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(6/26/2015)

DESIGN ENGINEER 3 - Memphis, TN, Light, Gas & Water Division seeks a Design Engineer 3. Job Recording (901)528-4241. Closing Date: July 24, 2015.

DUTIES: Apply established engineering principles to the planning/design of additions/alterations to communication/transmission systems, electric substations, water-production facilities and various civil engineering projects, depending on area of work concentration. Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Experience requirements will vary according to departmental needs. Must successfully complete NIMS training within one year of entering job. Must have a valid driver’s license from state of residence. Works inside and outside under good conditions. Subject to construction hazards while making field inspections. CANDIDATES ACCEPTING EMPLOYMENT WITH MLGW MUST LIVE AND MAINTAIN THEIR RESIDENCE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF SHELBY COUNTY, TN, WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT DATE. EOE M/F/D/V. TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB GO TO: https://jobs.mlgw.org




(6/18/2015)

SYSTEMS ENGINEER - Starkville, MS, Utilities seeks a Systems Engineer. With a population of 24,000, Starkville is a growing city in north central Mississippi. Starkville is the county seat of Oktibbeha County and home to the largest university in the state, Mississippi State University, with a student population exceeding 17,000. Starkville offers a unique blend of old Southern charm and 21st-century technology. The area’s growing economy is supported by a strong base of manufacturing and small businesses, as well as state-of-the-art research and technology companies. The University setting brings to Starkville a diverse international population. The annual Cotton District Arts Festival in Starkville is considered to be one of the top arts festivals in the state. Starkville is also the home of Bulldog Bash, Mississippi’s largest open-air free concert. The Utilities Department’s mission is to supply safe, reliable, and cost-effective utility service to our community. Utilizing new and emerging technology to meet changing customer needs, we provide services to approximately 13,000 residences, businesses, and industries in Starkville and to Mississippi State University. The department has fixed assets of approximately $60M and a current staff of 70 employees. The department is in the early-deployment phase of AMI for both water and electric with expected completion in the summer of 2016. Under general direction of the manager of Water & Sewer Operations, the Systems Engineer performs responsible field and office civil engineering work and technical level duties in support of the department and division’s engineering and capital improvement projects.

Duties will include but are not limited to: • Designs and prepares engineering plans, specifications and estimates which may include engineering computations, details, profiles, maps, and bid documents for projects including water-distribution systems, sanitary-sewer-collection systems, and coordination with other utilities and infrastructure such as electric power, gas, storm sewer, fiber optic, roadways. • Prepare designs and plans to construct, enlarge, and modify such facilities as water plant, wastewater plant, pumping stations, water mains, sewer lines, and other appurtenances. • Provide technical support to a variety of engineering studies related to planning and design of water and sewer utility projects; research, collect, interpret and record data; prepare maps, graphs, drawings and reports to present study results. • Review progress and/or inspect assigned construction projects for compliance with plans and specifications, including resolving constructability problems and issues and for conformance to city policies, ordinances, resolutions and established engineering practices.

This position will require knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering, water-distribution systems, sanitary-sewer-collection systems, storm-sewer-collection systems and other utilities such as electric power, gas and fiber optic; civil-construction techniques including concrete formwork and flatwork, pipe installation, establishment of permanent vegetation; Utility design and construction including rehabilitation and maintenance methods.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering. Proficiency in Computer Aided Design civil-engineering software, preferably Autodesk Civil 3D. Valid driver’s license and acceptable MVR.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: At least two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering functions with emphasis in water and sanitary sewer fields or equivalent required. Successful completion of FE Exam. Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of MS. Experience in Geographic Information System (GIS) including manipulating, analyzing and displaying GIS data to provide land use or other types of municipal information. Understanding and familiarity with preparing studies and plans for water and wastewater plant operations, such as economics of system operation. Salary: Based on the level of qualifications and experience and to establish a progression program to allow retention in the position. Rates will be from grade 14 (range of $44,584 to $$59,336) up to a maximum of grade 16 (range $53,947 to $71,797). You may apply on-line at www.cityofstarkville.org or submit applications along with resume and cover letter to: Randy Boyd, Personnel Officer City of Starkville 101 Lampkin Street Starkville, MS 39759 Phone: (662) 323-2525, ext. 124 Email: r.boyd@cityofstarkville.org The City of Starkville, Mississippi, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate upon the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. The City of Starkville is a smoke-free working environment. The duties and qualifications listed are intended as illustrations of the types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific job duties or qualifications does not exclude them from the position requirement.




