Posts categorized under Isobel Powell, Author at Powerlines

Seattle City (spot)Light: Kurt Pullman, System Operations Director

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Six months Division: System Operations Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  As the director of system operations, I am responsible for providing leadership to our System Operations Center, which includes the group of professionals and support staff who… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Brett Ronneberg, Electrical Power Systems Engineer

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Coming up on nine years. I joined City Light in August 2013 after graduating college. Division: Engineering & Technology Operations Tell us about your role. What does your job entail? I’m an electrical power systems engineer in the Generation Electrical Engineering group. I… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Jenny Levesque, External Communications Manager

The Basics How long have you been at City Light? Five years Division: Communications Tell us about your role: The External Communications team manages communications with our customers. This includes the website, print and electronic newsletters, community outreach, and public events. We support marketing campaigns for utility programs and initiatives… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Haley Coutts, Assistant Electrical Engineer

The Basics   How long have you been at City Light?  Since January 2022 Division:  Electrification and Strategic Technology Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  I’m an assistant electrical engineer on the Grid Modernization team. My job is to help develop and implement City Light’s Grid Modernization Roadmap. I work… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Charles McFarland, Lineworker Apprentice

The Basics   How long have you been at City Light? A little over three years Division: Transmission and Distribution Field Operations Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  I am a sixth-step line apprentice. My role is to carry out the daily duties of maintaining equipment as well as… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light Hosts Third STEAM in Power Workshop

On Saturday, April 23, Seattle City Light hosted 16 eighth-grade young women and their mentors from SPIN Girls for the third ever STEAM in Power Workshop. SPIN Girls is a program of STEM Paths Innovation Network (SPIN), a Seattle non-profit dedicated to creating equity and opportunities for youth to succeed in… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Kincheiu Wei, Grid Modernization Engineer

The Basics  How long have you been at City Light?  Over five years, and a little over three months with my current team, Grid Modernization. I started as an intern in Substation Engineering and worked in Distribution Engineering and Generation Engineering. Division: Electrification and Strategic Technology Tell us about your role…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Katoya Grant, Administrative Staff Assistant

The Basics   How long have you been at City Light? I’ve been with City Light since May 15, 2007.  Division: I’ve worked in several divisions across City Light, but most recently I work under Rob Santoff in T&D Field Operations. Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  I assist with… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Alexandre Noble, Electrician Constructor Apprentice

The Basics   How long have you been at City Light?  About seven months Division: Transmission & Distribution Operations Tell us about your role. What does your job entail?  I’m an electrician constructor apprentice. My job is to learn as much as I can while helping journey workers complete various types of maintenance… [ Keep reading ]

2022 Wildlife Research Program Grants Recipients Announced

Last month, City Light selected project recipients for the 2022 Wildlife Research Grants, funded by the Wildlife Research Program (WRP). These projects aim to improve wildlife conservation and management within the North Cascades ecoregion as part of the mitigation program implemented by Seattle City Light for the Skagit River Hydroelectric… [ Keep reading ]