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A career at FMPA means working on a team that helps keep the lights on in communities across Florida. Every day brings new challenges and opportunities for career development, and we thank all those who apply to be a part of our team. We take our time to review each application thoroughly. As a result we are unable to respond to every job applicant. Should your qualifications match our staffing needs, we will contact you directly. FMPA and its members are Equal Opportunity Employers.

  • Public Relations Specialist

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power agency owned by municipal electric utilities in Florida. We provide low-cost, reliable and clean power, plus value-added services for FMPA’s owner-customers. To serve FMPA’s member-owners well, the Agency strives to maintain a positive and engaging environment for our team members.

    We are looking for a professional to fill a Public Relations Specialist position. Primary responsibilities include content creation for various communication tools, such as social media, news releases, presentations, websites, newsletters, annual reports, videos, speeches and more. This position has input on strategic public relations programs, such as reputation management, issue management, crisis communications, internal communications, public affairs, special events and more.

    Position Requirements

    Position Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, business administration or related field and 3 years of experience working in communications, public relations, or media, in either corporate or government environments, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proven content creation and strategy skills
    • Proven project-management skills
    • Strong internal drive for achievement
    • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills

    Compensation and Benefits

    FMPA offers a competitive salary and benefits. The salary range for the position is $63,820 – $79,775 annually depending upon qualifications.

    Florida Municipal Power Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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  • Electrical Project Management Engineer

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power agency owned by electric municipals. We provide low-cost, reliable, and clean power, plus value-added services for FMPA’s owner-customers. To serve FMPA’s member-owners well, the Agency strives to maintain a positive and engaging environment for our team members.

    The Electrical Project Management Engineer will be performing all aspects of electrical project management for Engineering function-led projects. Responsibilities include administrative and technical work monitoring,  providing oversight and management projects supporting FMPA’s electrical generation assets, distribution engineering for municipal electric systems, and related work assigned. 

    Additional responsibilities include handling record management control systems, management of change processes and ensuring maintenance schedules of assets are compliant with NERC standards. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Supervising Electrical Engineer.

    Position Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, or related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience with 10 years preferred in electric power utilities industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • General knowledge of materials and methods used in construction of electrical power plants, substations and/or distribution systems
    • Experience in project management for electrical generation, substations and/or distribution systems
    • Experience in project design plan reviews and processes
    • Knowledge of related IEEE Standards and the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience with asset management and/or work order tracking. Maximo experience ideal but not required
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Project, Excel Power Point and Visio

    Special Requirements:

    • Professional Engineer (PE) License preferred
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
    • Valid Driver’s License

    Compensation and Benefits

    FMPA offers a competitive salary and benefits. The salary range for the position is $77,873 – $97,341 annually depending upon qualifications.

    Florida Municipal Power Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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  • Senior Power Generation Electrical Engineer

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power agency owned by electric municipals. We provide low-cost, reliable, and clean power, plus value-added services for FMPA’s owner-customers. To serve FMPA’s member-owners well, the Agency strives to maintain a positive and engaging environment for our team members.

    The Senior Power Generation Electrical Engineer will perform advanced technical work to improve or repair electrical systems at power plants with primary focus on higher voltage equipment, design, and project development.  This role will administer and modify change management procedures, follow outage management processes, adhere to procurement policies, and communicate as required with the power plants.  In addition, this role will prepare detailed engineering calculations and provide input regarding maintenance and testing of electrical apparatus and systems, interpret system designs and manage drawings to ensure compliance, and related work as assigned.  This role will work closely with the FMPA Generation Operations function.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Engineering Services Director.  

    Position Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Electric Power, with a minimum of 8 years of experience in electric power plants and electric power utilities industry
    • Experience in high voltage equipment design and project oversight is preferred
    • Experience working with government regulatory agencies (such as NERC) or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel a must
    • Knowledgeable in Mathcad and Microsoft Project
    • Experience using plant electrical power system analysis software such as ETAP, EDSA, Easypower, SKM are a plus
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

    Special Requirements

    • Professional Engineer license (preferred)
    • Valid Driver’s License

    Compensation and Benefits

    FMPA offers a competitive salary and benefits. The salary range for the position is $95,795 – $119,744 annually depending upon qualifications.

    Florida Municipal Power Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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  • Power Generation Instrument and Controls Engineer

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power agency owned by electric municipals. We provide low-cost, reliable, and clean power, plus value-added services for FMPA’s owner-customers. To serve FMPA’s member-owners well, the Agency strives to maintain a positive and engaging environment for our team members.

    The Power Generation Instrument and Controls Engineer will perform advanced technical work and manage projects to maintain and improve instrumentation, control systems and some electrical equipment at power plants, follow change management and outage procedures, procurement policies and communicate, as required, with power plants. This role will work closely with Engineering on implementation of projects and/or may prepare detailed engineering calculations. In addition, provide input regarding maintenance and testing of plant apparatus and control systems, interpret control system designs and keep accurate records and drawings to ensure compliance, and related work as assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of FMPA Management.  

    Position Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Electric Power, and considerable experience in electric power utilities industry, particularly in support of or directly at power plants. Experience working with government regulatory agencies or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft office suite a must, Microsoft Project is preferred.
    • Experience using PLC configuration tools such as Proficy and FieldMonitor, and experience with GE Fanuc and Bentley Nevada PLCs are a plus.
    • Proficient in Maximo work management software.

    Special Requirements:

    • Professional Engineer (PE) License preferred
    • Valid Driver’s License

    Compensation and Benefits

    FMPA offers a competitive salary and benefits. The salary range for the position is $95,795 – $119,744 annually depending upon qualifications.

    Florida Municipal Power agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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  • Mechanic – Fort Pierce, Fla.

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency is a wholesale power company owned by electric municipals. We provide economies of scale in power generation and related services to support community-owned electric utilities and maintain a positive and engaging environment for our staff.

    The Mechanic will be performing skilled technical work in a 300 MW combined cycle power generation facility at Treasure Coast Energy Center in Fort Pierce, Florida. The position is also responsible for conducting inspections on various units, performing repairs to heat recovery steam generators, pumps, combustion turbines, steam turbines and additional power generation plant equipment. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Assistant Plant Manager.

    Position Requirements

    Position Requirements

    • Minimum of 5 years as a journeyman power plant mechanic with high-pressure steam turbine and boiler auxiliary equipment experience
    • Graduation from accredited high school, GED or equivalent
    • Considerable knowledge of tools, materials, methods and standard practices of plumbing and millwright work
    • Considerable knowledge of precision measuring tools and equipment and ability to align pumps, fans, and drives to motors
    • Ability to rig and lift heavy and awkward loads in a safe manner
    • Knowledge of machine shop practices and sheet metal work and computerized maintenance management software system
    • General knowledge of the care and use of tools and equipment and hazards and safety precautions of the trade
    • Considerable ability to work from plans, blueprints, sketches, and oral and written instructions
    • Ability to troubleshoot, comprehend, and implement appropriate corrections to complex systems and situations
    • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment, with minimal direction or supervision.
    • General knowledge of operation of forklifts, overhead cranes, and man lifts
    • General ability to perform duties under unfavorable conditions
    • Considerable ability to use precision machines and equipment and ability to understand and perform machinist and pipe fitting duties

    For a detailed job description and how to apply click on “view position” below. 

    Florida Municipal Power agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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  • Energy Portfolio Analyst

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power agency owned by electric municipals. We provide low-cost, reliable and clean power, plus value-added services for FMPA’s owner-customers. To serve FMPA’s member-owners well, the Agency strives to maintain a positive and engaging environment for our team members.

    The Energy Portfolio Analyst will be supporting business development efforts and commercial transactions by performing difficult skilled technical, quantitative and analytical work. The role assists FMPA business development and operations with power marketing efforts, coordination of natural gas management activities, and research and analysis on power and natural gas to support the transaction direction of the Agency.

    In addition, the role will conduct position, financial, and risk studies to support development of and make recommendations for bid and offer positions in the market. Work involves detailed analysis under the general direction of the Business Development and System Operations Director.  

    Position Requirements

    Position Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Engineering with coursework in economics/statistics, engineering, risk analysis, derivatives, commodities or related fields a plus.
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in electric power utilities industry and working with energy markets. Some commercial experience preferred.
    • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
    • Ability to perform analysis on significant volumes of data coming from multiple sources.
    • Strong understanding of databases, business intelligence tools and how to develop queries to capture relevant information.
    • Proficient with financial and risk analysis techniques. Strong understanding of energy load forecasting, generation production costs and energy market products a plus.
    • Familiarity and interest in Commercially viable power portfolio management options.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, industry professionals, and the general public.
    • Ability to summarize analysis and data in a form that can be presented to Senior Management as well as the Agency’s Boards.

    Compensation and Benefits

    FMPA offers a competitive salary and benefits. The salary range for the position is $86,283 – $107,853 annually depending upon qualifications.