(6/18/2015)

ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE - Starkville, MS, Utilities seeks an Engineering Associate. With a population of 24,000, Starkville is a growing city in north central Mississippi. Starkville is the county seat of Oktibbeha County and home to the largest university in the state, Mississippi State University, with a student population exceeding 17,000. Starkville offers a unique blend of old Southern charm and 21st-century technology. The area’s growing economy is supported by a strong base of manufacturing and small businesses, as well as state-of-the-art research and technology companies. The university setting brings to Starkville a diverse international population. The annual Cotton District Arts Festival in Starkville is considered to be one of the top arts festivals in the state. Starkville is also the home of Bulldog Bash, Mississippi’s largest open-air free concert. The Utilities Department’s mission is to supply safe, reliable, and cost-effective utility service to our community. Utilizing new and emerging technology to meet changing customer needs, we provide services to approximately 13,000 residences, businesses, and industries in Starkville and to Mississippi State University. The department has fixed assets of approximately $60M and a current staff of 70 employees. The department is in the early-deployment phase of AMI for both water and electric with expected completion in the summer of 2016. The engineering associate will work under the direct supervision of the Electric Division systems engineer and will perform complex and exacting technical work of engineering design, construction, maintenance, and repair of systems and facilities in support of departmental activities. May act as a project leader for smaller scale and less-complex engineering projects. Will be responsible for the operation and administration of drafting services and engineering records. This position may also work closely with the systems engineer in the Water & Sewer Division and with the GPS coordinator for the department.

Duties will include but are not limited to: 1. Assists in designing project plans and specifications, maintains system maps, and updates apparatus databases. 2. Produces drawings and material lists for electric-facility construction and maintenance; performs all recordkeeping associated with electric-power-system construction and maintenance activities. 3. Performs field inspections of electric facilities to determine adherence of construction activities to specifications. Will also inspect power system facilities for maintenance needs and adherence to NESC. 4. Assist with maintaining traffic signals. 5. Responds to emergency situations, which may include assisting linemen in repairing or restarting circuits, cleaning debris from electric right-of -ways and performing other duties as directed. 6. Must be available for duties as may be required on nights and weekends.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Associate’s degree or a minimum of two years college training in engineering or technically related field. A combination of equivalent education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge and abilities may be considered. Must be proficient in the use of Auto-Cad or comparable computer related drafting programs. Must have strong computer and software skills to include Word and Excel and the ability to interpret computerized data. Must possess a valid Mississippi Driver’s License and acceptable MVR.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Completion of associates or bachelor’s degree in engineering or technically related field. Completion of TVPPA staking school(s). Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in an engineering environment in an electric-utility setting. Demonstrated proficiency in staking and the development of job orders and work plans for utility projects. Salary: Based on the level of qualifications and experience and to establish a progression program to allow retention in the position. Rates will be from grade 11 (range of $33,497 to $44,580) up to a maximum of grade 12 (range $36,847 to $49,038). You may apply on-line at www.cityofstarkville.org or submit applications along with resume and cover letter to: Randy Boyd, Personnel Officer City of Starkville 101 Lampkin Street Starkville, MS 39759 Phone: (662) 323-2525, ext. 124 Email: r.boyd@cityofstarkville.org The City of Starkville, Mississippi, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate upon the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. The City of Starkville is a smoke-free working environment. The duties and qualifications listed are intended as illustrations of the types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific job duties or qualifications does not exclude them from the position requirement.




(6/14/2015)

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, SAFETY & SECURITY MANAGER - Newport, TN, Utilities has an immediate opening for an Occupational Health, Safety & Security manager. This position is responsible for compliance and enforcement of all applicable safety, security, and environmental rules/regulations, as well as company policies and procedures including, but not limited to, EPA, OSHA, TOSHA, TDEC and Homeland Security.

This position will include responsibility for worker’s comp administration/documentation, developing employee safety training goals, and maintaining general knowledge of applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 1910 General Industry and 1926 Construction Industry Regulations; In addition, must possess a general knowledge of applicable Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compliance regulations, general knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), general knowledge of the American Public Power Association Safety Manual and general knowledge of applicable laws and regulations of the Department of Transportation (DOT).

Minimum educational requirements: two (2) years of post-high school training from an accredited school in occupational safety and health or other comparable degree curriculum, or completion of an equivalent course of study from an accredited vocational/technology school with emphasis on occupational safety and health. Completion of the OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Course required. Should be able to obtain the TVPPA Certified Safety Professional Certification within two years of hire. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills and abilities. Must possess and maintain a valid TN driver’s license. Excellent benefit package and salary commensurate with qualifications.

More details are provided in the complete job description at www.newportutilities.com. Application available online at www.newportutilities.com or in person at: Newport Utilities 170 Cope Blvd. Newport, TN NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE EEO/M/F




(5/21/2015) ELECTRICAL ENGINEER - Clinton, TN, Utilities Board (CUB) seeks a highly motivated individual for the position of Electrical Engineer. This is an excellent career opportunity for candidates who possess the following requirements: BS degree in electrical engineering from an accredited four-year college or university (PE preferred), 2-5 years progressive experience in the electric-utility industry, accomplished project-management & analytical skills, strong written and oral communication skills and excellent computer skills. Must have (or be able to obtain) and maintain a valid Tennessee driver's license. CUB offers a competitive salary and benefits package together with a working environment conducive to personal and professional growth. CUB is a member of the Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace Program and an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position will remain open until filled. Submit resume in confidence to: Clinton Utilities Board, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 296, Clinton, TN 37717, or email to sjent@clintonub.com. Visit www.clintonub.com for more information about this position.


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