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Energy Services Specialist

The Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities (IAMU) is currently seeking a member-focused, innovative, and results-oriented Energy Services Specialist.

The Energy Services Specialist will:

  • serve as the subject matter expert for IAMU staff and members on distributed generation, renewable energy, and energy efficiency
  • help promote and manage IAMU programs relating to member education on distributed generation, renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • assist members with industry related regulatory filings as needed.

A bachelor’s degree is required with a degree in engineering preferred, but not required. Any combination of equivalent education and experience will be considered. The ideal candidate will have extensive understanding of the electric utility industry, including its regulatory structure, distributed and utility grade renewable energy and energy efficiency. Experience with municipal utilities is also a plus.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter capable of managing multiple projects at once and have excellent written & verbal communications skills. The Energy Services Specialist is required to work collaboratively across functional areas in order to serve the needs of IAMU’s members. Overnight travel is required a few times a year and is typically planned well in advance. The Energy Services Specialist reports to the Executive Director.

IAMU represents more than 550 municipal electric, gas, water and broadband utilities statewide, and maintains a marketing relationship with a large number of associate member businesses. IAMU offers its members advocacy, education and operations support and services with a variety of programs.

IAMU offers a casual work environment from its offices located in southern Ankeny. IAMU offers a competitive benefits package including paid vacation, paid sick leave, 401k (with an Association provided 6% contribution) and health, dental and vision insurance. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume including employment history and salary expectations via email to IAMU’s Executive Director, Troy DeJoode at tdejoode@iamu.org. This position will be open until filled.  Interviews may begin immediately. Questions about the position should be submitted via email as well. IAMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.


Transmission Dispatcher

Central Iowa Power Cooperative is currently searching for a Transmission Dispatcher at our Creston location. The Transmission Dispatcher is responsible for coordinating line switching during routine and emergency operations. This position requires extensive work with phones and computers. This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement and provides excellent company benefits.

Requirements

  • Completion of an accredited Basic Electrical or Electronics course, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Completion of a computer-based combustion turbine training program within one year of employment

To complete an online application please visit www.cipco.net and click Career Opportunities.

About CIPCO


CIPCO is Iowa's largest cooperative energy provider serving 13 rural electric cooperatives and associations spanning 58 of Iowa's 99 counties. CIPCOs' members distribute power to nearly 300,000 Iowans and more than 12,000 commercial and industrial accounts.

CIPCO is a state-of-the-art energy provider with a diverse fuel mix of coal, nuclear, hydro, wind, landfill gas, natural gas, and oil energy resources. We continue to invest in new technology and renewable energy production, supporting Iowa’s development of renewable energy resources. Over half of our electricity is generated from emission- and carbon-free resources, minimizing the impact to the environment.

 

CIPCO provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package which includes: health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, pension plan, 401(k) match, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, and much more.

 

To complete an online application please visit www.cipco.net and click Career Opportunities.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran

Posted 8-18-17


Utility Technician

City of Webster City is seeking full-time Utility Technician for our Electric Utility.  Duties would include but not be limited to; construction, operation, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution systems.  Graduation from one year line mechanic school in underground and overhead operations and/or 2-4 years related electric line work experience desired.  Applicants must posses a valid Iowa CDL or the ability to obtain, high school diploma or GED.  Pre-employment drug testing required.  Salary range DOQ. Apply on line at www.webstercity.com or request an application by calling (515)-832-9151.  EOE. Deadline for applications is 9-1-17.

Posted 8-15-17


Electric Line Worker

SALARY: $26.00 - $31.00 Hourly

OPENING DATE: 08/14/17

CLOSING DATE: until filled

The Amana Society Service Company is a small investor owned utility that offers electric and water service to the residents of the Amana Colonies in Iowa. The Amana Colonies are progressive communities which have limited overhead lines, mostly underground distribution and a 24MW generating plant. The ASSC is currently accepting applications for the position of Electric Line Worker.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance and construction of underground distribution system.
  • Maintenance and construction of overhead distribution system.
  • Maintenance and construction of street lights.
  • Operate service equipment as needed (service vehicles, digger/derrick, trencher, plow, chipper).
  • Respond to outages and emergency calls.
  • Perform tree trimming.
  • Work with water department, as needed.
  • Other activities as needed (truck maintenance, support setup for Amana Colonies festivals, etc.).

