VP, Operations - Transmission & Distribution

Lead as VP, Operations - T&D in Denver, CO, US. Drive strategic decision-making, optimize operations, manage talent, and ensure safety. Requires Master's degree, 10+ years experience, and domestic travel.

Denver, CO, United States  UTC-07:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   USD 230k–271k   2 months ago

We are committed to building a workplace where everyone feels heard and respected, and extending our culture of care so that every individual can reach their full potential. We want you to have a sense of belonging and feel valued for your contributions and the perspectives you bring.


The VP, Operations – T&D is responsible for driving strategic decision-making and outcomes on the company’s highest priority projects and initiatives across the business. Reporting directly into the Chief Operating Officer, this role will serve as a trusted partner who will look for opportunities to optimize the current business operations while keeping perspective of the overall market and strategic objectives of the business. The VP, Operations – T&D is responsible for prioritizing efforts and resources to achieve maximum impact and can pivot from very hands-on and detail oriented, to strategic and long-term focused.


  • Manages centralized repository of processes and improves processes to minimize complexities and optimize to promote effective operations. Runs organizational planning and business rhythm processes in alignment with all other functions to develop quarterly objectives and key results (OKRs), resource and capital plans, and QBRs.
  • Gathers and analyzes data, formulates, and tests hypotheses, synthesizes findings, provides strategic insights, develops go-forward plans, and helps drive and translate recommendations into results.
  • Takes ownership in solving some of the company's most critical strategic problems, implementing new initiatives, and supporting operations teams.
  • Works closely with cross-functional stakeholders to understand problems and develop critical insights. Goes beyond the data to dig in and help operationally drive results.
  • Develops, reviews, re-defines, and implements the business strategy for business operations departments.
  • Develops and reviews budgets, staffing plans, organization, and hiring/development of employees across different positions.
  • Understands the financial media business and offers expertise and substantial experience in oversight of Operations Management.
  • Flexible regarding changing and conflicting priorities, able to easily shift gears in terms of behavior and attitude in response to ambiguity and the needs of the situation.
  • Operates Company aligned vehicle for project site visits and business trips.
  • Attends work regularly and punctually, as scheduled or expected.
  • Complies with Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct, and Company Policies & Procedures.


  • Ensures an effective Talent Management process for talent identification, talent development and coaching, performance management, and succession planning.
  • Fosters a culture where measurement, competitiveness, idea generation, flexibility, caring deeply & gratitude enable employee engagement to thrive, sharing best practices across the company.
  • Owns the management, tracking, and reporting of the company structure, performance, metrics, and processes within the Operations part of the business.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Communicates effectively, connects and inspires colleagues at all levels of the organization is essential in small and large groups and across cultures.
  • Demonstrates success developing leaders, builds strong teams, recognizes, and fosters diversity.
  • Willingness to be inclusive and embrace team principles is necessary.
  • Demonstrates ability to build strong, lasting and credible relationships with senior leaders across the global Consumer network. Demonstrates experience in decision-making in a highly complex and global environment is essential.
  • Self-motivated and flexible with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic, problem-solving environment.
  • Addresses obstacles with energy and determination and exhibits commitment to change and passion for Company’s best interests.
  • Strong leadership skills necessary to engage, influence, and always motivate colleagues at all levels and across cultures in a global organization, especially during periods of intense change.
  • Analyzes and summarizes departmental activities to evaluate efficiency and accuracy.
  • Leadership of large organizations, including periods of rapid change.
  • Proven track record in the implementation of technologies to support new programs and focus on continuous quality improvement and cost reduction.
  • Demonstrates as a systems thinker, an expert at designing and implementing systems and processes that scale.
  • Experience managing multiple operational teams with a demonstrated ability to scale the operations of those teams while simultaneously achieving high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Excellent team and people management skills, with the ability to build, coach, and manage high-performing, diverse, and missioned-aligned teams.
  • Exceptional judgment, strategic problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Understanding of practices, theories, technologies, and policies involved in operations management, business, and finance.
  • Ability to go beyond the recommendation to execution; willingness to get into the details and do what it takes to 'get it done '.
  • Strong stakeholder and project management skills to effectively influence and manage expectations with senior management and cross-functional teams.
  • Track record of being conscientious, reliable, and a self-starter.
  • Functional competencies include accountability, building strategic partnerships, business acumen, ethics & integrity, and managing vision & purpose.


  • Presents, supports, and leads-by-example with a safety and quality-oriented attitude.
  • Leads by example to show that safety is the most important function, ensuring that all employees follow safe practices while working.
  • Accountable to continually reinforce safe behaviors and correct “at risk” behaviors.
  • Adheres to and ensures all site team members understands standard operating procedures.
  • Leads and supports the site team in technical, quality and safety, utilizing system in place.


  • Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.
  • Manages one or more direct reports.
  • Participates in hiring and selection process to fill positions on the team.
  • Communicates regularly with direct reports on goals, accomplishments, and information on policies.
  • Demonstrates leadership and expertise in eyes of client group.

Employee Development

  • Provides tasks and assignments that challenge and stretch employees’ responsibilities.
  • Conducts regular discussions with employee(s) on personal development. Comfortable with empowering others.
  • Conducts timely, effective performance reviews in accordance with RES guidelines.


  • Bachelor's degree in Construction or Business-Preferred
  • Master's degree-Preferred
  • 10+ years of Operations Experience-Required
  • 10+ years of Management Experience-Required
  • Domestic Travel: 31%-50%
  • Valid Driver’s License Required

Anticipated base salary range: $230,000 - $271,000

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is bonus eligible.

RES offers benefits that are effective first day of employment. These benefits include the following:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 4x pay Basic Life and Voluntary Life
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident, Hospital, and Critical Illness
  • 401 (k) plan with 6% company match
  • 4 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Green Car Reimbursement
  • Volunteer and Charity Matching
  • Paid Parental Leave and Paid Sabbatical Leave
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Discounts and Wellness programs
  • Wellness Reimbursement

Physical requirements and environment

The work environment and physical demands characteristics are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Rarely: Climbing, crouching, kneeling, pulling/pushing/lifting between 5-15lbs., and stooping are required.

Occasionally: Carrying 5-15lbs., gripping, handling, pinching, and walking are required.

Frequently: Standing is required.

Constantly: Reading, grasping, hearing, reaching, vision, repetitive motion, and sitting is required.

Rarely exposed to extreme cold, heat, and humidity, and wet climates, in the working environment.

Occasionally exposed to noise and hazards in the work environment.

We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test as a condition of employment.

RES is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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About the role

Apr 10, 2024

Full Time


Oct 08, 2024


USD 230k–271k

Denver, CO, United States



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