Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) is a progressive member owned utility with a service area that spreads from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay. REC serves over 165,000 connections in portions of 22 Virginia counties. REC has a job opening for the position of Director of System Planning and Engineering Design in Fredericksburg, Virginia. A four (4) year electrical engineering degree or equivalent is required with a Bachelor of Science in engineering. A Virginia Professional Engineer registration preferred. Must complete at least one (1) professional development activity annually. Ten (10) years of progressively responsible utility engineering experience including supervisory responsibility. Experience should include distribution and transmission, system protection and coordination, planning, line design, RUS regulations, generation interconnections, and contractual requirements. Must be knowledgeable about general distribution engineering in the areas of system coordination, distribution system analysis, generator interconnections, and work plan preparation. Must have experience working with federal, state, and local agencies on engineering related matters. Must possess basic computer skills, to include a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including, but not limited to: Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint as required by job responsibilities. Must also have a working knowledge of database and engineering programs. Must be able to organize, schedule work and bring projects to closure individually and as a team. Must also be able to create and maintain good records. Must be able to complete detailed system protection and distribution analysis studies. Must be able to learn to use WindMil Distribution System Analysis Software, CYMMTCC Coordination Software, WMIS Work Management Software, and MapBook Geographic Information System. Must be able to learn and perform all other job requirements of the job description in a reasonable time. Must be able to provide technical advice on all related design matters to the Manager of Engineering and Power Supply. Must support the Cooperative on all matters related to established policies and procedures. Must be willing to perform other duties as assigned. Most work will be done at the Fredericksburg office with some at district offices or in the field under a variety of weather conditions. Occasional travel for training will be required. Subject to call at any time for electrical system emergencies.
Candidates interested in applying for this position should submit their cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Job Code #64FB11122018 – REC - Human Resources, P.O. Box 7388, Fredericksburg, VA 22404 or e-mail to email@example.com or fax to 540-891-5990.
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Internal Number: 64FB11122018
About Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
REC'S mission is to enhance the lives of the members and communities we serve by providing safe, reliable and affordable electric service as good stewards of the environment.
REC is a member-owned utility that provides electric service to over 165,000 connections in portions of 22 Virginia counties. The Cooperative was formed in 1980 after the consolidation of two cooperatives, Virginia Electric Cooperative in Bowling Green and Northern Piedmont Electric Cooperative in Culpeper. The Cooperative's general office is in Spotsylvania County.
REC operates and maintains more than 17,000 miles of power lines through its service area, which ranges from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay. The Cooperative serves a variety of residential, commercial and industrial accounts. REC provides the electricity for such familiar names as Kings Dominion Amusement Park, Equinix, Inc., Merillat Industries, General Electric, Axalta, Kraft Foods Group, Inc. and Southeastern Container, Inc.
The Cooperative is guided by a board of directors, also member-owners of REC, and who are elected by REC's other members during the annual meeting. Directors serve three-year terms.