Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative (MWEC) is seeking a highly skilled Electrical Engineer. Under the supervision of the Senior Operations Electrical Engineer and the General Manager, the Electrical Engineer performs engineering and planning for the Coop’s electrical system and participates in the formulation and enforcement of Coop policies, standards, and specifications. The Electrical Engineer must exercise a high degree of decision-making that involves interpretation and application of Coop policy, along with analysis of fact and circumstance. The selected individual must possess thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and best practices, and exceptional analytical reasoning skills, with the ability to make informed, evidence-based decisions.
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.
The selected candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology and must have 3 to 5 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer. 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), and must be able to operate a motorized vehicle without the assistance of another employee. The salary range for this position is $70,000 - $100,000, dependent on qualifications and experience.
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