President and CEO
Cloverland Electric Cooperative
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
Cloverland Electric Cooperative (CEC) was founded in 1938. In 2010, the cooperative doubled in size through the acquisition of Edison Sault Electric Company. CEC now maintains local control of the hydroelectric plant in Sault Ste. Marie. Today, the company serves approximately 42,000 accounts, including electric service to more islands than any other cooperative in the nation, and an annual operating budget of $72 million. CEC’s mission is “focused on being environmentally responsible while providing exceptional service to its members through the delivery of safe, reliable and affordable electricity.”
The President and CEO will report directly to the Board of Directors, lead 113 dedicated and talented employees, and serve the Cooperative’s members in five counties in the Upper Peninsula (U.P.) of Michigan. The successful candidate will have a record of success in an electric utility, be able to implement proactive plans, and be committed both to the community (and the U.P. lifestyle) and to the electric cooperative philosophy. Specific expectations for the next CEO are strong financial acumen, understands regulatory issues, adept in community and governmental relations, media and technology skills, and solid operations skillset.
Cloverland is seeking an effective administrator who can implement good ideas and plans; a strategic thinker who seizes opportunities and takes advantage of trends, a decisive manager able to make tough decisions, and a collaborative leader who empowers staff. The qualities of character desired in the President and CEO include integrity; high energy, team builder, down-to-earth, effective listener, visionary, and persuasive communicator. A bachelor’s degree required; a master’s degree preferred.
Cloverland headquarters is in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on the St. Marys River connecting Lake Superior to Lake Huron and blocks from the Soo Locks. The Upper Peninsula is a pristine environment with abundant hunting, fishing, swimming, hiking, skiing and other outdoor activities. The Soo is home to Lake Superior State University a four-time collegiate Hockey national champion. The friendly community of 15,000 is across the International Bridge from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario with its 75,000 residents.
The challenge of leading Cloverland Electric Cooperative at this pivotal time in its history will be very exciting and fulfilling. Empowering and encouraging talented and dedicated staff will bring satisfaction and reward. Playing a major role in economic development for the Eastern Upper Peninsula will reinforce one’s desire for civic engagement and making a difference. Revitalizing an electric cooperative is a management and leadership challenge that is doable, especially because everyone is ready to do everything possible to achieve success. On a professional level, the next President will establish Cloverland’s reputation as an exceptional electric cooperative, leaving a significant and lasting legacy. Living in a friendly, small town with its pristine environment, abundant hunting, fishing, swimming, hiking, skiing and other outdoor activities is a much sought after lifestyle.
Cloverland offers a comprehensive benefits package and a salary structure commensurate with qualifications and representative of the market. Candidates should direct their inquiries to Peter Mitchell, Proactive Transition Management by phone 843.325.0983 or firstname.lastname@example.org Applicants should submit the following electronically: 1) cover letter, 2) two to three page resume, and 3) at least three professional references to email@example.com and received by November 16, 2018 .
Cloverland Electric Cooperative
The position of Electronic Technician is open for application. This position is a full time, union, non-exempt, hourly position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: investigate, test, and repair transmission, substation, distribution and Hydro Plant equipment. Equipment includes but is not limited to regulators, circuit breakers, interrupters, transformers, switchboards, SCADA equipment, sectionalizers, metering, relays, Hydro Plant automation equipment, diesel equipment, test equipment, power supplies, and other associated and similar equipment; Lay out work from wiring diagrams, blueprints, and schematics with working knowledge of transitory theory and digital circuits. Fabricate and adapt equipment for such uses as testing, controlling, signal generation, etc. Design and fabricate special equipment to test and evaluate electronic controls and equipment. Lead, train and direct other personnel to assist in the maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment.
• Must have completed a two (2) year Associates degree in electronics or electrical engineering;
• Must have good communication skills and be capable of supervising and reviewing the work of other employee temporarily assigned to assist with electrical and electronic work;
Application, Resume and Cover Letter should be sent to:
Rebecca Mills, Human Resources Manager
725 E. Portage Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Closing date: November 26, 2018 4:30 p.m.
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Cloverland Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.