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Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic I

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Facilities, Planning & Management at Iowa State University is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Utility Plant Maintenance Mechanic I. Under general supervision, this position troubleshoots, repairs and maintains utility plant boilers, mechanical systems and equipment such as coal and gas/oil fired water tube boilers, steam turbines, valves, air compressors, pumps, coal, ash and limestone material conveying system, water, air, fuel oil, lubricating oil and steam piping systems, etc.

Required Qualifications:
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, AND two years experience in an industrial plant, process plant or utility plant maintenance environment with experience in rotating equipment maintenance, or a two-year, post high school technical degree in industrial maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in maintenance and repair of high pressure water tube boilers and accessories.
  • Experience in maintenance and repair of pumps, electric motors and steam turbines greater than 200 hp.
  • Experience in maintenance and repair of material handling systems, conveyors, pneumatic/vacuum systems.
  • Experience in maintenance and repair of piping systems, threaded, flanged and welded.


To apply for this position: https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/34281

Please be prepared to enter details about your education and work history. If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Iowa State University 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 Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

Posted 6-21-18


General Manager

The City of Creston Water Works is seeking a General Manager who is responsible for supervision, coordination and performance of the Water Works facilities, employees and equipment. The General Manager will be under the administrative direction of the City of Creston Water Works Board of Trustees.  The General Manager will plan, develop, coordinate and organize effective operation of all water works functions within the City of Creston, which includes financial, maintenance, operating and comprehensive planning for water production and distribution to the City of Creston and Southern Iowa Rural Water Association at point of delivery.

The General Manager will inform and advise the Board of Trustees of departmental needs. Oversee and recommend all departmental purchases and inventory management. Oversee overtime as needed. Participate in and recommend hiring, promotion, demotion, discharge or other disciplinary actions to the Board of Trustees. Resolve employee grievances according to Personnel Policy Manual and laws, rules and regulations as set forth by state and federal guidelines. The General Manager will be responsible for staff training, evaluations and duty assignments. Ensure safety compliance in all phases of work. Conduct formal performance evaluations.  Attend approved training to improve abilities, evaluate new ideas and receive necessary continuing education.

The General Manager will need to coordinate with City Administrator and department heads in preparation and execution of Capital Improvement Plan and function as the contact person and liaison officer of the City pertaining to the Creston Water Department. Work with and assist engineers on coordinating engineering and inspection of all Water Works projects. Assist the engineer in review of all plats, zoning requests and similar items submitted to the Planning and Zoning Commission as related to the activities of the Creston Water Works Department.

Submit timely reports as required by the state and federal authorities governing public water suppliers. Submit departmental bills timely for approval. Keep daily logs of hours expended by tasks and departments. The General Manager will need to be available 24/7 for off-hour emergencies and/or consultation and be able to respond if necessary. The City of Creston Water Works retains the authority to change the job duties at any time.  

The City of Creston Water Works General Manager is expected to live within a five mile radius of Creston. Salary will commensurate with experience. High school graduate or equivalent required; Associates Degree or higher in field relating to public water works preferred.  Strong leadership and management skills required. Five years in public water works preferred but not required. Five years experience in a supervisory or administrative capacity preferred. Water Treatment Grade III certification, Water Distribution certification and Wastewater certification is preferred but not required.

The City of Creston Water Works will be accepting resumes and cover letters until the position is filled, however resumes received by July 6th, 2018 will be given first consideration. Please send resumes and salary requirements to: City of Creston Water Works, 820 South Park Street, PO Box 405, Creston, Iowa 50801. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted by regular mail, ground mail, fax (641)782-9267 or email officeww@iowatelecom.net. The City of Creston Water Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages minorities, and women to apply.

Posted 6-20-18


GIS/CAD Technician

Muscatine Power and Water is seeking a GIS/CAD Technician to support the Engineering Department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design, maintain, and update utility mapping and mapping databases in GIS software.
  • Maintain and update digital and manual engineering and facilities drawing files, indices, and    drawing tracking for all A/O Center drawings and specific power plant and landfill drawings.
  • Provide GPS services including office-to-field and field-to-office data transfer, GPS data processing, and GPS data gathering.
  • Develop, update, and maintain CAD and GPS standards and procedures, ensuring compliance with existing Utility standards.
  • Provide or obtain software support to maintain continuity and integrity of GIS, CAD, and GPS programs including the development of customized applications.

