Job Listings

There is one vacancy for the position of Senior Electrical Engineer – Transmission & Distribution

Job Description:

The Senior Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide engineering and technical expertise related to the planning, design, construction, and operation and maintenance of an electrical distribution system
  • Plan and design the construction and re-building of underground and overhead electric facilities and control systems
  • Develop and prepare specifications for the construction and maintenance of system facilities and substations.
  • Review and evaluate products and equipment for use in the electric distribution system.
  • Supervise construction of new facilities.
  • Develop procedures for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the system and system equipment.
  • Develop both department and project budgets and schedules.
  • Assist in the development of a one year construction work plan and the development of a long range work plan.
  • Coordinate and direct the outside services consulting, engineering, architects and contractors.
  • Assist the preparation and upkeep of department system maps and schematics with an ACAD system. System maps are one-line, 3-line diagrams, underground validations, splicing sheets, and GIS correlation.
  • Assist in maintaining SCADA and distribution automation equipment.
  • Develop, maintain, and program GIS mapping in ESRI platform.
  • Assist transmission and distribution personnel during emergencies, including but not limited to crew supervision.
  • Provide technical guidance and assistance in customer service, transmission and distribution, metering, building services, generation, substation, energy services and planning, special projects, management information systems, develop construction standards for the department, investigate customer complaints and provide recommendations and technical advice to the customer.


  • Graduated from a 4-year baccalaureate program with a B.S. in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in electric utility transmission and distribution system construction, operation and maintenance with demonstrated supervisory and technical skills is preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD required.
  • Substation, SCADA and distribution automation experience preferred.
  • Substation construction and knowledge experience required.
  • SCADA and distribution automation experience in preferred.
  • ESRI Arc Map or Arc Pro experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of NESC and NEC is preferred.
  • The successful candidate will also be required to carry a cell phone 24 hours per day seven days per week.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Please forward resumes and cover letters to :

No phone calls please.

Key Words:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • GIS
  • ESRI
  • AutoCAD
  • Distribution
  • Transmission
  • Substations

There is one vacancy for the position of Sustainability & Commercial Development Specialist

Job Description:

This Sustainability & Commercial Development Specialist will be responsible for the following:

  • Work with department personnel to administer energy efficiency and renewable energy programs in accordance with organization goals.
  • Conduct research, write reports, perform data acquisition, data reporting and chart/graph creation and tracking.  Develop reporting templates for department programs, regional, state and federal reporting and others as necessary.
  • Support the development of funding proposals and assist with grant administration and program management.
  • Compile, manage, and analyze varied energy and program data sets.  Analyze numerical data using function, mathematic equations and percentages.  Convert data froom one unit to another, critically analyze, interpret data sets and graphically present according to department needs.
  • Collaborate with others to resolve logistical and policy issues that affect the success of energy efficiency programs as well develop and carry out outreach strategy and marketing plans for energy programs and services.
  • Collaborate and provide staff support, training and education at events (potential evenings & weekends) and support general public relations, administrative and marketing efforts as needed.
  • Respond to customer inquiries and requests relative to energy policies and programs, provide advice and information.  Work with customers, community groups and other stakeholders in implementing energy programs and initiatives.
  • Participate in regular market assessments and assess environmental trends with potential to affect our customer base and our growth strategies.


  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Business, Engineering, Economics, Finance or equivalent is required.
  • Requires strong analytical and communications skills, strategic thinking, interdepartmental communications and a willingness to develop an in-depth understand of the GHG and decarbonization calculations.  A strong fundamanetal understanding of GHG emission formulas and MS-Excel.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively to assume responsibility; prioritize and resolve problems; apply best practices for energy program management and administration; work under pressure in a fast-paced work atmosphere; coordinate and manage complex projects and contractors; develop materials and train various departments on new technologies and TMLP programs
  • Proficiency in MS Office, SAP, MV-90 and statistical modeling applications is preferred.
  • The successful candidate will also be required to carry and answer a cell phone 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Key Words:

