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Verendrye Electric Cooperative, Velva
Position Summary: Manage the specifying, purchasing, maintenance and repair of the VEC fleet of cars, trucks, heavy equipment, bucket & digger trucks, earth moving equipment, and all other miscellaneous equipment. Also preforms hands on maintenance and repair work on all types of equipment. Click here for complete job description.

McLean Electric Cooperative, Garrison
This is a senior manager position that reports to the general manager. The engineering manager is responsible for engineering functions of McLean Electric Cooperative. The position requires knowledge in system planning preferably MilsoftTM, line design, employee evaluations and department budget. Must work cohesively with the Operations Manager. Graduation from an accredited university and a PE license are preferred but not required. Please send a resume, Cover letter and 3 references to Martin Dahl.

East River Electric Cooperative, Madison, S.D.
East River Electric Power Cooperative, located in Madison, South Dakota, is accepting applications to fill a Journeyman Lineman position with the transmission line construction crew.   Applications for Apprentice Lineman will also be considered.                                                                                        

The successful candidate for this position will have completed a powerline vocational/technical program.  The candidate must also hold a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. The position is based out of Madison, however, there will be considerable travel throughout East River’s service territory (expenses paid).  Travel is generally during the standard work week, but could include an occasional weekend due to storm damage or unforeseen outages.

East River Electric Power Cooperative is a power supply cooperative that delivers wholesale power through a 3,000-mile transmission system to 25 member electric distribution systems throughout eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota.

East River offers an excellent compensation package which includes health insurance, a pension plan and 401K contribution, and a 9/80 work schedule.  There is a residency requirement for this position and the applicant selected will be required to live in close proximity to Madison, SD.

To apply for this position, please visit and complete your electronic profile. You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter) and submit your electronic application.  Questions can be directed to or (605) 256-4536. 

The position is open until filled.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and interviews scheduled accordingly.   

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