Skip to main navigation.

Career Opportunities

02/19/2018 to 03/15/2018

Protection and Controls Engineer
East River Electric, Madison, S.D.

East River Electric is seeking an experienced engineer responsible for the relay protection and control engineering associated with high voltage substation and transmission projects. This includes preparing calculations and settings for various types of microprocessor based relays as well as development of one-lines and schematic diagrams. This full-time regular position will provide engineering technical assistance to East River and its member systems regarding operational concerns, coordination with downstream distribution devices, and power quality related questions. There is a residency requirement for this position and the applicant selected will be required to live in close proximity to Madison, SD.

Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
• Minimum four (4) years’ of progressively responsible engineering experience, preferably with an electric utility.
• Experience in the areas of system operations, electrical system design, construction and maintenance, or electrical control systems.
• A combination of education and closely related experience may be considered.
• Proficiency with computer technology.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

East River Electric Power Cooperative, with a main campus in Madison, South Dakota, 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. Our highly-skilled workforce embraces the seven cooperative principles and the values of integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community.

East River offers an excellent compensation package, benefits include:
• Retirement pension plan
• 401(k) plan with a matching contribution
• Medical insurance • Health savings account
• Life insurance
• Disability insurance
• Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
• Flexible 9/80 work schedule with 9-hour work days and every other Friday off
• Continued professional education/development reimbursement

To learn more about East River and apply for this position, please visit our website and complete your electronic profile. Questions regarding the position can be directed to hr@eastriver.coop or (605) 256-4536. Applications will be accepted until filled with initial review of applications beginning on March 1, 2018.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

.
02/19/2018 to 03/02/2018

Staking Engineer
Dakota Valley Electric Cooperative, Edgeley.

Position Summary: Responsible for handling member’s requests for electric service along with the design of the Cooperative’s distribution facilities. Click here for a full description of the responsibilities. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Dakota Valley Electric Cooperative, Attn: Engineering Manager, 7296 HWY 281, ND 58433 or email to dvec@dakotavalley.com. Applications should be submitted by March 1st, 2018.

.
01/30/2018 to 02/25/2018

GIS Specialist
Custer Public Power District, Broken Bow, Nebr.

Custer Public Power District, located in Broken Bow, Nebraska, currently has an opening for a GIS Specialist.

The GIS Specialist position will maintain and monitor CPPD’s Geographical Information System (GIS). This position will operate out of the Broken Bow Office and will report to the Engineering Supervisor. Some system-wide field work will be required to obtain and coordinate mapping data and physical plant inventory to ensure CPPD maps are current.

The GIS Specialist is to maintain and monitor all information systems, ensure proper protocol and integration and analyze the data processing requirements to design a system that will provide for efficient operation that is consistent with the goals and objectives of CPPD. The position will also back up the IT Specialist and AMR Database Administrator.

High school diploma or GED is required. Associates or Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field is highly desirable. Former military are welcome and encouraged to apply. Knowledge of line construction and design is highly desirable. ESRI knowledge and experience will be helpful.

This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. Those interested should submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications, a current resume, references and at least one letter of recommendation to Custer Public Power District, Attn: Carol Fritzler, PO Box 10, Broken Bow, NE 68822. The position will remain open until filled. A complete job description is available.

.
02/19/2018 to 03/09/2018

Power System Operator
East River Electric, Madison, S.D.

East River Electric is seeking an experienced Power System Operator to oversee the operations of the Cooperative’s electric power system in the 24/7 operations center. The role requires the ability to monitor and operate the Cooperative’s electric power and load management system through the use of SCADA and telecommunications systems. Responsibilities include writing, reviewing and coordination of switching requests of the Cooperative, member cooperatives, and adjacent utility systems. Monitor and report the electric plant, telecommunications plant, and physical plant alarms and communicate the information to appropriate personnel. This is a full-time regular position. The successful candidate will be required to perform rotating shift work that includes nights, weekends, and holidays. Primary shift schedule is 12 hours, with some 8 hour shifts.

East River Electric Power Cooperative, with a main campus in Madison, South Dakota, 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. Our highly-skilled workforce embraces the seven cooperative principles and the values of integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community.

To learn more about East River and apply for this position, please visit www.eastriver.coop/careers and complete your electronic profile. Questions regarding the position can be directed to hr@eastriver.coop or (605) 256-4536.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Powered by Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Logo