Procurement Coordinator
Innovative Energy Alliance Cooperative (IEA), Bismarck

Innovative Energy Alliance Cooperative (IEA) is seeking an Procurement Coordinator to join our team. IEA is a professional management and service cooperative that provides member-focused support for KEM, Maintenance Solutions, Mor-Gran-Sou, Roughrider and Slope Electric Cooperatives, as well as WDUS Holdings, LLC, which includes subsidiaries 3C Construction, LLC and West Dakota Utility Services, LLC in North Dakota.

This position coordinates the procurement and sourcing for the member cooperatives of the Innovative Energy Alliance (IEA). Main responsibilities include inventory management, equipment and material purchasing, vendor relations, contract negotiations, procurement process coordination, logistics, and maintaining accurate records.

To perform effectively in this position, a bachelor’s degree in business, finance or related field and 3-5 years of directly applicable experience are required. Certification in ISM CPSM and/or APICS CSCP, CPIM preferred. Knowledge of utility operations and experience with purchasing applications are preferred. This position requires an in-depth knowledge using personal computers, Microsoft Office software, digital engagement, and marketing. Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication and time management skills are required.

IEA offers a competitive wage, an excellent cooperative benefits package, and work-life balance.

To learn more about Innovative Energy Alliance Cooperative, view the full job description, and additional job posting information visit and click "Careers/IEA Careers".

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and completed IEA employment application to This position will be closed when filled. Access

Electrical Engineer
Northern Plains Electric Cooperative, Carrington

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the design, coordination, overcurrent protection, voltage regulation, load balancing, planning, and troubleshooting of the Cooperative’s electric power distribution system. Additionally, this position will assist with the Cooperative’s AMI system and the supporting communication infrastructure.

This is a full-time position with benefits. 

Reports to Engineering Manager. 

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree from accredited University in Electrical Engineering preferred.  Valid driver’s license required. 

Essential and Physical Functions
Must have sufficient physical health to perform the essential functions, duties and responsibilities of the job.  Must be able to lift, push, or pull up to 50lbs.  Must be able to do the following: Stoop, kneel, crouch, type on a keyboard, walk for long distances, walk on rough terrain, and sit for extended periods.

Application Timeline
Position open until filled.  To apply for the position, visit: to fill out an NPEC application.

Assistant Director of Finance
Grand Electric Cooperative, Inc, Bison, SD

Grand Electric Cooperative, Inc. has an opening for an Assistant Director of Finance position at its headquarters office in Bison, SD.  The successful applicant must have a BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and a minimum of three years of experience in auditing, finance, or accounting. Preference will be given to Certified Public Accountant applicants.  

This is a unique experience as the applicant will also assist with the financial and member aspects of a communications Cooperative that provides voice, video, and broadband services, allowing professional growth in three diverse industries. Job duties include assisting the Director of Finance in developing annual budgets, managing financial functions, overseeing the Accounting department, managing strategic planning and prepare numerous regulatory reports for various state and federal government agencies. 

This position offers excellent pay, health, vision and dental insurance, multiple life insurances, long and short-term disability programs. In addition to offering a very competitive 401k savings plan, employees are provided a retirement and security program, which is fully funded by the Cooperatives. The Cooperatives are headquartered in the northwest corner of SD, the area offers many outdoor activities including skiing, snowshoeing, hunting, fishing (both summer and ice), rodeoing and many other activities, along with excellent public schools. Interested candidates should send their resume to Tori Kling, Director of Finance, Grand Electric Cooperative, P.O. Box 39, Bison, SD 57620. Grand Electric is an equal opportunity employer. This position will remain open until filled.