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Senior Electrical Engineer

AET-Engineering Division, Foxboro, MA

[Posted 11/15/2017]

 

American Electrical Testing Co., LLC (AET) is looking for an experienced Electrical Engineer that can take a project and see it to completion.  The company has an interactive and outgoing team of Professional Engineering and Field Service Technicians with knowledge and skill sets that complement one another.  The work we perform is engaging, and ranges over an array of applications and customers. The requirements for this position include:

 

  • BSEE (Power Systems preferred)
  • EIT certification (PE not required, preferred, but must be eligible)
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in the electrical power industry (hands-on/field experience a plus)
  • Experience in an engineering environment designing and specifying high voltage construction, inspection, testing of facilities and equipment
  • Design, analysis, control, operation and / or protection of utility equipment
  • Knowledge of protective relaying, controls, SCADA and protection applications, protective device coordination, setting and programming of electromechanical and electronic relays including SEL, Basler, ABB, GE, Cooper
  • Design experience of transmission, distribution and Generator Interconnect Substations
  • Design experience of overhead/underground medium voltage distribution systems
  • Knowledge of ASPEN, SKM, EasyPower, ETAP or other utility based software programs
  • Experience with equipment ranging from 2KV thru 500KV upward
  • Ability to perform job tasks in the office as well as the field
  • Ability to interact with clients and develop technical reports in a clear and concise manner
  • Willing to work as project lead or provide supporting role on projects
  • Proficiency of computers using Microsoft programs, AutoCAD, project management software, etc.

 

Please contact John Fattore, AET Staffing Specialist:  jfattore@aetco.us  (781) 821-0122

 

 

Control Room Operator

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 11/09/2017]

 

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 Centre and we are recruiting for the position of Control Room Operator.

 

Operators perform all the functions related to integrated automation subsystems including SCADA, outage management (OMS), GIS and Advanced Metering. You will operate switching equipment for routine or emergency work, communication systems dispatch equipment (two-way radio, cell net, IVR), security monitoring and control and provide basic customer service when office is closed.

 

Position requires shift duty to provide 24-hour/7-day continuous coverage of system operations. Current open shifts may include 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. or a combination split shift of days and nights after completing a comprehensive day-time training period.

 

The successful candidate will have a pleasant telephone manner and demonstrated ability to use two-way radio equipment and operate complex computer systems. The ability to function under pressure is essential. Ideal candidate will have at least one-year technical experience related to an electrical distribution system. Prior experience in switching and/or dispatching of distribution equipment via SCADA is preferred.

 

Interested applicants should forward resume to Beth-Ellen Antonio, Human Resources Manager, RMLD 230 Ash Street, Reading, MA 01867 or E-mail: bantonio@rmld.com.

 

 

First-Class or Second-Class Line Worker

Town of Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department, Wolfeboro, NH

[Posted 11/08/2017]

 

The Town of Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department is seeking a qualified applicant for one First-Class or Second-Class Line Worker.

 

This position’s starting salary is classified in accordance with the Line Worker Job/Wage Classification Schedule of the individual employment agreements between Line Workers and the Town of Wolfeboro.

 

JOB SUMMARY

  

Performs maintenance, construction, and repair activities associated with the operations of an overhead and underground electric distribution system.

 

For a full job description and qualifications, interested and qualified applicants should contact Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department, Director of Operations Barry Muccio, at medassistant@wolfeboronh.us  or call our office at (603) 569-6975.

 

 

Line Division Superintendent

Merrimac Municipal Light Department, Merrimac, MA

[Posted 11/07/2017]

 

The Town of Merrimac Municipal Light Department is seeking qualified candidates for the newly created exempt full-time position of Line Superintendent.   This position is responsible for the management of line division, including budgets, equipment requests, personnel, tools, and materials.  The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of electric utility experience, with experience supervising line personnel, working with budgets, schedules and meeting deadlines.  Candidate must have working knowledge of distribution voltages up to 23kV, substation experience and switching procedures.  Verifiable first-class status and Massachusetts CDL is required. Knowledge of MS Office also required.

 

The successful candidate will report directly to the General Manager, and be responsible for the day to day operations of the Line Department, assist General Manager in the preparation of capital plans, budgets, bid documents, equipment ordering, handle confidential and proprietary information, etc.  Duties will also include, but not be limited to the following:  plan daily work for line crews, supervision of the line crews, ensure safety regulations compliance, plan and perform distribution system maintenance and upgrades, complete required reports, available for after-hours emergencies, including responding to emergencies within 30 minutes when needed.  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. An EEO/AA employer.

