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Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Sacramento, CA 95826

Posted: 10/16/2023 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 1668425

Job Description

Pacific Staffing is recruiting a Chief Operations Officer (COO) with experience in utility operations. This is an onsite position in Sacramento with an organization in growth mode and the COO will play an integral part as the company expands. The COO is responsible for operational oversight: leading and executing strategic initiatives, streamlining processes, and implementing efficient business practices to enhance the company's performance and customer satisfaction. Salary: $170k-$200k DOE.

The qualified candidate will be a results-oriented leader with a passion for operational excellence. Utility operations experience is required.  


  • Develop and implement strategies to enhance operational efficiency, safety, and quality, while meeting client expectations and contractual obligations.

  • Collaborate with senior management to establish short-term and long-term operational goals and develop plans to achieve them.

  • Lead and oversee the day-to-day operations ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations. 

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the company's employees, ensuring that they have the resources, training, and support they need to be successful. 

  • Responsible for hiring and training new employees, as well as evaluating and managing employee performance.

  • Analyze existing operational processes and workflows to identify areas for improvement, cost reduction, and increased efficiency.

  • Implement best practices and standardized procedures to enhance operational effectiveness and consistency across projects.

  • Lead safety initiatives and ensure strict adherence to safety protocols, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices in all operational activities.

  • Foster a culture of teamwork, accountability, and continuous improvement throughout the organization.

  • Work with executive team to develop and execute the company's business strategy. Identify new opportunities for growth and expansion, help to develop and implement marketing and sales plans to achieve the company's growth objectives.

  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships, acting as a point of contact for operational inquiries and concerns.

  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) for operational performance, track progress, and develop reports for executive management.

  • Use data-driven insights to make informed decisions and drive operational improvements


  • Minimum of 8-10 years of operational leadership experience. 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations Management, or related field required.

  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to translate high-level strategies into actionable plans.

  • Demonstrated experience in process improvement, change management, and project management.

  • Lean Six-Sigma a plus.

  • Ability to travel as required.

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Karleen Rocheleau

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