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Project Management Advisor

Seattle City Light

Industry: Utility

Job Function: Project Management

Location(s): Seattle, Washington, 98101, United States

Posted: October 13, 2014

Entry Level: No

Job Type: Full-Time

Min Education: Bachelors

Min Experience: 3-5 Years

Salary: $37.00 - $56.00 (Hourly Wage)

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Job Description

SALARY: $37.87 - $56.82 Hourly

LOCATION: North Service Center, 1300 N. 97th St., Seattle, Washington

JOB TYPE: Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time


DEPARTMENT: Seattle City Light

BARGAINING UNIT: Teamsters, Local 763 - Municipal Court

CLOSING DATE 10/28/14 04:00 PM Pacific Time



Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation’s largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. A Project Manager faces many challenges. What is needed to excel in this position is proven experience in Project Management as well as demonstrated diverse experience in technical aspects around utilities. The role requires the ability to work in an environment that is fast paced and the ability to manage aggressive delivery schedules. Also important is the ability to successfully work with technical and non-technical people alike, and a desire to learn new tools, processes and concepts.

The Project Manager works with the “communications engineering” staff and crews to provide project planning and development for the group. This position provides guidance on all agreements tied to SCL communications projects. In addition, facilitate the acquisition of the correct equipment and interfaces with the different segments within the department; i.e. engineering, crews as well as other City Departments. Developing contracts and interagency/interdepartmental agreements to implement work plans that accomplish individual projects. Support to determine the implementation of strategies of in-house/external contracting. Work with individual or unit managers to confirm staffing availability; coordinate engineering inputs; develop and manage SCL communications budget.

This position will report to the Technical Services Manager.


Job Requirements



Education: A degree in engineering or the equivalent combination of education and experience.


Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience directly related to project management (preferably in the utility industry)

Certification/License: Washington State Driver License




Desired Qualifications:


Five (5) years of telecommunications engineering

Five (5) years successfully managing construction projects, including experience working in crew setting and on-site field work

Record of good attendance and punctuality

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent presentation/communication skills

Organizational and leadership skills

Proven abilities in project planning, and resource

Problem-solving capabilities

Quality and detail-oriented

Strong team player in a multi-cultural environment

Self-starter and pro-active

Ability to work independently and meet deadlines under pressure

Knowledge and Interest in continuing to learn and identify new technologies and new tools

Strong understanding of statistical analysis

Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review.


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If you are unable to apply on-line you may submit a paper application by the closing date to our office. OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: Seattle Municipal Tower 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5400 Seattle, WA 98104 206-684-8088 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



The City of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity in the workplace. Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided on request. The City is a Drug Free Workplace.


Job posted on 23 October 2014.

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- NERC Certified System Operator, FL, USA(password)


NERC Certified System Operator

Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Industry: Utility

Location(s): Tampa, Florida, 33601, United States

Posted: October 20, 2014

Job Function: Transmission Analyst

Entry Level: No

Job Type: Full-Time

Min Education: Associates


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Job Description

Coordinates and operates SECI's generating resources and transmission facilities to ensure reliable and economic energy delivery to its member cooperatives while supporting the integrity of Florida's power grid in accordance with federal and regional standards.



Complies with all reliability standards applicable to system operations.

Coordinates and directs the safe and proper operation of all transmission switching operations in compliance with NERC reliability standards, FRCC procedures and Seminole safety and clearance procedures.

Acts in compliance with directives from the FRCC Reliability coordinator.

Manages all generating units and purchase power contract resources such that Seminole's responsibilities to it's members, interconnected grid and transmission service providers are fulfilled.

Acts personally, and directs the actions of others, to recover from system disturbances in coordination with the FRCC Reliability Coordinator and interconnected neighbors.

Acts personally, and directs the actions of others, in taking actions necessary in emergency conditions to maintain the security of the interconnected grid and Seminole facilities. Such action may include interruption of firm customer loads.

Maintains balanced load and generation in accordance with principles of economic dispatch and NERC reliability standards.

Job Requirements



An Associate Degree in electrical technology or the equivalent training is required. Two years of relevant experience may be substituted for one year of college or vise versa.




Three (3) years experience in power systems operations with experience performing duties as a Balancing, Interchange or Transmission Operator and possess a NERC System Operator certification in the applicable area of experience. Or, One (1) year experience as a Associate System Coordinator with Seminole Electric Cooperative Inc., successful completion of Associate System Coordinator training program and has obtained NERC System Operator certification at the level of Balancing, Interchange, and Transmission Operator (BIT) or higher.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Must obtain and retain NERC Certified System Operator status at the level of Balancing, Interchange, and Transmission Operator (BIT) or higher.

Knowledgeable in the fundamentals of power system operations including, but not limited to, economic dispatch, power system monitoring and control, communication and telemetry methods, supervisory control and data acquisition, interchange scheduling, transmission operations including switching and tagging practices, metering practices, system protection, energy accounting procedures, etc.

Must be familiar with FRCC and NERC and (or subsequent regulatory organizations) operating reliability standards, policies and procedures. Must have excellent verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to make sound logical decisions based on available information under extreme stress.

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Power Plant Operator Senior (1180_0004443269-01)

University Of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Job Function: Other

Location(s): Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53201, United States

Posted: October 12, 2014

Entry Level: No

Job Type: Full-Time

Min Experience: None



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Job Description

Power Plant Operator-Senior Facility Services The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Division of Finance & Administrative Affairs is currently seeking a Power Plant Operator-Senior for the Facility Services Department. To view a complete job description and to submit an application, please visit the State of Wisconsin's Employment website at: annoid=78177&jobid=77692&org=286&class=77102&index=true. For the UWM Crime Statistics Annual Report and the Campus Security Policy, please visit This position requires a criminal background check consistent with the WFEA. UWM is an AA/EO employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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