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Plant operations manager—Platte River Power Authority seeks a plant operations manager to provide vision, direction and supervision to the Operations Department to ensure that the department meets its mission of providing the safest, most cost-efficient and environmentally-responsible production of power, along with maximizing unit availability and reliability. Qualifications: The candidate must be able to successfully lead, motivate, organize and direct the assigned Operations Department supervisors and the employees in plant operations and fuel handling at the Rawhide Energy Station. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in a fossil-fired plant or other industrial facility; a minimum of five years of experience in supervision; and a comprehensive knowledge of the theory, operating practices and problems and procedures for operating equipment and systems in a coal-fired electric generating station or other industrial facility are required. Apply: To apply, complete a Platte River employment application located on the website at under "Careers/Platte River Job Openings" and email it, along with a cover letter and resume, to by the end of the day Monday, May 27.

Electrical planning engineer—The Utilities Commission, city of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., seeks an electrical planning engineer to support electric utility operations. Description: The position is responsible for planning/executing electrical engineering requirements of the commission’s operating systems and represents UC at regulatory agencies, trade organizations and to other utilities. The position reports to the manager of the Engineering Department. Qualifications:Experience with PSS/E and MILSOFT is required. P.E. is preferred. The candidate must have experience in analysis, design and construction/operation of transmission, distribution, substations, generation and NERC regulations and compliance. Compensation: The salary range is $68,868.80 to $79,747.20, based on experience. Apply: For the complete description of this position, please visit our website. EEOC/DFW.

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