ENGINEERING and OPERATIONS MANAGER - Russellville

The Russellville Electric Plant Board is seeking qualified candidates.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A BS in Engineering, Networking or Business Management or directly related experience
  • 5+ years’ experience leading teams
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to manage cross-functional teams
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Supervisory Experience in Electric / Fiber System Distribution
  • Advance technical expertise with knowledge of OSP Engineering and Construction
  • Ability to consistently deliver outstanding customer service and to understand their needs
  • Must be self-motivated and able to accomplish objectives with accountability
  • Ability to analyze problems and determine resolution in a fast-paced, stressful environment
  • Results driven with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi task while managing the team
  • Must maintain professionalism and positive service attitude at all times
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals, teams, manager, and external vendors

For complete job specs or to submit your resume, please contact: kreeves@epbnet.com

P.O. Box 418
Russellville, KY 42276
Attn: Administration

About EPBsmartnet:

The Russellville Electric Plant Board (EPBsmartnet) is a not-for-profit, public power and broadband services provider serving the city of Russellville, Kentucky.  EPBsmartnet operates an electric system and a high-speed optical fiber network that today offers phone, cable and internet services to over 4000 homes and businesses in the Russellville area, and was recognized as the first “Gig” city in Kentucky.  The mission of the Russellville Electric Plant Board (EPBsmartnet) is to meet our customer’s energy and telecommunication needs with excellent customer service at the lowest feasible cost, while providing the highest quality of life for our community and employees.


ENGINEERING and OPERATIONS MANAGER

Hopkinsville Electric System and EnergyNet (ky) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Engineering and Operations Manager.  This position requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent training and experience, a minimum of of five (5) years' supervisory experience as well as practical experience in electric system distribution. 

Applicants shouls be experienced in all aspects of utility engineering, including staking, system coordination, GIS, AMI, SCADA and substation maintenance.  

Excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Please send resume to

Hopkinsville Electric System,
Attn. Jeff Hurd
PO Box 728, 1820 E. 9th Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42241

or email jhurd@hop-electric.com  
HES is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


OPERATIONS MANAGER - Rolla Municipal Utilities

Rolla Municipal Utilities (RMU) is seeking applicants to replace our Operations Manager who is retiring in early 2017. Reporting directly to the RMU General Manager, the Operations Manager is responsible for all RMU field operations including engineering, electric and water crews, tree trimming, service and meter reading staff, inventory and technicians. Responsibilities include the management and maintenance of RMU assets, supervision of RMU Service Department staff, provide leadership to assist staff in functioning as a team, and to provide leadership in maintaining a productive, cost-effective and safe workplace. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to lead the planning, operational, engineering, and community service initiatives of the utility. The successful candidate will be one of high integrity with excellent personnel and communication skills. An emphasis will be placed on the ability to build relationships with employees, customers, the community, and associated organizations. RMU offers competitive compensation and benefit packages. 

Rolla Municipal Utilities (RMU) serves 9,300 electric and 7,650 water meters with a $31 million operating budget. The electric system consists of 8 miles of 138kV transmission lines, 175 miles of distribution lines, and 15 distribution substations. RMU’s Water system includes 145 miles of water main, 19 deep water wells, two pump stations and 5 storage tanks. The water system has obtained an ISO1 rating in large part to our aggressive main replacement. We maintain a modern equipment fleet with financial reserves in place. RMU operates under an independent Board of Public Works which provides oversight to the Utility. Our business operates independent of the City of Rolla, but in close coordination with the City’s Public Works and other City Departments for planned expansions and reconstruction projects.

Rolla is located at the intersection of I-44 and U.S. Highway 63in beautiful South Central Ozarks.Rolla is a regional hub with a growing Engineering University, Regional Medical Facility and expanding industry. Rolla is centrally located within the state and less than 100 miles from St. Louis, Jefferson City, Columbia and Springfield. The beautiful scenery provides the backdrop but the City is blessed with an outstanding history, numerous recreational opportunities, with excellent public and private schools. Our team consists of 55 dedicated utility professionals providing electric and water services to 20,000 residents and businesses in the historic town of Rolla, Missouri.

Applications will be accepted at RMU Business Office, P.O. Box 767, 102 W 9th Street, Rolla, Missouri 65402 through Friday, April 15, 2016 or until the position is filled. Applications and a complete job description can be found on the RMU website at www.rollamunicipalutilities.org under “About Us” tab. Pre-employment drug screening, health exam and background check required. 

Questions regarding this career opportunity can be directed to RMU General Manager, Rodney 

P. Bourne, P.E. during normal business hours, 573.364.1572 or by email to rbourne@rollamunicipalutilities.org.


GENERAL MANAGER - Morehead

The Morehead Utility Plant Board, Morehead, KY, is looking for a proven manager to serve as its General Manager. Responsible for oversight of gas, water and wastewater enterprises, including administration, technology and system maintenance to insure safe and regulatory compliant operation. Bachelors’ degree in related field plus minimum of five years progressively responsible management experience, including supervisory, financial, strategic planning, and public relations; utilities management experience preferred, but not required. Reports to 5-member Board of Directors. Salary DOQ; liberal benefits package.

For more information, visit our web site at www.mupb.com; to apply, forward cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to bhammonds@mupb.com or contact us at 135 South Wilson Avenue, Morehead, KY 40351 (606-784-8313).

Position will remain open until filled. MUPB is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.