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*A completed MPU application is required for all applicants. Please send applications and resumes to Carissa Grimm, Executive Assistant to the General Manager, Manitowoc Public Utilities, via email at .

Manitowoc Public Utilities is seeking candidates for the following full-time position(s):


The Meter Technician requires skills and experience in the installation, testing, calibration, and maintenance of single-phase and three-phase self-contained and instrument-rated electric revenue metering. Successful candidates will have experience in safe work practices on voltages up to 480 volts, and knowledge of appropriate personal protective equipment and arc flash safety. Employees in this class maintain an effective working relationship with peers, contractors, and the general public; good judgment and initiative; good knowledge of record-keeping procedures; good knowledge of office computer programs; advanced algebra skills; good written and oral communication skills; good physical condition, able to work in extreme cold or hot temperatures and walk several miles per day. Completion of a technical associate degree focusing on electrical theory, metering and computer applications or equivalent. Position level will be filled based on qualifications and work history. Wage range for the position is $16.81/hr. to $34.09/hr.

Posted: June 24, 2020


The Mechanic position is in the Power Plant and involves duties related to the maintenance and repair of Power Plant and Water Utility machinery and equipment along with general utility-wide maintenance activities, to maintain the efficient operation of the Utilities. Due to the diverse nature of this position, the employee will be required to have, or be able to develop, the necessary construction, maintenance, and equipment operating skills to enable the work to be performed in a consistent, safe and efficient manner. Work assignments arise as a result of breakdowns, inspections, operating conditions, new construction and planned maintenance activities. Tools utilized in this position will range from hand tools to electronic diagnostic, monitoring and measuring equipment. The person in this position will, at times, direct the work of others, and may be required to direct major projects or outages with minimal direct supervision, and be responsible for overall job safety, quality and schedule. Requirements for this position also include positive work habits, demonstration of leadership qualities and good judgment, good physical condition, strong mechanical aptitude, and the desire to progress. This position is non-exempt and is supervised by the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities include: mechanical aptitude along with a thorough knowledge of the mechanical maintenance, installation, operation, and repair procedures of equipment used in the electric generating plants, water filtration plant, and other Utility related facilities. A minimum of five (5) years of experience is desired. Two-year college degree in mechanical maintenance field is preferred, or maintenance mechanic journeyman status, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills and abilities may be considered.

Posted: June 19, 2020


The minimum requirements for Assistant Operator position include high school diploma, strong mechanical background and excellent physical condition. Technical degree or applicable power plant experience is preferred. This position is required to work a rotating shift. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to progress to the positions of boiler and turbine operator.

Posted: June 3, 2020


The Electrical Engineer duties includes design engineering to accomplish assigned projects, develop written installation, testing, maintenance and operating procedures for equipment and conduct training, specify equipment and services, support the O&M staff in solving long and short term problems, and prepares periodic reports, management and customer presentations. At a minimum, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college and the successful completion of the Engineer-In-Training (EIT) exam.

Posted: April 24, 2020


The Mechanical Engineer provides professional engineering work in connection with the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of steam power generation facilities, water treatment plant facilities, and electric distribution facilities. Minimum requirements to apply include Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college and the successful completion of the Engineer-In-Training (EIT) exam (time may be allowed for recent graduates to complete the exam). Preferences: progressively responsible experience in professional engineering work; or any equivalent combination of experience or training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities; possession of a license to practice as a Registered Professional Engineer recognized by the State of Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing or ability to obtain within one year.

Posted: April 21, 2020

MPU offers competitive wages and excellent benefits program including the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS). A valid Wisconsin driver's license is required for all positions. MPU does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.

*A completed MPU application is required for all applicants. Please send applications and resumes to Carissa Grimm, Executive Assistant to the General Manager, Manitowoc Public Utilities, via email at .

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