coordinate and develop electrical-related scopes of work, work packages, and construction schedules; Participate in surveys and field data collection, and maintain data organized in file structures and spreadsheets; Prepare technical documents for the client's project record documents, including as-built plans, drawings, and schematics; Perform site visits, and participate in progress meetings to monitor project progress, quality control, testing, and acceptance of the equipment and systems; and Monitor implementation of construction activities, per program schedule, scope and budget.   Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field is preferred; A minimum of ten (10) years of construction or related electrical-engineering experience, with at least two (2) of the ten (10) years in the transit industry; Familiarity with the clients design criteria and standards is preferred; Proficiency in Microsoft Office (all applications); Physical ability to access any of the locations and perform a hands-on inspection, if required; Must be able to complete RWP certification class; Must have previous field experience; and OSHA 10-hour (Construction) certification. New employees  MUST  be fully vaccinated prior to their start date. Fully vaccinated means two weeks have passed since the final dose of a primary vaccine series. Delon Hampton & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer for  VEVRAA   protected veterans and all other protected classes. DHA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Click  here  for EEO law  and policy.
  • Phoenix, Arizona, Matrix Environmental Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Matrix Design Group. This is a junior level position that will primarily work independently in the field and on occasion as part of a field team to collect environmental samples and perform operation, maintenance, and monitoring on remediation systems. Additional responsibilities will include scheduling and coordinating subcontractors, procurement of equipment and supplies necessary for field activities and clear and concise documentation of executed field activities. Duties may also include preparing reports and supporting the project team in data tabulation and assessment.   This position requires attention to detail, time management, multi-tasking capability, and a strong work ethic. Responsibilities will include a combination of field and office-related tasks and may include occasional travel. Most projects will be within the Phoenix and Tucson areas; however, projects will occur throughout Arizona and travel outside of Arizona may occur. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills as well as the ability to interact with clients and regulatory personnel when present on site without issue. Collect soil, groundwater, and air/vapor samples via various sampling methods Perform operations, maintenance and monitoring of remediation systems including soil vapor extraction systems and injection systems Mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot remedial systems Use and proper care of field instrumentation to collect and report field monitoring data including groundwater parameters and soil gas concentrations. Clearly and concisely document field activities in daily field reports, logs, and activity specific forms. Complete Chain-of-Custody documentation and transport samples to analytical laboratories. Provide field oversight to subcontractors Ability to work independently, but also collaboratively Interpersonal skills to work with a large variety of clientele and contractors Proficient skills in the use of Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook Experience working on and around construction sites Follow and ensure others follow safety rules, guidelines, and standards for all projects Assist in tabulating data and preparing technical reports, letters, and memoranda, as requested by the project team. Experience with Groundwater, soil and soil/air sampling techniques for a variety of constituents. Experience collecting field data using field meters. Excellent communicator Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently. Initiative and ability to solve problems. Highly organized and detail oriented. Ability to work in both the office and field environments and in various climates. 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER, Asbestos, and First Aid certifications strongly preferred. Experience identifying and/or remediating asbestos preferred, but not required. Certified Asbestos Building Inspector credential – preferred, but not required. Ability to travel to project sites within AZ and other states as needed. Working experience conducting Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments; preferred but not required Basic writing skills required, and strong writing skills preferred but not required. Salary will be dependent of experience and education
  • New York, New York, Director, General Consulting-Sustainability & Climate Change, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, New York, NY. Help organizations create sustainable change by stimulating innovation, unlocking data possibilities, navigating risk and regulatory complexity, optimizing deals, and aligning costs with business strategy to create a competitive advantage. Supporting engagements analyzing sustainable finance opportunities and commitments across the full range of financial service product types. Providing Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) consulting services to banking and capital markets, insurance, and asset management companies. Seek and maintain client relationships. Coach and supervise teams. Demonstrate in-depth expertise in international development policies. Identify opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.   40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Salary: $283,000-$283,000/yr   MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:   Must have a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Resource Management, Environmental Science, or a related field, plus 7 years of related work experience, of which at least 5 years must be post-bachelor's, progressive related work experience.   In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Resource Management, Environmental Science, or a related field, plus 5 years of related work experience.   Must have at least one year of experience with each of the following:   - Analyzing strategic, operational, risk, and financial implications of sustainability and net-zero trends and translating them into commercial impact and strategy; - Conducting and managing market research and quantitative and qualitative analyses, including the timely synthesis of complex data into meaningful insights; - Advising on the implementation of sector-specific issues such as net zero strategy, climate risk, and sustainable finance; and - Overseeing and performing data analysis and visualization, working with large datasets in Excel, Python and/or Tableau.   80% telecommuting permitted. Must be able to commute to the designated local office.   Travel up to 80% is required.   Please apply by email at US_PwC_Career_Recruitment@pwc.com, referencing Job Code NY3538.

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