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.
Current CEO, Bruce Graham, will be retiring at the beginning of 2020 and the search process for a new CEO is currently underway. For more information, contact Chris Guiney at CarterBaldwin Executive Search. firstname.lastname@example.org, 678-448-0017
Kansas Electric Cooperatives Inc., Topeka, is looking for a highly dependable individual with an interest in writing, editing and fact-checking for a paid editorial internship for summer 2020. The intern will contribute to the production of the monthly magazine, Kansas Country Living, circulation 131,000. Great resume-building opportunity. Flexible hours. Send cover letter and writing samples to email@example.com.
Kansas Electric Cooperatives Inc., Topeka, is offering a paid spring semester internship. Duties could include providing event support for youth programs, writing articles for the statewide newsletter, designing print and social media materials, photography assignments, and assisting with the publication of a monthly magazine by fact checking and editing.
This internship offers flexible start/end dates and will take into account your class schedule. The position works from KEC’s headquarters in Topeka. Hours are flexible, but will be scheduled during business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday).
Send cover letter and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Substation Technician Apprentice I-IV - Dodge City
Substation Technician Apprentice I-IV - Garden City
EMS/SCADA Administrator - Garden City
Metering Technician Apprentice I-IV - Garden City
Transmission Engineer I - Great Bend
Transmission Engineer II - Great Bend
Manager, Corporate Safety, Hays or Holcomb
Generation Engineer Intern - Holcomb
Environmental and Science Intern - Holcomb
- Engineering Manager
- Maintenance Intern - Topeka
- Maintenance Intern - McLouth
- End User Support Coordinator
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If you have questions regarding FreeState’s career opportunities, please contact Chelsea Renyer, HR Generalist, via email or by telephone at (785) 438-4816.
Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.
Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. (KEPCo), a wholesale electric utility that provides power to 19 rural distribution cooperative members in Kansas, is seeking an administrative assistant-receptionist at its Topeka headquarters.
A successful candidate will welcome guests, answer the phones, and process incoming/outgoing mail as well as perform administrative duties for various members of staff such as filing, typing, assisting with meeting and travel arrangements, tracking schedules, and purchasing office supplies, among others.
Applicant must have a high school diploma, or equivalent, at least three years of administrative assistant experience, and appropriate education/training in this field. An Associate Degree or completion of business school is a plus. Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills, be proficient in Microsoft Word, familiar with the basics of Microsoft Excel, and have a valid drivers license.
In accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, KEPCo is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability.
KEPCo offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, pension, and 401k. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to: Margaret Phillips, HR Partners, 1240 SW Oakley, Topeka, Kansas 66604.
4 Rivers Electric Cooperative, Inc. is seeking two Journeyman Linemen: one for the northern district (Lebo office) and one for the southern district (Fredonia office). Contact 4 Rivers at (620) 364-2116 or email your resumé to email@example.com.
Resumes may be mailed to Pioneer Electric Coop Attn: HR, PO Box 368, Ulysses, KS 67880, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or hand delivered to the office at 1850 W Oklahoma Ave Ulysses, KS. Deadline for submission of resumes is Dec. 11, 2019.
Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Journeyman Lineman. CVEC is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative located in Albia, Iowa. Currently serving over 6,200 meters within a service territory of 7 counties. Chariton Valley Electric owns and maintains approximately 1,400 miles of electric power distribution lines. Headquarters in Albia, Iowa, located within minutes of excellent schools, local hospital, Lake Rathbun and excellent hunting.
This position will perform assigned work related to construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution system and related equipment. Requirements will include working in inclement weather conditions, working overtime and being on-call as required.
RUS/Cooperative background is highly desirable; experience in Hot Line preventive maintenance work with rubber gloves and hot line tools is required as well as knowledge of all line materials, assemblies, equipment and apparatus. Applicants must possess a high school education (or equivalent), certification from an accredited Power Line Program, in addition to having completed a 4-year Apprenticeship Program. Applicants must, possess or be able to possess, a Class A CDL with air brakes.
This position includes an excellent NRECA & IAEC benefits package including 401(k), RS pension, paid sick and vacation, along with medical, dental, group term life, and short-term and long-term disability insurance. CVEC is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants should submit a resume and three professional references to:
Heather Anderson, HR/Marketing Coordinator, Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., PO Box 486, Albia, IA 52531 or by email email@example.com.