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Customer Service Clerk

Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant (HMLP), Hingham, MA

[Posted 7/2/2019]

 

Job Name: Customer Service Clerk


Reports to: Customer Service Supervisor


Job Description:


Prepare and maintain utilicorders. Upload and download necessary information for the meter reads. Evaluate high/low reports and determine if any meters need to be manually reread. Prepare and process various notices for customers, final read slips, meter reading complaints, requests for applications and communicate with outside meters personnel so as to keep procedures running as efficiently as possible. Prepare individual accounts for final bill processing and set up new accounts with the necessary information and ensure accurate recording of information. Assist in reviewing monthly bills for accuracy. After bills are mailed, respond to billing questions and complaints and take the appropriate steps necessary to correct a customer’s account.


Prepare and process cut-offs on those customers who are past due 60 days; verify customers’ status; prepare and send cut-off notices to delinquent customers. Constant communication with customers falling behind on their payments. Call delinquent customers routinely in order to set up payment plans. Prepare and forward uncollectable accounts to the collection agency.


Process customer’s payments from lockbox and Invoice Cloud. Assist customers with making online payments. Verify payments and follow up on any problems that may occur.


Perform diversified duties including elementary accounting, coordinating, dispatching and clerical duties, including customer servicing of individual accounts, telephoning, mail processing, data entry, communicating and posting. Process a variety of documents, maintain good customer relations and assist in efficient operation of the Light Plant under direction of the Business Manager. Back-up co-workers by performing various duties when necessary. Process walk in customer payments, applications and preparing payment receipts. Supplying customers with information regarding HMLP policies and billing practices. Balancing of checks and stubs and answering phone calls.


Must be prepared to assist during storm duty , whether called in on a weekend or holiday and staying extending hours that might include several consecutive days.


Qualifications:


High school diploma or equivalent, Knowledge of computer data entry and retrieval, accounting and good communication skills.


Supervisory Responsibility: 

 

None.


Compensation:


Hourly with overtime on approval.

  

Email your cover letter and resume to Joan Griffin at jgriffin@hmlp.com

 

 

General Line Foreman

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 7/2/2019]

 

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

 

General Line Foreman

 

You will provide supervision and leadership for our Line group including daily operations, scheduling, direction in the field, storm restoration, safety, training and overall administration for RMLD’s 24/7 operations.  The successful candidate must have an AS in Engineering, Utility Construction, Business or an equivalent degree as determined by RMLD. Minimum of 5-7 years proven managerial experience in a leader supervisory line worker position responsible for multiple crews.  Duties and knowledge to include:

 

  • Experienced in project management with the planning and scheduling of construction maintenance, repairs to the distribution system, execution of work and cost control.
  • Assist Engineering and Technical Services in the development of overhead and underground testing and maintenance programs including vegetation management pole and equipment testing. Provide design input, review, inspection and coordination of work for pole replacements or attachments by other utilities.
  • Ensures compliance of NESC, NEC, OSHA, and overhead/underground construction standards.  Develops or assists in the development of bid specifications for line operations projects, equipment, materials and fleet.
  • Communicates with government officials in the towns serviced, inspectors, police, DPW, vendors, developers and contractors to coordinate project scheduling.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are needed.

 

Successful candidate must have valid CDL and hoisting licenses and the ability to be qualified and assigned as a Switchman, Tagman or Control Authority during emergency conditions.  Also, if required during emergencies, you must have ability to perform line work including wearing required safety equipment, climbing poles or structures and performing moderately heavy physical work in any weather for an extended period.

 

We are seeking someone with a positive attitude, a promoter of employee development and safety-oriented practices.

 

Qualified applicants should send their resume to

 

Tracy Schultz, Executive Assistant
RMLD
230 Ash Street
Reading, MA  01867

 

or e-mail tschultz@rmld.com, or by fax – 781-942-2409.

