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Utilities Electric Operations Manager (T & D Operations, Non-Classified)

City of Riverside
Riverside, California 92522
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


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Salary Range: $134,580 - $163,584 Annually

Excellent Benefits!

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The City of Riverside Public Utilities Department is seeking a highly qualified and results oriented leader to fill the position of Utilities Electric Operations Manager in the Energy Delivery Division.  The Utilities Electric Operations Manager (T & D, Non-Classified*) is a direct report to the Assistant General Manager for Energy Delivery and oversees a staff of approximately 61 employees, primarily utility operations staff tasked with responsibilities over several aspects of operating the energy delivery system including; Utility Dispatch/System Operations, SCADA, Substation Construction and Maintenance, Meter Shop, Substation Test Technicians, and General Stores.  The 24x7x365 nature of this work, and the volume of work taking place on a continuous basis, requires someone with strong organizational and leadership skills.

*Positions designated as Non-Classified are exempt from the classified service. The Incumbent shall be appointed "at-will" and serve at the pleasure of the City Manager.

Position Overview:
Under general direction, to plan, coordinate, supervise and review the daily operation of the Electric System, including shifting electrical loads, switching electrical equipment and dispatching repair crews, and the construction, testing, maintenance and the repair of all substation electric-electronic equipment, SCADA computer system including hardware, software, system development, maintenance and repair and to do related work as required.



Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Assist in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities.
  • Plan, schedule, assign and supervise central substation operations and the installation, construction, testing, maintenance and repair of electrical substation equipment. 
  • Participate in conferences with engineers, other utilities and City staff regarding projects and project problems; review project plans and drawings with crew supervisors, making change recommendations based on field observation and operation problems; inspect field projects in progress and upon completion; provide technical advice and assistance on difficult work problems; evaluate work methods and procedures used in field operations, recommending improvements.
  • Participate in the safety program and coordinate the training of apprentices.
  • Preparation and administration of Production and Operations Fiscal Budgets.
  • Maintain project and general operating records and prepare reports as required.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Capital Improvement Plan.
  • Select, supervise, train and evaluate subordinates.


Education: Equivalent to completion of twelfth grade, preferably supplemented by advanced course work in technical fields applicable to the electrical power field.

Experience: Three years of supervisory experience in substation construction, maintenance or operations.

Necessary Special Requirement:

Possession of an appropriate, valid class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operators License.

Highly Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.
Five years of experience working within a municipal utility agency.

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