Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Inc. (SDCEA), located in Buena Vista, Colorado, is accepting applications for the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) due to the announced retirement of its current COO.
The COO is responsible for the oversight of all engineering and operations functions of SDCEA. This is a salaried, staff-level position that is exempt from overtime. This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
The successful candidate must have a strong record of proven experience overseeing the operations of an electric utility. The successful candidate must also possess engineering skills, excellent communication and personnel management skills, project and contract management skills, and deep industry knowledge.
The successful candidate will have experience with RUS paperwork, construction work plans, long-range system planning, work order processes, and documentation required as a RUS borrower.
Demonstrated experience with the RESAP process and commitment to a comprehensive safety program are a must. The COO is also expected to deal with consumers, the public and the media, in all areas of communication. A college degree, preferably in electrical engineering is desired. Experience in strategic planning and execution is highly desirable.
Following offer of employment but before beginning work, this position is subject to pre-employment background and credit checks, driver history, and pre-employment drug screening. Reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug and alcohol screening also apply.
A cover letter, resume, professional and personal references as well as an SDCEA job application are required. This position will be open until filled.
All other submissions and any inquiries are to be directed to COO Search, Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Inc., P. O. Box 2013, Buena Vista, Colorado 81211, 719-395-2412, firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Sangre de Cristo Electric Assn., Inc.
Sangre de Cristo Electric Assn., Inc is based in Buena Vista, Colorado with a service warehouse in Westcliffe, Colorado. SDCEA provides electricity to more than 13,000 accounts in the spectacular Rocky Mountains of central Colorado. For more information about SDCEA, visit the company’s website, myelectric.coop.