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Assistant Utility Director

Town of Danvers, Electric, Danvers, MA

[Posted 12/12/2018]

 

Danvers, MA (Pop. 27,000) Desirable and fiscally sound North Shore community seeks an experienced and energetic leader to join the management team as the Assistant Utility Director of the Department of Public Works Electric Division. Under the general direction of the Director of Public Works and Utilities, plans, organizes and supervises the daily and long-term planning of electric service to the community in order to ensure sufficient and reliable service for all customers.

 

The successful candidate will work with electrical engineering staff, Town of Danvers personnel, joint action agencies, consultants and customers to manage the business aspect of the Electric Division operations. This includes power supply, rate programs, energy efficiency programs, security lighting, project billing, metering, and other similar tasks. The position will initiate and prepare the annual divisional budget in coordination with the Director of Public Works and Utilities, the Director of Engineering and Operations, and the DPW Business Division. The Assistant Utility Director will also serve as the lead and work with the Utility Director and Director of Human Resources on all division personnel and contractual issues.

 

The ideal candidate will bring a selfless attitude and creative approach to his or her work, possess a sense of humor along with a sense of urgency, and embrace inclusion, integrity, accountability, collaboration, and positivity as core values.  A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Business, Public Administration, or related field; a master’s degree preferred.  5+ years of progressively responsible experience in municipal utility work including management responsibilities; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience with a degree in finance or public administration preferred.  Salary range is $99,989 to $133,479; starting salary anticipated to be in the upper $120,000 range, depending on experience and qualifications — generous benefits package.

 

For a complete job description, please visit www.danversma.gov/jobs  on the link above.  Please send cover letter and resume to mcarroll@danversma.gov.  Priority consideration will be given to resumes received by December 28, 2018. The position is open until filled.

 

 

Staff Accountant

Belmont Light Department, Belmont, MA

[Posted 12/06/2018, expires 1/18/2019]

 

Salary Range: $73,349.01-$84,142.76

 

Applicants must submit the required Town of Belmont application form, resume and cover letter to the Town’s Human Resources Department by the closing date of January 18, 2019

 

Belmont Municipal Light Department (Belmont Light) is accepting applications for the full-time position of Staff Accountant to perform accounts payable and budgeting management, assist in labor and expense coding, records maintenance, along with other accounting, financial, payroll and administrative functions. 

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Processes accounts payables, including preparing invoices, matching invoices with supporting documentation, review and assign account codes to incoming invoice, coordinating with Town Accountant’s and Treasurer’s Offices, and preparing a weekly warrant.
  • Maintain vendor files, payment documents, and general accounting filing system.
  • Provide analytical data for budgeting.
  • Perform payroll and personnel functions, including coding employee time sheets, calculating overtime and compensation time, and updating sick and vacation time accruals.
  • Review, validate, and code incoming capital expense invoices and other disbursements.
  • Maintain fixed assets listing, depreciation, and reconciliation.
  • Perform miscellaneous accounting reconciliations, month end related processes and provide ad hoc reporting as required.
  • Utilize various computer and software package, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint, as well as maintaining and generating reports from databases and network system.
  • Assist Finance Manager in special projects and perform related work as needed.

 

Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field, plus five to seven years of related experience in progressively responsible relevant experience or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience desired. 

 

This is a 40 hour per week position with a salary range of $73,349.01 - $84,142.76.  The Town of Belmont offers a complete comprehensive benefits package.

 

Resumes, with the required Town of Belmont application accepted at the Human Resources Department, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or humanresources@belmont-ma.gov or fax (617) 993-2741 by the closing date of January 18, 2019.

 

The Town of Belmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Process

 

All applicants are required to complete a Town application form, available from the Town’s website, www.belmont-ma.gov, by emailing humanresources@belmont-ma.gov, calling (617) 993-2740 or by visiting the Human Resources Department at the Belmont Town Hall. Applicants may attach resumes to the Town application form as additional information but cannot use this in lieu of completing the required form.

 

All full-time and some part-time employees will need to complete a pre-employment physical and drug-screening examination. Certain positions will also require a CORI criminal background screening. The Town reserves the right to modify the application deadline and/or accept applications after the deadline in order to best serve the interest of the community.

 

After the submission deadline, the Human Resources Department and a review committee will review all completed applications and will select the most highly-qualified respondents for interviews. The Town will acknowledge receipt of completed applications that it receives and will only further contact individuals who the Town selects to interview.

 

Individuals who need accommodations in order to participate in this process should contact the Town’s Human Resources Department. Please address all questions regarding the Town’s hiring process to:

 

Human Resources Department

Town of Belmont

455 Concord Avenue

Belmont, Massachusetts 02478

(617) 993-2740

humanresources@belmont-ma.gov

 

 

Senior Electrical Engineer

American Electrical Testing Co., LLC, Foxboro, MA

[Posted 12/05/2018]

 

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

 

 

Network Manager

Westfield Gas + Electric, Westfield, MA

[Posted 12/05/2018, expires 12/28/2018]

 

Westfield Gas + Electric/ Whip City Fiber is accepting applications for the position of Network Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for design, configuration, and troubleshooting of the data, fiber, and voice network. This role will provide complex, high-level technical support for Internet Service Provider and network management applications; and carry out novel and/or complex assignments requiring the development of new and/or improved techniques and procedures.

 

Individual must be proficient in designing and deploying a world class data and fiber optic network. Responsibilities include, and are not limited to:

 

  1. Champion of new technologies which will yield best in class results for current and future growth of data and fiber networks. 
  2. Vendor management, technology review and key selection partner, maintenance plans/scheduling and operation of Internet Service Provider fiber network components.
  3. Support of in place data network architecture along with proposed design growth potential to include local and regional partners.
  4. Is a subject matter expert in majority of the following: TCP/IP, Carrier Ethernet (E-LINE, E-LAN), Routing, Switching, MPLS (L2/L3VPN), IPv6, BGP, OSPF, QoS, Network Programmability, Network Function Virtualization, Hyper Converged Infrastructure network appliances.

