Plans, directs, and supervises activities of Line Department (General Foreman, Working Foremen, Linemen, and Operations Assistant). Responsible for all district construction, maintenance and operations. Manages the vegetation program.
Responsible for all district construction, maintenance, safety, budgeting, and operations, and assisting with fleet maintenance.
Participate in and responsible for driving OTEC safety culture.
Ensure that safety practices as described in the safety manual are followed.
Establish or recommend operation strategies, objectives, and policies/procedures for the cooperative.
Direct all approved internal/contracted construction, operations, maintenance and member activities and programs to obtain maximum productivity and effectiveness in the pursuit of strategic goals.
Deliver the projects within departmental annual work plans and other engineering studies to assure adequate system capacity, service reliability and workplace and public safety.
Review the cooperative’s power line and substation systems for overall integrity and recommends maintenance, upgrades or redesign.
Visit job sites before and after construction to ensure efficient crew performance due to logistical preparedness, as well as, conformance with OTEC construction standards.
Monitor progress and costs incurred in carrying out departmental work plans.
Assess the cooperative’s vehicle fleet needs and make recommendations to procurement.
Manage employee training.
Communicate with regulatory and government agencies to facilitate the and efficient construction and maintenance of facilities.
Attend functions, seminars, meetings, and activities essential to the wellbeing of the cooperative.
Participation in cooperative strategy and initiatives
Ten years of increasingly responsible experience in electric utility operations;
Experience supervising, coaching and developing employees
High school diploma or equivalent
Possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license (Class A Commercial Driver’s License, CDL preferred)
About Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative
Baker City, voted one of Rand McNally’s six most beautiful small towns in America three years in a row. The surrounding area includes unlimited opportunities for outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, hiking, biking and skiing. Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort boasts the best powder in Oregon, with an average annual snowfall of 300 inches.
OTEC offers a competitive pay and benefits package.
Please visit our web page at https://www.otecc.com/careers for more information and to view open positions.