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Electrical Engineer

Belmont Municipal Light Department, Belmont, MA

[Posted 5/24/2017, expires 6/16/2017]

 

Belmont Municipal Light Department (Belmont Light) is accepting applications for an Electrical Engineer to provide technical expertise in the planning and operation of its overhead and underground electrical systems. The Electrical Engineer will work closely with the Director of Operations and Engineering Manager to monitor the overall effectiveness of the utility’s electrical and electronic systems.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, design, and modernize electrical and electronic systems to ensure industry best practices. Investigate engineering problems related to the systems
  • Enhance system reliability, performance, and efficiency
  • Support state and town-driven projects and interact with staff from state and municipal agencies (e.g. MassDOT)
  • Oversee engineering projects and programs
  • Manage and analyze reliability data
  • Prepare and execute switching orders and fault location and repairing
  • Prepare plans and specifications to support field operations
  • Utilize and maintain industry software needed to monitor and control the modernized systems
  • Execute system switching orders, fault locating, and repairs
  • Provide input to system planning and technical specifications of materials and equipment
  • Effectively work with one-line diagrams, blueprints, and maps
  • Perform engineering services for the troubleshooting, testing, and programming of meters, meter reading and related equipment (e.g. instrument transformers, test switches, meter sockets, demand and reactive meters and similar equipment, control and data acquisition equipment)
  • Communicate and provide support to internal as well as external customers when dealing with technical inquiries and requests
  • Provide additional engineering support as needed
  • May participate in on-call rotation to respond to emergencies
  • May be exposed to electrical hazards and inclement weather conditions

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering, or other appropriate engineering field with 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible and practical experience in electrical system design and analysis, preferably in the electric utility industry; or an associate’s degree in electrical engineering with 5 to 7 years of related experience, including at least 2 years in the electric utility industry; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Possession of a valid MA driver’s license
  • Experience with GIS, AutoCAD, SCADA and/or outage management systems a plus
  • Familiarity with OSHA and EPA guidelines also a plus
  • Knowledge of the National Electric Code, and possession of E.I.T or similar electronics certifications highly desired, but not required

 

Salary:

Competitive and commensurate with experience. Full benefits package.

 

To apply:

Applications/Resumes accepted at the Town of Belmont, Human Resources Department, 455 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478, or email humanresources@belmont-ma.gov fax to 617-993-2741 by June 16,2017. EOE

 

 

Apprentice Lineworker

Paxton Municipal Light Department, Paxton, MA

[Posted 5/23/2017]

 

The Town of Paxton Municipal Light Department is seeking applications for a highly motivated full-time Apprentice Line Worker; this position offers a competitive wage, benefits and a great environment to work in. The applicant must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent, ability to work at heights, be mechanically inclined, pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check, a valid Massachusetts CDL-A or B license or be able to obtain one within 5 months, posses a 1B hosting license or be able to obtain within 5 months, and live within 30 minutes from the Town of Paxton. Related training and certifications desired, experience in the electrical trade strongly preferred. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with resume review to begin on 6/8/2017.

 

Paxton Municipal Light Department is an EOE. Please forward resumes preferably by email to jlavallee@paxtonlight.com or mail to Attn: Jason Lavallee, Paxton Municipal Light Department, 578 Pleasant Street, Paxton, MA. 01612.

 

 

TX Fill-In Training Specialist

Northwest Lineman College, Edgewater, FL

[Posted 5/19/2017]

 

ARE YOU A JOURNEY LEVEL LINEWORKER WHO WANTS TO GIVE BACK TO THE TRADE?

Are you retired or interested in working on an on-call/fill-in basis?

If so, we have the perfect position for you!

 

NLC is in the process of developing a pool of skilled instructors who are interested in working on a FILL-IN/ON-CALL basis at our new Denton, Texas campus!

 

You will start at a base wage of $41.20 per hour, a very competitive wage that is above industry standards for the area, and will enjoy a lot of flexibility in your work schedule. You will be responsible for the delivery of competency based field training to students hungry to learn. As a Fill-In Instructor, you will directly impact the skills, knowledge and behavior of a future generation of lineworkers who will benefit from your experience for years to come!

 

And don’t worry, you will get plenty of training, tools and co-worker support!

 

Because we hire only the BEST, you will need to meet the following requirements:

 

  • A high level of integrity, honesty and professionalism
  • Proof of journeyman status by way of DOL card or documented equivalent experience
  • Ability to climb wood or steel structures up to 95 feet in height
  • Ability to effectively train others in a field environment
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations applying to electrical linework such as OSHA, NESC, etc. and, the desire to research and learn current/new regulations
  • Ability to communicate verbally in a professional manner with colleagues, current and potential students, alumni and staff
  • A good driving record and insurable
  • Desire to work in an enriching environment for an employer who cares about your happiness

 

If you would like to learn more about our organization, we encourage you to visit our website at lineman.edu where you can view NLC’s Vision video or give us a call, we would love to talk to you about this position!

 

If you meet these qualifications, and are interested in being considered for this position, submit your cover letter and resume to nlcjobs@lineman.edu. Please be sure to reference “TX Fill-In Training Specialist” in the subject line of your email. What a great way to make some extra income and leave a legacy to the trade!


If hired, you will be working for a 5-time recipient of the “When Work Works” award, which recognizes exemplary employers who create effective, flexible workplaces to increase business and employee success.

 

 

FL Fill-In Training Specialist

Northwest Lineman College, Edgewater, FL

[Posted 5/19/2017]

 

ARE YOU A JOURNEY LEVEL LINEWORKER WHO WANTS TO GIVE BACK TO THE TRADE?

Are you retired or interested in working on an on-call/fill-in basis?

If so, we have the perfect position for you!


NLC is in the process of developing a pool of skilled instructors who are interested in working on a FILL-IN/ON-CALL basis at our new Edgewater, Florida campus!

 

You will start at a base wage of $40.00 per hour, a very competitive wage that is above industry standards for the area, and will enjoy a lot of flexibility in your work schedule. You will be responsible for the delivery of competency based field training to students hungry to learn. As a Fill-In Instructor, you will directly impact the skills, knowledge and behavior of a future generation of lineworkers who will benefit from your experience for years to come!


And don’t worry, you will get plenty of training, tools and co-worker support!


Because we hire only the BEST, you will need to meet the following requirements:

 

  • A high level of integrity, honesty and professionalism
  • Proof of journeyman status by way of DOL card or documented equivalent experience
  • Ability to climb wood or steel structures up to 95 feet in height
  • Ability to effectively train others in a field environment
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations applying to electrical linework such as OSHA, NESC, etc. and, the desire to research and learn current/new regulations
  • Ability to communicate verbally in a professional manner with colleagues, current and potential students, alumni and staff
  • A good driving record and insurable
  • Desire to work in an enriching environment for an employer who cares about your happiness

 

If you would like to learn more about our organization, we encourage you to visit our website at lineman.edu where you can view NLC’s Vision video or give us a call, we would love to talk to you about this position!

 

If you meet these qualifications, and are interested in being considered for this position, submit your cover letter and resume to nlcjobs@lineman.edu. Please be sure to reference “FL Fill-In Training Specialist” in the subject line of your email. What a great way to make some extra income and leave a legacy to the trade!


If hired, you will be working for a 5-time recipient of the “When Work Works” award, which recognizes exemplary employers who create effective, flexible workplaces to increase business and employee success.

