Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative
Published
May 29, 2024
Location
PO Box 425, Calais, Maine
Job Type

Description

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc., a consumer owned electric utility based in Calais, Maine is
seeking a well-qualified and self-motivated person for the position of Manager of Engineering or
Systems Engineer, depending on experience and qualifications. This hands-on position reports to the
CEO.
Some areas of responsibilities include:
* Responsible for the engineering, construction, operations, and maintenance functions of
the substations, distribution, and transmission system.
* Perform voltage drop studies, short circuit analysis, sectionalizing, arc-flash analysis,
coordination studies.
* Oversee and direct the design and staking of overhead and underground engineering
projects, transmission & distribution system improvements, new and upgraded services,
line relocations, and work plan projects.
* Responsible for the process of the interconnection of distributed energy resources and net
metering.
* Oversee the line extension process.
* Evaluate and analyze system outages, blinks, and power quality issues.
* Maintain and update the computer model of the electric system.
* Oversee and maintain the Milsoft outage management system and Aclara metering
system.
* Maintain the Spill Prevention Plans.
* Program electronic reclosers, meters, and regulators.
* Responsible for the transformer disposal program.
* Assist in preparation of Construction Work Plans and Long-Range Plans.
* Responsible for producing and maintaining electric system specifications and drawings.
* Assist in managing major outages.
* Oversee two staking engineers and office support staff.
* Oversee meter and recloser testing.
* Assist Operations Department as needed to solve operational system issues.
* Review and inspect completed work order projects.

Experience and Education:
* Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
* Minimum of 2 years of electrical engineering experience in the electric industry.
* Professional Engineer or the ability to become licensed in Maine is desired.
* Comprehensive knowledge of applicable policies, rules, regulations, and codes relating to
design and operation of transmission and distribution – NESC code. Knowledge of RUS
design specifications and rules is preferred.
* Working knowledge of NISC is preferable.
* Microsoft Office skills.

The Cooperative is headquartered in Calais, Maine. The Cooperative serves over 13,000 consumers
in a 3,000 plus square mile service territory with over 1,700 miles of 4.16 KV, 12.5 KV and 25 KV
overhead distribution line and 40 miles of 69 KV transmission line.

The Cooperative offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and
offers an excellent benefits package including NRECA RS defined benefit and 401K retirement
plans, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.

Resumes can be sent in confidence to:
Human Resources
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc.
PO Box 425
Calais, Maine 04619

or email to: hr@emec.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

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