Associate’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.  Ideal candidate will have strong working knowledge of CAD techniques and associated reproduction and retention technologies.  Knowledge of database design and information retrieval experience is preferred.  Working knowledge of GIS and GPS software, computer operation, and Geospatial understanding is desired.  Developing, reading, and interpreting drawings, schematics, specifications, and technical manuals also required.  Candidate must have the ability to ensure work is accomplished in a safe and timely matter, work independently, prioritize work, and balance multiple priorities with competing deadlines.  

Valid driver’s license is required.

If you’re looking for a challenging career opportunity in an ever-changing industry, consider MP&W!  Visit our Careers page at www.mpw.org for more information about this exciting career opportunity at MP&W and to apply.

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

EOE M/F/D/V

Posted 6-19-18


Electric Utility Superintendent

The Bancroft Municipal Utility and the City of Bancroft are currently looking to fill the position of Electric Utility Superintendent. The utility is seeking an experienced individual to operate the electric utility. Three or more years experience working with high voltage lines and experience working with large scale generators is preferred.

  • Day to day operation and maintenance of utility electrical distribution system
  • Operation of diesel generators as needed
  • Working with other staff to maintain a continuous, up-to-date inventory of all goods and supplies
  • Responsible for all record keeping relating to municipal utilities operations
  • Responsible for the completion of all regular reports including those required by state and federal agencies, NIMECA, the city council, and others as needed
  • Assist with water and wastewater systems
  • Assist the Street Superintendent to assure all duties related to streets and parks are completed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job consists of a 40-hour workweek. Monday through Friday. However, during system disturbances and emergencies, longer hours will be required. Applicant must be willing to accept scheduled “on call” basis for weeknights and weekends, generally every other weekend, and have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in public contacts. Applicant must reside in the City of Bancroft or other location as approved by the Bancroft City Council. A candidate should have successfully completed a formal technical training program for utility line workers; graduated from an accredited high school or a vocational school; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Desired Qualifications for this position include:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience as an utility line worker.

Please see the complete job description at www.bancroftiowa.com.

Please send completed application and resume to PO Box 157, Bancroft, Iowa 50517 or email to cneuman@bancroftiowa.com.

Applications are available at the Bancroft City Hall or online at www.bancroftiowa.com.

For more information- please call 515-885-2382 or email the city at info@bancroftiowa.com.

Applications taken until the position is filled.

The City of Bancroft is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 6-18-18


Electric Lineman

City of Hartley, Iowa is accepting applications for a full-time electric lineman.  Duties include maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution systems, radio reading, and servicing meters, assisting other city departments and operating construction equipment. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Iowa Class (B) CDL with air brakes driver’s license. Wage DOQ. EOE. Applications accepted until July 10, 2018. Employment applications are available at www.hartleyiowa.com or by emailing jaron@tcaexpress.net. Send application to City of Hartley, Attn: Jaron Benz, 11 S. Central Avenue, Hartley, Iowa 51346 or email to jaron@tcaexpress.net. For more information call (712) 928-2240.

Posted 6-15-18


Manager, Transmission & Distribution

Do you enjoy managing projects in a fast-paced environment?  Are you looking for a role that is challenging, rewarding, and has UNLIMITED potential?

As our Transmission and Distribution Manager, you’ll be involved in some of the most important developments and transformations impacting Muscatine Power & Water, the largest municipal utility in Iowa, and our customers on a daily basis.  Using your expertise in the utility market, you’ll be managing several large and impactful projects in the Muscatine area.

You’ll collaborate with some of the brightest and most creative individuals in our industry, including the Senior Leadership Team, who will help drive your success at Muscatine Power & Water.  Your skill-set will include having led a successful T&D team, the ability to oversee many different departments and positions while managing several projects at once such as Operations Engineering, tree trimming, metering, GIS areas and all aspects related to them.  If you’ve not held a senior leader role, that’s ok; we know that sometimes the right combination of experience and skills, the right personality and attitude, and a drive to succeed are qualities that someone for this role might possess without having held a senior leader title- we still want to hear from you if you meet other qualifications described.

A candidate who will thrive and succeed in this role will be able to frequently communicate and express opinions and thought processes with your team, peers, senior leadership, and other members of the organization.

Are you the type of person who wants to wake up and come to work, driven, each day in a role where you’re engaged, and make a difference in the company’s purpose?  If you have the skill sets and experience we’ve described and answered yes to the previous question, we’re definitely looking for you!  Apply today!

