Dairyland is proud of our People First culture centered around appreciation, celebrating wins and collaboration. We’ve worked hard to ensure alignment between our culture and our processes and systems, learning and development and rewards and recognition programs.
As a team, we work together to leverage the team’s diverse perspectives, ideas and experiences to deliver nothing less than the best. We are collaborative, transparent and committed to our People and their work experience, growth and professional development.
The Telecommunications Engineer I position will research, design, implement, administer, and find design solutions for telecommunications systems for Dairyland, member cooperatives, and other entities with which Dairyland Power may have the opportunity to do business.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Work in a team environment to design and develop telecommunications systems for Dairyland, its member cooperatives, municipals, and other entities with which Dairyland interconnects.
Design and coordinate the installation of telecommunications for all Dairyland Power Cooperative functions with emphasis on:
Microwave networks and the Dairyland mobile radio system
Mobile radio systems
Load management system
Phone and voice mail systems
Voice logging systems
Field security systems
Education & Experience: Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering or Industrial Technology with specialization in Telecommunications or Control Systems.
Skills: Computer literacy and experience and knowledge of engineering software. Ability to differentiate colors.
Licenses and Certifications: Valid Driver’s License.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand/sit; walk; use hands/fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Environmental Demands: Works primarily indoors. May work around electrical hazards with some exposure to r-f radiation in electric substations and power plants and transmitter sites.
Other Job Characteristics: Available for after-hours call. Extended hours and overnight travel is sometimes required. Interaction skills are required for working with DPC and cooperative personnel, manufacturers, instructors, salespeople, and other utility personnel. Work under limited supervision. Must be both a team-oriented and an independent knowledge worker as required. Variably paced work.
We are committed to providing our greatest asset, our People, with as many perks and benefits as possible. Some benefits of working with us include:
Health & disability benefits (medical, dental, vision, short & long-term disability)
Dairyland is proud of its history as a pioneer in rural electrification. The generation and transmission cooperative formed in 1941, bringing light and power to the homes and farms in “America’s Dairyland.” Specifically serving rural communities and countryside, Dairyland continues to ease work conditions and improve quality of life for residents by delivering a safe, reliable supply of energy in its four-state service territory.