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Electrical Engineer II or III

Location : Ocala
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 10790668
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Veteran's Preference
 

























DESCRIPTION:


This is engineering work at various levels relating to electric transmission and distribution design. Reports to Electric Engineering Supervisor.
 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:


 


Assists Electric Engineering Technicians in designing, engineering and generating cost estimates to furnish electrical services to residential and commercial customers.
Assists in gathering information for load studies, outage analysis, low voltage problems, customer complaints, site plans, road construction projects, and other information related to the operation and maintenance of the transmission and distribution system. Must have ability to move freely over rough terrain at various construction sites. When in construction area, appropriate safety gear must be worn including hard hat and safety goggles.
Furnishes technical engineering advice and information to customers, electricians, builders and developers and other inter-City departments. Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely.
Responding to emergency after-hour call outs is required unless dire circumstances prevent such a response. Required to report to work not less than 40% of the time called out each calendar year. Some overtime may be required from time to time. Must have a working telephone at the place of domicile.
Customer Service: Communicates clearly and politely with customers, other divisions of the utility, and other city departments.

Level II requirements:
Supervises a small technical staff in designing, engineering and generating cost estimates to furnish electrical services to residential and commercial customers.
Supervises a small technical staff in creating and maintaining records and drawings of the electric distribution system using manual, computerized, CAD, and GIS systems.
Reviews work orders generated by Engineering Technicians for completeness and adherence to construction and design standards.
Assigns work to the Engineering Technicians and insures that jobs are completed on time. Coordinates work with T&D, Meter Shop, Substation, and Purchasing.
Investigates outages, low voltage complaints, and customer complaints. Makes recommendations for corrective actions and coordinates work necessary to correct problems. Must have ability to move freely over rough terrain at various construction sites
Reviews material and purchases. Evaluates vendor bids using material standards and specifications and makes recommendations for approval. Supervises the development and maintenance of all manual/computerized drawings. Visually audits large volume of detailed information for accuracy and completeness
Personnel management including assisting in interviews, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, counseling, training and motivation

Level III additional requirements:
Supervises technical staff in operating, designing, engineering, and generating cost estimates for the transmission and distribution electric system including: substations, transmission lines, distribution system, installation of switches, capacitors, voltage regulators, protection schemes, and system modifications for new substations.
Develops standards and specifications for material used on the transmission and distribution system. Evaluates vendor bids and makes recommendations for approval.
Researches and develops construction standards. Responsible for reviewing the transmission and distribution protection system and initiating fault studies to enhance system reliability and insure the proper coordination of all protective devices.
 

 



Required Qualifications :




















TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:


 


Level II: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering and a minimum of three years experience in Electric Transmission and Distribution industry and one year supervisory experience/training.

Level III: Bachelors Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering and a minimum of 6 years experience in the Electric Transmission and Distribution industry with a minimum of two years in a supervisory capacity.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATES:

All levels must possess and maintain a valid Florida Operator Drivers' License for required travel
Level II: State of Florida E.I.T. certification preferred, not required.
Level III: Registered as a State of Florida Professional Engineer preferred, not required.
 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:



Must have knowledge of the modern practices, methods, techniques and equipment used in activities involved in electric power engineering. Must have the ability to take field notes and use them in drawing plans and specifications. Must have the ability to make and prepare drawings and plans. Ability to plan projects, prepare cost estimates, make inspections and prepare progress and accomplishment reports is required. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, contractors and the general public. Ability to communicate clearly orally and in written form. Ability to meet multiple deadlines. Ability to research, analyze data and prepare reports and recommendations. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Level II: Must have thorough knowledge of the modern practices, methods, techniques and equipment used in activities involved in electric power engineering. Must have the ability to supervise subordinates and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, county and state officials, contractors, and the general public. Must have the ability to read and interpret roadway plans, building site plans, and electrical construction plans. Ability to exercise sound engineering judgment in electrical engineering work.

Level III: Must have the ability to supervise and direct daily utility operations. Ability to conduct fault studies and coordinate relays, reclosers, sectionalizers and fuses. Must have the ability to conduct voltage studies, load studies, and system reliability studies. Ability to generate reports and make recommendations for system improvements. Must have the ability to exercise considerable, independent, engineering judgment in electrical engineering work.


 



Work Schedule: Full time position, hours not specified.

Salary: $61,350.00 - $99,125.00 per year, DOE.
Skills :
Attention to detail electric transmission Engineering Supervisory Experience Teamwork Troubleshooting Written and Oral Communication
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