 

Furthermore, the Network Manager will;

 

  1. Maximize current business relationships in proactively proposing more cost effective and efficient technologies in support of their organizations.
  2. Explore new avenues of technological growth opportunities with area businesses.
  3. Work hand -in-hand with the Key Accounts Manager searching out new business opportunities throughout the region. Assist with technological presentations and small government fiber optic solutions.
  4. Technological point of contact for newly acquired businesses opportunities and act as trouble escalation representative.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Five years of large scale fiber optic support systems experience.
  • Five years of experience in purchasing technology related products and services.
  • Eight years’ experience with IP network design and management including recent experience with Cisco, HP, Nokia, and Ciena specific implementations (experience with Juniper, Adtran, and Calix a plus)
  • Ten+ years of Information Technology/Fiber Engineering Services experience.
  • Experience and advanced knowledge of common engineering design principles and methodologies with ability to read and understand engineering specifications and documentation.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems; Engineering or equivalent business experience 

 

A very generous benefit package accompanies job offer, although relocation services are not provided. Salary range $110-$130K commensurate with experience.  Candidates are requested to apply online at https://www.wgeld.org/pages/about-wge/employment-opportunities/

 

Deadline to apply is Friday, December 28, 2018.  Please, no phone calls.

 

 

General Manager Operations

Groton Utilities, Groton, CT

[Posted 12/03/2018]

 

The General Manager, Operations, is accountable for managing the full scope of day-to-day operations for the Electric, Water, and Wastewater Divisions of the Utility. The General Manager, Operations must stay abreast of industry trends and technology. An important component of this position is staff relations, communication and team building. In addition he/she builds relationships with relevant entities and governmental agencies, ensures fiscal responsibility and places a high priority on customer service throughout the organization and externally. This individual supervises, develops, and implements programs along with standardizing organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through meetings, conferences and reports. The General Manager, Operations reports to the Director of Utilities.

 

If qualified, please apply through the Indeed website at: https://www.indeedjobs.com/city-ofgroton/_hl/en_US?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLhRSoEeMyZTojqS34EaaBG04YeVNLhRSoEeMyZTojqS34EaaBG0

 

AA/EOE

 

 

Line Division Manager

Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant, Hingham, MA

[Posted 11/29/2018]

 

Title:

 

Line Division Manager

Salary:

 

Commensurate with Experience

Report To:

 

General Manager

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

Under the direction of the General Manager will assist the Assistant General Manager and Engineering Manager in the overall planning, organization and management of all transmission and distribution operations and maintenance. Will provide leadership, supervision and direction as they relate to the safe operation of HMLP’s transmission and distribution system. Work with HMLP management to establish and implement necessary policies, emergency and contingency plans and procedures. Respond to HMLP emergencies as necessary.

 

DUTIES: 

 

  • Direct and instruct employees in the safe and productive performance of their daily work assignments
  • Develop/implement project schedules, work standards, methods, procedures and training
  • Coordinate the efforts of and evaluate line department personnel and others as necessary
  • Monitor the effectiveness, and make recommendations when necessary, of HMLP’s equipment, materials and monitor new technological advances to maximize efficiency and provide the highest level of productivity and service to HMLP’s customers
  • Respond to system trouble and emergencies, devise and implement corrective actions
  • Perform substation switching and tagging
  • Work with other HMLP personnel to ensure there is an appropriate supply of materials on hand necessary to properly operate and maintain HMLP’s transmission and distribution system
  • When necessary coordinate the activities of outside contractors, electricians and mutual aid crews
  • Serve in the “on-call” rotation to coordinate after normal work hours activities
  • Prepare reports, maintain records and perform other administrative tasks as necessary
  • Maintain amicable and professional relationships with employees, customers, other Town departments and committees, contractors, vendors and any other person having business with HMLP
  • Create and maintain a safe and harmonious workplace
  • Other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

 

  • Experience in electric utility operations, line construction and maintenance, safety practices, materials and equipment is required
  • Prior experience managing employees is required
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred but relevant work experience may be substituted for higher education
  • Possess the ability to have effective working relationships and use good judgement, display initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with employees, contractors, Town officials and customers
  • Skilled in effectively communicating ideas and concepts orally and in writing
  • Be able to critically assess situations, solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines and in emergency situations

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Must have a valid Massachusetts class B driver’s license or obtain a valid Massachusetts class A driver’s license and a valid Massachusetts Class 1B Hoisting license
  • Must have the physical ability to work at construction sites including entering and exiting confined or enclosed spaces including manholes and trenches, climb ladders
  • Must be able to work outside in inclement weather including extreme temperatures for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to respond to off hour emergencies in a timely manner

 

For more information or to send your resumes, contact Paul Heanue via email at pheanue@hmlp.com

 

First Class Substation Worker

Liberty Utilities, Londonderry, NH

[Posted 11/27/2018]

 

MANDATE:

 

Be proficient in all aspects of substation work in the Operations and Maintenance Department for the purpose of providing safe and reliable construction, maintenance and operations of substations, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA), line switching and voltage control equipment as well as urban/commercial underground electric distribution systems. Be able to operate test and maintain transformers, reclosers, breakers, relays, batteries and manually and electronically controlled gang operated switches. Position will be required to assist in the training, construction, operation, testing and maintenance of substation equipment. This position will be required to perform duties in Liberty Utilities Substations in both the Lebanon and Salem, NH areas.

 

OUTLINE OF DUTIES:

 

  • Be proficient in all aspects of substation, testing, maintenance and construction activities necessary to maintain a reliable electric system such as transformers, relays, breakers, pole top reclosers, regulators and regulator controls, capacitor and capacitor controls, battery and battery chargers as well as other devices and controls associated with substations.
  • Be proficient in maintaining and performing inspection and maintenance procedures on T&D line switching devices, voltage regulators, pole top reclosers, electronic controlled capacitor devices, substation equipment, and urban/commercial underground equipment.
  • Be proficient in monthly substation Visual and Operational inspections assuring any abnormalities are corrected for reliability of equipment performance. Perform thermographic inspections and reporting. Perform, update, and maintain test and work procedures as required.
  • Be proficient in the maintenance of SCADA equipment, communication link to substation or production facility, remote terminal unit (RTU), and interposing wiring to controlled devices. Monitor, verify and maintain the accuracy of SCADA commands, statuses and programed functions.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Associates Degree in Electrical Technology or company approved educational equivalent such as Northwest Lineman College Substation Certificate and two or more years of substation work experience.
  • Ability to work on all tools associated with substation maintenance and construction.
  • Possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License from the state in which they reside.
  • Ensure all work activities are performed in accordance with Company, State and Federal regulations and guidelines.
  • Perform duties and establish relationships in accordance with the Company’s Core Principles.
  • Ability to operate computer software programs such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must be available to work overtime when needed and/or during times of system emergencies.