    Florida Municipal Power agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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FMPA Member Jobs

FMPA’s members are currently recruiting for the positions listed below. Please note, these positions are located in various Florida cities. To apply, please follow the directions on the individual job posting. Questions about these positions should be directed to the listed employer. FMPA and its members are Equal Opportunity Employers.

  • Engineer I or II – Kissimmee, Fla.

    Description

    Engineer I or II (Based on level of qualification)

    Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is a municipal electric utility. 

    ENGINEER I
    GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
    This is entry-level professional work providing engineering support in one of the following assigned areas of responsibility: Distribution Engineering, Power Delivery, Power Supply, System Planning, or Dispatch & Compliance. The incumbent will be responsible for performing basic engineering work within the assigned area of responsibility involved in the planning, design and operation of the electric utility. Tasks will vary depending on the area in which the incumbent is assigned. Re-assignment to another area of responsibility may occur whenever necessary as needed to meet the needs of the Utility. Work is performed under the close supervision of a designated supervisor and is checked upon completion for technical proficiency and adherence to standard practices.

    TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:
    Performs work, designs and implements systems, and advises field personnel consistent with industry best practice and a commitment to the safety and well-being of the public, fellow staff, and themselves. Performs engineering tasks requiring the application of engineering principles and prescribed methods, procedures and standard designs to perform work of specific and limited scope. Assists in the development of project/study plans, specifications and bid documents. Performs operating and economic feasibility studies and evaluates alternatives. Responsible for the execution of assigned projects and studies. Provides field direction for assigned projects and studies. Coordinates or prepares various internal and external reports. Maintains accurate and complete records and files. Performs related work as required.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    Possession of a bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited college or university, a foreign degree or degree from non ABET accredited program that have been evaluated for equivalency

    ENGINEER II
    GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
    This is advanced professional work providing engineering support in one or more of the following assigned areas of responsibility: Distribution Engineering, Power Delivery, Power Supply, System Planning, or Dispatch & Compliance. The incumbent will be responsible for performing engineering work within the assigned area of responsibility involved in the planning, design and operation of the electric utility. Tasks will vary depending on the area in which the incumbent is assigned. Re-assignment to another area of responsibility may occur whenever necessary as needed to meet the needs of the Utility. The duties allow for a wide latitude of independent action, judgement and decision making with minimal direction and supervision. Work is checked upon completion for technical proficiency and adherence to standard practices by a designated supervisor.

    TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:
    Performs work, designs and implements systems, and advises field personnel consistent with industry best practice and a commitment to the safety and well-being of the public, fellow staff, and themselves. Performs intermediate engineering tasks requiring application of engineering principles and prescribed methods, procedures and standard designs to perform work of specific and limited scope. Develops project/study plans, bid specifications and related documents. Evaluates bid/proposal documents and develops award recommendations. Acts as the project manager on assigned projects/studies to field and contract personnel. May provide supervision of other engineering staff, field personnel and contract forces. Performs operating and economic feasibility studies and evaluates and recommends alternatives. May act as a Subject Matter Expert with respect to NERC Reliability and Cyber compliance standards. Ensures compliance with applicable NERC standards. Responsible for the execution of assigned projects and studies.
    Provides field direction for assigned projects and studies. Coordinates or prepares various internal and external reports. Maintains accurate and complete records and files. May perform technical training to personnel. May provide supervision and/or guidance to other engineering staff, field personnel and contractors.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Considerable knowledge of the modern practices, methods, techniques, and equipment used in activities involved in engineering in one or more of the operational areas. Ability to take direction. Considerable knowledge of industry standards, federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. Ability to understand and apply computerized solutions to engineering problems. Ability to prepare and/or modify drawings in electronic format. Considerable knowledge of the Utility’s electric system and electric industry best practices. Considerable knowledge of the use and care of electric utility equipment and systems. Ability to take field notes and use them in drawing plans and specifications. Ability to plan projects, prepare cost estimates, conduct engineering and research, make inspections, and prepare progress and accomplishment reports. Ability to maintain records, coordinate and/or supervise subordinates, and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, external agencies and the public. Ability to communicate effectively and express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to lead and effectively manage assigned project work. Ability to prepare cost estimates, specifications and bid/RFP documents. Ability to read, understand and follow policies and procedures. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, external agencies, contractors, and the public. Skill in the use of personal computers and associated programs and applications necessary for successful job performance. Must be able to lift or displace up to 20 pounds.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    Possession of a bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited college or university, a foreign degree or degree from non ABET accredited program that have been evaluated for equivalency and five (5) years of engineering experience in one or more of the electric utility operational areas. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida is desirable. An equivalent combination of electrical trade school training, electrical trade experience, or Master level electrical or mechanical engineering study may substitute for some of the required experience.

    SALARY

    (Low) $35.70 – (High) $60.97.  Excellent benefits.EOE.

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  • Power Plant Electrical and Instrument Technician – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    The CITY OF TALLAHASSEE has an exciting and rewarding E&I Technician opportunity for a highly motivated experienced utility professional.  This is a highly responsible technical position that provides support to one or more of the Electric &Gas Utility’s two generating stations: Arvah B. Hopkins Generating Station, located ~7 miles west of Tallahassee and Sam O. Purdom Generating Station, located  in St. Marks Florida. The position is responsible for troubleshooting, routine, and predictive maintenance throughout the plant. The Hopkins Generating Station is a 500 MW gas and emergency oil-fired facility with a 300 MW GE F Class one-on-one combined cycle unit with duct burners, two 50MW LM6000,  five 19.6MW each gas fired reciprocation engines, and two remote site 9.4 MW each reciprocation engines.  The Purdom Generating station is a 250 MW gas and emergency oil-fired facility with a 250 MW GE F class one-on-one combined cycle generating unit and a Zero Discharge water processing facility.

    ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT JOB DUTIES:  Troubleshoots, repairs, calibrates and performs preventative maintenance on Distributed Computer Control System & Continuous Emission Monitoring System hardware.  Installs, repairs and maintains a variety of plant equipment including, but not limited to, electrical bus and bus duct, dry and oil immersed power transformers, switchgear, power plant equipment, lighting systems and AC and DC motors.  Performs maintenance on Distributed Computer Control System software graphics and database to include loop and ladder tuning and testing of power plant control systems.  Maintains accurate and up to date instrumentation preventative maintenance schedules and calibration data on instrumentation, control systems and electrical equipment.  Monitors, installs, and repairs steam and combustion turbine generator components.  Maintains and repairs boiler, fuel, burner and safety management system devices and equipment.  Plans, engineers, and implements various improvement projects to power plant control loops and related systems.  Assists Power Plant Engineer with specialized turbine, boiler and auxiliary systems testing.  Inspects, troubleshoots, repairs, calibrates, and maintains electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic power plant sub-systems.  Performs preliminary assessment on pumps, fans, burners, air compressors, motors, and electric and pneumatic valves.  May direct the work of apprentice level employees.  Performs related duties as required.

    Other Important Duties: Obtains quotes as needed for materials and supplies and maintains accurate records of same.  Makes assessment of power generation controls, steam and gas turbines and reciprocating engines as needed.  Maintains power plant communication and video systems as assigned.  Operates heavy equipment as assigned.  Performs related duties as required.

    Position Requirements

    Minimum Training and Experience Possession of a high school diploma or an equivalent recognized certificate and completion of the Electric & Gas Utility’s apprenticeship program for Power Plant Electric and Instrument Technicians covering power plant electrical, instrumentation and control systems; completion of an equivalent external apprenticeship program and one year of journeyman level work experience that includes the installation, calibration, testing and maintenance of power plant electrical or instrumentation and control systems; completion of an electrical, electronics or instrumentation and control apprenticeship program and one year of work experience in the same trade at the journeyman level; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Necessary Special Requirements:  Must be medically certified to wear a respirator and pass a respirator fit test prior to employment.

    Individuals in this classification are considered essential during emergency and storm situations and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods of time and may be required to be away from their family.

    Individuals in this classification must be available to serve on-call and are subject to having to work outside of their assigned shift/schedule to meet operational needs.

    Must be able to distinguish between red and green.

    Must possess a valid Class E State driver’s license at the time of appointment.

    An employee assigned to the Purdom Power Plant, or who may be occasionally required to have unescorted access to the Port Facility portion of the Purdom Power Plant, (as determined by the General Manager – Electric and/or the Director of such employee’s department), must obtain Transportation Workers Identification Credentials (TWIC) within 90-days of employment, and must maintain such credentials throughout his/her period of employment in that capacity, as a condition of continued employment.

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:  The City of Tallahassee offers competitive salary and benefits. Salary range for these positions will be $33.36/hr. to $41.85/hr. depending upon qualification. In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria style benefit offerings including Flexbucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    Apply

    A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applicants must apply on-line via the internet. Please click on “view position” below for more detailed information and to apply. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity& Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected] Preference will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans in accordance with Florida Statues 295.085.


