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.
 

IMPA

Business and Risk Analyst
Transmission and Distribution Electrical Engineer
Plant Systems Operator

Journeyman Lineman
Instrument and Control/Electrical Supervisor
Senior Project Engineer
Solar Operations & Maintenance Supervisor



 

Member Communities

Columbia City - Groundsman
Columbia City - Journeyman Lineman

Tell City Electric Department - Technical Services Foreman

Troy Utilities - Utility Worker
City of Frankfort - Lineman
Town of Edinburgh - Journeyman Lineworker
Lebanon Utilities - Journeyman Lineworker
Lebanon Utilities - Lineworker Apprentice
Greendale Utilities - Lineman
Tipton Utilities - Journeyman Line Worker





















 
IMPA - Business and Risk Analyst
Indiana Municipal Power Agency, a wholesale electric generating and transmission company, located in Carmel, Indiana is looking for a qualified applicant with 0-2 years of experience to fill a Business and Risk Analyst position in its Energy Solutions department.  This position will provide support to the Rates, Planning and Market Operations departments.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Perform analysis, project coordination and reporting on business and risk related projects
  • Assist with planning activities, including long term load forecasts and running various planning and market models
  • Assist with annual rate study and monthly member billings
  • Provide analysis and reporting on IMPA’s energy market activity.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Applied Economics or a related degree. MBA preferred but not required. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and proficiency in computer technology and Microsoft Office applications is required.
 
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 apply with salary history by e-mail at careers@impa.com or to:
Human Resources
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
11610 North College Avenue
Carmel, IN 46032


















 
IMPA - Transmission and Distribution Electrical Engineer
Indiana Municipal Power Agency, a wholesale electric generating and transmission company serving 61 municipal electric utilities is is looking for qualified applicants for its T&D Electrical Engineer position. 
 
Responsibilities include assisting with the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and administration of electric utility facilities and systems. These systems and facilities may include transmission and distribution facilities, generator electrical systems, metering, relaying and system protection, SCADA and communication systems. The T&D Electrical Engineer will also coordinate with IMPA members regarding delivery points and local distribution systems.
 
A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology with applicable field experience is required.
 
IMPA, located in Carmel, Indiana, 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 careers@impa.com or to:
 
Human Resources
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
11610 North College Avenue
Carmel, IN 46032



















 
IMPA - Plant Systems Operator
Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a wholesale electric generating and transmission company serving municipal electric utilities is looking for qualified applicants to fill the Plant Systems Operator in a coal-fired, steam generating power plant located in Richmond, Indiana.  Responsibilities include the safe, efficient and reliable operation of coal fired steam power plant systems.  Experience with boilers, turbine generators and related auxiliary equipment is a plus.  Applicants should have general safety knowledge and experience having worked in the vicinity of high, medium, and low-voltage electrical equipment.

A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in mechanical studies or high school diploma with applicable equivalent job related experience in power generation or industrial manufacturing is required.  The ideal candidate would have a strong mechanical aptitude with a minimum of five years’ experience in power plant technologies.
 
IMPA, located in Carmel, Indiana, 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 careers@impa.com or to:
 
Vice President of Human Resources
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
11610 North College Avenue
Carmel, IN 46032














 


IMPA - Journeyman Lineman
Indiana Municipal Power Agency, a wholesale electric generating and transmission company headquartered in Carmel, Indiana is looking for a qualified Journeyman Lineman.  This position will be responsible for the proper installation, operation, and maintenance of the electric transmission and distribution systems for various IMPA municipal members.  A thorough knowledge of power line construction and maintenance is required for this position. 
 
The successful applicant must live within 50 miles of Spiceland, Indiana. This position will include response to emergency system outages after normal work hours.  Journeyman Lineman Certification and Class A CDL are required. This position requires a high awareness of safety standards and compliance with company safe workplace culture.
 
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 apply with salary history by e-mail at careers@impa.com or to:
 
Vice President of Human Resources
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
11610 North College Avenue
Carmel, IN 46032






 








 
IMPA - Instrument and Control/Electrical Supervisor
Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a wholesale electric generating and transmission company serving 61 municipal electric utilities is looking for a qualified applicant to fill the Instrument and Control/Electrical Supervisor position in a coal-fired, steam generating power plant located in Richmond, Indiana:
 
Responsibilities include the supervision or performance of the installation, removal, overhaul and maintenance and repair of electrical, electronic and control equipment of the power plant.  The successful candidate will have a strong working knowledge of electricity AC and DC, electronics, pneumatic control systems, steam generation, power generation and a basic knowledge of chemistry.  Previous supervisory experience is required.
 
