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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.

  • Accountant III

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) 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.

    Position Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of related industry, organization, and department policies, practices, and procedures; and best practices; thorough knowledge of standard office and department specific software
    • Ability to understand and apply governmental accounting practices and maintenance of financial records
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public
    • Ability to communicate information clearly and succinctly through both written and oral means
    • Ability to adapt communications as appropriate to fit the audience and situation

    Special Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field. Master’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration or a CPA license. A minimum of 7 years of accounting experience. Advanced Microsoft Excel user.
    • Certified Public Accountant/other relevant certification or Master’s Degree required

     


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  • Receptionist/Administrative Specialist

    Description

    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) 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.

    Position Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Thorough knowledge of standard office and department etiquette and procedures.
    • Advanced skills in all Microsoft office products. Adobe, ReadySign and SharePoint experience a plus.
    • Ability to maintain technical records; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public.
    • Ability to multitask while prioritizing higher level needs.
    • Being able to prioritize work while working in a busy environment
    • Ability to collaborate in a group as well as work independently.

     

    Special Requirements:

    • Associate degree or Specialized training and 3 years’ experience working in an administrative support role in catering and/or travel or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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  • Lead Operator/Mechanic

    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 position will be responsible for performing skilled work in the repair of power plant, utility, and other machinery, maintenance and repair of power generating and auxiliary equipment, and operation of equipment in a power generating plant. Lead the work of Operator/Mechanics and other personnel assigned in the complex maintenance of turbines, generators, heat recovery steam generators, centrifugal pumps, motors, fans, fuel systems and other equipment. 

    Position Requirements

    • General knowledge of maintenance, startup, operation, and shutdown procedures and practices of central electric generating station steam and combustion turbine generators and auxiliary systems, methods, materials and tools used in repairing mechanical and electrical equipment, safe operating and maintenance practices and procedures of high-pressure utility boiler components including drums, headers, superheaters, reheaters, and associated valves, piping, and assemblies.
    • Maintains and operates complex turbine-generator units, heat recovery steam generators, and auxiliary equipment necessary to generate load requirements. Make periodic and daily inspections of all machinery.
    • Monitors, observes, and analyzes equipment and systems characteristics. Take actions required to correct or change a condition as needed. Takes readings, keeps logs and records. Performs routine periodic equipment checks and tests in accordance with standard operating practices, policies, and procedures.
    • Complies with all applicable North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) reliability standards requirements, Southeastern Electric Reliability Council (SERC) reliability standards requirements, and all FMPA reliability standards.
    • Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards, safety rules and regulations, and safety precautions. Working knowledge of potential hazards and procedures for fire and explosion prevention. 
    • High school diploma or GED required. Experience in the maintenance and repair of power plant generation equipment and machinery is desirable A minimum of 7 years of experience with 10 years preferred in electric power utilities industry. 

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  • Senior Transmission Planning and Compliance 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 position will be responsible for leading advanced technical work in partnership with the Transmission Planning Engineer, conducting a broad range of long term and short-term operations-horizon transmission planning related power system analysis, studies, and functions. These include transmission system load flow, short circuit, transient stability, system reliability, and interconnection studies and evaluations for member requirements.

    Position Requirements

    • Thorough knowledge of power and electric transmission industry, organization, and department policies, practices, and procedures; thorough knowledge of power and electric transmission industry, organization, and departmental legal guides, recommendations, best practices, ordinances, and laws including NERC Reliability Standards.
    • Functions as Agency representative on Florida Reliability Coordinating Council Planning Committee (PC) and Transmission Technical Subcommittee (TTS), among other committees as assigned or required to support FMPA compliance.
    • Provides support and knowledge of NAESB business practices and Transmission Provider Open Access Transmission Tariff issues associated with scheduling transmission, transmission service requests, generator interconnection studies, and similar OATT related matters.
    • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, or related field and considerable experience in electric power utilities industry including transmission planning, and working with government regulatory agencies, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • A minimum of 7 years of experience with 10 years preferred in electric power utilities industry. 

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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.