 

 

Electrical Mechanic

Belmont Municipal Light Department, Belmont, MA

[Posted 5/5/2017, expires 5/26/2017]

 

Belmont Municipal Light Department (Belmont Light) is accepting applications for a full-time (40 hours/week) Electrical Mechanic. The primary duties of the position will focus on Belmont Light substations, with supplemental duties involving low voltage controls tasks. The core job duties will include:

 

  • Routine substation inspections, including the documenting, re-setting and troubleshooting of various alarms, as well as inspections addressing the condition of various substation equipment, exposing and rectifying potential issues before they have an impact on the Belmont Light system
  • Supporting field operations with routine and emergency switching procedures, including the documenting and analyzing of event data, as well as taking the lead with operating of substation circuit breakers, re-setting of relays, etc.
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting low voltage communications and signal infrastructure, including line reclosers, traffic and street lighting, fire alarm and fiber runs affecting the Belmont Light SCADA system
  • Supporting field operations as needed by acting as a 2nd class line-worker (i.e., by installing service drops, aiding with overhead & underground wire installations and acting as a ground person when required)
  • The electrical mechanic may also participate in the company stand-by rotation responding to emergencies, public inquiries, remove banners, holiday lighting and decorations, ensure that vehicles are properly stocked and maintained for all operations

 

In addition to the core tasks listed above, the ideal candidate for this position will have the experience and ability to perform these additional tasks:

 

  • Periodic testing, maintenance and overhauling of electromechanical and solid state relays as well as high voltage circuit breakers using various test equipment
  • Verifying the correct installation and performance of analog input devices, including the operation of current and voltage transformers
  • Functional testing and troubleshooting of wiring within control circuits, ensuring the correct design and performance (requiring the ability to read and understand various electrical schematics)
  • Timely completion of all maintenance related documentation, ensuring that proper maintenance schedules and records are available

 

Candidates with a high school diploma, relevant vocational/technical training, and previous related work experience will be preferred. Other relevant experience also considered. The position requires possession of a valid MA Commercial Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain such a license, as well as necessary high voltage training/certifications. Subject to federal drug and alcohol testing requirements.  

 

The salary range is competitive and will commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The position is eligible for a generous benefits package, including participation in the Massachusetts State employee retirement system.

 

Applications/Resumes accepted at the Town of Belmont, Human Resources Department, 455 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA  02478.  Email: humanresources@belmont-ma.gov.  Fax : 617-993-2741.

 

EOE

 

 

Electric Utility General Technician

Marblehead Municipal Light Department, Marblehead, MA

[Posted 4/21/2017]

 

The Town of Marblehead, MA, Marblehead Municipal Light Department, is seeking candidates for the newly created position of Electric Utility General Technician. This position will be assisting both the metering and substation departments within the utility. Some examples of essential job functions include removing and installing meters as needed for maintenance, temp. power, non-payment, etc., taking meter readings for certain meters that are not included in the utilities’ smart grid, taking monthly and weekly substation readings, assisting with substation switching during maintenance or emergencies, and assisting the Manager of Technical Operations with the maintenance and upkeep of the smart grid system and fiber optic backhaul. The selected applicant will work with the general guidance of the Lead Meter Technician and Senior Maintenance and Operating Specialist, while working under the general direction and reporting directly to the Manager of Technical Operations. This is a full time, union position, with starting salary ranging from $944.25-$1,189.58 weekly, depending on qualifications and experience.

 

For a full position description, please contact Colin Coleman, Manager of Technical Operations, at 781-631-5600, or by email at ccoleman@marbleheadelectric.com. Applications are available on our website, www.marbleheadelectric.com, or can be picked up at our temporary office location, listed below. To apply, please return a completed application, together with your resume and cover letter, to MARBLEHEAD MUNICIPAL LIGHT DEPARTMENT, Attn: Colin Coleman, Manager of Technical Operations, P.O. Box 369, 40 Tioga Way 3rd Floor, Marblehead, MA 01945. Applications can also be submitted by email to ccoleman@marbleheadelectric.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the initial cutoff date is May 11th, 2017.

 

 

Apprentice Lineworker

Ipswich Municipal Light Department, Ipswich, MA

[Posted 4/20/2017]

 

Town of Ipswich seeks candidates for FT union position of Apprentice Lineworker for the Ipswich Municipal Light Department. Applicants must have ability to attend NEPPA 1st class lineworker training program and valid class B CDL with airbrake endorsement or ability to obtain. Responsibilities include efficient and safe construction, maintenance and repair of the overhead distribution and underground electrical distribution system. Complete job description is available at www.ipswichma.gov/jobs. Hourly rate $27.30 - 32.01

 

To apply send a completed Town application (available online), cover letter & resume to Jennifer Breaker, HR Director, 25 Green Street, Ipswich MA 01938 or jenniferb@ipswich-ma.gov.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled, with initial cut-off date of May 2, 2017.  An EEO/AA employer.  

 

 

Electrical Line Worker, First or Second Class

Paxton Municipal Light Department, Paxton, MA

[Posted 4/19/2017]

 

The Town of Paxton Municipal Light Department has a position for Lineworker. Will consider First or Second Class applicants. Seeking a self-motivated individual with certified journeyman training, capable of working in a small department team environment. The successful candidate will work under the daily direction of a crew leader and will be expected to perform all phases of distribution work including general line construction, substation/distribution maintenance, and working on energized conductors and equipment up to 13,800 volts. Must be available for on-call rotation nights and weekends.

 

Residency within 30 minutes from the Town of Paxton is required. Must hold or be able to obtain a valid Massachusetts Class B CDL drivers license and hydraulic hoisting 1B license.  This position falls under the Department of Transportation drug testing requirements.

 

Paxton Municipal Light Department offers a competitive benefits package and is an EOE.  Please forward resumes preferably by email to jlavallee@paxtonlight.com or mail to Attn: Jason Lavallee, Paxton Municipal Light Department, 578 Pleasant Street, Paxton, MA. 01612. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with resume review starting on May 10th 2017.

 

 

1st Class Lineworker

Ipswich Municipal Light Department, Ipswich, MA

[Posted 4/5/2017]

 

Town of Ipswich seeks candidates for FT union position of 1st Class Lineworker for the Ipswich Municipal Light Department. Two years of satisfactory experience as a 2nd Class Lineworker or comparable position in electric utility industry, completion of 1st class lineworker training, valid class B CDL with airbrake endorsement and DPS Hoisting Engineers License 1B required. Responsibilities include efficient and safe construction, maintenance and repair of the overhead distribution and underground residential distribution (URD) electrical system, and is accountable for the safety, productivity, quality of work performed as assigned. Complete job description is available at www.ipswichma.gov/jobs. Hourly rate $35.26-$41.60

 

To apply send a completed Town application (available online), cover letter & resume to Jennifer Breaker, HR Director, 25 Green Street, Ipswich MA 01938 or jenniferb@ipswich-ma.gov.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled, with initial cut-off date of April 21, 2017.  An EEO/AA employer.  

 

 

Implementation Specialist

Ipswich Municipal Light Department, Ipswich, MA

[Posted 4/5/2017]

 

Town of Ipswich seeks qualified candidates for the newly created exempt full-time position of Implementation Specialist for the Ipswich Municipal Light Department. This is a new position that focuses on execution of projects that will impact the long term value of the organization, rather than the day-to-day operations.  Performs a variety of tasks that address a wide variety of conventional business projects as well as social and environmental initiatives.  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Communications, Environmental Studies or related discipline with 1-3 years relevant experience.  Complete detailed job description & qualifications is available at www.ipswichma.gov/jobs.  Salary position, $50,000-60,000 annually DOQ.

 

To apply send a completed Town application (available online), cover letter & resume to Jennifer Breaker, HR Director, 25 Green Street, Ipswich MA 01938 or jenniferb@ipswich-ma.gov.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled, with initial cut-off date of April 21, 2017.  An EEO/AA employer.

 

 

1st Class Lineworker

Burlington Electric Department, Burlington, VT

[Posted 4/3/2017]

 

The City of Burlington, Vermont, Burlington Electric Department is seeking applications for a highly motivated full-time 1st Class Line Worker; this position offers a competitive wage, benefits and a great environment to work in. The applicant must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent, a minimum of five years of experience as an electric utility lineworker , must have completed a recognized lineworker training program and have an ability to work at heights.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications and resumes should be submitted online, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt for the full job posting.