 

Please apply at: https://algonquin.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a27p2ka5kl7h?  

 

 

3rd Class Lineworker to Journeyman Lineworker

Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc., East Montpelier, VT

[Posted 11/26/2018]

 

Salary Range:

 

$20.67 to $38.42 (depending upon experience and qualifications)

Days and Hours of Work:

 

As outlined in the union contract.

Anticipated Start Date:

 

On or before December 3, 2018

Application Deadline:

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 memberowners. 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 3rd class lineworker thru the journeyman first class 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.


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 or Cheryl.Willette@wec.coop


WEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Control Room Operator

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 10/31/2018]

 

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 sub-systems 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.  Shifts may include 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., combination split shifts of days and nights after completing a comprehensive day-time training period.

 

The successful candidate will have exceptional computer software and analysis experience and at least one-year technical experience related to an electrical distribution system.  Operator will have a pleasant telephone manner and demonstrated ability to use two-way radio equipment and to operate complex computer systems related to system distribution, metering and safety. The ability to function under pressure is essential.    Prior experience in switching and/or dispatching of distribution equipment via SCADA is preferred.  An associate’s degree or higher in Computer Science or Engineering is desired.

 

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.

 

 

Journeyman Lineperson

Fishers Island Utility Company, Fishers Island, NY

[Posted 10/1/2018]

 

Position Title: Journeyman Lineperson

Department:   Utilities - Electric Division

Reports to:     Electric Operations Superintendent

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt

Approved By:  President


Summary:

 

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


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Must currently be a Journeyman Lineman
  • Must meet driver qualification requirements including the possession of a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
  • 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)
  • 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.


This is a full-time 40 hour work week position with 1 week on-call every 3 weeks.


The Benefits package is generous and includes health, optional dental, a generously matched 401k and life insurance. Relocation reimbursement is available. Subsidized housing on the island may be available.


About Fishers Island

 

Surrounded by natural beauty. To the north, you’ll find Fishers Island Sound, with Block Island Sound & Long Island Sound to the southeast and west.


The fishing in and around Fishers is some of the best and most challenging on the East Coast. Some of the prettiest beaches on the Sound grace Fishers Island’s coastline. Large amounts of land are in a nature preserve trust.


Enjoy walking trails that loop through prairie grasses, woodlands, wetlands and ocean settings that are havens to birds, animals and rare flora.

Interested? Send your resume and/or contact information to rdurishin@voiceglance.com

Fishers Island Utility Company is an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to create a diverse environment. All qualified candidates will receive due consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

 

Fiber Optic Splice Technician – Full Time

Phoenix Communications, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]

 

Fiber Optic Splice Technician – Full Time

 

Please apply at http://phoenix-fiber.com/careers

 

Who we are                        

                                                               

Established in August of 2000, Phoenix Communications has grown to become the Northeast’s leading provider of fiber optic construction services to the telecommunications industry and municipalities throughout the northeastern United States. Employing more than 130 people in Massachusetts we currently service over 150 customers. From telecommunications giants, to state entities, to cities and towns across New England, our qualified staff, resources and expertise have helped us to become a market leader in advanced fiber development.

 

What we expect

 

Job Description

 

The Fiber Optic Splice Technician is primary responsible for fusion splicing, verification testing, troubleshooting and fiber optic cable repair. The Splicing Technician is responsible for day to day operations and maintenance of company equipment as well as manual labor needed to support the construction operations of Phoenix Communication as well as, ongoing commitment to deliver outstanding service, sustainable sales growth and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

 

  • All paperwork test requirements
  • Maintaining the truck, stocking, cleaning
  • Overseeing the safety of anyone operating in or around the job site
  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Follow all customer requirements while working on any customer networks
  • Perform heavy physical labor

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Be able to discriminate between colors
  • DOT physical and RMV driving record required
  • Not be afraid of heights or confined spaces
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience
  • Must be available to work any shift and On-call rotation required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, basic Computer skills
  • Have the ability to travel up to 50% of time, including overnight(s)

 

What we offer

 

Your benefits will include a competitive compensation plan and paid time off benefit. After 90 days you may enroll in Phoenix Communications, Inc., Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. As well as a 401K Savings Plan, with company match. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Phoenix Communications, Inc., employee. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members, this is not a summary plan description or official plan document.

 

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

 

 

Coax Splicer – Full Time

Phoenix Communications, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]

 

Coax Splicer – Full Time

 

Please apply at http://phoenix-fiber.com/careers

 

Who we are

 

Phoenix Communications, Inc., was established in August 2000 and has grown to become a leading provider of fiber optic construction services to the telecommunications industry and municipalities from New England to the Mid-Atlantic. Phoenix currently has more than 150 employees in our Massachusetts and Virginia offices. We provide a full suite of fiber optic services from engineering and splicing to fiber placement and civil construction both in the communications and power space.

 

What we expect

 

Job Description

 

A Telecommunications Coax Construction & Splice Technician is responsible for the construction and splicing of coax and fiber plant, both aerial and underground.

 

Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

 

  • Following proper safety requirements, including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times
  • Installing, repairing, splicing and maintaining overhead and underground coax and fiber plant
  • Understanding basic and complex coax design maps, familiarity with different types of line equipment such as amplifiers, line extenders, taps, splitters and associated hardware, as well as various types of coax connectors and their usage
  • Communicating with customers to address customer concerns in a professional manner
  • Activating and rough balancing new coax cable plant and take end of line readings using an RF meter

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Minimum 1-3 years coax experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Proficient knowledge operating ariel lifts, ladders, ability to climb poles
  • Ability to work a variable schedule, to include on-call rotation, days/nights and weekends as needed

 

What we offer

 

Your benefits will include a competitive compensation plan and paid time off benefit. After 90 days you may enroll in Phoenix Communications, Inc., Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. As well as a 401K Savings Plan, with company match. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Phoenix Communications, Inc., employee. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members, this is not a summary plan description or official plan document.

