Must reside within a 20-mile radius of the Manchester District
POSITION PURPOSE: The District Manager consistently displays the
work ethic and models the behaviors conducive to the desired DREMC
culture. The District Manager partners with the President & CEO to
represent Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) to
residential, commercial, industrial, and government organizations
served by DREMC.
Must be able and willing to lead on a consistent basis.
Consistently demonstrates an intense intellectual curiosity that
is guided by sound judgment in the best interests of DREMC.
Aptitude to create, facilitate, or champion solutions and
practical implementation to benefit Members and Employees.
Oversees the daily safety and productivity of district personnel
while creating a TEAM environment.
Manages a wide variety of special projects and DREMC requests
that often require the use of knowledge and diplomacy to resolve
sensitive issues in a manner consistent with all applicable state
laws, DREMC By-laws, and Cooperative Policies.
Studies, learns, and consistently applies DREMC policies,
procedures, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations, and rate schedules.
Provides exceptional member service to answer inquiries and
resolve complaints involving member accounts, as needed.
Coordinates district activities relating to developing work
Inspects field constructions in progress and completed work
Supports programs to systematically inspect system power lines
and facilities including annual pole testing.
Analyzes, and confirm the accuracy of various daily, monthly,
and yearly reports.
Review invoices for contractor work related to the assigned
district, approving, and correcting as necessary.
Responsible for reviewing and approving payroll time, as
Conducts accurate and consistent employee performance
evaluations while maintaining a productive and professional
atmosphere by coaching, training, and motivating employees.
Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply NESC, DOT, and
PUC rules, procedures, and guidelines relating to administration
and management of electrical systems and facilities.
Maintains an awareness of DREMC’s goals and vision.
Maintains confidentiality matters at all times, while handling
employee and member inquires with sensitivity and respect.
Must offer and solicit feedback on a daily basis.
Consistently models the Leadership Principles of Leadership
Landmines, 8 Management Catastrophes & How to Avoid Them.
Education — A High School diploma or equivalent is required and
post-high school education is preferred.
Experience — 5 or more successful years of experience in one or
more functions of a District Employee is required, and general
utilities, contracting, banking, or other office-related businesses
are also preferred. Prior utility supervisory experience is
Certification/License, etc. — Certificates and/or licenses
relevant to utilities, customer service, office management,
financial services, etc. are preferred. Completion of a supervisor
training program. (e.g. TVPPA Certificate of Power Supervisor) is
preferred. A valid Tennessee Driver’s License or ability to obtain
a license prior to the first day of employment is required. Must be
eligible and remain insured as a driver by the Cooperative’s group
liability policy for the automotive fleet.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities — An understanding of the electric
utility industry and line work procedures desired. Aptitude to gain
an in-depth knowledge of the business and financial functions
related to the electric utility business model. Possesses excellent
oral and written communication skills and the ability to deal with
a variety of internal and external contacts. Phenomenal listening
skills with high observation prowess. Ability to consistently
achieve multiple deadlines with ownership of the process and
results achieved therein.
Additional Salary Information: DREMC provides a comprehensive
program of employee benefits, including group medical, dental,
vision, employer-sponsored medical clinic, life and long-term
disability insurance programs, defined benefit retirement and 401K
savings plans, tuition reimbursement.
About Duck River Electric Membership Corp
Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) is a
member-owned electric cooperative, serving an area of approximately
2,500 square miles in Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Grundy,
Hickman, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marion, Marshall, Maury, Moore,
Rutherford, and Williamson counties in southern middle Tennessee.
DREMC distributes quality electricity at the lowest possible cost,
promotes and facilitates economic development, and enhances the
quality of life for 77,500 members through 6,200 miles of
line.Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA M/F/D/V