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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.



Customer Service Representative

Kennebunk Light and Power District (KLPD), Kennebunk, ME

[Posted 10/26/2018]


Kennebunk Light and Power District (KLPD) seeks an experienced Customer Service Representative who is able to perform a full range of customer service functions. Ability to multitask and excellent computer skills a must. Full job description available at  https://klpd.org


About KLPD 


KLPD is a consumer owned non-profit electric utility serving over 6,900 customers in Arundel, Lyman, Kennebunk and Wells Maine. KLPD is an equal opportunity employer.


Please submit your resume to Matt Rancourt, Business Manager at mrancourt@klpd.org


Posting will stay active until the position is filled. 



Customer Service Representative

Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO), Shrewsbury, MA

[Posted 10/23/2018, expires 11/9/2018]


Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO) seeks an experienced Customer Service Representative who is able to perform a full range of customer service functions for electric, cable television, Internet, and telephone customers. Applicants must be able to cross-sell products and services to existing and new accounts over the phone and in person. Ability to multitask and excellent computer skills a must. Full job description available at http://selco.shrewsburyma.gov/jobs




SELCO is a community owned and operated utility offering Shrewsbury residents and businesses high-quality electric and cable services at competitive prices. SELCO provides electric, cable, telephone, and Internet services to residential and commercial customers within the Town of Shrewsbury. SELCO is an equal opportunity employer.


Please submit your resume by November 9, 2018 to Jackie Pratt, Marketing & Customer Care Manager, 100 Maple Ave, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 or email: jpratt@shrewsburyma.gov



SCADA Technician / Operator

Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative (CMEEC), Norwich, CT

[Posted 10/16/2018, expires 11/9/2018]


CMEEC exists to Energize Customers and Community Prosperity, by Delivering Sustained Low Cost Energy Solutions. Achieving our Vision and Mission requires CMEEC to continually challenge today’s degree of excellence so tomorrow may be imagined, pursued, and mastered. The SCADA Technician/Operator is an integral part of the Asset Management team, dealing with the administration, operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, as well as responsibilities in electric generation asset operations, data management, and cyber security administration.


If your passion, skills, and innovative personality are searching for an actualizing environment focused on CMEEC’s noble Vision and Mission in a rapidly transforming, exhilarating, and diversified industry, please read on and see what it takes to join the CMEEC team. Prior to reading the rest of this document however, check out our website to review our Five Core Values, for these are the foundation for initial selection and continuing evaluation, and if they reinforce your own and you are excited to fulfill them, please keep going! www.cmeec.org


By now, you probably learned, Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative (“CMEEC”) is a public power Joint Action Agency providing electric and energy commodity supply products, asset development and operations, and strategic support services to wholesale customers in Connecticut, as well as wholesale and retail products and services throughout New England.




The SCADA Technician/Operator reports to the Director of Asset Management and works collaboratively internally and externally to lead functional accountabilities of:


  • Administration, operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) hardware and software components including control room, field devices, and network connections
  • Operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of electric generation assets
  • Creation and maintenance of operational and regulatory reporting tools
  • Data management for storage and sharing of information utilized for internal operations
  • Cyber security oversight and administration related to SCADA system and associated devices
  • Maintenance planning and contractor supervision for electric generation assets and associated equipment
  • Integrating with, and supporting / performing of, other Asset Management functional accountabilities in a cross-functional workgroup




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Computer Information Systems, Computer Networking, Computer Science, or similarly related, or equivalent demonstrated capabilities
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system design, operation, and maintenance experience highly preferred
  • Energy market products and services / ISO New England experience highly preferred
  • Linux/Unix operating system experience highly preferred
  • Computer networking and programming experience highly preferred
  • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal, complexity of thought / critical thinking, and ideation skills
  • Humbly confident and constructively assertive self-starter, with ability to act on own to achieve without regular management oversight / supervision
  • Proficient skill and experience with Microsoft Office suite
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Reside within seventy-five (75) mile radius of CMEEC office
  • Fluent in English language, with full visual and auditory senses, as well as ability to read, write, sit, stand, walk, and drive




The position routinely requires travel to and from decentralized facilities and also sedentary activities at office work stations, including but not limited to, independently driving to company facilities, walking, crawling, standing, climbing steps, ladders, and other elevation changes as required at each location, and sitting at work stations for long periods of time in front of a computer screen; intermittently twist, bend, or stretch to reach equipment or supplies surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and computer keyboard for prolonged periods on a daily basis. The ability to lift, move, or transport within the office or field environment up to fifty (50) pounds. Ability to handle multiple priorities in a stressful situation is necessary.




The Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative is located in Norwich, Connecticut.




CMEEC offers competitive total compensation and comprehensive benefit plans to successful candidates.


Please submit cover letter, resume and compensation requirements by November 9, 2018 to Human Resources, 30 Stott Avenue, Norwich, CT 06360 or email to hradmin@cmeec.org


CMEEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other class protected by federal or state law.



Apprentice Electric Lineman

Shrewsbury Electric & Cable Operations (SELCO), Shrewsbury, MA

[Posted 10/16/2018, expires 11/2/2018]


Under supervision of the Working Foreman Lineman and / or 1st Class Lineman, assist in the installation, repair and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical lines and equipment.




In conformance with Department procedures and safety regulations, assist lineman in the erection, installation, repair and maintenance of all non-primary electrical lines and equipment. Climb poles or utilize aerial lift equipment to observe and assist with overhead line work. Operate electrical testing equipment under supervision and utilize a variety of hand and power tools. Perform manual labor duties as requested in support of underground installation, repair and maintenance operations. Perform routine repairs and maintenance to house services and street lighting system under supervision of a lineman.




Accept stand-by call on rotating basis to respond to emergency repair calls and for other Department emergencies. Perform other duties as assigned.




Duties require basic knowledge of electrical theory and distribution. Must possess a valid Massachusetts Class B License and being trained for a Hoisting License. Work requires three months of related experience.




Under supervision, perform duties in accordance with verbal instructions and established procedures. Work assignments and training schedules are established by the Working Foreman Lineman.








  • All work performed in accordance with departmental and regulatory safety standards.
  • Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
  • Must be able to be trained to operate derrick and bucket trucks
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and handle an extension ladder
  • Must not be afraid of heights (up to 50 ft. above ground)
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Work performed on energized and de-energized power lines
  • Work and travel in inclement weather


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.




Please send resume or list of qualifications and experience to John Laverty, Electric Operations Manager, at jlaverty@shrewsburyma.gov or through mail at SELCO, 100 Maple Ave., Shrewsbury, MA 01545 by November 2, 2018



General Manager

Rowley Municipal Light Plant, Rowley, MA

[Posted 10/11/2018, expires 11/9/2018]


Position Title: General Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Function: Management


Rowley, MA 01969




Electric Utility

Minimum Education:

Bachelor Degree Preferred, but not required

Minimum Experience: 

10 years progressively responsible management experience within the electric distribution industry

Application Deadline: 

November 9, 2018



Rowley Municipal Light Plant is a community owned utility with a 100+ year reputation of excellence.  As the local provider of utility electric service the manager supports and cultivates a work culture dedicated to low electric rates, reliability of service and customer satisfaction. 

Rowley Light serves 3,000 electric meters with annual revenues of $7,000,000.00. The workforce numbers 8 full-time employees. The General Manager is responsible for the full operation and financial oversight of the utility.


Job Description


The General Manager is the Chief Executive Officer for the utility having full charge of the operation and management of the utility under the general direction and control of the Municipal Light Board subject to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 164 Section 56.




