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First Class Lineman 

Middleborough Gas & Electric Department (MA)

[Posted 1/7/20]

  

POSITION:                   FIRST CLASS LINEMAN

 

DATE:                          January 6, 2020

 

WAGES:                      First Class Lineman-3rd Step Agreement Appendix “A”.

 

HOURS:                       Forty (40) hours per week, and requires overtime.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:        

 

  • Experience in climbing utility poles.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in electric utility construction and maintenance with a utility company or power line contractor including work utilizing rubber gloves from vehicle buckets with energized conductors of 13,800 volts primary and 120, 240, 208, 277 and 480 volts secondary.
  • Valid Massachusetts Commercial Drivers’ License.
  • Valid Massachusetts 1B Hoisting License
  • Ability to handle bucket and digger vehicles.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess physical strength, flexibility and maneuverability and mental characteristics sufficient to perform the duties of the position. To perform strenuous work under emergency and all-weather conditions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:    

 

Under the direction of the Crew Leader the First-Class Lineman is responsible for all aspects of high voltage distribution utility line work, both overhead and underground.  Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electric facilities, including working on energized conductors from poles and vehicle buckets using rubber gloves, location and repairing faults.
  • Ability to operate Department’s equipment.
  • Be familiar with various types of service connections and meter connections as they apply to the work.
  • Perform all types of switching on distribution and transmission circuits as required.
  • Responsible for truck stock and additional material required to perform work.
  • Applicant will be expected to work overtime in accordance with Department requirements.
  • Live within service territory.
  • Participation in all safety training programs and exercises.
  • Pre-employment drug / alcohol screening required.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

 

For more information or to apply please email HR@MGED.com

MGED is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Apprentice/ Lineworker/ Lineworker Crew Leader 

City of Burlington, VT 

[Posted 1/2/20]

  

SALARY: $26.59 - $48.48 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 12/23/19

CLOSING DATE: 01/07/20 11:59 PM

FLSA: Non-Exempt

UNION: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

GRADE: HF1/HF2/HF7

POSITION

STATUS: Regular Full Time

GENERAL PURPOSE:

As an Apprentice, this position is responsible for developing the technical skills necessary to progress through the Lineworker training program. The individual in this position has successfully completed 1 year of the apprenticeship program. This position will continue to receive training through a variety of methods including but not limited to formal classroom environment and on-the-job training. This position will be under the direction of a qualified lineworker, crew leader or supervisor.  As a Lineworker or Lineworker Crew Leader, this position is responsible to perform skilled work at the journey level in the construction, maintenance and operation of the underground and overhead electrical distribution system including installation of fiber optic cable. Work includes performing skilled tasks on both de-energized and energized systems up to 13,800 volts utilizing rubber glove practices.  Crew Leader would be responsible for providing field supervision over a crew or crews.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Safely operate BED distribution vehicles such as digger derricks, bucket trucks and various other vehicles used in the installation, maintenance and removal or underground and overhead electrical lines, equipment and apparatus. 

Safely operate other related equipment used in the installation and maintenance of the BED distribution system such as hoists, rope blocks, chain jacks, chain saws, hydraulic presses and cutters, two way radios, fresh air ventilators, gas detectors, phase rotation, ampere and ohm meters and underground cable locators.

Install and maintain secondary conductors including services in an energized environment.

Dig pole holes and/or ditches using shovels, steel bars, various hydraulic and pneumatic tools and other associated equipment.

Assist in the installation and maintenance of BED's underground and overhead distribution system.

Assist other qualified lineworkers in the installation of cross-arms and associated hardware in energized single-phase environments.

Assist other qualified lineworkers in the installation and maintenance of associated equipment in any de-energized primary environment.

Assist in the installation of single-phase transformers and associated hardware under the direction of a qualified BED lineworker.

Assist other qualified lineworkers in distribution system restoration caused by storm related occurrences.

Install and connect a diverse number of street and leased lights.

Perform pole top and bucket truck rescue.

Perform switching and tagging under the direct supervision of a qualified BED employee.

Understand BED's testing and grounding procedures.

12/23/2019 Job Bulletin

https://agency.governmentjobs.com/burlingtonvt/default.cfm?action=jobbulletin&JobID=2664340 2/3

Be able to differentiate BED's system voltages.

Climb poles.

Perform the duties of a groundworker when required.

Assist with job site preparation.

Enrolled in and maintain a passing grade in any assigned training program associated with completing apprenticeship training (ex. Attending NEPPA Apprenticeship training program).

 

QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:

A high school diploma or equivalent.

Be enrolled in or have completed an approved apprentice lineworker program.

Have successfully completed one year as an apprentice lineworker or have equivalent experience.

Ability to obtain and maintain within ninety (90) days of employment CPR and First Aid certification.

Ability to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A within ninety (90) days of employment.

Have a working knowledge of Burlington Electric safety rules.

Adhere to safety policies and procedures including wearing safety equipment (e.g. safety glasses, rubber gloves and sleeves, rescue harness, heavy construction boots, etc.).

Ability to work in a team oriented environment.

Ability to actively support City diversity, equity, and cultural competency efforts within stated job responsibilities and work effectively across diverse cultures and constituencies.

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as evidenced by ongoing trainings and professional development.

Regular attendance is necessary and is essential to meeting the expectations of the job functions.

Ability to understand and comply with City standards, safety rules and personnel policies.

Ability to work in confined spaces.

Ability to work in and around energized, high voltage equipment, in accordance with all applicable safety rules.

Must be able to work in high places.

Must reside within 35 minutes of the 585 Pine Street facility.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The City of Burlington will not tolerate unlawful harassment or discrimination 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, crime victim status or genetic information.  The City is also committed to providing proper access to services, facilities, and employment opportunities.

