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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.


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


Water/Wastewater Operator

The City of Forest City, Iowa (pop 4150) is accepting applications for the position of Water/Wastewater Operator. Must be HS grad or have GED.  Experience in operating and maintaining water & wastewater facilities, distribution and collection systems desired.  Requires minimum Grade I Iowa Water, Water Distribution and Wastewater Treatment certifications or ability to secure same within 1 yr.  Must have or acquire within 30 days a valid Class B CDL with tanker endorsement.

Please submit letter of application, resume, and City application for employment (www.cityofforestcity.com) to: 
City of Forest City
Attn: Personnel
P.O. Box 346
Forest City, IA 50436

by July 31, 2017.  AA/EOE/ADA

Posted 7-10-17


Lineman

Join Our Team – Lineman Position - Lenox, IA
Lenox Municipal Utilities and Communications is seeking applicants for a lineman position.
LMU provides electricity, water and telecommunications to the City of Lenox, IA.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance and construction of overhead distribution system.
  • Maintenance and construction of underground distribution system.
  • Respond to outages and emergency calls.
  • Work with other departments within the utility.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class B  Certification with Air brake CDL within 1 year.

Applications can be obtained at Lenox Municipal Utilities and Communications and will be received until July 21, 2017 or until position is filled.

Send Resumes to:
Lenox Municipal Utilities and Communications
Attention: John Borland
205 S. Main St.
Lenox IA 50851
EOE

Posted 7-10-17


Water Operator

The City of Jefferson, IA (Pop. 4345) is taking applications for a full-time Water Operator. Duties include operation and maintenance of water treatment facility, wells, pumps and equipment, collection and analysis of water samples, reading and servicing meters, locate water service lines and mains, installation and repair of water main pipes, hydrants, and valves. Will assist other departments as needed or required. Salary range is $34,590 – $44,137 DOQ, IPERS, and major medical. CDL required. Pre-employment drug/alcohol testing. 3-5 years experience preferred; Current Grade I Treatment Plant and Distribution preferred. Application and job description available at City Hall, 220 N. Chestnut, Jefferson IA 50129 and www.cityofjeffersoniowa.org. Deadline: 5:00pm July 28, 2017. EOE.

Posted 7-7-17


Customer Experience Specialist

As the Customer Experience Specialist you will be the primary point of contact for Coon Rapids Municipal Utilities communication customers and will play a vital role in providing a memorable brand experience for our customers.  You will become a product expert with your main focus towards constantly improving the overall customer experience.

 

Qualified applicant must be technology-savvy, a quick learner and highly motivated.  Responsible for helping to develop and deliver innovative communication solutions that help our customers succeed from program development / to marketing / to follow-up and general office support. 


A college degree in marketing and/or a technology-based program is strongly recommended.

Coon Rapids Municipal Utilities “CRMU” is a very progressive municipality that offers electric, natural gas, water, wastewater and communication services (telephone, internet, CATV) to residents of Coon Rapids, Iowa.  CRMU offers a positive work environment, competitive salary and excellent benefits. 


CRMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Letter of interest, resume and salary history may be mailed to General Manager, Coon Rapids Municipal Utilities, PO Box 207, 123 3rd Avenue S., Coon Rapids, Iowa  50058 or emailed to: office@crmu.net.

 

Position will be open until filled.

 

Posted 7-16-17


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


Director of Telecommunications

Indianola Municipal Utilities is currently welcoming applications for the position of Director of Telecommunications. 

The City of Indianola (pop. 14,278) is a growing community with a historic downtown, located approximately 15 minutes south of Des Moines.  It is a safe community with Midwestern values, friendly people and excellent schools.  Indianola, which is home to Simpson College, the world renowned Des Moines Metro Opera and the National Balloon Museum and U.S. Ballooning Hall of Fame, is known for its excellent access to outdoor activities, a nice trail system, five major parks and two golf courses.  The community welcomes thousands of visitors annually who come to Indianola to enjoy major events such as the National Balloon Classic, Bike Night, the Warren County Fair and other events. 

This position is responsible for a number of tasks, including, but not limited to:

  • Providing oversight, direction and supervision of the Communications Department to include employees, CATV, Internet and telephone services.
  • Train, develop and motivate staff in proper work procedures and in the use and care of equipment and facilities.
  • Preparing and monitoring the departmental budget in accordance with the approved budget/capital plans.
  • Administer FTTx system design, construction, and restoration procedures.

For a full job description, please visit the City’s website at http://indianolaiowa.gov/jobs.aspx

The successful candidate will have at least five (5) years of experience in ISP, telephony, and/or fiber optic network operations and maintenance preferred. Supervisory experience with a proven track record in training and staff development is strongly preferred.

Graduation from high school.  College degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in business, engineering or other field related to communications utility work; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must be available for off work assignments, meetings and activities.

The position’s salary range is $77,202 – 99,343.  IMU offers an excellent benefits package.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screening, physical capacity profile and physical.  Position will remain posted until filled. 

