Coweta-Fayette EMC, to include its subsidiaries True Natural Gas and Relyco Security Resources, is an equal opportunity employer and is recognized as one of the most progressive electric membership cooperatives serving customers in portions of six counties. Coweta-Fayette EMC offers a competitive wage and benefits package for full-time employees.

As part of our efforts to extend employment opportunities within our recruitment area, we encourage applicants to submit applications that meet the minimum job specifications for the following position(s):

System Administrator I

Role and Responsibilities

To ensure the stability and integrity of the Cooperative’s systems by planning, installing, supporting, and optimizing all local and cloud corporate servers, associated software, communication links, and components (UPSs, and other associated hardware).

The minimum job qualifications for this position are:

  • achelor Degree in Computer Science or related field required.
  • Minimum of five years related work experience; 4 additional years of related work experience may be substituted for Bachelor Degree.
  • Progression to Level II will be at management’s discretion.
  • Requires proven expertise in the fundamentals of LANs and advanced knowledge of server hardware and software.
  • Requires proven expertise in intermediate fundamentals of servers, switches, and routers.
  • Requires the capability of performing job duties with little or no supervision.
  • Must have experience with Dell hardware, LAN/WAN fundamentals, and Windows Server 2016
  • Prefer experience with Windows Server 2019, Cisco phone system, Quest Rapid Recovery Software, Quest Kace, SEDC, HP Nimble SAN, VMware, DR Planning
  • Effectively and accurately performs the following functions:

  • Establish, maintain, and monitor connectivity to the corporate networked device and ensuring available bandwidth for core business functions.
  • Restrict unwarranted access to networked devices while providing and maintaining the necessary security to protect the Cooperative’s networked systems from malicious threats.
  • Maintain optimal performance and availability by analyzing networked systems traffic, tuning performance, and making recommendations to improve reliability where possible.
  • Troubleshoot network issues resolving server, wide-area, and local-area network outage and performance issues and escalating problems to vendor when necessary.
  • Collaborate with management and department leaders to design and establish server solutions and assess near- and long-term capacity needs.
  • Continuously evaluate corporate needs to determine when upgrades of equipment and/or services will be required while staying informed and evaluating the latest technologies for possible application within the Cooperative.
  • Ensure network and IP connectivity of all workstations, application servers, and back-end office infrastructure replacing equipment and components when necessary.
  • Develop and implement procedures and guidelines for asset management including inventory maintenance, related documentation, and technical specifications.
  • Educate end-users by designing and conducting training programs on the procedures and guidelines relating to system administration, usage, and disaster recovery.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Develop and administer all backup procedures for servers including data at a secure offsite storage facility.
  • Assist third-party vendors needing access or interconnectivity with any of the interdepartmental hosts, servers, or local/wide area networks to obtain as smooth and seamless a connection as possible.
  • Report any network use to the Manager of Information Technology that might be deemed in violation of Company policy.
  • Demonstrate empathy and responsiveness to internal and external customer needs by being timely and following through on requests. Document infrastructure and topology, updating annually
  • Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Light work. Involves sitting most of the time with more walking and standing than sedentary work.
  • Walking, standing, and exerting up to 10 pounds of force frequently.
  • Required to be available and accessible to work irregular hours during emergency situations.
  • Requires travel both inside and outside the cooperative’s service territory.
  • Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
  • Requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, fingering, talking, and hearing.
  • Required to have close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribe; read and edit extensively, and view a computer terminal.
  • Engineering Intern

    Roles and Responsibilies

    The Engineering Intern will learn the roles and duties of the engineering department while providing support as needed under the direction of their supervisor.

    The minimum job qualifications for this position are:

  • In the process of obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering.
  • Prior experience with SCADA and related communications preferred.
  • Understanding of electrical distribution systems and their operation is preferred.
  • Prefer ability to develop and support MS Access, MS SQL server and/or Oracle database applications.
  • Must be innovative and demonstrate exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Required to perform job functions with little or no supervision.
  • Effectively and accurately performs the following functions based on progression level:

  • Ride along with EMC personnel to learn power system design and construction.
  • Assist the engineering department with projects as needed.
  • Assist in communications projects as needed.
  • Learn to program and test field equipment.
  • Perform field collection of data and system verification.
  • Create engineering documentation and presentations.
  • Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Lightwork. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Approximately 60% outdoor fieldwork and 40% general office environment.
  • Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Use of fingers and hands to operate a computer.
  • Controller

    Role and Responsibilities

    To advise the Chief Financial Officer on all financial matters and assist in performing the duties necessary to effectively and efficiently direct and oversee the finance and accounting activities of the Cooperative.

