East River Electric Power Cooperative Design Engineer in Madison, South Dakota

Design EngineerEast River Electric Power Cooperative has an opening for a Design Engineer with a great career opportunity. We are looking for knowledgeable engineers who can prepare and review designs and specifications for our transmission system. 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.Our CommunityThis 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.Learn more about Madison on our website: https://www.eastriver.coop/our-communities/Key responsibilities include:Design, prepare and review plans and specifications for transmission lines and substationsEnsure the cooperative's compliance with internal, federal and state standardsAssist with the overall development of the electrical systemCoordinate multiple complex projects while effectively communicating with internal and external personnelKey requirements include:Bachelor's degree in civil or electrical engineeringRegistration as a Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain such license within four years of hireProven project management abilityExcellent communication skills and ability to develop positive working relationshipsDemonstrated proficiency with Auto-CAD, PLS-CADD, and MS Office productsBenefits include:Retirement pension plan401(k) plan with a matching contributionMedical insurance and a Health Savings AccountPaid vacation, sick leave, and holidaysFlexible 9/80 work schedule with 9-hour work days and every other Friday offWant to learn more about East River? Visit our website's career pages and hear what our current employees have to say.Questions? Contact hr@eastriver.coop or (605) 256-4536.Position open until filled with initial review of applications starting on March 25, 2019.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/DISABLED/VETERANFor more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1023678-316878