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Senior Customer Service Representative

Town of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant, Wellesley, MA

[Posted 9/19/2017, expires 10/8/2017]

 

Responsible for providing the most responsive customer service possible to all Town of Wellesley utility customers by assisting them with any questions/issues with their accounts.  Successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of related experience including the collection of overdue accounts, excellent communication skills, the ability to analyze customer bills and a strong commitment to providing superior customer service.

 

The Town of Wellesley offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. The anticipated hiring range is:  $23.38 - $25.49.  Send cover letter and resume by October 8, 2017:  Wellesley Municipal Light Plant,  Attn:  Debra J. Healy, 4 Municipal Way, Wellesley, MA  02481 or E-mail as a Word document to dhealy@wellesleyma.gov.  AA/EOE.

 

 

Lineman 1st Class

Georgetown Municipal Light Department, Georgetown, MA

[Posted 8/30/2017]

 

The Georgetown Municipal Light Department has an immediate opening for a 1st Class Lineworker.  This is a full time position with a scheduled 4 day work week. A successful applicant must have completed an approved Apprentice Program and have at least 5-10 years’ experience. This position requires a valid Massachusetts CDL Driver License.

 

Primary responsibilities of this position are (but not limited) to the maintenance and repair of Georgetown’s 4KV and 13.8KV overhead and underground electrical distribution system. The hourly salary for this position is up to $41.21 per hour with additional compensation for required “On Call” duties.

 

Interested applicants please send your resume to:

 

David Schofield, General Manager

Georgetown Municipal Light Department

94 Searle Street Georgetown, Ma. 01833

 

or by E mail to dschofield@georgetownlight.com

 

 

Lineworker 2nd Class / Journeyman Lineworker

Washington Electric Coorperative, East Montpelier, VT

[Posted 8/28/2017]

 

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 an individual to fill a union opening in the Operations Department. This position is part of a 13-member line crew charged with maintaining and improving nearly 1,300 miles of distribution/transmission lines and works closely with all operation personnel to assure exemplary member service and reliability for nearly 10,900 Cooperative members.

 

General Summary of Job Responsibilities:

 

Under the general direction of Operation supervisors, the journeyman lineworker, within their current realm 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 long hours.

 

Courtesy in dealing with members, 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.

 

All applicants must possess or have the ability to acquire a Vermont commercial driver's license within one year from date of hire. Entry level applicants should be graduates of approved lineworker training school.

 

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 Employer.

 

Date of Posting:                August 23, 2017

Salary Range:                   $33.08 to $37.03 (depending upon experience and qualifications)

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

Anticipated Start Date:     As soon as possible.

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

 

 

Distribution Technician

Town of Wallingford Electric Utility, Wallingford, CT

[Posted 8/28/2017, expires 9/22/2017]

 

The Town of Wallingford Electric Utility is seeking highly skilled candidates for Distribution Technician.  Applicants must be a H.S. graduate and be fully qualified as a Journeyman Lineman or First Class Lineman.  Hourly rate: $38.16 to $43.22, plus an excellent fringe benefits package.  The closing date for applications is September 22, 2017 Apply:  Personnel Department, Town of Wallingford, 45 South Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492, (203) 294-2080, Fax: (203) 294-2084.  EOE.

 

 

Customer Service / Administrative Assistant

Hudson Light and Power, Hudson, MA

[Posted 8/18/2017]

 

The Hudson Light and Power Department (HLPD), located in Hudson Massachusetts, is seeking to fill a full time Customer Service/Administrative Assistant position.

 

Hudson Light and Power is a municipal electric utility serving the Towns of Hudson and Stow Massachusetts that offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a guaranteed pension.

 

The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and:

  • Five years of customer service experience
  • Administrative Assistant experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with municipal light plants or electric utility operations
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Outlook, file directories, etc.)
  • Familiarity with payroll and human resource activities
  • Ability to learn SEDC billing software
  • Willingness to provide emergency support after hours

 

Duties will include providing customer service via phone and in person, performing Human Resource functions including employee benefits management, tracking employee training and testing, payroll, and hiring administration, and supporting the General Manager and the Board of Commissioners as an Administrative Assistant.  Salary range is between $48,000 and $58,000 per year.