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must have completed and received lineman certification from an accredited training program.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.\
  • The successful candidate will need to live within 10 minutes driving distance of the ASSC shop within 6 months.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class B Certification with Air brake CDL within 6 months.\
  • Training in First Aid, CPR and AED a plus.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Working conditions include all types of weather, rough terrain, dusty or muddy conditions.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. ASSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background checks will be run on candidates.

Letter of interest and resume may be mailed to ASSC, PO Box 168, Amana, IA 52203 or emailed to reimers@amanas.net.

Posted 8-14-17


Maintenance Mechanic-Wastewater Treatment Plant

$21.84/Hour.  Under general direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs maintenance and repair work for the Waste Water Treatment Plant Facilities.  General mechanical skills with emphasis on pumps, compressors, blowers, etc. This full-time position 40 hours per week will work Monday – Friday, including stand-by hours of one week per month. 

For complete job description, qualifications and application visit our website www.sioux-city.org

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

The completed application may be dropped off at City Hall or post marked by the Postal Service on or before the close date.  Please visit our website at www.sioux-city.org to download a City application.

Posted 8-11-17


City Administrator

Fairfield, Iowa. (Population – 10,206).  Progressive community in southeast Iowa located along U.S. Highway 34 is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

Salary range is $95,000 to $115,000, depending upon qualifications, with full range of benefits.  The city administrator directly oversees all municipal departments, including city hall, water, wastewater, streets, sanitation, parks & recreation, police, library, building, zoning, and finance, which includes 70 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $24.9 million.

The city administrator is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the seven member city council and mayor fully advised of the city’s financial condition and overall future needs.

Qualifications include four year college degree in public or business administration or related field and five or more years of experience in a public sector management position.  Residency requirement is in effect.

Potential candidates can view a community/position profile on the City’s website (www.cityoffairfieldiowa.com),  after it has been posted on August 12th .  Application materials requested include: a cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references.

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled with the first review of applications on September 10, 2017.  Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to Fairfieldia.applications@gmail.com.

Contact:  Patrick Callahan
Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC
callahan.cmc@gmail.com  (563) 599-3708

Posted 8-11-17


Electric Lineman

Montezuma Municipal Light and Power is seeking applications for a full time Electric Lineman position with the opportunity to advance to foreman and /or management position. Qualified applicant must possess the ability and skill to install, maintain and operate all of the overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission lines. Journeyman status is a plus. Must have or be able to obtain a class B CDL with air brake endorsement.

Experience in diesel generation, operation and/or maintenance will be considered a plus.

Montezuma is the county seat of Poweshiek County with approximately 1,460 residents and a peak load of 7.5 MW.  Located on highway 63, just 8 miles south of Interstate 80.  Iowa City is 60 minutes to the East and Des Moines is 60 minutes to the West.  Outdoor activities in the area include Hunting, Fishing, Hiking, 90 and 120 Acre lakes, 2000 plus acres of public hunting areas, as well as 3 private lakes.

 

Check us out at www.montezumaiowa.org.

 

MMLP offers competitive wages based on experience and skill level, and an excellent benefits package that includes a vacation and sick leave package.

Position is open until filled. Post-offer physical and drug/alcohol screening required. MMLP is an EOE.

Send letter of introduction and resume to:

Superintendent

Montezuma Municipal Light and Power

P.O. Box 340

Montezuma IA 50171

515-372-0062

montelp@zumatel.net

 

Posted 8-8-17


Electrician/Instrument Technician IV

Wastewater Treatment Plant, $21.84/Hour

Under the direction of the WWTP Maintenance Supervisor, safely performs responsible and skilled work in the maintenance, repair and installation of electrical power and service wiring, control panels, motors and all other related electrical equipment, and does related work as required.  Electrical Licensing preferred, but not required.

For complete job description, qualifications and application visit our website www.sioux-city.org

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

The completed application may be dropped off at City Hall or post marked by the Postal Service on or before the close date.  Please visit our website at www.sioux-city.org to download a City application.

Posted 8-7-17


Web & Social Media Specialist

Muscatine Power and Water, has an IMMEDIATE opening for a Web & Social Media Specialist, an EXCITING role with UNLIMITED possibilities.  Working closely with the Manager, Marketing & Sales, this position works to keep our internal and external communications updated and attractive to help increase awareness and education of MP&W’s products and services.

