Carroll White Rural Electric Membership Corporation (REMC) is a non-profit, member-owned, electric utility. We provide service to members in nine counties from two facility locations. Carroll White REMC's mission is creatively enhancing our community through safety and service.
RESPONSIBILITIES: As a Director of Engineering, you will provide engineering services on various distribution matters including substation design, distribution studies, general distribution planning, and more.
You will be responsible for:
Leads projects to meet their defined objectives with measurable outcomes that demonstrate their success. This includes but is not limited to analyzing the needs of projects, document requirements, develop a plan to meet the project objectives, evaluating and managing project communication plans, and implementing change management techniques throughout each project.
Develops a positive working relationship with and an understanding of the work performed by all functions across the organization to meet their stated and unstated needs.
Negotiates and administers vendor/consultant contracts and agreements (such as engineering firms, G&T, railroads, government (i.e. IURC, IDEM, INDOT, FERC, NERC, etc) in collaboration with other departments.
Develops, manages, and monitors budget for each functional area including operational budgets, capital budgets, and long-term work plans.
Develop long-term plans, organizational goals, and policy recommendations by collaborating with senior leadership and the Board of Directors to optimize member value.
Develop, assign, and monitor strategic objectives that impact organizational goals with functional area supervisors.
At all times testing and evaluating practices and methods that may or may not best fit the Coop to be a leader in the industry
Proficient in developing and administrating tariff designs and actively participates in new tariff designs – wholesale and retail.
Provides engineering review and assistance for member agreements, as well as any future agreements.
Manages the AMI and OMS and other suite of engineering resources to their fullest potential, setting above average goals.
Manages SCADA and the load management system.
Perform technical and administrative functions for trouble shooting analysis for power quality issues. This includes but is not limited to: analyzing circuits, sizing equipment, and problem solving.
Applies and provides information on the use and application of Engineering Guides, Construction Standards, National Electric Safety Code, NBIC and ASME in standard construction projects.
Effectively monitors and manages CWREMC's relationship with the G&T. Reviews power bills, contracts, tariffs and programs to deliver the greatest benefit to CWREMC and its membership.
Assist in key account relationships.
Supports efficiency programs and creates new resources and relationships for members to get the most value from their energy purchases.
Facilitating the safest work environment for all employees and the public.
Communication and Relationship Skills: Maintain a professional image, demonstrate the cooperative principles and adapt to change; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal communication skills; maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding member information and other sensitive information.
Project Management Skills: Ability to direct and adhere to project schedules; ability to manage and minimize project risk; proficient in managing internal and external project stakeholders
Analytical and Judgment Skills: Good decision making and problem-solving abilities; ability to make informed decisions efficiently and effectively; ability to work with limited oversight
Planning and Organizational Skills: Ability to prioritize, organize and manage tasks and time effectively; ability to consistently meet deadlines; ability to work efficiently in conjunction with other organizations and/or departments
Financial Skills: Good mathematical abilities, including the ability to analyze, interpret, process and report on data; above average detail orientation and ability to ensure accuracy of information for self and others
DESIRED 7 COOPERATIVE PRINCIPAL COMMITMENTS:
Voluntary and Open Membership
Democratic Member Control
Member's Economic Participation
Autonomy and Independence
Education, Training, and Information
Cooperative Among Cooperatives
Concern for the Community
CULTURE AND BENEFITS: At Carroll White REMC we have diverse employment opportunities such as information technology, accounting, marketing, engineering and operations, to name a few. You can feel good about what you do as our staff receives satisfaction knowing that their work makes a difference by directly improving people's lives.
Our company is big enough to allow you the opportunity to stay educated on the latest technology and training, yet small enough to maintain a personal connection with our employees. Carroll White REMC puts a lot of corporate energy into our employees' personal growth and skills development. We recognize that our employees are our most valuable assets, so we have developed a culture which takes care of our employees by offering an excellent benefit package and by providing opportunities for the future.
Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering or related field or considerable relevant experience in electric utility engineering
5 or more years of experience in managing engineering projects with background experience in engineering, project controls, construction, project coordination, or other closely related discipline