  • Sustainability
  • GHG
  • MS-Excel
  • MS Office
  • SAP
  • MV-90

There is one vacancy for the position of Internet Services Group (ISG) Network Specialist

Job Description:

This Network Specialist will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintain and Operate Fiber Optic Networks.
  • Fiber installations, splicing, and testing of fiber optic cable.
  • Operate and maintain the network, including switches, routers, VOIP, firewalls, cabling systems, and network management equipment.
  • Install, maintain and operate voice, data, and video network infrastructure.
  • Monitor and support the performance of network components and service providers.
  • Coordinate and plan fiber emergency restoration activities.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure the infrastructure fully integrates with mapping and management systems.
  • Coordinate and install Internet services for municipal, commercial, and residential sites.
  • Create and maintain detailed records on operating, repairing, and maintaining servers, networks, and software applications.
  • Coordinate with vendor(s) for hardware and software maintenance upgrades.
  • Provide day-to-day network support, including but not limited to appointment scheduling and equipment provisioning.
  • Provide 24×7 on-call support with on-call rotation.
  • Work with customers on the phone and in the field to provide technical support.


  • Associate’s degree in a Computer Technology related field is required.
  • Technical experience with network technology such as fiber optics, wireless transmission systems, and twisted pair copper cable systems.
  • A minimum of 3 years of network support experience is required
  • The successful candidate will also be required to carry a cell phone 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and participate in an on-call 24-hour and 7 days per week rotation.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Please forward resumes and cover letters, to:

No phone calls, please.

Key Words:

  • Network Engineering
  • VOIP
  • Fiber Optics
  • Telecommunications
  • VMware
  • Cisco Switches and Routers
  • Security
  • Network Engineering
  • VOIP
  • Fiber Optics
  • Telecommunications
  • VMware
  • Cisco Switches and Routers
  • Security

If you need special assistance or an accommodation for a disability in order to participate in any phase of the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 508-824-3183. Reasonable accommodation in that regard will be made.

Employment Application

If you would like to apply for a job opening listed above, please fill out the TMLP employment application and attach a resume and cover letter.  Please only complete an application and submit an employment packet for current job openings.  Employment packets can be submitted to

Labor Service

The Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant hires in accordance with Civil Service rules and regulations.

We occasionally make provisional appointments when there are no available Civil Service list for the position. If you want to be considered should any openings occur, follow instructions above under Employment Application.

Additionally, all Labor Service positions require that you sign a Labor Service List at the Human Resources Department in Taunton City Hall offices at
15 Summer St, Taunton, MA 02780.

TMLP employs a variety of different positions. Examples include:

  • Clerical (Clerk Typists) (O) (*)
  • Accountants (O) (*)
  • Programmers (O)
  • Meter Readers (O) (*)
  • Electric Meter Repairmen (L)
  • Apprentice Electric Meter Repairman (L)
  • Second Class Steam Firemen (requires State license) (O) (*) (+)
  • Second Class Stationary Engineer (requires State license) (O) (*) (+)
  • Instrument Technicians (O)
  • Electric Station Operators (O) (+) (*)
  • Storekeepers (O)
  • Assistant Storekeepers (O) (*)
  • Building Custodians (O)
  • Linemen (requires CDL license) (L)
  • Apprentice Linemen (requires CDL license) (L)
  • Mechanical Engineers (requires degree) (O) (*)
  • Electrical Engineers (requires degree) (O) (*)
  • Civil Engineers (requires degree) (O)
  • Power Plant Equipment Repairmen (L)
  • Power Plant Equipment Maintenance Men (L)
  • Electric Station Equipment Repairmen (L)
  • Motor Equipment Repairmen (L)
  • Motor Equipment Maintenance Men (L) (*)
  • Construction Handyman/Laborer (L) (*)
  • Welder (L)
  • Millwright (L)
  • Notation Key:

* = More common entry-level positions
+ = Shift workers
O = Official Service
L = Labor Service

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