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ELECTRICAL ENGINEER I/II- Athens, AL, Electric Department seeks an Electrical Engineer I/II. Under direction of the Electrical Distribution Engineer, provides professional electrical engineering support for the Electric Department. Assist with planning, designing, and implementing authoritative technical studies and special construction projects. Applies general guidelines to specific cases in order to analyze results and recommend new procedures. Assist Electrical Distribution Engineer with planning facilities and resolving problems for industrial and commercial customers. Assist other department personnel with questions regarding compliance with the National Electric Code (NEC) and National Electric Safety Code (NESC).
Job Requirements include, but are not limited to the following: high-school diploma or equivalency, four-year degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. Valid Alabama driver’s license. TVPPA Certified Power Technology certificate. Alabama Fundamentals of Engineering Certification (FE) within two years. Alabama Professional Engineering license (PE) within six years. Work Experience/Related Job Knowledge: general knowledge of the NEC and NESC (may be acquired on the job). Knowledge of electrical transmission/distribution systems in order to analyze system problems or evaluate system characteristics (may be acquired on the job). Engineering skills to perform complex calculations manually or with a computer. Skills to perform high level technical analysis both manually and with a computer. Knowledge of computer hardware and software including Milsoft’s WindMil, LightTable, DisPatch, Calls Manager, and Report Viewer. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, and other software (may be acquired on the job). Ability to interpret industry standards and practices (may be acquired on the job). Knowledge of installation/maintenance of hardware, software, and communication equipment associated with the department’s SCADA system (may be acquired on the job). Knowledge of mechanical, solid state, and micro-processor protective relays. Calculation of relay settings. Proper coordination of system protective devices (may be acquired on the job).
Communication/Interpersonal/Supervisory Skills: Strong communication/writing skills. Computer proficient. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to deal with the general public and irate individuals with courtesy and respect. Strong organizational skills. Physical Requirements/General Abilities – Ability to perform all essential job functions. Physical and mental capacity and ability to safely drive a vehicle. Ability to get in and out of a vehicle freely. Ability to perform recurring walking, standing, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time and to walk over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces. Ability to work non-standard hours, overtime, holidays, and weekends as needed. Ability to be on-call as required. Ability to travel overnight and attend training as needed. Knowledge of city and state codes and ordinances (may be acquired on the job).
City application required. Apply at Human Resources, City Municipal Offices, located 1806 Wilkinson Street, top level of Athens Utilities Headquarters Building, Athens, AL. Applications close 4:30 p.m. CT, Dec. 30, 2015. Classified, non-exempt Pay Grade for Engineer I: 12 Salary Range: $24.15/hr. to $32.67/hr. Pay Grade for Engineer II: 13 Salary Range: $26.80/hr. to $36.28/hr.
Inquiries: 256-233-8737. www.athensal.us. The City of Athens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all facets of the Americans with Disabilities Act. All reasonable accommodations will be considered for qualified applicants. The City is a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen and physical required. The City of Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services, programs, or activities.


COMMUNICATIONS/PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR – Volunteer Energy Cooperative (VEC), a member-owned electric utility, seeks a highly motivated and dedicated individual for the position of Communications/Public Relations Coordinator in our Marketing/Economic Development Department in Decatur, TN. The primary mission of the Communications/Public Relations Coordinator is to facilitate effective communications between the cooperative and its various constituencies. This person provides relevant information in a timely manner to internal and external publics through electronic media, publications, announcements, special events, and programs. The Communication/Public Relations Coordinator is responsible for an extensive list of youth programs sanctioned by the cooperative. Duties include but are not limited to the following: 1. Disseminate information to members through the news media and cooperative publications, programs, brochures, and other media 2. Manage electronic and social-media content 3. Produce and present consumer-information programs to adult and youth audiences 4. Serve as primary contact for youth programs and coordinate such programs, including but not limited to tours and visits, leadership activities, camps, and the VEC scholarship program 5. Prepare advertising and marketing items for newspapers and radio stations 6. Create and update website with current information important to the public 7. Convey the importance of electrical safety to internal and external publics through demonstrations, presentations, written and oral communications, and other methods.

Bachelor’s degree with a major in public relations/journalism/communications or five (5) years of closely related experience required. Demonstrated publication design skills and ability to write and effectively communicate in journalistic style. Demonstrated experience with website maintenance and social media. Ability to effectively operate digital cameras and audio-visual equipment. Willingness to work outside of regular business hours, including nights and weekends, as necessary. Must relate well with internal and external customers and work as an effective team member. Ability to operate personal computer, copier, and fax machine. Excellent skills in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, internet applications and email. Excellent grammar skills. Ability to review written material for errors and omissions. Please submit resume to Human Resources, P.O. Box 277, Decatur, TN, 37322 or Fax: 423-334-7102. Deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. EOE

