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Electric Journeyman Lineman

Harlan Municipal Utilities

Normal Work Hours: 7AM-4PM with rotating on-call schedule.  

Journeyman Lineman is preferred but Apprentice Lineman would be considered with power line schooling certificate. This is a full-time position with benefits.

*Performs the work required in the construction and repair of electric overhead and underground distribution system.

*Operates a variety of mechanical equipment including; line trucks, digger derrick, end loader, boring machine, and potholer.

*Performs forestry and vegetation management work.

*Must be a qualified Journeyman Lineman (or have one year of power line school and be able to complete the Line Mechanic Apprenticeship Program under the direction of HMU and IAMU).

*Must have and maintain a valid Iowa driver’s license and have, or acquire, a Class A Commercial Driver’s License with air brake endorsement.

*This is an emergency response position – Employee must be able to arrive at customer’s premise within 30 minutes or less following notification.

Must meet and follow all drug and alcohol guidelines including a post-offer pre-employment drug screen.  Background check required.  Applications accepted through November 22nd,2019 @ 4:00 P.M., and can be picked up at Harlan Municipal Utilities; 2412 Southwest Ave.; Harlan, IA  51537 or online at www.harlannet.com.

Posted 11-11-19


Electric Engineer I

SALARY: $29.49 - $43.12 Hourly

$61,348.98 - $89,690.85 Annually

OPENING DATE: 11/08/19

CLOSING DATE: 11/29/19 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.

Under general direction, performs electrical engineering duties related to the City's electric facilities and operations. Will be assigned work primarily in the assigned functional areas of distribution and/or substation design and project management; prepares, reviews and modifies specifications, drawings and construction work packages; works with customers, contractors, staff and other department and agencies in the planning, design, and project management of electrical distribution and/or substation projects; respond to general and/or project-specific inquiries from customers; excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Performs related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Examples of Essential Job Functions: Prepare plans, designs, drawings, maps, reports, cost estimates and work instructions and conducts studies and inspections to support the operation and maintenance of the City's electric system in the assigned functional area; duties include planning, developing and overseeing small projects for facility and system improvements including the preparation of specifications for construction contracts and evaluating bids; coordinates design and construction activities with other City departments, customers and contractors; provides engineering technical support to other City departments; ensures compliance with City operating procedures, safety rules, policies and the rules and regulations of other agencies that apply to City operations.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology required with a graduation date of May 2020 or before; and at least three (3) months of engineering experience in the appropriate functional area are required. Related experience obtained in a co-op or internship program may be applied toward the minimum experience requirement.

For candidates who are scheduled to graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in 2020 or before, proof of receiving educational degree will be required no later than May 17, 2020.

Licenses and Certificates: Must possess an Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate within twelve months of original appointment; must possess a valid driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform Essential Functions:

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of electrical engineering; knowledge of industry safety rules, operating guidelines, policies and the rules and regulations of the City of Ames and other agencies that apply to City operations; knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations related to electric utility design, construction and operations; knowledge of computer applications pertaining to electrical engineering; knowledge of the principles and practices of computer-aided-design (CAD) and geographical information systems (GIS).

Skill in the application of engineering theory to operational problems.

Ability to perform technical research, evaluate alternatives and develop solutions to resolve technical engineering problems; ability to prepare and interpret engineering plans and specifications; ability to perform advanced complex mathematical computations and analyses; ability to prepare complex design details, estimates, plans, and specifications related to utility engineering projects; ability to prepare clear, concise written reports; ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, supervisors, co-workers, other City employees, contractors, vendors, and representatives from other governmental organizations and agencies; ability to effectively address the questions, concerns, and complaints of citizens in relation to projects; ability to effectively use standard office computer equipment and software; ability to work independently without supervision; ability to operate a motor vehicle.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

General Physical Characteristics: The work involves sitting 60 percent of the time; sitting and using arm/leg controls (e.g. driving) 10 percent of the time; standing (but not walking) 10 percent of the time; standing and walking 20 percent of the time; routinely lifting objects up to 25 pounds; occasionally lifting objects from 25 to 50 pounds; and infrequently lifting objects over 50 pounds.