To apply, submit a letter of interest, your resume with salary history, 3 professional references and application to Human Resources at mmccoy@indianolaiowa.gov.  Applications may be downloaded at http://indianolaiowa.gov/jobs.aspx. 

EOE

Posted 6-20-17


Public Works Employee

The City of Lake View is accepting applications for a maintenance employee in the Public Works Department.  Full-time position performs duties in the operation and maintenance of the water, sewer, and street departments. Requires Grade II water treatment, water distribution, and wastewater licenses, or the ability to obtain these licenses.  Requires Class A CDL, or the ability to obtain this license.  Pre-employment physical and drug screen required.  Must reside within 10 miles of the city limits after hire.  Submit resume to the Lake View City Hall, 305 Main Street, Lake View, Ia.  51450 or scott@lakeviewlifestyle.com.   Position open until filled with first review of applications on June 30, 2017.

Posted 6-13-17


Telecommunications Technician

MP&W’s Communications utility is seeking team-oriented, customer-focused Telecommunications Technician to perform telecommunications system installations and associated tasks, including drop buries, minor troubleshooting, and repair/replacement of wiring, converters, modems and other system devices. The position will work with customers in performing installations, upgrades, and downgrades of service, including installation and setup of digital set-top boxes, cable modem, and PCs for Internet access and customer-owned equipment (VCRs, DVRs etc).

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be able to operate diagnostic test equipment, including signal level and volt/ohm meters to troubleshoot service issues.
  • Minimum 1 year of education and work experience or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with computer software & hardware, ability to read and interpret design schematics of telecommunications system, and home-networking experience preferred.
  • Must be able to safely climb up to 28’ extension ladders, 12’ step ladders, and work from elevated platform or bucket trucks up to 50’, as well as work outdoors in inclement weather conditions.
  • Valid driver’s license with chauffeur’s designation or able to acquire Chauffeur’s designation within 90 days of hire required.
  • Must be available for overtime, with ability to work flexible hours as required/needed. This position requires ability to be on rotation for standby and primary residence maintained according to terms of MP&W Residency Policy.
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) a plus.

Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check required.
EOE M/F/D/V

Posted 6-9-17


Public Works Director

NORWALK, IOWA
The City of Norwalk is looking for an experienced and professional leader who can coordinate all operations within the Public Works Department and plan, develop, and construct City projects. The successful candidate will be team oriented with skills to manage and direct professional and technical staff in the area of development, oversee professional engineering contracts, and maintenance of City systems.

Salary Range: $89,000 to $115,000

Education and Experience: Extensive knowledge in construction methods, materials and equipment as applied in municipal public works. Considerable knowledge of the modern principles and practices of municipal public works administration. Working knowledge of finance, administration, and budgeting. Ability to organize, direct and coordinate the activities of the Public Works Department, including long term planning. Have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other city officials, and the general public. Considerable administrative and operational public works experience; graduation from a four-year college and certification as a Professional Engineer (PE).

Functional Requirements: Must be available for after hour calls.

Residency: Department Heads are encouraged to live within the City limits. Those that choose to live outside the city limits must live within a 30-minute response time.

Application Submittal: Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, professional references, and required City of Norwalk application to City Hall via email (lnelson@norwalk.iowa.gov). Application materials should be in Adobe PDF format. Application forms and a complete job description are available at www.norwalk.Iowa.gov. The screening process for this position is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration for this position, please submit your application as soon as possible. The first review of applicants will begin on June 16, 2017.

EOE

Posted 6-6-17


City Administrator/Clerk

City Administrator/Clerk, Bloomfield, Iowa. (Population – 2,640).  Progressive community in southeast Iowa located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 63 and Iowa Highway 2 about 20 miles south of Ottumwa is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator/clerk.

Salary range is $60,000 to $90,000, depending upon qualifications, with full range of benefits.  The city administrator/clerk directly oversees all municipal departments, including city hall, water, wastewater, refuse collection, electric, natural gas, energy efficiency, streets, cemetery, parks & recreation, fire, library, zoning, and finance, which includes 35 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $14.5 million.

The city administrator/clerk is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the five-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.cityofbloomfield.org), after it has been posted on June 10th.  Application materials requested include:  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 July 3, 2017.  Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC  417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to callahan.cmc@gmail.com.

Contact:  Patrick Callahan, Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC

callahan.cmc@gmail.com  (563) 599-3708

Posted 6-6-17


General Manager

The General Manager is an advanced professional and administrative person who works as the manager of the public electric, water, gas, and waste water utility department.  Work involves the responsibility for planning, directing, and supervising the operation of the utility under the general administrative direction of the City Council.  Duties include the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of commercial and residential utility services. The Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Plan, direct and coordinate the work of the organization; establish procedures and policies within the general policy established by the City Council; make recommendations on plans, policies and projects to the Council.
  • Administer and coordinate the development and execution of the capital improvement projects budget; participate in the development of master plans for organizing and financing capital improvement projects.
  • Advise the City Council and citizens on various utility projects and programs.
  • Coordinate work with other city departments as well as other utility interests.
  • Prepare and present a recommended budget to the City Council.

