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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.

  • Environmental Engineer II

    Description

    Performs complex and technical engineering for Agency's power generation fleet operations, ensuring operating units comply with all applicable environmental laws, rules and regulations, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Generation Engineer and Analytics Manager.

    Position Requirements

    Essential Functions

    Manages the overall environmental compliance program for agency generation facilities to ensure compliance to all applicable federal and state regulations including Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, EPCRA, CERCLA, RCRA, and DOT; provides regulatory and technical assistance to agency owned generating facilities; investigates and resolves plant operational environmental compliance issues; acts as member of the plant emergency response team with 24/7 availability; provides regulatory guidance and assistance with reporting of environmental incidents.

    Reviews operating air emissions compliance data provided by agency owned facilities; completes and files applicable reports to regulatory agencies; develops analytics and trends for use by management and members in making future decisions regarding power generation and compliance with environmental regulations; prepares and presents an annual environmental report in accordance with agency’s Risk Management Policy.

    Coordinates the day to day environmental compliance issues at agency owned generating facilities related to air, water, and solid waste regulations; conducts regular inspections of facilities to ensure compliance with all environmental regulations, makes recommendations for changes to procedures to incorporate environmental compliance; trains and assists agency and plant staff on various reporting requirements.

    Leads and provides technical support for projects to improve, modify, replace, or add air emissions monitoring and control equipment; coordinates environmental projects with the facilities to ensure facility needs are met and to minimize impacts on plant operations and availability.

    Assists agency staff with identifying budgetary requirements for environmental compliance activities; negotiates and manages contracts for outside assistance with environmental compliance activities; conducts oversight and review of contractors work to ensure quality of results.

    Represents agency and members in environmental related groups, task forces, or committees; volunteers for chairmanship of these groups to promote favorable outcomes; monitors local, state and federal environmental regulations and guidelines; ensures agency has programs in place to ensure compliance; monitors activity and recommends agency participation in federal actions and other governmental proceedings.

    Trains generation staff on all environmental compliance issues when necessary; recommends management intervention when compliance issues continue to be problematic; develops reports for management related to plant inspections, findings, and training.

    Maintains knowledge and involvement in plant operational systems that impact environmental compliance, including emission controls, cooling water chemistry, boiler water chemistry, fuel oil delivery system, fire protection, and facility security.  

    Develops, implements and maintains an environmental compliance plan for tracking completion of environmental regulatory requirements for agency owned facilities.

    Maintains agency SDS database and performs chemical inventory audits at generation facilities.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Serving as the Agency’s environmental subject-matter expert, the Environmental Engineer will have thorough knowledge of related industry, organization, and department policies, practices, and procedures; thorough knowledge of related industry, organization, and departmental legal guides, recommendations, best practices, ordinances, and laws including Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, EPCRA, CERCLA, RCRA, DOT, and applicable state and local laws; ability to use computer, usual peripherals and office software and standard office equipment; ability to make complex 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, industry professionals, and the general public.

    Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree with coursework in engineering, environmental sciences, chemistry, or related field and extensive experience in power plant environment, technical and regulatory, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Physical Requirements

    This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 45 pounds of force; work occasionally requires standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

    Special Requirements

    Certified Environmental Professional (preferred).

    Certified HAZMAT DOT Shipper (preferred)

    Certified 40hr HAZWOPER (preferred)

    Valid driver’s license.


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  • Senior Power Generation Electrical Engineer

    Description

    Performs advanced technical work to improve electrical systems at power plants with primary focus on higher voltage equipment, design, and project development. This role administers, and modifies change management procedure, follows outage management processes and adheres to procurement policies and communicates as required with the power plants and supports NERC compliance. The role will prepare detailed engineering designs and calculations, provide input regarding maintenance and testing of electrical apparatus and systems, interpret system designs and managers drawings to ensure compliance and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Generation Engineering Manager.  

    Position Requirements

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Essential Functions

    Provide technical leadership, design and oversight on projects to repair or improve high and low voltage electrical systems at power plants, such as GSU’s, protection systems, relays, fuses, breakers, switchgear, exciters, generators and balance of plant systems. This role evaluates significant issues, designs and may create project plans to be implemented by project management staff. This may include developing key aspects of project plans (conceptual project details, schedules, cost estimates); developing key aspects of scopes of work for outside consultants and vendors and managing to that scope of work; writing equipment specifications and managing procurement to those specifications; interfacing with contractors and vendors, etc. This role requires independent troubleshooting ability on all types of electrical equipment and the capability to implement engineering solutions to correct deficiencies.

    Lead analyses of electrical systems to assess performance, such as protection system mis operation analyses, analyses to establish protection system settings, analyses to coordinate protection system performance with control system performance, and support transmission planning analyses (power flow, short circuit, stability), and develop recommendations for improvements if necessary.

