MANAGER OF ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS - ENERGY RESOURCES
FLSA Status: Exempt
Under direction of the Deputy General Manager - Energy Resources, perform complex professional field and office electrical engineering work in the planning design, construction, maintenance and operation of MID electrical facilities. Manage construction projects including planning, scheduling, coordination, budgeting and field inspections. Manage electric transmission and distribution operations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
Perform complex professional engineering work related to all phases of MID electrical and energy operations.
Provide electrical engineering expertise to include system modeling and planning, engineering studies, material specification, cost and scheduling estimates, and written reports and presentations.
Represent the District in the community and at professional meetings as may be required.
Provide professional engineering stamp and signature on drawings in conformance with government codes and regulations.
Manage the construction, operations and maintenance of distribution transmission and substation facilities.
Respond to emergency situations and be on call as assigned. Coordinate emergency situations and responses with appropriate agencies and personnel as required.
Hire, train, lead, evaluate and discipline personnel.
Perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
Any combination of experience and education that would prepare the candidate for the duties and responsibilities of the position is acceptable.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Eight (8) years of increasingly responsible electrical engineering work.
Five (5) years’ experience in supervising operations.
Experience managing employee and team performance; evaluating employees, and implementing disciplinary action as needed.
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with both internal and external contacts.
Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Effectively prioritize a varying workload.
Work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
Ensure compliance through engineering design and specifications with all applicable industrial safety regulations, operating bulletins as well as regulations of other agencies that apply to MID in electrical operations.
Electrical engineering principles and practices
Techniques for preparing designs, plans, specifications, estimates, reports and recommendations related to electrical facilities.
Personal computer spreadsheet and database applications.
Necessary Special Requirements:
A valid California registration as an Electrical Engineer.
Must file a Statement of Economic Interests in compliance with Government Code Section 8100.
Must complete a two hour Ethics training course every two years in compliance with California AB 1234.
Must complete two hours of Sexual Harassment training every two years in compliance with California AB 1825.
A valid California Class C Driver License and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s vehicle insurance program.
Abide by all District policies, guidelines and rules.
About Merced Irrigation District
The Merced Irrigation District (MID), located in California’s agriculturally-rich Central Valley, is the leading provider of clean, affordable irrigation water for its 2,200 growers. The District is also the 25th largest public utility in the State, supplying electric service to commercial, industrial and residential customers in Eastern Merced County. The District also owns Lake McClure and Lake McSwain and operates five recreation areas adjacent to these facilities. Lake McClure, on the Merced River, is formed by New Exchequer Dam, a rock filled dam with a reinforced concrete face. At the base of the dam is a hydroelectric generation facility with a capacity of 94.5 MW of power. MID is within two hours of San Francisco, Sacramento, Monterey and Yosemite.
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