    The minimum job qualifications for this position are:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
    • Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration preferred.
    • Certified Public Accountant certification preferred.
    • 5 years of progressively responsible financial management experience with an electric utility or related experience.
    • 3 -5 years of supervisory experience preferred.
    • Knowledge and experience in the operation of an accounting system per RUS’s Uniform System of Accounts preferred.
    • General knowledge of overall operations of an electric utility preferred.
    • General knowledge in the areas of expense analysis, accounts payable, payroll, property records and long-term debt acquisition.
    • Must be accurate in detailed analysis and computational tasks.
    • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

    Effectively and accurately performs the following functions:

    • Manage and provide leadership to accounting and payroll employees.
    • Develop and implement financial reports which are consistent with generally accepted accounting principles and establish policies for financial control.
    • Develop operating procedures and utilize equipment and technology that will improve productivity, customer service, safety, and employee morale.
    • Plan, organize direct, coordinate, and control work activities of team members.
    • Set individual performance goals, evaluate performance, and train/develop team members' skills, knowledge, and abilities.
    • Maintain loan fund records and prepare loan fund requisitions.
    • Develop and maintain primary relationships with Financial Institutions to enable the Cooperative to procure the necessary funding for growth and expansion.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal control processes, monitor organizational compliance with existing internal controls, propose improvements to these controls, and direct the implementation when appropriate.
    • Establish and maintain efficient accounting systems providing complete and accurate records of the Cooperative’s assets, liabilities, and financial transactions in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and RUS accounting standards.
    • Monitor and analyze the effectiveness and legal compliance of the Cooperative’s capital credit management policies and procedures.
    • Conduct special cost studies and financial analysis as requested by departments of the Cooperative.
    • Oversee the annual audit and aid external auditors.
    • Process all bank wire transfers.
    • Supervise the processing and recordkeeping of the accounts payable, payroll and benefits, work order, and continuing property records.
    • Plan and prepare the annual budget, regularly monitoring and working closely with management staff in taking timely action to ensure that budgets and financial plans stay within approved levels.
    • Prepare long-range financial forecasts and recommendations, maintain an excellent knowledge of the electric utility industry, the economy, and other trends and forecasts to ensure proactive steps are taken to optimize developing conditions.
    • Develop cash requirements and debt portfolio strategy consistent with the risk tolerance set by the Board of Directors, ensuring adequate short-term cash and maximizing the investment of available excess cash.
    • Prepare, file, and review corporate tax returns, overseeing audits or strategies to minimize tax liabilities and maximize tax savings opportunities.

    Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

    • Sedentary work. Involves sitting most of the time.
    • Walking, standing, and exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally.
    • Required to be available and accessible to work irregular hours during emergency situations.
    • Requires travel both inside and outside the cooperative’s service territory.
    • Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
    • Requires repetitive motion with hands and fingers such as dialing and keyboarding.
    • Required to have close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribe; read and edit extensively; and view a computer terminal.
    • Must be able to communicate clearly and accurately and possess good hearing.

    It is the practice of Coweta-Fayette EMC to accept applications for existing vacancies only. Individuals can apply by downloading and completing the application linked above and returning it by email to apply@utility.org, by mail or in-person via our drive-thru during business hours to 807 Collinsworth Rd., Palmetto, GA 30268.

    The job description is an overview of the major responsibilities of the position. It is not intended to cover each aspect of the position as duties may be temporarily altered based on the business needs of Coweta-Fayette EMC. The basic requirement of every position is to perform all tasks as assigned by your supervisor. All employees of Coweta-Fayette EMC are expected to demonstrate an awareness that each job exists to effectively serve each and every member.

    Coweta-Fayette EMC is a Drug Free Workplace. All new hires are required to successfully pass Coweta-Fayette EMC’s pre-employment physical exam and drug screen as well as a background check.

    Applicants with disabilities who need assistance with the application process and interested persons with questions can contact Melissa Watson at (770) 252-7419, or mwatson@utility.org

    Coweta-Fayette EMC is an Equal Opportunity Provider Employer, including disbility/vets

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