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

The City of Tallahassee has an exciting engineering opportunity in its energy delivery engineering division for talented and highly motivated individuals.  Tallahassee, located in the panhandle of the Sunshine State, owns and operates a vertically integrated Electric Utility that provides reliable power to more than 114,000 customers.   Tallahassee is the third largest municipal electric utility in the State of Florida and the 24th largest in the United States.  The Electric Utility is an award winning utility that is consistently recognized for its commitment to reliable cost effective service, customer service, environmental stewardship, and safety.  The Electric Utility was awarded the 2012 E. F. Scattergood System Achievement Award by the American Public Power Association for its performance and customer service achievements.

The Electric Utility Engineer positions in the Powering Engineering division are responsible for the design, engineering, and project management for all of the City’s energy delivery facilities.  The incumbent(s) should have experience in the design of overhead and underground electric facilities, construction standards, and project management.  The ideal candidate(s) will be self-starters that will embrace customer service as an integral part of their responsibility.

More information on the City’s Electric Utility may be found at www.talgov.com/you.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Electric Utility Engineer I – Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school.

Electric Utility Engineer II – Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and at least 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.

Electric Utility Engineer III – 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.

All successful candidates will be required to complete a personnel risk assessment consisting of identity verification and a seven-year criminal history screening (minimum) and maintain satisfactory clearance for continued employment.  The successful candidate must possess a valid class “E” State driver’s license at the time of appointment.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Deadline:  Friday, April 21, 2017

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The City of Tallahassee offers competitive salary and benefits.  Salary range for these positions will be $38,334.40 – $118,164.80 depending upon qualification.  In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers a full slate of benefits for its employees including a defined benefit pension plan, City contribution to a 401K plan, cafeteria style benefit offerings including Flexbucks, 10 paid holidays, personal leave, sick leave, and catastrophic leave.

NOTES
The City of Tallahassee is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications without regard to race, sex, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, or national origin. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

If you have a disability requiring accommodation, please call (850) 891-8214 for assistance. Preference will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans in appointment to non-exempted vacant positions and retention in employment in accordance with Florida Statues 295.085.

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