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  • Electric Lineman II – Williston, Fla.

    Description

    Position: Electric Lineman II
    Department: Utilities/Electric
    Start Date: Immediately

    The City of Williston is accepting applications for the position of Electric Lineman II Grade 18,
    $27 .55 hourly rate is starting pay. High school diploma required.

    JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a highly skilled, labor intense and hazardous position that requires
    individuals to work outdoors and perform electrical work relating to overhead and underground
    electrical facilities in a variety of voltages from 110 to 230,000 volts. This position normally
    reports to a Line Crew Supervisor or serves as the Line Crew Leader.

    Position Requirements

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

      • High School graduate or General Equivalency Diploma. Six-year experience in
        construction and maintenance of overhead and underground transmission and distribution
        power systems. Successful completion of related electrical courses (apprentice program)
        or equivalent combination of training and related experience.
      • Valid Florida Driver License. Must obtain a valid Florida Commercial Driver’s License
        within 6-month probationary period.

    NOTE: This is not necessary an exhaustive list of all responsibility’s skills, duties, requirements,
    efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate
    reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other
    or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e.: emergencies, changes in
    personnel, workload, rush jobs or technological developments)

    Full benefit package to include employer paid insurance for the employee, retirement plan, paid
    vacation, holiday, and sick leave.

    The City of Williston is an Equal Opportunity Employer*


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  • Lineworker Trainee – Ocala, Fla.

    Description

    Description

    This is a semi-skilled, labor intense and hazardous position that requires individuals to perform electrical work relating to overhead and underground electrical facilities in a variety of voltages from 110 to 230,000 volts. This position reports to the Department Director or Designee.

    The Lineworker Trainee position is the entry level position that leads to a Lineman career. A Lineworker Trainee is required to progress through the training and testing program that culminates in becoming an Apprentice Lineman. This program is designed to take 36 months from date of hire to review by the Apprenticeship Committee.

    The training and testing program will consist of six 6-month increments. The Lineworker Trainee is required to meet the specific goals of his/her current increment by the 6-month increment end date to be eligible to advance to the next level. An employee who is not successful in the program on their 6-month increment end date may be subject to termination.

    It is expected that by the 18-month point, in addition to the statements above, the Lineworker Trainee will progress to a highly skilled, labor intense and hazardous position that requires knowledge of crane and digger derrick operations, operating capabilities, set up, driving and maintenance.

    Examples of Duties

    • Assists in performing construction and maintenance job tasks associated with electrical lines. Operates or assists in operating bucket trucks, derricks, trenchers, hydraulic tools, chain saws and other tools and equipment as may be required. Conforms to policies and procedures for safe work practices, area protection, proper use and maintenance of vehicles, tools and equipment associated with accepted line work practices.
    • Assists in maintaining an adequate supply of tools and related equipment needed to accomplish daily assignments.
    • Secures work area by providing designated traffic control devices in appropriate position. May be required to work as a flag person.
    • Physical strength and endurance to operate tools, load and unload materials, for extended periods from trucks, poles, ladders, trenches, vaults, or kneeling at ground level. Must be able to lift and carry up to 80 lbs.
    • Availability during after hour call outs is required with rotation to "stand by" on a regular rotation when qualified.

    ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS FOLLOWING THE FIRST 18 MONTHS

    Become completely familiar with the lifting limitations (radius angle, reach, extension, load weights) of a rear mounted 100' crane rated 47,000 pounds maximum capability. Become completely familiar with the digger derricks with 55' boom heights and 12,000 pound lifting capabilities. Follow procedures for check out and set up of vehicles, such as inspecting lift cables, check pad and block availability. Safely perform lifting, setting and loading of heavy equipment.

    Visually, physically, and audibly inspects their assigned vehicle on a daily basis to ensure safe operation.

    Performs construction and maintenance job tasks associated with electrical lines. Operates bucket trucks, derricks, trenches, hydraulic tools, 100' crane, chain saws, and other equipment as may be required. Conforms to policies and procedures for safe work practices, area protection, proper use and maintenance of vehicles, tools, and equipment associated with accepted line work practices.

    Secures work area by providing designated traffic control devices in appropriate position. Physical strength and endurance to operate tools, load and unload materials, for extended periods from trucks, poles, ladders, trenchers, vaults or kneeling at ground level. Must be able to lift a minimum of 80 lbs.

    Availability during after hour call outs is required with assignment to "stand by" on a regular rotation when qualified.

    Position Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

    High school graduate or GED. Must have worked outdoors performing manual labor tasks. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions in English. One year experience in the operation of medium to heavy-duty hydraulic equipment is preferred.

    LICENSES & CERTIFICATES

    Must possess and maintain a valid Florida operators driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and a learning permit for a CDL license before the first day of work. Must obtain a valid Florida commercial driver’s license, CDL Class A, within 90 days of employment.

    RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT

    The employee must, within one year of date of hire or promotion to this position, reside within 30 minutes of the assigned work facility.

    Supplemental Information

    Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions. Ability to work alone to complete tasks. Ability to communicate clearly and politely in person and by two-way radio. Ability to remain calm in emergency situations. Ability to work at various heights (200′) or in trenches, vaults, or confined spaces. Must be able to lift and carry up to 80 lbs.

    Benefits 

    The City of Ocala provides a competitive, comprehensive benefit package for all full-time employees. A summary of our benefit program can be found on our website at www.ocalafl.org under the Human Resources link.

    Salary 

    $41,002.62 – $51,255.36 Annually


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  • Lineman – Ocala, Fla.

    Description

    Description

    This is a highly skilled, labor intense and hazardous position that requires individual to work outdoors and perform electrical work relating to overhead and underground electrical facilities in a variety of voltages from 110 to 230,000 volts. This position normally reports directly to the Line Crew Foreman.

    Examples of Duties

    • Performs construction and maintenance job tasks associated with electrical lines. Operates bucket trucks, derricks, trenchers, hydraulic tools, chain saws, other tools and equipment as may be required. Conforms to policies and procedures for safe work practices, area protection, proper use of vehicles, tools, and equipment associated with accepted line work practices.
    • Visually and audibly detects malfunctions of equipment and safety hazards. Works on energized electrical power lines, equipment, and devices without interruption of normal electric service.
    • Physical strength and endurance to operate tools and equipment for extended periods from bucket, poles, ladders, vaults, trenches or confined space.
    • Communicates with other employees in person and by two-way radio, politely and clearly and also communicates in person at job sites to customers.
    • Assists in training and instruction of other personnel. Provides "on the job" training in the field to fellow crew members on proper use and operation of equipment, climbing techniques and proper procedures and safety practices.
    • Availability during emergencies is required with rotation to stand-by on a regular rotation.

    Position Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

    High school graduate or GED. A minimum of 4 years experience in construction and maintenance of overhead and underground transmission and distribution power systems. Successful completions of related electrical courses (apprentice program) or equivalent combination of training and related experience.

    Licenses/Certificates

    Must obtain a valid Florida Commercial Driver’s License (CDL CLASS A) within 90 days of employment.

    Residency Requirement

    The employee must, within one year of date of hire or promotion to this position, reside with 30 minutes of the assigned work facility.

    Supplemental Information

    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions. Ability to work independently to complete tasks. Ability to maintain accurate records and reports.
    • Must have the ability to problem solve, evaluate others and make independent judgment to restore customer concerns. Must be able to remain calm in emergency situations. Thorough knowledge of the hazards involved when working around or in energized electrical lines. Must be able to distinguish colors used for locates and phase markings. Ability to work at various heights, (200′) or in trenches, vaults, or confined spaces and able to climb and work off pole to restore power.

    Benefits 

    The City of Ocala provides a competitive, comprehensive benefit package for all full-time employees. A summary of our benefit program can be found on our website at www.ocalafl.org under the Human Resources link.

    Salary 

    $73,500.75 – $87,844.85 Annually


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  • Compliance Specialist – Fort Pierce, Fla.

    Description

    Department: Electric and Gas Engineering 

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  

    Highly technical, procedural and professional work responsible for the coordination and management of all activities ensuring compliance with Federal, Regional and State laws, rules and policies that govern the provision of electric and gas services.  Develops  policies, procedures and internal controls to ensure that FPUA is compliant with applicable    electric and gas utility regulations.  Reports to the Electric Supervising Engineer.  A valid Florida Drivers License is required.

    Position Requirements

    ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE  

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field.  Minimum of five (5) years of     experience in the utility industry.  Three (3) years of experience in regulatory compliance and/or NERC System Operator training and certification, is preferred.

    ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS  

    Moderate lifting, walking, standing, bending, stooping, sitting; light carrying, climbing, Ability to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear; uses hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms as in picking up paper, files, and other common office objects. Employee may periodically lift and/or move objects weighing up to 30 pounds such as books, equipment, supplies, etc. Vision and hearing at or correctable to normal ranges.  Frequent use of computer and standard office equipment.  Reasonable             accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.  Temporary modifications to provide reasonable accommodations do not waive any essential functions of the job requirements.

