Operations & Engineering Manager

Operations & Engineering Manager

  • Full Time
Wage or Salary:
DOE

Excellent Opportunity!  If you are looking for challenging work, the opportunity to grow, and to improve your quality of life, then we are looking for you!  MEC is a rural electric distribution cooperative located in La Pine, Oregon.  Our welcoming and affordable community is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, surrounded by open meadows, lakes, and rivers making it the ideal place to find work-life balance.

This position has full responsibility for all operational activities of the cooperative, including construction, the line crews, substation department, meter department, engineering, dispatch, and warehouse functions.  Operational duties include developing programs, directing training and safety programs, overseeing equipment/supply/material purchases, and developing budgets.

Qualified applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Management, Engineering or Business Administration and five years’ experience in an upper management operations position, or a minimum of 10 years’ experience in upper management/supervisory operations position in the distribution electric utility industry.  Must be proficient in Microsoft products, have knowledge of utility databases, SCADA, outage management and GIS/mapping software. Candidates should have broad experience in management, supervision, utility planning and economic development.

Must demonstrate strong initiative, a commitment to member service and the ability to meet deadlines.  Good communications and people skills, involved in the community, proactive, creative, well-organized, neat, self-starter, highly motivated and able to work under high demand situations.  Qualifications must include a positive attitude, problem-solving skills, and broad electric utility knowledge.  Must reside within 20-mile radius of reporting facility. This is a Management position reporting to the General Manager.  Salary/Exempt.

 

Additional Information:

SUBMIT COVER LETTER WITH RESUMES TO:

Human Resources
Midstate Electric Cooperative, Inc.
PO Box 127
La Pine, OR  97739

Fax:  541-536-7283
Email: sstreeter@mse.coop

NO TELEPHONE CALLS WILL BE ACCEPTED

Position is open until filled.  EEOE.

 

To apply for this job please visit www.midstateelectric.coop.