Summer Help

These positions are temporary, full-time jobs that will last throughout the summer months and include landscaping and general maintenance work such as lawn mowing, painting, and cleaning. These open positions are located at the Water Treatment Plant, Holland Energy Park, Wastewater Treatment Plant and Water/Wastewater, Warehouse & Facilities Department at the Service Center. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a valid Michigan's Drivers License.

Temporary, Full-time Positions


Mechanical Maintenance

This position is responsible for performing a variety of skilled maintenance functions to maintain the efficient operation of an electric generating facility. The Maintenance Mechanic may work alone as a Journeyman Mechanic without direct supervision or may supervise apprentice level mechanics and helpers in a team work scope.

Essential duties include: use mechanical procedures and analytical reasoning to disassemble, inspect, repair and reassemble all types of electric generation accessory equipment for high pressure steam boilers, heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs), steam and combustion turbine generators, diesel engines, cooling towers, air compressors, centrifugal pumps, and water treatment and pollution control equipment; analyze and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and determines and recommends repair methods and solutions; perform preventative maintenance activities, equipment inspections and recommends future repairs; direct and instruct apprentice mechanics and helpers; assist in maintaining all corrective and preventative maintenance records using INFOR; assist in the preparation of Lock out Tag out (LOTO) procedures and acts as a work leader to ensure the safe isolation of equipment before maintenance activities begin; perform basic electrical tasks on low voltage equipment (240V and below).

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent (Associates degree in technical field preferred); at least four years’ experience in mechanical maintenance or Journeyman status as an industrial mechanic; ability to understand and read prints, manufacturers drawings, procedures, process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) and specifications; skill in welding procedures and techniques and working knowledge in the machining of metals; skill in aligning rotating equipment; skill in rigging and lifting of heavy equipment with cranes, hoists, chain falls, etc.; valid Michigan's driver's license.

Full-time Position


Industrial Electrician

This position is responsible for maintenance work in the Operations Department that services the Water Treatment Plant and the Wastewater Treatment Plant; as well as the Water / Wastewater collection and distribution systems. This position works at several locations within the HBPW as well as others throughout the distribution and collection systems.

Essential duties include: assist in programming and trouble shooting of software and hardware components of programmable logic controllers (PLC’s) and SCADA systems; assist in developing specifications for new instrumentation and control systems; perform calibration, testing and installation of instrumentation and control systems; perform electrical and/or other maintenance projects as directed; perform general and preventative maintenance functions; occasionally lead other employees on specific projects; and interpret oral and written instructions, service manuals and related technical data.

The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree in electronics, or related field; or equivalent education and experience including trade school or certificate; at least two years’ experience in electrical/electronic maintenance field; at least two years’ experience in troubleshooting, calibration and repair of electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic instrumentation equipment; strong working knowledge of electrical systems and concepts; ability to read and understand schematics, blueprints and technical manuals. Ability to read, understand and interpret software control logic; and a valid Michigan driver’s license.

Full-time Position




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