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.

City of Frankfort - Lineman
Town of Veedersburg - Journeyman Lineman
Town of Dublin - Municipal General Maintenance
Town of Middletown - Utilities Superintendent
Town of Knightstown - Electric Lineman

Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Journeyman Lineman
Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Staff Accountant
Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Senior Director, Electrical Engineering
Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Transmission & Distribution Electrical Engineer
Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Marketing Specialist




Peru Utilities - Certified Electric Journeyman Lineworker
Peru Utilities is seeking a Certified Electric Journeyman Lineworker as per the U.S. Department of Labor. Tasks involve construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electric distribution line, working in awkward positions, in adverse weather, repetitive lifting and exposure to noise and potentially dangerous conditions.

Minimum qualifications include high school diploma or equivalent and possession of a nationally recognized Journeyman card for high voltage electric line work or proof that the individual has satisfactorily completed an Apprenticeship Program that is deemed equivalent to the Peru Utilities Lineworker Training Program. Must acquire a CDL with air brake endorsement within 180 days of employment. Must demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills, physical abilities to accomplish duties, an aptitude for line work and the ability to work as part of a crew.

The successful candidate will be on-call to respond to emergency situations on a rotating basis and must reside within a 12-mile radius of the Peru Utilities service complex within 90 days of employment.

Employment with Peru Utilities is contingent on applicant passing background check, physical examination, and drug screening. Peru Utilities offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Submit application or resume to Peru Utilities, PO Box 67, Peru, IN 46970, Attn: Brenda Tillett, Exec. Assist/HR Administrator or email to btillett@peruutilities.com.

Deadline for Submission: July 30, 2018


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 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
email: townmgr@veedersburg.net


Town of Dublin - General Maintenance
The Town of Dublin, Indiana, is looking for an employee who can initially provide routine, general maintenance services, including those services provided by the Town-operated public electric and water utilities, but who is also willing to be elevated at some time in the future to a management position within the Town.

Compensation and Benefits: 
- Pay rate is contingent upon experience and education
- Very attractive health insurance plan (currently employee only pays 8% of own premium)
- Public Employee retirement plan
- Favorable personnel policy, which currently includes paid vacation after one year of service; 5 sick/personal days per year; 11 paid holidays
- On job training, and costs paid for any continuing education required by State

Requirements:
- Must have GED/high school diploma, and prefer some electrical, water and/or general maintenance experience
- Must have at least a CDL-B endorsement driving license
- Must currently reside, or be willing to relocate, within a 5 mile radius of the Town

Duties:
- Maintain light and water facilities
- Read electric and water meters monthly
- Obtain samples for Indiana Board of health as required by state law
- Groundskeeping of all town-owned properties
- Keep and maintain streets and alleys
- Pick up trash weekly and on special clean up days
- Maintain mechanical equipment belonging to the Town
- Maintain park and playground equipment
- Keep daily log of projects/work you assisted in as required by the Superintendent
- Contact Police Department and/or Wayne County Animal Control of any stray animals
- Carry out other duties as reasonably directed by the Town Superintendent and/or Dublin Town Council

Summary: The Town of Dublin is a close nit family style community, founded in 1830 and located within 2 miles of Cambridge City, Indiana, 25 minutes from Richmond, 1 hour from Indianapolis and Dayton, Ohio, and 1 1/2hours from Cincinnati, OH. People know you by name and say ‘hi’ when they see you. The municipality, which takes care of the Town’s streets, refuse, electric, water and park needs, is known for the longevity of it’s employees, 80% of which have been employed between 17-39 years. The Town is a great community where people can live and thrive. A place for families, retirees and others seeking a quiet, peaceful life and strong sense of community.

To apply for this position:
Please provide a resume of education/experience/jobs you have held, including copies of licenses or certifications that may pertain to the position, along with at least three (3) professional or personal references, to the address below:
Town of Dublin
Attention: Julia McCarty, Town Clerk-Treasurer
PO Box 145
Dublin, IN 47335
Or you may email to: townhall@dublinin.org

Applying for a position with the Town of Dublin does not guarantee employment. All employment positions are “at will”. The Town of Dublin is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEOE).  
 

Town of Middletown - Utilities Superintendent
The Town of Middletown, Indiana, located in Henry County near Anderson, is looking for a Utilities Superintendent to be in charge of operating the municipality’s electric, water, and waste water utilities. 

Major Responsibilities:
- Work with the town’s engineers to plan and execute improvements to the town’s utility systems.
- Manage a team of employees to provide the best possible service to the customers, while also providing a healthy, safe, and positive work environment.
- Coordinate the work of multiple contractors and vendors involved in projects, improvements, and repairs to the town’s utility systems.
- Manage a state-of-the-art drinking water treatment plant along with two municipal water towers.
- Manage the town’s sewage treatment plant.
- Manage the town’s infrastructure, including streets, power lines & poles, water mains, fire hydrants, sewer mains, and sewage lift stations.
- Manage a multi-million dollar annual budget.
- Report to the Town Council on the status of all projects and on-going operations.
- Communicate with the public during projects or trouble calls.
- Work with state and federal agencies to provide all required environmental data and ensure compliance with all regulations.
- Work with the town’s police, fire, and EMS to help provide public safety.
 
Position Requirements:
- Experience in management/leadership
- Experience in utilities
- Ability to lead people.
- Ability to manage large and small projects, while still managing day to day operations and trouble calls.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to communicate with customers and the Town Council.
- Strong ability to manage costs associated with employees, contractors, and vendors.
 
The Town of Middletown offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, pension, and 403(b) plan.
 