 

Employment applications are available at www.hudsonlight.com and can be submitted via email at info@hudsonlight.com or mailed to Hudson Light and Power Department, 49 Forest Avenue, Hudson MA 01749; ATTN:  Business Manager. Please include a resume along with the application.

 

The Hudson Light and Power Department does not discriminate on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, HIV positive status, or genetic information.

 

 

General Manager

Town of Wallingford, Wallingford, CT

[Posted 7/28/2017, expires 8/28/2017]

 

The Town of Wallingford is seeking a highly experienced leader to manage the Town’s, Electric Utility.  This is very responsible public utility executive work involving directing the daily, short term, and long term operations and activities of the Wallingford Electric Division.  Work involves responsibility for planning, directing, coordinating all of the activities needed for the effective and efficient operation of the Wallingford Electric Division (WED). The General Manager should possess A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related field such as mechanical, civil, or environmental engineering or business or public administration from a recognized college or university, plus twelve (12) years of progressively responsible experience in the electric utility field including at least five (5) years in a management position, or an equivalent combination of education and qualifying experience substituting on a year-for-year basis. The Town offers a competitive salary range of $122,942 - $157,308 per year plus an excellent fringe benefit package. 

 

Applications or resumes will be accepted until August 28, 2017 at the following address: Personnel Department, Town of Wallingford, 45 South Main St., Wallingford, CT 06492, (203) 294-2080. Fax: (203) 294-2084. 

 

EOE

 

 

Journeyman Lineperson

Fishers Island Electric Corporation, Fishers Island, NY

[Posted 7/27/2017]

 

Fishers Island Electric Corporation will accept employment applications for the position of Journeyman Lineperson. Written applications can be obtained from Utility Company Office or online at FIUC.net

 

Position Title:          Journeyman Lineperson

Department:            Utilities - Electric Division

Reports to:              Electric Operations Superintendent

FLSA Status:           Non-Exempt

Approved By:          President

 

SUMMARY

 

Become integral part of a small Island community. Successful candidate will be willing to relocate to Fishers Island NY. Perform work according to applicable Federal and State safety regulations as well as Fishers Island Utilities safety regulations.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Must currently be a Journeyman Lineman.
  • Must meet driver qualification requirements including the possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A.
  • Must be capable of performing all aspects of electric overhead and underground construction and maintenance.
  • Complete all related paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Must be available for emergency call-outs for overtime assignments.
  • Will be required to actively participate in training and retraining programs.
  • Must have effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • The person filling this position must be self-motivated, work well with others, possess a positive attitude, have a commitment to work safely, provide consistent quality customer service, create customer satisfaction and work productively.

 

Perform the duties of lineman classification involving overhead and underground electric distribution systems.

 

Special Instructions:

 

  1. The successful candidate must have the physical ability, endurance, and desire to perform potentially strenuous outdoor work, at all times of the day and night, and under various weather conditions.
  2. The successful applicant will be expected to respond to emergency callouts after normal work hours and on weekends.
  3. The successful candidate must be able to perform safe, proficient, and effective pole-climbing.
  4. Applicants must be self-motivated, work well with others, have a positive attitude and be committed to working safely and productively.

 

Physical Requirements:


Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces. Must be able to move freely, including ability to stoop, crawl, climb and bend at the knees and waist. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted. Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing. May be required to work long and unpredictable hours in times of emergencies or outages. Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather.

 

Applications for employment can be requested by mail or email. If interested please contact the Fishers Island Utility Company at 631-788-7251 X 2014 and ask for Colby Eastwood or email your resume ceastwood@fishersisland.net

 

  

Lineworker 

Groton Electric Light Department, Groton, MA

[Posted 7/19/2017]

 

Groton Electric Light Department, a municipal electric utility located in Groton MA, is seeking applicants for the position of lineworker.  Due to expected retirements, we intend to hire three lineworkers over the next five years. The successful applicants must be able to perform strenuous labor tasks and be available for extended hours when required. Job requirements include operating mechanical equipment and machinery, pole climbing, working with voltages up to 13.8k volts, as well as the ability to frequently lift heavy objects. 

