More than power, we're about people. At Great River Energy (GRE), people are our first priority--both customers and employees. Here, you will find a team-centered environment that's rewarding, challenging, and exciting. As a cooperative-owned generation and transmission company, we are Minnesota's second largest utility based on generating capacity.
We are currently looking for two Substation Engineering Technicians who will be responsible for providing design and technical support for Substation Relay and Controls projects.
Supporting the design of Substation Relay and Controls projects by using AutoCAD.
Updating Maximo, Adept, and Primavera with project related data.
Performing design duties as assigned for substation construction projects to ensure accuracy by using GRE and NESC (National Electric Safety Code) standards and specifications for projects.
To qualify, you will typically have:
Hire #1 - A two year technical degree (such as drafting, electricity, electronics, or architecture) and typically 0-3 years of design or utility industry related experience.
Hire #2 - A two year technical degree (such as drafting, electricity, electronics, or architecture) and typically 5+ years of design or utility industry related experience.
Experience with drafting relay and controls drawings preferred.
Knowledge of physics and algebraic principles and safety practices.
Knowledge of utility and environmental codes and standards preferred.
Knowledge of engineering principles within specialty preferred.
Demonstrated skill in using industry-and job-related software, including AutoCAD, highly preferred.
Ability to collect and analyze field data.
Ability to design drawings for review by engineers.
Project management, problem solving, and teamwork skills.
Ability to identify and distinguish colors is required.
Qualified professionals will find we have a lot to offer: competitive compensation, continued education, an on-site workout facility, generous retirement plan, along with many more benefits. Qualified candidates, please apply atwww.greatriverenergy.com under the Careers tab by February 25, 2019. GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.
Internal Number: 2019-1304
About Great River Energy
Powering what’s possible
Great River Energy is a not-for-profit electricity provider owned by our 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin for which we generate and transmit electricity. We provide wholesale electric service to our member owners who distribute electricity to approximately 660,000 member consumers - or about 1.7 million people.
A diverse mix of generation resources - Our power plants generate more than 2,800 megawatts of electricity and several solar arrays capable of producing 650 kilowatts. In addition, we purchase wind and hydroelectric energy.
Your electricity is delivered through power lines to you. Every time you plug in your toaster, television or other electrical device, a system of power lines goes to work to bring you the power you need. Our job at Great River Energy is to keep the lights on by providing a safe & reliable supply of electricity.