Like flying drones? Looking for a challenging job that allows you to make a difference in your community? Enjoy working with the public and with an energized team? Is safety your #1 priority? Do you like to troubleshoot and problem solve? If this appeals to you, then this job may be for you! CHELCO is accepting applications for a Power Quality Specialist to join their Power Quality Team.
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.
As a Power Quality Specialist, you would ensure continuous and dependable electric service through the testing and maintenance on low voltage electric plant facilities. You would oversee the drone maintenance and inspection program. Provide field support services to improve the cooperative’s performance and productivity. You support and assist CHELCO’s Power Quality efforts by ensuring associated equipment is functioning within the standards.
CHELCO may consider hiring a higher class Power Quality Technician depending upon the selected candidate’s experience, knowledge, and abilities.
High School diploma or equivalent and at least seven years of related experience; or at least two years as a Certified Journeyman Lineman; or at least two years of college/Associate’s degree and at least four years of related experience; or a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience.
Must have an effective working knowledge of standard electrical distribution equipment and electric industry standards.
Must have basic computer proficiency and the ability to learn various programs similar to Microsoft Office and SCADA.
Must be familiar with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) database.
Experience with the Yukon Feeder Automation (YFA) system is preferred.
Must have knowledge of NESC, NEC, OSHA and local, state, and federal codes.
CHELCO is located in Northwest Florida. The area offers outstanding recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities. The historic DeFuniak Springs area has a reasonable cost of living, while still having easy access to the amenities available to those living on Florida’s northern Gulf Coast.
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 10/10/19 through 8:30 am 10/31/19. 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