 

Qualified applicants will have the ability to learn through on-the-job training and must have the ability to attend NEPPA lineworker training program.  Experienced lineworkers are welcome to apply.  Applicants must hold a Massachusetts Class B CDL (commercial driver’s license) with airbrake endorsement and DPS Hoisting Engineers License 1B, or ability to obtain within six months. Completion of high school, trade school, or equivalent education with diploma or GED is necessary.  Applicants must also pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug test, and reside within a 30-minute commute of Groton, MA. The Groton Electric Light Department is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits. 

 

To request an application, call 978-448-1150 or e-mail tlemire@grotonelectric.org.

 

 

Apprentice Lineworker 

Merrimac Municipal Light Department, Merrimac, NH

[Posted 7/17/2017]

 

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.  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

 

 

Apprentice Linesperson 

Fishers Island Electric Corporation, Fishers Island, NY

[Posted 7/12/2017]

 

Fishers Island Electric Corporation will accept employment applications for the position of Apprentice Lineperson.   

 

Applications for employment can be requested by mail or email. If interested please contact the Fishers Island Utility Company at 631-788-7251 X 2014 and ask for Colby Eastwood or email your resume ceastwood@fishersisland.net 

 

Position Title:            Apprentice Lineperson

Department:             Utilities - Electric

Division Reports to:   Electric Operations General Foreman

FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt

Approved By:            President   

 

SUMMARY  

 

The Apprentice Lineperson, under the direct supervision of Electric Operations General Foreman, installs, maintains and repairs electrical power distribution equipment.    Applies knowledge of electrical theory and principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in assisting restoration equipment to operation, Promotes good harmony and communication with individuals within the community, Assists higher classification of linepersons in the performance of their duties.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

 

Performs work according to applicable Federal and State safety regulations as well as Fishers Island Utilities safety regulations.  

 

      Apprentice  

 

  1. Works on secondary voltages up to 600 volts with direct supervision.  
  2. Climbs poles, towers, ladders, trees, structures, building, etc.  
  3. Learns rope knot tying, splicing and equipment.  
  4. Stocks and cleans vehicles and equipment.  
  5. Learns proper operations of vehicles and equipment.  
  6. Follows instructions of higher classified employees.  
  7. Frames and installs poles and anchors according to Department standards.  

    Apprentice 12 months  

  8. Learns all secondary connections for single phase and three phase overhead transformer banks and pad mount transformers. transformers.  
  9. Works on and troubleshoots secondary voltages up to 600V without direct supervision.  
  10. Performs simple primary work with direct supervision.  

    Apprentice 24 months  

  11. Learns the primary connection for single phase and three-phase overhead transformers, pad mount transformers, capacitors and voltage regulators.  
  12. Must have in-depth knowledge of the distribution system.  
  13. Cleans, paints and lubricates equipment and vehicles.  
  14. Operates voltmeters, Amp-meters, rotation meters and meter test equipment.  
  15. Rings out meter boxes and installs single-phase meters.  
  16. Operates hydraulic and power equipment.  
  17. Assembles equipment for proper operation.  
  18. Performs basic rigging for lifting, pulling and securing material and equipment.  
  19. Performs simple primary work without direct supervision.  

    Apprentice 36 months  

  20. n-depth knowledge of all single phase, secondary and three phase transformers and primary connections.  
  21. Installs all underground equipment such as conductors, terminations, elbows, splices and related equip ment.  
  22. Installs all equipment such as conductors, cross arms, transformers, poles, anchors and other related equipment.  
  23. Performs work according to Department standards and procedures.  
  24. Performs work without direct supervision.  
  25. Assists in the restoration of power outages.  
  26. Learns the duties of a Journeyman Lineperson.  
  27. Performs all other duties as may be assigned by the Electric Operations General Foreman       

 

QUALIFICATIONS  

 

Must be physically fit and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory, must have excellent communication skills when dealing with employees and the general public, must past background check and Department of Motor Vehicle license check.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 

 

Must maintain and possess as a condition of employment, a valid driver’s license. Individual must be able to obtain a valid Class “A” CDL with airbrake endorsement and meet all D.O.T. requirements within six months of employment.  

