Employment Opportunities

Traverse City Light & Power (TCL&P) is accepting applications for a Field Engineer.

Under the direction of the Supervisory Engineer, this position is responsible for meeting with customers, developers, contractors, and other agencies; designing new and upgraded services and developing material lists and cost estimates, planning related to reliability, capacity, new technologies, and oversight of the vegetation management contract.

  • Educational requirements include a bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical, or civil engineering.
  • Ability to read project drawings such as residential/commercial building projects or road construction projects.
  • Working knowledge of electric distribution system operations, design and layout preferred.

A detailed job description and additional minimum qualifications can be viewed at http://www.tclp.org/Page/Careers.

Salary range is $78,008 – $101,320, dependent on education and experience, with a competitive benefits package.

Please submit resume, cover letter, employment application and three professional references via email here or via mail to TCL&P, Attn: Manager of HR & Communications, 1131 Hastings Street, Traverse City, MI 49686. Position is open until filled.

TCL&P is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
A diverse team makes a strong team. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, we are strongly committed to creating a dynamic and equitable workforce that mirrors the community and world that we serve. TCL&P encourages people from all backgrounds to apply.

The City of Sturgis is seeking applicants for immediate hire for the position of Electric Department Superintendent. The Electric Department Superintendent is responsible for managing and overseeing electric system operations and improvements including; engineering, generation, metering, transmission, substations, and distribution. He/she manages a staff of approximately 22 employees in the line, meter, GIS, and generation divisions. The Electric Department Superintendent is responsible for planning, policy development, budget development and administration, public relations, and all other administrative functions of the department. The Electric Department Superintendent reports directly to the Sturgis City Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Provides overall leadership and direction for the electric utility including long-term planning, development of strategic initiatives and capital planning. Manages, through division managers, all employees in the line, meter, technology, and generation divisions of the Electric Department. Oversees and participates in the hiring, training, scheduling, assigning, reviewing performance, employee relations actions. Plan, organize, direct and guide supervisors to provide sufficient and cost-effective resources to ensure safe, reliable, adequate and affordable utility services for the public. Recommend appropriate staffing levels, including establishing the duties and responsibilities of key supervisory positions. For a more detailed description of this position and its responsibilities, click here.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, preferably in engineering, business administration, or finance. The ideal candidate will have experience and demonstrated success in long-term business and multi-year fiscal planning and coupled with a proven track record of progressively responsible assignments advancing into senior executive-level leadership, preferably with a public power utility. Expertise in power supply, delivery and generation will be a plus.

The compensation for the Electric Department Superintendent is competitive and will depend on the candidate’s experience and education. Interested candidates may inquire regarding the position details or submit their resume via email here. The City of Sturgis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Marquette Board of Light and Power, a community-owned, not-for-profit Municipal Electric Utility, is seeking a Journey Line Electrician. Requirements include: 

  • Applicants must have completed a 4-year accredited or certified Line Electrician Apprentice Program.
  • Candidates must be able to safely perform Journey level work including construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical overhead and underground distribution and transmission systems in all types of weather conditions.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of all aspects of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission work standards and equipment, along with applicable electric codes and statutes.
  • On-call duty on a regular cycle is required and overtime work as needed.
  • Possession of a CDL Class A Commercial Driver’s License with air brake endorsements.
  • Ability to work high above ground level and be able to climb, trim/remove trees, perform streetlight work, locate underground facilities, and troubleshoot load, voltage and other customer problems.
  • Participation in safety meetings and wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment required.
  • Applicant will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing as required by DOT regulations.
  • Applicant should have a positive attitude, the ability to work well with little direct supervision, and excellent time management and organizational skills.

Consideration will also be given to applicants who are currently enrolled in an approved apprenticeship program at the Fourth Step or above. We offer a comprehensive wage and benefits package which is negotiated through a Labor Agreement.

The BLP is located in Marquette, Michigan on the shores of Lake Superior and is viewed as a destination to work, live and play in a four season’s environment. The BLP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. MBLP is an equal opportunity employer.

