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(8/24/2015)

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING SPECIALIST - CDE Lightband / Clarksville Dept. of Electricity CLASS SUMMARY: This is the first of four levels in the Electrical Engineering series. Incumbents respond to after-hours issues/emergencies requiring the ability to address a wide variety of issues/emergencies independently, utilize SCADA, GIS, IVR, OMS, customer accounting, and similar systems; works with Project Engineers to complete and accomplish tasks.

TYPICAL CLASS-ESSENTIAL DUTIES: *Prepares, updates, and reviews diagrams of underground and overhead electrical lines and fiber-optic lines; maintains and locates necessary information for new projects while coordinating with customers, contractors and operational teams. *Responds to outages/emergencies during regular hours and after hours; assists in directing personnel during major outages and emergency situations. *Utilizes applicable equipment and software, which may include SCADA, GIS, IVR, OMS, and related systems. *Reviews incoming projects to determine their impact on the electrical system; coordinates activities with customers; initiates work orders to begin construction; stakes jobs for construction. Coordinates work with contractors and operations personnel, as necessary. *Prepares switching procedures for review and approval; assists in short/long-range planning, coordinates with consulting engineers; assists in developing construction standards and specifications. *Prepares a variety of engineering and operational records and reports. *Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

TRAINING/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited engineering program with PE certification in the State of TN (or ability to obtain PE) highly preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Licensing Requirements: • Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE) expected within 1 year of hire • Professional Engineer (PE) License in the State of TN, to be obtained within reasonable time of hire, according to CDE management. Knowledge of: •Electrical engineering principles, practices and techniques •Electrical construction principles, practices and techniques •SCADA systems and hardware •Occupational hazards associated with electrical transmission and distribution •Customer-service principles; •Recordkeeping principles •Computers and related software applications. Skill in: •Using specialized electrical engineering tools and equipment •Creating electrical and fiber optic maps •Installing and maintaining SCADA hardware •Coordinating operational activities •Preparing and processing work orders •Providing customer service •Maintaining project files and records •Using a computer and related software applications •Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: •Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. •Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. •Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, dusts, poor ventilation, intense noises and environmental disturbances. NOTE: •EEO Employer •Grade & Salary: B32T: Salary based on knowledge, skills & experiences. •The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department. To Apply: Interested Applicants should apply to JOBS4TN.GOV. Search for CDE Lightband: Electrical Engineering Specialist. Questions: Submit to HR Director, Privott Stroman: privott.stroman@clarksvillede.com




(8/19/2015)

ENERGY ADVISOR - Murfreesboro Electric Department (MED) seeks qualified candidates for the position of Energy Advisor to encourage efficient use of electricity through the promotion of MED’s programs and services as well as complete all paperwork associated with these programs. Conduct residential energy audits to identify energy-efficiency-improvement opportunities and produce report for MED customers in conjunction with TVA’s eScore Program. Inspect heat pump installations for compliance with the TVA’s Energy Right Solutions Program. Perform new home, manufactured home, and water-heater inspections for compliance with TVA’s Energy Right Solutions Program. Perform energy-efficiency ratings for new homes and handle all the required paperwork. Successful applicants should have strong communication skills to work with builders, HVAC dealers, homeowners, and other MED customers. Employee needs to be able to solve conflict in a positive manner. Employee is under the supervision of the Director of Marketing.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Associate or Bachelor of Science degree in Building Science, Construction Management or related field is preferred. Certification as a Professional Energy Manager is desired. Minimum of four (4) years experience in residential construction, energy conservation, energy auditing, HVAC systems, building diagnostics, air-infiltration reduction, and sidewall and attic insulation is desired. Experience with Blower Door, Duct Blaster, and in Infrared Camera a plus. Applications and a detailed job description may be downloaded from our web site at www.murfreesboroelectric.com. Please submit applications to AByers@medtn.com. Applications will be accepted for the position until 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. MED is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate upon the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. MED is a smoke-free working environment.




(8/14/2015) DIRECTOR ENGINEERING/OPERATIONS - Fayetteville, TN, Public Utilities is accepting applications for a Director of Engineering and Operations. A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering is required. Complete job description and application may be picked up at Fayetteville Public Utilities, 408 College St. West, Fayetteville, TN. All applications must be received no later than 4:30 pm CT on Sept. 2, 2015 If you have any questions or concerns please call Kim Posey or Missy Neely at 931-433-1522.