    Prepare and review detailed engineering calculations, such as establishing facility and equipment ratings, calculating equipment characteristics such as impedances, and calculating key aspects of protective relay settings at power plants, as well as reviewing applied transmission protection systems for FMPA and its members for sequence of events analysis supporting transmission planning functions.

    Assists with responsibility to ensure compliance to all relevant NERC standards. This may include review of compliance deadlines, testing methodologies, standard development, standard modifications, development of work orders to ensure timely compliance, communication of standard requirements to plant personnel and completion of appropriate documentation that can be shared with FMPA’s compliance department.

    Maintain up-to-date records, including drawings, equipment specifications, engineering calculations, etc., to support not only good business practice, but also compliance with various regulations (such as NERC standards).  Apply knowledge of DC and AC protection and control system design to manage, categorize, and identify affected drawings when facility changes and upgrades are necessary.

    Nurture excellent working relationships with power plant personnel operated by agents of the agency (our agents are not FMPA employees). Provide a high degree of collaboration and coordination with FMPA’s agents and members with limited supervision. Supporting Plant I & C Engineers as needed on projects involving low voltage instruments and control systems.

    Prepare well written, clear and concise emails, reports and presentations that communicate effectively to non-technical audiences and/or to technical audiences of various backgrounds and skill levels.

    Investigate issues identified by field personnel and resolve those issues to the satisfaction of FMPA and our operating agents. Provide reviews and opinions as necessary to power plant personnel regarding test results, proposed facility modifications and upgrades, and recommended maintenance practices.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Thorough knowledge of related industry, organization, department policies, NERC and other regulatory policies, and departmental legal guides, recommendations, best practices, ordinances, and laws; general knowledge of materials and methods used in industrial/electric power plant electrical systems; ability to design and oversee the construction and installation of electrical utility systems and facilities; ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form; ability to prepare and present technical reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, industry professionals, and the general public.

    Education and Experience

    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. This role would benefit from 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, Engineering Drawing Systems and Microsoft Project. Experience using plant electrical power system analysis software such as ETAP, EDSA, Easypower, SKM, and work management systems, such as Maximo are a plus

    Physical Requirements

    This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 45 pounds of force; carrying equipment or materials in excess of 35 pounds to upper levels of power plants. Work regularly requires sitting, standing, walking, climbing ladders, multiple flights of stairs, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data; work is generally in a moderately to highly noisy location (e.g. business office, Power plant, light traffic). Work will be a combination of inside and outside work in hot and cold conditions, with heights up to 100’ and in confined spaces.

    Special Requirements

    Professional Engineer license (preferred).

    Valid driver’s license.


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  • Assistant Plant Manager

    Description

    Highly skilled technical, administrative, and supervisory work in a 300 MW combined cycle power generation facility.  It includes complex, administrative, supervisory, and technical work in directing the operation and maintenance of a power generation plant.  Responsible for the safe, reliable, and economical operation and maintenance of a modern combined cycle electric power generation plant and for the supervision of Mechanic/Welder(s), Lead Instrumentation and Control Technician, Instrumentation and Control Technicians, Lead Operator/Mechanics, and Operator/Mechanics.  Reports to and is under the direct supervision of the Treasure Coast Energy Center (TCEC) Plant Manager.

    Position Requirements

    (NOTE:  There are also secondary functions which the employee will be required to perform.)

     

     

    Plans, assigns, and supervises operation, maintenance, and repair of a power plant.

     

    Reviews condition of buildings, machinery, and equipment.  Checks the condition of machinery in operation or available for operation.  Checks the physical appearance and condition of buildings and grounds.  Reviews repair work for proper performance.

     

    Assures compliance with all applicable North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) reliability standards requirements, Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC) reliability standards requirements, and all FPUA reliability standards.

     

    Responsible for alterations and improvements to the plant; reviews with superiors and subordinates, blueprints, drawings, plans, and specifications relating to installation and repair of plant equipment.

     

    Sets expectations for employees and assures all activities are carried out incorporating safety, quality, and productivity.

     

    Keeps records and prepares reports on plant operation.  Submits requests for new materials and supplies, drafts specifications and evaluates bids and contracts.  Supervises the maintenance of plant records and prepares periodic and special activity reports.

     

    Responsible to assure permit conditions are met and assures permit renewals and applications are made in a timely manner.

     

    Interview, select, evaluate, and prepare performance reviews and recommend disciplinary action of subordinates when required.

     

    Responds to emergency calls regarding plant equipment breakdowns and operating emergencies. 

     

    Prepares, or causes to be prepared, reports, analyses, and permits. 

    Prepares budgets and assures adherence to appropriate fiscal controls for the Department. 

     

    Prepares and administers contracts for improvements, repairs, and overhauls.

    Plans and schedules long range outages of generating units.

     

    Make periodic inspections to assure that all equipment is functioning properly and continuously reviews plant operations for compliance with personnel assignments and operating procedures. 

