Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc. is seeking candidates for the position of Engineer at our headquarters located in Quincy, FL. The position requires a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering. Candidates must be willing to successfully earn EIT certification upon being hired. The selected applicant must have strong public speaking, problem solving, and project management skills. Must also be willing to learn Talquin Electric Cooperative’s engineering guidelines and practices, along with all National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and Rural Utilities Service (RUS) construction requirements that both presently exist and may be developed or rewritten from time to time. Requires a valid driver’s license.
Must be able to pass Cooperative physical examination as well as pre-employment drug screen and background check. Must live at a primary residence located within a 30 minute drive, as determined solely by management, of any Talquin Electric office facility.
RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Perform duties in a safe, satisfactory, competent and timely manner. B. Develop plans for a reliable and economical electric system for both new construction and system improvement projects, including residential and commercial subdivision design. C. Provide accurate cost estimations using current labor rates and material pricing. D. Ensure proper transformer sizing and resource planning through evaluation of submitted load forms for large commercial accounts connecting to TECI’s electric system. E. Coordinate plans for construction of electrical systems. See that all construction complies with RUS Specifications and meets NESC requirements. F. Establish and maintain electrical plant records, easements, maps, inventory sheets, staking sheets, territorial agreement maps, and records. G. Establish and maintain approved RUS work order procedures. H. Provide for and review work order construction inspection and follow up on any corrective measures required. I. Recommend changes in contracts, keep records of contracts on joint-use facilities billing for rentals, and keep records of payments. J. Establish and maintain records on substations, transmission lines, and contract documents. K. Utilize existing TECI distribution model to perform engineering analysis, such as fault current analysis, capacitor placement, motor starting, and voltage drop calculations. L. Facilitate all necessary permitting efforts (transmission, roadway, etc.) associated with new construction and system improvement projects. M. Inform management of engineering recommendations related to the electrical system requirements. N. Coordinate and design all necessary construction efforts associated with roadway projects throughout the TECI territory. O. Work with other Engineering and Operations staff to determine the most cost effective and safest means of electrical service for residential and commercial accounts. P. Coordinate with cross-functional teams for problem solving and process improvement in various aspects of the Cooperative’s everyday business practices. Q. Responsible for support and operation of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for TECI and TWWI. R. Assist the Engineering Supervisor with his or her daily technical and special assignments. S. Perform other duties as assigned.
Talquin offers an excellent benefits package and a compensation structure commensurate with qualifications and representative of the market.
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