(11/18/2015) ENGINEERING ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Middle Tennessee Electric Corporation is seeking dynamic individual to assist the Engineering department personnel in our corporate office. Must be a high-school graduate or equivalent. Must have four (4) years of clerical experience, including computer experience, filing, and letter composition. Must possess a good understanding of writing styles, correct grammar, and punctuation. Must be able to follow written and verbal directives and communicate well. Must be able to retain information and organize and prioritize multiple tasks. Responsibilities will include providing administrative services to the vice president of Engineering and the Engineering department, as required, that will, through maximum confidence and quality of job performance, contribute to the efforts in obtaining the Engineering department’s objectives; and to promote a smooth and coordinated flow of department engineering material within the department and with other departments. Excellent benefit package. MTEMC employment application and transcript of grades are required. Apply in writing before Dec. 4, 2015, to: MTEMC Human Resources, 555 New Salem Highway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129. Applications received after closing date will not be accepted. “Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.” www.mtemc.com Toll Free Job Line – 1-877-99MTEMC


SYSTEMS CONTROL OPERATOR - Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Engineering team in our systems control center located at our corporate office. The successful candidate must be a high- school graduate or equivalent; four-year degree in a related field from an accredited college preferred. Entry level position. Classification into the second level requires basic experience in a systems-control environment performing OMS, SCADA, and related system functions. Classification into the final level requires continuous satisfactory job performance, successful completion of required training, and the ability to manage all areas of electrical system operation and restoration. Progression to each level is subject to supervisor recommendation.

A minimum of five (5) years’ experience related to this work is required. Will be working shift work in seven (7) day operation which will require both night and weekend work schedule. Responsibilities include performing the functions necessary to direct, monitor, and operate the MTEMC electric-distribution system in a safe, efficient, and reliable manner, and be able to exercise quick decision making in accordance with normal and emergency procedures. Excellent benefits package. MTEMC employment application and transcript of grades are required. Apply in writing before Dec. 4, 2015, to: Human Resources, 555 New Salem Highway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129. Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted. “Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.” www.mtemc.com Toll Free Job Line – 1-877-99MTEMC


GENERAL MANAGER - The Russellville Electric Plant Board (EPBsmartnet), Russellville, KY, is accepting résumés for the position of General Manager. The successful candidate will provide exceptional management of and leadership for a municipally owned public-utility system, including electric and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) triple-play broadband services.

Applicants should (a) reside in or be willing to relocate into the EPB Electric service territory, (b) have a minimum of a four-year degree in engineering, business or related field from an accredited university and (c) have 10 years of experience in progressively responsible positions, preferably with an electric and/or broadband utility, with a minimum of five years of supervisory experience on the senior-management level.

Requires high-level written and oral communication skills. Résumé must include a summary of education, work experience, accomplishments relevant to the position and contact information for three work references and two personal references. Include official transcript, community involvement, and salary history and salary expectations. Submissions will be accepted through Dec. 31, 2015 or until the position is filled. Mail résumé and supporting documents to: Search Committee, P. O. Box 1085, Russellville, KY 42276. The Russellville, KY, Electric Plant Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(11/5/2015) ELECTRICAL ENGINEER - Clinton (TN) Utilities Board (CUB) seeks a highly motivated individual for the position of Electrical Engineer. This position performs all types of work relative to the engineering of overhead and underground distribution lines serving residential, commercial, and industrial customers. This position is responsible for extensive coordination with customers and various other departments of the board to ensure electric service is provided as efficiently and professionally as practicable. This is an excellent career opportunity for candidates who possess the following requirements: BS degree in electrical engineering from an accredited four-year college or university (P.E. preferred), 2-5 years progressive experience in the electric-utility industry, accomplished project management/analytical skills, strong written and oral communication skills and excellent computer skills. Must have (or be able to obtain) and maintain a valid Tennessee driver's license. CUB offers a competitive salary and benefits package together with a working environment conducive to personal and professional growth. CUB is a member of the Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace Program and an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position will remain open until filled. Submit resume in confidence to: Clinton Utilities Board, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 296, Clinton, TN 37717, or email to sjent@clintonub.com. Visit www.clintonub.com for more information about this position.


ELECTRICAL ENGINEER - Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corp. is one of the fastest-growing electric-distribution cooperatives in the Tennessee Valley and the fastest-growing cooperative in Kentucky. We are located in Bowling Green and are seeking an Electrical Engineer. We are a 62,000-member distribution cooperative serving parts of eight counties. We have over 5,700 miles of power lines and 37 substations.

Candidate should possess a BS in Electrical Engineering with a Power Systems Option and EIT/FE certification from an ABET-accredited program. Practical experience of 2-5 years in an electric utility is highly desirable. Candidate must possess high technical skills, problem-solving skills, written and verbal communications skills, and project-management skills. He/she must have working knowledge of an electrical utility including system-protection schemes, symmetrical components, safety regulations and construction projects. Candidate should possess the ability to understand electrical schematics and wiring diagrams. A background in utility modeling software, such as MilSoft WindMil, is desired. Candidate must be proficient in the use of personal computers and software including Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Candidate must be willing to work outside in all weather conditions and inside electrical substations. Most importantly, candidates should have a stong desire to continuously learn.

Warren RECC offers an excellent benefits package including: Defined Benefit Plan, 401k, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation & sick pay, and some relocation expenses. This position's salary range will be $75,000+ depending on the level of experience. For information about this position go to www.wrecc.com. WRECC is an Equal Opportunity Provider and employer.

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