Power Management & Control Engineer – City of Tallahassee

This is a highly advanced and very responsible professional and technical power systems control and advanced applications engineering work in the design, specification, and management of computer hardware and software support for the City’s power management and control systems. Work involves providing and maintaining computer hardware and software support for the City’s power management computer system; writing, editing compiling, and networking various computer language programs for the power management system and its associated peripheral control systems; and planning and evaluating the hardware and software additions necessary to improve the power management and control system’s ability to monitor, analyze, and control an interconnected power system.

ABOUT TALLAHASSEE, FL
Tallahassee, located in the panhandle of the Sunshine State, is the capital of the State of Florida and within the metropolitan area is home to more than 365,000 Floridians. It is a dynamic and growing community that provides its residents with excellent amenities and entertainment that include; award winning parks, coastal and other outdoor activities, excellent educational opportunities, festivals and sporting events, and much more.
The City also owns and operates an award winning electric utility that is consistently recognized for its commitment to reliable cost effective service, customer service, environmental stewardship, and safety. It is the 3rd largest municipal electric utility in Florida and the 25th largest in the United States. The electric utility is responsible for operation and maintenance of the city’s electric generation, transmission, and distribution system. The electric utility employs 326 staff who serve over 120,000 customers in the Tallahassee area.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in electrical or electronic engineering, computer science or a related field and six years of professional work experience that includes electric utility power system controls or related networking/IT operations; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must possess a valid Class E Florida driver’s license at the time of appointment.

Must obtain, and maintain throughout the employee’s period of employment, the required clearances to have unrestricted access to critical facilities consistent with NERC, FERC and FRCC reliability standards.

SALARY
The salary range for the position is $25.48 – $58.52. The max hire rate will generally not exceed $55.50

HOW TO APPLY
A completed employment application is required. Applicants must apply via the online system at http://www.talgov.com/employment/employment.aspx
A resume may be included but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at
(850) 891-8214.

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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