Careers at IMPA and Our Member Utilities

Careers at IMPA and Our Member Utilities

A variety of career opportunities currently exist at IMPA and in our member communities.

Peru Utilities - Superintendent of Electric Transmission and Distribution
City of Frankfort - Lineman
Town of Veedersburg - Journeyman Lineman
Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Instrument and Control/Electrical Technician
Peru Utilities - Superintendent of Electric Transmission and Distribution
Peru Utilities is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent of Electric Transmission and Distribution. 
The position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Electric Division’s transmission, distribution, and fiber optic facilities.  The ideal candidate would have a four-year technical degree and ten years of experience in the operation and maintenance of electrical transmission and distribution systems, five of which should have been in a supervisory capacity.  Candidates should feel comfortable working in a management environment that promotes employee empowerment and team values.  Peru Utilities is a progressive, nationally recognized multiple service utility organization serving 10,300 electric customers, 4,750 water customers, and 4,800 wastewater customers in North Central Indiana.  Salary range $50,000 - $91,968 plus a competitive benefits package. 
Prior to any offer of employment, the candidate must submit to a physical examination, drug test, BMV report, and criminal background check and drug test.
Persons interested in this opportunity should submit their resumes to Peru Utilities, 335 E. Canal Street, P.O. Box 67, Peru, Indiana, 46970.  ATTN: Brenda Tillett, Executive Assistant/HR Administrator.  A complete job description is available on the Peru Utilities’ website at

City of Frankfort - Lineman
The City of Frankfort Utilities is looking for skilled journeymen electricians who construct and maintain power circuits, distribution and substations. The qualified applicant will be available for on-call work in addition to regular hours and working under adverse weather conditions. Applicants are required to work in setting and removing power poles and install, remove, inspect repair and perform maintenance on transformers that have several different types of connections, crossarms, wire, insulators, lightning arrestors, capacitors, oil reclosures, guy wires, voltage regulators, ground rods, switches fuses, etc.

High school education or equivalent required. Through knowledge and familiarity with principles and practices of electric power line construction and maintenance (including electrical substations) required. Strong verbal communications skills necessary in order to deal with a wide range of personalities both inside and outside the organization. Able to make informed immediate decisions in emergency or highly stressful situations. Must qualify for a valid Indiana CDL driver’s license.

• The physical activity expected is balancing, stooping, crawling, climbing, kneeling, reaching, standing, pushing, pulling, lifting, talking, and repetitive motions.
• Must be physically, mentally and psychologically able to perform all of the required duties. Position requires physical strength, finger and limb dexterity, and mobility.
• Must have ability to climb poles and to work poles or in an aerial lift at various heights.
• Must be able to lift weights of up to 90 pounds.

The minimum working conditions require the employee to work both inside and outside, exposed to noise and adverse atmospheric and environmental conditions.

If you meet the above qualifications, please complete an online application by visiting or clicking on APPLY or contact City of Frankfort Human Resources at (765) 659-3454.

Town of Veedersburg - Journeyman Lineman
The Town of Veedersburg is looking for a Journeyman Lineman to fill a position with the town's electric department, located in Veedersburg, Indiana.  Qualified candidates should meet the following characteristics:
   1.       Shall be a certified journeyman lineman
   2.       Shall be able to operate all equipment used in the department
   3.       Shall work in a safe manner
   4.       Shall work under the direction of the superintendent or assistance when working with primary or secondary wiring, maintain existing system, tree trimming or replacing poles.
   5.       Shall be able to work in a bucket truck with live-wiring
   6.       Shall know how to efficiently use capacitors, substations, transformers, etc
   7.       Shall know and follow electric codes
   8.       Shall be expected to answer power outage calls when called by the week-end on call person or the council
   9.       Shall be able to hookup dead service and secondary wiring
   10.     Shall be able to provide manual labor when required in getting any and all jobs done

Interested applicants should contact Town Manager Dirk Garriott to apply for the position:

Dirk Garriott
Town Manager - Veedersburg
100 South Main Street 
Veedersburg, IN 47987
T: 765-294-0129

Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Instrument and Control/Electrical Technician
Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a wholesale electric generating and transmission company serving 61 municipal electric utilities, is looking for  an Instrument and Control/Electrical Technician to fill a position at Whitewater Valley station, a coal-fired, steam generating power plant located in Richmond, Indiana.
    The ideal candidate would have a strong background and knowledge base of installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of power generation control systems and electrical equipment. Experience with PLCs, computer systems and software is required. Applicants should have electrical safety knowledge and experience having worked with and in the vicinity of high, medium, and low-voltage electrical equipment.
     A minimum of High School diploma with applicable equivalent job related experience in power generation or industrial manufacturing is required, and an Associate’s Degree or higher in electrical studies is preferred. 
    IMPA offers an excellent benefits package including family health, dental and vision insurance, 401 (k) plan, tuition reimbursement, and a competitive salary. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a resume, including professional references and salary history to or to:
Director of Human Resources
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
11610 North College Avenue
Carmel, IN  46032