Pension, 401(k), PTO, Disability, Medical, Dental and Vision, Life Insurance, and more
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
We have openings for Journeyman Substation Electricians in Tavernier and Marathon locations.
Responsible for all assignments, directives, schedules, and programs as may be assigned.
Perform all phases of substation construction on 138kv and below voltage equipment including but not limited to: reading and understanding of schematic diagrams and construction drawings, construction of foundations, erecting structures, installation of busses, switches, breakers, transformers, voltage regulators, capacitors, circuit switchers, AC and DC secondary voltage systems, conduit and cable raceways, grounding systems, pulling and terminating of cable, installation of control metering and relay panels, etc.
Perform all phases of substation maintenance on 138kv and below voltage equipment including but not limited to: adjustments of switches, sampling, testing, degasification, and filtering of oil. Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on the following: LTCs, breakers, regulators, transformers, and capacitor banks. Update substation logs and equipment records, maintenance of substation yard, fence, gates, signs, and security systems, troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and stored energy systems, reading, and understanding of schematics and wiring diagrams, etc.
Perform the following tests using manufacturer software (if applicable):contact resistance, insulation resistance (megger), complete set of power factor tests (doble), winding resistance, TTR, high potential (hi-pot), dielectric of oil, SF6 tests (moisture, SO2, purity), breaker timing, battery load, and impedance, infrared thermography (FLIR),
Perform monthly inspections and gather all necessary data for the generation of reports and updating records. Make repairs and corrections on any abnormal findings.
Perform switching and tagging on equipment at all voltages as directed by the system operator or supervisors in accordance with established FKEC practices.
Operate the following equipment: digger derrick, mini excavator, skid steer, trencher, mini backhoe, bucket truck, automobiles, and forklift.
Provide support to the Marathon Generation Plant as needed and the position will be based out of Marathon Generation Plant.
Responsible for the performance of assigned work in accordance with FKEC’s standards and procedures.
Ensure safety rules and requirements are followed in accordance with the FKEC “Basic Life-Saving Rules” and acceptable utility standards.
Must be familiar with and have the ability to use wiring diagrams and schematics as well as the applicable ANSI, IEEE, NESC, and OSHA standards, etc.
Safety – Follow and promote FKEC’s Safety Program and Corporate safety goals.
Communications – Ensure all communications internally and externally are provided in a timely and professional manner. Must possess strong communications skills to effectively interact with all other FKEC departments.
Professional Conduct – Model and encourage the pursuit of company values through examples of leadership, honesty, integrity and respect.
Position requires medium lifting, awkward work positions, and exposure to many adverse elements of weather conditions.
Physical demands: the ability to climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, feel, talk, hear, perform repetitive motions of wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Must be able to exert a force of 100 lbs occasionally.
Working environment: Substation and generating plant environment, subject to extreme heat, excessive noise levels, and vibration, exposure to mineral oil, lubricants, paint, cleaning agents, dust, compressed gases (nitrogen, oxygen, acetylene, SF6 and argon, dry air, etc.). Air-conditioned offices and control houses with access to phones and radiophones.
FKEC Employees in Operations are required to live within the FKEC service territory.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
Training and Experience: Must have completed an approved Substation Electrician Apprenticeship or equivalent. Must have a Florida Class A CDL (or transfer to Florida class A CDL within 6 months). Must be FKEC or equivalent certified for working in or out of the bucket.
Tools: Electrician and mechanic hand tools, air, electric, and hydraulic power tools, chain saws, electrical test equipment, and all specialty tools provided by FKEC.
Must posses a valid Class A CDL with an endorsement for operating vehicles with air brakes. If Class A CDL is not issued by the state of Florida, must be able to transfer to the State of Florida.
FKEC Vision Statement
Carved out of the coral rock that our community is built on, and with a vision as clear as the water surrounding us, Florida Keys Electric Cooperative will be a progressive employer and influential community partner that sets the benchmark in providing high quality, environmentally sensitive, and safe electrical power.
FKEC Mission Statement
FKEC is a member-owned electric utility committed to delivering high quality, competitively priced energy and services for our community.
•Every day we will be guided by integrity, innovation and a commitment to excellence.
•Every day we will consider our employees and members as individuals, respect their dignity and recognize their merit.
•Every day we will strive to better ourselves, assist our co-workers, improve our company and serve our members efficiently and effectively in an environmentally responsible manner.