  • Full charge of the operation and management of the utility.  
  • Full charge of the purchase of supplies.
  • Full charge of the employment of attorneys and agents. 
  • Full charge of the method, time, price quantity of wholesale electric supply. 
  • Full charge of the collection of bills. 
  • Full charge of the keeping of accounts.


Minimum Job Requirements:


10 years progressively responsible management experience within the electric distribution industry with a preference for direct municipal electric department experience.   A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or Accounting/Business Management is preferred.  Previous experience as the General Manager of a Municipal Electric Utility is also preferred.  Demonstrated ability to develop and manage capital and operating budgets, promote a customer service ethic within the organization and provide effective labor relations and power supply acquisition.  Proven excellence in communications with a variety of audiences in both written and oral formats.   Competitive salary ranging from $125,000.00 to $145,000.00, dependent on qualifications and experience. 


For consideration, email resume to dfolding@rowleylight.com or mail to:


Rowley Municipal Light Plant

Attn: General Manager

47 Summer St, P.O. Box 355

Rowley, MA 01969



Energy Specialist

Belmont Light Department, Belmont, MA

[Posted 10/9/2018, expires 10/30/2018]


Belmont Municipal Light Department (Belmont Light) is accepting applications for the full-time position of:


Energy Specialist


Salary Range: $66,024.62-$75,697.84


Applicants must submit the required Town of Belmont application form, resume and cover letter to the Town’s Human Resources Department by the closing date of October 30, 2018


Belmont Municipal Light Department is seeking an Energy Specialist to join their team. The successful candidate will administer and promote the Belmont Municipal Light Department’s residential, commercial, and municipal energy programs and initiatives. Under the guidance of the Energy Resources Manager, the Energy Specialist conducts a variety of data analysis, customer service, outreach, administrative, and research functions essential to the success of the Department’s energy services.


The role necessitates understanding of issues affecting Belmont’s electricity ratepayers, enthusiasm for energy conservation and renewables, and a willingness to serve as a highly visible ambassador for the Department’s program offerings. The Energy Specialist must prepare effective grant applications, government reporting submissions, and general deliverables, and work to resolve logistical and policy issues. This position is customer-service driven, entailing responsiveness to customer inquiries and the ability to effectively find customer solutions.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: review and approval of rebate applications; compilation, tracking, and analysis of energy and program data; preparation of high-quality written materials; and frequent communication with diverse groups of customers, community stakeholders, vendors, and staff. The Energy Specialist will also provide staff representation at events, design and carry out effective trainings and educational events, and collaborate with others to develop and implement program-related outreach strategies and marketing plans. The role serves as a backup for social media and website management, as well as event planning and other public relations functions.


The ideal candidate will possess, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental policy/management, architecture, engineering, public administration, economics, political science, project management, urban planning, public policy, marketing, or a related field, plus a minimum of 3 years of experience in energy efficiency and/or renewable energy programs; or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience. Demonstrable experience in the areas of data management, environmental management, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability principles required. Strong written and verbal communication skills and high proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word required. Experience in the utility industry and familiarity with the MA Green Communities Grant Program preferred. Possession of a valid Class D motor vehicle operator’s license required.


This is a 40 hour per week position with a salary range of $66,042.62 - $75,697.84.  The Town of Belmont offers a complete comprehensive benefits package.


Resumes, with the required Town of Belmont application accepted at the Human Resources Department, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or humanresources@belmont-ma.gov or fax (617) 993-2741 by the closing date of October 30, 2018.


The Town of Belmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Distribution Superintendent

Town of Wallingford, Wallingford, CT

[Posted 10/5/2018, expires 11/6/2018]


Distribution Superintendent – The Town of Wallingford Electric Division is seeking a highly technical manager with strong administrative skills to manage the construction, maintenance and operation of the utility’s electric transmission and distribution systems. The utility serves 24,700 customers in a 50+ square mile distribution area with a peak demand of 130 MW. The position requires a B.S. degree in electrical engineering plus 8 years of responsible experience in electric utility distribution, construction maintenance and operations which must include 4 years of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting on a year-for year basis. Salary: $91,742 - $117,382 plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Apply to: Human Resources Department, Town of Wallingford, 45 South Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492. Fax #: (203) 294-2084. Closing date will be November 6, 2018 or the date the 50th application is received, whichever occurs first. EOE.



Business Services

Littleton Electric Light & Water Department (LELWD), Littleton, MA

[Posted 10/4/2018, expires 11/1/2018]


The Littleton Electric Light and Water Department is accepting applicants for the position of Business Services. Under general supervision of the Business Office Supervisor, candidate performs full range of customer service, customer relations, and clerical entries for electric and water customers.




  • Maintain all aspects of customer account coverage including but not limited to: billing, credit and collections, database, etc.
  • Respond to a variety of customer inquiries, requests, and complaints related to electric and water accounts in order to effectively resolve customer needs.
  • Process applications for new electric and water customers.
  • Arrange for service connections, disconnections or transfers of service as required.
  • Direct an aggressive change out program for meters.
  • Knowledge of rates and billing practices, understanding of consumption calculations, and the ability to explain these items to customers.
  • Ensure all electronic and cash payments are prepared and recorded properly, and daily bank deposit is made.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with others, both verbally and in writing, including answering phones, responding to emails, and interacting with customers in person.
  • Ability to use two way radios in a calm, strong voice to communicate with field personnel.
  • Provide telephone support during outages and other emergency situations, may be required to work extended shifts, including weekend and overnight hours.




  • Bachelors’ degree, or minimum of 3 years customer service experience and Associates degree
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including MS Word and Excel, various office equipment, multi-line phone system
  • Familiarity with additional billing software programs is preferable
  • Detail oriented candidate must be able to multitask and have a pleasant demeanor both on the phone and when interacting with customers, coworkers, and the public
  • Capability of working in an environment of frequent interruptions
  • Willingness to assist on multi-department special projects and during community events


Resumes will be accepted until November 1, 2018 at hr@lelwd.com or in person at 39 Ayer Road, Littleton, MA




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



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



  • 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.



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.




Energy New England (ENE)

[Posted 9/25/2018]


Job Opportunity



Reports to:



Position Overview:


ENE is looking for an organized and driven Accountant to join the finance team at our company. The Accountant position will work closely with our other accountants and operations personnel and handle day-to-day bookkeeping.  In addition, this position coordinates month-end power settlements and counterparty payments on behalf of ENE’s municipal customers.


Responsibilities & Duties:


  • Perform daily postings and reconciliations, interface with all accounting functions- AP, AR, reports and special projects as they occur.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly and annual accounting activities including reconciliations of bank accounts, coordination and completion of annual audits, and reviewing financial reports/support as necessary
  • Maintain monthly schedules, including prepaid expenses, unearned revenues, assets and depreciation, and inventory
  • Analyze and report on variances between budgets and actual figures; provide detailed back-up and reporting as requested
  • Submit payroll, track employee time used within schedules, generate & enter payroll entries into the accounting system
  • Tie-out month-end power purchases with counterparties, confirm power invoices, and invoice customers accordingly
  • Coordinate weekly and monthly power payments on behalf of ENE’s municipal customers
  • Assist in tasks and provide support for projects within other departments of ENE


Position Requirements:

  • BS in Accounting
  • Minimum two years related experience.
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • Experience with databases a plus, including QuickBase and FileMaker
  • Strong Excel and Word proficiencies
  • Ability to perform with accuracy in a fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Strong computer and communications skills
  • A high degree of flexibility with the ability to follow-up with minimal supervision


The Accountant will play a vital role in the company’s day-to-day operations and will work closely with all related functions. This is a tremendous growth opportunity for the right candidate in an entrepreneurial work environment with a supportive team structure. We offer competitive salary and benefits programs.