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

    Works primarily in a climate-controlled office setting with      occasional travel to attend meetings, etc.

    WE ARE A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE — WE DRUG TEST—EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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  • Distribution Engineering Manager – Lake Worth Beach, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Lake Worth Beach invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of Distribution Engineering Manager. 

    SUMMARY 

    Responsible for managing the electric utility’s distribution engineering department staff and processes.  The utility is undertaking a significant system hardening and reliability improvement program of its distribution system as well as accommodating new customer connections.  The Distribution Engineering Manager (DEM) is responsible for ensuring that system designs and upgrades include features designed to yield improved reliability of all equipment/systems for all the Lake Worth Beach electric utility’s distribution system.  The DEM will participate in and help lead the utility’s efforts to improve reliability not only through improved O&M suggestions to the line department management and field crews but also in capital project definition including design, commissioning, and implementation processes.

    CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS 

    • Strong working relationships with interdependent departments, contractors, external engineering service providers, process owners, and customers
    •  Effective, innovative implementation of best practices that lead to safe outcomes, improved reliability, and improved customer relationships.
    • Workflow and operational efficiency  

    FUNDAMENTAL COMPONENTS

    • Ensures effective coordination within the Lake Worth Beach Electric Utility departments and other City departments as may be needed to effectively execute responsibilities
    • Coaches and develops Engineering individuals and teams
    • Develops, maintains effective and efficient workflow and ongoing operations process modifications, as needed; communicates changes to other process owners and/or those impacted
    • Identifies trends and sees that implementation of corrective action is complete, as necessary; informs others
    • Provides and maintains service level agreements to meet or exceed customer needs
    • Provides leadership in ensuring systems are designed with significant consideration to safety of utility personnel and the public
    • Administers collective bargaining agreements
    • Makes significant contribution in personnel administration, employee relations, and preparation of, or administration of work schedules and budgets

    TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

    • Working knowledge of the planning, design construction or operation of utility scale electric distribution systems.
    • Working knowledge of preventative and predictive maintenance best practices and demonstrated experience in direct application.
    • Working knowledge of cost tracking and budgeting.
    • Able to work effectively ensuring effective handoff procedures and practices.
    • Demonstrated understanding and utilization of financial/budget data, scorecard, and key performance indicators to support process improvement and activity work flow management
    • Experience in electric distribution equipment/system design/selection/operation as well as troubleshooting system problems to arrive at solutions.
    • Working knowledge of work management/database management systems
    • Analytical skills; ability to gather and analyze data to arrive at fact-based conclusions and recommendations for improvements in safety, reliability, and process improvement.
    • Experience in related trade industry organizations on policy setting boards or committees desired but not required.

    Position Requirements

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field preferred.
    • Five or more years of successful experience in the operations, maintenance, or engineering functions of an electric utility
    • Professional Engineering registration in the State of Florida preferred but not required 

    SALARY AND BENEFITS 

    This Exempt position is part of the Professional Manager Supervisor Association (PMSA) collective bargaining agreement. With an annual salary range of $80,492-$120,738. This position will work at Utilities Building located at 1900 2nd Avenue North, Lake Worth, FL 33460. 

    In addition, this position offers: 

    • Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals 
    • 13 Paid Holidays 
    • City of Lake Worth Medical Benefits that include Life Insurance, Dental and Vision coverage 
    • Retirement Plan  

    Salary Range:$80,492.00 To 120,738.00 Annually


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  • Senior Instrument and Control Technician – Homestead, Fla.

    Description

    General Function

    Works as Project Coordinator or Group Leader while assisting and organizing the in-house work force during the Supervisor’s absence.  Demonstrates the confidence and ability to safely oversee system clearances and outages for new and existing substation or plant electrical work.  Ensures that all proposed modifications, repairs or calibrations are performed to ensure the reliability, safety, and efficient operation of the equipment involved.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Engineering Superintendent, with considerable latitude for the use of independent judgment in the selection of work methods and procedures to be applied.

    Reports To: Engineering Superintendent 

    Supervisory Responsibility: As assigned.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    •    Troubleshoots, repairs, calibrates and modifies electrical/electronic instruments and controls systems.
    •    Issues accurate reports on electrical equipment status.
    •    Performs scheduled of electromechanics and microprocessor based protective relay and reclosing relay inspections and calibrations for substations and generating systems.
    •    Makes field sketches and revisions on existing blue prints, schematic diagrams, flow charts and wiring diagrams.
    •    Calibrates analog and digital transducers for system accuracy and computes overall system error if needed.
    •    Performs tests and troubleshoots systems which include signal transmission and closed-circuit systems.
    •    Responsible for wiring and controls of most electric or electronic instruments and devices within the substations.
    •    Performs AC and DC electric substations elementary drawings design.
    •    Makes recommendations for system or circuit changes to Supervisor and advises Engineers as needed.
    •    Coordinates electrical maintenance on various system repairs or upgrades.
    •    Works closely in a team environment with both the Engineers and the work force.
    •    Performs inspections and acceptance tests on new or existing projects using manufacturer or engineering specifications and standards as a guide.
    •    Troubleshoots complex electrical control systems and performs circuit checks.
    •    Makes recommendations in applying any field revisions or modifications on new or existing system.
    •    Work is evaluated based upon oral and written reports and through the review of the overall effectiveness of equipment history files.
    •    Shows proficiency in the use of various test equipment such as; Wheatstone Bridge, al AC DC Multi-meters, oscilloscope, frequency meter, transmation calibrator, Biddle multi-function calibrator capacitance and resistance decade boxes, D.C. power supply, phase angle meter, phase rotation meter, double relay test set, multi-amp relay test set.
    •    Other job-related duties of a technical nature as assigned by supervisor.

    The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Qualifying individuals with disabilities may be provided reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform the essential functions. 

    Position Requirements

    Requirements
    • Minimum of two (2) years Associates degree in electrical Engineering Technology or formal completion of appropriate technical school courses with at least five (5) years experience in the protective relay or electrical instruments and controls field.
    • Supervisory training or at least one (1) year supervisor experience is preferred.
    • Knowledge in Electric Substation System Integration and related software applications.
    • Experience with PC computers, and computer-based control systems.
    • Must be able to work overtime and subject to calls during emergencies.
    • Must be able to pass oral or written exam and expect to update background through further education, as it becomes available.
    • Must be able to comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions.
    • Must possess a valid state of Florida Driver’s License.
    • Must pass a background screening process.

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  • Supervisor of Relay – Kissimmee, Fla.

    Description

    General Definition of Work

    This is a highly responsible engineering supervisory position that requires the mastery of knowledge, skills and experience required to develop and implement settings and maintain the Utility’s protective relays. Supervises and performs highly advanced technical and electrical work involving of the design, installation, commissioning, testing and repair of protective relays, switchboard and panel meters, watt-hour meters and related electronic and electro-mechanical equipment. Assists in the determination of project schedules, vendor selection, equipment designs, personnel procedures and budgeting. Subject Matter Expert (SME), for compliance with all FRCC and NERC standards and requirements related to protective relaying. Work may be performed under emergency situations or during inclement weather. Responsible for the training of assigned subordinate personnel. Work is performed independently under the general direction of the Assistant Vice President of Engineering and Operations. Work product is reviewed through observations, conferences, reports, and by results obtained.

    Typical Tasks

    Develops, troubleshoots, coordinates, and deploys system protection settings. Supervises and performs calibration, preventative maintenance, equipment inspections, and testing functions at remote sites, power plants and operating centers. Supervises and performs the testing, maintenance, and installation of other related equipment such as transducers, converters, switches, current and potential transformers, and auxiliary equipment. Supervises and maintains documentation of the performance of skilled troubleshooting and analysis of protective relay circuits and related facilities for all transmission, distribution and generation system protective relay operations. Maintains an accurate and complete set of records and files of test results, equipment status, misoperation’s investigations, equipment settings and programming details and other appropriate data on all equipment related to the relaying systems. Performs the daily scheduling of activities for relay personnel and plans and coordinates relay substation and generation projects. May provide supervision and/or guidance to other engineering staff, field personnel and contract forces. May provide performance management and recommend the hire, transfer, promotion, grievance resolution, discipline and discharge of subordinate personnel. Must possess an expert knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions taken to protect personnel and equipment in high voltage generation and transmission equipment. Ability to work independently and to supervise subordinates. Maintains a master level of knowledge of technology, FRCC and NERC compliance standards and industry trends applicable to power systems, protective relays and associated facilities. Advises the System Operations Division on protective relay related issues to assure the reliable operations of the power system. Trains and supervises subordinate personnel and provides support to internal and external Engineers, contractors, and electrical personnel. Serve as a representative on the FRCC System Protection and Control Subcommittee and may be asked to serve on other FRCC and/or NERC groups. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Must be able
    to work during emergencies and/or during inclement weather conditions. Must be able to respond quickly to ongoing work demands and/or emergencies.

