Pay Range 24 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$33.9878$50.9817
Hourly (42 hrs.)$32.3693$48.5540
Hourly (56 hrs.)$24.2770$36.4155

Electric Distribution Manager

Range: $70,694.60 - $106,041.91 (24)
Position Number: 6322

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for managing the electric distribution functions of the department.
Plans, designs, and supervises line crews in the installation and maintenance of underground distribution, overhead distribution, and transmission lines and in the construction and maintenance of substations.
Supervises service crews in the installation and maintenance of power lines; supervises and oversees tree trimming programs.
Coordinates and directs emergency and storm repair activities.
Reviews plans for major construction projects; makes recommendations for electrical service needs.
Provides contractors and builders with technical information relating to electrical   distribution project.
Compiles cost estimates on a variety of electrical projects, vegetation spraying, contract labor, right-of-way work, materials, and equipment.
Assists in the preparation and management of the annual division budget.
Responds to questions and complaints from customers.
Acquires easements and rights-of-way for power lines construction.
Serves as safety program instructor and line man career coordinator.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of electrical utilities operations.
Knowledge of the equipment, materials, principles and practices of the installation, repair, and maintenance of electric utilities.
Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations pertaining to electric   utilities.
Knowledge of safety procedures and guidelines.
Skill in analyzing data and making decisions.
Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
Skill in the use of general office equipment, including a computer, calculator, facsimile machine, and copier.
Skill in public and interpersonal relations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Utilities Director assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives.  The work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city ordinances, policies, and procedures, relevant federal and state laws and regulations, the National Electric Safety Code, and relevant building codes.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied managerial duties.  The necessity of working with the public contributes to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to manage the city’s electric utilities functions.  Success in this position provides the safe, reliable, and cost-effective delivery of electric utilities.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, representatives of utilities suppliers, consultants, contractors, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate personnel, and justify, negotiate, or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, or walking.  The employee occasionally lifts light objects, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office or outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather, and may require the use of protective devices.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has direct supervision over Electric Crew Supervisor (6), Electric Service Worker (4), Distribution Staking Engineer (1), Line Technician III (10), Line Technician II (8), Line Technician I (6), Lead Tree Trimmer (2), Heavy Equipment Operator (2), Tree Trimmer I (2), and Groundsworker (4).
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.