This position is responsible for management of the Electric Line Division in accordance with the Municipal Code(s), National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), National Electrical Code (NEC), city policies, collective bargaining agreements, and all codes and standards that apply to electric utility and metering operations. Supervise the daily activities of union (IBEW) and non-union employees, establish and enforce performance and safety standards, approve timesheets/payroll, analyze performance and efficiency, and recommend process improvements. Project management includes coordination of divisional projects to ensure efficiency, timeliness, and within budget execution of work, which could include oversight of contractors. The position investigates service concerns directly with the public, coordinates monthly electric services safety meetings, and develops and monitors budgets. This position develops specifications for new products and services, and evaluates and implements new technology on a regular basis. Reports to the Public Works Manager - Electric Services and may assume those duties when assigned.
Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred with advanced level training in construction, construction management, project management, architecture, engineering, utility construction, street construction, ROW construction, and/or facilities management (or ability to obtain one within 6 years of hire date). Eight years of utility maintenance and construction and five years of supervisory experience. Exceptional oral and written communication skills to build rapport with subordinates, co-workers, contractors, management, elected officials, outside agencies, other governmental units, and the public are essential, as well as the ability to foster a positive team-oriented environment. Computer skills with Word, Excel, Outlook, GIS applications, Asset Management/Work Order systems, Infor/Lawson (enterprise financial and accounting system), or similar software are required. Strong fundamental math skills, possession of a CDL-A license (or acquisition of one within six months of hire), and the ability to carry a communication device to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week are also required. Applicants must be able to work under varying environmental conditions and lift up to 50 pounds.
If selected, successful completion of a background check, physical, drug screen, and functional capacity evaluation are required.
Apply on line at www.stcharlesil.gov/jobs no later than July 5, 2020. Resumes and any additional documents can be attached in the application system. If you are unable to apply online, or for other assistance, please contact 630-377-4446.