Job description: The Right-of-Way (ROW) Assistant Manager is tasked with administering a comprehensive vegetation management program to ensure reliable and safe electric service. Coordinate with ROW contractors daily to ensure all work meets DREMC standards. They clearly communicate plans and available options to members while explaining the benefits of maintaining the right-of-way of the electric distribution system.
Internal Responsibilities: Work with the ROW team to ensure the electric distribution system right-of-way is maintained on a routine basis for the purpose of minimizing interruptions of electric service to members and remove safety hazards for line workers.
External Responsibilities: Communicate with members in a respectful manner to answer their questions regarding the DREMC ROW program, providing them a thorough overview of any work to be performed.
Location: Western service area (Lewisburg, Chapel Hill, Columbia, TN)
Education — A High School diploma or equivalent is required.
Experience — Minimum of two (2) years of right-of-way experience, line work, or electric utility support functions such as safety or heavy equipment operation is required.
Certification/License, etc. — Must possess or be able to obtain the Tennessee Right of Way Pest Control (C06). Valid Tennessee Driver’s License or ability to obtain Tennessee driver’s license prior to the first day of employment. Must be eligible and remain insured as a driver by the Cooperative’s group liability policy for the automotive fleet.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities — A broad understanding of the electric utility industry is desired. In-depth knowledge of vegetation control methods, line clearance safety, and environmental compliance requirements related to electric utility operation. Excellent communications skills, both oral and written, and ability to deal with a variety of internal and external contacts.
BENEFITS: 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.
DREMC does not accept resumes from third-party recruiters.
Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA M/F/D/V