Join the award-winning culture at Great River Energy - a Healthiest 100 Employer, Great Places to Work Certified, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Company and more.
We are excited to add a skilled telecommunications technician electrician to our service center in the heart of lake country, Alexandria, MN.
We have a lot to offer you...competitive wages, work/life balance, comprehensive benefits package, wellness programs, continuing education, generous retirement plan, a team-based, collaborative culture and more!
Performs and/or assists in the installation, testing, and checkout of telecommunication equipment such as:
fiber optics systems,
networking- routers and switches, modems, ethernet
wideband microwave equipment, microwave voice and data, MiMo, towers,
supervisory control and data acquisition, RTUs,
load management, digital and analog equipment,
mobile radio systems, phone systems, telecommunication generators, batteries and chargers.
Develops and updates maintenance procedures along with maintaining equipment records.
Must be able to reside within 30 miles living radius or 45 mile driving distance from the reporting location. Relocation allowance available.
A two year technical degree, diploma or certifications in telecommunications, networks, and/or wireless communication plus a minimum of 3 years’ experience and knowledge in telecommunications, networks, or wireless communications.
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.