East River Electric Power Cooperative has an opening for a Substation Engineer with a great career opportunity. We are looking for a knowledgeable engineer who can prepare and review designs and specifications for distribution and transmission substations. The ideal candidate will have the ability to apply working knowledge of substation and transmission material and construction standards to ensure compliance with sound engineering practices.
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.
This 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.