Bachelor’s Degree in information technology, e-marketing, web design, public relations, advertising, journalism, or an equivalent of education and related experience is preferred. Prospective candidates should have a minimum of two years’ experience in information tech, e-marketing, written communication, and/or graphic design with emphasis on web development, social media, public relations, and customer education and awareness.  Excellent verbal and communication skills paired with good judgement and reasoning skills are traits that are required of the new hire.  Proven proficiency in the Microsoft Suite as well as Adobe Create Suite products is also desired.

Competitive salary, excellent benefits, including pension and deferred compensation! Great work environment and a great opportunity! Don’t miss out, email your resume and salary requirements to tphillips@mpw.org or apply at www.mpw.org/careers TODAY!

Pre-employment physical, drug test and background check is required.

EOE M/F/D/V

Posted 7-26-17


Electric Lineworker

SALARY: $38.07 - $38.07 Hourly
$79,185.60 - $79,185.60 Annually

OPENING DATE: 07/03/17
CLOSING DATE: 08/28/17 05:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The City of Ames is conducting a recruitment to establish a Civil Service eligibility list for this classification.  The list will be valid for up to one year from the date of certification by the Ames Civil Service Commission and may be used to fill one or more vacancies in this classification. In addition, City of Ames Civil Service
employees who have previously held Civil Service status in this classification and are interested in voluntarily demoting or laterally transferring into the current vacancy must submit their application by the deadline.

Performs work related to the construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission systems; performs related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Constructs, maintains, and repairs electrical distribution and transmission system including stringing and pulling wires, setting poles and anchors, climbing poles and transmission towers, and installing transformers, crossarms, insulators, primary switches, and other hardware; may supervise helpers and train apprentices; provides continuous feedback to co-workers during performance of all duties; sags primary and secondary wires; locates trouble in primary and secondary lines, replaces fuses, and clears short circuits in lines; builds and maintains substations, transformer banks, and transformer platforms; connects, disconnects, and repairs service loops; installs and connects metering equipment; trims trees; reads and interprets blueprints and maps; operates laptop computer for map information; prepares reports of activities; operates digger derrick, bucket trucks, pickup trucks, and related equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. Normal working hours are Monday-Friday 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Classification requires stand-by status on a rotating basis.

Each employee is expected to continually strive to bring shared values to life through our Excellence Through People organizational culture. ETP values include: committing to continuous improvement, inspiring creativity and innovation, being customer driven, making data-driven decisions, championing employee involvement, striving for excellence, having fiscal stewardship, acting with honesty and integrity, exhibiting leadership, choosing a positive attitude, respecting one another, promoting safety and wellness, and cultivating teamwork. For leaders, this includes creating a work culture that brings these values to life.
For all employees, this includes maintaining a Total City Perspective. The purpose of ETP is to deliver exceptional services to the public at the best price, and for employees to experience an enjoyable and stimulating work environment.

Other Job Functions: May serve as acting Line Foreman; installs, maintains, and repairs street, security and recreational lighting systems.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Required Physical Activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

General Physical Characteristics: The work involves sitting 30 percent of the time; sitting and using arm/leg controls 20 percent of the time; standing (but not walking) 25 percent of the time; standing and walking 25 percent of the time; frequently lifting objects under 10 pounds; frequently lifting objects from 10 to 25 pounds: routinely lifting objects from 25 to 50 pounds; and routinely lifting objects over 50 pounds.

Vision Requirements: The minimum standard for use with those who operate cars, trucks, forklifts, cranes, and high lift equipment

Environmental Conditions: The work is performed inside or outside and includes being exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, mechanical or electrical hazards, confined spaces, darkness or poor lighting conditions, and oils.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience: Completion of a US Department of Labor apprenticeship in high voltage electric transmission and distribution system repair or commensurate.

Licenses and Certificates: Must possess a valid driver's license; must obtain a valid type A Commercial Driver's License and any required endorsements within one month of employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of approved methods, materials, and tools used in line construction and maintenance work; considerable knowledge of the principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring systems; knowledge of first aid and CPR; knowledge of all
safety rules as stated in the adopted safety manual.

Considerable skill in the use of the tools and testing equipment of the electric trade; considerable skill in all of the tasks involved in electric transmission and distribution line construction, maintenance, and repair.

