Career Opportunities


Coastal Electric Cooperative currently seeks applicants for two career jobs. A Vice President of Engineering and an Operations and a Distribution Engineer.

 

VICE PRESIDENT ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS

POSTING PERIOD: 7/16/2019 THROUGH 9/16/2019

FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT

SALARY RANGE: $131,059- $166,593

Position Description: 

Due to an internal promotion, Coastal Electric Cooperative is seeking to fill the VP of Engineering and Operations position. This position will oversee the long and short range planning design, inspection of substations and of distribution, transmission, and other facilities. This position will also direct the overall functions of Engineering and Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct the development of long and short range plans for the operation of the distribution system.  Develop department methods and procedures.
  • Direct all distribution engineering activities and establish engineering standards.
  • Direct all line construction, maintenance and operations activities.
  • Oversee the development of specifications of material and equipment.
  • Occasional travel to attend meetings and conferences.
  • Perform all other job-related duties as assigned by CEO.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Professional Engineering License in the State of Georgia is required.

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in engineering and construction management for electric utilities and training in SCADA, ITS, AMI, OMS, CIS, and GIS is required.
  • Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering with 20 years of experience in electrical utilities and training in the aforementioned systems will be considered. 
  • Ability to effectively present information to Board of Directors both verbally and in written form. 
  • Must be able to apply advanced mathematical concepts and operations. 
  • Self-motivated and ability to motivate employees under your supervision.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, safety and other work related material.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must process computer skills and be able to operate standard office equipment. 
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license as use of company vehicles is required in this job.
  • Ability to work nonstandard work hours and be available twenty-four (24) hours each day unless on approved vacation. 
  • Must live or relocate within 30 minutes of the Midway, GA office.

Work Environment:

 The duties of this job are primarily indoors. Employee will occasionally be exposed to adverse weather conditions.

This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. Coastal Electric Cooperative reserves the right to revise or change the job responsibilities for this position as the need arises. This job posting does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

 Relocation assistance is available for this position. A successful candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment screening process to include a drug screening and background investigation.  Contact Human Resources if a reasonable accommodation is needed.

Coastal Electric Cooperative

offers excellent benefits including

medical, dental, retirement plan and 401(k).

To be considered for this position,

please send cover letter, resume and salary requirement to:

The HR Team at recruiting@coastalelectric.coop.

COASTAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION,

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, DRUG FREE WORKPLACE EMPLOYER


DISTRIBUTION ENGINEER

POSTING PERIOD:  6/5/2019 THROUGH 8/31/2019

FLSA STATUS:  EXEMPT

SALARY RANGE: $77, 087- $103,701

Position Description: 

Coastal Electric Cooperative is currently seeking a Distribution Engineer to provide technical assistance to field personnel and administer technology implementation in the substation and distribution systems.  The Distribution Engineer is also responsible for the analysis and function of engineering applications such as SCADA, AMI, and EA programs that integrate with GIS and OMS systems.

Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare substation feeder analysis showing all critical attributes of the feeder including circuit loading, voltage drop, device coordination and fault currents using Milsoft engineering analysis software.
  • Administer the Aclara Automated Meter Infrastructure for the reading of meters, control of disconnect collars, and data analysis.
  • Administer and maintain all substation controls, reclosers, breakers, and voltage regulators with Schweitzer (SEL) relays and associated software.
  • Administer Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) for the monitoring and control of substation equipment and the collection of historical data and events, currently the Survalent.
  • Power quality analysis, instrumentation, and monitoring of electric service, including the interpretation of harmonic and meter data.
  • Prepare reports to management on operations and interpret technical data relative to the electric distribution system.
  • Evaluates and prepares construction standards following the RUS format and RUS approved materials.
  • Functions as a project manager and directs appropriate personnel as required to implement engineering systems.
  • Prepare plans, specifications, and cost estimates for electric system construction projects and work plan.
  • Perform all other job-related duties assigned by management.

Position Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • 5 years of experience is preferred or
  • Associate of Science degree in Engineering with 10+ years of experience is required
  • Experience in SQL and Oracle database structure will be beneficial with the management of several engineering applications.
  • Familiarity with overhead and underground distribution design, National Electric Safety Code, and National Electric Code.
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills with a proficiency in verbal and written communications.
  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, programming, safety materials, and other work-related material.
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 40 pounds with assistance.
  • Must be proficient in the use of a personal computer and applications customarily used in an office and engineering environment.
  • Able to work nonstandard work hours or weekends as needed.
  • Must live or relocate within 30 minutes of the Midway, GA office.
  • Must have the ability to acquire and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Work Environment: 

The duties are performed both indoor and in outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in this environment is usually moderate.  The employee will be required to utilize specific safety equipment and follow all safety rules.

This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. Coastal Electric Cooperative reserves the right to revise or change the job responsibilities for this position as the need arises. This job posting does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.  A successful candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment screening process to include a drug screening and background investigation.  Contact Human Resources if a reasonable accommodation is needed.

Coastal Electric Cooperative

offers excellent benefits including

medical, dental, retirement plan and 401(k).

To be considered for this position,

please send cover letter, resume and salary requirement to:

The HR Team at recruiting@coastalelectric.coop.

COASTAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION,

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, DRUG FREE WORKPLACE EMPLOYER