The City of Ukiah invites applications for Electric Superintendent with our Electric Utility Department!
Up to $25,000 signing bonus (depending on qualifications)
Reimbursement of up to $25,000 for moving expenses (negotiable)
Up to $8,000 housing benefit (negotiable)
Vacation bank incentive and transferred sick bank (negotiable)
Under direction of the Electric Utility Director, this classification will plan, schedule, assign, and supervise the work of line crews engaged in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems, substations, hydro facilities, and street lighting systems; provide safety, technical, and construction training to crews; coordinate the electric operations activities with other divisions and departments; and to do related work as assigned.
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Methods, materials, and tools used in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground street lighting and electrical distribution systems.
Laws and regulations covering the erection, construction, and maintenance of overhead and underground power lines in California.
Installation and maintenance of transformers, circuit breakers, switches, meters, and other electrical equipment.
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Safe equipment operation and construction work practices.
Advanced knowledge in the application of codes and safety procedures.
Record-keeping and reporting procedures.
Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook, and other software as necessary.
Plan, schedule, and assign work for others.
Read and interpret construction plans and specifications.
Supervise, train, and evaluate subordinates.
Keep records and prepare reports.
Make estimates of materials and costs.
Follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Research, learn, and implement new technologies.
Minimum of -seven years journey-level electrical line work.
Minimum of two years of experience in a supervisory role.
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Certification in First Aid, CPR, and AED.
Journeyman lineworker recognized by the IBEW 1245.
Necessary Special Requirement:
Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License.
The City of Ukiah (pop. approx. 16,075) is the regional employment and services hub of Mendocino and Lake Counties, located in the beautiful Northern California Yokayo Valley, and surrounded by rich grape vineyards, pear orchards, and coastal mountains. Situated on the Highway 101 corridor, Ukiah is approximately two hours north of San Francisco, providing easy access to Bay Area resources. Ukiah also benefits from close proximity to the Mendocino Coast and spectacular redwood forests, and enjoys an abundance of recreational, arts, and cultural amenities throughout Mendocino County. The City’s growing trail system, walkable downtown and neighborhood areas, and broad recreational programming appeals to residents of all ages and interests that draws an increasing amount of participants, builds community, and provides family-friendly fun.
As the county seat of Mendocino County, Ukiah is a full-service city providing a range of municipal services, including police and fire protection, water, sewer, electric, land use planning and development services, street maintenance, parks and recreation services including a museum and 18-hole golf course, and an airport. The City is governed by... a five?member Council, elected at?large by the citizens of Ukiah, and the Mayor rotates annually among all Councilmembers .