Vision Requirements: The minimum standard for use with those whose work deals largely with preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, transcription, computer terminal, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects or parts, use of measurement devices or assembly of parts at distances close to the eyes.

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

Environmental Conditions: The work is performed inside and/or outside and includes being exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system or skin, oils.

Examples of Equipment Essential to the Job: Motor vehicle; two-way radio; general office equipment; computers and peripheral equipment; spreadsheet, database, engineering applications, CAD/GIS and communications software; a variety of printed materials; a variety of safety equipment and clothing.

Selection Process:

The selection process consists of an evaluation of education and experience, an interview, and completion of a criminal background check, which includes a sex offender registry check.

All candidates will be notified by email of their application status.

Screening for minimum qualifications: To be considered for this position, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications and fully complete the application including submission of a cover letter and responses to supplemental questions.

**Preference may be given to applicants possessing qualifications above the minimum. Preferred candidates will possess an Engineering in Training (EIT) certificate and have at least 3 months of experience in electric distribution and/or substation projects including relevant aspects of design, planning, development or project management (preferably with an electric utility.**

Candidates meeting minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in a phone interview. A 70% average score from the phone interview will be considered passing and eligible to complete the Predictive Index profile and then move to the On-Site interview.

**Depending on the number of qualified candidates, the City may forego phone interviews.**

On-Site Interview Process: Candidates who pass the phone interview step will be invited to take a Predictive Index and participate in an on-site interview process.

The civil service score will be based on the performance on the oral board portion of the on-site interview. A 70% average score from the oral board panel will be considered passing. Passing candidates will be certified to the civil service list for this position, which is effective for up to one year from the date of certification.

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 on their first day of employment. Please be prepared to provide required documents on your first day of employment. 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.

Veteran's Preference Points

The City of Ames provides Veteran's Preference Points for Civil Service positions. A copy of your DD214 and, if applicable, proof of disability, must be attached with your application (or faxed to 515-239-5297) prior to the close date of the posting in order to receive Veteran's Preference Points.

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

The City of Ames is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, ancestry, 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 11-8-19


Water Production Coordinator

Pay Range: $69,308 - $105,268 / year

Application Deadline: November 22, 2019

West Des Moines Water Works is now accepting applications for a Water Production Coordinator. Successful candidates will have three years in maintenance of water production equipment or operation of a water production facility or three years combination of both. This position coordinates and supervisors water production maintenance and residual equipment operation employees. The position is also responsible for planning and overseeing maintenance contracts with outside companies and keeping appropriate maintenance records. This person will be expected to respond to water production emergencies. For more information about this position and to apply, please visit www.wdmww.com.

Posted 11-7-19


General Laborer

The Urbandale Water Utility is currently accepting applications for a laborer in the Distribution Department.

Job Description: Provide labor and general maintenance to the Distribution system which includes maintenance on water main, valves and hydrants, and other duties as required. Applicants must be available to work varying schedules, overtime, and standby duty, and respond in a timely manner to after hour calls for service.

The Urbandale Water Utility provides a competitive starting salary and benefits package.

See complete job description, qualifications, and application at http://urbandalewater.org.

If interested in the laborer position, please complete an application and submit it, along with a resume and references, to:

Urbandale Water Utility
3720 86th St.
Urbandale , Iowa 50322
Or email to gpalmer@urbandalewater.org

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Posted 11-5-19


Electric Distribution Operator (Lineman)

Greenfield Municipal Utilities (GMU) is accepting applications for this fulltime position. Qualified applicant shall be a graduate from a power line school with experience in the electric utility industry.  Applicant should have the knowledge/skills used in the operation, maintenance and the installation of overhead and underground electric distribution systems. GMU has 2 stand-by plants with a generating capacity of 13MW, therefore experience in the operation of diesel generation shall be considered a plus.  GMU, with a peak system load of over 10MW, has 2 substations that provide power to the 12.5KV and 4.2KV distribution system that is 90% underground. 