 

 

Apprentice Lineworker

Merrimac Municipal Light Department, Merrimac, MA

[Posted 3/30/2017]

 

The Town of Merrimac Municipal Light Department is seeking applications for a highly motivated full-time Apprentice Line Worker; this position offers a competitive wage, benefits and a great environment to work in. The applicant must possess a high school diploma or its equivalent, ability to work at heights, be mechanically inclined, pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check, a valid Massachusetts CDL-A license or be able to obtain one within 5 months, posses a 1B and 2A hosting license or be able to obtain within 5 months, and live within 30 minutes from the Town of Merrimac.  Related training and certifications desired, experience in the electrical trade strongly preferred.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with resume review to begin on 4/10/2017.  Applications and resumes should be submitted to Francisco Frias, General Manager, Merrimac Municipal Light Department - 10 West Main Street, Merrimac, Massachusetts 01860 or preferably by email to ffrias@merrimaclight.com. To obtain a copy of the application click on http://cp-stcity.civicplus.com/support/application.pdf

 

  

Safety Administrator

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Plymouth, NH

(Posted 3/17/17)

Education:

A two-year degree in Safety Studies or vocational/technical diploma indicating completion of two years electrical curriculum required.  Fundamentals of electricity and math skills required and selected courses in Safety Engineering Technology such as accident investigation, report writing, load and stress, mechanical drawing and loss control very helpful.  1st Class Lineman is desirable.  Safety certifications desired.

Experience:

A minimum of five to ten years experience in the electric utility field, preferably in rural electrification, focusing on administration of accident prevention and training programs in construction, operation and maintenance, policy development, public safety and federal environmental programs.  Supervisory experience not required but would be useful.  Six months on-the-job experience required before individual is expected to perform tasks routinely and with minimal supervision.

Abilities & skills:

Must be able to communicate effectively using a variety of media and possess above average writing skills.  Familiarity with data input terminal operation would be extremely helpful.  Should be skilled in developing and conducting training programs, determining needs and appraising the effectiveness of such programs.  Must be able to interpret technical writings, research and regulations and communicate them effectively to various groups.

Job Knowledge:

Must have a working knowledge of OSHA, EPA, NESC and DOT regulations and utility construction, operations and maintenance practices as well as ability to research varied reference materials and apply data in day-to-day operations.  Shall be familiar with and able to implement a complete corporate safety program dealing with policy, training, plant and fleet, accident prevention and investigation and to include hazardous waste management.

Working Conditions:

Office and fieldwork required during variable weather conditions; hours may vary due to required meetings outside the normal workday or in response to a hazardous waste emergency.  Extensive travel throughout the state and/or region may be required; occasional travel outside of the state may also be required to attend various meetings and seminars.

Assistance with power restoration efforts is required of all employees during major storms. It may be required during regular business hours that employees will be assigned functions to support power restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal duties. In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours. In order to meet this working condition, all employees are required to provide a personal phone number where they may be reached after hours. This number will only be used for internal purposes.

APPLY: www.nhec.com

EEO Employer F/M/Vet/Disabled

 

 

Associate Energy Analyst

ENE, Foxboro, Ma.

(Posted 3/14/17)

Position Overview: 

The position is responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of Energy New England’s wholesale power supply Operations team, managing load and generation throughout New England both the bilateral and New England spot markets. This position requires strong analytical and communications skills, and a willingness to develop an in-depth understanding of the energy markets 

Key Objectives:

  • Analyze customer historical demand and develop load forecasts
  • Develop reporting templates for both demand and supply
  • Provide portfolio modeling and reporting support
  • Analyze ISO New England forecast, operational and settlement market data and reports
  • Understand ISO market rules and evaluate impacts to customers interests as load servers and generators
  • Participate in regular market assessments and environmental trends that could affect our customer base and our growth strategies.

 

Position Requirements:

  • BS degree in Engineering, Finance, Mathematics or appropriate discipline
  • Expert capabilities with spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications
  • Econometric or financial modeling a plus
  • Database programming ability and/or application development a plus
  • Familiarity with ISO New England or other ISO/RTO market rules a plus 

 

Company Overview:

Energy New England, LLC is a highly successful and profitable energy advisor to the wholesale and retail energy markets, serving the public power, independent power producer, higher education, and commercial and industrial end user communities. We are the largest energy risk management entity dedicated to public power in the Northeast.  We are committed to serving as the preeminent strategic advisor and provider of solutions-based services in risk management, energy trading, energy efficiency, energy conservation and demand response at both the wholesale are retail levels.  We are prudently expanding into new markets and aggressively developing new service offerings to further differentiate ourselves in the marketplace.

 

Attributes:

Individual who is ready to learn, take initiative, and contribute to a team whose activities cover the energy spectrum. This person should be comfortable performing multiple tasks and supporting a variety of initiatives related to energy and supply management, portfolio modeling and optimization, risk and credit management, and renewable energy; a self-starter who is willing to learn the wholesale energy marketplace and has a proficiency in software applications and modeling. Ability to contribute in an entrepreneurial, small company environment.

 

We offer competitive salary and benefits programs, an entrepreneurial work environment and a supportive team structure.  Interested?  Please forward your resume, including salary history as appropriate, to:

 

Lori Anne Burns

Office Manager

Email: LBurns@ene.org

 

 

Energy Efficiency Manager

ENE, Foxboro, Ma.

(Posted 3/14/17)

Position Overview: 

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and growing ENE’s Energy Efficiency business line. The Manager will develop and implement comprehensive plans for electric and gas energy efficiency programs for residential and commercial customers within ENE’s municipal lighting plant (MLP) base of customers. This position will work closely with the municipal utility clients and retail consumers to provide resources and direction to help the utilities achieve their energy efficiency goals.

 

This business division leader will oversee preparation of annual forecasts, budgets and recommendations related to Energy Efficiency programs and service preferences, market penetration and market practices. The leader chosen will define goals, requirements and success criteria for both current and future programs. This leader also manages Energy Advisors and a Customer Service representative in their support of the programs and customers.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Overall direction, management and supervision of the ENE Energy Efficiencyprograms.
  • Managing project budgets and tasks with minimal oversight
  • Communication with internal and external customers and keyconstituents
  • Active communications with MLP general managers, and if applicable local EE staff
  • Manage all aspects of RCS and CES programs including contracts and contract renewals
  • Responsible for development, implementation , monitoring and reporting of all administrative requirements of EE Conservation Programs
  • Tracking industry trends and other market changes that impact energyefficiency
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to assemble and lead teams in the successful completion of majortasks
  • Management of all field audit staff and internal support staff that support the EE, RCS and CES functions
  • Createbudgetsandimplementationplansunderwhichtooperatetheprograms
  • Primary customer contact for all energy efficiency programs (municipal utilities andothers)
  • Development of energy efficiency programs to be delivered to the utilitycustomers
  • Responsible for enhancing and advancing the energy efficiency business line forENE
  • Facilitate process between customers and consultants from implementation to satisfactory completion of work
  • Create and develop new programs for MLP’s (such as the lighting audit program in Norwood) and expand programs and services to grow the business
  • Serve as ENE’s liaison with Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) on Energy Efficiency and grant opportunities and Department of Public Utilities (DPU) on energy efficiency issues
  • Assist in the development and implementation of DOER Grant writing and implementation of projects after grant issuance 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Engineering, Business, Finance, Economics, or related field. Advanced degree is aplus.
  • 5+ years prior experience in the energy efficiencyfield preferred
  • Expert capabilities with spreadsheets, Microsoft Officesuite
  • Strong verbal and written communicationskills
  • Previous Management experience a plus
  • Working knowledge with Energy Efficiency programs in the Commonwealth and with Department of Public Utilities (DPU) and Department of Energy Resources (DOER). Efficiency experience in additional states aplus.