  • Manager of Transmission & Distribution Engineering- KUA, Fla

    Description

    This is highly responsible technical, supervisory and administrative work that provides supervision and engineering support to the utility’s transmission and distribution and customer engineering functions. An incumbent is considered to be a subject matter expert and is responsible for the planning, design, construction management and operations of electric transmission and distribution and lighting facilities.

    Position Requirements

    Performs work, designs and implements systems, and directs personnel consistent with industry best practice and a commitment to the safety and well-being of the public, fellow staff, and themselves. Oversees and performs work in the planning, design, easement and permit acquisition, construction management, material management, customer relation management, emergency restoration response, project budget development, and operation of electric distribution facilities to support customer growth and reliable operations.

    Possession of a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an ABET accredited college or university and ten (10) years of professional experience in the planning, design, operations and maintenance of electric utility facilities. Three (3) years of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity. 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.


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  • WP 18 Golf Course Superintendent- Winter Park, Fla

    Description

    The Parks Superintendent performs responsible work supervising the operations of and coordination, planning, and execution of maintenance functions and related work for a specific division as required for the City’s Parks and Recreation Department. This position includes planning, organizing, and directing of comprehensive maintenance programs, the training of subordinates, and equipment repair. This work is performed under general supervision – the incumbent normally receives little instruction on routine work and general instruction on new projects and assignments; work is reviewed periodically with primary feedback given with final results. Work is reviewed through observation, conferences, and results achieved.

    Position Requirements

    Prepare cost estimates of labor, tools, and materials needed for projects. Provide recommendations on procurement of supplies and materials.

    Supervise and train parks maintenance, irrigation, events, and/or landscaping crews. Prepare and deliver annual employee performance appraisals.

    Maintain accurate records on equipment, supplies, daily work logs, contractors, and projects. 

    Assist Parks and Recreation Management in preparing division budget and maintaining costs within budget.  

    Ability to maintain focus and flexibility with frequent interruptions; ability to follow up and monitor status of ongoing projects.

    Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner, multi-task, organize work load, meet deadlines, follow-up and take tasks to completion.

    Ability to make critical and difficult decisions with some direction that conform to the policies and procedures of the City and the Department.

    Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, city officials, and the general public.


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  • Public Works Project Coordinator- Winter Park, Fla

    Description

    The Project Coordinator coordinates projects and contractors providing design and construction related services for projects managed by Public Works. This work is performed under general supervision by the Construction Manager, the Assistant Director of Public Works, and the Director of Public Works.  The incumbent normally receives little instruction on routine work and general instruction on new projects and assignments; work is reviewed periodically through observation, adherence to established policies and procedures, and results achieved with primary feedback given with final results.

    Position Requirements

    repare construction notices to the general public relating to construction projects.

    Investigate and respond to public complaints regarding construction projects. 

    Record and maintain a set of as built plans in the field including daily construction logs for each project task.

    Process monthly invoices for payment based on inspections of project tasks completed.

    Maintain records of all project meetings including attendance.

    Create, update, and maintain project files including, but not limited to, project costs, plans, maintenance work, etc.

    Ability to make critical and difficult decisions with some direction that conform to the policies and procedures of the City and the Department.

    Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, city officials, and the general public.

    Ability to communicate information tactfully and impartially, both in person and in writing with all staff, city officials, and the general public.

    Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the City of Winter Park Core Competencies.


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  • Public Works Construction Manager I or II- Winter Park, Fla

    Description

    Performs professional level work involving the management of construction and design scheduling for the City of Winter Park. The individual will manage the timely completion of pre-construction and construction activities such as assistance with procurement and schedule development. Manages complex special projects for the Public Works and Transportation Department beginning with modernization of the City’s Capital Improvements processes to include on-boarding of enterprise resource planning software. Other tasks as-needed may be assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the Director and the Assistant Director of Public Works and is reviewed during bi-weekly meetings and periodic on-site visits.

