This position performs difficult professional work in the design, planning, and maintenance of an electric transmission and distribution system; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Electrical Engineering Supervisor.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Plans and designs electrical distribution and transmission systems, substations, underground services, etc.
Performs engineering analysis of electrical transmission and distribution systems.
Prepares work orders and detailed drawings of system construction and extensions.
Prepares and maintains accurate records and files.
Determines optimum system loading and load distribution.
Coordinates electrical utility functions with other utilities.
Assists with the acquisition of real estate, easements, etc.
Designs the installation of electrical transformers, switch configuration, etc.
Participates with and assists consultants with system design and installation.
Assists with resolving customer problems.
Meets with contractors, builders, and owners in planning the design of electrical service for their projects.
Reviews new electrical plans from developers, consultants, and engineers.
Inspects and manages on-going projects.
Designs electrical distribution system extensions and modifications.
Assists with staff training program.
Performs related tasks as required.
Education and Experience:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and three years of experience in design and construction of electrical systems.
A driver’s license valid in the State of Florida.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, and techniques of electrical transmission and distribution system design and operation.
Thorough knowledge of National Electrical Code and National Electrical Safety Codes.
Thorough knowledge of materials and methods used in construction of electrical systems.
Ability to design and oversee the construction of electrical utility systems.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public.
Beaches Energy Services is a department within the City of Jacksonville Beach. Beaches Energy Services provides electric and natural gas service to more than 36,000 electric and more than 400 natural gas customers in Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Palm Valley and Neptune Beach, Florida. For more than 100 years, we have provided utility service for the people and businesses that have chosen our beach community as their place to live, work and play.
The electric utility was originally created by the citizens of Jacksonville Beach in 1915 and in the early years was named Jacksonville Beach Electric Utility. In 2004, we changed the name of the utility to Beaches Energy Services to reflect all the communities we serve and the high level of customer service we provide. Natural gas service was added in 2010 when our first natural gas main was installed to serve commercial customers. Today we are committed to using the latest environmentally safe technology and providing reliable energy services at a competitive price with superior customer service that is always “Above and Beyond the Expected.”