Coastal Electric Cooperative has announced Brian Hayes has been promoted to manager of engineering. He was previously distribution engineering coordinator.
During his 10 years at Coastal Electric, Hayes had lead many of the technological innovations related to distribution automation and improving service reliability to the members.
In his new position, he will be responsible for developing load forecasts, long-range plans, construction work plans and other necessary system studies. He will oversee the design of new electrical facilities and changes to existing facilities.
“Over the past 10 years, Brian Hayes has been instrumental in implementing new technology platforms that have advanced the reliability of our distribution system,” said Chris Fettes, engineering and operations vice president. “He will serve the Co-op well in his new position.”
Brian is married to Susan Hayes who owns Off Broadway, a popular dance studio in Richmond Hill. They have one daughter, Savannah.