About You:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology required.

Experience: Preferably a minimum of 10 years’ Utility specific T&D experience combined with 5 years of management. Don’t have quite all of that? Consider applying anyway!

Top Traits: Results-based management strategy, knowledge of T&D underground and overhead, hands-on exposure to safety and lean practices, and a strong background in project management.

Bonus: Someone who holds a Professional Engineer’s license, has underground and overhead distribution design experience, and knowledge of the collective bargaining unit, FERC, NERC, and CIP are all excellent additions! 

Last, but definitely not least:

As a valued member of our team, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary, excellent benefits, including health benefits, retirement options, and a pension plan! Great work environment and a great opportunity to leverage your skills and talents in managing your team! Don’t miss out on this EXCITING career opportunity- 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 6-12-18


Utilities Operator I

SALARY: Starting at $19.11 to $24.94 per hour

OPENING DATE: 6-11-2018

CLOSING DATE: 6-22-2018

INFORMATION:
The City of Altoona is accepting applications for Utilities Operator I at the Altoona Utilities Department.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Primary function is to perform and participate in semi-skilled work as related to the operations and maintenance of Municipal Utilities facilities, water production, water distribution system, sewer collection system

ENTRY REQUIREMENT AND SKILLS:
Candidates must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D., and three (3) years of combined experience in the operation and maintenance of a water distribution system, a sewer collection system, or a water treatment facility. OR possess an equivalent amount of education and experience recognized by the Iowa  Department of Natural Resources. Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s license within six (6) months of employment. Possession of a Grade 1 operator’s certificate issued by the State of Iowa in Water Treatment, Water Distribution, and Waste Water Grade 1. The possession of the voluntary waste water collection system operator certification in acceptable.

Post offer employment physical, drug screen, and physical capacity profile exam required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Altoona is a Skilled Iowa participant, candidates can find out more at www.skillediowa.org. Applicants should complete and submit a city application available at http://www.altoona-iowa.com/i-want-to/find-job-openings/ AND submit a resume and cover letter specifying interest to City of Altoona, Attn: Amy Hill, 407 8th St SE, Altoona, Iowa 50009. Please include current mailing address, phone number(s), and e-mail address.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 6-12-18


Electric Lineman

City of Carlisle, IA. (Des Moines suburb; 4168 est. pop.), seeks full time Electric Journeyman Lineman.

Duties include operating and maintaining an overhead and underground electric distribution system.

Radio reading and servicing meters, substation inspection and maintenance, operating construction equipment. Class (A) CDL driver’s license needed. Salary DOQ. EOE. Send resume to City of Carlisle, 195 N. 1st Street. Carlisle, Iowa 50047 or dmiller@carlisleiowa.org . For more information please contact Don Miller at (515)-989-0840, or Andy Lent at (515)-989-3224.

Posted 6-12-18


Pipefitter

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Facilities, Planning and Management (FP&M) Department at Iowa State University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Pipefitter. The position will perform skilled work installing and maintaining high pressure steam systems, sanitary sewer systems, domestic water systems, chilled water systems, compressed air systems, and high pressure natural gas systems. This position will also read and interpret blue prints and drawings for a variety of utilities. The successful candidate will have the ability to trouble shoot complex mechanical or distribution issues in the piping systems.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Four years of experience in the trade, including apprenticeship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience installing or operating steam systems.
  • Experience operating domestic water systems.
  • Experience installing large piping in trenches.
  • Experience operating excavation equipment.
  • Experience reading blueprints or drawings for utilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA regulations (confined spaces, asbestos, excavation, PPE, traffic control).
  • Demonstrated ability to trouble shoot complex issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, professionally and positively with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and complete tasks according to departmental guidelines.

Required Licensures(s)/Certification(s):

  • Valid U.S. state driver’s license
  • Fusion welding certification for natural gas system, within 12 months of hire.
  • Grade 1 operator Water Distribution License within first 6 months.

Preferred Licensures(s)/Certification(s):

  • Journeyman Plumbing License
  • Welding Certification

To apply for this position: http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/33664

Please be prepared to enter details about your education and work history. If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Iowa State University 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 Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

Posted 6-5-18


Public Works Director/City Engineer

The Waukee Public Works Department is a fast-paced growth environment. It is part of the initiative to build a community, and to make improvements that will benefit the citizens for decades. This Department has a visionary role in anticipating future needs. There is a prevalent culture of teamwork throughout the City organization. The city has sufficient resources to make major improvements throughout the community.