(8/11/2015)

IT ANALYST — Duck River Electric Membership Corporation, Shelbyville, TN, seeks qualified candidates for the position of IT Analyst. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, IT, Business Administration or other related discipline. Minimum five years of direct IT analysis/analytic experience.

Job duties include: Working closely with department users to provide applications to support the effective use of technology, analyze and solve organizational information problems, provide data analysis, retrieval and database support for operational and application needs; analyze business and data requirements, develop and/or manage architecture and data integration routines for improved functionality between applications and ensuring effective system controls and protocols. Apply on our website: www.dremc.com. Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA M/F/D/V




(7/30/2015) JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN — Fort Loudoun Electric Cooperative (FLEC), Vonore, TN, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Journeyman Lineman. Candidates must have a high school diploma. Only qualified, trained journeyman linemen should apply. Accountabilities shall include: Construction and maintenance of distribution and transmission lines and facilities. Must have a CDL. Applications are available at the main office at 116 Tellico Port Road, Vonore, TN 37885 or downloaded from our web site at www.flec.org. Please submit an application to: FLEC, Job Opening, P.O. Box 1030, Vonore, Tennessee, 37885. Applications will be accepted for the position until Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.


(7/23/2015) JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN - Harriman Utility Board currently has three positions open for a Journeyman Lineman to perform skilled work at the journey level in the construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground distribution and transmission systems in accourdance with standard practices. Requirements: high-school diploma or equivalent; applicants must have completed an approved and certified four-year apprentice program as an electric lineworker. Lineworker position is subject to adverse weather conditions and hazards associated with working at heights, in precarious positions, with electrical equipment and wires. Lineworker position performs physically demanding work in lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying heavy objects, and climbing power poles and steel towers. Applications are available at the main office at 300 N. Roane Street or downloaded from our web site at www.hub-tn.com. Completed applications can be emailed to cvoyles@hub-tn.com. Employment with HUB is contingent on applicant passing background check, physical examination and drug screening. EOE


(6/18/2015)

SYSTEMS ENGINEER - Starkville, MS, Utilities seeks a Systems Engineer. With a population of 24,000, Starkville is a growing city in north central Mississippi. Starkville is the county seat of Oktibbeha County and home to the largest university in the state, Mississippi State University, with a student population exceeding 17,000. Starkville offers a unique blend of old Southern charm and 21st-century technology. The area’s growing economy is supported by a strong base of manufacturing and small businesses, as well as state-of-the-art research and technology companies. The University setting brings to Starkville a diverse international population. The annual Cotton District Arts Festival in Starkville is considered to be one of the top arts festivals in the state. Starkville is also the home of Bulldog Bash, Mississippi’s largest open-air free concert. The Utilities Department’s mission is to supply safe, reliable, and cost-effective utility service to our community. Utilizing new and emerging technology to meet changing customer needs, we provide services to approximately 13,000 residences, businesses, and industries in Starkville and to Mississippi State University. The department has fixed assets of approximately $60M and a current staff of 70 employees. The department is in the early-deployment phase of AMI for both water and electric with expected completion in the summer of 2016. Under general direction of the manager of Water & Sewer Operations, the Systems Engineer performs responsible field and office civil engineering work and technical level duties in support of the department and division’s engineering and capital improvement projects.

Duties will include but are not limited to: • Designs and prepares engineering plans, specifications and estimates which may include engineering computations, details, profiles, maps, and bid documents for projects including water-distribution systems, sanitary-sewer-collection systems, and coordination with other utilities and infrastructure such as electric power, gas, storm sewer, fiber optic, roadways. • Prepare designs and plans to construct, enlarge, and modify such facilities as water plant, wastewater plant, pumping stations, water mains, sewer lines, and other appurtenances. • Provide technical support to a variety of engineering studies related to planning and design of water and sewer utility projects; research, collect, interpret and record data; prepare maps, graphs, drawings and reports to present study results. • Review progress and/or inspect assigned construction projects for compliance with plans and specifications, including resolving constructability problems and issues and for conformance to city policies, ordinances, resolutions and established engineering practices.

