General Manager – Tri-Dam Project, CA

Tri-dam Project

Client: Tri-Dam Project
(Strawberry, CA)
Position: General Manager
Closing Date: Closed

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The Tri-Dam Project (located in Tuolumne County, California) is currently searching for a General Manager to oversee the day-to-day activities of the Tri-Dam Project and Tri-Dam Power Authority. The Tri-Dam Project is a joint venture (partnership) between the Oakdale Irrigation District and the South San Joaquin Irrigation District. Together they developed, operate, and maintain the Beardsley, Donnells, and Tulloch projects including the dams, tunnels, penstocks, powerhouses, communications systems, and general offices. Tri-Dam Power Authority is a similarly governed and managed entity, but separate from Tri-Dam Project, with responsibility of the Sandbar Project. The General Manager serves as the chief executive officer of the Tri-Dam Project and the Tri-Dam Authority, implementing the policies and directions enumerated by the Boards of Directors of the Project and the Commissioners of the Authority, and the laws and regulations that govern the operation of Tri-Dam. The operation of the Project and Authority are governed by FERC licenses, other permits, laws, regulations, and contracts that are the responsibility of the General Manager to assure compliance. The General Manager is responsible for directing the actions of Tri-Dam’s 27 employees.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in engineering, public administration, economics, business, or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. Additionally, applicants will have at least 10 years of progressively responsible managerial and administrative experience, preferably in a utility environment. Specific experience dealing with contractors in the utility sector, rates, and charges, as well as power purchase agreements will be an added plus.

The salary range for the General Manager position is DOQE. Anticipated placement would be in the low to mid-200s. The Board will also include moving and relocation expenses as part of the employment offer. In addition, the Tri-Dam Project offers an attractive benefits package including CalPERS retirement.