Interested applicants should submit their resumes by email to drew.cooper@middletown.in.gov, or by mail to: Clerk-Treasurer, Town of Middletown, 653 Locust Street, Middletown, Indiana, 47356.

The Town of Middletown provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam Era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. The Town of Middletown complies with applicable local, state and federal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to: hiring, placement, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
 

 
Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Journeyman Lineman
Indiana Municipal Power Agency, a wholesale electric generating and transmission company headquartered in Carmel, Indiana is looking for a qualified Journeyman Lineman to fill a position in northern Indiana.  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 Plymouth, 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 submit a resume, including professional references and salary history to careers@impa.com or to:
 
Director of Human Resources
Indiana Municipal Power Agency
11610 North College Avenue
Carmel, IN  46032



Town of Knightstown - Electric Lineman
The Town of Knightstown, Indiana Electric Utility is currently seeking an Electric Lineman to join our team. This person will be part of a production driven team, performing routine maintenance of electric utility power lines, responding to power outages, overseeing tree/limb removal and will be responsible for electric transmission maintenance and inspection, as well as other duties as assigned.

General Essential Functions: (The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. Additional responsibilities may also be assigned.)
  • Oversee, perform and direct electric transmission maintenance and inspection of lines, replacement of meters as necessary, perform electrical installations for new service, respond to customer inquiries, perform repairs and maintenance on various types of equipment, while following Knightstown Electric Utility and customer policies, procedures, safety rules and Federal and State laws.
  • Must be able to wire, terminate and understand municipal electric grid and work independently or as an integrated team to complete complex critical electrical tie-ins and repair electrical outages.
  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and organizations.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
  • Must be able to complete assigned tasks in a reasonable amount of time determined by Project Supervisor.
  • Participate in and provide support for team initiatives in the areas of Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Maintain exceptional housekeeping standards at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Job Requirements:
  • 4+ years' experience as a utility electric lineman
  • Valid State Driver's License with a Clean Driving Record
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Good attendance and punctuality required
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to work
  • Experience and proficiency running electrical conduit with precision expertise
  • Must have layout capabilities
  • Must have a good attitude and be willing to work with others
  • Must be hard working and have the drive and determination to complete the task at hand
  • Must be dependable and willing to complete the project at hand from start to finish
  • Must Pass Drug Screen and Background Checks

Essential Skills Include:
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Attention to Details
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Troubleshooting
  • Problem Solving
  • Planning
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Basic Safety
  • Supply Management
  • Technical Understanding
  • Customer Service
  • Thoroughness
 
Questions and resumes may be sent to: clerk@hrtc.net




Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Staff Accountant
Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a wholesale electric generating and transmission company, located in Carmel, Indiana, is looking for qualified applicants to fill a Staff Accountant position. 

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To support the CFO, VP of Accounting and Controller in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance / Accounting Department.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Perform daily bank reconciliations and transfers
  • Perform accounts receivable function including verifying and posting payments
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations for the month-end close.
  • Manage employee credit card charges.
  • Perform such other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time by the CFO, VP of Accounting and Controller.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a Bachelor’s degree in business with emphasis in accounting, is required.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks
  • Must be highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data.
  • Must be highly skilled in use of Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Must be skilled in use of MS Word and must be a very good writer in order to handle the occasional administrative needs of the department.
  • Must have very good verbal skills.
  • Must have excellent work habits
  • Experience with Great Plains Accounting Software a plus

Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary.Qualified individuals should send a resume and brief cover letter, including salary history, to careers@impa.com or Director of Human Resources, Indiana Municipal Power Agency, 11610 North College Avenue, Carmel, Indiana 46032.
 

Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Senior Director, Electrical Engineering
The Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a wholesale electric generating and transmission company, located in Carmel, Indiana, is looking for qualified applicants to fill the Senior Director, Electrical Engineering position. 
 
Responsibilities will include leading IMPA’s electrical staff in the planning, design, construction, and oversight of the operation and maintenance of its electrical facilities and related systems, including its $100 million investment in transmission lines, substations, local facilities, metering, SCADA, and communications systems.  The Senior Director also coordinates with IMPA’s 61 members regarding delivery points and local distribution systems.  In addition, this position is responsible for oversight of IMPA’s safety and compliance program and ensuring compliance with all applicable workplace and industry regulatory safety policies, procedures and guidelines.
 
A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and at least 10 years of experience in system planning, substation design, metering, communications, relaying and control system fundamentals are required.  MBA preferred.  Professional Engineer registration in Indiana 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 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.


 

Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Transmission & Distribution Electrical Engineer
The Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a wholesale electric generating and transmission company serving 61 municipal electric utilities, 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, 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 zero to three years of 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 Director of Human Resources, Indiana Municipal Power Agency, 11610 North College Avenue, Carmel, IN 46032.





Indiana Municipal Power Agency - Marketing Specialist
The Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a wholesale electric generating and transmission company, located in Carmel, Indiana, is looking for a Marketing Specialist to design, create and deliver digital marketing materials and programs to support and build awareness of IMPA and its Members.   
 
Responsibilities will include planning and executing digital marketing programs and campaigns, including online advertising, social media and and deliverables as well as measure the analytics and metrics of IMPA’s digital presence.  This person will also design and create marketing content, publications and other marketing materials for IMPA and its member communities, as well as assist in the development and implementation of various IMPA events, workshops and presentations.
 
A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, Media Arts, English or other related field is required.  The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of digital marketing and production, knowledge of delivering effective and innovative digital campaigns, and excellent writing and editing skills.  Strong organizational, interpersonal and public speaking skills are required.  Must have the ability to travel at least 25% of the time, primarily within the state of Indiana and periodically overnight.
 
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.