    Position Requirements

    • Sets-up and holds meetings with consultants to negotiate terms and conditions of contracts.
    • Prepares contractual documents
    • Coordinates the bidding process which includes advertising for bid, evaluation, recommendations of award and issuing notice of award to consultants and contractors.
    • Prepares City Commission Agenda items to obtain authorization to use consultants, contractors and suppliers.
    • Conducts pre-construction conferences and progress meetings.
    • Monitors and approves construction activities such as shop drawings, requests for information, requests for proposed changes, change orders and pay estimates.
    • Ensures the development of baseline schedules, progress schedules, and two-week look ahead schedules of construction projects, as a whole, and in relation to specific job tasks.
    • Ability to develop and manage project scheduling and budgets from inception to completion.
    • Ability to use smart phones, email, and internet options to communicate with consultants and contractors.
    • Knowledge of Construction Contract administration.
    • Skilled in the operation of motor vehicles.
    • Knowledge of surveying techniques and skilled in the use of a level and transit as related to prospective and current construction sites.
    • Ability to take accurate field measurements of installed work.
    • Skilled in the operation of personal computers.
    • Ability to thoroughly inspect construction sites, which may involve working in excessive noise, standing and walking for extended periods, bending, stooping, and working at heights or in confined areas.
    • Ability to perform construction inspections, which may involve standing, walking, bending and stooping.
    • Ability to work in confined areas, around excessive noise and at heights.
    • Ability to make visual inspections in varying types of weather and at any time of day.

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  • Heavy Equipment/ Fire Truck Automotive Tech I, II, or III- Winter Park, Fla

    Description

    The Automotive Technician I, II & III performs semi-skilled and skilled work in maintaining the city vehicles and mechanical equipment. This position repairs, maintains, and services all vehicles, heavy equipment, and light equipment. This work is performed under close supervision – the incumbent is assigned duties according to specified procedures and receives detailed instructions; work is checked frequently and is reviewed through observation, completion of work orders, and review of results achieved.

    Position Requirements

    ssist other personnel as needed including moving or transporting city vehicles to, and from outside vendors, and within city locations.  

    Evaluate the status of mechanical equipment, small engines, and vehicles and perform or schedule needed repairs.

    Complete repairs and maintenance on small engines, light and heavy vehicles, heavy equipment, fire apparatus, and all other city-owned equipment.

    Maintain shop equipment.

    Recommend the purchase of parts and supplies used for vehicles, small engines, and mechanical system maintenance.

    Perform other work as assigned.

    bility to read and understand operator and repair manuals.

    Ability to perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled manual tasks.

    Ability to safely operate a variety of automotive vehicles, light equipment, and various hand and power tools.

    Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, city officials, and the general public.

    Ability to communicate information tactfully and impartially, both in person and in writing with all staff, city officials, and the general public.

    Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the City of Winter Park Core Competencies.


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  • Assistant Manager- Water Treatment- Winter Park, Fla

    Description

    The Assistant Manager – Water Treatment controls the provision of safe drinking water to the public by directing the operation of municipal water treatment plants. This work is performed under general supervision – the incumbent normally receives little instruction on routine work and general instruction on new projects and assignments; work is reviewed periodically for accurate output and results achieved with primary feedback given with final results.

    Position Requirements

    Provide technical information and maintain complete and accurate records regarding water treatment and water quality; resolve questions and complaints concerning water quality.

    Supervise employees in sample collection, review results to ensure Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) requirements are met, direct and coordinate activities and personnel within division, assign work programs, inspect work in progress and upon completion.

    Assist with budget preparation for the various division accounts; make policy and operational recommendations; coordinate work activities and programs with other divisions and departments.

    Working knowledge of machinery, tools, and equipment employed in the operation of a modern comprehensive water department.

    Working knowledge of the chemical and physical processes involved in water treatment and of standard methods of water chemical analysis.

    Working knowledge of ozone treatment process and liquid oxygen systems preferred. Knowledge of ozone treatment process and, liquid oxygen systems.


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  • Senior Buyer- KUA, Fla

    Description

    This is an advanced level position. Performs professional, high-level work in the procurement of inventory, equipment, supplies and services for the Authority. Effective and efficient management of time and resources, plus understanding the scope of work assigned, are critical skills needed for this position. This position will lead in the preparation of detailed competitive bids, requests for quotes, requests for information and other approved means of procuring goods and services for the Authority. Negotiates contracts and amendments with vendors. Position reports directly to the Manager of Treasury.