The Public Works Director/City Engineer holds full responsibility to plan, develop, implement and coordinate the ongoing activities of the Public Works Department overseeing the Engineering and Operations Divisions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in, Engineering, Public Administration or related field.
  • Eight (8) years of experience in Public Works or in professional engineering related to public infrastructure.
  • Four (4) years of supervisory experience.
  • State of Iowa Professional Engineering (PE) license required or able to obtain within six (6) months of hire.
  • Must possess a valid Iowa Driver’s License and meet the requirements of the City’s motor vehicle policy.
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of gas, water, sanitary sewer, wastewater and storm sewer utilities and street maintenance.
  • Able to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local codes and regulations governing design and construction of public works projects.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current principles, practices and operations of public works administration.
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering information sources and in the application of engineering methods.

Complete description is on the website. Only applications that are submitted through the City of Waukee website https://ia-waukee.civicplushrms.com/careers/ will be accepted.

Posted 6-4-18


Power Delivery Engineer

Joint-action electric utility seeks an individual to provide engineering support and assistance in the planning and model building activities for the Agency’s power delivery system.  This includes compiling and summarizing the Agency’s electrical power system data and load forecasting information for use in power-flow, short-circuit, stability, reliability and facility addition studies of the Agency’s power delivery system and interconnected transmission system.  The individual will participate in studies required to ensure compliance with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Reliability Standards and maintain the Agency's land management, easements, drawings and permitting documents related to the Agency’s power delivery system.  In addition, the position provides support and assistance in the Agency’s load forecasting, short-term and long-term power delivery planning studies and power system operations to ensure a reliable electric power delivery system for the Agency.

Qualifications for the position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three or more years of related utility experience with Power System Simulator for Engineering (PSSE) software.
  • Knowledge of MISO’s Model on Demand (MOD) and web-tool experience.
  • Knowledge of Auto-CAD drafting software is preferred.
  • Knowledge of accounting, computers, utility contracts, generation and transmission systems, business and design philosophy, land management, permits, and easements is preferred.

Please submit resume to:

Attention: Human Resources (cp.schoenherr@smmpa.org)
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
500 First Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(www.smmpa.com)

Posted 6-4-18


Instrument and Control (I&C) Technician

Muscatine Power & Water has an IMMEDIATE OPENING for an experienced Instrument and Control (I&C) Technician! This position is an EXCITING opportunity for someone who loves a challenge and desires to be responsible for crucial items including preventive and corrective maintenance of all plant instrumentation, as well as tuning, configuration and repair of all control systems. The technician’s responsibilities include maintenance of temperature, pressure, flow and level instruments and control loops.  

Associate’s Degree in Electronics Engineering, or an equivalent of work experience and education is preferred.   Working knowledge of control practices needed for configuration and development of DCS and programmable logic controllers is expected.  Additionally, knowledge of the electricity, electronics, as well as hydraulics and thermodynamic principles and how they relate to power generation are key traits in a top candidate for this position! 

Competitive salary and excellent benefits, including pension and deferred compensation! Great work environment and a great opportunity! Don’t miss out, for more information regarding the position and to apply, visit www.mpw.org/careers TODAY!

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

EOE M/F/D/V

Posted 6-4-18


Electrical Engineer II and I

SALARY: $28.63 - $49.23 Hourly
$59,550.40 - $102,398.40 Annually

OPENING DATE: 05/25/18

CLOSING DATE: 06/25/18 05:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The City of Ames is accepting applications for qualified candidates to fill two Electrical Engineer vacancies within the Electric Services Department. Actual classification as Electrical Engineer I or Electrical Engineer II will depend on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate(s).

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 departments and agencies in the planning, design, and project management of electric distribution and/or substation projects; responds to general and/or project-specific inquiries from customers; excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Performs related work as required.

Electrical Engineer II (salary range $72,542.30 to $102,401.36)

Other Job Functions:
Train, mentor, and partner with the Electrical Engineer I as directed and assist them as necessary. Will also provide support for electrical outages.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology required; and at least five (5) years of engineering experience in electric utility distribution and/or substation design and project management. Related experience obtained in a co-op or internship program may be applied toward the minimum experience requirement.

