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Engineering Manager

Post Date
September 29, 2021

Expiration Date
September 29, 2022

Rocky Mount (Nash/Edgecombe Co.), NC

City of Rocky Mount

Job Summary

This position is responsible for managing the operations of the Energy Resources Engineering Division.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plans and designs the electric transmission and distribution systems and electric substations for load growth and replacement of aging equipment and facilities to ensure safe, reliable, and cost-effective delivery of electrical power.
  • Oversees and provides direction to Substation operations including the construction, operation, and maintenance of substations. Oversees and provides direction to Electric Meter Shop operations including new meter installations, change-outs, testing, calibration, large industrial/commercial meter readings and other meter shop functions.
  • Oversees the acquisition, maintenance and analysis of Energy Resources department GIS data and associated computer applications; prepares recurring and special reports on system operation and performance.
  • Oversees and provides direction to the Energy Resources Maintenance Crew in the construction, repair, and maintenance of Energy Resources department buildings and other facilities.
  • Provides leadership and supervision to subordinates; ensures productivity, adherence to policies, effective performance evaluations, and individual skill development; practices and enforces safety rules and ensures proper use of personal protective equipment.
  • Prepares and administers the annual division budget within authorized fiscal limits; verifies and approves the division payroll; reviews and approves all materials, vendors, and contractors involved with division activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of electric transmission and distribution systems.
  • Knowledge of engineering practices related to transformer design and construction.
  • Knowledge of lighting applications and performance.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations related to electric utilities.
  • Knowledge of project management theories and practices.
  • Skill in the interpretation and application of federal, state, and local policies, codes, and laws.
  • Skill in the supervision of personnel.
  • Skill in analyzing problems and identifying solutions.
  • Skill in preparing clear and accurate reports.
  • Skill in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships.
  • Skill in evaluating and establishing written policies and procedures.
  • Skill in setting priorities for competing projects.
  • Skill in performing mathematical calculations.
  • Skill in operating computers and other standard office equipment.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Certification as a Professional Engineer or Engineer in Training.


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