Electric utility employees will work closely with the employees of the water utility that is also operated by GMU, therefore experience in water distribution and/or water treatment will be considered a plus. Rotating stand-by duties are required and will be shared with the water employees.  Residency requirement to be located within 8 miles of Greenfield within 6 months of start date.  Successful applicant will be required to obtain a class B CDL with air brake endorsement within 30 days of hire.

Greenfield is one of the oldest municipal utilities in Iowa, is the county seat of Adair County with 2,000 residents and is located 13 miles South of Interstate 80 between Des Moines and Council Bluffs.  For more information about Greenfield and surrounding areas visit:  www.greenfieldiowa.com

GMU offers competitive wages (2020 starting apprentice wages are expected to be over $25.00/hour with the top journeyman wages over $33.00/hour) with an excellent benefits package including IPERS, health, dental, eye, drug, life, 457K, sick leave, clothing allowance and first year vacation. Position open until filled. Background check and a Post-offer physical & drug/alcohol screening required. EOE.

Send or email letter of introduction and resume to:

General Manager
Greenfield Municipal Utilities
P.O. Box 95
Greenfield, Iowa 50849
scott.tonderum@gmu-ia.com

www.gmu-ia.com

Posted 10-21-19


Professional Engineer or Project Manager

Des Moines Water Works

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications

OPENING DATE: 10/15/19

JOB SUMMARY:
Do you want to have a positive impact on your community? Do you want to be involved in a career that impacts 500,000 people each day? Have you thought about a career in water? Have you thought about Des Moines Water Works? Regardless of your role or where in the utility you work, you have the opportunity of impacting the lives and well-being of your local community.

Des Moines Water Works provides safe, affordable and abundant drinking water to 500,000 central Iowans. Our water meets or exceeds all state and federal standards for drinking water.

The utility owns and operates three water treatment facilities and 1400 miles of water distribution system piping that can supply up to 110 million gallons per day of potable water. We also maintain more than 10,000 hydrants for fire protection.

One position is available for either a Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Project Manager (P.M.) (Depending on Qualifications)

Professional Engineer Salary Range -$81,275.13 - $108,095.92
Project Manager Salary Range - $100,587.35 - $$133,781.18

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
For a complete job description for the Professional Engineer or Project Manager positions, please go to our website at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/dmww/default.cfm?action=agencyspecs

QUALIFICATIONS:
Professional Engineer:
Under the direction of the Engineering Supervisor or Engineering Services Manager, serves as project engineer, conducts studies, designs improvements to water distribution systems, treatment facilities and processes, grounds facilities, and provides technical assistance during construction.
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering.
Experience: At least four years of experience in designing general civil and environmental projects, including experience in managing all phases of projects from conception to completion.
Licenses/Certifications: Active registration in Iowa as a Professional Engineer (PE).
Valid Iowa Driver's License with good driving record.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience designing water system improvement projects.
IDNR Grade II Water Distribution Operator and/or Grade II Water Treatment License

Project Manager:
Under the general direction of the Engineering Services Manager; develops, leads, and ensures the timely completion of medium to large technical implementation project and various special projects. This will include, but not be limited to, project planning, project scheduling, resource management, financial management, and communication.
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering
Experience: At least four years progressive engineering experience, with two years in design and construction of major water treatment or water distribution projects. Must include working in a team environment, with accountability for resources and finances. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be substituted.
Licenses/Certifications: Active registration in Iowa as a Professional Engineer (PE).
Valid Iowa Driver's License with good driving record.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience designing water system improvement projects.
IDNR Grade II Water Distribution Operator and/or Grade II Water Treatment License

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Des Moines Water Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer

E-Verify Process: Des Moines Water Works 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 Des Moines Water Works 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 515-283-8701 or go to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at: http://www.uscis.gov.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.dmww.com/careers

2201 George Flagg Parkway
Des Moines, IA 50321
515-283-8717

employment@dmww.com

Posted 10-17-19


Treatment Plant Operator

Marshalltown Water Works is seeking qualified applicants for the full time position of Water Plant Operator. Under the supervision of the Treatment Plant Operations Manager, controls and operates a 12 MGD lime softening plant to produce high quality and adequate quantity of water to meet system demands economically. This position may be filled as either an Apprentice Operator or Operator. Please refer to Differentiating Requirements in this posting.

