Employment

POWER SYSTEM OPERATOR

Joint-action electric utility seeks an individual to operate and manage the operations of the Agency’s electric power system consistent with regulatory standards and Agency guidelines. Qualifications for the position:

  • Two‑year degree in electrical power engineering technology, or the equivalent. 
  • North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) certification. If not certified, candidate will be required to obtain NERC certification within 6 months of hire date.
  • Understanding of NERC standards, Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) policies and procedures, and other regional transmission operator business practices.
  • Working knowledge of interconnected power system operations, generation and transmission systems, power pooling, computer systems, SCADA equipment, and metering and relaying equipment.
  • Able to work a rotating shift including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Please submit resume to:

Sandra K. Feehan
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
500 First Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
www.smmpa.com


POWER PLANT OPERATOR

Joint-action electric utility seeks an individual with a two‑year degree in an electrical or mechanical technician program (or equivalent work experience) to operate and maintain an Agency-owned generation facility, located in Owatonna Minnesota, in compliance with all applicable state and federal and industry related regulations. Experience in the operations and maintenance of diesel engines, combustion turbines, or electric generators preferred. Knowledge of electronic instrumentation, control equipment, or mechanical equipment repair/maintenance also preferred.

Please submit resume to:

Sandra K. Feehan
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
500 First Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902
www.smmpa.com