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
* 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.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
* 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
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