     

    Reviews condition of buildings, equipment, and control systems.  Reviews repair work for proper performance.

     

    Responsible for all areas of operational procedures and operator training including testing, skills verification, and skills refresher training. 

     

    Assigns employees to various maintenance projects, instructs in proper methods to be used, supervises subordinates, and inspects job progress, as well as completed jobs.

     

    Supervises various repair work on turbines, boilers, condensers, and other plant installations.

     

    Confer with Plant Manager on plant malfunctions, maintenance, and operating needs. 

     

    Assist in planning future plant needs including maintenance tools and equipment.

     

    Coordinates and directs contractors and contract labor.

     

    Acts as Plant Manager during absence of the Plant Manager.

     

    ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

     

    Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.  Seven (7) years supervisory and managerial experience in the operation and maintenance of an electric power generation plant and ten (10) years of experience in the installation, maintenance and operation of power plant or related equipment in steam power plant operations. 

     

    A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

     

    ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

     

    Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, machines, equipment, controls. Processes, materials, maintenance, and operations procedures of an electric power generating plant.

     

    Thorough knowledge of the principles of electric power generation and of plant construction and equipment. 

     

    Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with power plant operation and of necessary safety precautions.

     

    Considerable knowledge of the mechanics and designs of power plant equipment and ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans and specifications relating to such equipment.

     

    Considerable knowledge of modern management techniques and procedures.

     

    Considerable ability to plan, lay out, schedule, assign and inspect the work of power plant personnel.

     

    General ability to prepare specifications and monitor contractors.

     

    General ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and other organizational units of the Utilities Authority.

     

    General ability to communicate effectively.

     

    General ability to operate a computer.

     

    Considerable ability to instruct, train, and supervise subordinates and maintain effective working relationships.

     

    General ability to evaluate equipment performance and detect potential problems.

     

    May require announced or unannounced overtime work and the ability to respond to call-out work during non-working hours or emergencies.

     

    May be required to enter confined space which, in turn, will require respirator fit testing, appropriate training for confined space entry, respirators, and air breathing apparatus.

     

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

     

    May be required to undergo respirator fit testing, spirometry (pulmonary function) testing and evaluation, appropriate training in using applicable respirator(s) safely and properly, identified by occupation, subject to National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (NIOSH), OSHA 1910.134 and industry standards.

     

    A valid State of Florida Driver’s License is required, and a valid State of Florida Commercial “B” License is preferred.

     

    ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS

     

    Heavy lifting (45 lbs. and over); heavy carrying (45 lbs. and over); reaching above shoulders; use of fingers; use of both hands; climbing (use of arms and legs); use of both eyes; distinguishing basic colors; distinguishing shades of colors; good hearing (without hearing aid); straight pulling, pulling hand over hand; pushing; walking; standing; crawling; kneeling; bending; balancing; smelling; stooping; running; shoving; twisting.  Wear restrictive safety equipment including but not limited to safety glasses, face shields, hearing protection devices, gloves, and hard hats.  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

     

    Normally works inside in air conditioning; however, may be required to work in heat; in cold; in high humidity; in bright sunshine; in dampness; in chilling conditions; with flames; with electricity; in dust; in dry conditions; with petroleum based products; with oils; with natural gas; on slippery or uneven surfaces; on or with ladders or scaffolding; at heights above ground level up to 50’; below ground confined spaces (ditches, tunnels, holes); with feet, legs, or hands in water; with explosives; with vibrations; working closely with others; working alone; with poor lighting; with poor ventilation; miscellaneous odors and fumes; with odors of gas; atmosphere or safety equipment used or needed air pack; hearing protection; hard hats; safety glasses; goggles; face shields and safety belts.

     


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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.

  • Director of Generation- Key West, Fla

    Description

    This position has overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the Generation Department and ensures the achievement of goals and successful day-to-day operation to maintaining the reliability of KEYS 60% on-island back up generation. This includes responsibility for all government reporting (EPA, DEP, NERC, USCG) and KEYS/FMPA True All Requirements Project (TARP) and the Operation and Maintenance Agreement requirements. Supervises all plant personnel. 

    Position Requirements

    • Provide strategic, budgetary and technical project oversight for the Generation Department.
    • Provide technical troubleshooting/problem solving as it relates to generating units.
    • Serve as the primary liaison between KEYS and FMPA.
    • Supervise, direct, and evaluate personnel, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance evaluations.
    • Lead departmental reporting and goal setting efforts.
      • Prepare, review and submit reports for regulatory bodies including: EPA, DEP, NERC, USCG and FMPA
      • Serve as Title V Permit Designee
      • Review and submit monthly FMPA reports
      • Prepare and submit quarterly EPA reports
      • Prepare monthly Micro Generation Availability Data (GADs) reports and submit quarterly
      • Conduct monthly security inspections
      • Oversee compliance with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements related to the function of the power plan
      • Ensure compliance with all safety programs, policies and procedures
      • Attend Area Committee meetings with U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies on spill prevention and control

