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Engineer & Manager of Operations

Wells Rural Electric Company

  • Location: Wells, NV
  • Post Date: 1/24/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Job Level: Experienced



Wells Rural Electric Co. headquarters is located within the City of Wells, in the northwest section of the State of Nevada, at the northern end of the Humboldt Mountain Range.  The area offers outdoor enthusiasts plenty of wide-open areas with hunting, fishing, hiking and off-road activities. We are an electric power distribution cooperative providing over 100 MW of power and service to over 6,000 members covering an area of over 10,000 square miles on 111 miles of transmission & 1,300 miles of distribution lines.

Job Purpose:

Under general direction of the Chief Operating Officer the Professional Engineer and Manager of Operations supervises the operations, engineering, & metering departments, along with the construction and maintenance of the generation, transmission & distribution facilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

 Manages, evaluates & reports on the functions of the Engineering & Operations Departments. Plans and recommend staffing & resource management; performance appraisals; organizational structure; policies; financial & business planning; budgeting, auditing & accounting processes; operating strategies; strategic planning; legal & regulatory compliance requirements; and updating of required records.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Civil Engineering along with a PE license is required.
  • Electric utility experience with 5-years’ management experience.

Wage or Salary:
Competitive Salary & Benefits (based upon qualifications, skills and abilities)

To apply please complete an application available on our website https://www.wrec.coop.

Position will remain open until filled.

Wells Rural Electric Co. is an

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wells Rural Electric Company