Engineering and Operations Manager

Company Name: McMinnville Water & Light
Phone Number: (503) 472-6158
City: McMinnville
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97128
Job Title: Engineering and Operations Manager
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Management
Posting Start Date: October 23, 2017
Salary: $97,000 – $150,000
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

This is managerial and engineering work in the water and electric departments for McMinnville Water & Light. The E&O Manager is responsible for the leadership and management that results in the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of water, electric and fiber optic systems to produce reliable, cost effective service. The E&O Manager is expected to accomplish this through the coordination of the Division’s resources, consultants and personal technical contributions. The Division’s resources are organized into three Departments: Electric Operations, Water Operations, and Engineering who collectively rely on this position for leadership and management support. The E&O Manager is a member of the senior management team and is expected to make contributions in the overall management of McMinnville Water & Light, specifically in the development of both long and short term strategies to meet McMinnville Water & Light’s mission. The ability to manage change and facilitate close organizational coordination is expected. In part the work involves preparing short and long range plans and capital budgets for expansion and upgrade of the electric, water, and fiber optic systems. Good communication performance is essential and is accomplished in writing, in person, or over the telephone with engineers, developers, contractors, MW&L customers, consulting firms, and the Bonneville Power Administration. Assignments are discussed with the General Manager for policy interpretations and implementation guidelines. Work performance is evaluated by the General Manager by informal conferences and periodic reviews for the effective and efficient operation of the Division and the attainment of Division objectives. This position reports to the General Manager. This is a summary job announcement. The complete job announcement with job qualification requirements is available at:

Experience Required:

Minimum Experience and Training (In order to be considered for the selection process, applicants should have the following minimum combination of experience/education training.)

Fifteen years of progressively responsible office and field management or technical services experience related to engineering and construction, including major utility experience in mid to senior level management; a B.S. Degree in Engineering or Construction Management. See job announcement at: for all job qualification requirements.

How to Apply:

Submit: 1) application; 2) cover letter; 3) resume; and 4) list of references to:

Human Resources
McMinnville Water & Light
P.O. Box 638
McMinnville, OR  97128.

A MW&L employment application must be submitted for consideration. Position information and application available at‑

Posting End Date: November 22, 2017