    Position Requirements

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Must have knowledge of the standard methods, practices, tools, equipment and materials used for the repair and maintenance of protective relaying, metering, and related equipment. Ability to test and develop programs for the calibration of multiple types of microprocessor, solid-state and electro-mechanical relays using complex computer generated microprocessor based test equipment. Knowledge of power systems and their operation, design and circuitry including all related mechanical and electrical equipment. Ability to interpret, redline and perform preliminary design of electrical blueprints, schematic diagrams, logic diagrams and service manuals and experience in the complete planning of relay projects. Must have a thorough knowledge of math as it relates to power systems and be skilled at conducting power system calculations. Familiar with the implementation of NERC standards as related to protective relays, SCADA and communications. Must have an expert level of understanding of safety practices and occupational hazards for all power system equipment and facilities. Skilled at establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other personnel, vendors and utilities. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form. Ability to work independently and to supervise subordinates. Ability to work well under pressure. Must have a high level of analytical and problem solving skill. Ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently.

    Education and Experience

    Possession of a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university and five (5) years directly related experience in the protective relaying profession are required for this position. Possession of a master’s degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida is desirable.

    Special Requirements

    Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s license issued by the State of Florida.

    SPECIAL CONDITIONS: May be required to work outside of normal working hours during system outages, emergency situations or during assigned projects.

    Salary

    (Low) $43.24 – (High) $60.97 Excellent benefits. EOE.


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  • Information Security Manager – Kissimmee, Fla.

    Description

    GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK

    Responsible for the maintenance of systems to protect data from unauthorized users.  Conducts system security investigations and identifies, reports, and advises on and resolves security violations. Performs technical work in the area of information and data management. Responsible for computer security and facility security systems, record retention and storage of all digital media records and production of requested items in accordance with Public Record laws.  Does related work as required.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Vice President of Information Technology. Supervises assigned personnel.

    TYPICAL TASKS

    Responsible for oversight of all official records of Kissimmee Utility Authority.  Responsible for the administration of a uniform records management program and ensures the proper application of a records disposition schedule. Administers a paper and digital records center for the efficient and economical storage, maintenance and servicing of active and inactive KUA records. Provides effective control over the identification, appraisal, maintenance and protection of all KUA records. Directs security access protocols for core business systems including Financial (FIS), Customer (CIS) and Engineering (GIS) information systems. Conducts computer forensic investigations and incident research using all data systems and indexes.  Administers scanning software, hardware and end user training.  Maintains computer asset inventory, tags and tracks resources and provides reports for budgeting and planning purposes.  Maintains and retains multi-media records and digital storage requirements for all data files and security system records.  Retention methods include, but are not limited to, physical storage, off site backups and conversion from paper based systems. Responsible for maintaining paper based records, digital copies of records, digitally generated records, video security archives, phone traffic history records, voice recording system archives, security system key card history, and limited microfilm and microfiche. Manages public records compliance and retention programs. Provides records of systems and users based on internal or public records requests, calculates customer cost if applicable and ensures the proper screening of material before release, and timely delivery of requested products. Writes related program reports and presents briefings as required.  Lifting of heavy boxes of paper required.

    Position Requirements

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Advanced knowledge of the State of Florida and Federal Guidelines for records retention and public records laws.  Knowledge of the operation and uses of personal computers, advanced network administration practices, hardware and software interoperability for computer forensics, user monitoring, scanning systems, digital media storage and data mining/production. Must be well versed in multiple operating environments, able to communicate effectively and instruct users in operation and practice of digital storage systems. Must understand multiple network environments (Microsoft Server, Avigilon, Great Plains, Advanced Utility Software, DSX and SQL,) and their interconnectivity into the records storage program, including retrieval of records, administration of security access and audit practices.  Must be able to navigate, index and administer video, security, voice, network data, user shares and phone traffic records. Must have the ability to set up and maintain an advanced paper and digital records filing system.  Advanced operational knowledge of computer and retrieval systems, security key card controllers and video surveillance systems is required.  Advanced knowledge of data entry and word processing skills.  Knowledge of general office practices and equipment.  Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow workers and the general public.  Ability to work with confidential information, investigations and research into personnel related matters. Knowledge and ability to supervise assigned staff.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Five (5) years experience in a computer network related position including PC and scanning equipment experience, Windows Server, video surveillance, key card access systems and knowledge of physical/data security is required. Some management experience desired.

    A Bachelor’s degree in Information Management or a related discipline or a suitable combination of education, experience and skills.  Advanced office experience with responsibilities in records retention, network administration and computer security.

    Salary Range (Low) $46.33 – (High) $65.33 Excellent benefits. EOE. 


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  • Manager, Fleet and Facilities – New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

    Description

    Similar to: Fleet Manager; Facilities Manager; Fleet and Facilities Manager

    About Us: UCNSB is a vital community partner providing life essential utility services. We are dedicated to safety, reliability, the use of sustainable resources, and community stewardship. We take pride in being there for our community in and through every essential and impactful life moment through the services we provide, and strive to live our Core Values everyday: Safety, Integrity & Transparency, Financial Prudence, Innovation, Learning, & Improvement, and Diversity & Inclusion. When you work for UCNSB in any capacity, you are partnering with the community, ensuring they have safe, reliable, essential services. We are looking for caring and talented people who share in our values and can help us accomplish our mission. Are you one of them? If so, we want to talk to you!   

    Job Purpose & Summary: This position is responsible for the overall management of UCNSB’s fleet and facilities. This position supervises staff, schedules and administers maintenance and custodial work, and coordinates activities, financials, vendors, and manpower required for current and future needs of UCNSB’s fleet and facilities. With regard to fleet, this position oversees preventative maintenance and repairs for UCNSB automobiles, a variety of utility vehicles, heavy equipment, and generators. This position is responsible for ensuring that UCNSB has a safe, reliable, attractive fleet of vehicles, equipment, and facilities. Note: References to “fleet” or “fleet services” include heavy equipment, such as backhoes, track hoes, and forklifts, as well as UCNSB generators.

     

    Position Requirements

    Qualifications: High school diploma/GED is required. Post-secondary education in business, facilities management, property maintenance, or a related field is preferred. Supervisory experience, project management abilities, advanced knowledge of fleet management and/or facilities management is required. 

    Salary Range: $75,719 to $96,542

    Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications. Compensation package includes benefits, such as retirement, health insurance, vacation time, and more.

    Posting closing date: 8/27/2021

    How to apply:

    Resumes may be emailed to [email protected], or mailed to Human Resources, P.O. Box 689, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170, or submitted online at www.ucnsb.org/careers. Applications may be completed online at www.ucnsb.org/careers. Applications/Resumes must be submitted by the Posting Closing Date and will not be accepted after.   

    UCNSB is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. All employment decisions, including hiring, promoting, disciplining, or discharging are based on merit, competence, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic that is protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

    Veteran’s Preference. We value the service veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members, veterans, and military spouses. Veteran’s preference is applied during our recruiting process.

    If you require an accommodation to submit your application or resume, please contact our Human Resources office at (386) 424-3060.

    UCNSB is a local government organization and a Drug Free Workplace.


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  • Electric & Gas Utility Analyst – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

    Tallahassee, located in the panhandle of the Sunshine State, is the capital of the State of Florida and within the metropolitan area is home to more than 365,000 Floridians.  It is a dynamic and growing community that provides its residents with excellent amenities and entertainment that include award-winning parks, coastal and other outdoor activities, excellent educational opportunities, festivals, and sporting events, and much more. 

    The City also owns and operates an award-winning electric utility that is consistently recognized for its commitment to reliable cost-effective service, customer service, environmental stewardship, and safety.  It is the 4th largest municipal electric utility in Florida and the 27th largest in the United States.  The electric utility is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the city’s electric generation, transmission, and distribution system. Tallahassee’s Electric & Gas Utility delivers reliable Electric and Natural gas service to over 125,000 Electric and 33,000 Gas customers within Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties.

    The CITY OF TALLAHASSEE has an exciting and rewarding Training Analyst opportunity for a highly motivated experienced utility professional.

    This is a highly responsible technical position that provides support to the Electric & Gas Utility at two generating stations: Arvah B. Hopkins Generating Station, located ~7 miles west of Tallahassee, and Sam O. Purdom Generating Station, located in St. Marks Florida. The position is responsible for the apprentice program at both generating power stations. The Hopkins Generating Station is a 500 MW gas and emergency oil-fired facility with a 300 MW GE F Class one-on-one combined-cycle unit with duct burners, two 50MW LM6000,  five 19.6MW each gas-fired reciprocation engines, and two remote site 9.4 MW each reciprocation engines.  The Purdom Generating station is a 250 MW gas and emergency oil-fired facility with a 250 MW GE F class one-on-one combined cycle generating unit and a Zero Discharge water processing facility.

    ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT JOB DUTIES

    • Studies the competencies of technical workers and work processes to recognize skill and safety needs and deficiencies of the workforce. Performs training needs analysis, job/task analysis, and audit of training/safety practices to recommend the most cost-effective and efficient solution to training problems.
    • Plans, implements, and coordinates a comprehensive training program and provides support safety program for all employees in the Electric and Gas Utility- Energy Supply Division and keeps managers, superintendents, and supervisors informed of training opportunities and solutions for training problems.
    • Works in a consultative capacity to the Electric and Gas Utility's Apprenticeship Committees to establish criteria for the selection, advancement, and training of employees in the apprenticeship programs.
    • Makes recommendations for performance improvement based on a review of procedures and suggests alternatives to training which could include the development of new procedures, job aids, or training aids for on-the-job use.
    • Conducts field and classroom training programs and maintains and updates power plants training/safety files and resources for Electric and Gas Utility – Energy Supply employees.
    • Administers the Pre-employment Program, including Assessment Sessions, Interviewing, Scoring, and Selection of job applicants for select positions within the Electric and Gas Utility – Energy Supply Division.
    • Stays current with the latest technologies to utilize in training, including competency-based techniques, computer-based training, and the authoring of interactive multimedia training programs. Maintains a technical and professional library of resources for all employees to use.
    • Maintains training/safety records database complete with individual training histories and full group reporting capabilities.
    • Assesses, evaluates, and prepares written recommendations for purchasing training/safety supplies and vendor training programs. Provides input to and assists in preparing the training budget.  Writes, reviews, and evaluates training proposals.
    • Instructs journeyman level courses in the fundamentals and principles of the electric system, electric system equipment, and the use of electrical test equipment.

    Other Important Duties:

    • Developing a strategic plan and recommendations for long-term training programs in the Electric and Gas Utility - Energy Supply division requiring extensive overview, development, and justifying man-hours required for implementation.
    • Initiating requirements of apprenticeships and coordinating the facilitation of these programs with various disciplines, including Human Resources and Equity and Workforce Development, relative to entry-level criteria, competencies for advancement, and testing, and measures that are valid and meet the test of legal reliability.

    Position Requirements

    MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

    • Experience in the development of Electric Utility – Power Plant Operation, Maintenance Apprentice, Journeyman Level Training, and/or Safety Programs.
    • Experience in managing Electric Utility training and/or safety function, assessing training needs, designing programs, developing materials, delivering training, and evaluating programs.
    • Possession of an Associates or Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, Organizational Development, HR, Adult Education, or related field

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Must be medically certified to wear a respirator and pass a respirator fit test before employment.
    • Individuals in this classification are considered essential during emergency and storm situations and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods and may be required to be away from their family.
    • Individuals in this classification must be available to serve on-call and are subject to having to work outside of their assigned schedule to meet operational needs.
    • Must possess a valid Class E State driver’s license at the time of appointment.

    HOW TO APPLY:  A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted instead of a completed application. Applicants must apply online via the internet thru the link below. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214.

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:  The City of Tallahassee offers a competitive salary and benefits. The salary range for these positions will be from $23.30 to 53.57 per hour depending upon qualification.

    In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria-style benefit offerings including Flex-bucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring an accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity& Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected] Preference will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans following Florida Statues 295.085.


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  • Electric & Gas Utility Engineering/Operations Manager – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Tallahassee – Your Own Utilities has an immediate opening for an Engineering/Operations Manager in our Electric & Gas Utility Power Delivery Support Team.    This is a leadership position reporting to the Assistant General Manager, Electric & Gas - Power Delivery.  E&G’s mission is to enrich the quality of life in Tallahassee by providing quality energy services and being leaders in our organization, community, and industry.

    ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

    Tallahassee is a vibrant City that is home to Florida’s state government, two major universities – Florida State University and Florida A&M University, as well as one of the largest community colleges in the state – Tallahassee Community College.   Centrally located in the panhandle, Tallahassee is only hours away from white sandy Gulf beaches, Walt Disney World, and the Atlantic Ocean.  Tallahassee has one of the top parks and recreation departments in the country and was recently named an All-America City for the 2nd time.  Leon County Schools were recognized by the Florida State Board of Education as an Academically High Performing District for the second year in a row.

    Tallahassee’s Electric & Gas Utility provides reliable electric service to over 124,000 customers in a 221 square mile service territory that includes both the City of Tallahassee and portions of the unincorporated areas of Leon County and reliable natural gas services to over 34,000 customers within Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties..  A full service vertical electric utility, Tallahassee has 725 MW of generation located at three sites, 60MW of solar under a Purchase Power Agreement, 224 miles of transmission (115kv & 230 kv), 28 substations with two more in engineering, and 3,631 miles of distribution.  The City’s Electric Utility is registered as a Balancing Authority, Transmission Owner/Operator and Generation Owner/Operator under the NERC Reliability Standards.

    Tallahassee Electric & Gas has been recognized nationally and regionally for its strong performance.  These recognitions have included the APPA E. F. Scattergood Award, two APPA DEED Energy Innovator Awards, APPA Reliable Public Power Provider (Platinum level), APGA System Operational Achievement Recognition (Gold), APGA Safety Management Excellence Award, the Public Gas System Achievement Award, and Power Magazine naming the City’s Hopkins Generating Plant one of the Top Six Gas Fired Power Plants in the World.

    SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITES

    As an Engineering/Operations Manager for Power Delivery, the successful candidate will lead a group of Power Delivery employees which provides supervision and engineering support in one of the operational areas within the Electric & Gas Utility.  An incumbent is a subject matter expert in the assigned area and is responsible for supervising highly technical engineering, operational or administrative work such as complex design engineering, safety engineering services, system operations, field operations, complex engineering studies and analysis, training support, project management, quality assurance, budgeting, purchasing, operation/maintenance of electric utility facilities or systems. Day–to-day responsibilities include:

    • Responsible for the engineering design for all Electric Transmission and Substation facilities and the day-to-day operations of the Electric substation crews.
    • Ensures transmission and substation designs are developed and implemented consistent with generally accepted engineering practices and City standards.
    • Coordinates the day to day operations of the substations operations team.
    • Provides engineering and operational support during storm and system upset events. 
    • Ensures compliance with applicable North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) reliability standards and acts as the subject matter expert on these standards.
    • Oversees the planning and scheduling of all construction and maintenance associated with the city’s substations facilities and new transmission line construction.

    Position Requirements

    EDUCATION, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE and REQUIREMENTS

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field.
    • Five years of professional experience with two years of supervisory experience
    • A team player with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
    • A forward and global thinker with a high level of initiative and creativity
    • An outstanding negotiator skilled in conflict resolution
    • Honest with a high degree of integrity; assertive and decisive
    • Flexible, anticipating change and remaining open to new ideas
    • Ability to obtain and maintain throughout their period of employment the required clearances to have unrestricted access to critical facilities consistent with FERC, NERC, and SERC reliability standards.

    Individuals in these classifications are:

    • Considered essential employees during emergency/storm events and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods of time and may be required to be away from their family.

    HOW TO APPLY

    A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applicants must apply on-line via the internet at https://www.talgov.com/employment/employment.aspx. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214

    Compensation

    The City of Tallahassee offers competitive salary and benefits. In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria style benefit offerings including Flexbucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity& Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected] Preference will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans in accordance with Florida Statues 295.085.


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  • Power Management & Control Engineer – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Tallahassee – Your Own Utilities has an immediate opening for a Power Management & Control Engineer in our Electric & Gas Utility System Operations Technical Support Team.  E&G’s mission is to enrich the quality of life in Tallahassee by providing quality energy services and being leaders in our organization, community, and industry.

    ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

    Tallahassee is a vibrant City that is home to Florida’s state government, two major universities – Florida State University and Florida A&M University, as well as one of the largest community colleges in the state – Tallahassee Community College.   Centrally located in the panhandle, Tallahassee is only hours away from white sandy Gulf beaches, Walt Disney World, and the Atlantic Ocean.  Tallahassee has one of the top parks and recreation departments in the country and was recently named an All-America City for the 2nd time.  Leon County Schools were recognized by the Florida State Board of Education as an Academically High Performing District for the second year in a row.

    Tallahassee’s Electric & Gas Utility provides reliable electric service to over 124,000 customers in a 221 square mile service territory that includes both the City of Tallahassee and portions of the unincorporated areas of Leon County and reliable natural gas services to over 34,000 customers within Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties..  A full service vertical electric utility, Tallahassee has 725 MW of generation located at three sites, 60MW of solar under a Purchase Power Agreement, 224 miles of transmission (115kv & 230 kv), 28 substations with two more in engineering, and 3,631 miles of distribution.  The City’s Electric Utility is registered as a Balancing Authority, Transmission Owner/Operator and Generation Owner/Operator under the NERC Reliability Standards.

