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Vice President of Electric & Fiber
Position Overview:
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team as the Vice President of Electric 
and Fiber. In this key leadership role, you will be responsible for leading the strategic direction and 
operational management of our electric and fiber departments. Come join a great team at Tullahoma 
Utilities Authority as we strive to provide safe, reliable, low-cost electric, TV, telephone, and internet
services to our customers. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Develop and execute strategic plans to ensure the safe, reliable, and efficient delivery of electric and 
fiber services to our customers.
• Provide leadership and direction to the electric and fiber teams, fostering a culture of collaboration, 
innovation, and excellence.
• Oversee the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of the electric distribution system and 
fiber optic network.
• Monitor regulatory requirements and industry trends to ensure compliance and capitalize on 
opportunities for growth and innovation.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement technology solutions to enhance 
operational efficiency and customer experience. 
• Manage departmental budgets, resource allocation, and performance metrics to achieve organizational 
goals and objectives. 
• Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including customers, regulators, 
vendors, and community partners.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably 
related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. TUA
reserves the right to revise or change the job responsibilities as needed. This job description does not 
constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. Normal hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 
Possible after-hours during emergencies. Within six (6) months after accepting employment with TUA,
the employee shall reside within the corporate city limits of Tullahoma, Tennessee.
Other Details:
TUA is a progressive municipal utility, providing electricity, water, wastewater, cable television, gigabit
internet, and telephone to a community of approximately 20,000 residents. TUA employs 85 personnel 
and operates with a $50 million budget. 
TUA offers excellent benefits including:
 • Health insurance (100% paid for employee, 75% paid for family)
• Dental insurance (100% paid for employee)
• Life insurance (100% paid for employee at 4X salary)
• Long-term disability insurance (100% paid for employee)
• Employee uniforms (100% paid for employee)
• Tuition reimbursement (up to 100% paid for employee)
• Defined contribution retirement (company contributes 12% of salary)
The candidate will be required to submit to a physical examination, pre-employment drug testing, and a background examination. TUA is a drug-free workplace and an equal-opportunity employer.

Employee will be subject to random Drug and Alcohol Tests per company policy. 

For questions email apotter@tullahomautilities.com or call 931-571-7127 

Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 19, 2024.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to sray@tullahomautilities.com
Position: Vice President of Electric & Fiber
Organization: Tullahoma Utilities Authority
Location: Tullahoma,  TN 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 3/14/2024
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited engineering school
• A Professional Engineering license or the ability to obtain one in the state of Tennessee is preferred 
• Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem 
• Take initiative and responsibility for the success of the team and the electric/fiber systems
• Be an Ideal Team Player (Humble, Hungry, and Smart)
• Uphold TUA’s core values of customer focus, integrity, innovation, safety, and dedication
• Follow TUA Policies, Rules and Regulations as written
Status: This listing expires on: 4/28/2024
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Tullahoma Utilities Authority

Tullahoma,  TN 37388
United States
Shea Ray