    Position Requirements

    Procures goods and services for the Authority utilizing analytical and advanced critical thinking skills to apply complex procurement standards and procedures. Analyzes purchase requests submitted in our requisition system and reviews descriptive data and specifications for completeness. Determines whether external solicitation or inter-departmental procurement is proper with respect to public laws, procurement policy and procedures. Independently prepares appropriate solicitation document package, including all instructions, general and special conditions, specifications, and contractual provisions. Must be capable of independently preparing a proposal and leading departments in the review and evaluation. Ensures that solicitations are concise and publicized by posting them in a manner consistent with Florida laws and KUA’s Procurement Manual. Independently prepares tabulation of bids, proposals, and/or quotations and reviews for responsiveness and compliance with purchase descriptions, specifications, delivery, performance requirements and special terms and conditions. Answers vendor inquiries, receives and opens solicitation responses, performs analysis, resolves irregularities and prepares proposed contract modifications. Administers annual requirement contracts, purchase orders and annual requirements to completion, including actions incident to lost or damaged shipments. Assist departments when issues arise regarding discrepancies between purchase orders, delivered quantity, quality and/or price. Maintain a log of discrepancies with vendors that can be used by departments when evaluating future bids with vendors.

    BSBA from an accredited college or university with course work in Procurement, Supply Chain Management or other related business discipline is strongly preferred. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a minimum of a BSBA with course work in procurement, supply chain management, business management or related field may be deemed to satisfy this requirement.


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  • Electrical Engineer- City of Jacksonville Beach, Fla

    Description

    This position performs difficult professional work in the design, planning, and maintenance of an electric transmission and distribution system; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Electrical Engineering Supervisor.

    Position Requirements

    The work is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

    • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
    • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
    • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods.
    • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
    • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
    • Manual Dexterity: Picking, pinching, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
    • Vocal Communication: Required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
    • Hearing: Required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels.
    • Visual Acuity: Required for color perception, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    • Plans and designs electrical distribution and transmission systems, substations, underground services, etc.
    • Performs engineering analysis of electrical transmission and distribution systems.
    • Prepares work orders and detailed drawings of system construction and extensions.
    • Prepares and maintains accurate records and files.
    • Determines optimum system loading and load distribution.
    • Coordinates electrical utility functions with other utilities. 
    • Assists with the acquisition of real estate, easements, etc.
    • Designs the installation of electrical transformers, switch configuration, etc. 
    • Participates with and assists consultants with system design and installation. 
    • Assists with resolving customer problems.
    • Meets with contractors, builders, and owners in planning the design of electrical service for their projects.
    • Reviews new electrical plans from developers, consultants, and engineers.
    • Inspects and manages on-going projects.
    • Designs electrical distribution system extensions and modifications. 
    • Assists with staff training program.
    • Performs related tasks as required.

    OTHER INFORMATION
    Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.
     
    The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City of Jacksonville Beach and the employee and is subject to change by the City as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.

    Education and Experience:
    A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and three years of experience in design and construction of electrical systems.


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  • Senior Relay Technician – Ocala Eletric Utility, Fla

    Description

    This is a responsible, skilled and advanced technical position in the construction, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of protective relays, SCADA, fiber optic and related substation equipment. Also requires experience in designing and engineering new substations, modifying existing substations, CAD, preparing electrical specifications and price lists. Reports to the Relay Technician Supervisor and/or the Electric Substation Supervisor.

    Position Requirements

    Coordinate and assist as necessary with the on-site installation and/or modification of protective relay schemes, SCADA, Fiber Optic and related equipment. Calculate new or review existing relay settings for application to the associated protective relays.

    Reads and works from detailed electrical schematics and wiring diagrams. In the event of a system malfunction, may be called at home to respond to the situation at any hour, must assess the situation and use judgement to make appropriate repairs as quickly as possible to meet service demands. Communicates clearly and courteously to assist others.

    Prepares handwritten investigation reports on equipment failures and system mis-operations. Keep accurate relay test reports and maintenance records of substation equipment. Requires manual dexterity to use desktop and laptop computer equipment in running automated relay tests.

    Works with electrical engineers and contractors at the job site or in an office environment. Must possess a thorough knowledge of protective relay schemes,

    their correct application / operation and limitations of each scheme.