An Associate degree in electrical studies with 7-10 years of applicable electrical, instrumentation, and controls experience or a high school diploma with 10+ years of applicable equivalent job-related electrical, instrumentation, and controls experience in power generation or industrial manufacturing is required.
 
IMPA, located in Carmel, Indiana, 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 careers@impa.com or to:
 
Human Resources
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
11610 North College Avenue
Carmel, IN 46032














 
IMPA - Senior Project Engineer
Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a wholesale electric generating and transmission company, located in Carmel, Indiana, is looking for qualified applicants to fill a Senior Project Engineer position. 
 
Responsibilities include completion of design and analysis projects on electric utility distribution and transmission systems.  These projects cover a spectrum of topics ranging from electrical system performance analysis to substation and circuit design engineering. System performance analysis may involve all aspects of a distribution system, including protective device specification and coordination studies, fault analysis, and power factor correction.  Substation and circuit design projects include equipment specifications, design requirements, and project construction management services.
 
Successful candidate will be self-motivated, capable of managing a diverse project portfolio, and have excellent communication skills. 
 
A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 10 years of related technical experience are required.  Professional Engineer registration in Indiana required.
 
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 apply with salary history by e-mail at careers@impa.com or to:
 
Director of Human Resources
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
11610 North College Avenue
Carmel, IN 46032















 
IMPA - Solar Operations and Maintenance Supervisor
Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a wholesale electric generation and transmission company located in Carmel, Indiana, is looking for a qualified Solar Operations and Maintenance Supervisor to oversee the daily activities of IMPA’s solar technicians, and to monitor and maintain IMPA’s thirty-two and growing number of solar parks located throughout the state. This is a working supervisory role and an outstanding opportunity to learn and grow with responsibilities that include directing the solar technicians’ daily activities, monitoring the status of the solar parks to ensure optimal output, performing preventive and corrective maintenance on solar parks and equipment, commissioning solar parks under development, participating in activities leading up to commissioning of solar parks and overseeing and maintaining solar park grounds, security, and appearance. The supervisor reports to the Director of Generation. The ideal candidate would have at least an Associates Degree in Engineering and 3+ years of related electrical theory, control systems and communications knowledge/experience or other equivalent amount of education and experience. There is a residency requirement that the successful candidate would live geographically in the Indianapolis metro area.

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 careers@impa.com or to:
Human Resources
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
11610 North College Avenue
Carmel, Indiana 46032

















 

Columbia City - Groundsman
The City of Columbia City has an opening for a full-time Groundsman for the Electric Department.  Applicants must be able to attain a Class A CDL license within 6 months and must be interested in participating in the IMEA apprenticeship program.  Previous training in an accredited apprenticeship is not required but may be considered.  Classification/compensation commensurate with experience/certifications.

Groundsperson Job Description

Applications and a job description can be obtained at the Clerk-Treasurer's office from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday located at City Hall, 112 S. Chauncey Street, Columbia City, IN 46725.  You can also access information online at http://columbiacity.net/community/career-opportunities.  Applications will be accepted until 3:00 PM on Friday, August 21, 2020.



















 
Columbia City - Journeyman Lineman
The City of Columbia City has an opening for a full-time Journeyman Lineman for the Electric Department.  Applicants must be able to attain a Class A CDL license within 6 months and must be interested in participating in the IMEA apprenticeship program.  Previous training in an accredited apprenticeship is not required but may be considered.  Classification/compensation commensurate with experience/certifications.  An applicant must have completed a Journeyman Apprenticeship Program and worked eight years for an electrical utility company.

Journeyman Lineman Job Description

Applications and a job description can be obtained at the Clerk-Treasurer's office from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday located at City Hall, 112 S. Chauncey Street, Columbia City, IN 46725.  You can also access information online at http://columbiacity.net/community/career-opportunities.  Applications will be accepted until 3:00 PM on Friday, August 21, 2020.















 
Tell City Electric Department - Technical Services Foreman
Tell City Electric Department is seeking an individual to fill the position of Technical Services Foreman.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The City of Tell City provides reasonable accommodation to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would cause an undue hardship.

Incumbent serves as Technical Services Foreman for the Tell City Electric Department, responsible for providing daily supervision of Substation/Metering Department, managing equipment and facilities, and achieving department’s objectives.

Please see the attached description for additional information.

Applications may be submitted to:
Dennis Dixon
Tell City Electric Department
601 Main Street
Tell City, IN 47586
ddixon@tellcityelectric.com












 
Town of Troy - Utility Worker
The Town of Troy is seeking an individual to fill the position of Utility Worker.

