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Director of Energy Services

Category: Other
Description:
DIRECTOR OF ENERGY SERVICES - RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING, ORGANIZING, AND DIRECTING THE CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS AND THE FIBER OPTIC NETWORK TO ENSURE ADEQUATE SERVICE TO EXISTING AND FUTURE CUSTOMERS; NEGOTIATING SUPPLY AND CAPACITY CONTRACTS; ENSURING COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATIONS; COORDINATING WORK WITH OTHER DEPARTMENTS AND CITY MANAGER; MAINTAINING RECORDS; PREPARING REPORTS. THE CITY OF MONROE, NC, POPULATION 35,034, IS LOCATED 20 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CHARLOTTE, NC, AND SERVES AS THE COUNTY SEAT OF ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING COUNTIES IN THE STATE. THE CITY OF MONROE ENERGY SERVICES OPERATES BOTH ELECTRIC AND GAS SYSTEMS FOR THE RESIDENTS OF UNION COUNTY. THE ELECTRIC SYSTEM IS PRIMARILY LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS, WHILE THE NATURAL GAS SYSTEM IS SPREAD THROUGHOUT UNION COUNTY. BOTH SYSTEMS HAVE GREAT LOAD FACTORS WITH INDUSTRIAL LOADS REPRESENTING MORE THAN 50% OF THE ANNUAL TOTAL. THE CITY OF MONROE HAS AN ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LOOP, WHILE SERVING DISTRIBUTION VOLTAGES 34.5 KV AND 13.2 KV TO OUR APPROXIMATELY 11,000 CUSTOMERS. THE CITY OF MONROE IS THE ONLY MUNICIPAL GAS TRANSMISSION OPERATOR IN NORTH CAROLINA AND IS CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF BECOMING THE SECOND MUNICIPAL LNG OPERATOR IN NORTH CAROLINA. THE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM SERVES THE CITIZENS OF MONROE AS WELL AS THE TOWNS OF UNIONVILLE, MINERAL SPRINGS, WINGATE, AND MARSHVILLE WITH A TOTAL OF APPROXIMATELY 11,000 GAS CUSTOMERS. THE CITY OF MONROE ENERGY SERVICES TOTAL BUDGET EXCEEDS $80 MILLION ANNUALLY AND TOTAL ASSETS EXCEED $135 MILLION. THE SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST HAVE A COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EQUIVALENT TO GRADUATION FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH MAJOR COURSE WORK IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING OR RELATED FIELD AND EXTENSIVE ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE OF A PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE NATURE IN AN ELECTRIC AND/OR GAS UTILITY. POSSESSION OF ENGINEER LICENSE IS PREFERRED. MUST POSSESS COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF ELECTRIC AND GAS UTILITY ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION; THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF THE MATERIALS, METHODS, PRACTICES, AND EQUIPMENT USED IN THE OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF ELECTRICAL AND GAS TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS; ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY OFFICIALS, ASSOCIATES, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC; ABILITY TO PLAN, ASSIGN, AND COORDINATE THE WORK OF THE DEPARTMENT; ABILITY TO PREPARE CLEAR AND COMPREHENSIVE STUDIES AND REPORTS; ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE TECHNICAL IDEAS EFFECTIVELY, BOTH ORALLY AND IN WRITING. REQUIRES POSSESSION OF AN APPROPRIATE DRIVER’S LICENSE VALID IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. GRADE ES-13; THE HIRING RANGE FOR THIS POSITION IS $113,797 TO $135,100. APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.MONROENC.ORG AND SELECT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES. EOE/DRUG FREE.
Employer: City of Monroe
Expires: 4/18/2019
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