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


The IT Manager develops, recommends, and implements the Information Systems policies and procedures and organizes, directs, and administers the IT resources to meet the strategic and operational goals of MPU. Examples of work for this position include developing and overseeing the annual IT budget, overall department operation including the assignment of work on a daily basis, directing IT related installations and training programs, recommending hardware, software, database and network facilities, directing the network and cyber security efforts of MPU, and recommending enhancements to improve/increase efficiencies. Valid Wisconsin driver’s license required. At a minimum, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in an IT-related field from an accredited college and six years of progressively responsible experience in system analysis, computer programming, network administration, and project leadership roles including three years of supervisory management responsibility.

Posted: October 24, 2019


The Network Administrator position performs engineering, configuration, and maintenance of all components within the Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) including switches, routers, firewall/gateway appliances, wireless devices and Access Points. This includes setup and maintenance of all internet connections and website support as needed. At a minimum, applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering from an accredited college and proven, successful work experience in the Information Technology field.

Posted: October 24, 2019


The Help Desk Specialist position work includes providing user support and customer service on a variety of company-supported computer applications, troubleshoots problems, provides advice to users on the appropriate action, and preserves the integrity and confidentiality of customers, clients and their information. Valid Wisconsin driver’s license required. At a minimum, applicants must possess an Associate’s Degree in an Information Technology related field from an accredited college and proven, successful work experience in the Information Technology field.

Posted: October 24, 2019


MPU is accepting curriculum vitae for the Power Production Manager. The position reports to the Senior Manager Utility Operations and manages individuals in the power production and maintenance departments of the Power Plant. The applicant must have comprehensive knowledge of the principles of mechanical and electrical engineering as applies to electric power production; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of power plant administration; thorough knowledge of management principles and techniques with the ability to manage the operation of the power plant economically and efficiently to attain desired results; ability to plan and direct various maintenance and engineering operations of the plant; and good professional judgment. A Wisconsin Profession Engineer license and Bachelor’s degree with major studies in electrical or mechanical engineering are required, supplemented by advanced degree work in engineering administration or business administration are preferred. Extensive experience in power production, as well as, supervisory/management experience are required. This position is required to participate in the on-call rotation and adhere to the residency requirement. This position will also serve as an internal consultant on special team project.

Posted: October 11, 2019


This full-time, exempt water department position plans for, schedules, coordinates, and supervises all field work, material acquisition, contractors; supervises the operation, maintenance, construction, and repair of the water distribution system; and is responsible for the overall installation, construction, operation, and maintenance of the water distribution system and facilities for the delivery of safe potable water to the general public. A minimum ten plus years of water utility and supervisory experience is highly preferred. Minimum requirements are a two-year degree in the water field and WDNR Class D certification; additional WDNR Class S and G certifications are preferred.

Posted: October 11, 2019

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, P.O. Box 1090, Manitowoc, WI  54221-1090 or email .

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