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Generation/Substation Supervisor

  • Full Time
  • Murray, Utah
  • $40.88-$62.00 per hour, DOE
  • Posting End Date: July 10, 2024

Website Murray City

Wage or Salary:
$40.88-$62.00 per hour, DOE

Murray City is accepting applications for


Opening Date: 06/11/2024

Closing Date: Open until filled

Salary:  $40.88 – $62.00 hourly DOE

Status: Full-time

Department: Power

General Description: Under broad supervision from the Engineering Manager, performs work in the operation, construction, and maintenance of the electrical substations, generation plants and other Power Department facilities associated with the transmission, distribution, protection and control of electricity.

Minimum Requirements:

·         Graduation from high school and successful completion of an applicable four (4) year substation apprenticeship program certified by the Department of Labor, plus a minimum of four (4) years as a generation/substation technician, to include at least one year in each of the following areas: gas turbine generation, hydro generation, substation maintenance, relaying and SCADA, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements:

·         Must possess a valid Utah Commercial Driver License.

·         Must be generally available for emergency “call-out” at any time of day, year-round, regardless of weather conditions.

·         Must take troubleshooter’s responsibility for plants and substations several times per year for a period of seven days each, as determined by an assignment schedule adopted by the department.

·         Must be willing to accept standby assignment when needed.

Essential Duties:

·         Supervises the Generation/Substation Technicians; hires, trains, evaluates, in the area of responsibility (Generation, Substation, Relaying). Recommends disciplinary action when necessary.

·         Submits O&M and Capital budgets for approval. Maintains approved O&M and Capital budgets for their area of responsibility (Generation, Substation, Relaying).

·         Schedules maintenance, installation, and rebuilds for their area of responsibility (Generation, Substation, Relaying).

·         Obtains, evaluates, and awards bids for contractor and professional consulting services to accomplish maintenance, installation, and rebuilds for their area of responsibility (Generation, Substation, Relaying).

·         Assists Engineering Manager in guiding and interpreting the City’s implementation of NERC/WECC Reliability Standards. Coordinates and submits WECC reports, mitigation plans, periodic data submittals, enforcement action plans, etc. Monitors FERC/NERC/WECC compliance initiatives, processes and rulings including participating and representing the City as appropriate.

·         Coordinates and tracks any required NERC/WECC equipment maintenance and testing. Ensures all operations and maintenance procedures are performed in accordance with City policy to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local electrical requirements.

·         Coordinates compliance, monitoring, and testing of City-owned generation resources per Title V and Approval Order permit requirements. Coordinates reporting submittals to EPA and Utah DAQ.

·         Performs troubleshooter responsibilities for generation plants, substations, SCADA, and relaying on a rotating basis.

·         Approves switching orders as verified by the Senior Central Control Operator as to sequence and load carrying capability.

·         Performs related duties as required.

A complete list of essential duties and minimum qualifications can be viewed on the job description which can be found at


·         Pension through Utah Retirement System

·         Medical, dental, vision, life insurance

·         Vacation – 12 days/yr; sick leave – 12 days/yr; 14 paid holidays

·         Tuition reimbursement

·         Employee Down Payment Assistance Program

Application Instructions: Qualified applicants must complete a Murray City employment application online at . If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Murray City Human Resource Office located at 10 East 4800 South, Murray, UT between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday.

Note: In the interest of workplace and public safety, all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a chemical screen for the purpose of detecting the presence of alcohol and/or controlled substances in the body.  A background check is conducted if the candidate is over 18 years of age.

Murray City is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

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