    Other Job Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Assist HR in the recruiting, selecting, and orienting of new hires in the department.
    • Provide assistance to other employees or departments as needed.
    • Attend all Utility Board meetings and prepare and report to the Utility Board as required.
    • Attend Florida Municipal Power Authority (FMPA), Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) and American Public Power Association (APPA) meetings as required.
    • Participate in administrative review hearings; participate in the resolution of grievance issues as necessary; participate in and/or makes recommendations on union negotiations for management.
    • Communicate with other supervisors, employees, other departments, the public and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information or resolve problems.
    • Support the FMPA fleet by occasionally working or training at other FMPA generating facilities in the state.
    • Other duties as assigned that are related to the Department/Section and skill sets.
    • Other duties as assigned during emergency situations.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • This position supervises the work of others, including planning, assigning, scheduling, and reviewing work to ensure quality standards. The position is responsible for training and development, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff. The Director of Generation can make recommendations regarding the hiring and termination of employees, but these employment actions must be approved by the General Manager before they are carried out. The position plans organizational structure and job content.

    Fiscal Responsibilities:

    • This position is responsible for budget planning, preparation and development for a budget amount of $1,000,000 in capital expenditures and $300,000,000 in O&M expenditures.
    • This position makes recommendations to the organization on matters with significant financial impact.
    • This position has signing authority of $5,000 when using the FMPA credit card.
    • This position has signing authority of $10,000 for non-FMPA credit card purchases.

    After Hours Responsibilities:

    • This position has a high expectation of evening and weekend work.
    • Must be available to work weekends, holidays, after regular hours, and trouble calls in emergencies (i.e. hurricanes) as needed.

    Job Qualifications: 

    • Must have read and understand the job duties and training requirements sections of this job description.
    • Must be able to perform the essential job duties of this position, as defined in the job duties section of this job description, with or without reasonable accommodation for any mental or physical disability.
    • Must pass basic math test.
    • Must have a valid Florida Drivers’ License with an acceptable driving record, as determined by KEYS, and maintain at own expense.
    • Must reside in KEYS’ service area.
    • Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
    • Must have Bachelor’s Degree (BS) or equivalent from four-year college or university preferably in the fields of electrical or mechanical engineering. Master’s degree in related field is preferred
    • Must have active Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)/Homeland Security clearance or have the ability to pass a background check to obtain TWIC clearance within 30 days of employment.
    • Must have more than eight (8) years of relevant work experience.
    • The position requires the following skill and knowledge levels:
      • Advanced analytical skills
      • Advanced project/process management skills
      • Intermediate computer/technical skills
      • Intermediate written and oral communication skills
    • The position requires the following levels of collaboration and/or service to others:
      • Internal and external exchange of routine, factual information and/or answering routine questions
      • Internal and external exchange of detailed information or resolving or varied problems
      • Internal and external access to and/or work with sensitive and/or confidential information
      • Internal and external identification of needs/concerns of others to determine potential solutions and resolve or redirect as appropriate
      • Internal and external persuasion to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas or collaboration on significant projects
      • Internal and external resolving of conflict, negotiation or collaboration on major projects
      • Internal and external handling of sensitive issues and facilitation of collaboration at the highest level
      • Internal and external development and maintenance of relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and work quality
    • This position is required to make decisions that have significant, broad implications for the management and operations of a division. The position contributes to decisions on the overall strategy and direction of the organization.
    • This position requires the ability to solve problems that are highly varied, complex and often non-recurring; requires novel and creative approaches to resolution. New concepts and approaches may have to be developed.
    • This position requires an ability to work independently in an environment where results are not defined; the position must set his/her own goals and determine how to accomplish results with few or no guidelines to follow, although precedents may exist; supervisor/manager provides broad guidance and overall direction.

    Required Training:

    • KEYS’ Systems: human resources information system (including time and attendance), KEYS’ operating systems, and all Microsoft applications.                                          
    • KEYS’ policies and procedures, rules and regulations, travel policy, current union contract and management handbook
    • KEYS’ Safety Manual; successful completion of all safety and OSHA-required training and recertification.
    • External training, including but not limited to:
      • Supervisory skills
      • Leadership
      • Facility Security Officer (FSO)
      • Facility Response Plan Qualified Individual
      • Hazwoper 24 hour certification
      • GPI training
      • Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) 5 year training
    • Must have thorough knowledge of Coast Guard requirements as a port facility.
    • Must have extensive knowledge of area and participate as a Coast Guard Area Committee member.
    • Must attend seminars and workshops as needed and be willing to travel by commercial airlines.

