Summary Description: To promote safety, conduct training, perform inspections, and assist both the EMCs and North Carolina Electric Cooperatives’ Statewide with compliance in Federal and State regulations with regard to the safety of all associated employees and the public.
Academic and Trade Qualifications: Two years of college or more – (AAS/BS degree preferred). Demonstrated successful experience in teaching line construction. Experienced with electric power transmission and distribution line construction and maintenance. Training in supervision of safety and/or loss control and program planning is highly desirable. A nationally recognized safety designation such as CLCP or CUSP or equivalent is preferred.
Work Experience: Must have demonstrated successful experience in teaching/ instruction of others. Implementation of digital learning platforms is highly desirable. Should have experience in a responsible supervisory position involving planning of work programs, budgeting, directing programs and evaluating results. Prior journeyman lineman experience is desirable. Experience in the rural electrification program preferred.
Training, safety, & inspection in conjunction w/EMCs and Nash Community College.
Develop safety and training programs to be presented to the employees of the North Carolina Electric Cooperatives as assigned and at Nash Community College.
Responsible for apprenticeship program oversite, school substation maintenance, and enhance program development by introduction of emerging technologies (e.g., solar/grid modernization, and digital learning).
Visit assigned Cooperatives to conduct inspections for RESAP re/certifications, conduct safety meetings as required and consult within agreed upon safety parameters.
Assist cooperatives as requested in storm restoration locally and out of state.
Perform other related duties as prescribed by management.
Job Knowledge: Must have knowledge of instructional techniques, program planning and be familiar with digital learning platforms such as Moodle, and related technology such as I-Pads and Apps. Must have working knowledge of the safety codes, standards, and regulations (National Electric Safety Code, RUS Specifications, American National Standards Institute Standards and Occupational Safety & Health Administration Regulations, NCDOL, NCDOT, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) as they effect the electric power industry, and be knowledgeable of the trends and developments in the industry as they relate to safety and line work. Should possess a working knowledge of safe work practices and procedures in the electric utility industry, especially in transmission and distribution applications. Having obtained the OSHA 30 hr. class certificate is highly desirable.
Abilities and Skills: Should be skilled in effectively dealing with students/employees. Must be self-motivated with an independent work ethic. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with Nash CC president, VP’s and associated admin, including different employee and management levels of NC Electric Coops. Must be proficient with PowerPoint and Word. Experience with social media platforms a must. Must be able to convert all phases of linemen progression and current operational skills into a training environment. A valid (North Carolina) driver's license (or equivalent), is mandatory.
Relationships and Contacts: Reports directly to NCAEC Field Manager, works closely with the Services Manager and Nash Community College personnel. Will be responsible to coordinate meetings and specific needs with assigned member cooperatives through the designated cooperative employee. Will work with line employees, office staff and upper management. Additionally, responsible for scheduling and facilitating assigned schools at Nash CC.
Working Conditions: Required travel time is 50% with 50% of time being spent in the office/ school environment. An office in the home is necessary. May be called upon nights or weekends to assist with emergency operations for EMCs experiencing severe weather conditions.
Company Profile: NCEMC (http://ncemcs.com/about/ncemc.htm) is one of the largest generation and transmission cooperatives in the nation and is the power supplier for most of the state's member cooperatives. NCEMC acquires the power it sells to its member cooperatives in a number of ways, including asset ownership and Purchased Power Agreements.
North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment.
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