 

  

Executive Director

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

[Posted 7/2/2019]

 

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

 

Qualifications:

 

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

 

Location: Westborough, MA

 

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

 

About PURMA   

 

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

 

www.purma.org

  

 

Associate Energy Analyst

Energy New England (ENE), Foxborough, MA

[Posted 7/2/2019]

 

Reports to: Utility Services Manager, ENE


Position Overview:

 

The position is responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of ENE’s wholesale power supply Operations team. The Operations team manages load and generation throughout New England in both the bilateral and spot markets. This position requires strong analytical and communications skills, and a willingness to develop an in-depth understanding of the energy markets.


Key Objectives:

 

  • Analyze customer historical demand and develop load forecasts
  • Develop reporting templates for both demand and supply
  • Provide portfolio modeling and reporting support
  • Analyze ISO New England forecast, operational and settlement market data and reports
  • Understand ISO market rules and evaluate impacts to customers interests as load servers and generators
  • Participate in regular market assessments and environmental trends that could affect our customer base and our growth strategies.

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • BS degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, or appropriate discipline
  • 5-10 years prior ISO NE market experience
  • Expert capabilities with Microsoft Office applications
  • Econometric or financial modeling a plus
  • Database programming ability and/or application development

 

Company Overview:

 

Energy New England, LLC is a highly successful and profitable energy advisor to the wholesale and retail energy markets, serving the public power, independent power producer, higher education, and commercial and industrial end user communities. We are the largest energy risk management entity dedicated to public power in the Northeast. We are committed to serving as the preeminent strategic advisor and provider of solutions-based services in risk management, energy trading, energy efficiency, energy conservation and demand response at both the wholesale are retail levels. We are prudently expanding into new markets and aggressively developing new service offerings to further differentiate ourselves in the marketplace.

 

Attributes:

 

Individual who is ready to learn, take initiative, and contribute to a team whose activities cover the energy spectrum. This person should be comfortable performing multiple tasks and supporting a variety of initiatives related to energy and supply management, portfolio modeling and optimization, risk and credit management, and renewable energy. A self-starter, willing to learn the wholesale energy marketplace, proficient in software applications and modeling and has the desire to contribute in an entrepreneurial, small company environment.


We offer competitive salary and benefits programs, an entrepreneurial work environment and a supportive team structure. Interested? Please forward your resume, including salary history as appropriate, to:


Lori Anne Burns Office Manager Email: LBurns@ene.org

 

  

Construction Health and Safety Officer

Field Safety Corporation, North Branford, CT

[Posted 6/26/2019]

 

Position Summary:

 

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

 

In this role, your duties will include:

 

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

 

Qualifications Required:

 

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

 

Send your cover letter and resume to:

 

Michael Ziskin, CHCM, CHMM, CBCP, CUSP

MZiskin@fieldsafety.com

Field Safety Corporation

101C Fowler Road

North Branford, CT 06471

www.fieldsafety.com

 

  

Lineman (Troubleman)

Peabody Municipal Light Plant, Peabody, MA

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

 

TITLE:  LINEMAN (TROUBLEMAN)
DIVISION: DISTRIBUTION
SALARY: GRADE 15 ($38.96 - $48.72)
SHIFT: VARIABLE, INCLUDING EVENINGS
CIVIL SERVICE CLASSIFICATION:   LABOR SERVICE

 

DUTIES:

 

Under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Electric Distribution and the Assistant Superintendent of Electric Distribution responsible for responding to trouble or emergency situations, performing electrical repairs and performing all First Class Lineman's duties and responsibilities.  It is intended that these duties and responsibilities will be performed by the Troubleman acting alone unless the Supervisor specifically assigns the Troubleman to work as part of a crew.

 

Work shifts will be variable shifts (40 hours per week, 8 hours per day), which may include rotation with other Linemen/Trouble Men during weekends and evenings as required.

 

Perform work on and handle all voltages, under energized conditions, within the Peabody Municipal Light Plant electrical system frequently working alone under abnormal system conditions and works under all weather conditions at the discretion of the supervisor.