    Physical/Environmental Demands:

    • The position partially operates in a professional office. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and scanners. This position partially operates in the field and may be exposed to the environmental and physical demands below.
    • The position may be exposed to the following environmental conditions:
      • Sometimes exposed to all weather conditions
      • Often exposed to noise
      • Sometimes exposed to hazardous materials
      • Sometimes exposed to electrical hazards
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is:
      • Sometimes required to conduct extensive standing, walking, etc.
      • Often required to use vision abilities
      • Sometimes required to use hearing abilities
      • Sometimes required to rotate at the waist and neck
      • Sometimes required to bend at the waist and neck

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  • Assistant Plant Manager- Treasure Coast Energy Center, Fla

    Description

    Highly skilled technical, administrative, and supervisory work in a 300 MW combined cycle power generation facility.  It includes complex, administrative, supervisory, and technical work in directing the operation and maintenance of a power generation plant.  Responsible for the safe, reliable, and economical operation and maintenance of a modern combined cycle electric power generation plant and for the supervision of Mechanic/Welder(s), Lead Instrumentation and Control Technician, Instrumentation and Control Technicians, Lead Operator/Mechanics, and Operator/Mechanics.  Reports to and is under the direct supervision of the Treasure Coast Energy Center (TCEC) Plant Manager.

     

    Position Requirements

    (NOTE:  There are also secondary functions which the employee will be required to perform.)

    Plans, assigns, and supervises operation, maintenance, and repair of a power plant.

    Reviews condition of buildings, machinery, and equipment.  Checks the condition of machinery in operation or available for operation.  Checks the physical appearance and condition of buildings and grounds.  Reviews repair work for proper performance.

    Assures compliance with all applicable North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) reliability standards requirements, Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC) reliability standards requirements, and all FPUA reliability standards.

    Responsible for alterations and improvements to the plant; reviews with superiors and subordinates, blueprints, drawings, plans, and specifications relating to installation and repair of plant equipment.

    Sets expectations for employees and assures all activities are carried out incorporating safety, quality, and productivity.

    Keeps records and prepares reports on plant operation.  Submits requests for new materials and supplies, drafts specifications and evaluates bids and contracts.  Supervises the maintenance of plant records and prepares periodic and special activity reports.

    Responsible to assure permit conditions are met and assures permit renewals and applications are made in a timely manner.

    Interview, select, evaluate, and prepare performance reviews and recommend disciplinary action of subordinates when required.

    Responds to emergency calls regarding plant equipment breakdowns and operating emergencies. 

    Prepares, or causes to be prepared, reports, analyses, and permits. 

    Prepares budgets and assures adherence to appropriate fiscal controls for the Department. 

    Prepares and administers contracts for improvements, repairs, and overhauls.

    Plans and schedules long range outages of generating units.

    Make periodic inspections to assure that all equipment is functioning properly and continuously reviews plant operations for compliance with personnel assignments and operating procedures. 

    Reviews condition of buildings, equipment, and control systems.  Reviews repair work for proper performance.

    Responsible for all areas of operational procedures and operator training including testing, skills verification, and skills refresher training. 

    Assigns employees to various maintenance projects, instructs in proper methods to be used, supervises subordinates, and inspects job progress, as well as completed jobs.

    Supervises various repair work on turbines, boilers, condensers, and other plant installations.

    Confer with Plant Manager on plant malfunctions, maintenance, and operating needs. 

    Assist in planning future plant needs including maintenance tools and equipment.

    Coordinates and directs contractors and contract labor.

    Acts as Plant Manager during absence of the Plant Manager.

    ESSENTIAL MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.  Seven (7) years supervisory and managerial experience in the operation and maintenance of an electric power generation plant and ten (10) years of experience in the installation, maintenance and operation of power plant or related equipment in steam power plant operations. 

    A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

    ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

    Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, machines, equipment, controls. Processes, materials, maintenance, and operations procedures of an electric power generating plant.

     

    Thorough knowledge of the principles of electric power generation and of plant construction and equipment. 

     

    Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with power plant operation and of necessary safety precautions.

     

    Considerable knowledge of the mechanics and designs of power plant equipment and ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans and specifications relating to such equipment.

     

    Considerable knowledge of modern management techniques and procedures.

     

    Considerable ability to plan, lay out, schedule, assign and inspect the work of power plant personnel.

     

    General ability to prepare specifications and monitor contractors.

     

    General ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and other organizational units of the Utilities Authority.

     

    General ability to communicate effectively.

     

    General ability to operate a computer.

     

    Considerable ability to instruct, train, and supervise subordinates and maintain effective working relationships.

     

    General ability to evaluate equipment performance and detect potential problems.

     

    May require announced or unannounced overtime work and the ability to respond to call-out work during non-working hours or emergencies.

     

    May be required to enter confined space which, in turn, will require respirator fit testing, appropriate training for confined space entry, respirators, and air breathing apparatus.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

    May be required to undergo respirator fit testing, spirometry (pulmonary function) testing and evaluation, appropriate training in using applicable respirator(s) safely and properly, identified by occupation, subject to National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (NIOSH), OSHA 1910.134 and industry standards.

