Find Posts By Topic

Seattle City (spot)Light: Percy Schlimm, Senior Electric Service Representative

The Basics

How long have you been at City Light? I started working for the City of Seattle in May 2003 and moved to Seattle City Light in January 2007.

Division: Customer Engineering

Tell us about your role: As an electric service representative, I coordinate projects between the utility and the customer, enforcing Seattle City Light standards while advocating for the customer. As part of the Customer Engineering team, I provide support for customers by explaining technical terminology in a way that’s easy to understand.


Hometown: St. Marys, Pennsylvania

Alma mater: Gannon University

Discipline/Trade of study: Business Management

Tell us about your family/pets: I have been married for four years to my loving husband, Eric Jennings, and we’ve been together since 2016. We live in Tukwila. Along with my mother, I have four sisters, three still living.

Just for fun

What’s the best concert or live performance you’ve ever attended? The best live performance was Barbra Streisand at the Coliseum in San Jose, California in 2006. This was the first and only live concert I’ve attended and cemented my adoration for her.

What TV show are you currently binge-watching? My favorite TV show is “Abbott Elementary.”

What’s your favorite season, and why? Christmas is my favorite season. I am a total Christmas-aholic. The house we purchased in Tukwila had to accommodate my artificial 18-foot tree. I do Christmas really big as it drives so much of my life all year long.

Finish this sentence: “It’s never too late to…” find the love of your life.