 

Respond to all trouble calls during shift and correct or repair electric wires, connections, and associated equipment necessary to restore the proper delivery of electric service.  Install, repair or remove secondary connections on transformers, service drops and service risers, lighting fixtures and all other live secondary connections while working alone.  Perform duties of Lineman (either alone or as part of a multi-person crew as assigned) which include, but are not limited to, digging holes, setting poles, installing transformers, stringing lines, changing insulators and other related tasks.  Change line or transformer fuses acting alone.  May provide direction, instruction or guidance to other personnel in the work crew.  Perform line work on substation equipment when required.  In accordance with system procedures, perform the opening, closing, phasing, tagging, and grounding of high voltage switches, circuit breakers, and other equipment of all voltages as assigned.

 

Operate all line construction and maintenance vehicles, including vehicles requiring a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or other vehicles as required, responsible for proper operation and care of assigned vehicle.  Operate various hand, power, and hydraulic tools required on the job.  Operate all equipment used in the Distribution Division including compressors, arrow boards, voltage testers, phasing meters, and portable generators.

 

Resolve customer problems on lighting situations within the designated policy of the Light Plant.  Coordinate and perform all work relating to the Light Bulb Change-out Program.  While working alone, replace, repair, install, and maintain all types of lighting equipment including replacement of all components of all lighting fixtures.  

 

Open, seal, remove, install, or read meters as directed by Supervisor.

 

Review work orders, layout and plan work, account for all materials and hours utilized on assigned projects.  Develop material list and collect stock required to complete job.  Perform required reports to complete assignment and maintain records, logs, and work reports as required by supervisor.

 

Insure all safety policies and procedures are strictly adhered to on all work sites.

 

Perform other duties as required.

 

Must be available for emergency calls during non-working hours and must furnish an acceptable means of off-hour contact by phone or other reasonable means.  Recognize that it is necessary to work a reasonable amount of overtime, planned and emergency, to properly service electric customers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum two (2) years full time experience as a Lineman (First Class) performing duties similar to those listed above. Must have a valid and active Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Must have (or be able to obtain within 6 months of hiring) a valid and active Massachusetts Hoisting Engineers License Class 1B/3A. Must be mature and able to perform above duties acting alone. Must maintain reasonable availability for immediate response to address customer or electrical system emergencies during off-hours.

 

Please submit letter and resume c/o Charles J. Orphanos, Manager to Barbara Previte at bprevite@pmlp.com.

 

AA/EEO

PMLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

1st & 2nd Class Lineman

Marblehead Municipal Light Department, Marblehead, MA

[Posted 6/11/2019]

 

The Town of Marblehead, MA, Marblehead Municipal Light Department, is seeking two candidates for the positions of 1st Class Lineman or 2nd Class Lineman.

 

1st Class Lineman: Under general supervision of the Manager of Distribution, Working Foreman or Lead Lineman, perform any and all duties related to the construction, maintenance and repair of  electrical overhead and underground distribution system.

 

Accept stand-by call on a rotating basis and respond to Department emergencies.

 

Qualifications will include a High School Diploma or equivalent with 3-5 years of line work experience. Must have a Massachusetts CDL, Hoisting License and have CPR/First Aid certifications.

 

This is a full time, union position, with starting salary ranging from $1,559.67-$1,790.04 weekly, depending on qualifications and experience.

 

2nd Class Lineman: Under general supervision of the Manager of Distribution, Working Foreman or Lead Lineman, perform any and all duties related to the construction, maintenance and repair of  electrical overhead and underground distribution system.

 

Accept stand-by call on a rotating basis and respond to Department emergencies.

 

Qualifications will include a High School Diploma or equivalent with 3 years of progressive related experience, preferably a graduate from an approved line worker training school. Must have a Massachusetts CDL and a Hoisting License.

 

This is a full time, union position, with starting salary ranging from $1,362.30-$1,563.40 weekly, depending on qualifications and experience.