COMPENSATION:
Apprentice Operator: Starting rate $15.25/hour
Operator: Starting rate $18.08/hour, negotiable depending on licensure
Competitive benefits package offered.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Controls and operates all pumps and appurtenances via the control panel/computer, and by physically monitoring the pumps.
  • Monitors the treatment process by visual observation and by performing lab analyses and evaluating lab test results.
  • Calculates desired water quality results and determines the appropriate chemical feed rates.
  • Controls and operates emergency electric generator and electric switchgear as required.
  • Records data for reporting purposes.
  • Monitors weather, fire, and security systems, acknowledges alarms, and makes appropriate communication contacts in emergency situations through use of telephone and two-way radio system.
  • Operates, adjusts, and maintains the lime slaker equipment.
  • Determines the number of filters required, maintains filter water levels and backwashes filters.
  • Collects and analyzes water samples from the softening units, CO2 basin, filter and finished water for pH control. Makes necessary adjustments to maintain desired pH.
  • Utilizes laboratory analysis to determine and verify coagulant, chlorine, and other chemical dosages.
  • Makes periodic inspections of basin, filter, pumps, chemical feed systems, and process equipment.
  • Performs general maintenance and lubrication on process equipment.
  • Maintains equipment and chemical feed areas in a safe, clean, and orderly manner.
  • Performs standard laboratory analysis.
  • Responsible for general housekeeping and cleaning of the plant.
  • Until filling an existing Operator position, assists Facilities Manager with treatment plant repairs or upgrades as assigned.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrates verbal, written, and mathematical skills.
  • Ability to perform basic laboratory analysis.
  • Ability to comply with shift rotation schedules.
  • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision.

DIFFERENTIATING REQUIREMENTS:

Apprentice Operator:

  • Successful completion of High School or GED.
  • One year of recent experience in water treatment plant operation preferred.
  • Post high school certificate or credit hours in water treatment field preferred.
  • Obtain valid State of Iowa Grade II Water Plant Operator’s License within 38 months of appointment.
  • Appointment to position of “Operator” will be made after attaining Grade I certification and filling a shift vacancy.
  • Training resources and schedule will be provided by MWW.
  • Failure to achieve required certification or satisfactory completion of training by timelines specified or grades required could lead to termination.

Operator:

  • Minimum of two years of recent experience in water treatment plant operation.
  • Iowa Grade II Water Treatment Plant Operator license.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Occasionally handles up to 100 pounds and lifts 80 pounds.
  • Climbs stairs and ladders and works on catwalks.
  • Ability to differentiate machine operational sounds.
  • Continuously walking, standing, squatting, bending, and/or kneeling.
  • Must be able to read gauges and distinguish colors.
  • Occasionally works in confined spaces.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Normally inside building.
  • Occasional exposure to adverse weather conditions.
  • Frequent exposure to machine noise.
  • Occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals.

All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job duties, responsibilities or requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

TO APPLY
Complete and submit a Marshalltown Water Works application, posted at https://marshalltownwater.com/downloads#78ed1563-2c59-4007-991b-a8e4cddc36f9

The position will remain open until filled.

For additional information, contact Marshalltown Water Works General Manager Shelli Lovell at 641-753-7913 or shelli@marshalltownwater.com.

