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Seattle City (spot)Light: Lee Simpkins

Lee Simpkins recently celebrated 36 years with Seattle City Light. He currently serves as the director of field operations, a position he’s held the past two years. “I oversee the day-to-day activity of the utility’s distribution and transmission operations,” Lee explained. “This includes overhead and underground crews; civil construction; streetlighting;… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Sang Ah Koh

Sang Ah Koh joined City Light in August 2016 and currently serves as the employee relations manager. “People know us as the ‘investigations’ group since we handle workplace investigations and matters that pertain to equal employment opportunities. It’s not very exciting or fluffy,” Sang Ah explained. “However, we’re also the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Bear Holter

Machinist Crew Chief Bear Holter has worked at City Light for 25 years. Currently, he oversees the hydroelectric maintenance at Boundary Dam. “We handle the mechanical maintenance at the powerhouse,” Bear explained. “Things like turbine overhauls and other mechanical work. We also maintain our mobile equipment and take care of… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Gilberto Ramirez

Gilberto Ramirez has been a structural painter at City Light for the past ten years. Born in Mexico City, he moved to Seattle 20 years ago and enrolled in an ESL class at Shoreline Community College. “The best part about that was I met my wife—she was my teacher!” Gilberto… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Nikitta Vinson

Nikitta Vinson has been with the City of Seattle for twelve years, including her current role as a program intake representative for the Utility Discount Program. “I speak with customers and conduct interviews to see if they meet the program’s eligibility requirements,” Nikitta explained. “We also do community outreach and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Rhonda Denet-Weems

Rhonda Denet-Weems has worked at City Light for 11 years. She serves in the Customer Care Division as an Accounting Tech III. “I act as the research lead which I compare to a private investigator,” Rhonda explained. “I’m responsible for locating misapplied payments, reject payments, researching records for PDR and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Jennifer Healy

Jennifer Healy will celebrate 4 years in City Light’s Human Resources division this December. As a Workforce Development Manager, Jennifer’s team oversees the development, implementation and operation of various employee initiatives. “I like to think it’s the fun side of HR,” she explained. “We develop training programs that run the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Mark VanOss

Mark VanOss has worked for the City of Seattle for 28 years and is currently in the utility’s communications department as a senior public relations specialist within the community outreach team. In his role, Mark updates the public on various projects occurring in neighborhoods throughout City Light’s service territory. “Construction… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Keith Osborne

This September will mark Keith Osborne’s third year with City Light. As part of the safety unit, Keith is the utility’s ergonomist. “I develop the process, handle the assessments, visit the sites (both field and office), make recommendations, build metrics and manage the operations of it all,” he explained. Born… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Vonie Polomis

Vonie Polomis has worked for the City of Seattle for more than 33 years. Born in Washington, she’s lived in different parts of the state like Chelan, Yakima and Spokane. Now, Vonie enjoys the scenic beauty of the North Cascades as an Administrative Specialist III at City Light’s Skagit project… [ Keep reading ]