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The City of South Haven has an opening for a Lineworker A. This position will construct, repair, maintain and inspect overhead electrical power distribution lines. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Installing, connecting, inspecting, or disconnecting substation equipment.
  • Responding to customer call and complaints. Troubleshooting power outages and problems with electrical lines and wires.
  • Operating line trucks and equipment.
  • Performing switching operations.
  • Constructing and maintaining streetlight, traffic control, and information technology systems.

High school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of Lineworker A apprentice program or equivalent. Two years of related work experience or equivalent training. Must have a valid State of Michigan driver’s license. Must obtain a valid State of Michigan Class A Commercial Driver’s License within nine (9) months of hire.

The City of South Haven offers a generous benefits package, including a MERS defined benefit plan with a COLA, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term disability, paid vacation/PTO/holidays, and your choice of three different robust medical plans.

Application and full job description available online at www.southhavenmi.gov/human_resources. Applications are due by 3/23/23. The City of South Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer who places a high value on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Coldwater Board of Public Utilities (CBPU) is accepting applications for an Engineering Technician. This position is responsible for supporting Coldwater design and operations, preparing and reviewing engineering and technical drawings as well as supporting the Geographic Information System (GIS) department with data collection and entry. This individual must possess outstanding technical skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail.

Training and Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED equivalent required;
  • College degree in technical related field of study and/or equivalent work experience required, Civil or Electrical Engineering preferred;
  • Project management experience preferred;
  • Experience with municipal and utility construction practices and recordkeeping a plus; and
  • A valid driver’s license.

This is a full-time non-exempt position with hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday with a wage range of $19.00 – $26.00 per hour depending on qualifications. A complete job description is available at www.coldwater.org. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to this email address.

This position is open until filled. Located in Coldwater, Michigan, the CBPU is the local Public Power Provider of more than 13,800 residents. Coldwater sits just north of the Indiana border directly off of Interstate 69. The City of Coldwater offers two massive lake chains, a top-notch education system and a plethora of opportunities to continue growth personally and professionally, all while giving residents that small hometown feel. Come be a part of the wonderful things happening in Coldwater, we’d love to you!

The City of Coldwater is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

The City of Niles is accepting applications for an Assistant Utilities Manager. Under the general supervision of the Utilities Manager, oversees the day-to-day operations and personnel of the public utilities department. Provides technical engineering and high-level administrative support. Acts in capacity as Utilities Manager in their absence.

Required knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and/or public utilities certification’s or licensure, or professional engineering licensure in Michigan is required.
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in engineering and/or utilities, including supervisory and administrative duties.
  • Thorough knowledge of the professional principles and practices of utility construction and maintenance techniques, and project planning and oversight.
  • Considerable knowledge of the safety practices and general methods, materials, and equipment used in utility design, construction, repair, and maintenance.
  • Considerable knowledge of professional public management techniques involved in budgeting, labor relations, public relations, contract negotiations, administration, and general project management.
  • Knowledge of the Federal, State, and local regulations governing utilities construction operations, management, and reporting requirements.
  • Skill in assembling and analyzing data, preparing comprehensive and accurate reports, and formulating policy and service recommendations.
  • Skill in effectively communicating ideas and concepts orally and in writing, and making presentations in public forums.
  • Skill in the use of office equipment and technology, including computers and related software, and the ability to master new technologies.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgement, initiative and resourcefulness when dealing with elected and appointed Officials, employees, project contractors, representatives of other governmental units, professional contacts, other City administrators, and the public.
  • Ability to critically assess situations, solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines, and in emergency situations.
  • Ability to travel to other locations.

A complete job description, including essential job functions, is available on the City of Niles website. The position is full time, with a wage range of $95,000 – $101,000/annually, depending on qualifications. To apply, complete and submit a standard employment application to this email address. Please include the position announcement number, #2022-22. 

The City of Niles is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran or disability status, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

The City of Marshall has an opening for a full time Sr. Lineworker. This position is responsible for the construction and maintenance of all overhead and underground distribution lines and services.  Responds for power outage service restoration and repairs street/parking lot lights.  Must have a Journeyman Lineworker Certification, and a valid Michigan Driver’s License with CDL class A endorsement.  Starting pay $44.37/hr. plus a full benefit package and pay increase after 6 months.

Located at the intersection of I-94 and I-69, Marshall, Michigan is a small town with a rich history. Visitors enjoy touring the city’s many restored sites and a vibrant downtown within one of the nation’s largest historic landmark districts. Our local businesses take advantage of a highly skilled workforce and the award-winning Marshall Public Schools.

Application and full job description available online at www.cityofmarshall.com. Questions can be directed to the City of Marshall Human Resources department by email here. This position is open until filled. The City of Marshall is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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 $46.69 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.


  • 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