Shane Hester

Shane began his journey in the electrical utility industry as a journeyman lineman apprentice in 1993, coming to work at BPA as a lineman in 1999. Prior to his current role as manager of Work Planning and Evaluation, he served as the specialty service manager for Transmission Field Services, managing multiple crews within the various crafts. As a work planner/scheduler for Transmission Field Services, Shane played a critical role in developing the demand and capacity models along with the reporting for the transmission business line at BPA. Shane volunteers as an ESF-12 emergency responder for the Department of Energy and has deployed multiple times to Saipan and Puerto Rico to help communities recover following natural disasters.

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