For more information, contact:


Lori Burns



100 Foxborough Blvd.

Suite 110

Foxboro, MA  02035



Field Engineer

Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO), Shrewsbury, MA

[Posted 9/25/2018]


SELCO Field Engineer


Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO) is seeking qualified applicants to fill the Field Engineer position. Under general supervision of the Senior Engineer, this Field Engineer performs a variety of planning, field and office engineering functions to support electric operation department functions and activities. Please review the Essential Job Functions for further detail.


Qualified applicants will have a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and/or Civil Engineering along with five years of relevant work experience in distribution design planning. Strong customer service skills as well as knowledge of SCADA, GIS, and electrical loading and analysis software are essential. This Full Time position ranges from $60,000-$76,000 annually.


The work environment ranges from private homes, town property, and construction sites, to an office setting. Exposure to all weather conditions and uneven terrain during field inspections is expected. Navigating this terrain may require occasional climbing or uncomfortable physical positions, as well as light lifting of work materials.


Please submit a completed application, resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Jonatan Malaver, Senior Engineer, at jon.malaver@shrewsburyma.gov or to 30 Municipal Drive, Shrewsbury, MA 01545.


Essential Job Functions


  •  Utilizing CAD and knowledge of applicable electrical and construction codes, designs layouts of underground and overhead residential and industrial electrical systems to include conduit layouts, transformer sizes and locations, CATV locations and pole locations. Stakes out locations using field engineering equipment.
  • Meets with residents, developers and contractors to determine power requirements, expected connected loads, data and required easements necessary to compute transformer sizes and design layouts. 
  • Responds to inquiries, requests and complaints related to street lighting, new services, etc.
  • Performs field inspections to ensure compliance by developers/contractors to departmental policies and monitors work in progress. Reports non-compliance and takes appropriate action as authorized
  • Adheres to applicable health and safety rules and regulations
  • Conducts protective lighting design studies as requested by customers
  • Assist Operations Manager preparing preliminary construction cost estimates for customers and produces final bills upon completion of project. Works with accounting to send preliminary bills and ascertains that bill has been paid prior to final connection of service
  • Works with customer service representatives and follows up with customers when appropriate to resolve customer issues, questions or complaints. Investigates, reports and recommends action on customer service issues relating to physical plant, and work schedule of labor force
  • Works with town engineering department to obtain required easements – documents/files easements from Registry of Deeds
  • Maintains all maps (GIS) and records up to date.
  • Provide yearly map updates to “Dig Safe” vendor. Assist when necessary to perform “Dig Safe” mark outs.





Fiber Optic Splice Technician – Full Time

Phoenix Communications, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]


Fiber Optic Splice Technician – Full Time


Please apply at http://phoenix-fiber.com/careers


Who we are                        


Established in August of 2000, Phoenix Communications has grown to become the Northeast’s leading provider of fiber optic construction services to the telecommunications industry and municipalities throughout the northeastern United States. Employing more than 130 people in Massachusetts we currently service over 150 customers. From telecommunications giants, to state entities, to cities and towns across New England, our qualified staff, resources and expertise have helped us to become a market leader in advanced fiber development.


What we expect


Job Description


The Fiber Optic Splice Technician is primary responsible for fusion splicing, verification testing, troubleshooting and fiber optic cable repair. The Splicing Technician is responsible for day to day operations and maintenance of company equipment as well as manual labor needed to support the construction operations of Phoenix Communication as well as, ongoing commitment to deliver outstanding service, sustainable sales growth and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:


  • All paperwork test requirements
  • Maintaining the truck, stocking, cleaning
  • Overseeing the safety of anyone operating in or around the job site
  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Follow all customer requirements while working on any customer networks
  • Perform heavy physical labor


Job Requirements


  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Be able to discriminate between colors
  • DOT physical and RMV driving record required
  • Not be afraid of heights or confined spaces
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience
  • Must be available to work any shift and On-call rotation required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, basic Computer skills
  • Have the ability to travel up to 50% of time, including overnight(s)


What we offer


Your benefits will include a competitive compensation plan and paid time off benefit. After 90 days you may enroll in Phoenix Communications, Inc., Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. As well as a 401K Savings Plan, with company match. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Phoenix Communications, Inc., employee. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members, this is not a summary plan description or official plan document.





Coax Splicer – Full Time

Phoenix Communications, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]


Coax Splicer – Full Time


Please apply at http://phoenix-fiber.com/careers


Who we are


Phoenix Communications, Inc., was established in August 2000 and has grown to become a leading provider of fiber optic construction services to the telecommunications industry and municipalities from New England to the Mid-Atlantic. Phoenix currently has more than 150 employees in our Massachusetts and Virginia offices. We provide a full suite of fiber optic services from engineering and splicing to fiber placement and civil construction both in the communications and power space.


What we expect


Job Description


A Telecommunications Coax Construction & Splice Technician is responsible for the construction and splicing of coax and fiber plant, both aerial and underground.


Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:


  • Following proper safety requirements, including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times
  • Installing, repairing, splicing and maintaining overhead and underground coax and fiber plant
  • Understanding basic and complex coax design maps, familiarity with different types of line equipment such as amplifiers, line extenders, taps, splitters and associated hardware, as well as various types of coax connectors and their usage
  • Communicating with customers to address customer concerns in a professional manner
  • Activating and rough balancing new coax cable plant and take end of line readings using an RF meter


Job Requirements


  • Minimum 1-3 years coax experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Proficient knowledge operating ariel lifts, ladders, ability to climb poles
  • Ability to work a variable schedule, to include on-call rotation, days/nights and weekends as needed


What we offer


Your benefits will include a competitive compensation plan and paid time off benefit. After 90 days you may enroll in Phoenix Communications, Inc., Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. As well as a 401K Savings Plan, with company match. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Phoenix Communications, Inc., employee. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members, this is not a summary plan description or official plan document.





Telecommunications Project Manager – Full Time (Exempt)

Phoenix Communications, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]


Telecommunications Project Manager – Full Time (Exempt)


Please apply at http://phoenix-fiber.com/careers


Who we are        


Established in August of 2000, Phoenix Communications has grown to become the Northeast’s leading provider of fiber optic construction services to the telecommunications industry and municipalities throughout the northeastern United States. Employing more than 130 people in Massachusetts we currently service over 150 customers. From telecommunications giants, to state entities, to cities and towns across New England, our qualified staff, resources and expertise have helped us to become a market leader in advanced fiber development.




A Project Manager ensures proper planning, implementation and completion of multiple projects, simultaneously. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: customer site walks, development of Scope of Work documents, providing sales team with accurate data for pricing, coordinating scheduling of projects with Operations, providing staging support for crews and facilitating all project administration, including financial reporting.




  • Participates in the development and preparation of short-term and long-range plans based upon organization goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrates successful execution of business strategies to maximize profitability and operational efficiency.
  • Ensures that all activities and operations are performed in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and laws governing business operations.




  • Proficient knowledge of operations, budgeting and strategic planning
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to foster employee trust and respect from external constituents
  • At least 5 years of experience in fiber optics and/or related field
  • Firm understanding of work flow procedures and processes
  • Ability to respond to internal/external requests during non-business hours
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred



Must be able to work minimum 50 hours per week. Variable; Office/Field environment, exposure to all types of weather conditions


*May require occasional travel, including overnight


What we offer


Your benefits will include a competitive compensation plan and paid time off benefit. After 90 days you may enroll in Phoenix Communications, Inc., Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. As well as a 401K Savings Plan, with company match. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Phoenix Communications, Inc., employee. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members, this is not a summary plan description or official plan document.