    Required to follow switching orders issued by System Control Center, requiring the operation, locking-out and tagging of Transmission and Distribution substation circuit breakers, gang-operated switches, and hook-disconnects. Must be visually and audibly alert to detect hazards. Safety equipment issued includes safety manual, hard hat, hi-voltage rubber gloves, safety glasses, earplugs, and rain gear.

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from High School, GED or Military training with supplemental training in Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution. Minimum of ten (10) years experience as a relay technician. Minimum five (5) years experience with computers, microprocessor controlled equipment (protective relaying and SCADA), fiber optics, and data communications. Or graduation from an accredited two-year technical school at college level with an Associate of Science Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering with supplemental training in Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution with a minimum of five (5) years experience as a relay technician. Minimum three (3) years experience with computers, microprocessor controlled equipment (protective relaying and SCADA), fiber optics, and data communications.


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  • Electric Utility Director- City of Fort Meade, Fla

    Description

    This is highly responsible administrative, professional and technical work involved in
    planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, leading and managing all facets of a
    municipal Electric Utility operations for 2,700 customers. Electric territory includes
    areas outside the corporate limits. The system is comprised of one substation with
    five feeder lines. This position has key responsibility for the construction,
    maintenance and repair of the electrical transmission and overhead and
    underground distribution systems. The City of Fort Meade is a member of the
    Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) All Requirements Project (ARP) and
    receives transmission power through Duke Energy.

    Position Requirements

     Directs electric utility operations.
    2. Coordinates professional engineering tasks to plan, design, estimate, and
    prepare specifications for construction of various electrical overhead and
    underground distribution systems.
    3. Oversees all professional service and maintenance contracts.
    4. Supervises and motivates Electric Superintendent; Linemen; Apprentice; and
    Line Helper positions; sets goals for organization advancement.
    5. Recommends training and safety programs for all personnel; determines
    appropriate curriculum.
    6. Develops a Technical Standards Manual to guide service requests; sets
    standards for new development.
    7. Establishes Electric Utility Master Plan.
    8. Maintains accurate transmission and distribution system maps; engages GIS
    professionals.
    9. Prepares specifications to procure materials and supplies necessary to
    maintain adequate system inventory; solicits vendor lists.

    10. Performs calculations for load and coordination studies; obtains outside
    expertise as necessary to ensure that the system load is balanced at all
    times.
    11. Attends Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) meetings; prepares report
    summarizing Board actions.
    12. Coordinates Tri-Party Net Metering Agreement Program with FMPA.
    13. Interfaces with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North
    American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and Florida Reliability
    Coordinating Council (FRCC).
    14. Cultivates membership with Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA).
    15. Prepares agenda items for City Commission consideration; Attends bimonthly Commission meetings.
    16. Assures that citizen inquiries are handled in a professional manner.
    17. Ensures that street lighting is maintained in a safe and efficient manner.
    18. Prepares annual operating and capital budget request.
    19. Plans long-range capital improvement programs.
    20. Assimilates outage reports; sets System Average Interruption Duration Index
    (SAIDI) goal; determines cause for service interruption.


    (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of
    all duties. Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties, as
    required.)

    Training and Experience:
    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. At least eight years’ of progressively
    responsible experience within electric utility industry, of which five years shall be in
    a supervisory capacity.
    Any equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for
    education.

    Licenses, Certificates, Special Requirements:
    A valid Florida Driver’s License.
    Familiarity with Florida municipal electric utility operations a plus.
    Individual must be able to work during a declared emergency disaster, since
    electricity is an essential service.


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  • Human Resources & Risk Manager- Fort Pierce Utilities Authority-Fla

    Description

    As a member of the senior leadership team, this position is accountable for strategic human resource and risk planning to provide the best people talent available and to position FPUA as an employer of choice within the industry and community. Work involves direct oversight and administrative responsibility of Human Resources, Risk Management, Health Insurance, Fringe benefits and Safety Program.  Serves on the Emergency Operations Team for storm emergencies.   Reports to the Director of Utilities.