    Tallahassee Electric & Gas has been recognized nationally and regionally for its strong performance.  These recognitions have included the APPA E. F. Scattergood Award, two APPA DEED Energy Innovator Awards, APPA Reliable Public Power Provider (Platinum level), APGA System Operational Achievement Recognition (Gold), APGA Safety Management Excellence Award, the Public Gas System Achievement Award, and Power Magazine naming the City’s Hopkins Generating Plant one of the Top Six Gas Fired Power Plants in the World.

    SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITES

    As the Power Management and Control Engineer for System Operations Technical Support, you would be responsible for advanced applications engineering work in designing, specification, and managing computer hardware and software support for the City's power management and control systems. Work involves providing and maintaining computer hardware and software support for the City's power management computer system; writing, editing, compiling, various computer language programs for the power management system and its associated peripheral control systems; and planning and evaluating the hardware and software additions necessary to improve the power management and control system's ability to monitor, analyze, and control an interconnected power system. This position also would design, configure, deploy, and maintains the SCADA local and wide area networks (LANs, WANs), including servers, routers, hubs, switches, firewalls, wireless technology, and other associated hardware to ensure safe and reliable operation for fulfilling designated business objectives and processes. Day-to-day responsibilities include: 

    • Ensuring reliable operations of the Electric Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system
    • Maintaining the Electric Utility fiber communications network between the Control Center/Back-Up Control Center and the various substations
    • Subject Matter Expert for NERC Compliance activities

    Position Requirements

    EDUCATION, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, and REQUIREMENTS

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or related field.
    • Six years of professional work experience that includes electric utility power system controls or related networking/IT operations; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Considerable knowledge of local and wide area network technologies and concepts, including Internet protocol routing and topologies, switching technologies, virtual LANs, etc.
    • Knowledge of IT equipment and operating systems, including the configuration of Servers, Backups, and Anti-Virus in a multi-segment network.
    • Knowledge of editing source code and managing database systems.
    • Experience with one or more of the following languages: Java, C++, SQL, Python, C#.

    Individuals in these classifications are:

    • Considered essential employees during emergency/storm events and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods of time and may be required to be away from their family.
    • Must be available to serve on-call and subject to working outside of their assigned shift/schedule to meet operational needs.
    • Must be able to distinguish between red and green.
    • Refer to section SYSTEM OPERATIONS – POWER MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL for special duties
    • A team player with the ability to communicate with customers of the systems that you support
    • Security and compliance minded to protect OT systems
    • Ability to obtain and maintain throughout their period of employment the required clearances to have unrestricted access to critical facilities consistent with FERC, NERC, and SERC reliability standards.

    HOW TO APPLY

    A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applicants must apply on-line via the internet at https://www.talgov.com/employment/employment.aspx. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214.

    Compensation

    The City of Tallahassee offers competitive salary and benefits. In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria style benefit offerings including Flexbucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity& Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected] Preference will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans in accordance with Florida Statues 295.085.


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  • IT Manager – New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

    Description

    Job Summary

    As a key member of the Information Technology (IT) Department, this position works under the direction of the Director of IT, producing, implementing, and enhancing enterprise application architecture concepts, road maps, principles, and strategies. The IT Manager will provide technical leadership for enterprise application architecture initiatives and drive architecture and technology convergence, ensuring the right technologies and platforms are deployed to achieve strategic business outcomes. The IT Manager assumes responsibility for translating business requirements into specific system, application, or process designs, including working across technology domains to identify functional requirements and in developing business justifications. The IT Manger assumes responsibility for understanding both the technology and the business functionality to ensure that the solutions are properly implemented, fully utilized, and effectively optimized to meet the needs of the organization.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Include the following and other duties as assigned:
    Serves as IT lead in managing, development, delivery, and operation of reliable and secure electric and water utility enterprise wide applications, mission critical operational systems, and supporting technology (OT).
    Ensures business and technology strategies are aligned with company short and long-term goals and objectives.
    Collaborate with internal/external stakeholders to understand business goals and technical direction and translate to architectural solutions.

    Position Requirements

    Education and Experience

    This position requires the following education and experience:
    Associate degree in computer information systems, computer science, or computer engineering or similar field required. Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in computer engineering, electrical engineering technology, electronics and computer science or similar field preferred.

    A minimum of five (5) years (A.S. degree) / three (3) years (B.S. degree) of experience in electrical power or water utility role, providing support and management for the key enterprise and operational systems and software listed herein required.
    Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

    Other Qualifications
    Florida Driver’s License Class E required. Ability to work flexible hours, as required. Position is subject to periodic driver’s license record screenings.

    Salary 

    $92,038/yr. – $117,348/yr.

    Apply

    For a more detailed job description, please click “apply.” Send resume to [email protected] Mail resumes to Human Resources, PO Box 689 New Smyrna Beach, FL. 32170 or click to apply. EOE/DFWP


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  • Utilities Financial Manager – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Tallahassee – Electric & Gas Utility has a Utilities Financial Manager opening within its Financial and Administrative Services Division.  The minimum requirements for each level are outlined below.

    ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

    Tallahassee is a vibrant City that is home to Florida’s state government, two major universities – Florida State University and Florida A&M University, as well as one of the largest community colleges in the state – Tallahassee Community College.   Centrally located in the panhandle, Tallahassee is only hours away from white sandy Gulf beaches, Walt Disney World, and the Atlantic Ocean.  Tallahassee has one of the top parks and recreation departments in the country and was recently named an All-American City for the 2nd time.  Leon County Schools were recognized by the Florida State Board of Education as an Academically High Performing District for the second year in a row.

    Tallahassee’s Electric & Gas Utility delivers reliable Electric and Natural gas service to over 125,000 Electric and 33,000 Gas customers within Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties.  The gas utility has been recognized nationally for its strong commitment to operational excellence.  These recognitions have included the APGA Gold Level System Operational Achievement Recognition, APGA Safety Management Excellence Award and the Public Gas System Achievement Award, as well as APPA’s Scattergood Award for “#1 Public Utility”.

    Job Summary

    The position provides Financial and Administrative support to the Electric and Gas Utility operating divisions.  This support includes performing financial analysis, projections, process review, and supervising Administrative support staff.  During storm situations, this position provides oversight and direction to supplemental support staff.  This position requires performing the assigned work activities with a wide latitude for independent action, judgement, and decision making to performing work independently.

    Responsibilities

    • Supervises professional and administrative staff, processes, and procedures, including monitoring and reporting on operating and capital budgets.
    • Facilitate and support the development of annual operating and capital budgets and performs regulatory reporting and financial data as needed.
    • Monitor and report monthly sales and expense data on Electric and Gas funds. Provide accurate capital project data to project managers.
    • Maintain a database with sufficient history to enable reporting, trend analysis, forecasting and modeling metrics for revenues, expenditures, consumption and pricing.
    • Supervise staff responsible for day to day payroll and timekeeping duties, financial transaction processing, and purchasing and receiving duties.
    • Coordinates with managers, supervisors, and peers to produce Department’s contribution to the City’s Annual Report to Bond Holders.

    Position Requirements

    MINIMUM EDUCATION, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE and REQUIREMENTS

    • Finance, accounting, business administration and public administration are preferred degree fields for this position, along with 5 years of relevant experience. A working knowledge of accounting (preferably GASB) is a core skill for this position. Knowledge of governmental, utility, and public policy practices, as well as, FEMA emergency management is preferred.

    Individuals in these classifications are:

    • Considered essential employees during emergency/storm events and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods of time and may be required to be away from their family.

    Compensation 

    The City of Tallahassee offers competitive salary and benefits. In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria style benefit offerings including Flexbucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected]

    How to Apply 

    A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applicants must apply on-line using the “view position” button. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214


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  • Electric Utility Engineer I/II/III – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    Electric Utility Engineer I/II/III – Electric System Planning

    The City of Tallahassee – Electric & Gas Utility has an immediate engineering opening within its Electric System Planning division.  Applications are being sought for engineering candidates at any level, with a preference for a candidate with background in Alternative/Renewable Energy and/or Computer Modeling/Simulation.  The minimum requirements for each level are outlined below.

    ABOUT TALLAHASSEE

    Tallahassee is a vibrant City that is home to Florida’s state government, two major universities – Florida State University and Florida A&M University, as well as one of the largest community colleges in the state – Tallahassee Community College.   Centrally located in the panhandle, Tallahassee is only hours away from white sandy Gulf beaches, Walt Disney World, and the Atlantic Ocean.  Tallahassee has one of the top parks and recreation departments in the country and was named an All America City twice.  Leon County Schools were recognized by the Florida State Board of Education as an Academically High Performing District for the second year in a row.