Duties and Responsibilities
Help maintain the Electric, Water, and Sewer systems.

Water – Daily samples, meter reading, locate and repair leaks, maintain property, use backhoe and trencher.  Must be willing to get certified as a WT3 Water Operator and operate the Water Filtration Plant.

Electric – Help maintain the distribution systems repair outages, install new services, operate a bucket and digger truck, willing to be trained as a lineman, tree trimming.

Sewer – Help maintain the sewer system, maintain lift stations, pulling pumps, rebuilding the rails, repairing leaks, willing to get Sewer Certification for the Water Filtration Plant.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
An understanding of electricity, water, and sewer.  Able to operate various machines.  Learn to use the tools of the trade.

Education
High School Diploma or GED

Experience
Past experience working in water, sewer, and electric would be a plus; CDL

Working Conditions
Outdoors, heat, cold, rain, and snow.  Exposed to risk of injury from electricity, mechnical parts, will be on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Physical Requirements
Sitting, standing, walking, driving, climbing ladders, squatting, kneeling, liefting, carrying up to 50 lbs.  Working long hours both day and night.

Application information
No phone calls.  Please send resume to Troy Utilities, P.O. Box 57, Troy, IN 47588 or email to troyutilities@psci.net.









 

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.

QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
High school education or equivalent required. Thorough 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• 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.

WORKING CONDITIONS
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 www.frankfort-in.gov or clicking on APPLY or contact City of Frankfort Human Resources at (765) 659-3454.












 

Town of Edinburgh - Journeyman Lineman
Edinburgh Municipal Power and Light currently has an opening for a Journeyman Lineworker. The position is responsible for the proper installation, operation and maintenance of the electric transmission and distribution system and related facilities and equipment. Working as part of a team, the individual will use technical, analytical and interpersonal skills and electrical knowledge to deliver reliable electric service to Edinburgh Municipal Power and Light Department customers. Position is responsible for performing inspections, maintenance, operations and construction work on the substations, transmission, distribution and street lighting systems.

Qualifications required: A high school education or equivalent is required and 4 Years Apprentice Lineworker training through an accredited apprenticeship program. Thorough knowledge and familiarity with principles and practices of electric power line construction, maintenance, and substations is required. Strong verbal communication skills are necessary in order to deal with a wide range of personalities both inside and outside the organization. Must have the ability to make informed immediate decisions in emergency or highly stressful situations. A valid Indiana driver’s license and CDL are required.  A Journey Lineworker ensures all duties and responsibilities of the department and are in compliance with OSHA, IOSHA and Regulatory standards. Compliance with State Board of Accounts Guidelines is necessary.

Interested persons should submit a resume that can be obtained at www.edinburgh.in.us. no later than 12/31/2018 to Human Resources, 107 S Holland St. Edinburgh, IN 46124.












 

Lebanon Utilities - Journeyman Lineworker
Lebanon Utilities currently has an opening for a Journeyman Lineworker. The position, under the direction of the Line Foreman (working as part of a cohesive team), is responsible for the proper installation, operation and maintenance of the electric transmission and distribution system and related facilities and equipment. Working as part of a team, the individual will use technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills and electrical knowledge to deliver reliable electric service to Lebanon Utilities Electric Department customers. Position is responsible for performing inspections, maintenance, operations and construction work on the substations, transmission, distribution and street lighting systems. 

Qualifications required: 
A high school education or equivalent is required and 4 Years Apprentice Lineworker training through an accredited apprenticeship program. Thorough knowledge and familiarity with principles and practices of electric power line construction, maintenance, and substations is required. Strong verbal communication skills are necessary in order to deal with a wide range of personalities both inside and outside the organization. Must have the ability to make informed immediate decisions in emergency or highly stressful situations. A valid Indiana driver's license and CDL are required. A Journey Lineworker ensures all duties and responsibilities of the department are in compliance with OSHA, IOSHA and Regulatory standards. Compliance with State Board of Accounts Guidelines is necessary. 

Interested persons should submit an application, which can be obtained at www.lebanon-utilities.com.  Go to about us at the top of the page and look in the drop-down Career Opportunities. Also, please include a resume with salary history no later than 02/19/2019 to Human Resources, 401 S. Meridian St. Lebanon IN 46052. 












 

Lebanon Utilities - Apprentice Lineworker
Lebanon Utilities currently has an opening for a Lineworker Apprentice. The position, under the direction of the Line Foreman and Journey Lineworkers, employee will receive on the job training to become a Journey Lineworker. Additionally, the employee is expected to enroll, participate, and successfully complete a Lebanon Utility approved and DOL accredited Lineworker Apprentice school. 

