Transmission and Distribution Manager

Post Date
October 27, 2022

Expiration Date

New Bern, NC

City of New Bern

Job Summary

Performs complex management, professional and administrative work in the development, design and operation of electrical transmission and distribution system activities; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Utilities. Supervision is exercised over assigned personnel.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develops long-range plans of the department; estimates project cost; prepares lists of construction materials for purchasing and gives advice on construction projects.
  • Mentors and facilitates the succession planning within the division.
  • Develops training program for the department.
  • Makes surveys and studies based on economic engineering practices in order to prepare plans for proposed construction projects.
  • Coordinates with other utility and City engineering personnel to avoid conflicts of utilities construction projects with other services.
  • Coordinates with outside resources and City staff to ensure proper construction, operation, maintenance of substations and other points of interconnect within the bulk electric system (BES).
  • Procures and manages external engineering, construction, maintenance and testing services necessary for the construction and operation of the electrical system.
  • Makes on-site inspections of work to ensure compliance with plans.
  • Provides complex technical support for all-electric division operations.
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Job Requirements

  • Considerable experience in electrical power systems engineering, construction, operation and/or maintenance of electric power systems is most desirable.
  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in electrical
    engineering or power systems.


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