What Our Employees Say

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Jim White

"I love helping our commercial and industrial customers save energy because it's a win-win for everyone. Saving energy lowers costs to local businesses, provides jobs for local contractors and expands the amount of clean/renewable hydropower available to the great Pacific Northwest."

Jim White, Senior Energy Conservation Engineer
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Christy Mayo
"I enjoy doing something different every day. I use heavy equipment, hand tools and computer programs and the best part is that I'm not sitting at a desk all day!  I've had the opportunity to learn, and continue learning, about plumbing, HVAC, electrical fire systems and other parts of building maintenance operations."

Christy Mayo, Building Maintenance Person

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Javier Rivera
"I've been in this trade over 25 years and enjoyed every year of it - especially storm duty. When poles and lines go down, we work hard to put them right back up. What a rush! It's an exciting and rewarding career."

Javier Rivera, Line Foreman

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Jose Rosales
“My supervisor treats me with respect. He allows me to use my skills and abilities and provides good work direction. The PUD is a good place to work and offers me and my family an excellent benefit package.”

 Jose Rosales, Parks and Maintenance 2

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Rich Williams
"In every organization, it's the people that make the difference. And we have some of the best right here at Chelan County PUD."

Rich Williams, Mechanical Engineer

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Karen Welton
"Chelan County PUD is a forward thinking, nationally recognized utility. I enjoy working with our high caliber of employees and appreciate the excellent advancement opportunities."

 Karen Welton, Administrative Assistant

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Amy Smith
"My job is continually interesting and challenging. After eight years, I still learn something new almost everyday."

 Amy Smith, Lead Accounting Analyst

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Todd West
"My job allows me to give something back to a wonderful community and at the same time protect what I am very passionate about, fish and wildlife. The PUD is at the forefront of resource protection and enhancement and it's great to work for a company that understands how important natural resources are to our community and our way of life."

 Todd West, Fish and Wildlife Operations Superintendent

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Sydnie Witten
“Great people, advancement and training opportunities are the reasons I enjoy working at Chelan PUD. As an apprentice, I learned from journeymen with high levels of experience and skills. They helped me gain the knowledge I needed to succeed in my apprenticeship program and become a Journeyman Mechanic! The pride in our work shows in everything we do.”

 Sydnie Witten, Journeyman Mechanic