CHELCO seeks System Protection Supervisor-Eglin AFB
We are a progressive, member-owned electric cooperative based in DeFuniak Springs, Florida that offers its employees the opportunity to contribute to the quality of life of our members, communities, and employees. We are looking for a System Protection Supervisor to perform duties related to maintaining system capacity in the transmission and distribution for our Eglin AFB Utility Privatization contract.
CHELCO serves 59,915 service locations (53,000-accounts), primarily serving two counties from the Alabama state line to the Emerald Coast beaches on the Gulf of Mexico in the panhandle of Florida. CHELCO strives to continuously promote the quality of life for our members, employees, and communities. We are a company dedicated to ensuring member satisfaction, safety, and reliability while controlling costs for our members.
Our mission is to safely provide quality services and product at a competitive value while adhering to the cooperative principles.
Our service territory is very diverse ranging from 4 meters per mile to 76 meters per mile.
CHELCO owns and operates the distribution and transmission system on Eglin AFB through a 50-year utility privatization contract.
Our cooperative is a family environment while still pursuing excellence in all our endeavors.
We’re looking for a System Protection Supervisor-Eglin AFB, reporting directly to the Director of Engineering & Operations-Eglin AFB, to help us achieve our vision of improved quality of life for our members, employees, and communities and support the engineering needs of our Eglin AFB Utility Privatization contract. This position will also assist the Engineering Design team in the powerline design of new infrastructure to serve the base’s future needs as well as providing direct engineering support to the Director of Engineering & Operations- Eglin AFB. This position will report daily to the newly-constructed CHELCO Service Center located on Eglin AFB.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, with at least 5 years directly related experience in the electric distribution or related industry. Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering preferred.
Must have knowledge of cooperative software such as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) database, Milsoft Windmil or similar engineering analysis software, and QEI WorldView map display. Knowledge of Yukon Feeder Automation (YFA) software, preferred.
Must have a working knowledge of distribution equipment, electrical line design construction/staking, and power distribution system layouts.
Must have knowledge of NESC, NEC, OSHA and local, state, and federal codes.
Must be able to obtain base access for Eglin AFB.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Ensures overall Eglin transmission and distribution system capacity is adequate at all times and system reliability is fully optimized.
Plans, designs, and analyzes overhead and underground distribution lines, distribution substations, low voltage switchgear, power system communications, relay and protection, and other power system facilities.
Assists in performing system simulation studies, economic analysis, and preparation of specifications and design of electrical plans for residential and commercial customers as described in CHELCO’s System Design and Operational Criteria (SDOC).
Plans, designs, and analyzes major work plans that consist of high quality, well-integrated, reliable overhead and underground distribution power lines, relays and protections and other power system facilities that ensure a fully optimized and adequate electrical distribution system.
Supervises and supports the Senior Power Quality Technician.
Fills in for the Director of Engineering & Operations-Eglin AFB, when required.
CHELCO is located in Northwest Florida. The area offers outstanding recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities.
Why Should You Apply? This job will give you the opportunity to . . .
Work for a progressive, community-focused company
Work with a strong, goal-oriented, experienced team
Contribute to the quality of life of our members, community, and employees
Receive exceptional benefits and competitive pay
CHELCO proudly offers its employees medical, dental, vision, flexible savings or health savings account, NRECA pension plan, 401k with company match, life insurance, short-term disability, education/professional development, wellness and safety program incentives, generous paid time off, volunteer time off, and ten paid holidays a year.
Applications accepted from 09/17/19 until the close of business 10/17/19. Apply at http://www.chelco.com/careers. Resumes and cover letters only with a completed application. Questions? Call HR, 850-307-1127. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified. Drug Free-EOE-M/F/Disability/Veteran
Internal Number: 2019-2020-05
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