    Position Requirements

    Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related field is required.  Eight (8) years of progressively responsible management experience; Professional (PHR) or Senior Professional (SPHR) in Human Resource Management Certification desired.  Must be able to pass basic Microsoft Word and Excel tests with a score of at least 70%.  When considering new job applicants, a comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted in lieu of some minimum qualifications.

    ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLSSedentary work that involves sitting most of the time with some walking and standing. Occasional moderate lifting and carrying (15 to 44 pounds); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers, both hands required; good near vision and hearing; frequent use of personal computer and performance of routine keyboard operations; use of other 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 CONDITIONSWork primarily indoors in air-conditioned environment.


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  • Substation Electrician – Keys Energy Services – Key West, Fla.

    Description

    Keys Energy Services, in Key West, Florida, is accepting applications for the following position in its Transmission & Distribution Department:

    -Substation Electrician

    Starting pay rate for this position, depending on qualifications and experience: $40.35/hr. - $45.19/hr.

    For more information, including job duties and required qualifications, and to apply for the job, please visit their website at www.KeysEnergy.com. KEYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  KEYS promotes a Drug-Free Workplace.

    Certain service members, veterans, the spouses and family members of service members and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment, and are encouraged to apply for positions being filled.


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  • Electrical Engineer – Keys Energy Services – Key West, Fla.

    Description

    Keys Energy Services, in Key West, Florida, is accepting applications for the following position in its Executive Department:

    -Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Electrical Engineer

    Starting pay rate for this position, depending on qualifications and experience: $108,332/annually - $111,365/annually

    For more information, including job duties and required qualifications, and to apply for the job, please visit their website at www.KeysEnergy.com. KEYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  KEYS promotes a Drug-Free Workplace.

    Certain service members, veterans, the spouses and family members of service members and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment, and are encouraged to apply for positions being filled.


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  • Electrical Engineer- City of Jacksonville Beach, Fla

    Description

    This position performs difficult professional work in the design, planning, and maintenance of an electric transmission and distribution system; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Electrical Engineering Supervisor.

    Position Requirements

    • Plans and designs electrical distribution and transmission systems, substations, underground services, etc.
    • Performs engineering analysis of electrical transmission and distribution systems.
    • Prepares work orders and detailed drawings of system construction and extensions.
    • Prepares and maintains accurate records and files.
    • Determines optimum system loading and load distribution.
    • Coordinates electrical utility functions with other utilities.
    • Assists with the acquisition of real estate, easements, etc.
    • Designs the installation of electrical transformers, switch configuration, etc.
    • Participates with and assists consultants with system design and installation.
    • Assists with resolving customer problems.
    • Meets with contractors, builders, and owners in planning the design of electrical service for their projects.
    • Reviews new electrical plans from developers, consultants, and engineers.
    • Inspects and manages on-going projects.
    • Designs electrical distribution system extensions and modifications.
    • Assists with staff training program.
    • Performs related tasks as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Education and Experience:

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and three years of experience in design and construction of electrical systems.

    Special Qualifications:

    A driver’s license valid in the State of Florida.                                          

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, and techniques of electrical transmission and distribution system design and operation.
    • Thorough knowledge of National Electrical Code and National Electrical Safety Codes.
    • Thorough knowledge of materials and methods used in construction of electrical systems.
    • Ability to design and oversee the construction of electrical utility systems.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The work is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

    • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
    • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
    • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods.
    • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
    • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
    • Manual Dexterity: Picking, pinching, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
    • Vocal Communication: Required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
    • Hearing: Required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels.
    • Visual Acuity: Required for color perception, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.

    OTHER INFORMATION

    Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.

    The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City of Jacksonville Beach and the employee and is subject to change by the City as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.

     


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  • Troubleman- Utilities Department- City of Homestead, Fla

    Description

    Skilled technical work involved in the repair and replacement of power, lighting, and signal systems.  A Troubleman is responsible for locating the source of electric powerline disturbances or failures and replacing or repairing defective equipment and accessories.  

    An employee in this classification exercises independent judgment and decision-making within safety standards of powerline work.   Work performance is evaluated by observation of results obtained.  