 

For full position descriptions, please contact William Jackson, Manager of Distribution, at 781-631-0240, or by email at wjackson@mhdld.com. Applications are available on our website, www.marbleheadelectric.com, or can be picked up at our office location, listed below. To apply, please return a completed application, together with your resume and cover letter, to MARBLEHEAD MUNICIPAL LIGHT DEPARTMENT, Attn: William Jackson, Manager of Distribution, P.O. Box 369, and 80 Commercial Street, Marblehead, MA 01945. Applications and resumes can also be submitted by email to wjackson@mhdld.com.

 

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

 

 

Senior Electrical Distribution Engineer

Town of Danvers, Danvers, MA

[Posted 6/4/2019]

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

 

1st Class Lineworker

Town of Ipswich, Ipswich, MA

[Posted 5/9/2019]

 

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

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

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

 

Qualifications

Two years of satisfactory experience as a 2nd Class Lineworker or comparable position in electric utility industry, completion of 1st class lineworker training, valid class B CDL with airbrake endorsement and DPS Hoisting Engineers License 1B required.

 

Miscellaneous Information

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

 

 

Apprentice Lineworker

Town of Ipswich, Ipswich, MA

[Posted 5/9/2019]

 

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

 

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


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

 

Qualifications

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

 

Miscellaneous Information

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

 

 

IBEW Line Worker

Belmont Municipal Light Department, Belmont, MA

[Posted 4/22/2019]

 

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

 

  • safely install, maintain and repair underground and overhead lines mains, conduits, poles and related apparatus;
  • pull in and splice cables;
  • replace transformers;
  • repair lines;
  • erect and set poles;
  • install new fuses;
  • follow switching orders;
  • climb poles and operate bucket trucks and other aerial lift equipment;
  • remove old switch gear, brushes and repairs old duct work, etc.; and
  • repair all communications, fiber optics and safety wiring for the Town.

 

The line worker will also: participate in stand-by call to respond to emergencies on a rotating basis and will respond to public inquiries; requests and complaints related to line activities; install and remove banners, holiday lighting and decorations; ensure that vehicles are properly stocked and maintained for all operations; and perform tree-trimming duties as required.

 

Candidates with a high school diploma, relevant vocational/technical training, and previous line work experience preferred. Other relevant experience also considered.  Position requires High Voltage Line Worker Certification and possession of or ability to attain a valid Class B MA Commercial Driver’s License; Class A License expected to be obtained within 12 months of hire. Subject to federal drug and alcohol testing requirements.  

 

The salary range is $26.30 to $49.43 per hour, including benefits.

 

Applications/Resumes accepted at the Town of Belmont, Human Resources Department, 455 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA  02478, or email humanresources@belmont-ma.gov   fax to 617-993-2741.

 

EOE

 

 

Fleet Maintenance Foreman

Town of Mansfield, Mansfield, MA

[Posted 4/18/2019]

 

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

 

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

 

Click here for a full job posting and to apply.

 

 

Senior Utility Analyst

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 4/10/2019]

 

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

  

Senior Utility Analyst

                            

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Manager of Information Technology

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative (EMEC), Calais, ME

[Posted 4/2/2019]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Responsibilities:

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

 

Job Qualifications:

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

 

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

 

Resumes can be sent in confidence to:

 

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Human Resources

PO Box 425

Calais, Maine  04619

 

or email to:  hr@emec.com

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Controller 

Stowe Electric Department, Stowe, VT

[Posted 3/26/2019]

 

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

 

Qualities Desired:

 

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

 

Minimum Education & Experience required:

 

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

 

Compensation:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

              Ellen Burt, General Manager

              Stowe Electric Department

              PO Box 190

              Stowe, VT 05672-0190

              eburt@stoweelectric.com

              cc: pwaugh@stoweelectric.com

 

 

Generation Assets Engineering Manager 

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

[Posted 3/21/2019]


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

 

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

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

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

 