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions; ability to read and interpret electrical sketches, diagrams, and blueprints; ability to use line tools and testing equipment; ability to climb poles and work with high tension wires exercising proper safety precautions; ability to establish and maintain
effective working relationships with subordinates, supervisors, and citizens; ability to operate laptop computer, digger derrick, bucket trucks, pickup trucks, and related equipment.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Selection Process:
The selection process consists of an evaluation of education and experience. Those meeting the qualifications will be invited to take a written exam. A select number of successful candidates will be selected for a phone interview. If there is a small pool of candidates after the written exam the phone interview step may be removed and the process will go directly to the on-site components. A select number of successful candidates will be selected for an on-site component. The on-site component will include a meet and greet with the Division Head, meet and greet with the Electric Distribution Staff, tour, lunch, an oral board interview, and a climbing test. The climbing test will be a pass/fail test. The civil service score will be determined by: 50% written score and 50% oral board with a minimum of 70% passing on each portion. The final candidates will undergo the completion of a criminal background check, which includes a sex offender registry check. All candidates will be notified by email of their application status.

NOTE: Persons with disabilities must submit requests for ADA testing accommodations to the Human Resources Department prior to the application deadline.

Residency Requirement:
This position has a residency requirement. Per the Union Contract the required residence area is the area bordered by the Boone and Story County lines on the north and south, State Highway 65 on the east; and on the west, County Road R27 north of Boone, and the Des Moines River south of Highway 30 to the Boone
County line. Communities intersected by the borderlines, and Zearing, shall be considered within the area. The permitted residency area is that area inside the borderlines. The area adjacent to but outside the borderlines is not included. After completing his/her probationary period, a new employee shall, within six
(6) months, reside within the residency area. The department head may allow an employee up to an additional six (6) months if the employee provides documentation of financial commitment to move within the residence area.

E-Verify Process:
The City of Ames participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered a position with the City of Ames must complete Section 1 of Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity prior to starting employment. Please be prepared to provide required documents as soon as possible after the job offer has been made. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 515-239-5199 or go to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at: http://www.uscis.gov.

The City of Ames is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will
not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Human Resources Department at 515-239-5199.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityofames.org/jobs

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
515-239-5199
hr@cityofames.org
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 7-26-17


Director of Customer service & Business Development

Here is your opportunity to work for a progressive utility organization located in Cedar Falls, IA.  Cedar Falls Utilities strives to achieve a standard of excellence as an industry leader and a trusted provider of utility services. CFU provides electricity; natural gas; water; high-speed internet, cable television and telephone services to our community of over 36,000 people.  We want to attract and retain the best talent, recognizing our success depends on a partnership with our employees based on respect, teamwork and personal growth.  Cedar Falls Utilities has an opening for our Director of Customer Service & Business Development who will serve as a visionary for the organization and provides oversight and direction in the areas of Customer Service, Energy Services, Marketing, Sales and Business Development.  CFU offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits package that also includes the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) program. For a detailed job description and to apply online visit https://www.cfu.net/careers/  by August 18, 2017.

EMPLOYEE SERVICES
CEDAR FALLS UTILITIES
P.O. Box 769
CEDAR FALLS, IA 50613

CFU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.  To learn more about our organization, visit www.cfu.net

Posted 7-21-17


Full Time Maintenance Operator Person

Glenwood Municipal Utilities is seeking applications for a Maintenance / Operator Person. Duties include, but not limited to, operations and maintenance of the water treatment facility, sewer and water systems, machinery, equipment, and related activities. . For more information regarding this position please go to the GMU website www.glenwoodmu.com. We are an equal opportunity employer. For consideration please send your resume and application to Glenwood Municipal Utilities c/o Search Committee 7 N. Vine St.  Glenwood, IA 51534 or email to wendy@glenwoodmu.com  Position will be open until filled.

Posted 7-20-17


Marketing Manager

Here is your opportunity to work for a progressive utility organization that has been continuously recognized as an Employer of Choice!  Cedar Falls Utilities strives to achieve a standard of excellence as an industry leader and a trusted provider of utility services to its customers and community.  We want to attract and retain the best talent, recognizing our success depends on a partnership with our employees based on respect, teamwork and personal growth.  Cedar Falls Utilities has an opening for a Marketing Manager who will lead our marketing initiatives that align with our commitment to deliver innovative and high-quality services that brings the best value to our citizens.  CFU offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits package that also includes the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) program. For a detailed job description and to apply online visit https://www.cfu.net/careers/  by August 18, 2017.

