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Senior Engineer

Website Copper Valley Electric Association

Wage or Salary:
Up to $160,000 per year

Copper Valley Electric Association is accepting applications for the position of Senior Engineer. This position is open until filled.

Key Tasks

  • Provides engineering and technical support to the Operations and Power Generation departments
  • Provides engineering services required to operate, maintain, and perform capital improvements on generation, transmission, substation, and distribution systems
  • Establishes and maintains proper maintenance schedules and records on all major electrical generation and substation equipment
  • Coordinates with the Operations and Power Generation departments to develop and maintain multi-year work plans
  • Provides training on basic power generation and delivery principles

The Senior Engineer reports to the Chief Operating Officer. There is a six-month probationary period for the successful applicant. Starting salary is up to $160,000 annually, depending upon qualifications and relevance of experience of the candidate.

Additional Information:


  • Position will be located in Glennallen or Valdez, Alaska
  • A valid, or the ability to obtain, Alaska Driver's License is required
  • Must be able to travel between CVEA's Valdez and Copper Basin districts on both a scheduled and emergency basis
  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with ten years in the electric utility industry with progressive transmission and substation, protection and control, or power generation experience
  • A Professional Engineer License is preferred

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