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

High school graduate or equivalent required with a basic knowledge of electrical theory and mechanical abilities must successfully complete as a condition of employment an approved apprentice lineperson course provided by the Fishers Island Utility Company.  

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS  

 

Must have the ability to respond in a timely manner to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community, Must be able to speak, understand and comprehend the English language.  

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS  

 

Must possess and demonstrate mechanical aptitude, Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Must be able to read and interpret plans, drawings, specifications, wiring diagrams and schematics, Ability to effectively present information to management.

 

REASONING ABILITY  

 

Ability to understand basic electricity concept, Ability to solve transformer related problems.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger; handle or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and/or hear.  The employee must be able to carry and/or lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.  Must be able to climb poles, trees, steel structures, ladders at elevated heights and operate aerial personnel lifts.    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.   The aforesaid vision requirements can be satisfied with appropriate medically prescribed prescription glasses/lenses when applicable.  

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT  

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The employee may be exposed to high voltage hazards and extreme weather conditions as well as construction sites.  The employee may be required to work after hour emergencies, trouble calls and power restoration.

 

 

Associate Energy Analyst 

Energy New England, Foxborough, MA

[Posted 7/10/2017]

 

Reports to:       Utility Services Manager, ENE

 

Position Overview: 

 

The position is responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of ENE’s wholesale power supply Operations team. The Operations team manages load and generation throughout New England in both the bilateral and 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 Economics, Finance, Accounting, or appropriate discipline
  • Expert capabilities with Microsoft Office applications
  • Familiarity with ISO New England or other ISO/RTO market rules a plus
  • Econometric or financial modeling a plus
  • Database programming ability and/or application development 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, willing to learn the wholesale energy marketplace, proficient in software applications and modeling and has the desire 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

 

 

Generation Management Analyst 

Energy New England, Foxborough, MA

[Posted 7/5/2017]

 

Position:    Generation Management Analyst

Reports to:     Senior Director, Energy Operations

 

Position Overview: 

 

The Asset Management Analyst is responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of Energy New England’s Asset Optimization program as part of the Operations team.  This individual will contribute via generation offer development, coordinating with fuel suppliers, customers, and ISO New England. This includes understanding ISO market rules and developing strategies to maximize customer and generator value while complying with all market rules. Generation technologies include centralized and distributed natural gas and oil fired simple and combined cycle units, cogeneration facilities, and renewable energy facilities including solar, hydro, and wind. Prospective areas of growth include integrating new technologies like energy storage assets and supporting customer electric vehicle programs. This is a key position that requires strong analytical and communications skills, a high degree of flexibility, and an in-depth understanding of the energy markets that will be part of our growing Operations Center capabilities. 

 

Key Objectives:

 

  • Assist in the development of generator evaluation and performance reports
  • Review generator performance from both merchant and load hedging perspectives
  • Monitor spot ISO and forward bilateral fuel and energy markets to asset optimization opportunities.
  • Assist in building models, tools, and processes that support the company’s efficiency and scalability
  • Analyze settlements and market data to complete a wide variety of data requests
  • Provide support to the company’s asset management activities relative to the short and intermediate term fuel, power, and renewable credit markets.
  • Support asset management new business development initiatives
  • Participate in ongoing market assessments and environmental trends that could affect our customer base or support our growth strategies.

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • BS degree in Engineering, Finance, Mathematics or related discipline
  • High degree of competence with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Weekend and off-hour market and bidding coverage required
  • Prior northeast / power pool / RTO market experience in an asset management role a plus
  • 3-5 years experienced preferred, but willing to consider entry-level candidates with relevant industry course study or educational background

 

Attributes:

 

Highly knowledgeable and experienced analyst who is comfortable performing multiple tasks and supporting a variety of initiatives related to asset optimization and risk management; a self-starter who understands or is committed to learning the wholesale energy marketplace and has a proficiency in energy software applications and modeling.

