Due to an upcoming retirement, Mountain Electric Cooperative is seeking to fill the Director of Engineering and Operations position. This position will oversee and direct the overall functions of Engineering and Operations.
Responsibilities include distribution and substation planning, staffing, budgeting, training, analyzing and developing distribution and operation systems to maximize efficiency and resolve operational issues, preparing engineering economic studies, providing technical recommendations to other departments and providing emergency operations assistance.
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university in Electrical Engineering and Professional Engineering License in the State of Tennessee is required.
A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in progressively responsible experience in electric utility engineering and operations and a minimum of five years’ experience in a supervisory or management capacity.
Experience in distribution planning and system operation required
Experience and/or training in AMI, CIS, and GIS is required.
Applicant should have thorough knowledge of system engineering analysis methods, RUS construction specifications, and distribution operations procedures.
Excellent technical, interpersonal and communication skills required.
Ability to effectively present information to Board of Directors both verbally and in written form.
Self-motivated and ability to motivate employees under your supervision.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, safety and other work related material.
Must maintain strict confidentiality.
Must process computer skills and be able to operate standard office equipment.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, as use of company vehicles is required in this job.
Ability to work nonstandard work hours and be available twenty-four (24) hours each day unless on approved vacation.
Must live or relocate within 30 minutes of the Mountain City office.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please send salary history/requirements with resume.
About Mountain Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Mountain Electric Cooperative is headquartered at 604 South Church Street, Mountain City TN. The cooperative's service area is located in north eastern Tennessee and north western North Carolina and serves 34,000 members over 2,300 miles of distribution lines.We have an district office in Newland, NC and a small branch office in Roan Mountain, TN.