The Owatonna Public Utilities (OPU) has an opening for an Electric Design Project Coordinator. This position is responsible for planning and directing activities with the electric infrastructure design to ensure proper installation, operation, maintenance and service. Duties include coordinating the projects from inception through completion which includes coordination between engineering, maintenance and construction, purchasing, stores and accounting departments. Other duties include field staking and inspections, assists with designs, layout and drawings according to engineering specifications including re-designs, re-builds and new development construction. This position assists the Director of Engineering in promoting, establishing and modifying electric engineering procedures, work processes and standards to meet Owatonna Public Utilities’ goals and objectives.
Position is open until filled. For more information (including a position guide) visit owatonnautilities.com/about-us/employment-opportunities/
Qualifications for this position are the following:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or other closely related degree is required and two (2) years electric or related work experience is required.
2 year Degree/Certificate in the Electrical field is required i.e.; Electric Engineering, Electric Lineworker Program Degree/Certificate, Electrician Program Degree/Certificate or other related degree is required and four (4) years electric work experience is required.
Working knowledge of ESRI and AutoCad software, Microsoft word, Excel and Access software programs is required.
Working knowledge of design code and construction specifications for electric installations is required. Ability to interpret construction/architectural plans is required.
Owatonna Public Utilities is a community-owned, not-for-profit electric, water, and natural gas supplier, created by local residents more than 90 years ago to provide high quality, affordable services tailored to the unique needs of the Owatonna area.
Owatonna Public Utilities serves 12,000 electric, 9,700 water, and 10,500 natural gas customers. Annual Revenues top $60 million, and about 2.5 percent of gross revenues are contributed to the City annually in lieu of taxes to further support the community.
To provide the high quality services Owatonna Public Utilities customers have grown accustomed to a staff of full-time professionals who provide virtually uninterrupted services on demand – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.