Under the direction of the Electric Division Manager, the Assistant Electric Division Manager is responsible for the design, review, and coordination of electric projects and participates as part of the management team in the operation of MGED’s substation, electrical distribution and transmission system infrastructure.
Assistant Electric Manager Duties:
With the Division Manager, direct day-to-day operations and projects
Work with management team and line department to coordinate repairs and service restoration during weather events
Manage distribution system engineering including new projects and facility assessment
Provide direction, technical review and support for construction and projects
Conduct field inspections and final review of finished drawings
Supervise and inspect contractor work; resolve construction and contractor issues
Work with administrative staff on bids/proposals for equipment and professional services
Review plans and specifications submitted by contractors and engineers
Work with staff and consultants to meet regulatory compliance requirements
Participate in collective bargaining agreement negotiations
Conduct performance evaluations, recommend disciplinary actions and training
Assist in preparation of annual budget and long-term planning for resource needs
Facilitate positive working relationship with other town departments, colleagues, customers, industry peers, vendors and other agencies
Collaborate to maximize resources including digital map, work order system and smart meters
Maintain professional credentials including regular review of applicable electrical codes
Participate in technical meetings and conferences; meets with suppliers and manufacturers of electrical equipment
Recommend and implement safety procedures, training and guidelines; acquire necessary protective gear, tools and devices to enhance personnel and equipment safety
Respond to public concerns promptly, attend MGED Commission meetings and Select Board Meetings as necessary
Assist in preparation of short/long term Electric Division Planning
All interested applicants must apply in writing to Laura Robbins, Human Resources Supervisor, 32 South Main Street, Middleborough, Massachusetts 02346 or HR@mged.com
Applications are available at https://www.mged.com/Employment
Completion of a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related field, AND five (5) years of increasing responsibility related to an electric utility operation, project management and distribution system design, AND three (3) years of supervisory experience
Experience with electric utility advanced digital revenue metering, advanced digital protective relays, broadband/Wi-Fi infrastructure, fixed network and SCADA system experience preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office Word and Excel programs.
Ability to effectively communicate with customers and fellow employees.
Must be able to manage multiple projects/responsibilities simultaneously
A valid Massachusetts drivers’ license (required)
Additional Salary Information: The compensation package, expected to range between $90,000 - $130,000 in annual salary along with a generous benefit package, will be negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
Additional benefits include:
Flexible spending account
Paid leave—include vacation, sick, holiday, personal, bereavement, military pay, jury duty, etc.
Optional Disability insurance (AFLAC)
Optional Dental Insurance (Altus)
Optional Vision Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement benefits: Pension plan through Plymouth County Retirement and an optional 457 Account through Empower Retirement
Educational/ Tuition Assistance Programs
Training/ Learning and Development opportunities
and Career-advancement opportunities
The Mission of Middleborough Gas & Electric Department (MGED) is to provide natural gas and electric energy and any related service in an economic, reliable, safe and environmentally conscious manner in the true spirit of public service to the people and communities we serve.
MGED’s core values of respect and reliability are present in everything that we do. Our success is driven by our collaborative approach, our attention to detail and the talent and experience of our team.
MGED is a publicly owned entity, serving the needs of the communities of Middleborough, MA for gas and electric service and neighboring Lakeville, MA for electric service. With over 125 years of dedicated experience, our ratepayers are our top priority. Together we are paving the way for a new, innovative and bright future.