This position is responsible for supervising the operations of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems that interface directly with customers and contractors; including the metering, cross connection and Miss Dig programs. This position also supervises service staff, including assigning/reviewing work, evaluating performance and providing technical assistance to solve problems, executes commercial and residential cross connection programs, including inspections, record keeping, reports, and management of subcontractors along with the Damage Prevention/Miss Dig program, including record keeping, reports, and billing cost of damages to contractors that did not follow Miss Dig laws. Current responsibilities include storm sewer, water, wastewater, reuse, fiber, natural gas transmission and electric.
Our Service Supervisor position requires an Associate’s degree in Construction, Engineering, Maintenance or related field; or equivalent education and experience along with at least four years’ experience in construction, operation and maintenance practices in a water/wastewater utility. Interpersonal skills necessary to manage the activities of a diverse group of employees and to work productively with all levels of organizational staff and advanced computer skills with the ability to generate and maintain spreadsheets, databases and operate maintenance management software.
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.
Electrician/Instrument & Controls Tech
This position is responsible for maintenance work in the Operations Department that services the Water Treatment Plant and the Water Reclamation Facility; as well as the W/WW collection and distribution systems. This position will assist in programming and troubleshooting of software and hardware components of programmable logic controllers (PLC’s) and SCADA systems along with developing specifications for new instrumentation and control systems. Also, perform calibration, testing and installation of I&C systems and other electrical/maintenance projects.
An Associate's degree in electronics, or related field; or equivalent education and experience including trade school or certificate are required along with at least two years’ experience in electrical/electronic maintenance field and at least two years’ experience in troubleshooting, calibration and repair of electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic instrumentation equipment.
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.
Water & Wastewater Service & Maintenance Tech
This position is responsible for manual work related to the construction, operation, maintenance, and servicing of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems. Our Service & Maintenance staff assist in the installation and repair of water mains, water services, hydrants, valves, and pump station equipment, as well as inspection, cleaning, and repair of sanitary sewer lines, manholes, lift stations, and related infrastructure and equipment.
Qualifications for this position include a high school diploma or equivalent; working knowledge of tools, equipment, methods and materials used in the water distribution and wastewater collection systems. This position requires an S-4 classification license from the State of Michigan. All candidates must live within 20 miles of the municipal boundary of Holland Board of Public Works.
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