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Journeyman Lineworker
Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative, Columbus
Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative has immediate openings for full-time Journeyman Lineworkers at the Cooperative's headquarters in Columbus, ND. Duties include construction, maintenance and repair work on distribution and transmission lines and related facilities. Requires a high school diploma and Lineworker school certificate. Valid class A CDL driver's license is required.

These positions offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Qualified applicants should fill out an application which can be obtained at the Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative office in Columbus, or by calling the Burke-Divide office and requesting it be sent. It can also be downloaded below. The application should be mailed or emailed along with a resume and three references to:

Eric Sieg, Operations Supervisor
Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative
P.O. Box 6
Columbus, ND 58727
eric@bdec.coop
These positions will remain open until filled.

Director of Communications
North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives, Mandan
The North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives (NDAREC) is a statewide trade association headquartered in Mandan, N.D., that seeks qualified, experienced applicants for the position of director of communications and government relations. This position also serves as NDAREC’s general counsel. Click here for full description.

Communication Coordinator

Cass County Electric Cooperative, Fargo

COMMUNICATION COORDINATOR Position Location: Fargo Service Center

PURPOSE FOR THE POSITION:
• To effectively communicate the cooperative corporate mission, programs, services, policies, and new developments to the membership, general public, and the media.
• To prepare, edit and publish cooperative publications, maintain and update cooperative web site, blog and social media sites.
• To assist in development and evaluation of advertising campaigns and produce sales/informational materials.
• Serves as a service bureau for employees in communication related areas such as the development of visual and oral presentations, written correspondence, speech writing/editing and special projects.

ABILITIES/SKILLS:
• Speak clearly and listen carefully
• Use personal judgment and specialized knowledge to give information to people
• Communicate well with many different kinds of people
• Maintains assigned equipment and supplies
• Change easily and frequently from one activity to another
• Use eyes, hand, and fingers accurately while operating a telephone, computer keyboard, etc.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• High School and bachelor (four-year) degree in journalism, communications, English, or related major is required. Closely related and progressive job experience may substitute for a portion of the educational requirements.
• 1 to 2 years of communication and web site design experience required.
• Further training in social media, photography, both 35mm and video, public relations preferred.

This is a regular full-time employment position. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Excellent benefit package.

Cass County Electric Cooperative is a not-for-profit, customer owned electric distribution system serving 36,000 members in an eight-county area in southeastern North Dakota. Our headquarters office is located in Fargo, North Dakota, and we have service centers in Kindred, Fargo, Valley City, Lisbon and Arthur. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To request an application packet, please e-mail your name and mailing address to the Manager of Human Resources at lotterson@kwh.com on or before August 15, 2104.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Cass County Electric Cooperative Inc is a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug tests and background checks.

Operations Manager
Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative, Columbus
Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative has a position opening for a full-time Operations Manager.Click here for position description.

Electrical Engineer
McKenzie Electric Cooperative, Watford City
McKenzie Electric Cooperative has a position opening for an Electrical Engineer. Click here for position description.

Member Services Representative
McLean Electric Cooperative, Garrison
McLean Electric Cooperative is seeking applicants for its member services representative position.

The member services representative manages and coordinates the activities of member education and community relations, member service, promotion of power use and economic and community development. This position reports to the General Manager.

Typical responsibilities include:
• Plan, control, organize, coordinate and directs all marketing and member services activities of McLean Electric.
• Implements energy efficiency and conservation programs.
• Is in contact with the media to promote MEC activities and information to the consumers.
• Writes edits and designs print ads and radio spots, news releases, members’ newsletters and center pages of ND Living Magazine.
• Takes photographs of MEC activities for publishing and files.
• Creates and writes brochures, articles and other promotional material to further the awareness of the Cooperative’s Safety programs and services.
• Makes presentations to and coordinates school and youth programs.
• Manages the marketing budget for Cooperative products and services. Creates budgets, ads and makes radio and print buys.
• Organizes and coordinates the MEC annual meeting.
• Provides design and content input for the Cooperative web site with the goal to keep the site current.
• Serves member/customers by providing service requested, answering questions and offering assistance.
• Must further the public understanding and acceptance of the Cooperative’s objectives.
• Must be customer service oriented at all times.
• Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree is preferred and experience with Cooperative Member Services Communication and Marketing is also a plus.
• The highest degree of integrity, honesty, pleasant disposition and extreme tact are essential.
• Ability to perform energy audits and solve member electrical problems.
• Must be able to handle numerous assignments simultaneously without becoming distressed.
• Must be dependable and timely.
• Must maintain a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
• Responsible for assigned vehicle and other business equipment assigned.
• Must be able to communicate with employees at all levels of the Cooperative and the public. Must be able to answer routine questions regarding media relations and member programs.
• Frequently sits while working at desk or driving.
• Walks and climbs stairs in order to perform job duties.
• Frequently stoops, bends, squats, carries and lifts.
• Must be able to design media related programs and implement such programs.
• Must meet all publication deadlines.
• Good verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational and problem solving skills, ability to interact in a positive manner with internal and external contacts, ability to use computer and related equipment, ability to understand verbal/written instructions.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to Martin Dahl, martindd@mcleanelectric.com. This position will remain opened until filled.

Apprentice or Journeyman Line Worker
McKenzie Electric Cooperative, Watford City
McKenzie Electric Cooperative, Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Apprentice or Journeyman Line Worker. The successful applicant will perform all necessary tasks in the construction and operation of overhead and underground lines. This position also requires manual labor such as climbing poles, shoveling, digging trenches, tamping, backfilling and lifting.

Educational requirements are: high school graduate or equivalent and a degree from a Line Worker Training facility. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid North Dakota commercial driver’s license. All offers of employment are contingent on passing a physical and drug screening. Application form can be located at www.mckenzieelectric.com. Position is open until filled. A resume and completed application form can be submitted to:

Tim Melby, Business Manager
McKenzie Electric Cooperative, Inc.
P.O. Box 649
Watford City, ND 58854
tmelby@mckenzielectric.com
701-444-9288
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Information Technology Specialist
McKenzie Electric Cooperative, Watford City
McKenzie Electric Cooperative has a position opening for an Information Technology Specialist. Purpose: Provide overall technological expertise; specifically, advanced computer desktop support, computer network administration and coordination of third party computer and network support for the cooperative, perform data analysis and custom report writing. Bachelor’s degree, more than two years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. SQL, Access and Crystal Reporting education or experience is a plus. This position offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. For more information and an application for this position, please visit our website at www.mckenzieelectric.com. This position is open until filled. Qualified applicants should send or email an application and resume to:

Tim Melby, Business Manager
McKenzie Electric Cooperative, Inc.
P.O. Box 649
Watford City, ND 58854
tmelby@mckenzielectric.com
701-444-9288
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Seasonal Apprentice Lineworker
Slope Electric Cooperative, New England

Seasonal Apprentice Lineworker, New England

Seasonal Apprentice Lineworker
Verendrye Electric Cooperative, Velva
Submit resume and job application via email to dangk@verendrye.com or mail it to Dan Kudrna at Verendrye Electric Cooperative, Inc, 615 Hwy 52 W, Velva, ND 58790. The job application can be found at www.verendrye.com. Click on “About Us”, then “Employment Opportunities” and job application.

Seasonal Apprentice Lineworker, Velva

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