Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
A Touchstone Energy® Cooperative
Key Accounts Executive/Energy Services Coordinator
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) is a progressive member owned utility with a service area that spreads from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay. REC serves over 165,000 connections in portions of 22 Virginia counties. REC is seeking a Key Accounts Executive/Energy Services Coordinator in the Bowling Green location. Four-year degree or equivalent in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field required. Background and emphasis is preferred as a Professional Engineer and/or Certified Energy Manager. Additional skills in public speaking, writing and account management are preferred as well. Participation in pertinent workshops to keep technical skills current mandatory. Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in managing major business accounts, negotiating business deals and building customer relationships is required. Be able to negotiate contracts and business deals that result in mutually beneficial business relationships for the key member and Cooperative. Build and create relationships and partnerships with vendors and contractors that create added value for key customers; work under pressure to complete projects and accomplish objectives by specified deadlines. Perform other duties as assigned.
• Exceptional listening skills to effectively understand the key member's business operations and needs. The ability to work independently and plan, organize and prioritize work schedules and to understand complex business problems from a technical and financial aspect and develop creative solutions to those problems.
• The ability to coordinate the efforts of all departments within REC to meet the needs of key customers.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products as required by job responsibilities.
• Working knowledge of electricity and electrical distribution circuits, in addition to a general understanding of energy related electro-technologies and manufacturing processes is preferred.
• Working knowledge of rate design, contract administration and generally accepted business.
Generally regular hours with usual office conditions; however, occasional travel required in the performance of regular responsibilities as well as for educational purposes, which may include overnight trips. Attendance at various seminars and conferences may be required several times per year. Long work hours will be required during storm conditions and times of heavy workload.
Candidates interested in applying for this position should submit their cover letter with salary requirements and resume by 1/11/2019 to: Job Code# 72FB12242018 REC - Human Resources, P.O. Box 7388, Fredericksburg, VA 22404 or e-mail to email@example.com or fax to 540-891-5990.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
About this company
REC is a member-owned utility that provides electric service to over 161,000 connections in portions of 22 Virginia counties. The Cooperative was formed in 1980 after the consolidation of two cooperatives, Virginia Electric Cooperative in Bowling Green and Northern Piedmont Electric Cooperative in Culpeper. The Cooperative's general office is in Spotsylvania County.
REC operates and maintains more than 16,000 miles of power lines through its service area, which ranges from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay. The Cooperative serves a variety of residential, commercial and industrial accounts. REC's largest customer is Bear Island Paper Company, the second largest consumer of electricity in Virginia. REC also provides the electricity for such familiar names as Kings Dominion Amusement Park, Terremark Worldwide Inc., Merillat Industries, General Electric, Axalta, Kraft Foods Group, Inc. and Southeastern Container, Inc.
The Cooperative is guided by a board of directors, also member-owners of REC, and who are elected by REC's other members during the annual meeting. Directors serve three-year terms.
Location/Region: Fredericksburg, VA (US - 22404)