 

Attributes: 

Highly knowledgeable and experienced individual who is comfortable performing multiple tasks and supporting a variety of initiatives in a deadline-driven environment; self-starter who understands the energy efficiency marketplace and can develop and execute programs.

 

Company Overview:

 

Energy New England, LLC is a highly successful energy advisor and risk manager to the Northeast energy community and is the largest trading entity serving public power in the Northeast. We work with public power, independent power producer, higher education, and commercial & industrial customers throughout New England, representing 1,000 MW of load and more than 500 MW of generation. We are committed to being a premier strategic advisor and provider of solutions-based services to the consumers and generators in the energy markets. We are prudently expanding into new markets and aggressively developing new service offerings to further differentiate ourselves in the marketplace.

 Company Overview: 

Energy New England, LLC is a highly successful energy advisor and risk manager to the Northeast energy community and is the largest trading entity serving public power in the Northeast.  We work with public power, independent power producer, higher education, and commercial & industrial customers throughout New England, representing 1,000 MW of load and more than 500 MW of generation. We are committed to being a premier strategic advisor and provider of solutions-based services to the consumers and generators in the energy markets.  We are prudently expanding into new markets and aggressively developing new service offerings to further differentiate ourselves in the marketplace. 

We offer competitive salary and benefits programs, a small company, entrepreneurial work environment and a supportive team structure.  Interested?  Please forward your resume, including salary history, to:

 

Vincent J. Ragucci, III

Energy New England

100 Foxborough Boulevard Suite 110

Foxborough, MA 02035

vragucci@ene.org

No telephone calls please.

 

Energy New England is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Line Worker

Village of Morrisville Water & Light Department, Morrisville, VT.

(Posted 3/9/17)

MW&L is a small rural not-for-profit municipal utility providing water and sewer services in Morristown and electric service to Morristown and six other surrounding communities.

MW&L is seeking an individual to fill a union position opening in its Electric Operations group. This position is part of a 5-person line crew charged with maintaining and improving nearly 213 miles of distribution/transmission lines and works closely with all operation personnel to provide safe, affordable and reliable electric service to 4,000 customers.

General Summary of Job Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Superintendent, the apprentice to Class A line worker, within their current level of experience and knowledge, will be responsible for building, maintaining and repairing overhead and underground power transmission and distribution lines in a safe and effective manner within the established guidelines of industry work practices.

Qualified applicants must at a minimum be adept at climbing poles and proficient in the use of hand tools, such as axes, chainsaws, bars, shovels, etc. Applicants must also be able to handle ropes and tie suitable knots, dig holes, and acquire the ability to properly cut and trim trees and meet the physical demands of the position, including the ability to work in adverse weather conditions for extended hours. Position requires being in an on call rotation and an expectation to be available when weather alerts are received indicating a likelihood of service interruptions.

The applicant must pass a physical and drug test and once hired, must join the IBEW union membership after 6 months of employment. You must be able to respond to the shop within 30 minutes while on call and must be able to perform or learn to work on energized 15 kV lines.

Courtesy in dealing with customers, co-workers and others is essential. Adaptability and willingness to acquire new skills, professional attitude and interest in work, and attention to general work rules and safety procedures are also essential characteristics of the ideal candidate.

All applicants must possess or have the ability to acquire a Vermont commercial driver's license within one year from date of hire.

Submit letter of interest to MW&L's Superintendent, Kevin Newton at kenewton@mwlvt.com.

MW&L is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All new employees filling union positions are on probation for 6 months.

 

Hourly Wage Range: $15.87/hr to $34.54/hr (depending upon experience and qualifications)

Days and Hours of Work: As outlined in the union contract.

Anticipated Start Date: On or before May 1, 2017, depending on qualifications of applicants.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

 

Communications Systems Technician

New Hampshire Electric Coop, Plymouth, NH.

(Posted 3/3/17)

 

Communications Systems Technician

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative

Plymouth, NH

 

EDUCATION:

Successful completion of a secondary two-year training program for electronics or wireless communications or possession of an AA or AS degree.

EXPERIENCE:

Two years of experience that includes repairing and maintaining wireless communications equipment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

Design, build, configure test and install or remove components of communications infrastructure. Read and use schematic diagrams to assemble interconnection components, cabling & equipment into a functional system. Create and maintain documents and records (including drawing – Visio preferred) of communication systems and their configuration.

Monitor and maintain total communications system to support company safety and reliability standards.

Able to interface effectively with outside service vendors to coordinate and monitor NHEC interactions.

Be flexible and able to handle varied work assignments and schedules.

Effectively troubleshoot equipment and network issues, implementing solutions using various pieces of test equipment such as spectrum and communication analyzers, cable sweep testers, watt meters, volt meters etc.

Must have a general understanding of IP networks, switches, routers, patch panels, cabling and fiber optics.

Must have a valid NH driver's license and be able to get a NHDOT-required medical card for the operation of certain commercial vehicles and be able operate off road vehicles and tow a trailer. 

Must have computer skills, be organized, and able to effectively communicate and establish favorable working relationships with others as a team member and also be self-motivated to work independently with a minimum of supervision or guidance to resolve problems.

Must be physically able to work with your hands, bend over, lift up to 70 pounds and hike to remote mountaintop communications sites carrying a 50 pound pack.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

Must have extensive knowledge of the principles of radio communications (i.e. microwave and two way), cellular and fiber optic technologies (theory and a practical understanding of electronics and network communications); with the ability to troubleshoot complex electronic systems. 

Must be knowledgeable of principles of design, installation, operation, maintenance and support of wide area enterprise communication infrastructure including microwave, land mobile radio, fiber optic, Ethernet based IP networks and wireless Ethernet based backhaul communications systems. Knowledge of the electric utility industry preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Job entails considerable periods of walking over a wide range of ground conditions; from flat, hard and level to rough, rocky and steep, to thickly wooded and brush covered.

This position is subject to adverse weather conditions/hazards, and subject to work-related hazards while performing the job within regular working hours and overtime.  Occasional travel for work and training opportunities may be required. 

Assistance with power and/or communications infrastructure restoration efforts is required of all employees. It may be required during regular business hours that employees will be assigned functions to support restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal duties. In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours. In order to meet this working condition, all employees are required to provide a personal phone number where they may be reached after hours. This number will only be used for internal purposes. Some occasional weekend work will be required for the routine operation and maintenance activities, particularly preventative maintenance activities during the spring and summer months.

 

APPLY: www.nhec.com

 

EEO Employer F/M/Vet/Disabled

 

 

Concord Municipal Light Plant

Concord, Ma.

(Posted 2/15/17)

 

 

 

 LINEWORKER – GRADE 3

CONCORD MUNICIPAL LIGHT PLANT

Are you looking for a more challenging, hands-on type of environment where you can

make a difference?

 

Full-time position provides field services related to installation, repair and maintenance of the Town’s overhead and underground transmission/distribution system. Must possess the ability to work at heights and in confined spaces, ability to follow established safety protocols in all aspects of the job and excellent communication & customer service skills; basic job knowledge of utility construction techniques and of the methods, materials, and tools used in electrical construction and maintenance work; basic knowledge of the principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring systems and ability to apply this knowledge to work situations; ability to read and comprehend construction drawings.

Drug/alcohol screening is a condition of employment.  Full salary range $22.29 - $31.62.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with resume review to begin 3/7/2017

 

To obtain the required application form & further information, visit www.concordma.gov/hr or contact HR, Town House, 978-318-3025.  EOE

 

  

 

Journey Level Line Workers (CA.)