    A valid State of Florida Driver’s License is required and a valid State of Florida Commercial “B” License is preferred.

    ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS

    Heavy lifting (45 lbs. and over); heavy carrying (45 lbs. and over); reaching above shoulders; use of fingers; use of both hands; climbing (use of arms and legs); use of both eyes; distinguishing basic colors; distinguishing shades of colors; good hearing (without hearing aid); straight pulling, pulling hand over hand; pushing; walking; standing; crawling; kneeling; bending; balancing; smelling; stooping; running; shoving; twisting.  Wear restrictive safety equipment including but not limited to safety glasses, face shields, hearing protection devices, gloves, and hard hats.  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

    Normally works inside in air conditioning; however, may be required to work in heat; in cold; in high humidity; in bright sunshine; in dampness; in chilling conditions; with flames; with electricity; in dust; in dry conditions; with petroleum based products; with oils; with natural gas; on slippery or uneven surfaces; on or with ladders or scaffolding; at heights above ground level up to 50’; below ground confined spaces (ditches, tunnels, holes); with feet, legs, or hands in water; with explosives; with vibrations; working closely with others; working alone; with poor lighting; with poor ventilation; miscellaneous odors and fumes; with odors of gas; atmosphere or safety equipment used or needed air pack; hearing protection; hard hats; safety glasses; goggles; face shields and safety belts.

     


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  • Facility Attendant/ Part- Time- City of Winter Park, Fla

    Description

    The Facilities Attendant performs general and routine custodial duties in the preparation and clean-up of scheduled rental facility events for the City’s Parks and Recreation Department. This position accomplishes a variety of custodial and customer service tasks such as greeting patrons, opening and closing facilities, cleaning facilities, and maintaining equipment inventory. 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 and review of results achieved.

    Position Requirements

    he omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

    Greets patrons as they enter facility, communicate and enforce safety rules and regulations.

    Opens and closes facilities, cleans and sets up rooms, checks out equipment, maintains equipment inventory.

    Sweeps, strips, mops, waxes, and buffs floors; vacuums and shampoos carpet.

    Lifts and moves risers and tables.   

    Washes windows, empties trash cans, waters plants, dusts and polishes furniture.

    Stocks rooms and restrooms with appropriate supplies

    Perform other work as assigned.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    General knowledge of occupational hazards, safety rules, and practices of the work.

    General knowledge of departmental and municipal rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

    General knowledge of standard and effective cleaning procedures.

    Ability to work unsupervised at all Recreation Facilities buildings.

    Ability to operate small hand tools, blowers, and pressure washers.

    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.

    Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and keep accurate records.

    This position is performed with general knowledge – the incumbent is generally familiar with information contained in relevant source documents or information in a particular subject field; has ability to use relevant sources to obtain specific or supplemental information.

    Typical Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    High School Diploma or equivalent; supplemented by customer service and general labor experience. Experience in event attendance/management is preferred.

    An equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities and other competencies required for the position may be considered.  


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  • Electric Director- Full Time -City of Bushnell, Fla

    Description

    Highly responsible professional, technical, and administrative work directing the overall operation of the Electric Distribution System.  The Director supervises staff, manages bulk power supply contracts, oversees employees and/or contractor(s) providing services associated with the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of the electric utility.  The Director develops/establishes long range plans, develops policy and procedures, manages electric utility programs, prepares and implements the department budget.  The Director is responsible for monitoring the utility’s financial performance to ensure that rates and charges are adequate to recover the utility’s costs while maintaining competitive rates. The Director evaluates documents, and reports on utility matters to City management and the City Council.  Work is performed under the general direction of the City Manager.

    Position Requirements

    1. Plans, directs, coordinates and administers activities and personnel of the City’s electric
    utility in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and standards. Ensures
    subordinates have the necessary training and equipment to safely perform assigned duties.
    2. Manages the planning and development of long/short range financing and capital
    improvement programs; oversees and leads in the development and implementation of
    goals, objectives, policies and procedures for electric utility activities and programs.
    3. Prepares and implements department budget and long-range capital plans; ensures
    operations are maintained within the approved budget.
    4. Reviews and approves contracts, progress payments, purchase orders, and accounts
    payable invoices.
    5. Manages the development of goals and objectives, policies and procedures for electric
    utility activities and programs; manages the development, implementation and monitoring
    of strategies to maintain and enforce production, safety and work standards and to improve
    system reliability.
    6. Represents City at boards/committees and meetings concerning electric utility issues;
    makes presentations to elected/appointed officials, department heads, staff/public/private
    agencies/groups regarding electric utility issues, programs and projects.
    7. Prepares rates studies and implements rates and charges, including fuel adjustments, that
    are sufficient to fully fund the utility’s operation and maintenance expenses including
    bulk power supply, pay debt service, and fund the utilities capital programs while
    maintaining satisfactory debt service coverage. Responsible for maintaining rates that are
    competitive, meet Florida Public Service Commission standards, and fairly distribute
    costs among the City’s electric customers.
    8. Reviews developer’s agreements permits, and engineering plans.
    9. Review and approve drawings and specifications for all system additions.
    11. Serves as the primary liaison with other Florida Utilities for mutual aid, bulk power
    supply and trade association and regulatory activities.
    12. Ensures appropriate representation for the electric utility department in the Emergency
    Operations Center during planning and recovery activities associated with natural
    disasters and other emergencies.
    13. Reviews and controls departmental inventory, warehousing and purchasing.
    14. Keeps City Manager appraised of project status and development.
    (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees
    will be required to perform other job-related marginal duties as required.)

