Open Positions

Power Plant Apprentice Dispatcher

The Power Plant Apprentice Dispatcher is responsible for learning the duties and responsibilities of Carthage Water and Electric’s (CWEP) Power Plant Dispatcher. Those duties include load management, operation of CWEP’s electric generators, answering phone calls, outage management, overnight supervision of the water treatment plant, company security, and any other tasks that may be assigned. This position reports to the Power Plant Operations Manager and works closely with maintenance/operations personnel for effective operations of the plant. Must live within 15 minutes of 300 S. River St. Carthage, MO. Please submit resume along with a completed CWEP Application to

Water Distribution/Collections Operator

CWEP, a municipal utility, has a job opening for a Water Distribution/Collections Operator. This is a skilled position maintaining and improving the utility’s water distribution and wastewater collections system. Operators are required to learn these systems operate all associated equipment, install and maintain water and sewer mains and appurtenances and assist in operations at the water and wastewater treatment plants. This position does require occasional standby work, emergency call in work and is expected to follow the residence requirement in CW&EP’s policy manual.

Qualifications include Completion of standard high or vocational school, supplemented by some experience in the operation of various job-related skills relating to the operation of the distribution system; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, ability, and skill. Possession of a valid Missouri DNR Water “D”, Wastewater “D” and Distribution “DSIII” certification. Missouri CDL Class A with airbrake and tanker endorsement required within 2 months. A willingness to work hard, a focus on superior customer service and a positive attitude. Must live within 15 minutes of 627 W. Centennial Ave. Carthage, MO 64836.

Applicants must provide a CWEP application along with a resume. The starting wage is $15.46 with excellent benefits.


Applications are available for download CW&EP Employment Application or can be picked up at 627 W. Centennial Ave in Carthage. Applications with resumes will be accepted by mail at PO BOX 611, Carthage MO or by email to (417) 237-7300. NCRC Work Keys Testing scores requested. (TDD via Relay Missouri 800-735-2466) EOE.

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