The City of Batavia is accepting applications for a full time Manager of Electric Operations. This is technical and supervisory work involving the daily operations of the municipal electric substations, transmission & distribution systems. Work involves directing, supervising, and monitoring the work of subordinates in constructing and maintaining overhead and underground lines and related components, meter installation and maintenance, utility location, and warehouse activities. Duties include exercising initiative and judgment in performing delegated projects and meeting emergency situations. Work includes the development of short and long-term capital and maintenance plans and assisting with preparation of the annual budget. Work is performed under general supervision of the Director of Public Works.
This position plans and lays out daily, weekly and monthly work to be completed by line crews, metering, locating and warehouse personnel; inspects the work in progress and upon completion; completes reports of work accomplished; may participate in the work of subordinates. Establishes long-range plans, methods, and procedures governing operational and maintenance activities. Participates in the design of new system expansions for residential, commercial, and industrial customers; inspects system expansions and upgrades. Oversight of line crews to ensure that power is restored in the event of an outage; responds to customer complaints. Coordinates electric utility work and plans with other City departments and public/private utilities; attends meetings to represent the electric utility in such discussions. Provides effective and efficient customer services and promotes and maintains responsive community relations
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology and a minimum of ten (10) years experience related to the construction and maintenance of electrical substations, transmission and distribution systems; or completion of an approved electric line worker apprenticeship program and a minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience directly related to the construction and maintenance of electrical substations, transmission and distribution systems; or any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Excellent communication skills and customer service skills a must. Residency within 12 miles of City Limits. Applicants must have a valid Illinois Driver's License.
Salary range $92,647-$127,744 DOQ with excellent benefits. Send applications and resumes to: City of Batavia Human Resources 100 N. Island Ave. Batavia, IL 60510 Fax to (630) 454-2079 or email email@example.com Open Until Filled