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 Electric Superintendent

Waunakee Utilities is accepting applications for an Electric Superintendent.  This position is responsible for the entire electric department operations and reports directly to the General Manager.

Waunakee Utilities is a combined electric, water, and sewer utility and governed by a utility commission.  Water and sewer operations are managed by a different department. 

The electric utility: 

• Currently has a staff of eight employees including the superintendent. 

• Serves approximately 6,700 customers in the Village of Waunakee and surrounding areas.  

• Is finalizing a conversion to an AMI metering system.

• Receives power at 69kV.

• Distributes power at 12.4kV at four substations.

• Had a peak load of 32.7kW in 2020.

The Village of Waunakee is a fast-growing suburb located north of the City of Madison.

The ideal candidate must possess a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of an electric distribution system, have the highest regard for safety, bring an exceptional aptitude for technology, have strong communication skills, and have the ability to lead a crew of dedicated employees.

A strong compensation and benefits package is provided.  Qualified persons must send a resume and completed application that is available from Waunakee Utilities, 322 Moravian Valley Road, P.O. Box 70, Waunakee, WI 53597 or  Questions regarding this position should be directed to Tim Herlitzka, General Manager, at (608) 849-2899 or  A complete position description is also available on the website.  A 30-mile residency policy applies.  Waunakee Utilities is an equal opportunity employer.

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