Posted 10-16-19


Utility Mechanic-HVAC Preferred

Des Moines Water Works invites applications for the position of: Utility Mechanic- HVAC Preferred

SALARY: $30.54 - $36.39 Hourly
$63,523.20 - $75,691.20 Annually

JOB SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the Water Production Maintenance Manager, installs new mechanical and electrical equipment; diagnoses, repairs, and performs preventive and predictive maintenance on existing mechanical and electrical equipment; and performs other related duties as assigned. This position works 3:00pm to 11:30pm.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Repairs and maintains all the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems of all Des Moines Water Works' facilities including the Botanical Gardens.
  • Installs and repairs new and existing electrical systems and equipment per written instructions, blueprints, or technical drawings per the National Electrical Code up to 13,200 Volts.
  • Installs and repairs new and existing mechanical systems and equipment per written instructions, blueprints, or technical drawings.
  • Installs and repairs new and existing plumbing systems per city and state codes,
    written instructions, blueprints, or technical drawings.
  • Responsible for diagnosing problems with all mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Performs preventive, predictive, normal, and emergency maintenance and inspections on all company equipment.
  • Oversees and gives direction to Maintenance Mechanics, Relief Operators, Water Production Specialist and Laborers as assigned by supervision, to aid in maintenance activities, and in diagnosis or repairs of equipment.
  • Serves as a Hazardous Material First Responder
  • Serves on-call duty week in rotation to provide emergency overtime as necessary.
  • Works overtime as required.
  • Assures proper safety techniques and equipment is used to promote and ensure a safe job site.
  • Provides background information and determines necessary material, and time required for various jobs.
  • Provides written information required to update manuals, drawings, or other records.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, and orderly work area.
  • Assists in loading and unloading of equipment and hazardous chemicals.
  • Operates company vehicles and other work equipment in a safe manner.
  • Ability to work various schedules as needed.
  • Receives, interprets and responds to two-way radio and telephone requests for information on routine and emergency situations.
  • Works in a team environment and/or independently with minimum supervision.
  • Completes required reports, daily logs, time sheets, work orders, and communications in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates and works with contractors in the best interest of DMWW.
  • Understanding and ability to work on Water Utility analytical monitoring equipment, pH monitoring, chlorine meters, turbidity meters, etc.
  • Normally inside building.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma

Associates Degree in Industrial Electro-Mechanical Technology or Associates Degree Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Technology OR

Department of Labor Apprenticeship in related field or 4 years' experience in related field will fulfill all educational minimum requirements.

Experience:
Eight years' experience in troubleshooting, repairing, and installation of mechanical, industrial electrical, HVAC, hydraulic, or plumbing systems.

Licenses/Certifications:
Must possess a valid Iowa Driver's License with a good driving record.
Must obtain an Iowa Class A CDL within 90 days of appointment.
City of Des Moines Power Engineers Board 2nd Class Engineer License (or current regulatory authority's comparable license) within 18 months

Must possess at least one of the licenses below:
Iowa Department of Public Health Board Journeyperson Mechanical Systems (Hydronic/HVAC-R) Licensure or higher.
Iowa Department of Public Health Board Journeyperson HVAC Licensure or higher
Iowa Electrical Examining Board Journeyman Class A or Class B Electrician License or higher.
Iowa Department of Public Health Board Journeyperson Plumbing or higher.

Preferred Licenses/Certifications:
State of Iowa DNR Operator Certification – Grade 1 Water Treatment
CFC Certification
BPAT – IDPH Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Occasionally handles up to 100 pounds and lifts 80 pounds.
Ability to read gauges and distinguish colors.
Ability to work various shift schedules.
Ability to differentiate machine operational sounds and vibrations.
Frequently climbs stairs and ladders.
Frequently works from ladders, cat walks, and man lifts.
Ability to work on-call duty week, and respond to emergency situations 24 hours per day.
Occasionally works in confined spaces.
Occasionally must handle high pressure fire hoses.
Occasionally wears respirator equipment.
Frequently walks, stands,balances,crawls, grasps, squats, bends, kneels, and reaches above and below
shoulder heights, twists, feels, pulls, pushes, and performs repetitive motions.
Occasionally works extended periods of time.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.dmww.com/careers

2201 George Flagg Parkway
Des Moines, IA 50321
515-283-8717

employment@dmww.com

Posted 10-10-19


Lineman

Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) is currently searching for a Lineman for our Wilton, IA location. This position is responsible for electric transmission maintenance and inspection, as well as supporting other maintenance operations. This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement and provides excellent company benefits.