Licenses and Certificates: Must be a registered Professional Engineer (Electrical) in the state of Iowa, or must be a registered Professional Engineer (Electrical) in another state and become registered as a Professional Engineer (Electrical) in Iowa within 6 months of appointment. Must also possess a valid driver's license.

Electrical Engineer I (salary range $59,562.15 to $87,078.48)

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology required; and at least six (6) months of engineering experience in electric utility distribution and/or substation design and project management required. Related experience obtained in a co-op or internship program may be applied toward the minimum experience requirement.

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

For candidates who are scheduled to graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in 2018, proof of receiving educational degree will be required no later than December 31, 2018.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Common to Both Positions:
Prepare plans, designs, drawings, maps, reports, cost estimates, work instructions, conducts studies, and inspections to support the operation and maintenance of the City's electric system in electric utility distribution and/or substation design and project management; prepares specifications for construction contracts and evaluates 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:
Common to Both Positions:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required to Perform Essential Functions:
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of electrical en gineering; 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 analysis; 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:
Common to Both Positions:
General Physical Characteristic s: 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:
Screen for Minimum Qualifications: To be considered for these positions, candidates must meet the minimum qualifications and fully complete the application including submission of a cover letter and submittal of responses to the Supplemental Questions, (Please note: an optional resume may also be submitted, but is not required and may not be submitted in-lieu of completing the application). For candidates that submit fully complete applications that meet minimum qualifications, the Supplemental Questions 1-6 submitted with the application will be scored. Candidates receiving a score of at least 70% on questions 1-3 will have met the minimum "qualifying" score requirements for further consideration. For those meeting the minimum score requirements for questions 1-3, scored answers to questions 4-6 will be used for the purposes of overall ranking to determine the top qualifying candidates to be interviewed by phone; An average score of 70% among the raters on the essay questions will be considered passing.

Phone Interviews: Candidates who pass the Supplemental Questions scoring may be invited to participate in a phone interview. However, the phone interviews will be limited to no more than 15 candidates. The 15 candidates invited to phone interviews will be those with the highest passing scores on the supplemental questions. The City of Ames may forego phone interviews, depending on the size of the candidate pool.

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. On-site interviews will only be conducted for the highest ranking candidates from Phone Interviews, limited to no more than 5 on-site interviews. Preference may be given to candidates possessing qualifications above the minimum. Please see the Qualifications section of the job description for information regarding preferred qualifications that may be used to narrow the pool of qualified candidates.

The civil service score for Electrical Engineer I 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.

The Electrical Engineer II classification is not a Civil Service position and no eligibility list will be created. All candidates will be notified by email of their application status.

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.

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 5-29-18


Electrical Lineperson

Alta Municipal Utilities, located in N.W. Iowa, is searching for an electric lineperson from apprentice to journeyman.  AMU provides water, electricity, and telecommunication services.  Preferred applicants must be a line school graduate with experience and knowledge of working overhead and underground systems.  This lineperson will train to operate and maintain the overall municipal electrical distribution system and generation plant.  Successful applicant will be expected to cross train and assist other departments as needed.  Must have or be able to obtain a Class A CDL and pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening. Excellent benefit package. Applications accepted until position is filled. Apprentice program available with journeyman wage $32.00, DOQ. EOE.   

Send resumes to:

Alta Municipal Utilities
223 S. Main St.
Alta, IA 51002

Posted 5/23/18


Water Treatment Operator

The City of Sanborn is accepting applications for the full time position of Water Treatment Operator.

The position will be responsible for a variety of skilled maintenance work in the operation, maintenance and repair of the Water treatment system.

Preference may be given to an applicant already holding a Grade 1 or Grade 2 operator's certification in Iowa. Must have a CDL, or the ability to obtain one within 2 months of employment.

Please submit an application/resume and a cover letter to:

City of Sanborn
102 Main Street
Sanborn, Iowa 51248.

Applications will be accepted until the position if filled.

Posted 5-21-18


Electric Lineworker

Are you looking for a career opportunity in an organization that values employee involvement, respect, and innovation? We are looking for creative, enthusiastic, dedicated employees to join the Ames (Iowa) Municipal Electric System team. Electric Lineworkers perform work related to the construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission systems. Ames is a vibrant, progressive, university community of 66,000 residents in central Iowa.  