MBLP is accepting applications for this position until February 16, 2022. Forward resumes, in confidence, to the Director of Personnel and Employee Relations, Marquette Board of Light and Power, 2200 Wright Street, Marquette, MI 49855 or submit via email here.

The Marquette Board of Light and Power, a community-owned, not-for-profit Municipal Electric Utility, is seeking a highly skilled individual to lead its Human Resources Department as the Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations. The Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations is part of the senior staff management team that reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for all planning, directing, and management of human resources including benefit administration, labor negotiations, risk management, safety, recruitment, succession planning, insurance, and health and wellness.

The qualifying candidate must have excellent communication, management, and organizational skills and be able to work in a team-oriented environment. A Bachelor’s Degree in human resource management, business administration, or public administration with a minimum of 10 years of progressive HR leadership roles along with Union negotiation experience required. Equivalent HR and labor relations experience will be considered. Professional HR certification desired. A Master’s degree in public administration or business is a plus.

This position represents the MBLP in the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union. In addition, works closely with current and retired Union/Management employees as needed. Will make presentations to the publicly elected Board as necessary. Must be able to maintain effective working relationships with the employees, elected officials and the public. Prepares and administer budgets in a cost-effective manner.

The BLP is located in Marquette, Michigan on the shores of Lake Superior and is viewed as a destination to work, live and play in a four season’s environment.  The BLP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. MBLP is an equal opportunity employer.

This position is open until filled. Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume and 3 professional letters of reference.  Please forward, in confidence, to the Director of Personnel and Employee Relations, Marquette Board of Light and Power, 2200 Wright Street, Marquette, MI 49855 or submit via email here.

Are you a journeyman lineworker that is looking for a place to work where you can go home nightly? Bay City Electric Light and Power, a division of the City of Bay City, Michigan is seeking full-time Electrical Journeyman Lineworkers to immediately fill multiple openings. This specialized experienced position earns a competitive salary of $45.33 per hour. Our lineworkers are responsible for the construction, maintenance, operations and outage restoration on the utility’s distribution facilities. They operate in a safe and efficient manner, to assure our customers reliable and affordable electricity.

As a city employee you will be offered generous personal time off (PTO) which includes vacation, personal, sick, and holiday pay. A robust benefits package including a high deductible health insurance plan with a city-funded health savings account (HSA), dental insurance, as well as life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance is also available. Our city employees also enjoy additional benefits, such as an annual stipend to cover the purchase of authorized FR clothing, an annual stipend to cover the purchase of safety footwear, a defined contribution to a 401(a) plan with Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (with employer and employee percentage contributions), and a Retiree Health Savings Plan with a fixed city percentage contribution which helps employees build assets for medical expenses when they reach retirement age.

Requirements:

  • Must be a High School Graduate or obtained a GED equivalent.
  • Must be a certified Journeyman Lineman and possess a Journeyman Lineman card.
  • Must have knowledge and experience with distribution systems.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid State of Michigan Driver’s License with CDL Class B endorsement.
  • Must be readily available to respond to system outages after normal work hours.

Please, do not apply if you cannot meet these requirements.

About Bay City Electric Light and Power

Bay City Electric Light and Power (BCELP) is a municipal utility serving the Bay City area since 1868. Bay City Electric Light and Power (BCELP) is known for reliability, a safe workplace, and employee development. Bay City Electric Light and Power serves 21,000 customers.

Work Schedule

    • This is a 40/hour week (with potential paid overtime).
    • Work is conducted locally with no mandatory travel (occasional mutual aid storm work may be available).
    • Must be willing to take occasional on-call trouble truck coverage (paid).
    • Must be readily available to respond to system outages after normal work hours.

Are you Ready?

If you are looking for a new opportunity and meet the job requirements, please click on the link to apply today https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/baycitymi/jobs/1759618/MI-Michigan/Bay-City/Electric-Journeyperson-Lineworker