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

    • Ability to visualize, develop, plan, organize and direct improvements, extensions,
    operations and maintenance of the utility system.
    • Ability to develop long term plans and strategy and evaluate work accomplishments;
    prepare highly technical reports and train, develop, organize and supervise service
    personnel.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; work effectively with
    elected officials, department heads, representatives of other agencies, other utilities, other
    city employees and the general public.
    • Knowledge and experience in business and strategic management, finance, accounting,
    and engineering principles and practices governing the operation of an electric utility
    system.
    • Knowledge of laws, ordinances, regulations and statues which govern an electric utility
    system and of governmental organization and budgeting.
    • Knowledge of occupational hazards and accident prevention methods in assigned areas of
    responsibility.
    • Ability to utilize common MS Office products like Outlook, Word, Excel, and
    PowerPoint.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    Graduation from an accredited four- (4) Year College or university with a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Electrical, Engineering or related field. Ten (10) years practical and supervisory
    experience in the operation and maintenance of mechanical and electrical distribution
    systems.
    (A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum
    qualifications.)


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  • Head Lineman- Class A Lead Lineman- City of Moore Haven, Fla.

    Description

    Plans, organizes, and directs the various functions and services provided by the Electric System for the billing of over 1,300 accounts in the City's service area. Responsible for directing and providing services such as: response to emergencies; response to customer complaints and/or requests, construction, maintenance, repair activities, and maintaining inventory associated with the municipal electrical system, training and supervision of assigned electric personnel. The Head Lineman will supervise Lineman, Journeyman Lineman, or Apprentice Lineman positions as appropriate. Currently there are two positions assigned to the Electric System. 

    Position Requirements

    Plans and directs the activities of all assigned personnel and enforces City rules, regulations, and ordinances in addition to ensuring compliance with State and Federal standards and requirements.

    Critical employee related to interruption of services and disaster response. Attends various meetings, hearings, trainings, and seminars as necessary. 

    Performs other duties of this position or related positions as may become necessary or as directed.

    Needs current CDL required with 10 years of experience (preferred) in the operation and maintenance of electrical systems along with experience in planning for upgrades/improvements to the municipal electric system.


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  • ENGINEERING MANAGER- Lake Worth, Fla.

    Description

    Reporting to Assistant Director – Electric T&D, the Engineering Services Manager manages the engineering support functions necessary for the electric utility to properly plan for and execute projects and operating activities.  This includes activities such as capital and O&M project planning and budgeting, project cost estimating and tracking, engineering/materials/construction coordination.  

    The Engineering Services Manager understands the business of electric utility operations, the importance of system reliability, and effectively communicates with department heads and establishes priorities for the provision of support services.  

    The Engineering Services Manager manages the annual and long-term planning function for O&M and capital improvements necessary to improve the safety and reliability of the T&D system; prepares bid documents, Staff Reports, Fiscal Impact Statements, participates in vendor/supplier selections, etc. 

    Position Requirements

    The Engineering Services Manager manages the development and implementation of relevant specifications, standards, prepares grant applications, project management processes and documentation, issues work authorizations, ensures timely deliverables on projects, oversees and manages construction projects as needed, and reviews/approves invoices for payment. Is responsible for contract administration as it relates to acquisition of projects materials, equipment, and services to ensure compliance with specifications, conformance with funding requirements, and the process of department submissions for payment for materials and services. 

    The Engineering Services Manager leads special projects that benefit from his/her knowledge of electric utility operations and electric utility/City needs to achieve the desired outcomes.  Projects may include management of the electric utilities pole attachment and join use agreements, coordination of planning and field activities with other utility providers such as water, sewer, and telecommunications, building/facilities services, public safety, etc.

    The Engineering Services Manager must an energetic and detailed-oriented professional responsible for effectively supporting the Electric Utility’s operating departments. The ideal candidate will be a highly-skilled manager with the ability to recommend and implement changes in work flows and support services, including effective coordination with supporting City departments.  The candidate must be capable of working and operating in a manner conducive to motivating department and non-department employees to collaborate and support the needs of the electric utility. The Engineering Services Manager must exhibit technical competency, analytical skills, and communication skills to effectively establish and communicate priorities to the team.  A strong sense of ownership for results, continuous improvement, team and public safety, competitive cost yet effective project delivery, and a highly professional approach to problem solving should be readily evidenced.


