Supervisor of Substation Engineering Rochester Public Utilities
The City of Rochester is committed to a community where all members feel a sense of belonging. We commit to recognizing the diversity of our community members, listening to ALL voices and providing equitable services to create an inclusive place to live, play and work. We believe EQUITY should be at the center of all our work. We strive to represent our community in our teammates, as we know that diverse and inclusive teams are more innovative, and have an empowering impact on the work, progress and culture of our community.
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RPU, a division of the City of Rochester, MN, is the largest municipal utility in the State of Minnesota. RPU serves over 57,000 electric customers and 41,000 water customers in a 60 square mile service area, and has revenues nearing $161 million annually.
Nature of Work This professional supervisory position is responsible for supervising the electric substation and communications engineering technical sections along with supervision and oversight of NERC compliance and develops budgets and schedules related to these areas. This position provides project management and technical assistance to utility operating sections and oversees both electrical design and construction standards and studies related to system planning and operation. The primary emphasis of this position is electric substations, communications, and NERC compliance, but this individual may be involved with other engineering areas and systems as necessary.
Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled. We look forward to hearing more about your interest in this role.
The 2022 salary for this opportunity is $109,450 to $160,959.
Education and Experience A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university; AND five (5) years of progressively responsible full-time employment experience in planning, development, and/or design of electric utility substation and controls systems, with at least three (3) years of supervisory/management/leadership experience directing professional or support staff.
Licenses and Certificates Certification as a Professional Engineer (PE) from the State of Minnesota within one year of hire as a condition of continued employment.
Valid driver's license
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Experience with supervising technical engineering employees
Experience with designing urban electric transmission distribution systems
Experience with ArcGIS, SAP, CAPE, Synergi, OCALC, EasyPower, or similar computer programs
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working with others to meet shared objectives.
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Decision Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Directs Work: Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.
Demonstrates Self-Awareness: Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
The City of Rochester is Minnesota’s third largest City with a population of growing quickly. Rochester is home to the Mayho Clinic and Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) is the largest municipal utility in the State of Minnesota, serving over 57,000 electric customers and 41,000 water customers in a 60 square mile service area.