EMPLOYEE SERVICES
CEDAR FALLS UTILITIES
P.O. Box 769
CEDAR FALLS, IA 50613

CFU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.  To learn more about our organization, visit www.cfu.net

Posted 7-18-17


General Manager

Nebraska City Utilities, Nebraska City, NE

Due to the planned retirement of the current General Manager, the Board of Public Works/Nebraska City Utilities (NCU) seeks an energetic and experienced executive to provide strategic leadership to its customers, community and employees as the General Manager.  The General Manager has direct responsibility for the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of electric, natural gas, water and wastewater services to the community of Nebraska City, NE and surrounding areas.

NCU is governed by a five-member Board of Public Works appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the commissioners for staggered five-year terms. NCU employs sixty-seven (67) staff members working in utility operations, consisting of electric generation and distribution, natural gas transmission and distribution, water treatment and distribution and waste water.

Reporting to the Board of Public Works, the NCU General Manager is responsible for strategic and people leadership, as well as all aspects of NCU operations. While a bachelor degree is preferred, all qualified candidates with senior-level leadership experience, especially in a municipal utility setting with progressively increasing experience, are encouraged to apply.  While remaining approachable and easy to talk with, NCU’s General Manager must be an outstanding leader with top-notch communication skills to facilitate collaboration among employees, customers and the community. Also, NCU’s General Manager must have a proven history of delegating/coaching appropriately to maintain high expectations/accountability of employees for assigned responsibilities.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. NCU offers a generous comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, life, long term disability, and vision insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and a defined contribution pension plan.

The NCU General Manager is expected to live within the city limits of Nebraska City, or at an address served by the NCU electric utility within a fifteen-minute response time to the NCU office.

Resumes and cover letters will be accepted by email only at bpw@nebraskacityutilities.com.


Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. NCU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Offers are contingent on passing a background check and pre-employment physical and drug test.


Posted 7-10-17


Applications System Analyst

Muscatine Power & Water (MP&W) is seeking an Applications System Analyst to join our team!  Junior level to experienced professionals will be considered for this exciting and challenging opportunity. 

The Analyst will be responsible for database administration and analysis providing maintenance and supplemental development including the determination of end-user requirements and instruction on end-product use.  Provide solutions to data integration needs across platforms.  Maintain, modify, and extract data from various databases through the use of a variety of report-writing tools. Other duties will include:

  • Responsible for assigned MS SQL Server database administration and development, including configurations, performance monitoring, data transformation services, backup and recovery, security, and stored procedures.  Develop and maintain various Microsoft Business and VB.Net applications and related databases with full life cycle responsibility, including data integration.
  • Maintain, modify, and extract data from databases using various report-writing tools.
  • Install, encode, test, and debug applications as necessary.
  • Recommend system changes and enhancements.
  • Maintain documentation through standard operating procedures, documented data elements, data flow, relationships, and dependencies for new and modified systems.

Bachelor’s degree in information systems, business systems, or other applicable field of and 3+ years of Utility experience or related field required.  Desired candidate will have development skills in SharePoint, SQL Server, Crystal Reports, Visual Basic, and .NET. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in client/server environment and ERP administration preferred.

 

Ideal candidate can think strategically, with focus on achieving tactical and operational goals. Must be an effective communicator, with attention to detail and ability to problem-solve. We’re looking for a professional who will set the bar high, build productive professional relationships, and promote a team atmosphere.

 

Annual salary DOQ. Contact us today and see why so many have chosen to make MP&W their career employer!  We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, so consider MP&W for your next career opportunity! To apply, visit our Careers page on www.mpw.org.


Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check required.

EOE M/F/D/V

Posted 7-6-17


Civil Engineer

Muscatine Power and Water is actively seeking a driven and talented Civil Engineer to join our team!  Whether you’re a recent college grad or experienced professional, we want to hear from you!  

In this position, you’ll have the opportunity to utilize your Civil Engineering skills for the design and construction of all municipal water system capital projects.  This includes water main replacement, source water expansion, treatment plant modifications, and water storage structure repair/modifications.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to support projects related to many other Utility owned facilities including; office and storage buildings, electric substations, power plant landfill and traffic signals. Your technical abilities will also be utilized for engineering studies, and support of our Environmental Department, Communications Utility and other areas within MP&W. 

Once your projects are underway, contract administration, and project management are additional duties you will provide.  

