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Seattle City (spot)Light: Colton Phelan, Civil Crew Chief

The Basics

How long have you been at City Light? Almost 10 years. I started in March 2014.

Division: Transmission & Distribution

Tell us about your role: My crew maintains and installs all of Seattle City Light’s underground infrastructure.


Hometown: Maple Valley, Wash.

Alma mater: Tahoma High School and Central Washington University

Tell us about your family/pets: I have two daughters, Cienna, 3, and Skylar, 7; a 14-year-old dog named Macky; and my daughters’ cat, Bingo.

Just for Fun

What do you like most about your role? I enjoy providing a service to our great customers.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? I would like to live in Hawaii.

What is your go-to, most listened to song? “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” by Toby Keith

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? In 10 years, I see myself working side-by-side with Assistant General Manager Mike Haynes to keep City Light great.