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.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/jobs

200 Church Street, Suite 102

Burlington, VT 05401

802-540-2505

jobs@burlingtonvt.gov

Position #4102-36-001-02/12.20.2019

APPRENTICE/LINEWORKER/LINE WORKER CREW

 

 

Working Line Foreman 

Chicopee Electric Light, Chicopee, MA  

[Posted 12/27/19]

 

Position is responsible for providing field supervision over crews involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of underground and overhead distribution service lines, transformers and related equipment. Scheduling and assigning of work crews and supervising work performance of others to ensure safety, quality and efficiency. Inspects the work of Linemen to ensure compliance with operating and safety standards. Prepares performance appraisals and conducts crew safety audits. Must be able to respond to emergency conditions involving the distribution lines and environmental hazards. May be required to perform hands-on repair, maintenance and construction work.

Applicant must hold a High School Diploma, have a minimum of 10 year’s experience as a First Class Lineman and experience in a lead or supervisory capacity is highly desirable. Must possess a CDL Class A Driver’s License and 1B and 2A MA Hoisting Licenses and obtain and maintain security clearance to all CEL service areas. Residency in Chicopee required.

Please send your cover letter and resume or questions to ncolberg@celd.com.

  

Electric Maintenance (METER) Technician  

Hudson Light and Power Department (HLPD), Hudson, MA   

[Posted 12/27/19]

The Hudson Light and Power Department (HLPD), located in Hudson Massachusetts, is seeking to fill a position in its Meter Department. HLPD is a municipal electric utility serving the Towns of Hudson and Stow Massachusetts that offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a guaranteed pension.

 The position involves the installation, maintenance and operation of the Department’s metering infrastructure which is critical to the Department’s billing system and overall revenue. Additional job tasks include supporting the Engineering Department with GIS mapping, data maintenance, inventory management and other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will hold a valid Journeyman Electrician license issued by the state of Massachusetts or equal work experience and familiarity with utility work practices. Additional desired abilities will include:

  • Electrical circuit theory knowledge
  • Electric meter installation, maintenance and testing experience (PT, CT, primary metering cabinet design/build, circuit breakers, fuses, etc.)
  • Electric utility distribution knowledge (overhead/ underground devices and equipment)
  • AMR/AMI experience
  • Inventory management skills
  • Customer services skills
  • Ability to work long hours during storms (nights, weekends and holidays)
  • Computer literacy; familiarity with Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, GIS (ESRI), Engineering Software, Billing Software (SEDC), ODBC, MDM, Yukon, Workorder and Outage Management Systems
  • Massachusetts driver’s license, CDL preferred
  • Infrared scanning experience
  • Pole survey experience
  • Dig-Safe experience

Employment applications are available at www.hudsonlight.com applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should send applications to Hudson Light and Power Department, 49 Forest Avenue, Hudson MA 01749; ATTN: Engineering.

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.

 

Supervisory Electrical Engineer  

Town of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant, Wellesley, MA      

[Posted 12/12/19]

 

The Supervisory Electrical Engineer provides expert technical engineering supervision and support for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the Municipal Light Plant’s (“MLP”) electrical distribution system. This position is responsible for system infrastructure expansion specification and design, and maintaining critical system records, maps and one-line/Geographical Information System (“GIS”) diagrams. This position supports line operations and construction through a variety of deliverables, roles and responsibilities. The Supervisory Electrical Engineer communicates directly with customers, contractors, consultants, and regulatory agencies by responding to a wide variety of informational requests. Assists the Engineering Manager in the monitoring of system loads and evaluation of system improvements along with the preparation of the annual and five-year Capital Work Plans. Supervises the Electrician and Substation Operator in the installation of residential and commercial meters responding to high bill and property damage complaints and troubleshooting voltage fluctuations.

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field.
  • Ability to register as a professional engineer.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience with the design, operation, maintenance, repair and construction of an electric distribution system serving a minimum of 10,000 customers or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of overhead and underground power distribution systems. 
  • Minimum of one year’s experience performing postings, updates and/or corrections to Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping.
  • Minimum of one year’s experience administering a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.
  • Proficiency in the usage of personal computers and software, to include spreadsheets, word processing and electrical engineering specific software applications.
  • Ability to perform analytical system designs and program evaluations.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in supervision.
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Excellent health and retirement benefits along with a competitive salary; great career opportunity. Please submit cover letter and resume to: Wellesley Municipal Light Plant, Attn: Joanne Scannell, 4 Municipal Way, Wellesley, MA 02481 or email as a WORD or PDF document to jscannell@wellesleyma.gov. AA/EOE. Salary commensurate with experience.

 

Apprentice Line Worker  

Town of Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department, Wolfeboro, NH

[Posted 12/09/19]

 

The Town of Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of an Apprentice Line Worker.

One full-time position is posted with the intention of hiring the highest qualified individual. The starting salary for this position is $34.12 in accordance with the Line Worker Job/Wage Classification Schedule (Appendix 1) 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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Apprentice Line Workers work under the direct supervision of Senior Line Worker and/or designated Crew Leader.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

APPRENTICE:

  • High School graduate with an emphasis on relevant technical/vocational studies.
  • Successful completion of formal Line Worker training program.
  • Candidates must live (or be willing to relocate) within a 30 minute drive time to the Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department’s shop located at 133 Middleton Road, Wolfeboro, NH.
  • Candidates must be available to be “on-call” for overtime work during emergency and/or storm events. This may include extended working hours during nights, weekends and holidays. Personal phone numbers for contact during these events must be made available to ensure response within 30 minutes or less. All employees will be expected to respond to large scale storm/emergency events regardless of “on-call” status.

Interested and qualified applicants should email a resume and cover letter with applicable certifications to Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department, Director of Operations Barry Muccio at medassistant@wolfeboronh.us or mail materials to Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department, PO Box 777, Wolfeboro, NH 03894.

 

Regional Segment Specialist Industry & Distibution - North America

OMICRON, Waltham (MA), Houston (TX), Toronto (ON) 

[Posted 12/09/19]

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

OMICRON is a leading manufacturer of primary and secondary test equipment for electric power systems.

The Regional Segment Specialist role is focused on the business development for selected target market segments (in this case specifically Industry & Distribution Automation). This includes the identification of target accounts and the development of relationships to enable future sales. The role will include technical communication, marketing and training to support internal and external stakeholders.

