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Manager of Engineering

Location: Panama City
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative is seeking applicants for the position of Manager of Engineering. JOB SUMMARY Follows and promotes workplace safety in the organization. Assists with the utility privatization contract at Tyndall Air Force Base when needed. Responsible for leading the technical aspects of planning,designand development of GCECs electric distribution system. Responsible for leading a team of employees to maintain the technical support systems for GCECs efficient operation. Responsible for the inventory of the warehouses in Southport and Wewahitchka. Ensures GCECs distribution systemsare in compliance withcooperative, governmental and legal guidelines and standards to ensure both safety and the delivery of the best possible level of service to cooperative members. Employee can be called in to work at any time. Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

* Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline; PE Certification required. * Five to ten years of experience supervising and performing operations in electric distribution systems. Experience with water distribution systems is not required but is preferred. * Must have the ability to pass Gulf Coast Electric Cooperatives employment entrance examination and drug screen. Must have the flexibility to work varied hours, including after normal hours.


* Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Florida Drivers License. * P.E. Certification.

* Able to obtain TAFB Security Clearance.


* Manages the day-to-day operations for the Engineering Department, GIS-ITdepartmentand the warehouse. * Writes,plansand conducts studies consistent with and for the execution of GCECs four-year construction work plan. This includes providing oversight on the completion of construction and maintenance plans for the distribution systems, which includes problem-solving, balancing efficiency and cost effectiveness and ensuring the highest possible service to members. This also includes approving cost justifications, variance requests and recommending Capital Projects to be completed, deferred and/or canceled.

* Manages the TWACs system, including planning TWACs installations, ensuring plans can be supported by the infrastructure and monitoring the efficiency of the system. * Supervises the management of the distribution systems substations, along with planning and justifying new substations.


* Engineering Expert knowledge of principles related to the planning and maintenance of electric distribution systems. Familiarity with or the ability to learn, the principles related to the planning and maintenance of water distribution systems.

* English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. * Law and Government Knowledge of state/federal laws and codes related to electric and/or water distribution systems, especially those related to the environment; knowledge of relevant sections of Florida Administrative Code; knowledge of relevant DOT guidelines; familiarity with and ability to reference NESC; knowledge of related OSHA standards. * Agency Specific (not required at time of hire) Knowledge of GCECs policies and procedures, including GCECs safety manual. In-depth knowledge of GCECs distribution system. Understanding of the operations and maintenance of the water and electrical distribution system at Tyndall AFB. * Administration and Management Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods and coordination of people and resources.

WORKING CONDITIONS Work will take place mostly in an office environment. Incumbents will have some exposure to field elements that may or may notinclude:severe weather, contaminants and loud/distracting noises. Manager, Engineering will be required to work outside normal working hours in emergency situations and be available on a 24-hour basis in case situations arise that need his/her attention. For a full job description and to submit an application, click apply today! recblid bu6sxrq1czwrdqaae47r7zedmall1k

Keywords: GULF COAST ELECTRIC, Tallahassee , Manager of Engineering, Engineering , Panama City, Florida

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