Requirements

  • Completion of an accredited electric utility lineman training program or substantial equivalent on the job training and/or experience
  • Attain/possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License
  • Residency requirement of thirty-five (35) road miles or less, between the employee's residence and the employee's designated headquarters, via the most direct route under normal driving conditions

Benefits

  • CIPCO provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Pension plan
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Life Insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, and much more.

To apply for this position, please visit www.cipco.net and click Career Opportunities.

About CIPCO

CIPCO is a generation and transmission electric cooperative built by member cooperatives and the communities they serve. With a balanced, 24/7 energy portfolio, CIPCO is committed to providing cost-effective, clean, safe, and reliable energy. CIPCO and its 13 members serve over 300,000 Iowans in 58 Iowa counties. CIPCO’s principal place of business is Des Moines, Iowa, with locations in Cedar Rapids, Creston, and Wilton.

Click here to find out why CIPCO is a great place to work!

 For more information about CIPCO please visit: www.cipco.net

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran 

Posted 10-10-19


City Administrator

Prairie City, Iowa. (Population – 1,680).

Progressive and growing community in central Iowa, located at the junction of Iowa Highway 163 and Iowa Highway 117 in Jasper County, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

Salary range is $65,000. to $85,000., depending upon qualifications, with full range of benefits.  The city administrator directly oversees or works with all municipal departments, including city hall, water, wastewater, streets, cemetery, parks & recreation, police, library, building, zoning, and finance, which includes 9 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $2.8 million. 

The city administrator 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 years of experience in a public sector management position, with an emphasis on economic development.  Residency in the City is preferred, but not required.

Potential candidates can view a community/position profile on the City’s website (www.prairiecityiowa.us), after it has been posted on October 15, 2019.  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 November 4, 2019.  Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC, 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to prairiecity.ia.applications@gmail.com.

Contact:  Patrick Callahan   
Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC

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

Posted 10-2-19


Information Technology Analyst

Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) is currently searching for an Information Technology Analyst to join the team in Creston, Iowa. This position supports the information technology environment ensuring that it is secure, meets the needs of the business and gives team members the tools and training they need to be effective and proficient in their area of responsibility.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Configure, monitor and maintain wide and local area network and related equipment, server and storage infrastructure, VOIP telecommunications environment, personal computing hardware and software (PCs, laptops, mobile devices, Microsoft Office, etc.).
  • Proactively ensure adequate security and business continuity measures are in place and maintained for the information technology infrastructure.
  • Ensure that information technology assets are inventoried, and licensing compliance is maintained.
  • Provide training for personal computing hardware and software to ensure proficient business use of technology resources.
  • Evaluate vendor products in hardware, software, and telecommunications equipment and recommend purchases consistent with short and long term strategic goals.
  • Assist in the development of the annual information technology budget.
  • Assist in the ongoing development and adjustment of the information technology roadmap.

Requirements and Critical Success Factors

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Industry and vendor certifications preferred
  • Excellent analytical abilities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills, time-management, and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the management of personal computing hardware and software, servers and storage, wide and local area networks and VOIP telecommunications hardware and software
  • Ability to understand and implement best practice security and business continuity measures throughout the information technology infrastructure
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to assess, troubleshoot and resolve information technology issues

CIPCO System Highlights

  • Cisco networking equipment
  • ShoreTel unified communication system
  • Video conferencing capability

Benefits

CIPCO provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Pension plan
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company-provided vehicle
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life Insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, and much more.

To apply for this position, please visit www.cipco.net and click Career Opportunities.

About CIPCO

CIPCO is a generation and transmission electric cooperative built by member cooperatives and the communities they serve. With a balanced, 24/7 energy portfolio, CIPCO is committed to providing cost-effective, clean, safe, and reliable energy. CIPCO and its 13 members serve over 300,000 Iowans in 58 Iowa counties. CIPCO’s principal place of business is Des Moines, Iowa, with locations in Cedar Rapids, Creston, and Wilton. For more information visit www.cipco.net.