The preferred location for this position is Waltham (MA), Houston (TX) or Toronto (ON).  This position will report directly to the Regional Manager – North America.

OMICRON RSS graphic.191209

Acronyms for diagram above:

  • RSS – Regional Segment Specialist
  • AE - Application Engineer
  • RAS – Regional Application Specialist (Application Engineer with Business Development responsibilities for specific application)
  • ASM – Area Sales Manager with territorial responsibility

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Lead business development activities for specific segments of OMICRON’s target market (Industry & Distribution Automation) including customer selection, engagement and relationship creation
  • Participate in sub market selection, evaluation, sales forecasting and monitoring of customers and leads within the assigned area.
  • Provide support to sales team, manufactures reps and application engineering team with target account engagement, including training on target segment requirements and strategic planning for new accounts.
  • Coordinate promotional activities including conferences, user meetings, seminars, local exhibitions & on-site demonstration and post-sale customer training and service of the products.
  • Gather customer and market feedback to make recommendations and suggestions for new products, service markets and process improvements.
  • Communicate routinely on segment trends, competitive information, product issues, market trends and customer perception of OMICRON products and services.
  • Maintain CRM database with new contact information and routine review of data to keep the information up to date and accurate.
  • Coordinate use of Regional Application Specialists for technical expertise and expert level sales presentations.
  • Manage and record all customer interactions activity as required via the CRM system as per the OMICRON Sales Process.
  • Act as a trainer for the OMICRON Academy to support ongoing courses and future target training topics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Regional Manager – North America.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • 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.
  • Excellent written, speech, presentation and negotiating skills required.
  • Ability to demonstrate products on-site with or without the assistance of applications engineers.
  • Ability to present products, technologies and test methodologies to technicians, engineers, supervisors, managers and executives via telephone, email, visits, exhibits or webinars
  • Reputable business and work ethics and personal character.
  • 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.
  • Goal and team oriented – willingness to work collectively with others to achieve corporate, regional and personal goals.
  • Ability to schedule and plan strategically or react quickly to a changing working sales environment.
  • A solid working knowledge of MS Office – especially Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Able to travel domestically (up to 50%); internationally travel may be required.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • At least 10 years of experience in power systems, especially in the fields of power system protection and high voltage apparatus.
  • At least 3 years of direct sales or indirect sales experience selling test equipment, protection and control equipment instrumentation or apparatus for the electric power industry, especially to Distribution, and/or Industry preferred.
  • Participation in international, national, regional and local conferences, exhibits or seminars.
  • Proven record of achieving targets for revenue and product sales.
  • Experience working with and managing manufacturers’ representatives is preferred.

EDUCATION

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

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Physical Demands: In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Must be able to see, hear, speak and write clearly in order to communicate with customers; manual dexterity required for occasional reaching and lifting of large objects more than 50 pounds; and operating office equipment; Frequent sitting, occasional bending and kneeling.
  • Work Environment: In general, the following conditions of the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job within the environment.
  • The office is clean, orderly, properly lighted and ventilated. Noise levels are considered low to moderate.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color perception, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Hazards such as those encountered in electrical substation environments, such as the presence of high voltage, and other sources of electrical shock may be encountered. May be required to use Personal Protection Equipment (PPE): hard hats, safety boots, ear protection, safety glasses, fall restraint, FR clothing.

OMICRON distinguishes itself by:

  • Not just offering a position, but an opportunity for growth and development in an international multi-cultural company.
  • Having fun while working as a part of a professional team.
  • Encouraging personal initiative through flat hierarchies.
  • Our extraordinary corporate culture and strong commitment to a healthy "work-life-balance."
  • Offering an attractive benefit package.

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.

Should you be interested in applying for this position, please go through our ATS;

For the position listed in Houston:  https://www.omicron.jobs/en/jobs-opportunities/jobs/#787

Or, for the position listed in Boston:  https://www.omicron.jobs/en/jobs-opportunities/jobs/#786

Or, for the position listed in Toronto:   https://www.omicron.jobs/en/jobs-opportunities/jobs/#788

Lineman (Troubleman) - Evening Shift 

Peabody Municipal Light Plant, Peabody, MA   

[Posted 12/02/19]

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

TITLE:

LINEMAN (TROUBLEMAN) – EVENING SHIFT

DIVISION:

DISTRIBUTION

SALARY:

GRADE 15 ($38.96-$48.72) plus 7% shift differential

SHIFT:

MONDAY – FRIDAY 3:00 PM TO 11:00 PM

CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION:

LABOR SERVICE

 

DUTIES:   

Under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Electric Distribution, the Assistant Superintendent of Electric Distribution, and the Working Foreman Lineman/Troubleman 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 be40 hours per week, 8 hours per day, Monday-Friday.

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 in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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.  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.

Lineman/Troubleman in the evening shift position is exempt from the Linemen’s On-Call Agreement provision of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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.  Shall be required to work the day lineman/troubleman shift when necessary to compliment day crews or to attend training.

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 have (or be able to obtain within 6 months of hiring) a valid and active Massachusetts Hoisting Engineers License Class 1B/3A.  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 submit your cover letter and resume to Barbara Previte at bprevite@pmlp.com.

AA/EEO

PMLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Area Sales Manager, North East Territory

OMICRON, Waltham, MA

[Posted 11/12/2019]

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

OMICRON is a leading manufacturer of primary and secondary test equipment for electric power systems. The Area Sales Manager, NE Territory will be responsible for managing territorial sales and marketing of OMICRON products and services with emphasis on our primary and secondary products and applications in the North East Territory. 

 

The preferred location for this position is Waltham, MA however other locations in the North East region are open for consideration.  This position will report directly to the National Sales Manager – USA and Canada.  

