Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in MVEC, an equal opportunity employer. MVEC currently has the following open position:

System Operator

Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC), a progressive south metro member-owned utility, is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of System Operator. The candidate will develop and implement industry-leading dispatch-related software programs, including manufacturer-supplied software and equipment, be responsible for electrical system operations, and able to perform within IEEE and MVEC standards. Must understand and utilize all phases of computerized outage system, SCADA, GIS and AVL. Must be knowledgeable in programming language such as PLC, have a working understanding of technology integration techniques, operating procedures, and safety rules. This position will lead major technology initiatives, including developing, planning, and implementing custom software and database applications to meet the needs of Minnesota’s 5th largest electric co-op. Serve as dispatcher, perform load studies, direct outage restorations, and monitor substation equipment during line switching and peak demand periods. Trade school or college degree with emphasis in electrical and computer courses needed; two years electric utility system operations experience preferred.

Please send resume with professional references and salary requirements by February 20, 2015, to:

Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative
Attn: Human Resources
125 Minnesota Valley Electric Drive
Jordan, MN 55352
Fax: 952.492.8281
e-mail: Info@mvec.net

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