 

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

 

 

Telecommunications Project Manager – Full Time (Exempt)

Phoenix Communications, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]

 

Telecommunications Project Manager – Full Time (Exempt)

 

Please apply at http://phoenix-fiber.com/careers

 

Who we are        

                                                                                               

Established in August of 2000, Phoenix Communications has grown to become the Northeast’s leading provider of fiber optic construction services to the telecommunications industry and municipalities throughout the northeastern United States. Employing more than 130 people in Massachusetts we currently service over 150 customers. From telecommunications giants, to state entities, to cities and towns across New England, our qualified staff, resources and expertise have helped us to become a market leader in advanced fiber development.

 

SUMMARY:

 

A Project Manager ensures proper planning, implementation and completion of multiple projects, simultaneously. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: customer site walks, development of Scope of Work documents, providing sales team with accurate data for pricing, coordinating scheduling of projects with Operations, providing staging support for crews and facilitating all project administration, including financial reporting.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Participates in the development and preparation of short-term and long-range plans based upon organization goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrates successful execution of business strategies to maximize profitability and operational efficiency.
  • Ensures that all activities and operations are performed in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and laws governing business operations.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Proficient knowledge of operations, budgeting and strategic planning
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to foster employee trust and respect from external constituents
  • At least 5 years of experience in fiber optics and/or related field
  • Firm understanding of work flow procedures and processes
  • Ability to respond to internal/external requests during non-business hours
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred

 

WORK CONDITIONS:


Must be able to work minimum 50 hours per week. Variable; Office/Field environment, exposure to all types of weather conditions

 

*TRAVEL REQUIRED:
*May require occasional travel, including overnight

 

What we offer

 

Your benefits will include a competitive compensation plan and paid time off benefit. After 90 days you may enroll in Phoenix Communications, Inc., Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. As well as a 401K Savings Plan, with company match. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Phoenix Communications, Inc., employee. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members, this is not a summary plan description or official plan document.

 

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

 

 

Telecommunications Lineman – Full Time

Phoenix Communications, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]

 

Telecommunications Lineman – Full Time

 

Please apply at http://phoenix-fiber.com/careers

 

Who we are   

                                                                                                    

Established in August of 2000, Phoenix Communications has grown to become the Northeast’s leading provider of fiber optic construction services to the telecommunications industry and municipalities throughout the northeastern United States. Employing more than 130 people in Massachusetts we currently service over 150 customers. From telecommunications giants, to state entities, to cities and towns across New England, our qualified staff, resources and expertise have helped us to become a market leader in advanced fiber development.

 

Job Summary

 

Telecommunications Lineman is responsible for building, repairing and maintaining poles, cables and conduits for cables. The position also involves the running of fiber optic cable in the telecommunications space, both aerial and in underground infrastructure, such as manholes, ISP work, and other duties as assigned. Telecommunications Lineman is responsible for maintaining the safety of the crew by providing direction regarding procedures, road safety, manhole safety and general on-site project oversight. Telecommunications Lineman is also responsible for the daily record keeping (Fiber route details, slack locations, splice locations, material inventory, DOT Vehicle Inspections, Tailboards, etc.)

 

Qualifications and Skills

 

  • 1-3 years telecommunications experience preferred, but not required
  • Exceptional time-management and attention to detail to complete all paperwork accurately and on-time.
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 75 pounds
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, year round
  • Ability to work in confined spaces/at heights
  • Ability to work an on-call schedule rotation as well as days/nights/overnights/weekends/holidays/overtime, as needed
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High School Diploma or equivalency

 

What we offer

 

Your benefits will include a competitive compensation plan and paid time off benefit. After 90 days you may enroll in Phoenix Communications, Inc., Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. As well as a 401K Savings Plan, with company match. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Phoenix Communications, Inc., employee. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members, this is not a summary plan description or official plan document.

 

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

 

 

Telecommunications Groundman/Laborer - Full Time

Phoenix Communications, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]

 

Telecommunications Groundman/Laborer – Full Time

 

Please apply at http://phoenix-fiber.com/careers

 

Who we are

 

Phoenix Communications provides engineering, splicing, testing and construction services to the telecommunications industry throughout the northeast. Our full range of services includes surveying, route design, permitting, splicing, specialized fiber optic testing and aerial and underground construction and installation. Our team of experienced professionals provide the turn-key solutions and services required to complete your fiber optic projects on time and on budget.

 

What we expect

 

Job Description

 

As a General Laborer you will be expected to perform tasks involving physical labor for telecommunications construction projects. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, clean up rubble and debris. May assist other workers within the Company.

 

Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

 

  • Supply support truck with materials and tools needed to carry out a job
  • Install cones and signs adhering to a Traffic Management Plan
  • Navigate Dig Safe markings
  • Watch underground utilities while the foreman trenches
  • Rake, shovel, and lift over 50 lbs.
  • Work with concrete and asphalt
  • Proof conduit and pull cable

 

Job Requirements

 

  • 6 months - 1 year experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be available to work any shift
  • The ability to travel up to 50% of the time, including overnight(s)

 

Work Conditions Outside; exposed to all types of weather conditions

 

What we offer

 

Your benefits will include a competitive compensation plan and paid time off benefit. After 90 days you may enroll in Phoenix Communications Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. As well as a 401K Savings Plan, with company match. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Phoenix Communications employee. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members, this is not a summary plan description or official plan document.

