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Evergy, Inc. Mgr/Sr Mgr District Service Center in Pittsburgh, Kansas


JOB TITLE: Mgr/Sr Mgr District Service Center


DEPARTMENT: Transmission and Delivery – Pittsburg Service Center

LOCATION: Pittsburgh KS

PAY RANGE: (Min-Mid)

Mgr District Service Center - $98,700 - $131,600

Sr Mgr District Service Center - $115,400 - $153,900

Scheduled Work Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Position will occasionally require work outside of normally scheduled hours.

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Directs business and construction and maintenance activities for the distribution system serving the Pittsburg, Independence, Parsons, Fort Scott and Humboldt Divisions. Responsible for managing distribution operations in a safe, cost-effective manner, while maintaining quality customer service. Responsible for directing, monitoring, and coordinating the work of the Supervisors, Construction and Maintenance and their crews. Directs storm restoration efforts within the Division during emergency conditions in order to promptly restore electric service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Major responsibilities include:

  • Promotes safety and safe work practices through open, honest communication with the work group.

  • Formulates and recommends improved methods and procedures for the safe and efficient utilization of construction, operations and maintenance personnel and equipment.

  • Directs the scheduling of work and manpower to effectively complete required projects and meet customer driven deadlines.

  • Assures that construction standards and other policies and procedures are developed appropriately and followed.

  • Monitors the performance and development of the Supervisors, Construction & Maintenance.

  • Promotes customer service through meeting of in-service dates, timely resolution of complaints, and general customer care.

  • Coordinates with Customer Solutions Group to ensure exceptional service to large customers

  • Settles property damage claims with external customers.

  • Supports community and charity events.

  • Assures the integrity and reliability of the distribution system by monitoring and improving reliability and response metrics.

  • Responsible for 5-year Southeast KS Distribution Operations budget planning, including project identification, design, and completion.

  • Responsible for current year budget adherence, and cost control process for Southeast KS Distribution group.

  • Acts as on-call duty manager for after-hours issues in Southeast KS.

  • Directs storm restoration efforts.

  • Coordinates and cooperates with other management teams across the company to optimize the use of resources.

  • Coordinates with support groups as needed to ensure success of the group.

  • Administers the bargaining unit agreement fairly and consistently.


Education and Experience Requirements:

The preferred candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree. This position requires six years of relevant experience. Relevant experience includes: field operations (such as construction or engineering experience on the electrical distribution system), managing or supervising operations, and/or project management. Supervisory experience and knowledge of the collective bargaining process is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Ability to create and execute a plan under stressful conditions

  • Ability to work in a highly flexible environment, requiring adaptability

  • Ability to effectively promote safety awareness and a safe working environment

  • Aptitude to successfully adhere to the provisions of the bargaining unit agreement, the regulations of the state commissions, the rules and regulations of the Dept of Transportation, OSHA, the EPA and the National Electrical Safety Code

  • Excellent customer service skills – this position will require frequent contact with customers, civic and community organizations, government offices and agencies, public works departments, local fire and law enforcement agencies, consulting firms and media

Licenses, Certification, Bonding, and/or Testing Required:

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Working Conditions:

This position will require work in the office and field. Frequent visits to the field in all types of weather conditions are required. Some overnight travel is required. Successful applicant must have a satisfactory work record, including good attendance. This position requires work outside of normal hours on short notice.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Job Field: Power Delivery/Distribution and System Operations