This position oversees, manages, administers and directs activities associated with the day-to-day functions of the Electrical Engineering Division, and performs a variety of electrical engineering duties for the City of Gillette.
Performs a variety of management and supervisory functions; hires, trains, assigns, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel.
Provides conceptual design, detailed design, and construction management for a wide variety of projects, including transmission lines, distribution lines and electrical substations.
Utilizes computer equipment and a variety of specialized technical engineering programs to assure efficient and cost-effective operation of City facilities.
Interfaces with co-owned electrical generation facilities to monitor electrical dispatch services and operational effectiveness of coal-fired boilers and natural gas-fired combustion turbines.
Compiles and evaluates data and information for various City and departmental reports.
Coordinates related electrical activities with other departments and organizations including other utilities and governmental agencies.
Prepare and review technical engineering drawings for construction of electrical services and utility projects.
Originates documentation for project bidding processes, prepares contract documents for capital and maintenance electrical system projects, and oversees activities of engineering consultants and contractors; reviews progression of multiple projects at one time and determines compliance to schedule and established specifications.
Performs and coordinates substation engineering activities, including system protection, SCADA, oil testing and component testing.
Performs a variety of electrical system engineering activities, including development of fuse coordination, maintenance of system one line drawings, determination of capacitor placement and calculation of plans to mitigate arc flash hazards.
Prepares preliminary and final cost estimates for department projects. Assists and advises electrical personnel on technical metering issues.
Maintains and updates construction and engineering standards for the Utilities Department.
Represents the city in responding to questions from the general public, staff and elected officials regarding electrical services, utilities projects, infrastructure design or repair, and other engineering topics.
Identifies and monitors long- and short-range goals and objectives; designs and/or oversees development of performance measures, deliverables and related strategic planning efforts.
Incorporates strategic planning into the budget process; identifies staffing, equipment, facilities and related needs; identifies funding requirements and revenue sources; oversees budget development, preparation and presentations as needed; monitors budget allocation; reviews and oversees approval of budget expenditures, purchases, and procurement.
Performs related duties.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
Knowledge of applicable city, county, state and federal statutes, rules, ordinances, codes, regulations, administrative orders, case law and other governing rules and regulations.
Knowledge of the principles of management and supervision, public sector budgeting/GAAP, strategic planning, file and records management, and inventory control.
Knowledge of customer utilization equipment, electrical machines, equipment, motor control techniques, and selection of equipment size and characteristics.
Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
Skill in reading, understanding, interpreting and applying relevant city, county, state and federal statutes, rules, ordinances, codes, regulations, administrative orders, case law, and other governing rules and regulations.
Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands and in working within deadlines to complete projects and assignments.
Skill in assessing, analyzing, identifying and implementing solutions to complex problems.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations.
Skill in the use of computers and job-related software programs.
Internal Number: UD/13
About City of Gillette - Local Municipality
The City is a stable organization in excellent financial health with many long-term, dedicated employees.Incorporated in 1892, the City of Gillette is a Home Rule City operating under the statutes of the State of Wyoming and Municipal Codes.