 

 

Lineman Apprentice

Hudson Light and Power Department, Hudson, MA

[Posted 10/11/2017, updated 10/12/2017, expires 12/1/2017]

 

The Hudson Light and Power Department (HLPD), located in Hudson Massachusetts, is seeking to fill a Lineman Apprentice position at its Forest Avenue facility.  The Lineman Apprentice will assist the Department in constructing and maintaining the electric distribution and transmission systems. 

 

The ideal candidate must be able to work under direct supervision, follow given instructions and work to attain experience in the trade; and 

 

  • Become knowledgeable of HLPD’s electrical system.
  • Perform varied groundwork and line work duties.
  • Learn to operate equipment and motor vehicles.
  • Be available for emergency calls during non-working hours.
  • Have a Massachusetts driver’s license (CDL preferred).
  • Be capable of obtaining a Massachusetts Hoisting License.
  • Be able to render first aid treatment.
  • Have strong telephone, communication and organizational skills.
  • Be willing to relocate within seven miles of our facility within 6 months.
  • Be able to perform physical work in all weather and at heights.

 

The ideal candidate will also have:

 

  • 5 years professional experience past high school
  • Attended & completed lineman school
  • Be capable of obtaining a medical card

 

Hudson Light and Power offers a four-year Lineman Training Program and an excellent benefits package. Employment applications are available at www.hudsonlight.com and are due by December 1, 2017.  Interested candidates should send completed applications and resumes to Hudson Light and Power Department, 49 Forest Avenue, Hudson MA 01749.

 

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.

 

 

Director of Human Resources

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Plymouth, NH

[Posted 10/4/2017]

 

The Position

 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and partnering closely with the executive leadership team, the Director of Human Resources will seek to understand and embrace the existing culture and people practices at NHEC while simultaneously designing and implementing leading-edge HR services that will transform and serve the future needs of the organization.  We are seeking an individual who embodies the servant leadership model of humility and courage, achieving a balance between honoring the existing culture and people while simultaneously facilitating needed change that will better serve our members and our employees in an industry undergoing unprecedented change.

 

Specific responsibilities will include:

 

  • Leading the effort to be a learning organization that continuously provides opportunities for development and growth, and empowers employees to achieve their full potential to benefit our members
  • Directing the strategy and implementation of recruiting programs and processes that will enable us to hire people with new and different skill sets; this will include increasing employer brand recognition in the marketplace and positioning NHEC as an innovative, exciting, and fulfilling place to work
  • Deepening employee engagement, and instituting consistency of thought, process and practice around employee relations and performance management
  • Serving as a strategic advisor to the executive leadership team as it pertains to organizational design, leadership development, succession planning, and workforce planning
  • Ensuring that employee rewards programs are excellent, and designed to attract and retain the best and most talented employees
  • Assess, make recommendations, and implement appropriate technology platforms to enable better reporting, accurate metrics, and effective decision-making

 

The Person

 

  • First and foremost, someone who will be energized and excited about NHEC’s mission and will thrive with the opportunity to enhance an already great organization
  • An inquisitive, open mind – someone who is interested in finding creative solutions and new ways to support the development of employees
  • Incredible relationship-building skills; collaboration is a key value at NHEC, and this person needs to model excellent communication skills
  • Deep functional HR knowledge, coupled with business acumen and personal credibility
  • Ability to think strategically and execute tactically
  • Familiarity with a variety of learning and talent development “best practice” concepts and procedures in the areas of leadership, management, and technical skills development, coupled with a plan for implementation
  • Prior experience working in small to mid-size organizations; we are excited to recruit someone who has had different industry experiences and who can bring a variety of ideas and solutions to the table
  • Sound judgment and a flexible, outgoing personality; we greatly value a wide range of generations at NHEC, and we seek an individual who will engage effectively with everyone and help us to address the changing demographics that influence our ability to hire and retain a skilled workforce
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, and additional specialized training in organizational development, employee relations, corporate culture, leadership, change management, and training & development is highly desirable
  • A minimum of 10+ years of progressively responsible Human Resources Management experience
  • SPHR or PHR certification is a plus

 

Apply: www.nhec.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.

 

 

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

 

  

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

  

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.

 

 

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

 

 

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

[Posted 5/10/2016, updated 10/5/2017]


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 $46.15 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.