Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU), the 5th largest municipal electric utility in Florida, seeks a Principal Engineer for the Work and Resource Management (WARM) Division who will perform high level, independent, professional and technical work with a focus on Electric Utility Distribution Systems Planning. The primary attribute of this position will include knowledge of planning industry standard electric utility distribution systems.
Job functions include but not limited to:
· Prepares or coordinates the preparation, review, and approval of engineering analyses, specifications, and reports for complex projects.
· Plans, organizes, and supervises the work of engineer(s), utility designer(s), engineering technician(s) and/or consultants. Evaluates progress and performance of the staff and results obtained, and recommends major changes to achieve overall objectives. May involve performance management responsibilities.
· Initiates and maintains extensive contacts with key engineers and officials of other organizations, requiring skill in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues. Requires guidance by management in addressing customer requirements.
· The individual contributor may serve as a resource or guide by advising others on how to use processes within a system or as a member of a collaborative problem-solving .
To be considered for this position you must possess a Bachelor degree in Engineering from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited educational institute and eight (8) or more years of experience in the electric distribution planning of major electric utility distribution projects.
Appropriate co-op or internship time and/or an advanced degree in engineering, business or other relevant courses (e.g., planning, public administration, etc.) of study may be recognized for up to one year of experience.