Telecommunications Lineman – Full Time

Phoenix Communications, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]


Telecommunications Lineman – Full Time


Please apply at http://phoenix-fiber.com/careers


Who we are   


Established in August of 2000, Phoenix Communications has grown to become the Northeast’s leading provider of fiber optic construction services to the telecommunications industry and municipalities throughout the northeastern United States. Employing more than 130 people in Massachusetts we currently service over 150 customers. From telecommunications giants, to state entities, to cities and towns across New England, our qualified staff, resources and expertise have helped us to become a market leader in advanced fiber development.


Job Summary


Telecommunications Lineman is responsible for building, repairing and maintaining poles, cables and conduits for cables. The position also involves the running of fiber optic cable in the telecommunications space, both aerial and in underground infrastructure, such as manholes, ISP work, and other duties as assigned. Telecommunications Lineman is responsible for maintaining the safety of the crew by providing direction regarding procedures, road safety, manhole safety and general on-site project oversight. Telecommunications Lineman is also responsible for the daily record keeping (Fiber route details, slack locations, splice locations, material inventory, DOT Vehicle Inspections, Tailboards, etc.)


Qualifications and Skills


  • 1-3 years telecommunications experience preferred, but not required
  • Exceptional time-management and attention to detail to complete all paperwork accurately and on-time.
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 75 pounds
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, year round
  • Ability to work in confined spaces/at heights
  • Ability to work an on-call schedule rotation as well as days/nights/overnights/weekends/holidays/overtime, as needed
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High School Diploma or equivalency


What we offer


Your benefits will include a competitive compensation plan and paid time off benefit. After 90 days you may enroll in Phoenix Communications, Inc., Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. As well as a 401K Savings Plan, with company match. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Phoenix Communications, Inc., employee. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members, this is not a summary plan description or official plan document.





Telecommunications Groundman/Laborer - Full Time

Phoenix Communications, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]


Telecommunications Groundman/Laborer – Full Time


Please apply at http://phoenix-fiber.com/careers


Who we are


Phoenix Communications provides engineering, splicing, testing and construction services to the telecommunications industry throughout the northeast. Our full range of services includes surveying, route design, permitting, splicing, specialized fiber optic testing and aerial and underground construction and installation. Our team of experienced professionals provide the turn-key solutions and services required to complete your fiber optic projects on time and on budget.


What we expect


Job Description


As a General Laborer you will be expected to perform tasks involving physical labor for telecommunications construction projects. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, clean up rubble and debris. May assist other workers within the Company.


Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:


  • Supply support truck with materials and tools needed to carry out a job
  • Install cones and signs adhering to a Traffic Management Plan
  • Navigate Dig Safe markings
  • Watch underground utilities while the foreman trenches
  • Rake, shovel, and lift over 50 lbs.
  • Work with concrete and asphalt
  • Proof conduit and pull cable


Job Requirements


  • 6 months - 1 year experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be available to work any shift
  • The ability to travel up to 50% of the time, including overnight(s)


Work Conditions Outside; exposed to all types of weather conditions


What we offer


Your benefits will include a competitive compensation plan and paid time off benefit. After 90 days you may enroll in Phoenix Communications Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. As well as a 401K Savings Plan, with company match. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Phoenix Communications employee. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members, this is not a summary plan description or official plan document.





Senior Gas Engineer
(of varying grades depending on knowledge & experience)

Holyoke Gas and Electric Department, Holyoke, MA

[Posted 9/19/2018]


The Senior Level Gas Engineer is knowledgeable in all areas of Engineering within the Gas Division. Responsible for various phases of mechanical engineering of the Holyoke Gas & Electric Department involving gas distribution, gas regulation, and Liquefied Natural Gas.  Considerable latitude for exercise of independent judgment with complete responsibility for planning and carrying out assigned projects. Management of gas regulation of distribution system and at customer meter sets.  Assist in preparing overhead, expense & capital budgets. Manages the operation and maintenance of the LNG plant and Gas SCADA system.   Plans, estimates, and manages capital projects.  Writes RFQ's and RFP's and oversees vendors/contractors. Assists in the procurement of natural gas and load forecasting. Ensure work practices provide a safe working environment for employees. Ensure all gas engineering work products are in full compliance with pipeline safety codes and regulations, including DOT PHMSA Rules (49 CFR § 191-193 & 199) including Distribution Integrity Management Plans, Operator Qualification and Public Awareness plans. Manage lower level engineers. Other duties as assigned.


Excellent benefits including Defined Pension Plan and Retiree Health Insurance


For a complete job description and Holyoke Gas and Electric Department Application visit our website at www.hged.com  If interested send a resume, cover letter and a completed City of HG&E Application to: City of Holyoke Gas & Electric Department, Attn: Terry Sweeney, Human Resources, 99 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA 01040. TerrySweeney@hged.com  (413) 536-9321



Lineworkers (1st Class, 2nd Class)

Chicopee Electric Light (CEL), Chicopee, MA

[Posted 9/17/2018]


LINEWORKER-Chicopee Electric Light (CEL) is seeking Electrical Lineworkers

A 1st Class Lineworker would need a minimum of four (4) years experience as a lineman in electrical power utility or contracting field and must have successfully completed an industry recognized instructional program. Position will perform construction and maintenance on overhead and underground highvoltage distribution systems. Will be responsible for working live secondary conductors and equipment, up to 600 volts and work live primary conductors and equipment, 4,800 Volts and 13,800 Volts.

A 2nd Class Lineworker would need a minimum of two (2) years practical experience as a lineman and/or certification of completion of Lineman Training Program.

Applicants must possess a CDL Drivers License and must obtain a Class 1B and 2A MA Hoisting license within (120) days of employment. Must be physically able to perform line duties especially climbing wooden poles.

To assist with power restoration, applicant must live within a reasonable proximity of Chicopee, MA as defined by Union Contract or be willing to relocate to meet CEL’s residency requirement.

Applicants should send their resume directly to CEL, Attention Human Resources at 725 Front St., Chicopee, MA 01020 or e-mail ncolberg@celd.com.


Energy Efficiency Coordinator

Town of Danvers, Danvers, MA

[Posted 9/7/2018]


The Energy Efficiency Coordinator performs a number of critical functions for Danvers Electric: assists in the development of economically viable and sustainable energy efficiency programs and measurement tools and metrics; assists in the development and maintenance of an energy-efficiency and load management database from sources including ISO-NE, Energy Star, IEEE, etc.; recommends changes to programs and activities as technology, price and market penetrations evolve; maintains database of efficiency and load management end-use opportunities, vendors, best practices, emerging technologies, etc.


The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of all aspects of energy efficiency program development, implementation, budgeting, marketing and management.


B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related field, with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.  Full time position, with an expected salary range of $85,699-104,848, depending upon experience and qualifications. Visit www.danversma.gov/jobs  for a complete job description.


To apply please send cover letter and resume to: mcarroll@danversma.gov; or in writing to:  Human Resources, Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923.