Northwest Linemans College

 

HIRING JOURNEY LEVEL LINEWORKERS IN CALIFORNIA

 

POSITION:       Full-Time Exempt

 

SALARY:          $117,104/ year (equivalent to $53.50/ hour)

+$250-$300/ day for special assignments

Outstanding benefits package

 

LOCATION:      Oroville, CA

 

ABOUT NLC

Since its founding in 1993, Northwest Lineman College has been devoted to delivering the benchmark standard of training in the power delivery industry, educating more industry trade professionals annually than any other educational institution in the United States.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

As an NLC instructor (we call them Training Specialists), you will deliver both classroom and field training on a variety of subjects, using curriculum specially developed by NLC. NLC prepares you to deliver this instruction through in-depth training on educational principles and industry standards. Once this initial preparation is complete, additional training assignments on and off site will be available. Your students will include pre-apprentices, apprentices, journey-level lineworkers, and crew leaders from across the nation—sometimes across the world!

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for training
  • Journeyman lineman (certificate of completed apprenticeship required)
  • Knowledge of regulations that apply to electrical linework (OSHA, NESC, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator who knows how to select the right tone and medium for the message
  • Proficient use of computers
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • CDL with good driving record (insurable)
  • High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to climb and work in elevated positions up to 95’
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, to bend and reach and to move or carry items weighing up to 65 lbs
  • Ability to utilize personal fall arrest and positioning device systems within OSHA regulations and manufacturer’s recommendations (combined tool and body weight not to exceed 310 lbs, standard tool weight estimated at 45 lbs)

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submit your résumé, cover letter, and proof of journeyman status to nlcjobs@lineman.edu, ATTN: Micky Rauenhorst. In your cover letter, tell us why you are the best candidate for this position. Please reference “CA Full-Time Training Specialist” in the subject line of your email. All inquiries and submissions kept strictly confidential.

 

For more information about being a training specialist at NLC, please watch the video at http://bit.ly/nlctraining.

 

lineman.edu

 

Northwest Lineman College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and three-time recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.

 

 

Safety and Environmental Specialist

Washington Electric Coop, VT.

 (Posted 2/6/17)

 

WEC was founded in 1939 to bring electricity to rural Vermont communities and to provide our members with a voice in their energy future. WEC continues today with that same spirit as our pioneering founders with a commitment to our environment, communities and our member-owners. We are a not for profit cooperative utility serving our member/owners in 41 towns in central Vermont’s rural landscape.


WEC is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to fill a key position in the organization. The Safety and Environmental Compliance Specialist is part of WEC’s leadership team and is a non-union position. This position reports directly to the Director of Engineering & Operations.


General Summary of Job Responsibilities:


The Safety and Environmental Specialist establishes and promotes a safe, accident free, and healthy work environment by formulating general safety and environmental policies, procedures and programs that comply with local, state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations; coordinates and implements procedures for the reduction and disposal of hazardous waste materials and contaminated objects in compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations; and assists in the purchase of all line materials.


Qualified applicants must possess at a minimum, an associate’s degree in business administration or an occupational and health related field or 6 years’ experience in a safety related position. Additional academic training in construction, supervision, human relations, labor relations, and basic management principles is also beneficial. The ideal applicant should have or must be able to acquire extensive familiarity with all federal and state safety and environmental compliance regulations and reporting requirements, Cooperative policies, safety rules and practices, including but not limited to APPA, NRECA, OSHA, VOSHA, IEEE and NESC. Should also be highly organized, proficient with Microsoft Office; inclusive of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Applicants should also be able to multi-task, maintain confidentiality, work independently, and with high degree of accuracy.


Courtesy in dealing with members, Board Directors, co-workers and others, adaptability and willingness to acquire new skills, professional attitude and interest in work, and attention to general work rules and safety procedures are essential characteristics of the ideal candidate.


Submit letter of interest to WEC’s Human Resources Dept., c/o Cheryl Willette, Director of Finance & Administration, PO Box 8, East Montpelier, VT 05651.


WEC is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

 

Annual Salary Range: $61,020 - $81,360 (depending upon experience and qualifications)
Days and Hours of Work: Monday – Friday
Anticipated Start Date: On or before March 15, 2017
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

 

Systems Engineer

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 1/25/2017]

 

We are seeking qualified applicants for the position of System Engineer.  Successful candidates must have demonstrated electrical engineering distribution design planning, including ability to perform load flow, protection & coordination, short circuit, voltage analysis, life cycle analysis, system loss calculation, pole loading and guy tensioning, in accordance with applicable laws and codes. Strong leadership ability, proven communication skills, ability to analyse complex problems and develop pragmatic solutions and a strong orientation towards customer support are essential. Prior experience with operations and maintenance of 115/34.5/13.8kv lines and substations is preferred.

 

Candidates must have a minimum of five to seven years’ electric utility experience, from three to five years of demonstrated switching and tagging of a system equivalent in complexity and one to three years of demonstrated experience in qualified project management.  You must qualify as a Control Authority and be capable of on-call rotation with the ability to respond for malfunctions of substations, distribution, transmission systems and environmental related matters.

 

The qualified applicant should possess a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering.  Specialization in power systems and experience with SCADA, GIS, Milsoft Engineering software, electrical loading and analysis programs is preferred.

 

Applicants should send their resumes and must include their salary requirements to: Beth-Ellen Antonio, Human Resources Manager, RMLD, 230 Ash Street, Reading, MA  01867 or by e-mail bantonio@rmld.com.  

 

 

Substation Maintenance Technician

Chicopee Electric Light, Chicopee, Ma.

  (Posted 1/9/17)

 

Chicopee Electric Light is currently seeking a Substation Maintenance Technician to operate and maintain the station and distribution equipment.   Under the direction of the Substation foreman, install, maintain, repair, test and adjust electrical equipment and machinery for the purpose of generating electrical power.  Install and wire switchgear, controls, relays, transformers, circuit breakers and charging equipment; clear short circuits; make electrical tests on various S/S equipment and cables, tag and switch power lines.  Perform property maintenance, wireless fire alarm system maintenance, minor radio system maintenance, R.F. I  investigations, periodic inspection and maintenance as well as emergency repairs.  This position will also perform Electric Station Operator Attendant shift work as required.

 

The successful candidate should have 3-5 years practical experience in station maintenance and an associate degree in Electric Technology or related field.   

 

Send resume to Human Resources, Chicopee Electric Light, 725 Front St., Chicopee, Ma 01020

 

 

Journeyman Level Lineworkers

Northwest Lineman College, Edgewater, FL

[Posted 12/5/2016]

 

POSITION:

Full-Time Exempt, Journeyman Level Lineworkers

 

SALARY:

$83,200/yr (equivalent to $40/hr)
+$250-$300/day for special assignments
Outstanding benefits package

 

LOCATION:  Edgewater, Florida

 

ABOUT NLC

Northwest Lineman Center is coming to Florida! Northwest Lineman College has been an industry-leading institution providing power-delivery educational services since 1993. Northwest Lineman Center in Edgewater, Florida will be part of our family of companies. We set the benchmark standard of training for pre-apprentice, apprentice and journey-level lineworkers. But more importantly, we improve the lives of our students and we care about the happiness and well being of our employees. If you want a job with meaning in an environment where excellence truly matters, NLC could be the right choice for you.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

As an NLC instructor (we call them Training Specialists), you will deliver both classroom and field training on a variety of subjects, using curriculum specially developed by NLC. NLC prepares you to deliver this instruction through in-depth training on educational principles and industry standards. Once this initial preparation is complete, additional training assignments on and off site will be available. Your students will include pre-apprentices, apprentices, journey-level lineworkers, and crew leaders from across the nation—sometimes across the world!

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for training
  • Journeyman lineman (certificate of completed apprenticeship required)
  • Knowledge of regulations that apply to electrical linework (OSHA, NESC, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator who knows how to select the right tone and medium for the message
  • Proficient use of computers
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • CDL with good driving record (insurable)
  • High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to climb and work in elevated positions up to 95’
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, to bend and reach and to move or carry items weighing up to 65 lbs
  • Ability to utilize personal fall arrest and positioning device systems within OSHA regulations and manufacturer’s recommendations (combined tool and body weight not to exceed 310 lbs, standard tool weight estimated at 45 lbs)

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submit your résumé, cover letter, and proof of journeyman status to nlcjobs@lineman.edu, ATTN: Micky Rauenhorst. In your cover letter, tell us why you are the best candidate for this position. Please reference “FL Full-Time Training Specialist” in the subject line of your email. All inquiries and submissions kept strictly confidential.

