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Power Planning Supervisor

Eugene Water & Electric Board Eugene, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


The Eugene Water & Electric Board seeks a skilled Power Planning Supervisor to direct, plan, and organize all activities related to analytical capacities and tools to assist the utility in making informed and financially robust decisions regarding the utility's resource portfolio. This position assures that EWEB has solid grounding in current and emerging wholesale market issues and policies that affect EWEB's resource choices and customer-facing decisions and that this information is usefully and timely available to decision makers. The Portfolio Planning Supervisor has responsibility for EWEB's contracts and relationship with the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), including responsibility for complying with BPA contractual requirements and reviewing/ influencing BPA strategic direction in regional policy discussions. The Power Planning Supervisor will also:

  • Direct efforts of highly skilled professional staff and provide clear work unit goals, performance standards, work procedures, safe work practices, and for ensuring internal as well as external regulatory compliance. This position reports to the Chief Energy Officer and participates as a member of the Risk Management Committee.
  • Assure that professional staff perform all analytical tasks associated with the utility's integrated resource planning process in coordination EWEB stakeholders. This includes developing and maintaining planning and forecasting models, acquiring and/or selling long-term supply-side resources, optimizing the long-term power supply portfolio, influencing regional policy and regulatory matters to protect or enhance customer value in EWEB's portfolio, leading large retail and wholesale contract negotiations, and contract administration.
  • Serve as Power Contracts Portfolio Administrator for PPAs, including development and implementation of power contracts and associated compliance systems. Responsible for overseeing development and accuracy of statistical forecasting models, including but not limited to: customer demand, market price, hydro generation supply, and retail revenue forecasting. Responsible for EWEB's power portfolio hedging strategy and execution. Manage the development, budgeting, staffing and delivery of internal and external information reporting.
  • Act as lead interface for EWEB in all state, regional, and national energy policy-related forums where EWEB has an interest in energy policy decisions, and coordinates internally as necessary to assure organizational knowledge and involvement in policy outcomes.

The successful candidate will have a strong supervisory background in integrated resource planning, regional and regulatory representation, and contract development & management with solid knowledge of the Pacific Northwest, CA, and WECC generation and transmission systems and regional market dynamics.

Salary: $104,707.20 - $139,609.60 Annually

Minimum Experience: Eight years of progressively responsible work experience in the following: resource planning, risk management, statistics, strategic planning, regional policy, rate design, contract management & negotiations, DSM program evaluation, budgeting and reporting, project management, load forecasting or load research. Experience must also include four years of direct supervision in a multi-functional work environment OR an equivalent combination of professional, senior, lead, or project management experience may satisfy the supervisor requirement.

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a directly related technical field or an equivalent combination of education plus additional job related experience may be qualifying.

Valid driver license: Yes
Professional license or registration: No
Post-offer background check required: Yes
Post-offer drug test required: No
Post-offer physical / functional test required: No
Physical activities (with or without accommodation): Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

EWEB takes pride in our commitment to diversity and inclusion among our employees. We embrace and value differences of culture, education, experience, physical ability and unique perspectives in our workplace. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Attracting, retaining and advancing talent from all sources strengthens our bond with the multifaceted community we serve.

EWEB fosters an environment promoting good health for both employees and the public. We want to enhance the quality of air, appearance, and employee health in and around EWEB facilities and equipment. Employees, contractors, volunteers, and visitors may not use, distribute, or sell tobacco products in or on any EWEB campus, vehicle, equipment, or worksite. Employees, contractors, volunteers, and visitors may not inhale, exhale, burn, or carry any lighted smoking material or vapor in or on any EWEB campus, vehicle, equipment, or worksite. Smoking material may or may not include tobacco.

Eugene Water & Electric Board

Why Work Here?

EWEB offers employees a progressive work culture devoted to providing excellent public service.

The Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB), one of the oldest publicly owned utilities in the Northwest, was founded in 1911. Today, EWEB is Oregon's largest customer-owned utility serving approximately 200,000 people in the greater Eugene and McKenzie Valley areas. Each year, EWEB is responsible for delivering 7.5 billion gallons of drinking water and 4.5 million megawatt-hours of electricity. EWEB serves a city that is known for its dedication to action and self-sufficiency. Our vision is to be a local utility that inspires our customer-owners to invest in and rely on us.


Eugene, OR