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AREA MANAGER II (T & D Line Operations) Repost

PNM Resources
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

PNM Resources

Job ID: 6087156
Date: 01/04/2022
Location: PNM, Albuquerque, NM
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Posting Deadline

Applications must be submitted by: February 8, 2022 This is a repost, if you applied before you need not apply again. Thank you.

Electric Utility experience

Managing T&D Line work (Transmission and Distribution)



This position provides leadership, direction and coordination of electric distribution and transmission system operations over a large geographic area. The area manager will be responsible for driving consistency in new business construction, engineering design, compliance and general operating practices that support state goals and deliver on financial performance metrics related to O&M and capital. Responsible for all activities related to new business, construction, engineering, maintenance, customer service and other administrative operations functions. The Area Manager represents the company to customers, local jurisdictional authorities, City, County, and State officials, tribal and other governmental agencies. The area manager works closely with Community Relations, Legislative and Communications for Company and area related activities. Employee and public safety, system reliability, and community engagement are key deliverables for this role. Maintaining good public relations with customers, business agencies and community leaders is essential to the position.


Directs area operations and local work activities through exempt managers and/or exempt supervisory personnel responsible for specific geographic operating areas while ensuring employee and public safety

Develops future leadership, sets clear expectations, reaffirms company values and prioritizes work; sets specific goals for employee development and succession planning

Liaisons with community leaders to build and maintains community engagement

Responsible for driving consistency and standardization related to engineering and work practice as an integral part of a larger organization

Responsible for coordination/cooperation between local area and other statewide Company personnel

Responsible for coordination/co-operation between local, area and other Company personnel

Ensures personnel are appropriately knowledgeable with PNM's Operational policies, procedures, and safety manuals and standards

Drives total employee engagement and management of corporate labor relation initiatives; maintains positive relationships with elected labor representatives

Develops and administers annual capital and operating budgets; responsible for achieving financial targets as determined by leadership

Recommends construction, replacement, or additions to existing transmission and distribution system infrastructure or area facilities as determined by engineering standards, reliability requirements, and future growth

Ensures system reliability is maintained within leadership determined parameters

Assumes active role in community economic development

Communicates, trains, develops leadership, and empowers employees and supervisors to provide safe, courteous and reliable customer service

Manages change effectively and leads process improvement projects

Manages all matters concerning franchises within the Area's service territories


Demonstrated knowledge of process improvement processes and/or tools

Strong leadership, management, and development skills

Specialized knowledge of business and personnel administration, engineering principles, and T&D line construction

Ability to coordinate the activities of a broad function

Ability to effectively communicate through the use of verbal and written communication skills

Ability to analyze, detect and solve a variety of business and operational problems



Bachelor's degree from four year college or university with seven to nine years related experience in distribution and transmission including two years of management and engineering experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

Experience as Area Manager is preferred.

Master's degree preferred.


Must possess a current, legally valid driver's license and meet the company's driving record requirements.


Actively involved in and ensures employee development, motivation and productivity are emphasized.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents

Ability to respond professionally to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations


Working knowledge of standard business tools and the ability to learn specialized applications quickly


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit up to 2/3 of the time and talk, and listen for long periods of time. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

May be exposed to moderate noise and some outdoor weather conditions.


Office environment.

Significant travel is required.

Must reside within the relevant district.

Bachelors Degree
Masters Degree

Driver's License (Required)


Salary Grade: G04
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$90,707 - $122,454 - $154,202


PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 2022-01-05 Expires: 2022-04-05

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