Qualifications: A college degree in engineering, business or related course of study and strong managerial and interpersonal skills is preferred.  A minimum of eight (8) years of responsible supervisory/managerial experience with a public utility or closely related organization is highly desired. 

Experience:  Knowledge of materials, methods, and practices required in municipal public utility construction, maintenance, and operations.  Knowledge of construction contract administration and knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations pertaining to public utility operations is essential.

Applications can be picked up at Lamoni City Hall at 190 South Chestnut Street in Lamoni and will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries can be sent to lamonicityhall@grm.net or by calling (641) 784-6311. A complete job description is available upon request.

EEOC

Posted 6-5-17


Line Worker

Posting Close Date: Review of applications will begin May 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

 

Pay Range: Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education and training of the successful candidate.

 

Line Worker Description: Grundy Center Utilities is seeking a talented and self-driven Line Worker to join our Electric Distribution team.

The successful candidates will perform construction and maintenance work on de-energized and energized 12,470 and 4160 volt underground and overhead distribution system in a progressive community, serving approximately 1,500 meters and 2,700 residents. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performs overhead electrical distribution system construction and maintenance work
  • Performs underground electrical distribution system construction and maintenance work
  • Responds to trouble and emergency calls
  • Diagnoses electrical faults
  • Work with other departments within the utility

Please forward your application package and resume to, Grundy Center Municipal Utilities Attn: General Manager, P.O. Box 307, Grundy Center, IA 50638 or Email to gcmuni@gcmuni.net.

 

Posted 5-24-17


Manager, Transmission & Distribution

Muscatine Power and Water, the largest municipal utility in Iowa, has an IMMEDIATE opening for a Manager, Transmission & Distribution, overseeing the day to day operations of an electric utility.  Working closely with the Senior Leadership Team, this position is responsible for managing the T&D Field Operations, Substations, Operations Engineering, Tree Trimming, Metering, and GIS areas and all aspects that go along with them: staffing, goals, business objectives, budget adherence, as well as keeping up to date with training and regulations, and maintaining a top-notch leadership team.

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology is required. A minimum 10 years’ Utility specific Transmission & Distribution experience, paired with a minimum of 5 years’ management experience is desired.  Top traits of an excellent candidate would include, results-based management skills, knowledge of T&D underground and overhead, hands on exposure to safety and lean practices, and an excellent rapport with project management.  Additionally, candidates that hold a Professional Engineer’s license, have underground and overhead distribution design experience, and a knowledge of the collective bargaining unit and FERC, NERC, and CIP are ideal in this position. 

Competitive salary, Excellent benefits, including pension and deferred compensation! Great work environment and a great opportunity to leverage your skills and talents in managing your team! Don’t miss out on this EXCITING opportunity, email your resume and salary requirements to tphillips@mpw.org or apply at www.mpw.org/careers TODAY!

Posted 5-24-17


Safety & Training Supervisor

Muscatine Power and Water, has an IMMEDIATE opening for a Safety & Training Supervisor, a KEY role with VITAL responsibilities.  Working closely with the Manager, Safety & Training, this position works to secure and maintain the safety values that the Utility sees as an utmost priority. This position plays an influential part in providing utility wide education, including training, auditing, and compliance.

Associate’s Degree in Safety or Business, or an equivalent of education and related experience is preferred. Prospective candidates should have working knowledge of federal and state safety regulations, as well as have demonstrated the ability to give small/large group presentations, and have proven project management skills.

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 5-24-17


Apprentice Lineman

Aurelia Municipal Electric has an immediate opening for a full-time Apprentice Lineman. (Population 1036) Underground electrical system. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Class B Commercial Driver’s License with air brakes. Benefits and Salary DOE. Open until filled. EOE. Send Resume to Aurelia Municipal Electric, PO Box 328, Aurelia, IA 51005. For more information, contact Cindy Kai (712)434-2025 or cindy@aureliaia.com.

Posted 5-23-17


Waste Water Operator

The City of Belle Plaine is accepting applications for an experienced Waste Water Operator.  This position supervises and participates in the operation of sanitary sewer and water distribution for the City.  Requires Grade III Waste Water Treatment and Grade I Water Distribution licenses, or the ability to obtain these licenses.  Requires Class B CDL, or the ability to obtain this license.

Submit resume to: Jeff Horne, Belle Plaine City Hall, 1207 8th Avenue, Belle Plaine, IA 52208 or cityadminbp@netins.net. Position is open until filled. Compensation dependent on experience.

Posted 5-23-17


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Request for Proposals for Solar Energy Collection System - City of Bloomfield, Iowa

Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received before July 31, 2017, at 3:00 p. m., at the Office of the City Clerk, in City Hall, 111 West Franklin Street Bloomfield, Iowa 52537 for Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Farm

Read the full notice here.

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Posted 7-10-17

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