The IT Team at CIPCO is focused on providing first-class service to its customers. CIPCO believes staying current with technology is key to enabling team members to be effective and efficient in their positions.

Click here to find out why CIPCO is a great place to work!

For more information about CIPCO please visit: www.cipco.net

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran

Posted 10-1-19


Utility Technician Position

Manning Municipal Utilities, located in Manning, IA, is accepting applications for a Utility Technician.

This is a skilled technical position in constructing, operating, and maintain natural gas distribution, electrical overhead and underground and communication distribution systems.  Other interdepartmental duties include meter reading, electrical generation operations and working with the public works/city crews.  Requirements include on-call rotation, a high school diploma, a valid CDL and pre-employment drug screening.  Wages are negotiable based on qualifications (certifications) and experience.  Benefits include IPERS, excellent health insurance benefits, life insurance, paid holidays and PTO.  EOE.  Position open until filled.

Submit resume and application to:

Jeremy Carroll, Manning Municipal Utilities
321 Center St
Manning, IA  51455

or email: jeremy@mmctsu.com

Posted 9-12-19


  - FOR SALE -

Pump Motor

Alta Municipal Utilities has Nidec Motor Corporation 75 HP pump motor for sale to help a utility that needs one or to have as a spare. Looks like Catalog # HO75V2SL6 Model BF61A. Will take any reasonable offer and buyer to haul.

Call 712-200-1122 or email altatec@alta-tec.net.

 

Posted 10-28-19


- ITEMS WANTED -


- NOTICES/RFPs -


Notice of Taking Bids for the Construction of the 2020 Vehicle Storage Building Project for the Indianola Municipal Utilities, Indianola, Iowa

Sealed proposals must be filed with the Clerk of the Indianola Municipal Utilities in the Council Chambers of the Indianola Municipal Building, 110 N. 1st Street, Indianola, Iowa before 2:00 P.M. local time on the 4th day of December, 2019 for the 2020 Vehicle Storage Building Project, and work incidental thereto, as described in the plans and specifications therefor, now on file in the office of the Clerk. Proposals will be opened and the amount of the bids announced in said Council Chambers by the Clerk at the time and date specified above.

Proposals will be acted upon by the Board of Trustees of Indianola Municipal Utilities at 5:30 P.M. on the 9th day of December, 2019, or at such later time and place as then may be fixed.

Read the full notice here.

Posted 11-12-19


Notice to Bidders for Fiber Construction, Power Plant, and Miscellaneous Equipment Project, New Hampton Municipal Light Plant, New Hampton, Iowa

Sealed bids for the construction of the Fiber Construction, Power Plant, and Miscellaneous Equipment Project will be received by the New Hampton Municipal Light Plant, New Hampton, Iowa at the office of the Utility General Manager at 921 North Canty Avenue, New Hampton, Iowa 50659.  All proposals shall be received before 11:00 a.m. local time on December 10, 2019.  Bids will be opened at 2:00 p.m. local time on December 10, 2019, in the conference room at the New Hampton Municipal Light Plant located at 921 North Canty Avenue, New Hampton, Iowa 50659 by the Utility General Manager, or his designee.  Bids received after the deadline for submission of bids as stated above herein shall not be considered and shall be returned to the late bidder unopened.

The tabulated results of the bid opening will be considered by the New Hampton Municipal Light Plant Board of Trustees at its meeting at 921 North Canty Avenue, New Hampton, Iowa 50659 on December 16, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. local time.  At this time the Board may act on the proposals submitted or at such other time and place as may then be fixed.

Read the full notice here.

