Hydroelectric Dam Operator

City of Black River Falls Black River Falls, WI

About the Job


The City of Black River Falls Municipal Utilities (Electric Division) is seeking a responsible, knowledgeable, and highly motivated self-starter for a full-time Hydroelectric Operator position.

This position reports to the Electric Operating Superintendent.

This position requires physical, technical, and administrative capabilities. Computer literacy with Microsoft Excel is a plus.

The primary responsibilities include the safe operation of a six-gated spillway and the operation and maintenance of three hydroelectric generating units.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the ability to respond to emergency situations and call-outs, an understanding of regulatory and operational requirements, occasional assistance provided to the electric distribution line crews, single and poly-phase electric meter testing, as well as other similar or related duties as assigned.

Successful candidates will have a high school diploma and a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Electric Power Distribution, Engineering, Energy Production, Mechanics, Electrical Wiring, or a related field.

State of Wisconsin Journeyman Line Tech status or a State Licensure in any of the aforementioned disciplines may be recognized as an equivalency.

A valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and a pre-employment drug screen and physical are required. A WI CDL Class ABCD is required within ninety (90) days of hire.

This position offers competitive wages and benefits.

If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career in the energy industry, please submit your cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references to:

Casey Engebretson, General Manager

Black River Falls Municipal Utilities

119 North Water Street

Black River Falls, WI 54615

No later than 4 p.m., March 23rd, 2018.

No phone inquiries please.

Black River Falls Municipal Utilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer