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Seattle City (spot)Light: Armando Berdiel, Technical Development Supervisor

The Basics  Years of service: Three. I started on Oct. 15, 2018, the same day as our GM!  Division: Electrification & Strategic Technology  Tells us about your role: I work in the Lighting Design Lab. Our core services are to deliver impactful education and training; showcase emerging technologies through technical evaluations and demonstrations; develop tools… [ Keep reading ]

(spot)Light Dave Russo, Principal Power Systems Engineer

The Basics Years of service: 41. I was a naval officer before joining the utility. Division: Engineering & Technology Operations Tell us about your role: I supervise – meaning that I try to keep up with – the North Systems Design Group. The group designs distribution system improvements and repairs, large services (commercial or industrial), and pole replacements. This includes underground rebuilds; conversions; reconductor… [ Keep reading ]

(spot)Light: Aaron Jackson, Electrician Constructor

The Basics Years of service: Five Division: Transmission & Distribution Operations Tell us about your role: I work on Core 4 at the South Stations. We upgrade and maintain all the transmission and distribution equipment in substations, everything from wiring control equipment to changing out transformers. Background Hometown: Glenwood Springs, Colo. Tell us about your family: I moved here… [ Keep reading ]

(spot)Light: Brandy Balansay, GIS Specialist

The Basics Years of service: 2½ years Division: Environmental Management & Real Estate Tell us about your role: As part of the Real Estate Services team, I wear many hats, but my primary role is to manage and maintain our application, database, and real estate-related needs, like our geographic information system (GIS). I also navigate current team processes and brainstorm… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Colleen Lenahansen, Senior Public Relations Specialist

The BasicsYears of Service: One year (as of 6/24/21, all remote so far).Division: CommunicationsRole: As part of the External Communications team, I work on connecting our customers and stakeholders with City Light programs, services, and messages. My day-to-day work involves strategizing on how best to convey content to the public,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Hannah Szenk, Talent Acquisition Specialist

The BasicsYears of Service: Six and a halfDivision: Talent and Workforce DevelopmentRole: I recruit new employees to the utility and facilitate all stages of the hiring process. I currently support 26 officers and directors across the organization and also run our internship program hiring process. BackgroundHometown: Issaquah, Wash.Alma Mater: Washington… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Reed Adam, Audit Process Consultant

The BasicsYears of Service: TwoDivision: Financial and Business ServicesRole: As part of Internal Audit, I work on operational and compliance audits with business units across the utility. I also work on data analysis and reporting for Financial and Business Services. BackgroundHometown: I grew up in Seattle but moved to Northern… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Brian Taubeneck, Senior Management Systems Analyst

The BasicsYears of Service: TwoDivision: General Manager’s OfficeRole: I work as a continuous improvement business analyst on the Strategic Planning and Performance team. I coordinate City Light’s participation in various benchmarking studies, and I analyze work processes and look for areas for change and improvement. My current project involves evaluating… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Light (spot)Light: Sara Stubbs, Employee Engagement & Communications

The BasicsYears of Service: Joined October 2020Division: People & CultureRole: As part of the Employee Experience team, I help share information about the resources and services offered by People & Culture and make them easier for employees to use. I also get to plan fun events like Family Day and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City (spot)Light: Aldo Nardiello, Business Partner Manager

The BasicsYears of Service: Three and a halfDivision: People & CultureRole: I have been in my current role for about six months now. The Business Partners program is a new group within People & Culture that connects the resources and expertise of People & Culture with the rest of City… [ Keep reading ]