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Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company. 

 We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.   

 Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do.  

Title: Engineer - Distribution Reliability Progression 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

 

 

POSITION CONCEPT 
Develop the long term distribution reliability plan for Energy Delivery. Conduct detailed analysis that accounts for contingencies of various elements of the distribution system.  Model various distributed energy sources on the distribution system (solar, batteries, EVs) and analyze long term impacts to the system.  Perform Fault Location, Isolation and Service Restoration (FLISR) analysis and recommend projects needed to ensure the distribution system is capable of handling various contingency scenarios. Coordinate plans and projects with System Planning, various Grid Modernization teams and the Distribution Control Center (DCC). 

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (D&R) 

  • Perform long term FLISR analysis to ensure proper reserves on the distribution system, and if not recommend long term mitigation projects.
  • Coordinate with GIS team, System Planning, Grid Modernization and DCC to model the most accurate current and long term forecasts in the load flow analysis software.
  • Analyze new load flow software and new software functionality in order to more easily model and analyze various impacts of DERs and EVs along with FLISR.
  • Perform contingency analysis for various reliability teams as needed
  • Coordinate with SPP, Distribution Engineering, DCC, RTU and other departments to ensure FLISR projects are implemented properly. 


Education 
Required:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.   
Preferred:    Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.


Licenses/Certifications 
Preferred:    Florida Professional Engineers License (Required at the Senior Consulting Engineer level).

 

Experience 
Engineer I Experience
Required: 
   Minimum of 18 months of experience as an Engineer performing work related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position;


Engineer II  Experience

Required:    Minimum of 4 years of experience as an Engineer performing work related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this posit

 

Engineer III  Experience

Required:   Minimum of 8 years of experience as an Engineer performing work related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position.
Required:  Related experience consists of Engineering in TEC or another electric utility; in TEC Distribution Engineering, Operations or Planning in roles such as System Planner, Distribution Design Technician (DDT), Distribution Design Support Technician (DDST).
Preferred:    Minimum of five years of engineering experience; Experience in contingency analysis of the distribution system; Experience in the operations and maintenance best practices, risk management and capital planning in power delivery distribution or a closely related industry.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA) 
Required
:    Familiarity of power system analysis concepts. Ability to analyze data and develop, coordinate, and implement action plans for associated improvements and accomplishments of goals; Must have the analytical abilities to identify problem situations and solve those of a routine nature, and/or have the initiative to find resolution of more complex issues through appropriate means or resources as needed.
Must have the ability to competently utilize various computer applications and effectively work in database environments to complete day-to-day job assignments efficiently (computer literacy).  Must be proficient in the dimensions noted below.
Preferred:    Proficiency in a Distribution load flow analysis tool (ex. Synergi, CYME). Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint). Demonstrated knowledge of Transmission, Distribution & Substation systems. 

 

JOB RELATED LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES   

  • Safety Health & the Environment
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Builds Strong Collaborative Relationships 
  • Cultivates and Embraces Change
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers 


WORKING CONDITIONS 
Must be able to work irregular hours, overtime and possible holidays.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ REQUIREMENTS 
Walking (sometimes on uneven surface.

 

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