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Electric Supervisor
POSITION TITLE: ELECTRIC SUPERVISOR
EXEMPTION STATUS: Non-Exempt
JOB FAMILY: Public Works and Utilities
JOB LEVEL: 29
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for supervising and participating in the installation, maintenance, alteration and repair of overhead electrical lines, underground cables, electrical substations, and related electrical equipment.
POSITION RELATIONSHIPS
SUPERVISES: This position has functional supervision over Journeyman Lineman (3) Apprentice Lineman (0) and Ground-worker (0).
COST CENTER #: Public Works and Utilities
SUPERVISED BY: Electric Superintendent

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• To support the vision, mission and guiding principles of the city.

• While performing any procedure, all personnel must observe applicable Safety, Health, and Environmental rules and guidelines.

• Attend and participate in training opportunities and seminars relevant to this position.

• Adhere to appropriate city operating procedures, benefit rules, employment, and safety policies/practices.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Supervises and participates in the maintenance of overhead electrical lines; repairs sagging wires and trims or removes tree limbs from electrical system rights-of-way.

• Maintains electrical substations, including maintaining breakers, regulators and switches.

• Installs and maintains metering.

• Installs transformers and switches to provide commercial and residential electrical services, including temporary services.

• Responds to customer service calls related to power outages, accidents, fires, and weather conditions.

• Remains on call to restore power outages.

• Installs and maintains streetlights, including overhead and underground lighting and residential and commercial security lights.

• Assists with the duties of other departmental utility crews as needed.

• Attends training school as required.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Directs field employees as needed

JOB SCOPE

The purpose of this position is to supervise the installation, maintenance, and repair electrical lines and equipment. Successful performance helps ensure the safe, efficient, and effective provision of electrical services.

The work consists of varied duties in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment, substations, wires and cables. The work is made difficult by extreme weather conditions and working with energized conductors.

COMMUNICATIONS/CUSTOMER CONTACT

• Contacts are typically with co-workers, builders, developers, electricians, property owners, and utility service customers.

• Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems, and motivate personnel.

COMPETENCIES/SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING PREFERRED:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

• High School diploma or GED. Three to five years of related experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Must comply with the U.S. Department of Transportation's Part 382 – Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing Policy.

• Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

• ITS (Integrated Transmission System) certified.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of approved methods, materials and tools used in overhead and underground utility construction and maintenance.

• Knowledge of electrical construction, maintenance and repair practices and procedures.

• Knowledge of safety precautions and occupational hazards in performing line crew operations and maintenance work, as well as applicable electrical and safety codes.

• Knowledge of City and Department Policies and Procedures.

• Skill in the use of such tools and equipment as chippers, chainsaws, backhoes, trenchers, and compression tools.

• Skill in working with high voltage electrical lines.

• Skill in operating bucket and line trucks.

• Skill in utilizing a line locator, fault locator, recording voltage meter, and other specialized tools and equipment of the electrical trade.

• Skill in oral and written communication.

JOB CONDITIONS: (SEE EXAMPLES BELOW)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is:

• The work typically will be outdoors while inspecting departmental work or locating utilities.

• The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, irritating chemicals and occasional inclement weather.

• The work requires the use of protective devices such as gloves

• The work typically will be outdoors while inspecting departmental work or locating utilities.

• The work is typically performed with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping.

• The employee must frequently lift light and heavy objects, climb ladders and use tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.