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Manage area sales of OMICRON products and services in the North East Territory
  • Manage and support manufactures representatives in the North East Territory, including training, forecasting and evaluation of performance
  • Participate in business development, market evaluation, sales forecasting and monitoring of customers and leads within the assigned area.
  • Coordinate promotional activities including conferences, user meetings, seminars, local exhibitions & on-site demonstration and post-sale customer training and service of the products.
  • Make recommendations and suggestions for new products, service markets and process improvements.
  • Develop, maintain and improve relationships with key accounts within designated area.
  • Summarize and report area sales status at Area Sales Managers meetings.
  • Manage the prompt and correct quotation process with the Sales Support staff.
  • Communicate routinely with other Area Sales Managers on competitive information, product issues, market trends and customer perception of OMICRON products and services.
  • Maintain the corporate CRM database with new contact information and routine review of data to keep the information up to date and accurate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the National Sales Manager – North America.
  • Coordinate use of Regional Application Specialists for technical expertise and expert level sales presentations.
  • Manage and record all sales activity as required via the CRM system as per the OMICRON Sales Process.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

  • 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
  • Testing background is required.
  • Excellent written, speech, presentation and negotiating skills required
  • Ability to demonstrate products on-site with or without the assistance of applications engineers.
  • Ability to present products, technologies and test methodologies to technicians, engineers, supervisors, managers and executives via telephone, email, visits, exhibits or webinars
  • Reputable business and work ethics and personal character
  • 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
  • Goal and team oriented – willingness to work collectively with others to achieve corporate, regional and personal goals
  • Ability to schedule and plan strategically or react quickly to a changing working sales environment
  • A solid working knowledge of MS Office – especially Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Able to travel domestically (up to 50%); internationally travel may be required

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

  • At least 5 years of experience in power systems, especially in the fields of power system protection and high voltage apparatus
  • At least 3 years of direct sales or sales partner management selling testing equipment, instrumentation or apparatus for the electric power industry preferred
  • Participation in international, national, regional and local conferences, exhibits or seminars.
  • Proven record of achieving targets for revenue and product sales
  • Experience working with and managing manufacturers’ representatives is preferred

 

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.
  • Master's degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering is preferred.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

  • Physical Demands: In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Must be able to see, hear, speak and write clearly in order to communicate with customers; manual dexterity required for occasional reaching and lifting of large objects more than 50 pounds; and operating office equipment; Frequent sitting, occasional bending and kneeling.
  • Work Environment: In general, the following conditions of the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job within the environment.
  • The office is clean, orderly, properly lighted and ventilated. Noise levels are considered low to moderate.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color perception, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Hazards such as those encountered in electrical substation environments, such as the presence of high voltage, and other sources of electrical shock may be encountered. May be required to use Personal Protection Equipment (PPE): hard hats, safety boots, ear protection, safety glasses, fall restraint, FR clothing.

 

OMICRON distinguishes itself by:

 

  • Not just offering a position, but an opportunity for growth and development in an international multi-cultural company.
  • Having fun while working as a part of a professional team.
  • Encouraging personal initiative through flat hierarchies.
  • Our extraordinary corporate culture and strong commitment to a healthy "work-life-balance."
  • Offering an attractive benefit package.

 

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.

 

Should you be interested in applying; https://www.omicron.jobs/en/jobs-opportunities/jobs/#775

 

 

Line Operations Staffing

Ashland (NH) Electric Department, Ashland, NH

[Posted 10/29/2019]

 

The Ashland (NH) Electric Department (“AED”) is going through a re-organization to ensure the successful delivery of electricity to a community of 2,200 residents.  The first step was to place the department directly under the leadership of the Town Manager. This creates a streamlined organization with all communications and decision-making given the highest priority.  AED’s next step is to continue to develop its dedicated line operations staff.  To accomplish this AED is looking to add one or two team oriented employees that are willing to contribute to establishing a culture of excellence.  Given the importance AED places on a participative, team environment it is looking to find an employee(s) to fill one or two of the following positions:

 

  • Superintendent: an experienced professional with excellent leadership skills and a minimum of five years as a Journeyman Lineman.
  • Journeyman Lineman: an experienced lineman that has successfully completed NEPPA Lineworker training or a similar program and has three or more years of line operations experience.
  • Apprentice Lineman: an entry level position for someone that has experience in line operations and/or recently completed lineworker training.

 

Ashland is a picturesque rural community near the geographical center of New Hampshire nestled within the Lakes Region and on the southern edge of the White Mountain Forest.  The residential and resort community is bordered on the west by the Pemigewasset River and on the east by Little Squam Lake.

 

Applications and resumes should be directed to Charles Smith, MPA at:  Town of Ashland, 20 Highland Street, P.O. Box 517, Ashland, NH 03217 or via email:  townadmin@ashland.nh.gov

 

 

PSEGLI Lineman / Linewoman First Class

Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PSEG), Hicksville, NY

[Posted 9/19/2019]

 

*** $15,000 Sign-On bonus-rules and conditions apply ***

**** $3,000 relocation bonus, if necessary ***

 

Apply at https://jobs.pseg.com/job/Hicksville-PSEGLI-LinemanLinewoman-First-Cl_-NY-11801/568354100/

 

Date: Sep 15, 2019

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID: 55583

Job Function/Category: Transmission and Distribution

Employment Type: Non-Exempt Full Time

 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

 

PSEG is a diversified energy company headquartered in Newark, N.J. Established in 1903. The company has long had a key role in fueling New Jersey's economy and supporting the state's quality of life. Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) is New Jersey's largest provider of electric and gas service – serving 2.2 million electric customers and 1.8 million gas customers. Another member of the PSEG family of companies, PSEG Long Island, operates the electric transmission and distribution system of the Long Island Power Authority, with 1.1 million customers.

 

PSEG also owns and operates a diverse fleet of power plants with approximately 10,600 megawatts of generating capacity located primarily in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions and has solar energy facilities throughout the United States.

 

PSEG is a Fortune 500 company included in the S&P 500 Index and is a decade-long member of the Dow Jones North America Sustainability Index. PSEG has approximately 13,000 employees, who are carrying forward a proud tradition of dedicated service that has continued over more than 100 years.