Resource Analyst

Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant (TMLP), Taunton, MA

[Posted 8/27/2018]


Job Description:


This Resource Analyst will be responsible for:


  • Researching and developing new rate structures that would be attractive to TMLP’s customers. Performing and monitoring Cost of Service results and identify trends, anomalies and suggest ways to react to changes over time.
  • Developing modeling techniques to perform adequate probabilities and risk management analyses in assessing power supply strategies; concentrating on power supply, fuel, emissions, and ISO market power.
  • Monitoring generator unit’s actual performance as related to the bid and actual cost. Providing feedback to TMLP’s Power Production department in the areas of bid/cost data, unit operation data, and emissions consumption.
  • Assisting in the procurement of resources related to TMLP’s power supply, natural gas, oil, power, emissions and electricity products.
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and verifying prices of units for resources procured. Developing strategies for optimization of resources, which fit within the ISO/TMLP framework.
  • Performing data acquisition, data reporting, and chart/graph creation, primarily using Excel. Analyzing historical demand and develop forecasts for solar and hourly load.
  • Validating key assumptions using real-time market data and track performance; research conflicting theories and quantitatively present results. Use metrics to improve performance and understand bias.
  • Develop reporting templates for both demand and supply
  • Participating in regular market assessments and environmental trends that could affect our customer base and our growth strategies.




Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent is required. Strong fundamental understanding of the New England power markets. Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a corporate setting, preferably in the natural gas or power industry is required. The successful candidate will also be required to carry a cell phone 24 hours per day, seven days per week and possess a valid Driver’s License.


Please forward resumes and cover letters to:  denisetavares@tmlp.com


No phone calls, please.


Key Words:

  • Analytics
  • Forecasting
  • Electric Utility
  • Data Analyst
  • Energy


Electrical Engineer

Littleton Electric Light Department (LELD), Littleton, MA

[Posted 8/22/2018]


A position is available with the Littleton Electric Light Department for an Electrical Engineer.


Working under the direct supervision of the Assistant General Manager, the successful applicant will perform a variety of electrical engineering functions, while working in conjunction with other department personnel in constructing and maintaining an electric distribution system. 


The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, have an understanding of power systems engineering and must be able to properly use personal safety equipment necessary for the operation of a high voltage distribution system. 


A job description and requirements are available on our website, www.lelwd.com or by requesting a job description via email:  hr@lelwd.com.


Salary is commensurate with experience.


Resumes will be received in the Offices of the Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments via email, hr@lelwd.com, until the job is filled.


The Town of Littleton is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of disability.



Sales and Application Engineer, NE Territory

OMICRON, Houston, TX

[Posted 8/2/2018]


Job Classification: Exempt

Status: Regular Full-time




OMICRON is a leading manufacturer of primary and secondary test equipment for electric power systems. The Sales and Application Engineer (NE Territory) will be responsible for developing territorial sales and providing technical support of OMICRON products and services with emphasis on our primary and secondary products and applications in the Northeast Territory. This position will report to the Area Sales Manager (ASM).




  • Develop business strategies to increase revenue and advance market share of OMICRON
  • Assist in developing, maintaining and improve customer relationships within the Northeast Team
  • Develop, maintain, and improve relationships with key accounts within designated area as assigned by the Area Sales Manager
  • Establish initial communication with qualified contacts to help arrange customer visits
  • Follow up sales activities on market events such as conferences, user meetings, seminars, and exhibitions
  • Perform on-site demonstrations and assist in post-sale customer training
  • Update and Maintain Customer Relationship Management tools (CRM)
  • Provide update status on all job related to activities to the Area Sales Manager as needed
  • Provide support for customers as required for the NE Territory, assigned by the Area Sales Manager.
  • Become technically proficient in OMICRON products and solutions to best meet market demands and industry requirements
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the ASM.




  • At least 2 years of experience in power systems, especially in the fields of power system protection and high voltage apparatus
  • Minimum 1 year of sales experience in selling testing equipment, instrumentation or apparatus for the electric power industry
  • Participation in international, national, regional and local conferences, exhibits or seminars. 




  • Ability to schedule and plan strategically or react quickly to a changing working sales environment
  • Knowledge of power generation, transmission and distribution systems and the various apparatus used within these systems
  • Knowledge of testing methodologies and maintenance practices used to assure a continuous and reliable power system
  • Ability to present products, technologies and test methodologies to technicians, engineers, supervisors, managers and executives via telephone, email, visits, exhibits or webinars
  • Ability to perform products demonstrations on-site with or without the assistance of Application Engineers
  • Reputable business and work ethics and personal character
  • Goal and team oriented – willingness to work collectively with others to achieve corporate, regional and personal goals
  • Knowledge and understanding of the organization and business processes employed by electric power companies, government agencies, manufacturers and industrial consumers of bulk power in the North American market
  • A solid working knowledge of MS Office – especially Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Excellent written, speech, presentation and negotiating skills required
  • Able to travel domestically (up to 50%); international travel may be required. 


This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. OMICRON electronics Corp. USA reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.



  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering; or certification of completion of an electronic or electrical technical education is required.


OMICRON provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality or origin, age or disability.

We look forward to your application. If interested, please follow the process by clicking on the following link: https://www.omicron.jobs/en/jobs-opportunities/jobs/#596


Thank you for your interest.


Lineman (Troubleman)

Peabody Municipal Light Plant (PMLP), Peabody, MA

[Posted 7/25/2018]



TITLE:                                            LINEMAN (TROUBLEMAN)
DIVISION:                                      DISTRIBUTION
SALARY:                                         GRADE 15 ($37.83-$47.30)
SHIFT:                                           VARIABLE, INCLUDING EVENINGS



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, at the discretion of the supervisor.

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.



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 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 send your resumes to


Barbara Previte
Peabody Municipal Light Plant
201 Warren Street Ext.
Peabody, MA 01960


or email your resumes to bprevite@pmlp.com



PMLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer




1st Class Line Maintainer

Town of Stowe Electric Department, Stowe, VT

[Posted 7/13/2018]


The Town of Stowe Electric Department has been providing the community of Stowe with reliable electric service since 1911. We take pride in providing outstanding customer service to our 4,187 Residential and Commercial customers. We are seeking a Certified 1st Class Line Maintainer to join our team of highly skilled professionals.


General Summary of Essential Job Functions:


  • Working energized conductors (primary and secondary)
  • Setting, framing and guying poles
  • Respond to emergency/regular repair/maintenance of overhead and underground distribution lines.
  • Conduct switching and tagging operations on VELCO electrical systems
  • Stringing and Sagging Conductors
  • Mounting Equipment, setting transformers
  • Transformer Connections, grounding equipment
  • Tree Trimming
  • Street Lighting
  • Locating underground lines for Dig Safe
  • Trouble shooting problems
  • Working with safety and VOSHA requirements
  • Maintaining training and safety skills through scheduled classes
  • Any other duties assigned by the Director of Operations or Management


Qualifications and Basic Requirements:


  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have high school diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years of experience as a 1st Class Line Maintainer.
  • 1st Class Line Maintainer certification
  • Proficient in safe rubber gloving techniques
  • Knowledge of electric utility construction standards, National Electric Safety Code, and VOSHA/OSHA standards.
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License or ability to obtain one within 60 days of employment.
  • Ability to be available for on-call schedules and emergency call outs.
  • Must live within a 30 minute radius of the Town of Stowe or be able to re-locate within 60 days.


This is a non-exempt Union position. Stowe Electric Department currently offers $36.82/hour ($76,585.60 plus OT yearly) as well as an outstanding benefits package which includes: health, dental, vision, 401(a), Paid-Time-Off, holidays and training opportunities. New employees will receive a minimum of 4 weeks Paid-Time Off after only 1 year.


Stowe Electric Department is an Equal Opportunity employer and highly encourages women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.


Please Submit Resume to:


Town of Stowe Electric Department
Attn: David Kresock Director of Operations
P.O. Box 190, Stowe, VT 05672
Fax: (802) 253-4555
Email dkresock@stoweelectric.com



General Manager

Burlington Electric Department, City of Burlington, VT

[Posted 7/12/2018]


The City of Burlington, Vermont seeks a General Manager (GM) for the municipally owned and operated Burlington Electric Department (BED), Vermont's largest municipally owned electric utility serving more than 20,000 customers. The GM is responsible for the day-today management and operations of the utility, as well as driving leading-edge energy innovation and fostering the organization's nimbleness to stay ahead of the evolving market.