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  • Apprentice Lineman I or Apprentice Lineman II (Based on level of qualifications)- Kissimmee, Fla.

    Description

    Performs routine skilled work in the construction and maintenance of the electric utility distribution system.

    Position Requirements

    Apprentice Lineman I 
    Supplies line workers with materials and tools while they are involved in line work activities. Checks location of existing utility lines to ensure safe installation.  Prepares pad sites, conduit, and related materials for installation.  Sets pad-mounted equipment, installs underground cable, and makes terminations.   Digs holes and trenches for the installation of poles and underground lines.  Prepares transformers, cut outs, cross arms and street lights for use in overhead line work.  Stock trucks with required material, supplies and tools.  Cleans and repairs tools regularly.   May be required to be on standby for trouble calls outside of normal working hours.  Must be available to respond immediately following storm events and other emergencies impacting the electric system.  May be required to work nights and weekend shifts.  Employee is expected to advance through task system to become classified as Lineman. Ability to lift or displace up to 100 pounds. Performs related tasks as required.

     

    Apprentice Lineman II 

    Assists in the installation, maintenance and repair work on low and high voltage lines.  Checks location of existing utility lines to ensure safe installation.  Prepares pad sites, conduit, and related materials for installation.  Sets pad-mounted equipment, installs underground cable, and makes terminations.  Digs holes and trenches for the installation of poles and underground lines.  Prepares transformers, cut outs, cross arms and streetlights for use in overhead line work. Stock trucks with required material, supplies and tools.   Cleans and repairs tools regularly. May be required to be on standby for trouble calls outside of normal working hours.   Must be available to respond immediately following storm events and other emergencies impacting the electric system.  May be required to work nights and weekend shifts.    Employee is expected to advance through task system to become classified as Lineman.  Performs related tasks as required.


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  • Customer Service Rep – Lake Worth, Fla.

    Description

    Under general supervision, responsible for handling customer questions, payments, complaints, and billing inquiries with the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism to resolve customer issues with one stop resolution.

    Position Requirements

    • Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments and the public
    • Fast learner-
    • Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction
    • Technologically savvy- Ability to work with multiple systems and applications simultaneously
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Adaptability- willingness to jump in and adapt to the process
    • Knowledge of good customer relations practices.
    • Knowledge of standard office procedures.
    • Knowledge of electric and water utility.
    • Ability to handle conflict.
    • Skill in oral and written communication.
    • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
    • Skill in handling conflict and uncertain situations.
    • Skill in decision making using independent judgment.
    • Skill in use of variety of office machines and computer equipment.
    • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.
    • Maintain a positive and professional demeanor. 
    • Ability to train others.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability/willingness to create and support a safe work environment.
    • Performs other duties within the Customer Service Division as may be assigned.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Graduation from High School or equivalent, plus (3) years’ experience in a customer service office position performing the above skills and knowledge. Bilingual a plus or preferred. 


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

    Description

    The City of Tallahassee – Electric & Gas Utility has three immediate engineering openings within its Electric Utility – two within the Power Delivery division and one within the System Planning division.  Applications are being sought for engineering candidates at any level, with a preference for candidates with background in Substation Design Engineering and Distribution Engineering (for Power Delivery openings) or Renewable Energy and/or Computer Modelling/Simulation (for System Planning opening). 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 customers in a 221 square mile service territory that includes both the City of Tallahassee and portions of the unincorporated areas of Leon County.  As a full service, vertically integrated 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 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 APWA State Project of the Year Award, 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

    These positions provide engineering support for the Power Delivery and System Planning teams independently.  For Power Delivery positions, the engineering support includes the design of transmission, substation, distribution and system protection schemes. It also includes support to Division field personnel by conducting field work in staking poles and lights, checking temporary services for safety and construction requirements and preparing field notes. For the System Planning position, the engineering support includes conducting studies related to planning of generation, transmission, and alternative/renewable energy facilities, and support the City of Tallahassee’s 2035 and 2050 Clean Energy goals. Depending upon the level of engineering experience, the responsibilities for these positions 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- Power Delivery

    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and their applications.
    • Experience with technical project management, including preparing cost estimates, specifications and bid/RFP documents.
    • Ability to interpret drawings, diagrams and instruction manuals and able to prepare or modify drawings in electronic format.
    • Ability to effectively communicate technical information clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

    Desirable Skills- System Planning

    • Experience with computer models for the simulation of physical operations.
    • Experience with technical project management, including engineering economic analysis of project alternatives.
    • Knowledge of renewable energy technologies, energy storage systems, and electric utility operations.
    • Ability to effectively communicate technical information clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

    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.

    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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