 

Position Description: Experience the personal challenge of working for a world class organization and leader in the Utilities and Energy industry as a Journeyman Lineman/Linewoman in the Overhead Underground Lines Department and or Distribution Operations Department for our Long Island New York territory.

 

Sign on bonus available for qualified applicants who successfully complete the pre-employment process and meet the time requirement for bonus eligibility.

 

Duties include (but not limited to):

 

  • Performing all types of line work on energized overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines in all voltage classifications. Investigating, locating and repairing faults on distribution and transmission lines in all voltage classifications. Making all types of standard connections, phasing out, paralleling circuits and making electrical tests on voltage classifications.
  • Performing all types of switching on distribution and transmission circuits, operating circuit breakers and other equipment in substations as required.
  • Operate various types of line vehicles and equipment such as bucket trucks, jib-boom and portable transformer trucks.
  • Responsible for truck stock and additional material or equipment required to perform work.
  • Reading and interpreting overhead and underground work order prints, construction standards, wiring diagrams, circuit maps, transformer connections and distribution equipment wiring diagram.
  • Be familiar with the various types of service and meter connections as they apply to the work.
  • Analyze, maintain and repair all types of distribution equipment such as re-closures, vacuum switches, capacitor controls, load break switches, etc.
  • Meeting the customers and the public in a pleasant, tactful manner and performing the duties in such a manner as to ensure good public relations.
  • Being thoroughly familiar with the Company’s general rules for the operation of the electric system as it applies to the work.
  • May be assigned to various special schedule shifts and schedules on a rotating basis as required by work load.
  • Performing similar or less skilled work as may be assigned.
  • Qualified Candidates may be offered an opportunity to fill openings in OH/UG Lines &/or Service Section.
  • As an employee of (PSE&G or PSEG LI), you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

 

Education and Qualifications:

 

Required:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Applicants need to have successfully completed a recognized apprentice program and be a first class journeyman lineperson.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history.
  • Applicants need to presently hold a valid Class ‘A’ Commercial Driving License.
  • Applicants must pass the Physical, Craft and Technical (PCT) Placement Examination, External Hire Physical Assessment, DOT Physical Examination, and Background investigation/Drug Screening.
  • Applicants selected for this position will be expected to work overtime in accordance with departmental requirements.
  • Required to participate in federally mandated drug testing programs prior to selection, randomly on a year round basis, after an accident and for reasonable cause.
  • Certifications and licenses must be presented at the PCT Testing appointment.

 

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

 

This site (http://www.pseg.com) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

 

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

 

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

 

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

 

Need to request an accommodation?

 

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

 

Apply at https://jobs.pseg.com/job/Hicksville-PSEGLI-LinemanLinewoman-First-Cl_-NY-11801/568354100/

 

 

 

Billing Clerk / Customer Support Specialist

Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (MassDevelopment), Devens, MA

[Posted 7/31/2019]

 

The Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (MassDevelopment), a quasi-public agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is accepting applications for the position of Billing Clerk/Customer Support Specialist for its Utilities Operations, located in Devens.


Offering a wide range of finance programs and real estate development services, MassDevelopment supports economic growth, development, and investment across all sectors of the Massachusetts economy: public and private; commercial, industrial, and residential; and nonprofit, including health care, educational, cultural, and human-service providers. Our staff works in collaboration with developers, businesses, and banks to identify investors and leverage funds to support economic growth.


Under the direction of the Utilities Manager, the Billing Clerk/Customer Support is primarily responsible for performing complex administrative and technical tasks to ensure efficient operation of the utilities department.

 

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  • Maintaining the Utility Management Solutions (UMS) billing database.
  • Entering customers, contact information, schedules move in and outs into UMS.
  • Processing final bills to customers, scheduling and entering final reads, calculating final bills, and distributing invoices for closings.
  • Setting up gas, electric, water, and sewer services and proper rates.
  • Entering meters into inventor, assigning meters to locations, and handling meter change-outs.
  • Entering backflow devices into inventory, and assigns to proper locations, enters test results and bills for backflow device testing.
  • Downloading and uploading routes into Meter Reading Software (MV-RS) for meter reads, and uploading reads into UMS.
  • Performing scheduled monthly meter reads and final close-out meter reads as required.
  • Verifying usage and bill calculations for electric, gas, water, and sewer utilities.
  • Responding to routine requests for information and emailing PDF copies of invoices.
  • Typing and designing routine correspondence and memos.
  • Referring special requests to appropriate staff members.
  • Ensuring that all customer communications are handled in a courteous, timely, and professional manner.
  • Assembling and compiling data for reports and presentations.
  • Developing, maintaining, and updating filing system(s), and retrieving information from files when needed.
  • Obtaining and assembling statistical and other related information.
  • Assisting in the preparation and processing of utility notices, flyers, brochures, newsletters, and other informational materials.
  • Assisting in cost-of-service studies as needed.
  • Possibly interfacing with dispatch, operations, and community relations personnel during storm events or other emergencies during normal business hours to assist with effective communications.
  • Providing customer service for the Utilities Department, including answering phone calls and emails.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma is required, associate degree in business administration or completion of specialized secretarial coursework preferred.
  • Minimum of two years related financial and/or administrative experience.
  • Knowledge of secretarial office administrative procedures, and experience in the operation of standard office equipment.
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation software (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Office)
  • Some analytical ability to gather and summarize data for reports
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously while adhering to deadlines

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Associate degree in business administration or completion of specialized secretarial coursework
  • Experience with a major utility billing system (electrical, natural gas, water, wastewater, etc.)

 

Submit resume/application to: email: jobs@massdevelopment.com

The starting salary range for this position is $40,000-$45,000.

Equal Opportunity Employer - MassDevelopment is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

 

 

Technical & Safety Trainer

Northeast Public Power Association

[Posted 7/26/2019, expires 9/6/2019 or when filled]

 

The Northeast Public Power Association (NEPPA) has been entrusted by its members to provide the technical and safety training required to safely work on, near, and around energized electric distribution systems.  To better serve our members, NEPPA is seeking to hire additional part-time trainers to support these initiatives.

