East River Electric Power Cooperative has an opening for a Transmission Project Engineer looking for an excellent career opportunity in a stable industry! This engineering role will perform and oversee electric transmission line design for new and modifications to current transmission lines. The ideal candidate will have the ability to provide engineering guidance on designs while ensuring compliance with internal, federal and state standards.
East River Electric is a not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative with a service area that covers 40,000 square miles. We deliver wholesale power to our members, which include 24 rural electric distribution cooperatives and one municipally-owned electric system in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota. Our members, in turn, power the properties of the member-owners in their service territories.
This job opportunity is located at our main campus in Madison, South Dakota. Madison boasts a family-friendly, small town atmosphere with a wealth of modern amenities including the new Madison Regional Hospital, the high-tech campus of Dakota State University, a thriving community center and more. The town is centered between two lakes, provides ample recreational opportunities and is a short drive from many of eastern South Dakota's most popular attractions.
Position open until filled with ongoing review of applications.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/DISABLED/VETERAN
Key requirements include:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering
Registration as a Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain such license within four years of hire
A combination of education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of PE registration
Three years of project engineering experience preferred
Excellent communication skills and ability to build positive working relationships
About East River Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.
East River Electric is a not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative. Our main campus is located in Madison, South Dakota and we also operate eight regional service centers.
We deliver wholesale power to our members, which include 24 rural electric distribution cooperatives and one municipally-owned electric system in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota. Our members, in turn, power the homes, farms, schools and businesses of the member-owners in their service territories.
East River exists to enhance the value of our members by providing power, information and innovation. As an electric cooperative, we’re guided by the cooperative principles that govern all co-ops.