Qualifications required: 
High school education or equivalent required, a minimum of 6 months as groundman/ operator. Shows familiarity with principles and practices of electric power line construction, maintenance, and substations required. Strong verbal communication skills necessary in order to deal with a wide range of personalities both inside and outside the organization. Ability to follow directions in emergency or highly stressful situations. A valid Indiana driver's license and CDL required. 

Summary of Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
Under supervision, constructs, maintains and repairs overhead and underground electrical secondary, distribution and transmission systems including but not limited to: setting towers/poles, stringing new or maintaining existing wire, installing and maintaining; anchors, insulators, transformers, meters, street lights, capacitor banks, cutouts, cross arms, switches, underground cable and associated equipment; as well as trimming trees and brush under all weather conditions and at all hours of day or night. Observes all safety rules and practices, including working on circuits with hot sticks and/ or with rubber protective equipment in aerial lifts or on poles in required safety apparel. Operates and maintains all equipment as required including Digger/Derrick, Aerial Lift truck, forklift, backhoe/tractor, trencher, hydraulic presses, cutters, and tools. Participates in After-hours Service Watch rotation and Emergency Restoration. 

Interested persons should submit an application, which can be obtained at www.lebanon-utilities.com.  Go to about us at the top of the page, in the drop-down Career Opportunities. Also, please include a resume with salary history no later than 02/19/2019 to Human Resources, 401 S. Meridian St. Lebanon IN 46052. 














 


Greendale Utilities - Lineman/Serviceman/Crew Leader 1st Class
Greendale Utilities currently has an opening for a Lineman/Serviceman/Crew Leader 1st Class.  Applications can be picked up at 510 Ridge Ave., Greendale, IN 47025.  Resumes may be submitted to utilitysuper@cityofgreendale.net.

GENERAL SUMMARY 
Under the direction of the Working Electrical Foreman, responsible for the proper installation, operation and maintenance of the electric transmission and distribution system. Also related electrical facilities and equipment. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Performs construction, operation and maintenance of both overhead and underground electric transmission and distribution systems. Including electrical substation construction and maintenance. 
  • Performs the duties of an Equipment Operator/Groundman through a Lineman/ Serviceman/Crew Leader 1st Class. 
  • Assumes the duties and responsiblities of the Working Electrical Foreman in their absence. 
  • Assists in training personnel from Lineman Apprentice 1st through 4th year. 
  • Ensures work performed in accordance with Utility Construction Standards used by Greendale Utilities, OSHA work rules and the APPA Safety Manual rules.
  • Prepares reports related to vehicles and construction equipment ensuring all are operating safely and are in good repair.
  • Operates heavy equipment such as bucket trucks, derricks, trenchers, backhoes and other related tools. 
  • Attends seminars and continuing education classes to enhance technical skills. Including participating and passing the 4th year apprentice school. 
  • The employee is expected to wear safety items associated with work responsibilities. 
  • Participates in service watch call out rotation. 
  • Perform all other duties as required. 

QUALIFICATIONS 
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES 
High school education or equivalent required. Thorough 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. Should have a valid Indiana CDL driver's license. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 
  • 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.

WORKING CONDITIONS
  • The minimum working conditions require the employee to work both inside and outside, exposed to noise and adverse atmospheric and environmental conditions.
EXPERIENCE
  • Lineman Apprentice 4th Year classification required.
  • Four to six years transmission/distribution construction and maintenance experience required. Two years of related electrical equipment operation experience. 














 
Tipton Utilities - Journeyman Line Worker 
Tipton Municipal Utilities is currently accepting applications for a Journeyman Lineman position with our Electric Department.

Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Class B CDL
  • Certified Journeyman Lineman
  • Must be available after hours for trouble calls from time to time
  • Must pass drug screening and background check prior to beginning work   
Duties:
  • Work and maintain all voltages up to 12,500, overhead and underground
  • Build transformer banks
  • Splice underground cables
  • Terminate underground cable
  • Be knowledgeable in tree trimming & removal
  • Run typical Electric Department Equipment
  • Be able to interface with coworkers and the general public
  • Work in a safe manner to protect the public at all times
  • Have a thorough knowledge of protective/safety equipment
  • Be able to climb (utility poles) if necessary
  • Work in emergency conditions, regardless of weather
  • Train Apprentices in all phases to the level of Journeyman
  • Take over daily operations in absence of a Foreman
Compensation:  To be based on experience.
 
Please send resume or employment application to Tipton Municipal Utilities, P.O. Box 188, Tipton, Indiana, 46072,  Attn: Jim Ankrum
OR email to Jankrum@tusb.com