Consider an Electric Cooperative Career
The search for a purposeful career can begin and end at your local electric cooperative because working toward a greater purpose is at the heart of the co-op business model. Electric co-ops are community-focused organizations that deliver safe, reliable and affordable energy to the consumer-members they serve.
Electric co-ops need a variety of skill sets to develop new technologies and infrastructure, keep the electric grid secure and power the lives and economy of our local communities.
Check out the job openings below. You may also post your résumé and search for employment with other Kansas electric cooperatives—and electric cooperatives in other states—by visiting our online nationwide Career Center.
KEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
The communications intern will work on a variety of hands-on, portfolio-building projects that support the rural electric cooperatives in Kansas. Internships are offered in the summer, and fall and spring semesters. Your responsibilities could include assisting with the publication of a monthly magazine, designing print materials, writing articles for the magazine and an internal newsletter, providing event support for youth programs, photography assignments, and more. This internship offers flexible start/end dates and will take into account your class schedule. The position works from the Kansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. headquarters in Topeka. Hours are flexible, but will be scheduled during business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday). Applicants must be a junior or senior in college majoring in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, or related field. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Line Technician Apprentice I-IV - Garden City
Journey Line Technician - Garden City
Transmission Engineer I - Great Bend
Transmission Engineer II - Great Bend
Line Technician Apprentice I-IV - Great Bend
Journey Line Technician - Great Bend
Relay Supervisor (Substation Automation and Protection Supervisor) - Great Bend
External Affairs Intern - Hays
Senior Manager, Application Integration Management - Hays
Manager, Corporate Safety - Hays/Holcomb
Mechanic I-Sr - Holcomb
Mechanic I-IV - Cimarron River Station (Liberal)
Operator Technician Mechanic I-IV - Cimarron River Station (Liberal)
Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and hold a journeyman lineman certificate or four years equivalent experience plus a certificate from a power Lineworker vo-tech or on the job training program. Completion of the Merchants Training program or an approved apprenticeship program is required. Must have an maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License without an L, Z, or E restriction is required.
Interested parties are to direct inquires to Heartland’s Human Resources department and submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) resume; (3) three professional references; and (4) salary expectation. All applications must be received by June 28, 2019, and sent to:
Heartland Rural Electric Cooperative
c/o Human Resources
PO Box 40
Girard, KS 66743
or by email to: email@example.com
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