 

EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

 

 

Senior Gas Engineer
(of varying grades depending on knowledge & experience)

Holyoke Gas and Electric Department, Holyoke, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]

 

The Senior Level Gas Engineer is knowledgeable in all areas of Engineering within the Gas Division. Responsible for various phases of mechanical engineering of the Holyoke Gas & Electric Department involving gas distribution, gas regulation, and Liquefied Natural Gas.  Considerable latitude for exercise of independent judgment with complete responsibility for planning and carrying out assigned projects. Management of gas regulation of distribution system and at customer meter sets.  Assist in preparing overhead, expense & capital budgets. Manages the operation and maintenance of the LNG plant and Gas SCADA system.   Plans, estimates, and manages capital projects.  Writes RFQ's and RFP's and oversees vendors/contractors. Assists in the procurement of natural gas and load forecasting. Ensure work practices provide a safe working environment for employees. Ensure all gas engineering work products are in full compliance with pipeline safety codes and regulations, including DOT PHMSA Rules (49 CFR § 191-193 & 199) including Distribution Integrity Management Plans, Operator Qualification and Public Awareness plans. Manage lower level engineers. Other duties as assigned.

 

Excellent benefits including Defined Pension Plan and Retiree Health Insurance

 

For a complete job description and Holyoke Gas and Electric Department Application visit our website at www.hged.com  If interested send a resume, cover letter and a completed City of HG&E Application to: City of Holyoke Gas & Electric Department, Attn: Terry Sweeney, Human Resources, 99 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA 01040. TerrySweeney@hged.com  (413) 536-9321

 

 

Resource Analyst

Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant (TMLP), Taunton, MA

[Posted 8/27/2018]

 

Job Description:

 

This Resource Analyst will be responsible for:

 

  • Researching and developing new rate structures that would be attractive to TMLP’s customers. Performing and monitoring Cost of Service results and identify trends, anomalies and suggest ways to react to changes over time.
  • Developing modeling techniques to perform adequate probabilities and risk management analyses in assessing power supply strategies; concentrating on power supply, fuel, emissions, and ISO market power.
  • Monitoring generator unit’s actual performance as related to the bid and actual cost. Providing feedback to TMLP’s Power Production department in the areas of bid/cost data, unit operation data, and emissions consumption.
  • Assisting in the procurement of resources related to TMLP’s power supply, natural gas, oil, power, emissions and electricity products.
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and verifying prices of units for resources procured. Developing strategies for optimization of resources, which fit within the ISO/TMLP framework.
  • Performing data acquisition, data reporting, and chart/graph creation, primarily using Excel. Analyzing historical demand and develop forecasts for solar and hourly load.
  • Validating key assumptions using real-time market data and track performance; research conflicting theories and quantitatively present results. Use metrics to improve performance and understand bias.
  • Develop reporting templates for both demand and supply
  • Participating in regular market assessments and environmental trends that could affect our customer base and our growth strategies.

 

Qualifications:

 

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent is required. Strong fundamental understanding of the New England power markets. Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a corporate setting, preferably in the natural gas or power industry is required. The successful candidate will also be required to carry a cell phone 24 hours per day, seven days per week and possess a valid Driver’s License.

 

Please forward resumes and cover letters to:  denisetavares@tmlp.com

 

No phone calls, please.

 

Key Words:

  • Analytics
  • Forecasting
  • Electric Utility
  • Data Analyst
  • Energy

 

 

Sales and Application Engineer, NE Territory

OMICRON, Houston, TX

[Posted 8/2/2018]

 

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 (NE Territory) 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 Northeast Territory. This position will report to the Area Sales Manager (ASM).

 

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
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the ASM.

 

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 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.


EDUCATION

 

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

 

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.


We look forward to your application. If interested, please follow the process by clicking on the following link: https://www.omicron.jobs/en/jobs-opportunities/jobs/#596

 

Thank you for your interest.

 

Lineman (Troubleman)

Peabody Municipal Light Plant (PMLP), Peabody, MA

[Posted 7/25/2018]

 

SUBJECT TO A DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTION, TRANSFER, CIVIL SERVICE LABOR LIST


TITLE:                                            LINEMAN (TROUBLEMAN)
DIVISION:                                      DISTRIBUTION
SALARY:                                         GRADE 15 ($37.83-$47.30)
SHIFT:                                           VARIABLE, INCLUDING EVENINGS
CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION:    LABOR SERVICE


DUTIES:

 

Under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Electric Distribution and the Assistant Superintendent of Electric Distribution responsible for responding to trouble or emergency situations, performing electrical repairs and performing all First Class Lineman's duties and responsibilities. It is intended that these duties and responsibilities will be performed by the Troubleman acting alone unless the Supervisor specifically assigns the Troubleman to work as part of a crew.


Work shifts will be variable shifts (40 hours per week, 8 hours per day), which may include rotation with other Linemen/Trouble Men during weekends and evenings, at the discretion of the supervisor.


Perform work on and handle all voltages, under energized conditions, within the Peabody Municipal Light Plant electrical system frequently working alone under abnormal system conditions and works under all weather conditions at the discretion of the supervisor.


Respond to all trouble calls during shift and correct or repair electric wires, connections, and associated equipment necessary to restore the proper delivery of electric service. Install, repair or remove secondary connections on transformers, service drops and service risers, lighting fixtures and all other live secondary connections while working alone. Perform duties of Lineman (either alone or as part of a multi-person crew as assigned) which include, but are not limited to, digging holes, setting poles, installing transformers, stringing lines, changing insulators and other related tasks. Change line or transformer fuses acting alone. May provide direction, instruction or guidance to other personnel in the work crew. Perform line work on substation equipment when required. In accordance with system procedures, perform the opening, closing, phasing, tagging, and grounding of high voltage switches, circuit breakers, and other equipment of all voltages as assigned.


Operate all line construction and maintenance vehicles, including vehicles requiring a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or other vehicles as required, responsible for proper operation and care of assigned vehicle. Operate various hand, power, and hydraulic tools required on the job. Operate all equipment used in the Distribution Division including compressors, arrow boards, voltage testers, phasing meters, and portable generators.


Resolve customer problems on lighting situations within the designated policy of the Light Plant. Coordinate and perform all work relating to the Light Bulb Change-out Program. While working alone, replace, repair, install, and maintain all types of lighting equipment including replacement of all components of all lighting fixtures.


Open, seal, remove, install, or read meters as directed by Supervisor.


Review work orders, layout and plan work, account for all materials and hours utilized on assigned projects. Develop material list and collect stock required to complete job. Perform required reports to complete assignment and maintain records, logs, and work reports as required by supervisor.