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

 

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

 

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

 

Or forward your resume & salary requirements to:

 

Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company

Human Resources Office

327 Moody Street

Ludlow, MA 01056

alomma@mmwec.org

 

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

 

 

Resource Specialist 

Reading Municipal Light Department, Reading, MA

[Posted 2/5/2019]

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Assistant Materials Manager

Reading Municipal Light Department, Reading, MA

[Posted 1/28/2019]

 

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

                               

        Assistant Materials Manager

 

Position is responsible for assisting in the administration of the purchasing/materials functions including procurement (under M.G.L. 30B), inventory insurance and risk management. The successful candidate must have a Bachelors’ degree in Business. A minimum 2-3 years’ experience in purchasing preferably related to an electric utility.  

 

  • Assists with the management of property and liability policies including renewals, liability assessments, subrogation and appraisals.
  • Assists with procurement process by ensuring RMLD follows MA laws, RMLD policies and procedures, applicable legal standards and codes of conduct.
  • Assists with the Records Retention and Disposal Program.
  • Analyzes price proposals and other data to determine reasonable pricing. Evaluates suppliers based on RMLD practices and established guidelines.
  • Studies sales records and inventory levels of current stock to develop strategic purchasing programs that facilitates access to supplies.
  • Provides input to the department budget and monitors expenditures.
  • Updates computerized databases, programs and implements other tracking systems.

 

We are seeking someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills to facilitate development of materials for internal and external audiences. Must be able to set priorities, problem solve, pay attention to details and follow through on time sensitive tasks. Must have or be able to attain MCPPO certification within 1 year. This position resides in the RMLD’s Professional union.

 

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

 

 

Superintendent

Woodsville Water & Light Department, Woodsville, NH

[Posted 1/23/2019]

 

The Woodsville Water & Light Department is accepting applications for the position of Superintendent. This is a full-time position with full benefits. The person will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of both the electric and water departments, office billing and outside distribution crew. If interested please send a resume to:

 

Woodsville Water & Light Department

4900 Dartmouth College Highway

Woodsville, NH 03785

 

 

Leader Lineworker

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 1/17/2019]

 

The Leader Lineworker supervises and gives direction to field crew personnel in the operation, construction and maintenance of the overhead and underground distribution system including pole setting, conductor installations, transformers, capacitors, switching equipment, conduit installation, storm restoration and any other work associated with these systems. You will conduct job briefings, assign tasks for projects, work with engineers to layout workplans and timelines for crew. 

 

Additional responsibilities include directing and performing all required operational and safety inspections of vehicles, tools and equipment assigned. May perform duties of Apprentice or Journeyman Lineworker as required.

 

Successful candidate will have a minimum of five years practical experience as a ticketed journeyman lineworker or troubleworker.  Must be able to read and interpret distribution plans and diagrams, use software and computers and have knowledge of SCADA, GIS, Work Order Management System and mobile work equipment.  

 

Candidate must be able to perform moderately heavy physical work indoors and outdoors in any weather and working conditions for extended periods of time and climb poles or structures with appropriate PPE on.  Must have a valid CDL A driver’s license and hoisting license.  

 

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

 

 

Senior Electrical Engineer

American Electrical Testing Co., LLC, Foxboro, MA

[Posted 12/05/2018]

 

American Electrical Testing Co., LLC (AET) is looking for an experienced Electrical Engineer that can take a project and see it to completion.  The company has an interactive and outgoing team of Professional Engineering and Field Service Technicians with knowledge and skill sets that complement one another.  The work we perform is engaging, and ranges over an array of applications and customers. The requirements for this position include:

 