 

Company Overview:

 

Energy New England, LLC is a highly successful and profitable energy advisor to public power, independent power producers, higher education and institutional clients. We are committed to serving as the preeminent strategic advisor and provider of solutions-based services to the client groupings we serve.  At the same time, the company is prudently expanding into new markets and is aggressively developing new service offerings to further differentiate itself in the marketplace.

 

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

 

Ms. Lori Anne Burns, Office Manager

Energy New England

100 Foxborough Boulevard Suite 110

Foxborough, MA 02035

lburns@ene.org

 

Energy New England is an equal opportunity employer

 

 

Director, Regulatory Affairs 

Energy New England, Foxborough, MA

[Posted 7/5/2017]

 

Position:    Director, Regulatory Affairs

Reports to:     Executive Vice President, ENE

 

Position Overview: 

 

The position leads ENE’s participation in the market development process throughout the New  England wholesale energy markets as well as at the federal and state level. ENE currently represents 18 market participants in the NEPOOL stakeholder process representing 1,000 MW of load and 500 MW of generation, and advocates for balanced approaches for both load serving and generation interests. This is a leadership role within the company and the public power sector, and contributes to corporate and customer strategy development. This individual will be responsible for ISO New England and NEPOOL committee meeting coverage and reporting, providing an ‘early warning’ system of market rule changes that impact ENE and its customers,  and for developing strategies to forward the interests of ENE and its customers.. Responsibilities also include identifying business development opportunities and developing the regulatory management services function as a consulting practice.  This is a key position that requires strong analytical and communications skills that support advocacy and problem solving every level with ISO New England , market participants organizations as well as with staff and ENE customers. A high degree of flexibility and an in-depth understanding of the energy markets are required. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • ISO New England and NEPOOL committee coverage and reporting internally and to customers
  • Advocacy of ENE and customer positions with ISO New England  management, FERC, and across all market governance sectors
  • Analyze market rule development, report on impacts for load serving and generation customers; recommend positions as required
  • Participate in ongoing market assessments and environmental trends that could affect our customer base or support our growth strategies.
  • Proxy voting for customers
  • Develop regulatory affairs consulting function and contribute to corporate strategy and business development
  • Supporting FERC filings and interventions, as appropriate
  • Provide direct support to ENE commercial group and ENE customers on issue of mutual concern

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Engineering, Business, Finance, Economics, or related field. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • 5+ years prior ISO NE market experience; PJM or NY ISO a plus
  • Willing to consider less experienced / entry-level candidates with relevant industry course study or educational background
  • Expert capabilities with spreadsheets, Microsoft office suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of the reliability standards of North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and appropriate regional entities
  • Working knowledge of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Northeast state commission proceedings, as appropriate.

 

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 wholesale energy marketplace from both load and generation perspectives.

 

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:

 

Ms. Lori Anne Burns, Office Manager

Energy New England

100 Foxborough Boulevard Suite 110

Foxborough, MA 02035

lburns@ene.org

 

No telephone calls please.

 

Energy New England is an equal opportunity employer.

 

  

System Engineers

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 6/14/2017]

 

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) is 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. We are seeking qualified applicants for the position of System Engineer. The positions of Electrical Engineer, Distribution Engineer I, Senior Distribution Engineer and System Engineer are all part of the Systems Engineer Progression at RMLD.

 

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.


Depending on position placement, candidates must have a minimum of three 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.

 

 

Journeyman Lineman

IBEW Local Union (RI, MA, NH, VT, ME)

[Posted 6/6/2017]

 

Date of Posting: June 6, 2017

Location: RI, MA, NH, VT, ME

Start Date: Immediate

Deadline: Until Jobs are Filled

 

Salary:

Competitive wage and benefits package. Including full Health Package and Pension Plan.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Journeyman Certification
  • Communication skills to function as a member as a highly skilled team
  • CDL B with Air Brakes
  • High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to climb and work in elevated positions
  • Ability to stand or sit for periods of time, bend and reach, move and carry items weighing up to 65lbs

 

How to Apply:

Email resume to resumes@ibew104.org for consideration. Be prepared to supply copies of all licenses, certifications, work history, and proof of training should you be called to interview.