 

Trainers regularly travel to our members’ headquarters to deliver training.  Training may also be conducted on-site at NEPPA’s Training Center in Littleton, MA.

 

Click here for the full position description.

 

To Apply:  Email resume and cover letter to apply@neppa.org with the position title “Technical & Safety Trainer” in the subject line.

 

 

Control Room Operator

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 7/22/2019]

 

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.

 

   

Executive Director

Public Utilities Risk Management Association (PURMA), Westborough, MA

[Posted 7/2/2019]

 

Executive Director sought to manage northeast Public Utility Risk Management Association. Reporting to the Board of Directors, Executive Director is responsible for the management and operation of the Association’s various insurance programs, including optimal utilization of the Association's finances, staff and vendor relationships. Responsible for the oversight of Risk Retention Group operations as Chief Executive Officer.  Supervise staff of 1 to 2 employees.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Associate in Risk Management (A.R.M.) and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (C.P.C.U.) preferred.
  • Knowledge/expertise of insurance risk management, underwriting and insurance policy forms and administration
  • Knowledge/expertise of the electric utility industry preferred.  Gas, Water, Fiber-Optic, other utility knowledge a plus.
  • Association management; leadership, planning, supervisory, and organizational skills. 

 

Location: Westborough, MA

 

Salary commensurate with experience.  Email Resume and references to PUMICED@beld.com

 

About PURMA   

 

PURMA is a 501(C) (6) not-for-profit association. Formally organized in 1996, PURMA represents its members, providing them with professional, cost effective, risk management and insurance services. PURMA utility members are publicly owned, nonprofit electric, gas, water, telecommunications, cable TV, and sewer municipal utilities and rural cooperatives. Liability insurance programs are provided by the member owned Public Utility Mutual Insurance Company, A Risk Retention Group (PUMIC RRG), a liability insurance company.

 

www.purma.org

   

Construction Health and Safety Officer

Field Safety Corporation, North Branford, CT

[Posted 6/26/2019]

 

Position Summary:

 

We are seeking motivated, electrical transmission and distribution experienced professionals with excellent communication skills.  Must be willing to travel with extended stays at times. 

 

In this role, your duties will include:

 

  • Oversee all site workers and activities for Clients employees and their sub-contractor’s employees to work safely.
  • Conduct Site Audits and Daily Job Site Safety Reviews to ensure proficiency in safe work practices and methods
  • Conduct job site Audits to ensure compliance with Client, Contactor, State, OSHA, and DOT procedures and regulations are being followed.
  • Help report and conduct investigations of occupational injuries, illnesses, incidents, accidents as well as near miss.
  • Maintain on site records for employee training, drug and alcohol testing, property damage, injury reports and worker’s compensation claim forms.
  • Conduct training sessions for newly hired employees; Substation Awareness, Electrical Hazard Awareness, Review Site Environmental Policies, etc.
  • Provide and or conduct daily and weekly safety meeting topics if needed.
  • Complete monthly and weekly status reports

 

Qualifications Required:

 

  • Electric Utility Experience
  • Certification with any of the following: CHST, ASP, CSP or CUSP
  • 2 years of Construction-related Safety experience
  • 30 Hour Construction Outreach Training
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training is desirable, but not required

 

Send your cover letter and resume to:

 

Michael Ziskin, CHCM, CHMM, CBCP, CUSP

MZiskin@fieldsafety.com

Field Safety Corporation

101C Fowler Road

North Branford, CT 06471

www.fieldsafety.com

 

  

Lineman (Troubleman)

Peabody Municipal Light Plant, Peabody, MA

[Posted 6/26/2019, updated 6/28/2019]

 

TITLE:  LINEMAN (TROUBLEMAN)
DIVISION: DISTRIBUTION
SALARY: GRADE 15 ($38.96 - $48.72)
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 as required.

 

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 have (or be able to obtain within 6 months of hiring) a valid and active Massachusetts Hoisting Engineers License Class 1B/3A. 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 submit letter and resume c/o Charles J. Orphanos, Manager to Barbara Previte at bprevite@pmlp.com.

 

AA/EEO

PMLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Senior Electrical Distribution Engineer

Town of Danvers, Danvers, MA

[Posted 6/4/2019]

 

The Town of Danvers is seeking applicants for a full-time, benefitted position in the Electrical Engineering Department. Depending on qualifications, the Town will hire the applicant as either a Senior Electrical Distribution Engineer, an Electrical Distribution Engineer, or an Electrical Engineer. The preferred candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, with a concentration in Power Systems, and 5 years of electrical distribution experience; however, candidates with less than five years of experience are encouraged to apply as well. A candidate with the preferred qualifications will provide electrical engineering services, design and manage the Town’s distribution construction projects, evaluate and plan for growth of the system, and perform other related work. This is a union position. A complete job description and job requirements for each position are available at www.danversma.gov/jobs.

 

This position works 40 hours per week Mondays – Wednesdays 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM; Thursdays 7:00 AM – 7:30 PM**; Fridays 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM** (**schedule rotates: Thursdays 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM and Fridays 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM ). Union pay scale, with ability to move through scale (via step system):

 

Senior Electrical Distribution Engineer pay scale: $89,100-$113,369

Electrical Distribution Engineer pay scale: $85,699-$104,848

Electrical Engineer pay scale: $76,389-$96,262

 

To apply, please send a Town application, resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923; or by email to mcarroll@danversma.gov. Applications will be accepted until position is filled with an initial cutoff date of June 17. An EOE/AA employer.

 

 

1st Class Lineworker

Town of Ipswich, Ipswich, MA

[Posted 5/9/2019]

 

Town of Ipswich seeks candidates for FT union position of 1st Class Lineworker for the Ipswich Municipal Light Department.

Under the supervision of the Working Distribution Foreman, the 1st Class Lineman works as part of a line crew to perform the efficient and safe construction, maintenance and repair of the overhead distribution and underground residential distribution (URD) electrical system, and is responsible for the safety, productivity, quality of work performed as assigned. Provides feedback and makes recommendations to Head Linemen and management regarding cost-effective infrastructure improvements that increase distribution system reliability.