 

For more information about being a training specialist at NLC, please watch the video at http://bit.ly/nlctraining

 

lineman.edu

 

Northwest Lineman College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and three-time recipient of the
Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.

 

 

Journeyman Level Lineworker 

Northwest Lineman College, Denton, TX

[Posted 12/5/2016]

 

POSITION:

Full-Time Journeyman Level Lineworker

 

SALARY:

$85,696/ year (equivalent to $41.20/ hour)
+$250-$300/day for special assignments
Outstanding benefits package

 

LOCATION:  Denton, TX

 

ABOUT NLC

Since its founding in 1993, Northwest Lineman College has been devoted to delivering the benchmark standard of training in the power delivery industry, educating more industry trade professionals annually than any other educational institution in the United States.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

As an NLC training specialist, you will deliver both classroom and field training on a variety of subjects, using curriculum specially developed by NLC. NLC prepares you to deliver this instruction through in-depth training on educational principles and industry standards. Once this initial preparation is complete, additional training assignments on and off site will be available. Your students will include pre-apprentices, apprentices, journey-level lineworkers, and crew leaders from across the nation—sometimes across the world!

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for training
  • Journeyman lineman (certificate of completed apprenticeship required)
  • Knowledge of regulations that apply to electrical linework (OSHA, NESC, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator who knows how to select the right tone and medium for the message
  • Proficient use of computers
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • CDL with good driving record (insurable)
  • High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to climb and work in elevated positions up to 95’
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, to bend and reach and to move or carry items weighing up to 65 lbs
  • Ability to utilize personal fall arrest and positioning device systems within OSHA regulations and manufacturer’s recommendations (combined tool and body weight not to exceed 310 lbs, standard tool weight estimated at 45 lbs)

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submit your résumé, cover letter, and proof of journeyman status to nlcjobs@lineman.edu, ATTN: Micky Rauenhorst. In your cover letter, tell us why you are the best candidate for this position. Please reference “TX Full-Time Training Specialist” in the subject line of your email. All inquiries and submissions kept strictly confidential.

 

For more information about being a training specialist at NLC, please watch the video at http://bit.ly/nlctraining

 

lineman.edu

 

Northwest Lineman College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and three-time recipient of the
Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.

 

 

Journeyman Level Lineworkers

Northwest Lineman College, Oroville, CA

[Posted 12/5/2016]

 

POSITION:

Full-Time Journeyman Level Lineworker

 

SALARY:

$111,280/ year (equivalent to $53.50/ hour)
+$250-$300/ day for special assignments
Outstanding benefits package

 

LOCATION:  Oroville, CA

 

ABOUT NLC

Since its founding in 1993, Northwest Lineman College has been devoted to delivering the benchmark standard of training in the power delivery industry, educating more industry trade professionals annually than any other educational institution in the United States.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

As an NLC training specialist, you will deliver both classroom and field training on a variety of subjects, using curriculum specially developed by NLC. NLC prepares you to deliver this instruction through in-depth training on educational principles and industry standards. Once this initial preparation is complete, additional training assignments on and off site will be available. Your students will include pre-apprentices, apprentices, journey-level lineworkers, and crew leaders from across the nation—sometimes across the world!

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for training
  • Journeyman lineman (certificate of completed apprenticeship required)
  • Knowledge of regulations that apply to electrical linework (OSHA, NESC, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator who knows how to select the right tone and medium for the message
  • Proficient use of computers
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • CDL with good driving record (insurable)
  • High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to climb and work in elevated positions up to 95’
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, to bend and reach and to move or carry items weighing up to 65 lbs
  • Ability to utilize personal fall arrest and positioning device systems within OSHA regulations and manufacturer’s recommendations (combined tool and body weight not to exceed 310 lbs, standard tool weight estimated at 45 lbs)

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submit your résumé, cover letter, and proof of journeyman status to nlcjobs@lineman.edu, ATTN: Micky Rauenhorst. In your cover letter, tell us why you are the best candidate for this position. Please reference “CA Full-Time Training Specialist” in the subject line of your email. All inquiries and submissions kept strictly confidential.

 

For more information about being a training specialist at NLC, please watch the video at http://bit.ly/nlctraining

 

lineman.edu

 

Northwest Lineman College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and three-time recipient of the
Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.

  

 

Senior Technology Systems Engineer 

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Plymouth, NH

[Posted 11/5/2016]

 

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline such as Engineering Technology, Computer Science or Five to Eight years’ proven and relevant experience required. Technical Certifications such Linux Foundation’s Certified Engineer, and/or Microsoft technologies desired. Information Security certifications such as GIAC or equivalent industry certifications desired.

 

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Five to Eight years’ experience in a related field required; customer service experience with systems engineering/admin. Expected to have one to three years’ experience with Linux and Open Source solutions; experience with networking protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and SNMP. Experience with wireless networks required. Knowledge of telecommunications systems, both IP and PBX. Team Leadership or past management a plus.

 

ABILITIES: Must have a valid driver's license and have computer skills, be organized, productive and responsible; must be able to communicate effectively with people by phone, in writing or in person; must be able to interface effectively with internal departments and outside services vendor; must be flexible and able to handle varied work assignments and schedules; must have the ability to troubleshoot both equipment and network problems and implement solutions; must be physically able to lift, bend, and work on ladders to install network infrastructure equipment.

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrated experience with MS Active Directory. Strong experience with MS Exchange Administration and fault tolerant design. Knowledge of troubleshooting techniques and monitoring of systems infrastructure to resolve problems and develop solutions is necessary; knowledge of telephony systems; knowledge of project and process management disciplines is required; Basic knowledge of databases, WMI, SNMP and infrastructure monitoring needed. A strong knowledge of virtualization, storage and backup technologies is also preferred.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Occasional travel throughout the NHEC territory is required. Will require weekend and after hours work on occasion. On-Call rotation duties are required. Assistance with power restoration efforts as required. If necessary, during regular business hours employees will be assigned functions to support power restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal duties. In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours. In order to meet this working condition, all employees are required to provide a personal phone number where they may be reached after hours. This number will only be used for internal purposes.

 

APPLY: www.nhec.com  

 

EEO Employer F/M/Vet/Disabled               

 

 

Power Supply Analyst

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 9/26/2016]

 

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), an electric utility located 14 miles northwest of Boston and serving 30,000 customers in the towns of Reading, Wilmington, North Reading, and Lynnfield Center has the following open position: 

                  

Power Supply Analyst

                              

This position performs duties related to the purchase and sale of electricity such as: assist with short and long term power supply planning, verify and adjust monthly purchase power billings, provide rate design assistance, assist in the design and implementation of Demand Side Management programs and in developing the cost of service study.  Additionally, you will also oversee RMLD’s ISO-New England efforts by maintaining and updating contract databases and confirm and verify bilateral contracts that we have entered into.

 

Successful candidate must have a BS in math, information science, engineering or a related discipline as determined by the RMLD.  A minimum 2-4 years’ experience as an analyst and having the ability to perform complex technical and financial analysis. You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Prior experience with project management, budget preparation and cost control is a plus.  Comprehensive knowledge in strategic resource procurement and ISO-NE Market rules and procedures is preferred. 

 

Qualified applicants should send their resume and must include their salary requirements  to: Beth-Ellen Antonio, Human Resources Manager, RMLD, 230 Ash Street, Reading, MA  01867 or e-mail bantonio@rmld.com.

