The Electric Manager must be able to understand standard electrical distribution, construction, and maintenance methods. These roles include but are not limited to, receiving projects from the General Manager and ensure they are completed in a timely manner, resolve conflicts within the department as well with the public, and work with and assist other department managers and the General Manager as needed. The manager will plan, organize, direct, and review the work of employees in the operation and maintenance of the Electric Department.
The position requires the individual to oversee trouble calls and emergency work to ensure a high safety standard as well as minimal outage time for the customers. Authorize and track expenditures within the Electric Department. Assist the General Manager in the preparation of an annual budget by providing input relative to the Electric Department’s current and future needs. Works under the general supervision of the General Manager. Responsible for overseeing all things related to the daily operations of the Electric Department. Interaction with customers, sales representatives, contractors, plant managers, community leaders and other electric utility leaders projecting a positive image for the utility and the city.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Have a Bachelor Degree in Engineering, or related field; Six years of electric utility experience, three years of which is in a managerial or supervisory role. -OR- High School diploma or Equivalent; Ten years of experience in electric distribution, three of which is in managerial or supervisory role. -OR- Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in successfully performing the essential functions of the job.
About Clarksville Connected Utilities
Clarksville Connected Utilities (CCU) is a municipally owned utility belonging to the people of Clarksville, Arkansas. The population of Clarksville was 9,251 as of the last census and has experienced consistent growth for the last few decades. The utility currently provides electric, water and wastewater services to the community of Clarksville on a retail level. In addition, CCU serves water to an additional eight (8) wholesale water systems, which means that we actually serve to a population of approximately 28,000 in the Arkansas River Valley area.
CCU is unique from a number of di?erent aspects. It is one (1) of only fourteen (14) cities in the State of Arkansas to own an electric utility. CCU serves over 4,500 customers and has a healthy industrial load for a community of just under 10,000. CCU's energy portfolio includes a substantial percentage of renewable energy sources via hydro, solar, wind and landfill gas generation from our four (4) power suppliers. During certain conditions the energy supply for Clarksville Connected is approximately 54% renewable/non-emitting. The electric utility system has a summer peak at over 50 megawatt’s. Another aspect unique to CCU is we... use Ozone as our primary disinfection method for water rather than chlorine at our sixteen (16 MGD) million gallon plant capacity. The current water plant is well positioned to increase its capacity another 8 MGD to 24 MGD in the future with a few additional upgrades to the existing plant. The final unique aspect of CCU is the utility has a an all optical fiber network capable of delivering GIG speed bandwidth IP services to both businesses and residents in the Clarksville area.
Ultimately it is our people which make the difference. Our company is made up of people who live, play and raise families here so we care about the Clarksville community. What this means is our response time to customer needs across all of our utility offerings comes with a level of customers service no big utility can match. We are made up of local people who get things done.
Clarksville Arkansas is located in Johnson County and nestled between the Arkansas River and the Foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Interstate 40 and US Highway 64 intersect within the city limits. Clarksville-Johnson County is widely known for its peaches, scenic byways and abundance of natural outdoor recreational activities which include abundant hunting, fishing, floating, and walking trails. Visit www.clarksvillear.gov for an overview of our beautiful community.