Insure all safety policies and procedures are strictly adhered to on all work sites.


Perform other duties as required.


Must be available for emergency calls during non-working hours and must furnish an acceptable means of off-hour contact by phone or other reasonable means. Recognize that it is necessary to work a reasonable amount of overtime, planned and emergency, to properly service electric customers.


QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum two (2) years full time experience as a Lineman (First Class) performing duties similar to those listed above.

 
Must have a valid and active Massachusetts Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Must be mature and able to perform above duties acting alone. Must maintain reasonable availability for immediate response to address customer or electrical system emergencies during off-hours. 

 

Please send your resumes to

 

Barbara Previte
Peabody Municipal Light Plant
201 Warren Street Ext.
Peabody, MA 01960

 

or email your resumes to bprevite@pmlp.com

 

AA/EEO


PMLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

1st Class Line Maintainer

Town of Stowe Electric Department, Stowe, VT

[Posted 7/13/2018]

 

The Town of Stowe Electric Department has been providing the community of Stowe with reliable electric service since 1911. We take pride in providing outstanding customer service to our 4,187 Residential and Commercial customers. We are seeking a Certified 1st Class Line Maintainer to join our team of highly skilled professionals.

 

General Summary of Essential Job Functions:

 

  • Working energized conductors (primary and secondary)
  • Setting, framing and guying poles
  • Respond to emergency/regular repair/maintenance of overhead and underground distribution lines.
  • Conduct switching and tagging operations on VELCO electrical systems
  • Stringing and Sagging Conductors
  • Mounting Equipment, setting transformers
  • Transformer Connections, grounding equipment
  • Tree Trimming
  • Street Lighting
  • Locating underground lines for Dig Safe
  • Trouble shooting problems
  • Working with safety and VOSHA requirements
  • Maintaining training and safety skills through scheduled classes
  • Any other duties assigned by the Director of Operations or Management

 

Qualifications and Basic Requirements:

 

  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have high school diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years of experience as a 1st Class Line Maintainer.
  • 1st Class Line Maintainer certification
  • Proficient in safe rubber gloving techniques
  • Knowledge of electric utility construction standards, National Electric Safety Code, and VOSHA/OSHA standards.
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License or ability to obtain one within 60 days of employment.
  • Ability to be available for on-call schedules and emergency call outs.
  • Must live within a 30 minute radius of the Town of Stowe or be able to re-locate within 60 days.

 

This is a non-exempt Union position. Stowe Electric Department currently offers $36.82/hour ($76,585.60 plus OT yearly) as well as an outstanding benefits package which includes: health, dental, vision, 401(a), Paid-Time-Off, holidays and training opportunities. New employees will receive a minimum of 4 weeks Paid-Time Off after only 1 year.

 

Stowe Electric Department is an Equal Opportunity employer and highly encourages women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

 

Please Submit Resume to:

 

Town of Stowe Electric Department
Attn: David Kresock Director of Operations
P.O. Box 190, Stowe, VT 05672
Fax: (802) 253-4555
Email dkresock@stoweelectric.com

 

 

General Manager

Burlington Electric Department, City of Burlington, VT

[Posted 7/12/2018]

 

The City of Burlington, Vermont seeks a General Manager (GM) for the municipally owned and operated Burlington Electric Department (BED), Vermont's largest municipally owned electric utility serving more than 20,000 customers. The GM is responsible for the day-today management and operations of the utility, as well as driving leading-edge energy innovation and fostering the organization's nimbleness to stay ahead of the evolving market.

 

In 2014, Burlington was recognized as the first city in the United States to source 100% of its electricity from renewable generation. The next GM of BED will help realize the Mayor's commitment to take steps to help Burlington become a Net Zero Energy City across electric, thermal, and ground transportation sectors over the next 15 years by implementing a district heating system, strategic electrification, and investing in electric vehicles, electric buses, and electric bikes.

 

The mission of the Burlington Electric Department is to "serve the needs of our customers in a safe, reliable, affordable, and socially responsible manner." The GM is expected to understand the range of operational matters, including power supply, financial, information technology, energy innovation, generation and distribution of electricity, customer care, public relations, government affairs, and regulatory matters. To learn more about this position, please click the link  below https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/sites/default/files/BurlingtonElectricDepartment-GeneralManager.pdf

 

Applications for this position are only accepted on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt

 

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

 

AmeriCorps, PeaceCorps and National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

Lineworker

Burlington Electric Department, Burlington, VT

[Posted 7/11/2018]

 

The Burlington Electric Department, located in Burlington, Vermont is seeking a 3rd, 4th Year Apprentice or a 1st Class Lineworker to join our team.  This position works in conjunction with other line personnel on BED's overhead and underground distribution system.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Ensure the safe installation, maintenance and removal of overhead and underground lines, equipment and apparatus.
  • Install, maintain and trouble shoot transformer banks with various primary and secondary voltages.
  • Perform level one requirements of the BED switching and tagging list.
  • Respond to, and repair various overhead and underground distribution system disturbances.
  • Assist in the training of apprentice lineworkers.
  • Climb poles, and operate bucket trucks and other aerial lift equipment.
  • Inspection of contractor installations.
  • Conduct switching and tagging operations on VELCO and GMP electrical systems.
  • Locate underground lines using appropriate locating equipment (Dig Safe).

 

QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • A high school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of two (2) years of experience as an electric utility lineworker apprentice required.
  • Must have satisfactorily completed a recognized lineworker training program.
  • Must be proficient in the use of hot line tools, safe rubber gloving techniques and underground locating equipment.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of electric utility construction standards and the National Electric Safety Code, and VOSHA/OSHA standards.
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License within 90 days of date of hire.

 

WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. EOE AmeriCorps, PeaceCorps and National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

Applications for this position are only accepted on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt

 

 

Power Analyst / Senior Power Analyst

Vermont Public Power Supply Authority

[Posted 6/29/2018]

 

The Vermont Public Power Supply Authority, located in Waterbury Center, Vermont is seeking a Power Analyst / Senior Power Analyst to join our team.  This position will assist in resource portfolio planning, modeling and market analysis for municipal electric utilities.