 

 

Sales and Application Engineer

OMICRON Electronics Corp., USA

[Posted 9/16/2016]

 

Job Classification: Exempt

 

Status: Regular Full-time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

OMICRON is a leading manufacturer of primary and secondary test equipment for electric power systems. The Sales and Application Engineer (North America) will be responsible for developing territorial sales and providing technical support of OMICRON products and services with emphasis on our primary and secondary products and applications in the North East Territory.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Develop business strategies to increase revenue and advance market share of OMICRON
  • Assist in developing, maintaining and improve customer relationships within the Northeast Team
  • Develop, maintain, and improve relationships with key accounts within designated area as assigned by the Area Sales Manager
  • Establish initial communication  with qualified contacts to help arrange customer visits
  • Follow up sales activities on market events such as conferences, user meetings, seminars, and exhibitions
  • Perform on-site demonstrations and assist in post-sale customer training
  • Update and Maintain Customer Relationship Management tools (CRM)
  • Provide update status on all job related to activities to the Area Sales Manager as needed
  • Provide support for customers as required for the NE Territory, assigned by the Area Sales Manager.
  • Become technically proficient in OMICRON products and solutions to best meet market demands and industry requirements

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

  • At least 2 years of experience in power systems, especially in the fields of power system protection and high voltage apparatus
  • Minimum 1 year of sales experience in selling testing equipment, instrumentation or apparatus for the electric power industry
  • Participation in international, national, regional and local conferences, exhibits or seminars.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

  • Ability to schedule and plan strategically or react quickly to a changing working sales environment
  • Knowledge of power generation, transmission and distribution systems and the various apparatus used within these systems
  • Knowledge of testing methodologies and maintenance practices used to assure a continuous and reliable power system
  • Ability to present products, technologies and test methodologies to technicians, engineers, supervisors, managers and executives via telephone, email, visits, exhibits or webinars
  • Ability to perform products demonstrations on-site with or without the assistance of Application Engineers
  • Reputable business and work ethics and personal character
  • Goal and team oriented – willingness to work collectively with others to achieve corporate, regional and personal goals
  • Knowledge and understanding of the organization and business processes employed by electric power companies, government agencies, manufacturers and industrial consumers of bulk power in the North American market
  • A solid working knowledge of MS Office – especially Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Excellent written, speech, presentation and negotiating skills required
  • Able to travel domestically (up to 50%); international travel may be rquired.

 

This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. OMICeRON electronics Corp. USA reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

 

EDUCATION

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering; or certification of completion of an electronic or electrical technical education is required. 

 

This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. OMICRON electronics Corp. USA reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

 

OMICRON provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality or origin, age or disability.

If interested in becoming part of the OMICRON team, please click on the link below and start the application process.  We look forward to hearing from you.

 

https://www.omicronenergy.com/en/careers/vacancies/detail/job/sales-and-application-engineer-ne-territory/461/

 

 

Full-Time Training Specialist

Northwest Lineman College, Oroville, CA

[Posted 9/16/2016]

 

POSITION:   Full-Time Training Specialist
SALARY:

$111,280/year (equivalent to $53.50/ hour)

+$250-$300/day for special assignments

Outstanding benefits package

LOCATION:   Oroville, CA

 

ABOUT NLC

 

Since its founding in 1993, Northwest Lineman College has been devoted to delivering the benchmark standard of training in the power delivery industry, educating more industry trade professionals annually than any other educational institution in the United States.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

 

As an NLC training specialist, you will deliver both classroom and field training on a variety of subjects, using curriculum specially developed by NLC. NLC prepares you to deliver this instruction through in-depth training on educational principles and industry standards. Once this initial preparation is complete, additional training assignments on and off site will be available. Your students will include pre-apprentices, apprentices, journey-level lineworkers, and crew leaders from across the nation—sometimes across the world!

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Passion for training
  • Journeyman lineman (certificate of completed apprenticeship required)
  • Knowledge of regulations that apply to electrical linework (OSHA, NESC, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator who knows how to select the right tone and medium for the message
  • Proficient use of computers
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • CDL with good driving record (insurable)
  • High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Ability to climb and work in elevated positions up to 95’
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, to bend and reach and to move or carry items weighing up to 65 lbs
  • Ability to utilize personal fall arrest and positioning device systems within OSHA regulations and manufacturer’s recommendations (combined tool and body weight not to exceed 310 lbs, standard tool weight estimated at 45 lbs)

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Submit your résumé, cover letter, and proof of journeyman status to nlcjobs@lineman.edu, ATTN: Micky Rauenhorst. In your cover letter, tell us why you are the best candidate for this position. Please reference “CA Full-Time Training Specialist” in the subject line of your email. All inquiries and submissions kept strictly confidential.

 

For more information about being a training specialist at NLC, please watch the video at http://bit.ly/nlctraining.

 

lineman.edu

 

Northwest Lineman College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and three-time recipient of the
Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.

 

 

Full-Time Training Specialist

Northwest Lineman College, Denton, TX

[Posted 9/16/2016]

 

POSITION:   Full-Time Training Specialist
SALARY:

$83,200/year (equivalent to $40/ hour)

+$250-$300/day for special assignments

Outstanding benefits package

LOCATION:   Denton, TX

 

ABOUT NLC

 

Since its founding in 1993, Northwest Lineman College has been devoted to delivering the benchmark standard of training in the power delivery industry, educating more industry trade professionals annually than any other educational institution in the United States.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION

 

As an NLC training specialist, you will deliver both classroom and field training on a variety of subjects, using curriculum specially developed by NLC. NLC prepares you to deliver this instruction through in-depth training on educational principles and industry standards. Once this initial preparation is complete, additional training assignments on and off site will be available. Your students will include pre-apprentices, apprentices, journey-level lineworkers, and crew leaders from across the nation—sometimes across the world!

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Passion for training
  • Journeyman lineman (certificate of completed apprenticeship required)
  • Knowledge of regulations that apply to electrical linework (OSHA, NESC, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator who knows how to select the right tone and medium for the message
  • Proficient use of computers
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • CDL with good driving record (insurable)
  • High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Ability to climb and work in elevated positions up to 95’
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, to bend and reach and to move or carry items weighing up to 65 lbs
  • Ability to utilize personal fall arrest and positioning device systems within OSHA regulations and manufacturer’s recommendations (combined tool and body weight not to exceed 310 lbs, standard tool weight estimated at 45 lbs)

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Submit your résumé, cover letter, and proof of journeyman status to nlcjobs@lineman.edu, ATTN: Micky Rauenhorst. In your cover letter, tell us why you are the best candidate for this position. Please reference “TX Full-Time Training Specialist” in the subject line of your email. All inquiries and submissions kept strictly confidential.

 

For more information about being a training specialist at NLC, please watch the video at http://bit.ly/nlctraining.

 

lineman.edu

 

Northwest Lineman College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and three-time recipient of the
Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.

 

 

Telecommunications Manager

Chicopee Electric Light (CEL), Chicopee, MA

[Posted 9/8/2016]

 

Chicopee Electric Light (“CEL”), a municipal electric utility in Chicopee, Massachusetts is seeking a dynamic individual to lead its fiber optic broadband efforts.  The utility currently leases dark fiber to customers and third party providers throughout the City.  Chicopee Electric Light is planning a phased approach to provide high speed fiber services (internet and voice) to business and residential customers.

 

The Telecomm Manager will be responsible for managing and overseeing CEL’s start up of the fiber to the premise venture.  These responsibilities include:

 

  • Work with third parties to design, purchase equipment and construct the fiber optic network.
  • Hiring and management of personnel to run the department.
  • Development of network policies and procedures.
  • Implementation of fiber broadband business plan.
  • Overseeing the voice and internet  service offerings

 

The ideal candidate must have bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience.  A minimum of 7-10 years experience in the fiber optic and communications industry is required.  Potential applicants should possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to communicate will all levels of employees within the company.  Management experience and the ability to manage large scale telecommunications projects are essential. Interested candidates should send their resume and references to Human Resources at Chicopee Electric Light. blemanski@celd.com. 725 Front Street P.O. Box 405 Chicopee MA. 

