Job description: The District Engineer provides technical support to commercial and residential members requesting new electric service by meeting on-site to discuss/evaluate service power line arrangements, routes available, rates schedules and other related information. Oversees the daily engineering operations of the assigned district.
Location: Manchester, TN
Internal Responsibilities – Work with engineering department on matters related to economical engineering design, work order preparation, and construction. Communicate with District Manager on matters pertaining to work order processing and construction.
External Responsibilities – Communicate with members, construction contractors and other related entities in an effective manner pertaining to the cooperative’s procedures on their request for new service, line relocations, applications, joint use attachments, permits, Tennessee one calls and easements.
Education — Post-secondary degree from an accredited college/university in a technical field is preferred.
Experience — Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the utility industry preferred.
Certification/License, etc. —Certificates and/or licenses relevant to field engineers (e.g. TVPPA Power Line Design and Staking, NESC training including successful completion of an approved proficiency exam) or equivalent certifications and/or experience. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Tennessee Driver’s License. Must be eligible and remain insured as a driver by the Cooperative’s group liability policy for the automotive fleet.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities — A broad understanding of the utility industry is desired. Knowledge of the business, metering and billing functions related to the electric utility business model. Must be able to exercise discretion and use sound judgement in dealing with people and confidential information. Possesses effective oral and written communications skills. Ability to prioritize, delegate and meet deadlines.
Reports to: District Manager
Benefits: DREMC provides a comprehensive program of employee benefits including group medical, dental, vision, employer-sponsored medical clinic, life and long-term disability insurance programs, defined benefit retirement and 401K savings plans, tuition reimbursement.
DREMC does not accept resumes from third-party recruiters.
Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA M/F/D/V