Electric Lineworkers construct, maintain, and repair electrical distribution and transmission system including stringing and pulling wires, setting poles and anchors, and climbing poles and transmission towers. Lineworkers install transformers, crossarms, insulators, primary switches, and other hardware. They may supervise helpers and train apprentices. Our lineworkers provide continuous feedback to co-workers during performance of all duties.

Other duties include sagging primary and secondary wires, locating trouble in primary and secondary lines, replacing fuses, and clearing short circuits in lines. Lineworkers may be required to build and maintain substations, transformer banks, and transformer platforms. Additionally, they may connect, disconnect, and repair service loops; install and connect metering equipment; and trim trees. All lineworkers must read and interpret blueprints and maps, operate a laptop computer for map information, and prepare reports of activities. They should be familiar with operating a digger derrick, bucket trucks, pickup trucks, and related equipment. This classification requires stand-by status on a rotating basis.

Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the written exam. Exams are scheduled for Wednesday, June 6, Thursday, June 28, and Thursday, July 26 at 5:30 p.m. local time in Room 135 of Ames City Hall, 515 Clark Ave. This job will remain posted through July 20, but candidate screenings will begin prior to the three test dates. Candidates scoring an average of 70% or greater on the written exam may be invited to continue in the hiring process to determine Civil Service eligibility. The salary is $39.12 hourly.

In addition to winning numerous awards for being a progressive, innovative, and exciting community, Ames, Iowa, has been recognized locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally for our commitment to excellence, education, and the environment. Ames was ranked No. 1 in the “Best Places to Live in Iowa” (Niche), No. 1 in "The Top 10 Cities for Career Opportunities" (SmartAsset), and “Top Midwest City for Affordability & Livability” (TurboTenant). Additionally, the Ames Community School District was named "Best School District in Iowa" (Business Insider) and “Best School District in the State" (Niche). Ames features more than 35 parks, miles of trails, and four seasons of recreational opportunities.

All Electric Lineworker applicants must apply online at: http://www.cityofames.org/government/departments-divisions-a-h/human-resources/city-employment/job-opportunities.

Posted 5-17-18


Electric Line Worker

The City of Sibley is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Electric Line Worker.  The candidate must be able to perform any and all work functions normally associated with, but not limited to, the construction, operation and maintenance of an electric transmission and distribution system.  May work alone or as a member of a crew.  This job consists of a 40-hour workweek, Monday through Friday.  However, during system disturbances and emergencies, longer hours will be required.  Applicant must be willing to accept scheduled “on call” basis for weeknights and weekends, once every third week and have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in public contacts.  Applicant must reside within a five mile radius of Sibley Iowa city limits within 30 days to accommodate standby requirements and emergency response to outages.  A candidate should have successfully completed a formal technical training program for utility line workers; graduated from an accredited high school or a vocational school; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Applicants are required to take a post-offer physical.  The applicant must possess a valid Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License with airbrake endorsement or ability to obtain one within 6 months.  Pre-employment drug screening required per Federal DOT regulations. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Sibley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Offers are contingent on passing a background check and pre-employment physical.

The City of Sibley offers a competitive wage, ranging from $25.86 to $30.13 with annual increases, and benefit package. You may print an application from our website at www.sibleyiowa.net or request an application from the City of Sibley at the following address:

City of Sibley
808 3rd Ave.
P.O. Box 126
Sibley, IA 51249

Posted 5-16-18


Senior Network Engineer

Indianola Municipal Utilities is accepting applications for the position of Senior Network Engineer.

The City of Indianola, Iowa is a growing community with a historic downtown, located approximately 15 minutes south of Des Moines. We are known for being a safe community with Midwestern values, friendly people and excellent schools. Indianola is home to Simpson College, the world-renowned Des Moines Metro Opera, the National Balloon Museum and the U.S. Ballooning Hall of Fame. Indianola is also known for its easy access to excellent outdoor activities; including a trail system, five major parks and two golf courses.

Primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Installation, operation and maintenance of switches, routers and servers.
  • Perform on-call duties as assigned on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Provide technical customer support services to IMU subscribers of commercial and residential communication products as well as wholesale Internet service providers.
  • Configure, program and troubleshoot computer network system including tools for maintenance and other applications.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of all ISP related systems.
  • Evaluate and study new products and technologies and provide recommendations and justifications for their use.
  • Maintain knowledge of the internet service provider system and application software being used to provide services and support to subscribers.
  • Must be available for off work assignments, meetings and activities.