This position will require knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering, water-distribution systems, sanitary-sewer-collection systems, storm-sewer-collection systems and other utilities such as electric power, gas and fiber optic; civil-construction techniques including concrete formwork and flatwork, pipe installation, establishment of permanent vegetation; Utility design and construction including rehabilitation and maintenance methods.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering. Proficiency in Computer Aided Design civil-engineering software, preferably Autodesk Civil 3D. Valid driver’s license and acceptable MVR.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering functions with emphasis in water and sanitary sewer fields or equivalent required. Successful completion of FE Exam. Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of MS. Experience in Geographic Information System (GIS) including manipulating, analyzing and displaying GIS data to provide land use or other types of municipal information. Understanding and familiarity with preparing studies and plans for water and wastewater plant operations, such as economics of system operation. Salary: Based on the level of qualifications and experience and to establish a progression program to allow retention in the position. Rates will be from grade 14 (range of $44,584 to $$59,336) up to a maximum of grade 16 (range $53,947 to $71,797). You may apply on-line at www.cityofstarkville.org or submit applications along with resume and cover letter to: Randy Boyd, Personnel Officer City of Starkville 101 Lampkin Street Starkville, MS 39759 Phone: (662) 323-2525, ext. 124 Email: r.boyd@cityofstarkville.org The City of Starkville, Mississippi, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate upon the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. The City of Starkville is a smoke-free working environment. The duties and qualifications listed are intended as illustrations of the types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific job duties or qualifications does not exclude them from the position requirement.




(6/18/2015)

ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE - Starkville, MS, Utilities seeks an Engineering Associate. With a population of 24,000, Starkville is a growing city in north central Mississippi. Starkville is the county seat of Oktibbeha County and home to the largest university in the state, Mississippi State University, with a student population exceeding 17,000. Starkville offers a unique blend of old Southern charm and 21st-century technology. The area’s growing economy is supported by a strong base of manufacturing and small businesses, as well as state-of-the-art research and technology companies. The university setting brings to Starkville a diverse international population. The annual Cotton District Arts Festival in Starkville is considered to be one of the top arts festivals in the state. Starkville is also the home of Bulldog Bash, Mississippi’s largest open-air free concert. The Utilities Department’s mission is to supply safe, reliable, and cost-effective utility service to our community. Utilizing new and emerging technology to meet changing customer needs, we provide services to approximately 13,000 residences, businesses, and industries in Starkville and to Mississippi State University. The department has fixed assets of approximately $60M and a current staff of 70 employees. The department is in the early-deployment phase of AMI for both water and electric with expected completion in the summer of 2016. The engineering associate will work under the direct supervision of the Electric Division systems engineer and will perform complex and exacting technical work of engineering design, construction, maintenance, and repair of systems and facilities in support of departmental activities. May act as a project leader for smaller scale and less-complex engineering projects. Will be responsible for the operation and administration of drafting services and engineering records. This position may also work closely with the systems engineer in the Water & Sewer Division and with the GPS coordinator for the department.

Duties will include but are not limited to: 1. Assists in designing project plans and specifications, maintains system maps, and updates apparatus databases. 2. Produces drawings and material lists for electric-facility construction and maintenance; performs all recordkeeping associated with electric-power-system construction and maintenance activities. 3. Performs field inspections of electric facilities to determine adherence of construction activities to specifications. Will also inspect power system facilities for maintenance needs and adherence to NESC. 4. Assist with maintaining traffic signals. 5. Responds to emergency situations, which may include assisting linemen in repairing or restarting circuits, cleaning debris from electric right-of -ways and performing other duties as directed. 6. Must be available for duties as may be required on nights and weekends.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Associate’s degree or a minimum of two years college training in engineering or technically related field. A combination of equivalent education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities may be considered. Must be proficient in the use of Auto-Cad or comparable computer related drafting programs. Must have strong computer and software skills to include Word and Excel and the ability to interpret computerized data. Must possess a valid Mississippi Driver’s License and acceptable MVR.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Completion of associates or bachelor’s degree in engineering or technically related field. Completion of TVPPA staking school(s). Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in an engineering environment in an electric-utility setting. Demonstrated proficiency in staking and the development of job orders and work plans for utility projects. Salary: Based on the level of qualifications and experience and to establish a progression program to allow retention in the position. Rates will be from grade 11 (range of $33,497 to $44,580) up to a maximum of grade 12 (range $36,847 to $49,038). You may apply on-line at www.cityofstarkville.org or submit applications along with resume and cover letter to: Randy Boyd, Personnel Officer City of Starkville 101 Lampkin Street Starkville, MS 39759 Phone: (662) 323-2525, ext. 124 Email: r.boyd@cityofstarkville.org The City of Starkville, Mississippi, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate upon the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. The City of Starkville is a smoke-free working environment. The duties and qualifications listed are intended as illustrations of the types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific job duties or qualifications does not exclude them from the position requirement.




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