In 2014, Burlington was recognized as the first city in the United States to source 100% of its electricity from renewable generation. The next GM of BED will help realize the Mayor's commitment to take steps to help Burlington become a Net Zero Energy City across electric, thermal, and ground transportation sectors over the next 15 years by implementing a district heating system, strategic electrification, and investing in electric vehicles, electric buses, and electric bikes.


The mission of the Burlington Electric Department is to "serve the needs of our customers in a safe, reliable, affordable, and socially responsible manner." The GM is expected to understand the range of operational matters, including power supply, financial, information technology, energy innovation, generation and distribution of electricity, customer care, public relations, government affairs, and regulatory matters. To learn more about this position, please click the link  below https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/sites/default/files/BurlingtonElectricDepartment-GeneralManager.pdf


Applications for this position are only accepted on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt




AmeriCorps, PeaceCorps and National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.



Burlington Electric Department, Burlington, VT

[Posted 7/11/2018]


The Burlington Electric Department, located in Burlington, Vermont is seeking a 3rd, 4th Year Apprentice or a 1st Class Lineworker to join our team.  This position works in conjunction with other line personnel on BED's overhead and underground distribution system.




  • Ensure the safe installation, maintenance and removal of overhead and underground lines, equipment and apparatus.
  • Install, maintain and trouble shoot transformer banks with various primary and secondary voltages.
  • Perform level one requirements of the BED switching and tagging list.
  • Respond to, and repair various overhead and underground distribution system disturbances.
  • Assist in the training of apprentice lineworkers.
  • Climb poles, and operate bucket trucks and other aerial lift equipment.
  • Inspection of contractor installations.
  • Conduct switching and tagging operations on VELCO and GMP electrical systems.
  • Locate underground lines using appropriate locating equipment (Dig Safe).




  • A high school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of two (2) years of experience as an electric utility lineworker apprentice required.
  • Must have satisfactorily completed a recognized lineworker training program.
  • Must be proficient in the use of hot line tools, safe rubber gloving techniques and underground locating equipment.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of electric utility construction standards and the National Electric Safety Code, and VOSHA/OSHA standards.
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License within 90 days of date of hire.


WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. EOE AmeriCorps, PeaceCorps and National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.


Applications for this position are only accepted on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burlingtonvt



Power Analyst / Senior Power Analyst

Vermont Public Power Supply Authority

[Posted 6/29/2018]


The Vermont Public Power Supply Authority, located in Waterbury Center, Vermont is seeking a Power Analyst / Senior Power Analyst to join our team.  This position will assist in resource portfolio planning, modeling and market analysis for municipal electric utilities.

Essential functions include analyzing and evaluating power supply options (including wind, solar, natural gas, biomass, and hydro) to assist resource portfolio development, analyzing and recommending electric energy market purchases and sales strategies, developing long and short-term energy usage and commodity forecasts, market and regulatory compliance filings, managing energy portfolios in a centralized market, preparing written documents and presentations for education and marketing, recommending and presenting power supply and policy positions and strategies to internal staff and Members, and developing and reviewing electric power supply contracts with suppliers and members.

Demonstrated proficiency in excel and excellent oral and written communication skills required.  Experience performing quantitative analysis, knowledge of wholesale energy markets, portfolio management, forecasting, or energy commodity trading preferred.  Experience in the utility industry and database software experience desired.


VPPSA is building a team of professionals who are passionate about helping Vermont towns meet their energy needs.  If you are a team player and enjoy a fast-paced collaborative environment we want to hear from you. Please send resumes and salary requirements to: Vermont Public Power Supply Authority, PO Box 126, Waterbury Ctr., Vermont 05677 Attn: General Manager, or to knolan@vppsa.com.  The position will be open until filled.



General Manager

Holden Municipal Light Department (HMLD), Holden, MA

[Posted 6/27/2018]


The Holden Municipal Light Department is a community owned utility with a 116 year reputation of quality service.  The Department is a full service local provider of electricity to over 8,000 meters and also provides billing services to 5,800 water, sewer and solid waste collection customers.  The Department has annual revenues of over $14 million dollars.  The manager supports and cultivates a work culture dedicated to competitive rates, reliability of service and customer satisfaction.  The successful candidate will provide overall management to the Department including power supply, financial management, customer service, and system safety and reliability.


Minimum Job Requirements:  10 years progressively responsible management experience within the electric distribution industry with a preference for direct municipal electric department experience.   A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in public/business administration is preferred.  Previous experience as the General Manager of a Municipal Electric Utility is also preferred.  Demonstrated ability to develop and manage capital and operating budgets, promote a customer service ethic within the organization and provide effective labor relations and power supply acquisition. Successful candidate will also be committed to the prudent use of green technology both in terms of power supply and peak use conservation strategies.  Proven excellence in communications with a variety of audiences in both written and oral formats.   Competitive salary ranging from $130,000 to $145,000, dependent on qualifications and experience.


For consideration, send resume to address below or e-mail sbacon@holdenma.gov. A job description is available on our town website at www.holdenma.gov.


Town of Holden

Town Manager’s Office

HMLD Manager Recruitment

1204 Main Street

Holden, Massachusetts 01520


Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer



Assistant Superintendent of Electric Distribution (Safety & Support)

The Peabody Municipal Light Plant (PMLP), Peabody, MA

[Posted 6/25/2018]


The Peabody Municipal Light Plant is conducting a search for qualified applicants interested in joining the management team of our Distribution Division. Under the direction of the Superintendent of Electric Distribution, this position serves as the Safety Compliance Officer. Responsible to be familiar with all Federal, State and local safety rules, standards and policies including the APPA Safety Manual. Responsible to enforce all Federal, State and local safety rules, standards, and policies throughout the company. Responsible for monitoring all Federal, State and local regulations affecting CDL drivers and Hoisting Licenses and assure that PMLP is in compliance. Responsible to develop and administer all safety training programs throughout the company. Also responsible for procurement and maintenance of all PMLP vehicles. This position supervises the tree trimming contractor and PMLP mechanics.

In addition to three (3) to five (5) years of proven managerial experience, the ideal candidate should possess a minimum of five (5) years experience working on electric utility distribution systems with experience working on energized primary distribution circuits preferred. Knowledge in Federal and State safety regulations such as OSHA, DOT, NFPA Standard 70E and Massachusetts department ofPublic Safety as they pertain to the electric utility. Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a valid Class B Massachusetts Driver's License, a Massachusetts Hoisting License Grade 1B/3A and pass a DOT Medical Examination, within six (6) months ofhire. The annual salary range is $90,504-$112,632 plus benefits. The Peabody Municipal Light Plant services approximately 26,000 customers in Peabody and South Lynnfield and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested applicants should submit your resume and letter of application to the Manager c/o of Barbara Previte, Peabody Municipal Light Plant, 201 Warren Street Ext., Peabody, MA 01960 or by email at bprevite@pmlp.com .



Manager of Operations

New Hampshire Electric Co-Op (NHEC), Plymouth, NH

[Posted 6/24/2018]


The Organization


NHEC is the largest member-owned electric cooperative in New England, providing electric utility service to consumers and businesses in 115 communities throughout New Hampshire.  Serving our members is at the heart of everything we do and every decision we make, and our mission is to provide our members access to affordable, reliable electric service options that support and simplify their lives.  The electric utility industry is currently undergoing enormous change as consumers look for new ways to manage energy costs through renewable energy, distributed energy resources such as solar arrays and battery storage, energy efficiency, and electric vehicles.