    Tallahassee’s Electric & Gas Utility provides reliable electric service to over 125,000 electric customers and 33,000 gas.  A full service vertical electric utility, Tallahassee has 725 MW of generation located at three sites, 62MW of solar under a Purchase Power Agreement, 224 miles of transmission (115kv & 230 kv), 28 substations, and 3,631 miles of distribution.  The City’s Electric Utility is registered as a Balancing Authority, Transmission Owner/Operator, and Generation Owner/Operator under the NERC Reliability Standards.

    Tallahassee Electric has been recognized nationally and regionally for its strong performance.  These recognitions have included the APPA E. F. Scattergood Award, three APPA DEED Energy Innovator Awards, FMEA Safety Award, six-time APPA Reliable Public Power Provider at the Gold level, APPA Smart Energy Provider designation, and Power Magazine naming the City’s Hopkins Generating Plant one of the Top Six Gas Fired Power Plants in the World.

    SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITES

    This position provides engineering support for the System Planning team.  This engineering support includes conducting studies related to planning of generation, transmission, and alternative/renewable energy facilities, and supports the City of Tallahassee’s 2035 and 2050 Clean Energy goals. Depending upon the level of engineering experience, the responsibilities for this position will range from acting as a project manager and lead, including potential supervisory responsibilities (III level) to an entry level engineer (I level).

    Position Requirements

    EDUCATION, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE and REQUIREMENTS

    The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

    • Engineer I: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably electrical engineering.
    • Engineer II: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably electrical engineering, and two years of electric utility experience. A master’s degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
    • Engineer III: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably electrical engineering, and five years of electric utility experience.  A master’s degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

    Desirable Skills:

    • Experience with computer models for the simulation of physical electric system 1operations.
    • Experience with technical project management, including engineering economic analysis of project alternatives.
    • Knowledge of alternative/renewable energy technologies, energy storage systems, and electric utility operations.
    • Ability to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.

    Individuals in these classifications are:

    • Considered essential employees during emergency/storm events and must be able to work 16 hours per day for extended periods of time and may be required to be away from their family.
    • Must be available to serve on-call and are subject to having to work outside of their assigned shift/schedule to meet operational needs.
    • Must possess a valid Class E State driver’s license at time of appointment.

    COMPENSATION

    The City of Tallahassee offers competitive salary and benefits. In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria style benefit offerings including Flexbucks, 12 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

    The City of Tallahassee is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference Employer.

    If you have a disability requiring accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity& Inclusion at (850) 891-8950 or at [email protected] Preference will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans in accordance with Florida Statues 295.085.

    HOW TO APPLY

    A completed City of Tallahassee employment application is required. A resume may be attached to the application but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Applicants must apply on-line using the “view position” button. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at (850) 891-8214


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  • Operation Technologies Network Engineer – Lake Worth Beach, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Lake Worth Beach invites qualified individuals to apply for the Operational Technologies Network Engineer position.

    SUMMARY

    The primary role of the Operational Technologies Network Engineer is to administer, maintain and improve all critical infrastructure industrial control systems supporting the City’s electric utility. This position involves the installation, configuration and compliance of SCADA, Human Machine Interface, network switches, routers, firewalls, virtualized servers, security and applications.                  

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The position involves managing and maintaining operational technologies including SCADA systems, VMware, Windows server, switches, routers, firewalls, and wireless radio systems. Document existing architectures, and update documentation as the modifications are made. Manage backups, replication and a disaster recovery plan. Implementing and maintaining best practices including compliance with government regulations.

    Position Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • This person must be able to work collaboratively with other members of the City of Lake Worth Beach staff, technology providers and contractors.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team depending on the assignment or situation.
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking, with the ability to identify opportunities that can improve efficiency.
    • A clear understanding of client/server technology and network architecture.
    • Good communication skills, including writing, speaking and active listening.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

    Recognized degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or other technical field or a combination of related experience and education.

    A minimum of 5 years in a technology field required.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

    Maintain current Florida driver’s license. 

    CompTIA certifications are a plus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment requires frequently being in locations with medium and high voltage systems. PPE will be provided

    SALARY & ADDITIONAL BENEFITS 

    This Exempt position is part of the Professional Managers and Supervisors Association (PMSA) based on a 40-hour work week with an annual salary range of $74,876-$93,595.

    In addition, this position offers:

    • Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals
    • 13 Paid Holidays
    • City of Lake Worth Medical Benefits that include Life Insurance, Dental and Vision coverage
    • Retirement Plan

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  • Manager of Substation Operations – Kissimmee, Fla.

    Description

    Manager of Substation Operations

    Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is a municipal electric utility. 

    GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK

    Management position that reports to the Assistant Vice President of Engineering and Operations. Directly oversees the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of all electrical substation facilities. Manages the Substation Maintenance and Relay work groups. Provides engineering support and training to other engineering personnel. Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel. May assume the role of Assistant Vice President in his/her absence. Oversees all major electrical substation and relay projects. May assume project management functions over other projects as needed. Provides a wide range of technical leadership in transmission, distribution, substation, and planning engineering functions.

    TYPICAL TASKS

    Manages all activities associated with the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of substation facilities. Routinely provides oversight and interfaces with consulting engineers working on KUA substation projects. Responsible for the management of Substation Maintenance and Relay Division functions as it relates to electrical substations. May assist in the activities associated with the short and long range planning for the transmission and distribution system with respect to additions and/or modifications. Provide technical support to personnel in all areas of responsibility. Serves as KUA project manager for substation projects. May assist in project management of major transmission and distribution projects. Prepares related reports and presentations as required. Also functions as Subject Matter Expert for NERC compliance activities related to Bulk Electric System substation facilities.

    Position Requirements

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of electrical engineering. Knowledge of the principles and methods involved in the planning and operation of electric utility in the areas of transmission and distribution, protection and control, telecommunications and T&D system operations. Thorough knowledge of electrical substation design and construction. Knowledge in the use of computers. Ability to supervise and coordinate the activities of subordinate personnel. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all KUA employees, the public and associated business affiliates. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering or related degree. Five years of experience in operations and maintenance of substations and related equipment or similar asset maintenance experience in the electric utility industry. Supervisory experience preferred.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

    Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Florida. Florida Professional Engineering License preferred.

    SALARY 

    Manager of Substation Operations salary range:  (Low) $54.39 – (High) $76.69.  Excellent benefits. EOE. 


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  • City Manager – Starke, Fla.

    Description

    The City of Starke (population 5411), the county seat of Bradford County in the northeast region of Florida, and known for its beautiful freshwater lakes, fresh strawberries, small-town hospitality, historical landmarks, and managed wildlife areas seeks an individual with strong interpersonal skills to work in a unique City with 72 full-time employees, an elected Police Chief, and an elected City Clerk (who also serves as the City Treasurer).

    Position Requirements

    Preferred qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university with a degree or major course work in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field, with a minimum of 5 years work experience as a top-level municipal or public sector administrator. Within 12 months of appointment, the City Manager must reside in Bradford County.

    Salary 

    $80,000 – $100,000 annually 

    Detailed position profile available at https://www.cityofstarke.org/wp-content/uploads/City-Manager-Job-Profile-2021-05-07-FINAL.pdf.

    Application information available at https://www.cityofstarke.org/city-manager-search/.

    Application packages, including a cover letter and resume with a salary history and at least 6 work related references should be emailed to [email protected].


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  • Junior Electrical Engineer – New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

    Description

    Utilities Commission City of New Smyrna Beach, Florida

    This is a professional position providing electrical engineering and support to the UC’s electric, water, reuse, and pollution control utility operations and planning for short and long-term system growth. Under the direction of the Electrical Engineering Manager, this position works with operating department personnel in the planning and execution of the electrical engineering requirements of the UC’s operating systems.

    Position Requirements

    EIT preferred.

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering required. Study emphasis on power is preferred; electrical utility experience is a plus.

    Salary range

    $65,409 – $83,397 annually

    Send resume to [email protected] Mail resumes to Human Resources, PO Box 689 New Smyrna Beach, FL. 32170 or click to apply. EOE/DFWP


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  • Electrical Engineer – New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

    Description

    Job Summary
    This is a professional position providing electrical engineering and support to the UC’s electric, water, reuse, and pollution control utility operations and planning for short and long-term system growth. Under the direction of the Electrical Engineering Manager, this position works with operating department personnel in the planning and execution of the electrical engineering requirements of the UC’s operating systems.

    Responsibilities
    • Manages electrical and generation related projects
    • Project management of C.I.P.
    • Prepares construction plans and specifications for electrical projects
    • Designs proposed UC electric facilities to enhance customer service and provide service to new residential and commercial customers

    Position Requirements

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is required
    • Study emphasis on power is preferred; electrical utility experience is a plus
    • A minimum of five years of experience in electrical engineering is required
    • PE Designation preferred


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