  • BSEE (Power Systems preferred)
  • EIT certification (PE not required, preferred, but must be eligible)
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in the electrical power industry (hands-on/field experience a plus)
  • Experience in an engineering environment designing and specifying high voltage construction, inspection, testing of facilities and equipment
  • Design, analysis, control, operation and / or protection of utility equipment
  • Knowledge of protective relaying, controls, SCADA and protection applications, protective device coordination, setting and programming of electromechanical and electronic relays including SEL, Basler, ABB, GE, Cooper
  • Design experience of transmission, distribution and Generator Interconnect Substations
  • Design experience of overhead/underground medium voltage distribution systems
  • Knowledge of ASPEN, SKM, EasyPower, ETAP or other utility based software programs
  • Experience with equipment ranging from 2KV thru 500KV upward
  • Ability to perform job tasks in the office as well as the field
  • Ability to interact with clients and develop technical reports in a clear and concise manner
  • Willing to work as project lead or provide supporting role on projects
  • Proficiency of computers using Microsoft programs, AutoCAD, project management software, etc.

 

Please contact John Fattore, AET Staffing Specialist: jfattore@aetco.us  (781) 821-0122

 

 

General Manager Operations

Groton Utilities, Groton, CT

[Posted 12/03/2018]

 

The General Manager, Operations, is accountable for managing the full scope of day-to-day operations for the Electric, Water, and Wastewater Divisions of the Utility. The General Manager, Operations must stay abreast of industry trends and technology. An important component of this position is staff relations, communication and team building. In addition he/she builds relationships with relevant entities and governmental agencies, ensures fiscal responsibility and places a high priority on customer service throughout the organization and externally. This individual supervises, develops, and implements programs along with standardizing organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through meetings, conferences and reports. The General Manager, Operations reports to the Director of Utilities.

 

If qualified, please apply through the Indeed website at: https://www.indeedjobs.com/city-ofgroton/_hl/en_US?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLhRSoEeMyZTojqS34EaaBG04YeVNLhRSoEeMyZTojqS34EaaBG0

 

AA/EOE

 

 

First Class Substation Worker

Liberty Utilities, Londonderry, NH

[Posted 11/27/2018]

 

MANDATE:

 

Be proficient in all aspects of substation work in the Operations and Maintenance Department for the purpose of providing safe and reliable construction, maintenance and operations of substations, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA), line switching and voltage control equipment as well as urban/commercial underground electric distribution systems. Be able to operate test and maintain transformers, reclosers, breakers, relays, batteries and manually and electronically controlled gang operated switches. Position will be required to assist in the training, construction, operation, testing and maintenance of substation equipment. This position will be required to perform duties in Liberty Utilities Substations in both the Lebanon and Salem, NH areas.

 

OUTLINE OF DUTIES:

 

  • Be proficient in all aspects of substation, testing, maintenance and construction activities necessary to maintain a reliable electric system such as transformers, relays, breakers, pole top reclosers, regulators and regulator controls, capacitor and capacitor controls, battery and battery chargers as well as other devices and controls associated with substations.
  • Be proficient in maintaining and performing inspection and maintenance procedures on T&D line switching devices, voltage regulators, pole top reclosers, electronic controlled capacitor devices, substation equipment, and urban/commercial underground equipment.
  • Be proficient in monthly substation Visual and Operational inspections assuring any abnormalities are corrected for reliability of equipment performance. Perform thermographic inspections and reporting. Perform, update, and maintain test and work procedures as required.
  • Be proficient in the maintenance of SCADA equipment, communication link to substation or production facility, remote terminal unit (RTU), and interposing wiring to controlled devices. Monitor, verify and maintain the accuracy of SCADA commands, statuses and programed functions.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Associates Degree in Electrical Technology or company approved educational equivalent such as Northwest Lineman College Substation Certificate and two or more years of substation work experience.
  • Ability to work on all tools associated with substation maintenance and construction.
  • Possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License from the state in which they reside.
  • Ensure all work activities are performed in accordance with Company, State and Federal regulations and guidelines.
  • Perform duties and establish relationships in accordance with the Company’s Core Principles.
  • Ability to operate computer software programs such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must be available to work overtime when needed and/or during times of system emergencies.

 

Please apply at: https://algonquin.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a27p2ka5kl7h?  

