Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Operations Manager reporting directly to the CEO at our headquarters in Albia, Iowa. The position requires 10 years of experience with 3 years or more of progressive management being highly desired in the electric utility or related industry. An extensive knowledge of building and maintaining an electrical distribution system, to include both overhead and underground lines is required.
Other areas of desired expertise include:
Strong knowledge of RUS specifications, National Electric Code, National Electric Safety Code and OSHA Rules and Regulations.
The ability to learn the policies and procedures of Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc and ensure their compliance.
The ability to assess the organization’s needs as they relate to maintenance and construction, and then work with the CEO to develop and implement strategies to address those needs.
Productive interaction with internal and external contacts.
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate, motivate, train and supervise people with enthusiasm.
Proficiency with Milsoft, Futura, Elster Honeywell AMI Meters, Windows and Microsoft Office applications.
Knowledge of ESRI based GIS software, OMS and SEDC CIS systems.
Applicants must have a high school diploma and have successfully completed a 4-year electrical lineman apprenticeship program or have closely related advanced job experience or specialized vocational training. A commitment to teamwork and the cooperative principles is desirable.
Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative is a member owned electric distribution cooperative with over 6,300 meters and 1,300 miles of overhead and underground distribution lines. CVEC is located in southeast Iowa and only minutes away from Lake Rathbun and Honey Creek Resort.
Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative offers an excellent benefits package, including a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications.
Qualified applicants should send a resume, a minimum of three professional references and salary expectations by July 19, 2019 to: Heather Anderson, HR & Marketing Coordinator; PO Box 486; Albia, IA 52531 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.