BGMU is accepting internal and external applications for Electric Engineering Superintendent. This position monitors the work performed by Engineering Department personnel and closely interrelates with Engineering personnel to ensure a steady and harmonizing flow of work from the department while providing oversight and design for major projects. Essential duties of the position include:
Prepares or directs the preparation of designs, drawings and specifications for the construction and operation of facilities, including transmission and distribution systems.
Studies engineering standards, keeping abreast of new developments.
Reviews customer-owned distributed resource interconnection requests, and ensures compliance with BGMU’s interconnection guidelines and procedures.
Initiates and prepares load and line studies and makes recommendations on system expansion, protection and reliability.
Prepares or assists in the preparation of contracts, estimates, easements, operating policies and other documents.
Assists data processing relative to engineering functions as requested.
Works with management in preparing the engineering budget.
Stays abreast of new and emerging trends and technologies in the industry.
Works closely with other departments.
Will be subject to emergency after-hours availability.
The successful candidate must have theoretical knowledge and practical application of engineering principles and practices, and a general understanding of TVA’s wholesale and retail billing structure. Requires the ability to prepare engineering studies and comprehensive reports with recommendations. A general knowledge of electrical hazards and necessary safety precautions is required. A thorough knowledge of the BGMU service area is desired. Must have the ability to read and interpret prints and to plan, assign and transmit oral and written instructions. Must keep fully informed on new developments, equipment, tools and methods used in the work. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and must be able to learn utility-specific software such as MilSoft, Windmill Map, and iVue (NiSC).
Minimum: Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology with five (5) years of work experience in electric utility engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provide the skills and knowledge necessary for the evaluation, interpretation and understanding of an electrical transmission and distribution system.
Preferred: Registered Professional Engineer
About Bowling Green Municipal Utilities
Bowling Green Municipal Utilities provides electricity, water, wastewater services and high speed commercial data services to the Bowling Green area. The utility serves approximately 30,000 electric customers, 20,000 water/wastewater customers and 550 commercial fiber customers. A team of 190 employees work together to provide reliable services that enhance the quality of life in Bowling Green and Warren County.