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Electric Utility Engineer I, or II, or III - City of Tallahassee

Posted By: Garnie Holmes Career Center ,

City of TallahasseeJob Specifications
For the complete job specification, listing major job functions and duties for this job classification, go to http://www.talgov.com/employment/hr-job-descriptions.aspx

Minimum Training & Experience
Electric Utility Engineer I:

Minimum Training and Experience

Possession of a bachelor’s degree in engineering.

Necessary Special Requirements

A successful candidate will be required to complete a personnel risk assessment consisting of an identity verification and seven-year criminal history screening (minimum) and maintain satisfactory clearance for continued employment.

An employee assigned to the Purdom or Hopkins Power Plants must be medically certified to wear a respirator and pass a respirator fit test prior to employment.

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

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

Electric Utility Engineer II:

Minimum Training and Experience

Possession of a bachelor’s degree in engineering and two years of engineering experience in one or more of the electric utility operational areas. A master’s degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Necessary Special Requirements

A successful candidate will be required to complete a personnel risk assessment consisting of an identity verification and seven-year criminal history screening (minimum) and maintain satisfactory clearance for continued employment.

An employee assigned to the Purdom or Hopkins Power Plants must be medically certified to wear a respirator and pass a respirator fit test prior to employment.

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

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

Electric Utility Engineer III:

Minimum Training and Experience

Possession of a bachelor’s degree in engineering and five years of engineering experience in one or more of the electric utility operational areas. A master’s degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Necessary Special Requirements

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

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

Employees in this classification that are required to have unescorted access to the Electric Control Center will be required to complete a personnel risk assessment consisting of an identity verification and seven-year criminal history screening (minimum) and maintain satisfactory clearance for continued employment.

If assigned to System Operations, must be able to distinguish between red and green.

An employee assigned to the Purdom or Hopkins Power Plants must be medically certified to wear a respirator and pass a respirator fit test prior to employment and must obtain within one year, and maintain for continued employment, HAZMAT and oil spill certifications within one year of employment.

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

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

Salary Range
$20.14-$53.57/hourly.

Additional Information
This position requires qualified applicants to have knowledge in protection systems as well as have supervisory experience. The employee must be reasonably available for overtime, including being on-call, during normal operations. During emergency situations, this position is considered essential staff and is required to be available to work extended hours including being away from home overnight. Must be able to distinguish between red & green. Must successfully pass and maintain a personal risk assessment for continued employment.

Additional Information
NOTE:

The City of Tallahassee – Electric & Gas Utility has two immediate engineering openings within its Electric Utility. Applications are being sought for engineering candidates at any level with a preference in filling at least one of the positions with an experienced transmission, distribution, or relay engineer.

These positions provide engineering support for the Power Delivery and System Operations Relay teams. Depending upon the level of engineering experience, the responsibilities for these positions will rangefrom acting as a project manager and lead, including potential supervisory responsibilities (III level) to an entry level engineer.

Veterans' Preference
Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority, and certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements, in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to http://floridavets.org/benefits-services/veterans-preference/, or call Human Resources & Workforce Development at (850) 891-8214 IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants MUST upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

How To Apply
Click the Apply Now button below to Apply On-Line.  Only On-Line applications will be accepted for this vacancy.  Remember, you must complete all sections of the on-line application, including education and work history, even if you also submit a resume. If you need additional information about how to complete your on-line application, see our Application page at  http://www.talgov.com/employment/employment.aspx

If you have a disability requiring accommodations,please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at 850-891-8950 or at TLHADA@talgov.com  Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., or TDD 711, at least 48 hours, (excluding weekends and holidays), prior to the application deadline.