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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

Orlando Utilities Commission Orlando, FL

Orlando, FL
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



Number of Openings: 1

OUC The Reliable One, an industry leader as the second largest municipal utility in Florida, is looking for qualified individuals to be part of our growing team. We are looking for self-motivated, creative professional who can assist with achieving our vision of being recognized as the best utility in the nation. In addition, we are seeking individuals who are interested in working for a family friendly employer. OUC ranked #13 out of the Top 100 Companies for Working Families in Central Florida.

We are seeking an individual for a Regular position as a ENGINEER, SYSTEM PROTECTION in the Electric & Water Delivery Division.


Provide engineering support and design within the system protection area.



Engineers drawings associated with protective relaying;

Studies faults, relay settings, and calculations, and validate relay files;

Perform line testing for impedance measurements, verify relay settings and line impedance calculations and maintain line impedance and relay settings;

Analyze system disturbances and verifies relay operations;

Supports field personnel;

Maintain breaker ratings for North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) compliance;

Assist on Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC) and NERC requirements;

Perform other duties as assigned.


* Working knowledge of all, but not limited to, the following:

o Relay Database;

o Relay Test Reports;

o Fault Records analysis;

o System Protection Standards;

o Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and NERC Standards;

o NERC Audit Worksheet;

o Protective System maintenance program;

o Protective relay settings;

o Generator and Substation Schematics;

* Familiarity with all, but not limited to, the following:

o Software Applications (i.e. AutoCAD, Aspen, Fault Analysis, and Relay Programming);

o Equipment (i.e. Multimeter, Impedance Test equipment);

o Vendor specific software for relay programming;

o Related industry, organizational and departmental policies, practices, and procedures; legal guidelines, ordinances, and laws;

* Good communication skills, both verbal and written;

* Good planning and coordination of work skills;

* Ability to work with field personnel;

* Perform integral and derivative calculus;

* Understand and apply governmental accounting practices in maintenance of financial records;

* Ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals, and compute rates, ratios, and percentages;

* Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and standard office equipment (telephone, computer, copier, etc.).


Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or related field of study from an ABET accredited college or university and Minimum of one (1) year of engineering experience in the electric utility industry; system protection preferred

Rate of Pay: DE05E Salary $65,336.00 - 98,004.00

Based on an applicants qualifications an individual maybe considered for a lower or higher job classification in the same job family.

OUC The Reliable One is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed through responsible management policies to recruit, hire, promote, train, transfer, compensate, and administer all other personnel actions without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information and any other factor prohibited under applicable federal, state, and local civil rights laws, rules and regulations.

OUC Offers a competitive compensation & benefits package which includes paid medical program for employee, free life insurance, hybrid retirement package, paid vacation, holidays, and sick time.