Essential functions include analyzing and evaluating power supply options (including wind, solar, natural gas, biomass, and hydro) to assist resource portfolio development, analyzing and recommending electric energy market purchases and sales strategies, developing long and short-term energy usage and commodity forecasts, market and regulatory compliance filings, managing energy portfolios in a centralized market, preparing written documents and presentations for education and marketing, recommending and presenting power supply and policy positions and strategies to internal staff and Members, and developing and reviewing electric power supply contracts with suppliers and members.


Demonstrated proficiency in excel and excellent oral and written communication skills required.  Experience performing quantitative analysis, knowledge of wholesale energy markets, portfolio management, forecasting, or energy commodity trading preferred.  Experience in the utility industry and database software experience desired.

 

VPPSA is building a team of professionals who are passionate about helping Vermont towns meet their energy needs.  If you are a team player and enjoy a fast-paced collaborative environment we want to hear from you. Please send resumes and salary requirements to: Vermont Public Power Supply Authority, PO Box 126, Waterbury Ctr., Vermont 05677 Attn: General Manager, or to knolan@vppsa.com.  The position will be open until filled.

 

IBEW First Class Line Worker

Belmont Municipal Light Department, Belmont, MA

[Posted 6/19/2018]

  

Belmont Municipal Light Department (Belmont Light) is accepting applications for a First Class Line Worker.  The primary duties of the position are:

 

  • install, maintain and repair underground and overhead lines mains, conduits, poles and related apparatus;
  • pull in and splice cables;
  • replace transformers;
  • repair lines;
  • erect and set poles;
  • install new fuses;
  • follow switching orders;
  • remove old switch gear, brushes and repairs old duct work, etc.; and
  • repair all communications, fiber optics and safety wiring for the Town.

 

The first class line worker will also: participate in stand-by call to respond to emergencies on a rotating basis and will respond to public inquiries; requests and complaints related to line activities; install and remove banners, holiday lighting and decorations; ensure that vehicles are properly stocked and maintained for all operations; and perform tree-trimming duties as required.

 

Candidates with a high school diploma, relevant vocational/technical training, and previous line work experience preferred. Other relevant experience also considered.  Position requires High Voltage Line Worker Certification and possession of a valid Class B MA Commercial Driver’s License; Class A  License expected to be obtained within 12 months of hire. Subject to federal drug and alcohol testing requirements.  

 

The salary range is $34.40 to $48.34 per hour, including benefits.

 

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

 

EOE

 

 

Supervisor, Electric Metering

Liberty Utilities, Lebanon, NH

[Posted 6/15/2018]

  

Mandate:


Responsible for the safety, reliability, security and integrity of the electric metering system through the daily supervision and organization of operations personnel in order to complete job tasks while complying with Company, departmental and Regulatory policies, procedures and statutory requirements.​ In addition, the successful candidate will supervise 08+ ​employees and contracted staff to assure the timely and cost effective completion of work within the area of responsibility.

 

Job Functions:

 

  • Provide emergency response and supervision of personnel engaged in a 24 hour, 7 day per week operation.​
  • Supervise a culturally diverse workforce through coaching, counseling, and team building to ensure tasks are carried out in an efficient manner.​
  • Oversee the operational workload of team to ensure allocated resources are fully utilized in order to deliver against agreed upon work plan and execute work activities within planned unit and budget cost.​
  • Ensure supervised teams comply with safety standards, policies and processes in order to ensure a safe working environment and minimize risk for all staff.​
  • Review, ensure accuracy and execute the approval of area purchase orders, invoices and payroll activities.​
  • Execute all work tasks in compliance with all Company, Federal and State policy and regulatory requirements.​
  • Build good working relationships with internal & external customers and manage the day-to-day relationship with them in order to understand their requirements and deliver appropriate solutions within Liberty Utilities policies and processes.​
  • Monitor performance of allocated staff including issues relating to sickness, discipline and poor standards of work in order to ensure that work is performed efficiently and effectively.​
  • Act as the first point of contact for multiple internal stakeholders and outside agencies in order to provide support and ensure Liberty Utilities delivers against service level agreements.​
  • Promote and implement best practices in order to ensure all work tasks achieve high productivity and low costs.
  • Ability to work off-hours and on-call rotations sometimes requiring travel outside the division for emergency assignments.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area and/​or 3 years of related experience required.​
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred.​
  • Technically proficient within subject matter and experience of leading a team involved in field operations activities.​
  • Ability and knowledge to develop standard operating procedures for field personnel to perform work on energized distribution facilities.​
  • Ability to develop, a working knowledge of information systems critical to the work management, financial reporting and performance tracking of the designated area.​
  • Possess a theoretical knowledge and understanding of Liberty Utilities’ policies and processes and how to apply them effectively.​
  • Ability to perform off-hour coverage and provide sound decision-making during emergency situations.​
  • Proficient in the utilization of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) Outlook required.​
  • Valid driver's license required.​
  • Flexible with traveling - overnight out of the normal work area as necessary.​
  • Ability to work outside of normal work schedule including overtime/​holiday

 

For consideration, please apply at https://algonquin.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a27p2ka2yln0

 

 

Lineman

Island Lighting & Power Systems, Norfolk, MA

[Posted 6/12/2018]

  

Island lighting & power has a lineman position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical overhead distribution systems. This position works at various locations and may also be required to travel to another state depending on customer demands.

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Works safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized overhead work.
  • Capable of leading crew members in the absence of the Foreman.
  • Strings overhead wire.
  • Set poles and anchors.
  • Installs transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches and switchgear.
  • Troubleshoots trouble in primary and secondary systems.
  • Replaces cutout fuses and clears faulted circuits and systems.
  • Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others.
  • Maintains company vehicles, equipment and tools in good working order.
  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor.
  • Must be able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.
  • Understands grounding procedures.
  • Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.
  • Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up.
  • Must understand how to phase out a line using phasing sticks.
  • Capable of planning safe work based on a job print or work order.
  • Must be able to effectively conduct a pre-job or tailgate briefing.
  • Willingness to glove/work live high voltage distribution power lines.
  • Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers.
  • Does all other related work as required to complete the job.
  • Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather conditions.