    Position Requirements

    • Responds to requests for emergency service; locates the source of problem and repairs and/or replaces transmission and distribution powerlines and equipment, including meters.
    • Tests powerlines and auxiliary equipment to identify defective voltage regulations, transformers, etc., causing disturbance.  
    • Climbs pole and towers to repair or replace overhead equipment.  
    • Opens switches to de-energize disturbed or fallen lines to facilitate repairs or to remove electrical hazards.  
    • Makes a determination as to when additional crew personnel will be required to complete repair work to restore power and advises dispatch of the need.
    • Assists crew personnel with repair work as workload volume permits.
    • Troubleshoots, installs, and repairs street light circuitry.
    • May locate and correct electrical trouble in certain building circuits.
    • May perform cut-off and cut-on functions of services as required.
    • Will be required to set and remove electric meters as necessary.
    • May direct work assignments of subordinate personnel in the repair and replacement of equipment.
    • Uses equipment and tools with precaution and within prescribed safety standards. 

    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. 

    Type of Appointment/Work hours:

    • Full-time/Regular in-person position.
    • Standard workweek, which is forty (40) hours of work per week consisting of five (5) days of eight (8) hours per day or four (4) days of ten (10) hours per day.  The work day may be varied for the efficient delivery of public service.
    • Will be required to work other than the standard workweek on occasion, including evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
    • Will be required to work occasional overtime or shift assignments, if applicable.

    Physical and Environmental Demands or Conditions:

    The physical and environmental demands for this position have been listed on the last page of this description. Physical and environmental demands must be met to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position.

    Requirements:

    • Must possess a high school diploma or its equivalency.
    • Must be a Lineman with one (1) year of experience minimum.
    • Will be required to work occasional overtime assignments or shifts.
    • Will be required to respond to call-outs.
    • Must be able to comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions.  
    • Must be able to meet all physical requirements of the job.
    • This position is designated as an Essential position which means the employee will be required to work extended, rotating, nights, weekends, and/or holidays in response to a severe weather event or conditions.
    • Must possess a valid state of Florida Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
    • Must pass a background screening process.

    Core Competencies:

    • Judgment – Sound decisions based on fact; uses logic to solve problems.
    • Quality of Work – Performs work thoroughly, accurately, and professionally.
    • Reliability – Timely and consistently completes assigned work; consistently reports to work and is punctual.
    • Safety – Committed to ensuring a safe environment and complies with applicable safety standards.
    • Technical Capability – Applies knowledge to identify issues and works to develop skills; demonstrates knowledge of techniques, skills, and equipment.

    Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

    • The employee must successfully pass a background screening process and must comply with the Drug-Free Workplace policy.
    • The City will also verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired so the proper completion of Form I-9 is required, which includes the employee providing documents evidencing identity and employment authorization. 

    All of the above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position.  This description is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

     

     

     

     

     


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  • Lineworker-Journey Level – Tallahassee, Fla.

    Description

    This is highly skilled journey level work in the transmission and distribution areas of the Electric & Gas Utility.  Work consists of overhead and underground line work and service truck work, overseeing and directing the activities of other employees, training and instructing other employees and participating in required training programs. 

    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 Utility provides reliable electric service to over 123,000 customers in a 221 square mile service territory that includes both the City of Tallahassee and portions of the unincorporated areas of Leon County.  A full service vertical electric utility, Tallahassee has 700 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 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, FMEA Safety Award, six time APPA Reliable Public Power Provider at the Gold level, and Power Magazine naming the City’s Hopkins Generating Plant one of the Top Six Gas Fired Power Plants in the World.

    Position Requirements

    MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

    Possession of a high school diploma or an equivalent recognized certificate and completion of the Electric & Gas Utility apprenticeship program for Lineworker – Journey Level; completion of an external apprenticeship program in linework and one year of journey level work experience. Experience may be substituted for required education on a year by year bases that includes erection, maintenance and repair of overhead and/or underground electrical distribution and transmission line systems.

    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.
    • Individuals in this classification are subject to being deployed for mutual aid assignments out of town. These mutual aid assignments will require travel, extended work days and working 16 hours per day during deployment.
    • Must be available to work a rotation shift that covers 7 days a week with extended hours until 10 PM in the evenings.

    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 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, 11 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, personal leave days, a floating holiday, 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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