POWER ENGINEER

 

JOB TITLE: Power Engineer

 

Department: Design & Engineering

 

Position Number: ET5S001, ET6S005, ET7S011, ET8S015

 

Division: Electric Operations

 

FLSA Status: Exempt

 

Supervisor’s Title: Manager, Design & Engineering

 

Location: North Fort Myers, FL

 

Work Hours: M – F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with occasional call out

 

Position Summary:

 

This position is responsible for performing a broad scope of technical duties and engineering assignments, supporting senior staff, in a variety of disciplines within the Electric Operations division.

 

Position Responsibilities & Rotations:

 

General Responsibilities:

 

  • Data Analysis & Reporting: Produce, analyze, manage relevant data. Conduct independent studies. Provide observations, interpretations and recommendations.
  • Electric System Knowledge: Learn & understand LCEC’s electric system components and activities. Interface with various personnel & departments to ensure efficient resolution to issues. Expand knowledge of industry standards, developments and technology.
  • Project Management: Participate on project teams where teams are responsible for project scheduling, cost management and coordination of all aspects of the project. Take the lead on smaller project initiatives.
  • Process Improvement: Facilitate continuous improvement by producing documentation of process areas
  • Contract Administration: Prepare & administer construction contracts.
  • Technical Specs & Standards: Prepare and maintain technical specs and standards.
  • Relationship Building: Maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels within LCEC. Ensure smooth operations, productive communications, and effective understanding during all interpersonal contacts. Provide current and accurate information to all requesters, courteously and in a timely manner.

 

Rotational Areas may include:

 

  • Transmission: Assist in phases of design, permitting and construction of capital transmission projects, and for establishing and maintaining transmission material and construction standards.
  • Substation: Assist in the design and construction of new substations and modifications of existing ones.
  • Protection: Assist in the design, coordination and construction of protective devices & relaying systems, including transmission, substation and distribution.
  • Planning: Assist with analyzing performance of electric power distribution system in order to maximize the operating efficiency of the existing plan and to identify anticipated deficiencies. Collect & manage electric system performance data, demographic data, perform computer simulations of existing or expected electric system configurations, and monitoring and maintaining phase balance throughout the transmission and distribution systems.
  • Power Quality: Investigate inquiries regarding power quality or voltage problems. Conduct analysis of locations experiencing abnormal frequency of outages and/or service interruptions.
  • Reliability: Maintain reliability metrics and conduct root cause analysis of outage events.
  • SCADA: Provide engineering and support necessary to ensure reliable operations of LCEC’s SCADA system.

 

  • System Operations: Participate in analysis of Systems Operations data and systems such as SCADA, Utility Center and TWACs Automatic Meter Reading System – specifically, outage information, device operations, system flows & system disturbances.
  • Operations / Maintenance: Assist in the construction and maintenance areas of substations and distribution operations.

 

Required & Desired Qualifications (by grade):



Associate Engineer (ET5)

 

Required

 

  • BS / Electrical Engineering (or AA in EET with 2 years exp.)

 

  • Florida driver's license or ability to obtain one upon employment



Desired

 

  • BS / Electrical Engineering

 

  • 3 years engineering experience

 

  • 2 years’ experience in power engineering profession



Engineer I (ET6)

 

Required

 

  • BS / Electrical Engineering

 

  • 3 years engineering experience

 

  • 2 years’ experience in power engineering profession

 

  • 1 years’ experience in E&O engineering role

 

  • Florida driver's license or ability to obtain one upon employment



Desired

 

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering

 

  • Licensed professional engineer



Engineer II (ET7)

 

Required

 

  • BS / Electrical Engineering

 

  • 7 years engineering experience

 

  • 5 years’ experience in power engineering profession

 

  • 3 years’ experience in E&O engineering role

 

  • multiple roles & rotations (e.g. reliability, protection)

 

  • Florida driver's license or ability to obtain one upon employment



Desired

 

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering

 

  • Licensed professional engineer



Senior Engineer (ET8)

 

Required

 

  • BS / Electrical Engineering

 

  • 15 years engineering experience

 

  • 10 years experience in power engineering profession

 

  • 7 years experience in E&O engineering roles

 

  • experience in at least 2 areas & qualified to fill in multiple functions

 

  • Experience leading



Desired

 

  • Masters degree in Electrical Engineering

 

  • Licensed professional engineer

 

  • Recognition in the profession as a specialist in field (teaching, writing)

 

  • Experience in multiple areas of electrical engineering

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

 

  • Physical Demands: Able to sit at computer desk and terminal for extended periods of time. Able to view computer monitor from reasonable distance. May be required to lift up to 25 pounds on occasion. Able to drive vehicle.
  • Work Environment: Primarily air-conditioned office environment. Occasional trips to field facilities such as substations.

 

Please note that at the time a candidate is made a job offer, the candidate will be subject to a background check and a drug screening.

 

Company Name:
LCEC
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
N Fort Myers, Florida
Country:
United States
Industry:
Engineering
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
ID
16927
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