A complete job description and application is available online: www.ipswichma.gov/jobs

 

Qualifications

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.

 

Miscellaneous Information

To apply: submit cover letter, resume and Town of Ipswich employment application (available www.ipswichma.gov/jobs) to Mary Gallivan, Human Resources Director via email, hr@ipswichma.gov

 

 

Apprentice Lineworker

Town of Ipswich, Ipswich, MA

[Posted 5/9/2019]

 

Town of Ipswich seeks candidates for FT union position of Apprentice Lineworker for the Ipswich Municipal Light Department.

 

Under the direct supervision of the Working Distribution foreman, the Apprentice Lineman works as part of a line crew to perform the efficient and safe construction, maintenance and repair of the overhead and underground electrical distribution system. Performs overhead and underground electrical distribution work in a progressively proficient manner.  The work requires the ability to learn the operations of a variety of light and heavy equipment and vehicles, including specialized equipment used in electrical distribution system construction and maintenance.


A complete job description and application is available: www.ipswichma.gov/jobs

 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability for professional growth and improvement.
  • Maintains passing grade in NEPPA 1st Class Line Worker training program.
  • Strong familiarity with OSHA 1910.269 requirements, National Electrical Safety Code and National Electric Code sections pertaining to electric utility work.
  • Valid Massachusetts Class B Commercial Driver’s License with airbrake endorsement.
  • Valid Massachusetts DPS Hoist Engineers License 1B.
  • Progressively increasing knowledge of and ability to perform line work.
  • Possesses thorough knowledge of the APPA Safety Manual. Maintains safe work habits by actively listening to Head Linemen and following directions.
  • Must be available for stand by duty at specified times and in cases of emergency, may be called for duty at any time.
  • Familiarity with substation equipment, maintenance and operations is preferred.
  • Familiarity with diesel engine equipment, maintenance and operations is preferred.

 

Miscellaneous Information

To apply: submit cover letter, resume and Town of Ipswich employment application (available online www.ipswichma.gov/jobs) to Mary Gallivan, Human Resources Director via email, hr@ipswichma.gov

 

 

IBEW Line Worker

Belmont Municipal Light Department, Belmont, MA

[Posted 4/22/2019]

 

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

 

  • safely 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;
  • climb poles and operate bucket trucks and other aerial lift equipment;
  • remove old switch gear, brushes and repairs old duct work, etc.; and
  • repair all communications, fiber optics and safety wiring for the Town.

 

The 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 or ability to attain 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 $26.30 to $49.43 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

 

 

Fleet Maintenance Foreman

Town of Mansfield, Mansfield, MA

[Posted 4/18/2019]

 

The Town of Mansfield has an opening for a Fleet Maintenance Foreman. The foreman is responsible for the operation of a complex fleet maintenance process consisting of all town vehicles, police vehicles, medical/heavy duty trucks which include fire apparatus, front end loaders, backhoes and small engine repair. Supervises 2 or more employees. Qualified applicants should have a high school diploma and 5 years work experience.

 

The position is 37.5 hours at a starting rate of $25.65. The applicant must be available for snow emergencies and other emergencies at all times.

 

Click here for a full job posting and to apply.

 

 

Senior Utility Analyst

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 4/10/2019]

 

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

  

Senior Utility Analyst

                            

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Manager of Information Technology

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative (EMEC), Calais, ME

[Posted 4/2/2019]

 

EMEC is seeking a person to be the Manger of Information Technology to lead the EMEC’s technology needs.  The position reports to the CEO and provides a great opportunity for professional growth. 

 

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative (EMEC) is a consumer owned electric utility serving 3,000 square miles of Aroostook, Penobscot, and Washington Counties with 1,700 miles of electrical lines and 12,600 consumers.

 

This person will provide a sound and secure information technology environment that supports Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative’s business and technical requirements, including Local and Wide-area networking hardware and connectivity, server hardware/software, E-mail, backup solutions, cyber security, cloud computing, telephone systems, radio system, and policies and procedures development.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support, design, install, maintain and monitor internal and external networks
  • Support, maintain voice, radio and data systems
  • Install, support and manage servers and resolve issues as needed.
  • Implement and manage all systems, applications, security and network configurations including routers, switches, fire walls, virus protection, etc.
  • Manage the Meter Data Management System (MDMS), automated metering system, outage management system, MV-90 and related software and hardware and the integration of the systems
  • Resolve network performance issues and establish a disaster recovery plan
  • Recommend upgrades, patches and new applications and equipment
  • Work with NISC and other contractors on all software and hardware issues to maintain upgrades or troubleshoot
  • Install, maintain, support, and troubleshoot printers, workstation hardware/software as well as other authorized desktop applications and peripheral equipment
  • Diagnose, repair, maintain, and upgrade hardware and equipment (including but not limited to PCs, laptops, printers, scanners and mobile devices) to ensure optimal performance
  • Perform general preventative maintenance tasks on computers, laptops, printers, and any other authorized equipment unless prohibited by existing customer warranties
  • Maintain inventory of all equipment, software and software licenses
  • Recommend, research, and define specifications of personal computer systems and peripheral devices for cooperative use
  • Assist in purchasing, placement of orders and procurement of PCs, peripheral devices and other equipment deemed necessary
  • Provide technical support and guidance to users
  • Website monitoring and updating
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience of three or more years in network role. 
  • Experience developing and communicating technology security related policies and procedures.
  • Microsoft Server and VMware experience
  • Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching or CCNP Security
  • Knowledge of virtual computing environments
  • VEEAM Backup system knowledge
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • In depth understanding of diverse computer systems and networks
  • Working knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles
  • Must be self-motivated with outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong, proven customer service and communication skills

 

It is preferable for the candidate to have the above qualifications but not all are initially required.

