The City of Marshall is seeking a Director of Electric Utilities to manage the City’s electrical production, distribution and metering departments. There are approximately 4,500 commercial, industrial and residential electrical customers. The City is seeing a load growth from 27 MW to over 50 MW. A new sub-station is planned for construction in 2022. The successful candidate will be a people person with exceptional leadership skills and solid knowledge of overhead and underground electric distribution, transformers, meters, and budgeting. A full job description can be found at www.cityofmarshall.com. Will report to the City Manager.
Five to eight years of progressively responsible experience required. Municipal utility experience and bachelor’s degree in related field a plus.
The City of Marshall, Michigan is a quaint Norman Rockwell style community with a population of 7,068 in lower, central Michigan. Located less than one hour from the campuses of the University of Michigan & Michigan State University, two hours from Detroit and beautiful Lake Michigan, and three hours from Chicago. The City has installed a Fiber to the Premise system to every property in the City with symmetrical speeds up to 10 mbps.
The community is seeing unusual growth with over $1 billion of industrial growth. Located at the intersection of I 94 and I-69, the crossroads of international highways, the City is preparing for large industrial and residential growth with a 1,000-acre mega industrial site. The downtown district is 97% commercially occupied. The City has the largest National Historic Landmark District in Michigan with many neighborhoods of historic homes.