Posted 10-31-19


Notice to Bidders for Access Electronics and Router Equipment Project, New Hampton Municipal Communications Utility, New Hampton, Iowa

Sealed bids for the construction of the Access Electronics and Router Equipment project will be received by the New Hampton Municipal Communications Utility, New Hampton, Iowa at the office of the Utility General Manager at 921 North Canty Avenue, New Hampton, Iowa 50659.  All proposals shall be received before 11:00 a.m. local time on December 10, 2019.  Bids will be opened at 2:00 p.m. local time on December 10, 2019, in the conference room at the New Hampton Municipal Light Plant located at 921 North Canty Avenue, New Hampton, Iowa 50659by the Utility General Manager, or his designee.  Bids received after the deadline for submission of bids as stated above herein shall not be considered and shall be returned to the late bidder unopened.

The tabulated results of the bid opening will be considered by the New Hampton Municipal Communications Utility Board of Trustees at its meeting at 921 North Canty Avenue, New Hampton, Iowa 50659 on December 16, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. local time.  At this time the Board may act on the proposals submitted or at such other time and place as may then be fixed.

Read the full notice here.

Posted 10-31-19


Notice to Bidders for Construction of a Swimming Pool Facility in Roland, IA

Your firm is invited to submit an offer under seal to the City of Roland for construction of a swimming pool facility in Roland, IA before 2:00 pm local standard time on the 21st day of November, 2019.

Project Description: Construction of a new outdoor swimming pool, consisting of a swimming pool having a water surface area of 4,830 sq. ft.. Pool features include one-meter springboard diving, a spray feature, and other related items. Building structures include a 1,400 sq. ft. bathhouse and a 800 sq. ft. filter building. Site work includes walks, fencing, concrete deck, and other site related work.

Read the full notice here.

Posted 10-30-19


Notice of Taking Bids for the Bioretention Cell and Terrace Projects for the Denison Municipal Utilities, Denison, Iowa

Sealed proposals will be received by the Secretary of the Denison Municipal Utilities, Denison, Iowa, at the Denison Municipal Utilities business office located at 721 Broadway, Denison, Iowa 51442‑2624, before 2:00 P.M. on the 13th day of November, 2019 for the construction of the Bioretention Cell and Terrace Projects, as described in the plans and specifications therefor, now on file in the office of the Secretary.  Proposals will be publicly opened and the amount of the bids announced in the meeting room by the Secretary and Project Engineers at the time and date specified above.

Read the full notice here.

Posted 10-22-19


Advertisement for Bids, Wayland Splash Pad & Restroom Improvements

Sealed bids will be received by the Owner at the Wayland City Hall, 218 W. Main Street, until 10:00 a.m., Central Time, on November 13, 2019.

Sealed bids will be opened and publicly read at the Wayland City Hall, 218 W. Main Street at 10:00 a.m., Central Time, on November 13, 2019 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

Bids will be considered by the Owner at a public meeting to be held at the Wayland City Hall, 218 W. Main Street at 7:30 p.m., Central Time, on November 20, 2019 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

The general nature of the work is as follows:

Construction of splash pad, PEM surfacing, water and sewer connections, grading, installation of all splash pad fixtures and equipment, building construction and all interior component installation, installation of bottle fill station, and related items as shown on the plans. 

The work must commence  within 14 calendar days of the date of the Notice to Proceed and must be substantially completed by June 15, 2020.  All work shall be completed and ready for final payment by July 1, 2020.

Read the full notice here.

Posted 10-21-19


Notice to Bidders and Notice of Public Hearing for 2019 Breda Electrical System Improvements - Phase II, City of Breda, Iowa

Sealed bids for the work comprising the improvement as stated below must be filed before 2:30 p.m. on December 4, 2019, in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 108 N 2nd St., Breda, Iowa 51436. Bids received after the deadline for submission of bids as stated herein shall not be considered and shall be returned to the late bidder unopened.

Sealed proposals will be opened and bids tabulated at 2:30 p.m. on December 4, 2019, in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 108 N 2nd Street, Breda, IA 51436 for consideration by the City Council at its meeting on December 9, 2019.

A public hearing will be held by the City of Breda, Iowa, on the proposed contract documents (plans, specifications and form of contract) and estimated cost for the improvement at its meeting at 5:30 p.m. on November 11, 2019, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 108 N 2nd Street, Breda, IA 51436.

Read the full notice here.

Posted 10-21-19

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