In June 2017, we completed a five-year strategic plan, identifying four areas of strategic focus with actionable goals within those areas to be completed by the end of 2022. 


  • Business Model. NHEC provides superior service to its members, with systems that are sufficiently flexible to capitalize on ongoing changes in technology and programs that enable members to better manage their energy usage and costs and take advantage of other opportunities as they become available in the marketplace. 
  • Voice of the Member. NHEC is a member-driven organization where every employee consistently strives to better understand and meet our members’ expectations and has access to the information necessary to do so.  We are committed to an ongoing dialogue with our members, and we focus intently on making it easy and convenient for our members to interact with us.  As a result, every interaction with NHEC is a delight.
  • Organizational Effectiveness. NHEC is described by its employees and members as nimble, collaborative, responsive to changes in the industry, constantly learning and having employees who share the drive to achieve the organization’s vision.
  • Financial Stability. NHEC remains financially strong and has the resources necessary to provide excellent service to our members as the energy industry and related services are transformed


Headquartered in Plymouth, New Hampshire, NHEC currently has 200+ employees.  There is much to be proud of in our existing organization, and a genuine enthusiasm for what the future holds.  It is an environment in which individual leadership and initiative are highly valued and encouraged, and success is viewed as a shared accomplishment to be celebrated by all.  Ensuring our members have the energy they need, the information they want, and a partner they can trust is what makes us different. 


The Position


Reporting to the Vice President of Operations and Engineering, this position will support and assist the Operations division’s staff in accordance with the strategic objectives of NHEC and thereby provide NHEC’s membership with safe, reliable, and cost effective electric service consistent with good business practices and utility performance standards.  Reporting to the Manager of Operations are the following positions:  Operations Supervisors, District Representatives, Vegetation Management Supervisor, Warehouse/Purchasing Supervisor, Operations Contractor Supervisors, and Fleet Services Representative. 


Specific responsibilities will include:


  • Leading the division as assigned and assuming all responsibilities in the absence of the Vice President.
  • Support the strategic goals of NHEC by assisting in developing, reporting on, and achieving balanced scorecard objectives.
  • Supports the cultural goals of NHEC by exhibiting self-leadership, developing and maintaining effective working relationships, promoting a results oriented work environment, being innovative, and seeking feedback.
  • Supports the financial goals of NHEC by assisting in the development of the annual operating budget and maintaining budget within reasonable variances.
  • Ensures the members are provided with a reliable and cost effective distribution system by leading the construction and maintenance at NHEC and coordinate with other utilities and state and local governmental agencies.
  • Ensures quality member service by assisting Operations division staff in responding to member service needs and ensuring all member complaints and inquiries are handled in a polite, courteous, and expeditious manner.
  • Assists in seeing union grievances are settled as low in the organization as possible.
  • Assists in restoration of service during major outages by evaluating and analyzing conditions, and requesting additional forces when necessary so that electric service is restored to members in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.
  • Assists in maintaining NHEC’s guidelines by preparing, updating and implementing construction and maintenance procedures and practices.
  • Improves corporate safety performance by ensuring that staff are provided with dependable, quality materials and protective equipment for themselves as well as their work area, ensuring that Employee Safety Rules and Procedures are complied with and violations acted upon immediately. Developing and promoting the department safety plan and recognizing at risk behaviors and conditions and taking corrective actions or providing feedback.
  • Performs other duties as directed or required.


The Person


  • First and foremost, someone who will be energized and excited about NHEC’s mission and will thrive with the opportunity to enhance an already great organization.
  • An inquisitive, open mind – someone who is interested in finding creative solutions and new ways to support the organization.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering or related field preferred or extensive experience in utility operations. Additional studies in electricity, accounting, business management, and supervision desired. 
  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of progressive, responsible experience in the construction, operations, and maintenance of an electric utility, including ten (10) years in a supervisory position is preferred.
  • Previous cooperative experience is desirable. Experience in labor or contract negotiations preferred. 
  • Leadership skills and the ability to work in a team environment are required. Should be skilled in the areas of budgeting, organizing, planning, directing, and supervising and should possess an in-depth conceptual and working knowledge of utility regulations as required by state and federal agencies.
  • Must be an effective communicator, proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.
  • Must possess and maintain a current valid CDL A License and a NH Commercial Boating License.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of the construction, maintenance and operations, of overhead and underground distribution lines including metering, transformers, voltage regulators, oil and electronic reclosers, capacitors and hot line work. Must have a working knowledge of the National Electric Code, Safety Codes, OSHA Regulations, assembly and material specifications, construction work practices and be willing to attend courses relating to this work.  Must be able to read schematic drawings and instruction manuals.
  • Both office and field work required. Travel is required in the responsibilities and representation of NHEC at various professional and association meetings. Coordinating power restoration is required. This may require significant extra hours beyond the normal work day and on weekends.
  • Assistance with power restoration efforts is required of all employees. It may be required during regular business hours that employees will be assigned functions to support power restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal duties. In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours.  In order to meet this working condition, all employees are required to provide a personal phone number where they may be reached after hours.  This number will only be used for internal purposes.


NHEC offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.  Please apply at www.nhec.com.


EEO Employer F/M/Vet/Disabled


IBEW First Class Line Worker

Belmont Municipal Light Department, Belmont, MA

[Posted 6/19/2018]


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


  • 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;
  • remove old switch gear, brushes and repairs old duct work, etc.; and
  • repair all communications, fiber optics and safety wiring for the Town.


The first class 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 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 $34.40 to $48.34 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.





Supervisor, Electric Metering

Liberty Utilities, Lebanon, NH

[Posted 6/15/2018]



Responsible for the safety, reliability, security and integrity of the electric metering system through the daily supervision and organization of operations personnel in order to complete job tasks while complying with Company, departmental and Regulatory policies, procedures and statutory requirements.​ In addition, the successful candidate will supervise 08+ ​employees and contracted staff to assure the timely and cost effective completion of work within the area of responsibility.


Job Functions:


  • Provide emergency response and supervision of personnel engaged in a 24 hour, 7 day per week operation.​
  • Supervise a culturally diverse workforce through coaching, counseling, and team building to ensure tasks are carried out in an efficient manner.​
  • Oversee the operational workload of team to ensure allocated resources are fully utilized in order to deliver against agreed upon work plan and execute work activities within planned unit and budget cost.​
  • Ensure supervised teams comply with safety standards, policies and processes in order to ensure a safe working environment and minimize risk for all staff.​
  • Review, ensure accuracy and execute the approval of area purchase orders, invoices and payroll activities.​
  • Execute all work tasks in compliance with all Company, Federal and State policy and regulatory requirements.​
  • Build good working relationships with internal & external customers and manage the day-to-day relationship with them in order to understand their requirements and deliver appropriate solutions within Liberty Utilities policies and processes.​
  • Monitor performance of allocated staff including issues relating to sickness, discipline and poor standards of work in order to ensure that work is performed efficiently and effectively.​
  • Act as the first point of contact for multiple internal stakeholders and outside agencies in order to provide support and ensure Liberty Utilities delivers against service level agreements.​
  • Promote and implement best practices in order to ensure all work tasks achieve high productivity and low costs.
  • Ability to work off-hours and on-call rotations sometimes requiring travel outside the division for emergency assignments.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in a related area and/​or 3 years of related experience required.​
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred.​
  • Technically proficient within subject matter and experience of leading a team involved in field operations activities.​
  • Ability and knowledge to develop standard operating procedures for field personnel to perform work on energized distribution facilities.​
  • Ability to develop, a working knowledge of information systems critical to the work management, financial reporting and performance tracking of the designated area.​
  • Possess a theoretical knowledge and understanding of Liberty Utilities’ policies and processes and how to apply them effectively.​
  • Ability to perform off-hour coverage and provide sound decision-making during emergency situations.​
  • Proficient in the utilization of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) Outlook required.​
  • Valid driver's license required.​
  • Flexible with traveling - overnight out of the normal work area as necessary.​
  • Ability to work outside of normal work schedule including overtime/​holiday


For consideration, please apply at https://algonquin.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a27p2ka2yln0




Island Lighting & Power Systems, Norfolk, MA

[Posted 6/12/2018]


Island lighting & power has a lineman position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical overhead distribution systems. This position works at various locations and may also be required to travel to another state depending on customer demands.


