Employment Opportunities

Generating Plants Operator / Technician

The City of Bay City, Michigan, is located near the Saginaw Bay at the juncture of two major freeways — U.S. 10 and I-75. The city, population 34,932 (2010 Census), is a major recreation and entertainment center, approximately 120 miles north of Detroit. As the county seat and largest municipality in Bay County, Bay City has been a center of commerce, industry, government and culture.


The City of Bay City is currently seeking a skilled technical, journeyman Generating Plants Operator/Technician. This position will specialize in the operation and maintenance of diesel and natural gas electric generating units, and mechanical and electrical auxiliary equipment. Assists with stockroom operations and service building maintenance as needed.


The ideal candidate should have an Associate’s degree in Diesel Mechanics and/or Electrical field required or five years’ experience with considerable knowledge and experience in the operation, repair, and technology of large diesel and electric generating equipment. Advanced training and education preferred.

Considerable knowledge of approved methods, materials and tools used in fabricating, regulating, measuring and maintaining electrical power and in equipment maintenance; and the ability to apply this knowledge to a variety of work problems.

Knowledge and previous experience with trouble shooting electrical circuits and wiring systems (ex. 480V motor control centers, thermocouples, P/I transducers, 120V control relays and contactors).

Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft office software especially with Outlook, Word, and Excel.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Make application on line at https://baycitymi.applicantpro.com/jobs/559435-178732.html

Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Bay City does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, familial status, height, material status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight.


The Marquette Board of Light and Power, a municipal electric utility located in Marquette, MI, has an opening for an Environmental Engineer at its Shiras Steam Plant and Marquette Energy Center (MEC).

The successful candidate will perform professional engineering and administrative functions involving licensing, emission monitoring and reporting, environmental permitting, and unit performance monitoring in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and/or local regulations for the utility’s coal-fired generating plant, the new MEC’s three dual-fueled turbines (natural gas and diesel), Combustion Turbine, and two hydro generating facilities. Candidate will be familiar with all Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Licensing, EPA, MDEQ, and related environmental laws applicable and be able to interpret future regulatory laws/rules that may be promulgated. Will also be responsible for all MSDS recordkeeping and compliance.

Will function as the utility’s liaison with all governmental agencies regarding inspections and other environmental matters, and prepare accurate and timely reports as required. Will forecast environmental requirements for budgeting, operation, and planning purposes and will plan, design and develop engineering methods and compliance alternatives for the utility. Preference will be given to candidates with a knowledge of the Clean Air Act, CCR, Water Quality, wildlife and habitat statutes, rules and regulations.

Minimum requirements include a four-year degree in Environmental Engineering from an ABET accredited university with a minimum of 5-7 years of environmental work experience at an electric utility or industrial setting. Professional Engineering License in the state of Michigan desirable. Experience in the design, operation, and maintenance of an environmental program in an electric utility or industrial setting is preferred. The successful candidate will have a sound background in computers for reporting purposes. Must be self-directed and be able to work as a team to be an organizational fit.

The MBLP offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive range of benefits.

Applicants should submit a resume, a Letter of Application, and 3 professional Letters of Reference by June 21, 2017 to: Director of Personnel and Employee Relations, Marquette Board of Light and Power, 2200 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855.


Permanent Full-Time Journeyman Lineman, IBEW Union Local 906 (formerly 219)

Must have the following qualifications to apply: High school diploma or equivalent; current journeyman lineman certification preferred but will consider apprenticeship; valid State Driver License; valid Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL); and residency within 30 minutes of worksite (City of Norway). Pre-employment drug screening and post-offer physical examination required. Previous experience preferred.

Under general supervision, must be able to perform any duties required in the operation, maintenance, and construction of electric distribution and sub-transmission systems & equipment. Must be able to: Address customer complaints; conform to stringent safety standards; respond to emergency situations; and work in all weather conditions.

Must also be able to learn skills needed to help operate and maintain Norway’s Sturgeon Falls Hydroelectric Project. Scope of Hydro-related skills include but are not limited to: Cleaning of Hydro grounds and equipment; operating and maintaining electrical generators; maintaining structural features of the dam; and working with a computerized automation system. All linemen must participate in an on call rotation system to include the City’s Hydro as well as its electrical distribution system.

Must be able to work and/or coordinate with other departments of Norway Public Utilities. Knowledge of cable and/or public works systems & operations a plus.

Please submit, application, resume including references, and all documentation providing proof of high school diploma or GED, current journeyman lineman certification, CDL, and residency to: 915 Main Street, P.O. Box 99, Norway, MI 49870. You may also go to http://www.norwaymi.gov/employment and click on job application form and/or position description. Position open until filled.