Job Details


Position Title:Electric Operations Supervisor (Electric Line Construction Sup)
Reference Number:17.168
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Email:recruitment@roseville.ca.us
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:SALARY: $10,649 to $14,271 monthly (26 pay periods annually)

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 50 qualified applications or closing at 5:00 pm, June 9, 2017; whichever occurs first.


IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.


THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Electric Operations Supervisor (Electric Line Construction Supervisor) in the Electric Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 6:00am –3:30pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

DEFINITION

To plan, organize, direct and supervise electric operations within the Electric Utility Department; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Position may be assigned to one or more of the following electric utility operational areas: line construction and maintenance, troubleshooting, metering, dispatch, warehouse, vegetation management, or street lighting.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

• Receives general direction from the Electric Operations Manager.
• Exercises direct supervision over assigned technical staff.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for assigned staff; implement policies and procedures.
• Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of assigned staff.
• Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.
• Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for equipment, supplies, and services; monitor and control expenditures.
• Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures.
• Oversee asset deployment, specification, monitoring, costing and tracking; act as technical lead in support of the department’s asset management system.
• Implement and develop policies to ensure compliance with NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation) and FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) electric regulatory reliability standards, guidelines and regulations.
• Supervise new construction and capital improvement projects, cable replacement work, and general replacement and improvements.
• Confer with developers, engineers, contractors and City engineering staff, other divisions and departments, and outside agencies regarding electric utility projects and activities.
• Conduct site visits to assess construction, operation and other conditions and perform inspections before, during and after construction.
• Review project plans and drawings with crew leaders and other staff as appropriate.
• Recommend changes based on field observations and operational problems.
• Provide technical advice and assistance on difficult work problems.
• Coordinate material delivery needs of assigned staff and crews.
• Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

• Principles and practices of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring systems.
• Methods, equipment, tools and materials used in the maintenance, construction, operations and installation of electric utility equipment.
• Components and parts used in electric transmission and distribution systems.
• Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluations.
• Principles and practices of budget monitoring.
• Principles and practices of safety management.
• Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.

Ability to:

• Organize, implement and direct electric utility operations/activities.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
• On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently reach, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while conducting field inspections; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.
• Supervise assigned staff during prolonged work schedules during emergencies, seasonally-caused circumstances in varying weather and temperature conditions.
• Interpret and explain pertinent regulatory standards and department policies and procedures.
• Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget.
• Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.
• Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training

Experience:


Three years of increasingly responsible experience in electric utility systems operations, construction, maintenance and repair work; including one year providing technical and functional supervision over assigned personnel.

Training:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Positions assigned to Line Construction require completion of a recognized power line apprenticeship program.

License or Certificate

Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

1. Your responses to questions 2-6, the applicant’s education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula. Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information. This experience must also be described in the “Work Experience" section of this application. Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your “Work Experience” section in the application will not be scored. I understand and agree with the above instructions.
Yes
No

2. How many years of increasingly responsible experience do you have in electrical systems construction, maintenance and repair work?
None
Less than 3 years
3-4 Years
4-5 Years
5-6 Years
6-7 Years
7+ Years

3. Describe your training, knowledge and experience that would benefit Roseville Electric's Operations Division if you were selected for this position. What have you done to prepare yourself for a position managing electric utility field workers?

4. What does a successful supervisor look like to you? What traits are needed and what would you describe as the most important quality?

5. How have you gained commitment from your team?

6. What is the most difficult part of being a leader?


SELECTION PROCESS

All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination. The applicant’s experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations. Please note that applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be required to respond to an online Criminal Conviction Questionnaire sent via e-mail. Failure to respond to this questionnaire within (5) five calendar days of the e-mail notification will result in your application not being considered further. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.


THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
Job Status:Regular / Benefitted, Salary
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