Full Name
Tim Madsen
Job Title
Manager, Asset Programs
Black Hills Energy
Speaker Bio
Mr. Madsen is the Manager of Asset Programs for Black Hills Energy located in Rapid City, South Dakota. Tim has 20 plus years of asset-based experience in the T&D electric utility and communication business. His last twelve years have included development of systems, processes and procedures for ROW/Easement documents, joint use, maintenance and asset inspection of T&D facilities.
Tim has helped lead Black Hills Energy in developing asset inspection programs such as Line Patrol, LiDAR, virtual inspections, Pole Inspection, and others. Tim has held many management positions within several businesses, at Black Hills Energy his management responsibilities have included GIS, third party pole attachments, vegetation management, inspection programs, outage management system (OMS) and recently wildfire risk mitigation efforts.

Tim continues to be highly focused on wildfire mitigation activities at Black Hills Energy where wildfire risk mitigation is a very high priority initiative comprising a wide variety of aspects including the Company inspection activities, vegetation management, material/equipment specifications, protective device setting and numerous others
Tim Madsen