Manager of Engineering Services

Company Name: Homer Electric Association
Phone Number: (907) 235-3369
City: Homer
State/Provence: Alaska
Zip: 99603
Job Title: Manager of Engineering Services
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Management
Posting Start Date: February 16, 2018
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

Homer Electric Association Inc. (HEA) is a member owned vertically integrated electric cooperative on the beautiful and rugged Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. Outdoor adventures await, and yet it’s only a morning’s drive to Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city.  Check it out at

HEA is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the Manager of Engineering Services. This position may be assigned to either our Homer or Kenai office with frequent travel between the offices and occasional travel throughout our service territory.  The successful candidate will be responsible for all distribution system design at HEA to ensure compliance with all applicable standards and will oversee approximately 16 people in this area.  They will directly supervise the Engineering Services Supervisors, the Land Management Officer and others that may be assigned.

Technical responsibilities include development and approval of distribution and transmission system standards, improving workflow processes, overseeing permitting activities, GIS/mapping, automated metering and grid modernization projects. Personnel responsibilities include developing and enforcing work place practices, validating software based design tools, training, ensuring consistent member interaction at either office, budgeting including capital work plan input/implementation, personnel evaluations, complying with the Bargaining Unit contract, and responding to elevated member concerns for construction.

Experience Required:

In order to be qualified, candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related utility field and demonstrate 10 years in the electric utility industry with at least 5 years in a supervisory or management position and at least 5 years working with design, operation and/or maintenance of electrical distribution.  3 years of utility level, electrical distribution design related work is highly desired.
Preference will be given to candidates holding a PE license under a US state licensure board with a desire for licensure under the State of Alaska.

How to Apply:

Position will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed and interviews may be conducted throughout the recruitment and the position closed when the right candidate is found. Do not delay submitting your application.

Applications may be completed on line at If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at (907) 235-3369 or HEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer; EOE/Veterans/Disabled.

Posting End Date: March 31, 2018