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ENGINEERING SPECIALIST I - 61000124

Date:  Sep 16, 2022
Location: 

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Requisition No: 702875 

Agency: Public Service Commission

Working Title: ENGINEERING SPECIALIST I - 61000124

Position Number: 61000124 

Salary:  $38,429.56 

Posting Closing Date: 09/29/2022 

August 2, 2022

 

Florida Public Service Commission 

 

Division of Engineering

 

Engineering Specialist I

 

Career Service - Open Competitive

 

 

Position Number: 61000124

 

Anticipated Hiring Salary or Range: $38,429.56

 

County: Leon

 

City: Tallahassee

 

Advertisement No.: 22041

 

Application Deadline: August 16, 2022

 

The Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) is committed to making sure that Florida's consumers receive some of their most essential services — electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater — in a safe, reasonable, and reliable manner. In doing so, the FPSC exercises regulatory authority over utilities in one or more of three key areas: rate base/economic regulation; competitive market oversight; and monitoring of safety, reliability, and service.

 

Description of Job Duties:

Assists with the analysis and evaluation of utilities’ gas distribution systems to ensure that adequate safety measures are taken to protect the public from hazards. Assists with the evaluation of gas distribution equipment and apparatus to ensure appropriate design, materials and application. Determines if installations comply with state and federal fuels.

 

Must have the ability to complete PHMSA Natural Gas Training Courses.

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in an area of engineering.

 

Special consideration will be given to applicants with the ability to review, analyze, and evaluate data and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

 

Special consideration will be given to applicants who have knowledge in the gas safety industry or have completed PHMSA TQ Training for natural gas safety.

 

Information verifying answers to the Qualifying Questions must be found on the Employment Application.

 

Background investigations, including criminal history record checks and education verifications, will be conducted on all applicants recommended for hiring. You may be required to provide your Social Security Number in order to conduct this background check.

 

Employment Eligibility:

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The Florida Public Service Commission participates in the Department of Homeland Security’s Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify) to assist in this required verification process.

 

Civil Service Law requires all males born after December 31, 1959, to register with the Selective Service System unless they meet certain exemptions under the law. Failing to register when required makes one ineligible for appointment.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee