POSITION AVAILABLE

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Wisconsin Rapids Water Works and Lighting Commission (WW&LC), a progressive municipally owned electric and water utility serving approximately 14,000 electric and 8,000 water customers, is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time entry level electrical engineer.

This position will be responsible to assist the Engineering Supervisor with the design and maintenance of both the electrical and water distribution systems. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent education.

WW&LC offers a full benefit package and compensation commensurate with experience. To be considered for this position qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application. An application form and full job description is available on our website, HERE, or at our office at 221 16th Street South. The first review of completed applications will start Monday, May 15, 2017. Applications received after May 15th may be considered in a secondary pool. This position will remain open until filled.

Summer Hydrant Flushing Zone 1

Water Works and Lighting Commission’s water crew will begin flushing hydrants in our maintenance zone 1 between August 25th and September 18th. The hydrant-flushing program is very important to the maintenance of the City’s domestic water distribution system.  Each year, Water Works and Lighting Commissions water distribution operators systematically open hydrants throughout the City to allow…Continue Reading

Summer Hydrant Flushing Zone 2

Water Works and Lighting Commission’s water crew will begin flushing hydrants in our maintenance zone 2 between August 3rd and August 21st. The hydrant-flushing program is very important to the maintenance of the City’s domestic water distribution system.  Each year, Water Works and Lighting Commissions water distribution operators systematically open hydrants throughout the City to allow water…Continue Reading

Summer Hydrant Flushing Zone 5

Water Works and Lighting Commission’s water crew will begin flushing hydrants in our maintenance zone 5 between July 14th and August 7th. The hydrant-flushing program is very important to the maintenance of the City’s domestic water distribution system.  Each year, Water Works and Lighting Commissions water distribution operators systematically open hydrants throughout the City to allow…Continue Reading

Cross Connection Inspection Program

The Water Works and Lighting Commission delivers nearly a billion gallons of safe, high quality water to our community every year. To comply with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources regulations and to insure that the water supply remains pure, we have contracted with Hydro Designs Inc. of New Berlin Wisconsin to assist and manage our…Continue Reading

SCAM ALERT!!!

There is a new scam/phishing attempt targeting utility customers through their e-mail. While we have not seen this scam targeted toward Water Works and Lighting customers we would like all of you to be aware that this scam is out there and to warn you to be extra careful about how you access your account…Continue Reading

Frozen Pipe Prevention

Utility officials have issued a run water order for about 260 customers on the City’s southeast side.All customers affected have been contacted directly. Affected customers need to keep a faucet running the size of a pencil diameter on a faucet convenient to them until further notice to prevent pipes from freezing. A billing adjustment will…Continue Reading

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