 

 

  

Director of Engineering and Grid Services                   
Burlington Electric Department, Burlington, VT

[Posted 5/27/2016]

 

As a public power entity, Burlington Electric Department (BED) will always put the customers – the residents and business owners of Burlington – first when making decisions, all of which will be in the best long-term interest of the city.  BED will continue to employ technically competent employees who are supportive of public power, who have a high ethical standard, and who believe in life-long learning. It will treat its employees fairly and provide the support they need to do the best job they can.

 

BED is currently seeking a Director of Engineering & Grid Services. This role is responsible for the overall strategic management and supervision of BED’s Engineering and Grid Services Areas. The Director of Engineering & Grid Services will be responsible for providing high quality leadership, communication and supervision for this area.

 

This position will oversee the development of BED’s distribution system construction standards. Ensure engineering design compliance with the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), American National Standard Practice for Roadway Lighting, National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), National Electric Code (NEC) and BED Safety Manual. In addition will oversee the development of proper SCADA network and fiber optics documentation, and the development of operating plans for the distribution system, for both normal operations and contingencies.

 

We are seeking a candidate with a Bachelor'sdegree in electrical engineering and ten (10) years experience in Electrical Engineering and in utility management. A State of Vermont Professional Engineering license is also a requirement. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate past experience with utility operations, power supply issues, rate-making, strategic planning and labor relations preferred, leadership and communication skills required and the ability to work well with customers and elected/appointed officials in high public profile positions is essential.

 

For a complete job advertisement and City of Burlington Application visit our website at www.burlingtonvt.gov/HR or contact Human Resources at 802/865-7145. If interested send a resume, cover letter and a completed City of Burlington Application to: City of Burlington, Human Resources Department, 200 Church Street, Suite 102, Burlington, VT 05401. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. EOE

 

 

Senior Operations Engineer 
Burlington Electric Department, VT

 [posted 1/25/2016]

 

WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

 

Burlington Electric Department (BED), the City of Burlington’s award-winning, 100% renewable municipal utility, seeks to fill the full-time position of Senior Operations Engineer.  This position is responsible for the distribution system planning, operations reliability, and efficiency.  This position plays a key role in the development and implementation of SCADA and Smart Grid applications, plus distributed generation.   The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in Electrical Utility Engineering; have their Professional certification as a professional engineer (PE) by the State of Vermont; experience with distribution system software CYME; and knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC) and National Electrical Safety Code (NESC).

 

For a complete job description and City of Burlington Application, please visit www.burlingtonvt.gov/HR or contact Human Resources at 802.865.7145. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and completed City of Burlington Application to: City of Burlington, Human Resources Department, 200 Church Street, Suite 102, Burlington, VT 05401. EOE.

 

 

Electric Utility Electrician 
Town of Wallingford, CT

[posted 1/25/2016]

 

Electric utility is seeking a highly skilled maintenance electrician with extensive substation experience to maintain and repair transmission and distribution class switchgear, bus-work, lightning arrestors, protective relays, insulators, switches power transformers, data circuits, controls and other related components.  Must be a high school/trade school graduate and have 4 years’ experience in the maintenance and operation of electric utility substations and/or utility grade protection and control systems.  Completion of a recognized four (4) year maintenance electrician apprenticeship program may substitute for the experience requirement.  Two (2) years of college-level education or advanced training in related field may substitute for two (2) years of the experience requirement.  Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the State of Connecticut and be able to obtain with 6 months of hire a valid Protective Switching and Tagging Procedure certification from CONVEX or other approved agency.  Wage rate: $34.05 to $36.10 hourly plus an excellent fringe benefit package.  Closing date will be that date the 100th application form/resume is received, or February 19, 2016 whichever occurs first.  Apply:  Personnel Department, Town of Wallingford, 45 South Main Street, Wallingford, CT  06492. (203) 294-2080 / Fax: (203) 294-2084. EOE

 

 

First Class Lineworker/Troubleman
Peabody Municipal Light Plant (PMLP)

[Edited 5/10/2016, updated 7/22/2016]


The Human Resource Department of the PMLP is currently accepting applications for the position of First Class Lineworker/Troubleman (M/F). Interested applicants for this position should possess a valid and active Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution. The PMLP offers an excellent salary/benefit package. The hourly salary for this position is up to $45.02 per hour. The PMLP services approximately 25,000 customers in Peabody and South Lynnfield and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested applicants should apply to Glenn Trueira , Manager, Peabody Municipal Light Plant, 201 Warren Street Extension, Peabody, MA 01960, 978.531.5975 or by email to gtrueira@pmlp.com.

 

 

Electrical Engineer
ControlPoint Technologies


ControlPoint Technologies, Inc. is seeking to fill a full-time Electrical Engineer. Experience and knowledge of power systems (distribution, substations, protection & controls, transmission) would be ideal for this challenging position. The position includes project engineering of design projects associated with utility substations, distribution systems, facility switchgear, and power plant modifications. ControlPoint Technologies provides engineering support and consulting to local utilities throughout the Northeast and New England. We offer a diverse atmosphere that is both challenging and rewarding. A competitive salary is based on level of experience and qualifications.


The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Entry level candidates will be considered. EIT/FE or PE license is required or must be obtained in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Contact Jeffrey Flint at 781/261-9666 extension 27. If interested send a resume, cover letter immediately to: jflint@controlpointtech.com or to 300 Ledgewood Place, Rockland, MA 02370.

 

 

Lineworker 1st Class A
Burlington Electric Department * Increased hourly rate *

[edited 3/29/2016]

 

The Burlington Electric Department is now accepting applications for a 1ST Class Lineworker. This position works in conjunction with other line personnel on BED’s overhead and underground distribution system. The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of five years of experience as an electric utility lineworker required. Compensation for this position: up to $39.5356 per hour. Join BED’s team-oriented environment and send a resume and a completed City of Burlington Application to: HR Dept, 200 Church Street, Ste. 102, Burlington, VT 05401. For a complete description of this position or to obtain an application visit our website at www.burlingtonvt.gov/HR

 

Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. EOE

 

 

First Class Electric Utility Distribution Line Person
Village of Greenport, NY

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village of Greenport is currently accepting applications for the position of first class electric utility distribution line person.

 

Under general supervision, an employee in this class performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of an electric power distribution system within a utilities district. The incumbent may work independently or in a crew depending on the complexity of the task, except that the incumbent will not work on energized lines exceeding 5000 volts except when accompanied. Work is subject to inspection in progress or upon completion by supervisory personnel. Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

 

  • Participates in setting poles, stringing lines and cables and installing commercial and domestic electric service and equipment;
  • Installs and blocks meters; reads meters; makes minor repairs to traffic signals; changes street lights; splices cable;
  • Participates in the construction of new distribution lines, the repair and maintenance of existing lines and services and the installation and repair of transformers, regulators, panel boards, traffic signals, switch gear and related equipment.

 

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS


Working knowledge of the tools and materials used by craftsmen in the electrical and related fields; working knowledge of the codes, standards and regulations of the electric utility field; working knowledge of the theory and principles of electrical distribution systems; some knowledge of electrical circuits and schematics; skill in the use of common mechanical tools and equipment; ability to interpret simple electrical plans, blue prints and diagrams; ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience, and a full benefits package is applicable to this position.

 

Resumes or applications should be directed via mail to: Village of Greenport 236 Third Street, Greenport, NY, 11944, Attn: Village Clerk Sylvia Pirillo or via e-mail at: spirillo@greenportvillage.org.


The Village of Greenport is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, disability or handicap, marital or financial status, military status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or national origin with respect to employment or any employment related matter and the Village of Greenport requires that all contractors participating in contracts for public work in the Village of Greenport and all subcontractors of those contractors comply with that same requirement. The Village of Greenport encourages bids for public contracts and subcontracts of those contracts by minority and women owned contractors and entities and the Village of Greenport may solicit bids and contracts from such entities with respect to the Contract noticed herein.


Dated: October 15, 2015