Outside Plant Engineer

This position is responsible for all aspects of Outside Plant Engineering for HBPW fiber projects including building and maintaining HBPW's regional fiber optic plant, developing OSP planning/design procedures, specifications and documentation.  This position will also Coordinate project activities with contractors, developers, municipalities and consultants along with responding to network outages, coordinating necessary resources and activities for prompt and appropriate restoration.

Our Outside Plant Engineer position requires an Associate’s degree or equivalent education and experience in a technical discipline along with at least 4 years’ experience in Aerial and Buried Outside Engineering and design and documentation of fiber optic cable (Aerial and underground), vault and conduit infrastructure. 


System Operations Technician

This position is responsible for overseeing and participating in the operations, maintenance and construction of the electric transmission, substations and distribution system at the 138kV and 15kV levels. Out SOT's initiate and/or take requests for switching from various sources, evaluate systems for loading, power factor correction and voltage support. They maintain, troubleshoot and test low voltage station power systems, control panels, control circuitry, protective relays, general substation and other equipment.

Qualifications for the position include an associate's degree in electronics or related field along with 2 years experience in solid state electronics. Experience in substation maintenance or similar field preferred. Our SOT's must live within 20 miles of our municipal boundary and have a valid Michigan drivers license.


Operations & Maintenance Utility

This position is responsible for performing tasks in equipment operations, mechanical repair and equipment servicing at our Water Reclamation Facility including pumps, piping, valves, tanks, and other plant equipment. This position will also perform preventative maintenance tasks and routine building maintenance.

The Operations & Maintenance Utility position requires a high school diploma or equivalent along with ability to perform physical labor involving lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying heavy loads (50+ pounds), climbing stairs and ladders, and working in all types of confined space conditions and elevated locations; interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with other team members in various operations and maintenance situations and the ability to safely use basic hand, pneumatic and electric power tools without direct supervision.


Journeyman Lineworker

This position is responsible for constructing, maintaining and repairing electrical lines for street lighting, overhead and underground distribution as well as installing primary metering and voltage regulators. Lineworker also make service connections, hang transformers and dig holes for poles and anchors.

This position requires completion of an apprenticeship program recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor along with knowledge of working energized lines ranging from 110 volts to 7200 volts. The ideal candidate will also know how to perform bucket and pole top rescue. The ability and skill in climbing poles and working at moderate heights with wires energized at high voltages and the ability to climb ladders and poles.


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