 

Resumes can be sent in confidence to:

 

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Human Resources

PO Box 425

Calais, Maine  04619

 

or email to:  hr@emec.com

 

The Cooperative offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and comprehensive benefits package.

 

The Cooperative is headquartered in Calais, Maine which offers an excellent outdoor recreation opportunity. 

 

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Controller 

Stowe Electric Department, Stowe, VT

[Posted 3/26/2019]

 

Stowe Electric Department is located in the highly desirable tourist and ski resort town of Stowe, Vermont. If you are looking to live and work in an area with beautiful mountains, great outdoor entertainment, exceptional schools and a quality of life unsurpassed - than this may be your dream position. Stowe Electric Department is a successful utility expanding into renewables and beyond. We are seeking a Controller to be accountable for the day to day financial management operations of the department. This key position includes the production of monthly and periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system process of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with GAAP and FERC regulations. We are looking for an exceptional individual that has prior utility experience and that has the ability to roll up their sleeves and hit the ground running.

 

Qualities Desired:

 

  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and work in a fast past environment.
  • Advanced computer skills including Excel, Word, Outlook and Access
  • An understanding of how to navigate political processes and interact with customers, regulators and State Officials.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

Minimum Education & Experience required:

 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree and/or CPA with a major field of emphasis in Accounting.
  • Five or more years of experience in a controller/accountant position or in a position of leadership within an accounting department
  • Strong Managerial experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of GAAP for municipals and FERC accounting requirements.
  • Financial and analytical acumen in addition to experience with budget development.

 

Compensation:

 

  • Salary range $95,000 - $115,000.
  • Stowe Electric Department offers an extraordinarily generous benefit package with little or no expense to the employee which includes health, dental and life insurance, short & long term disability, Paid-Time-Off and holidays. In addition, SED provides each employee with a very generous employer contribution to a 401(a) tax-deferred retirement savings plan and sponsors an employee 457(b) deferred compensation plan.

 

For a complete job description and more information on the Stowe Electric Department visit www.stoweelectric.com

 

Interested parties should forward a cover letter, resume and three references to:

 

              Ellen Burt, General Manager

              Stowe Electric Department

              PO Box 190

              Stowe, VT 05672-0190

              eburt@stoweelectric.com

              cc: pwaugh@stoweelectric.com

 

 

Generation Assets Engineering Manager 

Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC), Ludlow, MA

[Posted 3/21/2019]


The Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC) brings a competitive edge to Massachusetts municipal utilities dedicated to providing its customers with low-cost and reliable electricity. We plan, develop and manage energy resources in an evolving marketplace that requires high levels of innovation and expertise. Our values are oldfashioned, reflecting 40 years of public power joint action, but our service is enlightened.

 

We are currently seeking a Generation Assets Engineering Manager who will manage the activities of the Chief Emerging Technologies Engineer, Generation Asset Engineer, Senior Engineer and the Engineering Assistant in a manner that will produce maximum results in providing service to MMWEC, and its Members and Participants. The incumbent will provide ongoing support to meet all approved objectives, policies and plans, and to fully support other managers and Business Unit Director to achieve MMWEC’s goals.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Plan, develop and recommend to the Business Unit Director of Engineering & Generation Assets annual goals to be accomplished by the Engineering Department in fulfillment of its objectives
  • Initiate/direct studies for improvements in all areas of engineering and technical asset support including but not limited to safety, environmental, construction, maintenance, service and associated training
  • Study and review MMWEC’s terms and conditions of service, MMWEC By-laws, operations and maintenance procedures, construction drawings and specifications, safety and environmental rules and regulation, and publications to keep currently informed
  • Keep informed of the latest technical developments outside of MMWEC
  • Prepare or supervise the preparation of construction and materials contracts and facilitate the competitive bidding process to ensure that MMWEC receives competitive prices
  • Responsible for overall work quality, hiring, training, supervising, scheduling, prioritizing, budgeting, and employee performance evaluations for direct reports
  • Travel may be required

 

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering discipline from an accredited four year college or university
  • Minimum of 10 years in the power utility industry with experience in the design, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical generation assets, five of which were in a supervisory role
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Codes, Standards and Regulations associated with the design, construction, management, operation and maintenance of generation assets, engineering principals, operations and maintenance, materials and equipment, EPA/DEP requirements and OSHA standards.
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to a rapidly-changing work environment
  • Ability to understand personal and departmental role in the bigger organizational picture
  • Professional Engineering Registration in Massachusetts preferred
  • Massachusetts First Class Engineer’s license a plus

 

MMWEC offers a competitive salary & benefits package including both a pension and savings retirement plan with company match. We foster an environment that challenges employees to be passionate, energetic, proactive, and progressive. If you are interested & qualified to join our team please apply directly at: https://bit.ly/2OPll1y

 

Or forward your resume & salary requirements to:

 

Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company

Human Resources Office

327 Moody Street

Ludlow, MA 01056

alomma@mmwec.org

 

Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC) eagerly accepts applications for employment from all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, GINA, marital status, gender identity, age, ancestry, veteran status, mental or physical disability, and political belief or affiliation. MMWEC will only accept applications for open positions.

 

 

Resource Specialist 

Reading Municipal Light Department, Reading, MA

[Posted 2/5/2019]

 

The Resource Specialist will be responsible for the implementation and administration of a variety of residential efficiency programs and to assist with commercial programs for the Integrated Resources Division.  This position will promote, administer and coordinate all aspects of programs offered. 

 

Successful candidate must be able to take phone calls, explain efficiency programs to customers, recommend ones that will benefit customer, determine whether criteria will be met and processing applications.  You will be responsible for program evaluation including data collection, analysis and reporting to assess strengths and weaknesses of programs.   Individual must be highly detail-oriented, flexible and work effectively under deadline pressure. 

 

You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficient spreadsheet capabilities and strong math skills with analytical analysis.  Position requires an Associate’s degree and at least two years’ utility related experience performing clerical duties and handling customer service situations.  Prior experience promoting and administering utility customer programs is highly desired.  Position resides in the Professional Union.

 

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