Essential Functions:


  • Works safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized overhead work.
  • Capable of leading crew members in the absence of the Foreman.
  • Strings overhead wire.
  • Set poles and anchors.
  • Installs transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches and switchgear.
  • Troubleshoots trouble in primary and secondary systems.
  • Replaces cutout fuses and clears faulted circuits and systems.
  • Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others.
  • Maintains company vehicles, equipment and tools in good working order.
  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor.
  • Must be able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.
  • Understands grounding procedures.
  • Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.
  • Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up.
  • Must understand how to phase out a line using phasing sticks.
  • Capable of planning safe work based on a job print or work order.
  • Must be able to effectively conduct a pre-job or tailgate briefing.
  • Willingness to glove/work live high voltage distribution power lines.
  • Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers.
  • Does all other related work as required to complete the job.
  • Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather conditions.


Other Requirements:


  • 5-year minimum of recent field experience.
  • Able to read and communicate effectively in English.
  • Able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License permit within 60 days of employment.
  • Mass 1B hoisting
  • A class A Commercial Driver’s License is preferred.
  • Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required.
  • Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.
  • Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Able to properly inspect rubber goods and PPE.
  • Willing to work over-time when requested.


Please email or mail your resumes to 



Mike Bowlby
Island Lighting and Power Systems
14 Shire Drive
Norfolk MA 02056


Assistant CMLP Director

Concord Municipal Light Plant, Concord, MA

[Posted 5/31/2018]


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an operation residents take pride in. We are seeking a skilled professional to plan, organize and supervise the operation and maintenance of the Town’s overhead and underground electrical transmission/distribution system. Responsible for the design, installation and modification of the system & for related engineering functions. Performs all purchasing for the plant. Requires strong communication and analytical skills and equivalent to a bachelor's in electrical engineering & 7+ years’ experience, including supervisory experience. Salary$103,600-$145,000, DOQ. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; resume review begins 6/11/18.

For more information & application instructions, visit www.concordma.gov/jobs or contact HR, Town House, 978-318-3025. EOE



Financial Manager / Accountant

Concord Municipal Light Plant, Concord, MA

[Posted 5/31/2018]


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an operation residents take pride in. We are seeking a skilled professional to oversee the accounting, financial analysis & other general financial management functions of our municipal-owned, public utility offering electric & broadband service.

Success in this position requires strong organizational, planning, decision-making, & supervisory skills & proficiency with accounting & financial management applications, including utility billing & general ledger software. Ideal candidates will understand GAAP, FERC accounting requirements, & DPU regulations & requirements. Requires equivalent to Master’s in Accounting or related field & 7+ yrs experience. MCGA designation by the MMAAA or similar accreditation preferred. Salary to $103K, DOQ. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information & application instructions, visit www.concordma.gov/jobs or contact HR, Town House, 978-318-3025. EOE


Electric System Controller

Liberty Utilities, Londonderry, NH

[Posted 5/9/2018]





Electric System Controller




Liberty Utilities


Operations & Maintenance


Londonderry, NH


United States

Zip/Postal Code:  





Responsible for ensuring a safe, efficient, and reliable operation of the Liberty Utilities Electric Distribution and Sub-transmission System Control.  Interact with transmission providers and Electric Field personnel with overseeing the Distribution System Control during both day-to-day operations including Storm restoration.  Provide engineering support work order preparation, ARC FM design, coordinate with various internal departments, and prepare/execute overhead, underground, and substation switching with field personnel.   Prepare and submit all necessary reporting requirements to the Regulatory Agency as required.   

Job Functions:


  • Support Liberty Utilities Integrated Resource Planning Process.
  • Work closely with other Electric System Controllers in the development of System Control room parameters including procedures, System Control and administrative work processes.   
  • Monitor and control electric distribution system including substations, overhead, and underground lines
  • Effectively prepare electric switching procedures.
  • Respond to alarms and system status and implement corrective actions.
  • Monitor System Control operations and respond to system disturbances with providing the necessary support during system emergencies.
  • Direct Field personnel and coordinate switching
  • Complete Control center logs and reports.
  • Establish restoration priorities and dispatch resources as appropriate.
  • Update computer screens and displays as needed.
  • Ensure notifications for off hour repairs and outage restoration updates.
  • Coordinate daily planning with ISO-NE
  • Consolidate information from a variety of sources to accurately validate, analyze and report any outage and operating data.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot various System Deficiencies and Power Quality issues e.g. VAR compensation, Voltage Support, Loading issues, and Equipment issues.
  • Accountable for accurately reporting data and reports associated with outage data.
  • Reliability/Outage data scrubbing.
  • Generate Work Orders including Graphical Design and Estimating.
  • Prepare and process As-Built information.
  • Process General Customer calls as first point of contact in Design.
  • Provide support to Field Operations with technical assistance.
  • Comply with Federal and State regulations including NERC requirements and reports.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Associates Degree or higher Technical Degree (i.e. Engineering/Technology) with 2 years related working experience or 3 years extensive experience in Electric Operations/Electrical Utility System Control required.       
  • Able to work systematically to analyze problems and issues, identify causes, anticipate implications, and identify effective courses of action during periods of stress and emergencies required.
  • Experience with reading and understanding GIS, System Maps, EMS screens required.   
  • Understanding of an Electric Distribution and sub transmission system required.  
  • Able to work both autonomously, in a team environment and prioritize multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills required to perform efficiently in this role.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook & Excel) required.  OMS a plus.  
  • Flexible with working within shift rotation, which may include day, evening, and night hours as well as weekends, On-Call duties and Company-recognized holidays required.


Click on this link to apply: https://algonquin.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a27p2kanaj6t



1st Class Lineman

North Attleborough Electric Department, North Attleborough, MA

[Posted 5/8/2018]





FULL TIME – 40 hours per week

IBEW Local 104-Unit B-Starting wage: $38.98/hr


Install, repair and maintain overhead and UG electrical conductors and wires, conduits and related apparatus.  Assist in job training and development of distribution employees in conformance with applicable safety rules and regulations.  Operate all departmental equipment, vehicles and tools.  Maintain work area, vehicles and tools   Work with electric wires and cables, energized or de-energized, up to 60,000 volts.  Receive work orders and obtain materials for job when required.  Other duties may be assigned.


Respond to calls to assist and direct members of the line crew and other Operations Division personnel during emergency operations.


Qualifications include a High School Diploma or equivalent with 4-5 years of line experience. Must maintain Journeyman Lineman, CDL Class A, Hoisting and CPR/First Aid certifications. 


POSTING DATE:  May 8, 2018




APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit cover letter and resume to:


Office of the General Manager

North Attleborough Electric Department

c/o Michele Dobson

275 Landry Avenue

North Attleborough, MA



North Attleborough Electric Department provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation and disability.