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January 8th, 2020



RE:  Staking Engineer/Engineering Technician in Carrington, ND


Responsibilities:  Design projects based on system work plans, requests for new services and capacity increases, along with identifying projects to improve system performance.  Additional duties would include maintaining the cooperative’s GIS and SCADA systems and programming/troubleshooting electrical apparatuses. 

Northern Plains offers a competitive wage and benefits package.

Application Timeline:  Closing date for this position is February 14th, 2020.  To apply for the position,  fill out an application (link provided below). Send completed application and cover letter to or mail to:

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative

Attn: Engineering & Operations Manager

PO Box 180

Carrington, ND 58421


Supervisor:  Reports to Engineering & Operations Manager.  

Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s in electrical engineering preferred OR Vocational/Technical school degree in electrical, geospatial (GIS), or other related technical field with minimum of 5 years industry experience in the power distribution field.  Valid driver’s license required.  



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Northern Plains Electric Cooperative



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