 

 

Control Room Operator

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD), Reading, MA

[Posted 10/31/2018]

 

Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) is an electric utility located 14 miles northwest of Boston and serving 30,000 customers in the towns of Reading, Wilmington, North Reading and Lynnfield Centre and we are recruiting for the position of Control Room Operator.

 

Operators perform all the functions related to integrated automation sub-systems including SCADA, outage management (OMS), GIS and Advanced Metering. You will operate switching equipment for routine or emergency work, communication systems dispatch equipment (two-way radio, cell net, IVR), security monitoring and control and provide basic customer service when office is closed.

 

Position requires shift duty to provide 24-hour/7-day continuous coverage of system operations.  Shifts may include 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., combination split shifts of days and nights after completing a comprehensive day-time training period.

 

The successful candidate will have exceptional computer software and analysis experience and at least one-year technical experience related to an electrical distribution system.  Operator will have a pleasant telephone manner and demonstrated ability to use two-way radio equipment and to operate complex computer systems related to system distribution, metering and safety. The ability to function under pressure is essential.    Prior experience in switching and/or dispatching of distribution equipment via SCADA is preferred.  An associate’s degree or higher in Computer Science or Engineering is desired.

 

Interested applicants should forward resume to Beth-Ellen Antonio, Human Resources Manager, RMLD 230 Ash Street, Reading, MA  01867 or E-mail: bantonio@rmld.com.

 

 

Journeyman Lineperson

Fishers Island Utility Company, Fishers Island, NY

[Posted 10/1/2018]

 

Position Title: Journeyman Lineperson

Department:   Utilities - Electric Division

Reports to:     Electric Operations Superintendent

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt

Approved By:  President


Summary:

 

Performs work according to applicable Federal and State safety regulations as well as Fishers Island Utilities safety regulations.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Must currently be a Journeyman Lineman
  • Must meet driver qualification requirements including the possession of a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
  • Must be capable of performing all aspects of electric overhead and underground construction and maintenance
  • Complete all related paperwork in a timely manner
  • Must be available for emergency call-outs for overtime assignments
  • Will be required to actively participate in training and retraining programs
  • Must have effective communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must be self-motivated, work well with others, possess a positive attitude, have a commitment to work safely, provide consistent quality customer service, create customer satisfaction and work productively

 

Perform the duties of lineman classification involving overhead and underground electric distribution systems.

 

Special Instructions:

 

  1. The successful candidate must have the physical ability, endurance, and desire to perform potentially strenuous outdoor work, at all times of the day and night, and under various weather conditions.
  2. The successful applicant will be expected to respond to emergency callouts after normal work hours and on weekends.
  3. The successful candidate must be able to perform safe, proficient, and effective pole-climbing.
  4. Applicants must be self-motivated, work well with others, have a positive attitude and be committed to working safely and productively.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces. Must be able to move freely, including ability to stoop, crawl, climb and bend at the knees and waist. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted. Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing. May be required to work long and unpredictable hours in times of emergencies or outages. Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather.


This is a full-time 40 hour work week position with 1 week on-call every 3 weeks.


The Benefits package is generous and includes health, optional dental, a generously matched 401k and life insurance. Relocation reimbursement is available. Subsidized housing on the island may be available.


About Fishers Island

 

Surrounded by natural beauty. To the north, you’ll find Fishers Island Sound, with Block Island Sound & Long Island Sound to the southeast and west.


The fishing in and around Fishers is some of the best and most challenging on the East Coast. Some of the prettiest beaches on the Sound grace Fishers Island’s coastline. Large amounts of land are in a nature preserve trust.


Enjoy walking trails that loop through prairie grasses, woodlands, wetlands and ocean settings that are havens to birds, animals and rare flora.

Interested? Send your resume and/or contact information to rdurishin@voiceglance.com

Fishers Island Utility Company is an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to create a diverse environment. All qualified candidates will receive due consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.