Senior Operations Electrical Engineer– North Dakota
Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative (MWEC) is seeking a highly-skilled senior leadership position as Senior Operations Electrical Engineer reporting directly to the General Manager. The position oversees the engineering, construction, operations, and maintenance functions of the utility to assure modern design of electric distribution facilities to meet the highest standards of capacity and condition, and reflect the efficient utilization of construction and operation methods, techniques, and equipment. The Senior Electrical Engineer also performs the engineering and planning for the Cooperative’s electrical system, assuring the enforcement of the utility’s policies, standards, and specifications. Direct reports include the Meter/Relay Supervisor, Electric/Substation Supervisor, Electrical Engineer, Asset Manager & Compliance, Operations Procedures Administrator, Operations Supervisor, Material/Warehouse Supervisor, and Civil Engineer.
MWEC is a nonprofit, member-owned electric cooperative serving Mountrail and Williams counties with headquarters in Williston, North Dakota, with offices in Stanley and New Town. The coop has annual operating revenues of $174 million, roughly 2,600,000,000 KWH of purchased power, and 2,500,000,000 KWH in sales, distributed over roughly 300 miles of transmission and 5,500 miles of distribution lines to provide quality electric service to approximately 21,600 consumers. Williston, located at the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers, just 60 miles from the Canadian border and 18 miles from the Montana border, has a population of 27,500 and is recognized as a regional center for business, leisure, and economic development.
This selected candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology and should have five years of progressively responsible experience in electric utility or equivalent (cooperative or municipal utility preferred). A Professional Engineer’s license or the ability to obtain a P.E. license within six months of employment is required. The candidate must have a valid North Dakota driver’s license (or ability to obtain one), with the ability to operate a motorized vehicle without the assistance of another employee. The salary range for this position is $150,000 - $175,000, dependent on qualifications and experience.
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