 

Other Requirements:

 

  • 5-year minimum of recent field experience.
  • Able to read and communicate effectively in English.
  • Able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License permit within 60 days of employment.
  • Mass 1B hoisting
  • A class A Commercial Driver’s License is preferred.
  • Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required.
  • Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.
  • Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Able to properly inspect rubber goods and PPE.
  • Willing to work over-time when requested.

 

Please email or mail your resumes to 

 

mbowlby@ilpsystems.com

Mike Bowlby
Island Lighting and Power Systems
14 Shire Drive
Norfolk MA 02056

 

Assistant CMLP Director

Concord Municipal Light Plant, Concord, MA

[Posted 5/31/2018]

 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an operation residents take pride in. We are seeking a skilled professional to plan, organize and supervise the operation and maintenance of the Town’s overhead and underground electrical transmission/distribution system. Responsible for the design, installation and modification of the system & for related engineering functions. Performs all purchasing for the plant. Requires strong communication and analytical skills and equivalent to a bachelor's in electrical engineering & 7+ years’ experience, including supervisory experience. Salary$103,600-$145,000, DOQ. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; resume review begins 6/11/18.


For more information & application instructions, visit www.concordma.gov/jobs or contact HR, Town House, 978-318-3025. EOE

 

 

Financial Manager / Accountant

Concord Municipal Light Plant, Concord, MA

[Posted 5/31/2018]

 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an operation residents take pride in. We are seeking a skilled professional to oversee the accounting, financial analysis & other general financial management functions of our municipal-owned, public utility offering electric & broadband service.


Success in this position requires strong organizational, planning, decision-making, & supervisory skills & proficiency with accounting & financial management applications, including utility billing & general ledger software. Ideal candidates will understand GAAP, FERC accounting requirements, & DPU regulations & requirements. Requires equivalent to Master’s in Accounting or related field & 7+ yrs experience. MCGA designation by the MMAAA or similar accreditation preferred. Salary to $103K, DOQ. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


For more information & application instructions, visit www.concordma.gov/jobs or contact HR, Town House, 978-318-3025. EOE

 

Electric System Controller

Liberty Utilities, Londonderry, NH

[Posted 5/9/2018]

 

Summary

 

Title:

Electric System Controller

ID:

LU-636-18

Subsidiary:

Liberty Utilities

Department:

Operations & Maintenance

Location:

Londonderry, NH

Country:

United States

Zip/Postal Code:  

03053

 

 

Mandate:


Responsible for ensuring a safe, efficient, and reliable operation of the Liberty Utilities Electric Distribution and Sub-transmission System Control.  Interact with transmission providers and Electric Field personnel with overseeing the Distribution System Control during both day-to-day operations including Storm restoration.  Provide engineering support work order preparation, ARC FM design, coordinate with various internal departments, and prepare/execute overhead, underground, and substation switching with field personnel.   Prepare and submit all necessary reporting requirements to the Regulatory Agency as required.   

Job Functions:

 

  • Support Liberty Utilities Integrated Resource Planning Process.
  • Work closely with other Electric System Controllers in the development of System Control room parameters including procedures, System Control and administrative work processes.   
  • Monitor and control electric distribution system including substations, overhead, and underground lines
  • Effectively prepare electric switching procedures.
  • Respond to alarms and system status and implement corrective actions.
  • Monitor System Control operations and respond to system disturbances with providing the necessary support during system emergencies.
  • Direct Field personnel and coordinate switching
  • Complete Control center logs and reports.
  • Establish restoration priorities and dispatch resources as appropriate.
  • Update computer screens and displays as needed.
  • Ensure notifications for off hour repairs and outage restoration updates.
  • Coordinate daily planning with ISO-NE
  • Consolidate information from a variety of sources to accurately validate, analyze and report any outage and operating data.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot various System Deficiencies and Power Quality issues e.g. VAR compensation, Voltage Support, Loading issues, and Equipment issues.
  • Accountable for accurately reporting data and reports associated with outage data.
  • Reliability/Outage data scrubbing.
  • Generate Work Orders including Graphical Design and Estimating.
  • Prepare and process As-Built information.
  • Process General Customer calls as first point of contact in Design.
  • Provide support to Field Operations with technical assistance.
  • Comply with Federal and State regulations including NERC requirements and reports.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Associates Degree or higher Technical Degree (i.e. Engineering/Technology) with 2 years related working experience or 3 years extensive experience in Electric Operations/Electrical Utility System Control required.       
  • Able to work systematically to analyze problems and issues, identify causes, anticipate implications, and identify effective courses of action during periods of stress and emergencies required.
  • Experience with reading and understanding GIS, System Maps, EMS screens required.   
  • Understanding of an Electric Distribution and sub transmission system required.  
  • Able to work both autonomously, in a team environment and prioritize multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills required to perform efficiently in this role.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook & Excel) required.  OMS a plus.  
  • Flexible with working within shift rotation, which may include day, evening, and night hours as well as weekends, On-Call duties and Company-recognized holidays required.

 

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1st Class Lineman

North Attleborough Electric Department, North Attleborough, MA

[Posted 5/8/2018]

 

POSITION: 

 

1st CLASS LINEMAN

FULL TIME – 40 hours per week

IBEW Local 104-Unit B-Starting wage: $38.98/hr

 

Install, repair and maintain overhead and UG electrical conductors and wires, conduits and related apparatus.  Assist in job training and development of distribution employees in conformance with applicable safety rules and regulations.  Operate all departmental equipment, vehicles and tools.  Maintain work area, vehicles and tools   Work with electric wires and cables, energized or de-energized, up to 60,000 volts.  Receive work orders and obtain materials for job when required.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

Respond to calls to assist and direct members of the line crew and other Operations Division personnel during emergency operations.

 

Qualifications include a High School Diploma or equivalent with 4-5 years of line experience. Must maintain Journeyman Lineman, CDL Class A, Hoisting and CPR/First Aid certifications. 

 

POSTING DATE:  May 8, 2018

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Until filled

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit cover letter and resume to:

 

Office of the General Manager

North Attleborough Electric Department

c/o Michele Dobson

275 Landry Avenue

North Attleborough, MA

mdobson@naelectric.com

 

North Attleborough Electric Department provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation and disability.