For a full job description and position requirements, please visit IMU’s web site at http://www.i-m-u.com/about-imu/job-postings.aspx or the City of Indianola’s web site at http://indianolaiowa.gov/jobs.aspx.

Minimum qualifications include; Bachelor or Associates degree from an accredited college or university in relevant IT field such as Management/Computer Information Systems or Computer Science/Engineering and 2+ years of relevant networking industry experience operating IP networks with end-user interaction. Relevant job experience will be considered in place of degree or designation. Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Preferred qualifications/experience include; Database administration experience using MySQL/MariaDB and/or Postgresql, Fiber optic and Ethernet test equipment, CCNA designation or equivalent, Calix Professional designation, PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) experience.

IMU Starting Salary Range is $70,586 - $82,190, based upon experience. An excellent benefits package included. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screening and background check.

IMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, your resume with salary history, 3 professional references and application to:

Chris Longer
Finance & HR Director
Indianola Municipal Utilities
PO Box 356
Indianola, Iowa 50125
clonger@indianolaiowa.gov

This position will remain open until filled.

Applications may be downloaded at http://www.i-m-u.com/about-imu/job-postings.aspx.

Posted 5-11-18


Supervisor-Plant services

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Facilities Planning and Management at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Supervisor-Plant Services. This position schedules work and supervises repairs of power plant and remote facilities’ mechanical equipment. Maintains records of equipment, parts and supplies. The Supervisor- Plant Services is a front-line supervisory position for all power plant mechanical maintenance activities.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Four years’ experience excluding apprenticeship in the applicable craft, trade or plant Services supervised; or the equivalent combination of directly related education and experience.
  • Must possess and maintain a current valid driver’s license.

Special Qualifications:

  • Possession of a state sponsored stationary engineer license similar to the State of Minnesota Second Class Engineer or ability to become licensed within 6 months.
  • Certification to the American Welding Society Standard AWS D1.1 to perform structural welding
  • Certification to the ASME B31.1 standards for welding utility plant piping systems.
  • Hold a certification in a predictive maintenance category.

Full-time - Rotating Schedule

To apply for this position: http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/33162

Please be prepared to enter details about your education and work history. If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Iowa State University 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 Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu.

Posted 5-10-18


City Administrator

Carlisle, Iowa. (2016 Est. Population 4,249). Progressive community in Des Moines metropolitan area is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

Salary range is $85,000 to $100,000, depending upon qualifications, with full range of benefits. The city administrator directly oversees or works with all municipal departments, including city hall, water, wastewater, electric utility, garbage collection, ambulance service, fire, building inspections, cemetery, community center, streets, parks & recreation, police, library, building, zoning, and finance, which includes 25 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $6.8 million. The FY18-19 city budget also includes $1.3 million in capital projects.

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.

Prefer four year college degree in public or business administration or related field and four or more years of experience in a public sector management position. ICMA credential preferred. Residency requirement is in effect.

Potential candidates can view a community/position profile when it is posted on the City’s website (www.carlisleiowa.org) on May 7.  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 June 4, 2018. Confidential applications should be sent  to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to  carlisleapps2018@gmail.com.

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

Posted 5-9-18


City clerk/Treasurer

City of Waukon Iowa, population 3733, is seeking a City Clerk/Treasurer.

Qualified applicants must possess excellent management, leadership, and communication skills, also proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience in payroll processing, fiscal management, financial reporting using municipal government software, public relations and human resources is desirable, along with a general knowledge of municipal regulations and utilities.

A Bachelor's Degree in public/business administration, accounting, finance or related fields is preferred. An Associate's Degree and/or combination of education and experience may be considered. Salary dependent on qualifications.

Complete job description and application can be requested at Waukon City Hall, cityclerkwaukon@neitel.net.

Send cover letter, application and resume to:
City of Waukon
101 Allamakee St
Waukon, IA 52172

Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Waukon is an EOE

Posted 5-8-18


Water/Wastewater Superintendent

The City of Waukon Iowa, population 3, 733, is accepting applications for a Water/Wastewater Superintendent.

This position is responsible for day-to-day maintenance and operation of the City's water and wastewater infrastructure services, including the water plant distribution system, waste water plant and collection system. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of the department including staff management and monitoring of the departmental budget. The City of Waukon is in planning stages of constructing a new, state of the art waste treatment facility, and the superintendent will be instrumental in bringing the new plant on line; estimated full completion June, 2020.

