City of Vernon
Vernon, California 90058
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    Full Time


Monthly Salary – $14,883 - $18,090

Excellent Benefits

Classic CalPERS members 2.7% @ 55 – New members 2% @ 62

The City of Vernon offers a challenging opportunity to a highly knowledgeable and experienced manager to lead the City of Vernon’s Public Utilities (VPU) Engineering Division. The City of Vernon is an industrial city of 5.2 square miles located about five miles to the southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Founded in 1905 as the first exclusively industrial city in Southwestern United States, Vernon remains largely industrial with a current residential population of 250. The City currently houses more than 1,800 businesses that employ approximately 50,000 people, serving as a vital economic engine in the Southern California region.

Position Summary:The Utilities Engineering Manager plans and organizes the safe operation, maintenance, engineering, design input, and construction of electric, and telecommunication service delivery facilities and system development. Manages and supervises staff and contractors engaged in the operations of electrical engineering and telecommunications operations staff. Supervises assigned staff; prepares work schedules, assigns and reviews work; provides training; recommends hiring, promotions, and transfers for assigned personnel. Oversees development of plans and estimates for construction and major repair of utility systems, including overhead and underground transmission and distribution lines and systems; reviews and approves engineering drawings, work orders, and purchase orders; reviews electrical designs and layouts proposed by staff or developers.


Education & Training: Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with Power Option, Mechanical Option, or Computer Science Option, or related field AND seven years of electric utility engineering experience. Technical training in substation and protective relaying systems and specialized network architecture and development is desirable.

Certification Requirements: A valid California State Driver’s License and Registration as a Professional Engineer are required.

Interested candidates may apply online at www.cityofvernon.org Please contact Lisette Grizzelle, Senior Human Resources Analyst at (323) 583-8811 ext. 166 with questions. Deadline – Monday, January 20, 2020.



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