At GWP, our greatest resource is our employees. Glendale Water & Power is committed to providing opportunities and resources to support our employees as they grow professionally and as valuable leaders in our communities. Learn a little about what they do, and how they are part of a team that provides continuous reliable service and makes GWP your trusted community utility.
Otilo Viramontes, Electrical Line Mechanic Supervisor II
Job Duties: I oversee inspection crews and I was re-assigned as the safety coordinator for our section. I have done linework, cable splicing, installed and removed electric services, wires, poles, transformers, switches, trouble response, restoring power to large areas. Interacting with the public. Fun at times, not so much other times.
Years at GWP: 29
Favorite part of the job: I take great satisfaction in knowing that our group can make an impact in the community when electrical issues arise.
Favorite part of Glendale: The Verdugo mountains and foothills with its wildlife.
Hobbies: Camping at the beach, wood carving (early stages right now) and fixing things that break at home.
Something interesting about me: You’ll have to ask people that know me. If I answer, the list will go on and on.
Gayle Stockton, Sr. Customer Service Utility Representative
Job Duties: I work in the Customer Services Administration section assisting in the daily operations. My duties include training new employees, preparing procedures, assisting in documentation for rate changes and new programs, along with customer care and contact.
Years at GWP: 14
Favorite part of the job: The versatility and widespread duties.
Favorite Part of Glendale: My little house, right in the middle of town; walking distance to everywhere!
Hobbies: Writing poetry and songs, adopting dogs and staying active in the community.
Something interesting about me: I am currently the GCEA President.
Ron Geer - Electrical Line Mechanic Supervisor II
Job Duties: Maintenance and distribution of electrical power Glendale
Years at GWP: 15
Favorite part of the job: Is the challenge of our trade and my brothers that I work with.
My favorite part of Glendale: The surrounding mountains.
Hobbies: Camping with friends and family, I love going off-roading and boating.
Hector T. Pina, Sr. Water Facilities Operator
Job Duties: Operate potable and reclaim pump stations, wells and treatment plants throughout the system. Maintain adequate water levels and pressure in the tanks and reservoirs, collect water samples, analyze and record the readings.
Years at GWP: 8
Favorite part of the job: the daily operating challenges each day brings, no two days are alike.
My favorite part of Glendale: the wide selection of restaurants
Hobbies: playing and coaching baseball.
Something interesting about me: sports fanatic, ESPN favorite TV channel to watch.
Dorian Alcantar, Civil Engineering Assistant
Job Duties: Job Duties: Project Management, Reporting, Design of Water Facilities Improvement Projects
Years at GWP: 1 year 3 months
Favorite part of the job: Going out in the field with the operations team to discuss options and see the work we prepared being done.
Favorite part of Glendale: The Americana
Hobbies: Working out at the gym, and swimming
Something interesting about me: I was named after the Dorian Gray novel, I am the oldest of all my siblings, it took me 5 years to graduate, and I love capital markets.