Qualified candidates must possess excellent management, leadership, and communications skills.

Applicants are required to have the following minimum IDNR Certification Grades, or the ability to obtain in a time period acceptable to IDNR:

  • Water Treatment Grade 2
  • Water Distribution Grade 3
  • Wastewater Grade 3

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

City of Waukon offers a full benefits package and IPERS participation.

Job description and application can be requested at Waukon City Hall, cityclerkwaukon@neitel.net.

Send cover letter, application and resume to:
City of Waukon
101 Allamakee St
Waukon, IA 52172

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Waukon is an EOE

Posted 5-8-18


FT Paramedic (PM) or Eligible RN

Paramedic Department – City of Forest City, Iowa

Job Description:

The City of Forest City, Iowa, Paramedic Department is seeking to fill a Full-time and a PRN Paramedic (PM) positions. (RN eligibility to Paramedic is an option). Forest City Paramedics work along with the Forest City Ambulance Service staff to provide Forest City and surrounding areas the most advanced ALS services. 

Our Paramedics provide direction and supervision during emergency calls and must be self-motivated, confident and possess excellent PR skills. We currently run 24 hr. shifts and have sleep quarters on site or, if they meet residency requirements of the department, they can respond from home during the night portion of shift.

Forest City has a brand-new Ambulance Center, and the on-duty Paramedic responds to 911 calls with our first out Response unit to quickly assess and start treatment, even prior to the ambulance crew arriving. Forest City Ambulance has the latest state of the art equipment, such as new and current ambulances and response vehicles.  All vehicles are equipped with transmitting LP15s, Lucas 2 devises and numerous other current equipment, and our ambulances are equipped with Stryker power-lift cots, as well as Stryker Power load systems.  The applicant will be responsible for ensuring that proper BLS and ALS care is provided, managing the operation of emergency vehicles, restocking supplies, completing PCR’s and having the skills to interact with Medical Control and ambulance staff to provide a seamless loop of care.  The applicant must deliver proper verbal and written reports on actions taken and complete daily duties as assigned.  Forest City Ambulance responds to approximately 1,000 calls per year, with a transport time to ER ranging from 30-60 minutes.  We do less than 10 hospital-to-hospital transfers per year.

Forest City, located in North Central Iowa, is the home of Winnebago Industries and Waldorf University, as well as the annual Tree Town Music Festival.  There are numerous opportunities for housing, recreation and schooling in Forest City.

Qualifications:

  • Current Licensed/Certified Paramedic (PM), NREMT Paramedic or RN eligible
  • ACLS, PALS & BLS Certifications
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and safely without direct supervision
  • Ability to perform advanced invasive medical procedures
  • Ability to work in wide range of environment situations and able to use proper lifting techniques depending on situation
  • Good driving record required

Forest City Offers very competitive starting wages and increases based on experience….Please send cover letter and resume to:

City of Forest City
ATTN:  Dale Rayhons, Paramedic Supervisor
P.O. Box 346
Forest City, IA 50436
Phone: 641-590-3090

Posted 4-26-18


Water/Gas Superintendent

Guthrie Center Municipal Utilities (GCMU) is accepting applications for a Water/Gas Superintendent. The individual selected for this position will perform all aspects associated with water distribution and gas distribution.

Minimum qualifications include a Grade 2 water and grade 2 distribution license. The individual must have a valid driver license.  Weekend and on-call work, on a rotating basis, is required.

The successful candidate, upon job offer, must pass a drug screen and will be included in a random drug testing program. Starting wage is commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position includes a generous benefit package. Send resume and/or application to: Guthrie Center  Municipal Utilities, 400 State St, Guthrie Center, IA 50115. For questions, contact our office Monday through Friday, during normal business hours. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE.

Read the full job discription here.

Posted 4-24-18


  - FOR SALE -

1998 Freightliner FL70 Boom Truck

Cummins Engine, Automatic Transmission, 250 HP, Hi-Ranger Lift, 55ft Working Height, 1 man bucket, 76,041 miles

Taking sealed bids until 4:00 PM on July 20th.

Mail bids to:
Gowrie Municipal Utilities
PO Box 47
Gowrie, IA  50543

For more information call 515-352-3065.

Gowrie Municipal Utilities reserves the right to refuse any or all bids.

Posted 6-13-18


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