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Electric Utilities Director

Category: Public Utilities
Description:
COORDINATES PRIORITIES AND OBJECTIVES ON NEW OR REVISED INSTALLATION PROJECTS INVOLVING COMPLIANCE WITH SPECIFIC DESIGNS OR SPECIFICATIONS WITH PUBLIC WORKS AND ENGINEERING PERSONNEL. OVERSEES CAPITAL BUDGETING & PLANNING OF SERVICE EXTENSIONS. MONITORS AND EVALUATES ACTIVITIES OF EMPLOYEES FOR EFFECTIVENESS, COMPLETENESS, AND COMPLIANCE WITH SAFETY STANDARDS; INSPECTS WORK IN THE FIELD, REVIEWS DAILY WORK REPORTS, AND PROVIDES FEEDBACK. CONDUCTS SAFETY TRAINING AND SAFETY MEETINGS TO ENSURE STAFF REMAIN AWARE OF SAFETY ISSUES. DEVELOPS BUDGET ESTIMATES OF HOURS WORKED INCLUDING FORECASTS FUTURE REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONNEL, MATERIALS, SUPPLIES, AND EQUIPMENT; AUTHORIZES REQUISITIONS AND PURCHASE ORDERS FOR SUPPLIES OR EQUIPMENT. PREPARES MONTHLY REPORTS OF WORK ACCOMPLISHED, WORK IN PROGRESS, AND OPERATIONAL COSTS. COORDINATES THE PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SUB-STATIONS BY CONSULTING WITH ENGINEERING STAFF; IDENTIFIES NEED FOR CHANGE ORDERS, SPECIFICATION DEVELOPMENT, MATERIALS NEEDED, AND INSPECTING WORK PERFORMED BY OUTSIDE CONTRACTORS. ESTABLISHES ANNUAL MAINTENANCE AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES FOR THE ELECTRICAL UTILITY DIVISION; DEVELOPS DIVISION AND EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES. PREPARES AS-BUILT MAPS OF THE ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM; TRAINS SUBORDINATES IN READING AND UNDERSTANDING MAPPING SYSTEM. RESPONDS TO AND EVALUATES CITIZEN INQUIRIES AND COMPLAINTS TO DETERMINE RESPONSIBILITY AND DEVELOP METHODS TO RESOLVE PROBLEMS. TRAINS AND DEVELOPS EMPLOYEES, PROVIDES FEEDBACK, AND RESPONDS TO EMPLOYEE RELATIONS ISSUES IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN A COMPETENT AND MOTIVATED WORKFORCE; SUPERVISES ELECTRICAL AND TREE TRIMMING SUPERVISORS, METER READERS, AND MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL. SERVES AS THE PRIMARY TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE CITY ON STATE AND REGIONAL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ELECTRICAL INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVES. PERFORMS RELATED DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING OR RELATED FIELD IS DESIRED; OR, GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL INCLUDING COMPLETION OF FORMAL TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION AS A JOURNEYMAN IN THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS WITH ADDITIONAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING EQUIVALENT TO AN ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY, OR RELATED FIELD. AT LEAST 5 - 7 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE AT A LEVEL EQUIVALENT TO JOURNEY ELECTRICAL CREW SUPERVISOR. VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER’S LICENSE, CERTIFIED IN FIRST AID & CPR, CERTIFIED AS A JOURNEY LINEMAN LEVEL I THROUGH ELECTRIC CITIES, TRENCHING AND SHORING TRAINING, FLAGGER TRAINING.SALARY RANGE $70,146/$33.72 HR. - $105,219/$50.59 HR.
Employer: City of Washington
Expires: 1/18/2019
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