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Colorado Springs Utilities Electric Line Operations Supervisor II - Journey in Colorado Springs, Colorado

**Electric Line Operations Supervisor II


Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $56.55

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 4/21/19

**Electric Line Operations Supervisor II


The Electric Operations Supervisor II is responsible for managing and leading the operations activities of the electric construction, operations and maintenance crews responsible for performing underground work, overhead work, operational work or a combination of these. The work location may be at either of the North, Central or South Work Centers. The Supervisor will ensure the safe and efficient high-quality performance of staff and will contribute to the development and execution of short and long-range goals to include safety performance, budget monitoring, and workforce development. The Supervisor will be responsible to develop performance plans, drive continuous improvements, forecast workload, monitoring workload and direct activities to meet changing operations, service conditions and requirements. Additionally, the Supervisor will oversee the implementation and monitoring of programs, technology improvements, policies, and procedures to optimize operations and service performance and ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and standards.

Your expert knowledge and skill will be highly valued as you work on projects involving the following areas:

  • Ensuring safe work practices and helping to continue to grow the safety culture within the Craft and Department

  • Partnering with peers within and outside of the department to identify and solve issues and achieve Craft, Department and Organizational goals

  • Seeking and implementing industry Best Practices by partnering with external organizations.

  • Hiring, supervising, developing, coaching, and mentoring staff, including monitoring and evaluating personnel per the Personnel Policies Manual

  • Ensuring efficient and transparent communications within the Work Center to facilitate employee engagement and trust-based employee relations

  • Helping to drive applicable technology enhancements to positively impact the quality and efficiency of the work performed by the Craft.

  • Managing resources (personnel, equipment, budgets) to optimize the Energy Construction, Operations and Maintenance Sections safety, functionality and efficiency

  • Developing short and long-term plans and performance goals supporting the department’s strategic planning goals and initiatives

  • Managing scheduled and unscheduled installations, repairs, replacements, and integrating preventative maintenance programs and corrective maintenance work orders

  • Providing Work Center point of contact for electric emergencies, both during regular work hours and after-hours, ensuring the necessary resources are allocated to resolve the issue

  • Subject Matter Expert for major storm response team who is typically responsible for partnering with peers to manage the restoration of affected electric services throughout the service territory

  • Researching, developing and monitoring programs to optimize operations, improve quality, and anticipate/meet regulatory, quality, safety, and other requirements

  • Developing, supervising and evaluating workforce development strategies and programs, apprenticeship and certification programs

  • Developing and administering the budget, forecasting resource needs and preparing specifications for personnel, equipment, materials, and supplies

  • Coordinating and scheduling work and operational requirements with other sections and outside agencies

  • Representing the Department or Organization in various internal and external meetings and functions

In addition, if selected, you will need to work overtime, weekends, holidays, etc. as business needs dictate.

What will it take to be successful: Most people in this position will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Line Crew Supervisor directing the activities of several subordinates in a crew environment. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated extensive craft experience including expertise in facilitating the tactical management of resources including personnel and equipment. In addition, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated superior teaming, supervisory, leadership, mentoring/coaching, and leading and adapting to change skills.

Typical Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • Commercial Driver’s License is required

  • First Aide Certification, CPR Certification are all desirable

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • Colorado Springs Utilities provides 5 schools of learning and over 10 apprenticeship programs to meet your current job needs and develop you for future opportunities

  • We value people and demonstrate your value through a supportive work environment, generous time off and great benefits

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community! For more information and to apply, visit

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled . Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: . If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft