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

Commissioning Engineer East River Electric Power Cooperative is seeking an engineer to lead the commissioning of substations in the Cooperative's transmission system to ensure that intended equipment operation and safety standards are met. The ideal candidate will have the ability to apply working knowledge of utility construction and compliance standards to ensure 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. We believe cooperatives help build stronger communities. The four Touchstone Energy Cooperative values of integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community are our foundation. These values represent the cooperative difference and why our members trust us to provide reliable and affordable power and service every day. Our Community 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. Learn more about Madison on our website: https://www.eastriver.coop/our-communities/ Key responsibilities include: Manage the commissioning of various substation protection, control, and power circuits. Prepare and implement outage plans, energization plans, test procedures, and detailed commissioning plans. Review designs, specifications, settings and test results of protection and control systems and substation equipment. Plan, coordinate, and document the addition of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) in substations and Fault Current Indicators (FCIs) on the transmission system. Ensure the cooperative's compliance with internal, federal and state standards. Develop reports and technical documentation. Prepare specifications and cost estimates for material and equipment. Operate Auto-CAD, AcSELerator QuickSet, and other related software. Collaborate with field crews and subject matter experts to gain operational and technical experience. Maintain open lines of communication across all functional areas of the Cooperative and member systems. Benefits include: Continuing education assistance; including for P.E. licensure Medical insurance paid 100% for employee only coverage - cost sharing for family plan Employer contribution to a Health Savings Account (HSA) 100% employer paid retirement pension plan 401(k) plan with a matching contribution 9/80 work schedule with 9-hour work days and every other Friday off Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays Total well-being program including free access to financial advisor Want 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. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews scheduled as soon as possible. This institution is an equal opportunity employer and provider. For 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/2977119-317052