 

 

12-Hour Oiler

Hudson Light and Power Department, Hudson, MA

[Posted 6/1/2017; updated 6/7/2017]

 

The Town of Hudson Light & Power Department, located in Hudson Massachusetts, has an opening for a qualified individual to train as a 12-Hour Oiler at the Cherry Street Generating Station. The 12-Hour Oiler will assist the Operators in maintaining and operating the generators for the production of electricity. Additional responsibilities will include customer service, after-hours dispatch, light janitorial services and substation/general plant maintenance. This position consists of 12-hour shifts, rotating days, nights, and weekends and some holidays; prior experience working rotating shifts is preferred.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in a related field with a strong mechanical background. Applicants must be able to perform heavy physical work outdoors in all seasons. Strong organization and communication skills are necessary. A valid MA driver’s license is required; a CDL license is preferred. Applicant must be capable of obtaining a Massachusetts Hoisting License.


HLPD offers an excellent benefits package including a guaranteed public pension. Applications/resumes will be accepted until the position is filled at the office of Hudson Light and Power, 49 Forest Avenue, Hudson, MA. Applications are available at our web page: www.hudsonlight.com.


Interested candidates should send applications to:

  

Hudson Light and Power Department

49 Forest Avenue

Hudson MA 01749

ATTN: Plant Superintendent


- OR -


info@hudsonlight.com


EOE/AA


The Hudson Light and Power Department does not discriminate on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, HIV positive status, or genetic information.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.  

 

 

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.

 

  

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

 

 

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

 

 

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.

 

 

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               

 

 

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

 

Position:    Generation Management Analyst

Reports to:     Senior Director, Energy Operations

 

Position Overview: 

The Asset Management Analyst is responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of Energy New England’s Asset Optimization program as part of the Operations team.  This individual will contribute via generation offer development, coordinating with fuel suppliers, customers, and ISO New England. This includes understanding ISO market rules and developing strategies to maximize customer and generator value while complying with all market rules. Generation technologies include centralized and distributed natural gas and oil fired simple and combined cycle units, cogeneration facilities, and renewable energy facilities including solar, hydro, and wind. Prospective areas of growth include integrating new technologies like energy storage assets and supporting customer electric vehicle programs. This is a key position that requires strong analytical and communications skills, a high degree of flexibility, and an in-depth understanding of the energy markets that will be part of our growing Operations Center capabilities. 

 

Key Objectives:

  • Assist in the development of generator evaluation and performance reports
  • Review generator performance from both merchant and load hedging perspectives
  • Monitor spot ISO and forward bilateral fuel and energy markets to asset optimization opportunities.
  • Assist in building models, tools, and processes that support the company’s efficiency and scalability
  • Analyze settlements and market data to complete a wide variety of data requests
  • Provide support to the company’s asset management activities relative to the short and intermediate term fuel, power, and renewable credit markets.
  • Support asset management new business development initiatives
  • Participate in ongoing market assessments and environmental trends that could affect our customer base or support our growth strategies.

 

Position Requirements:

  • BS degree in Engineering, Finance, Mathematics or related discipline
  • High degree of competence with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Weekend and off-hour market and bidding coverage required
  • Prior northeast / power pool / RTO market experience in an asset management role a plus
  • 3-5 years experienced preferred, but willing to consider entry-level candidates with relevant industry course study or educational background

 


Attributes:

Highly knowledgeable and experienced analyst who is comfortable performing multiple tasks and supporting a variety of initiatives related to asset optimization and risk management; a self-starter who understands or is committed to learning the wholesale energy marketplace and has a proficiency in energy software applications and modeling.

 

Company Overview:

Energy New England, LLC is a highly successful and profitable energy advisor to public power, independent power producers, higher education and institutional clients. We are committed to serving as the preeminent strategic advisor and provider of solutions-based services to the client groupings we serve.  At the same time, the company is prudently expanding into new markets and is aggressively developing new service offerings to further differentiate itself in the marketplace.

 

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

 

Ms. Lori Anne Burns, Office Manager

Energy New England

100 Foxborough Boulevard Suite 110

Foxborough, MA 02035

 

lburns@ene.org

 

Energy New England is an equal opportunity employer