Midwest Energy, Inc., an electric and natural gas utility company, is seeking an entry-level electrical engineer to work in its Hays, Kansas office. Midwest Energy serves 50,000 electric customers. The company has $456 million in total electric utility plant and 13,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines.
Position involves the distribution planning, protective device coordination, distribution and substation design and engineering support for the Operations Department. The position duties include (1) develop, plan, direct, coordinate and control the design, construction and operation of distribution facilities and support the system control functions so as to provide efficient, safe and reliable system operations; (2) support of the Outage Management System (OMS), (3) provide line and substation design engineering and construction support; and (4) investigate emerging developments in reliability and distribution technology.
This is an excellent opportunity to grow in an electrical engineering position with a solid organization that can provide a broad spectrum of experience.
Minimum qualifications: (1) Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited university, with preference for power system-related studies, (2) Midwest Energy will accept a recent graduate and will train; preference given for two or more years of progressively responsible experience in electric utility engineering.
Applicable experience includes all phases of electrical design, construction and maintenance with special emphasis in one or more of the following areas: distribution system planning and analysis, protection system coordination, line and substation design. Experience should include use of distribution analysis programs such as Milsoft or CYME or related electric utility experience. Professional registration, or the ability to become registered in the State of Kansas within 5 years is preferred, but not required.
Applicants should submit a resume summarizing their relevant experience and training in the areas outline above, along with a letter of application. This position will remain open until filled.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Midwest Energy, Inc.
Midwest Energy, Inc is Kansas' largest energy cooperative, serving approximately 50,000 electric meters and 43,000 natural gas meters in 41 central and western Kansas counties. Headquartered in Hays, KS Midwest Energy is proud of its growth-oriented and entrepreneurial history. Midwest has 280 employees.