MP&W serves the Muscatine community and our local customers with electric, water, and telecommunications services, we’re dedicated to excellence in customer service, safety, environmental responsibility, and continuous improvement just to name a few. We are committed to providing some of the lowest rates in the Midwest for our customer/owners. 

Some of the exciting and challenging projects the Utility currently has in process include water source upgrades including the development of new well field, a new Fiber-to-the-Home system for our Telecommunications Utility, and providing support to the City of Muscatine for many joint Utility/City infrastructure upgrades.  There are many exciting opportunities in this position!

Preferred candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental or Construction Engineering.  A Professional Engineering License (PE) is preferred.  Municipal water system experience is ideal. 

If you’re looking for a challenging, yet rewarding career opportunity in an ever-changing industry, look no further! Apply today at www.mpw.org/careers or send your resume directly to tphillips@mpw.org.

Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check required

EOE M/F/D/V

Posted 6-26-17


Electric Line Worker

Sumner Municipal Light Plant “SMLP” is a very progressive municipal utility that offers electric service to the residents of Sumner, Iowa, and is leading the community into the future with plans for distribution upgrades and a new generating plant. SMLP is currently accepting applications for the position of Electric Line Worker with the opportunity to advance into a supervisory/management position.

Qualified applicants must have the ability to perform the duties with regard to line construction, maintenance and operation of underground/overhead distribution systems, as well as work in the generating plant. Experience in working with budgets, purchasing and inventory control would be a plus. Other requirements include possessing or the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), on-call duty, residency requirement, and pre-employment drug screening. Preference will be given to an experienced line worker.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. SMLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Letter of interest and resume may be mailed to SMLP, 105 Wapsie Street, P.O. Box 267, Sumner, IA 50674 or emailed to smlp@iowatelecom.net.

Position will remain open until filled.

Posted 6-26-17


General Manager

The Indianola Municipal Utilities (IMU) seeks an energetic and experienced executive to provide strategic leadership to its customers, community and employees as the General Manager with direct responsibility for the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of electric, water and broadband services to the community of Indianola, Iowa.

IMU is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council for staggered six year terms. IMU employs twenty-seven (27) staff members working mostly in utility operations, shares certain services with the city of Indianola, and receives certain services from city staff. Twenty employees are represented by Construction & Public Employees LiUNA Local 177, with whom IMU has just completed negotiations and will enter into a 3 year contract as of July 1st. Last fiscal year IMU generated $16 million in revenue. Rates are not regulated by the Iowa Utilities Board but are established locally by the Board of Trustees.

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the IMU General Manager is responsible for leading all aspects of IMU operations. While a bachelor degree is preferred, any candidates with senior level leadership experience, especially in a municipal utility setting are encouraged to apply.

IMU’s next General Manager needs to be an outstanding leader with top notch communications skills who can facilitate collaboration among employees, customers and the community. Municipal utility experience is not required but consideration will be given to those with experience in a multi-utility municipal utilities of comparable size, scope and complexity. IMU has a roster of experienced and talented employees, so while an understanding of utility operations or the ability to learn such is important, the IMU General Manager is primarily a leadership position, not a technical role, and as such demonstrated leadership experience is highly preferred. IMU’s next General Manager must delegate appropriately to employees, maintain high expectations of them and hold those employees accountable for their assigned responsibilities. The IMU General Manager will need to be approachable and easy to talk to by both employees and community members. IMU is on the cusp of significantly expanding its fiber network throughout the community and the next General Manager will be responsible for ensuring the successful implementation and community roll-out of this exciting venture.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. IMU offers a generous comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance, vacation, holidays, long and short term disability, deferred compensation and a defined benefit pension plan with the Iowa Public Employees Retirement system.

The IMU General Manager is expected to relocate to Indianola within six months of starting, and must live within the city limits of Indianola or at an address served by the IMU electric utility. Some assistance with the cost of relocation may be available.

Resumes and cover letters will be accepted by email only at recruiter@iamu.org. Materials received by regular mail, ground delivery or fax may be discarded without consideration. Candidates desiring confidentiality should clearly mark their resume and cover letter with “Confidentiality Requested.” Questions should be directed to Troy DeJoode at 515-289-1999 or recruiter@iamu.org.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled, however resumes received by July 14th, 2017 will be given first consideration. IMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages minorities, and women to apply. Offers are contingent on passing a background check and pre-employment physical and drug test.

Posted 6-21-17


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