Electric Production Engineer 

This position is responsible for providing engineering support to the HBPW Electric Production facilities. Essential duties include research and evaluate equipment replacement and its impact upon facility operations and environmental compliance; plan, schedule, document, and direct all phases of engineering projects and tasks; troubleshoot, analyze and make recommendations on equipment and system efficiency and operating issues; prepare specification and contract scope when utilizing contractors and managing contractor work; prepare bid evaluation, purchase requisitions and capital improvement requests (including equipment required, economic justification and necessary technical information), and determine root cause of equipment issues; recommend and implement cost effective solutions.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in engineering for an ABET accredited program; or equivalent education and experience, the ability to interpret detailed drawing, diagrams and instruction manuals, and the ability to use AutoCAD and Microsoft programs.  Preferred qualifications include a current state of Michigan PE license, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, and power plant or industrial experience.

Full-time position

 

Service Technician

This position is responsible for utility staking, cross connection inspection, customer metering, and inspection of customer service line installations.  Some of the essential duties include: Operate “Miss Dig” program, including receiving and processing tickets, researching records, locating and staking of underground utility equipment; inspect water customer plumbing, including commercial, industrial, and residential, for compliance with the BPW Cross‐Connection Control Program; install, read, repair or remove water meters and related equipment in residential, commercial and industrial settings; inspect sewer and water mains or service installations and record accurate measurements and details; measure and record locations of underground utilities, update and maintain records as appropriate.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to apply mathematical concepts used for measuring and testing; the ability to read and interpret utility drawings and specifications; computer proficiency; residency within 20 miles of municipal boundaries, and a valid Michigan Driver’s License.

Full-time position

 

Electric Engineering Specialist

Responsible for performing field engineering and surveylance tasks for construction, maintenance and modifications of the electric distribution system. Will also develop, maintain and update departmental databases, mapping systems and associated source documentation; prepare easements, including research and completion of appropriate forms and documentation; perform electric system GEO database maintenance and manipulation; provide geographic information system (GIS) data as requested; prepare estimates for work orders, budgets and customers contributions and charges.

The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology; or equivalent education and experience; the ability to read blueprints and make mathematical calculations to determine proper sizing of electrical facilities, as well as demonstrated proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office. Ability to learn and operate utility Outage Management System and GIS.

Full-time position

 

Customer Service Representative

This position is responsible for serving customers and maintaining customer accounts. Our Customer Service Representatives respond to customer inquiries and requests for service; explain and answer questions regarding utility bills and rate schedules; perform data entry for utility billing, deposit accounting and rate calculations, along with customer utility usage analysis and processing service orders for disconnects/resumes of electric, water, and wastewater services.

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent along with excellent math, telephone and interpersonal skills. An Associate's degree is preferred.

Full-time position

 

 

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