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Staking Technician – Kodiak, Alaska

  • Full Time
  • Kodiak, Alaska
  • Starting Salary within the range of $80,000-$110,000 per year is based on experience and qualifications.
  • Posting End Date: February 21, 2023

Website Kodiak Electric Association, Inc.

Wage or Salary:
Starting Salary within the range of $80,000-$110,000 per year is based on experience and qualifications.

About Kodiak Electric Association, Inc.:

Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. (KEA) is a progressive and innovative standalone generation, transmission and distribution electric cooperative located on spectacular Kodiak Island in the Gulf of Alaska, 252 air miles southwest of Anchorage, serving approximately 6,000 meters. The cooperative is recognized as an industry leader in implementing sustainable, renewable energy solutions with environmental stewardship, and in 2021, our renewable portfolio of hydro and wind generated 99.4% of our power. KEA operates and maintains one hydroelectric plant, one wind farm, a Battery energy storage system (BESS), a Flywheel energy storage system (FESS), two diesel generator power plants, one combined cycle plant, six substations and 388 miles of distribution lines.  Our Vision Statement:  Endeavor to maintain 98% of energy sales with cost effective renewable power solutions for the future of our members and the community.

Position Summary:

This exempt position is responsible for applying sound engineering and land surveying principles to solve design, development, and system improvement problems of the electric distribution system.  High School education or equivalent required.  Must have a basic understanding of electrical theory, or a strong background with computer skills and GIS/CAD drawings.  Must be able to complete staking certification program or equivalent.

The starting salary within the range of $80,000 – $110,000 per year is based on experience and qualifications and benefits include an excellent comprehensive NRECA benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a matching 401(k) plan, and a defined pension plan fully funded by the cooperative.  A signing bonus/relocation assistance will be offered.

 

 

Additional Information:

Kodiak Island has breathtaking pristine scenic beauty, is a sportsman's paradise, and offers numerous fishing, hunting and recreational activities.  This is the land of wild Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, King Salmon, and the mighty Kodiak Brown Bear.  Approximately two-thirds of the island is National Wildlife Refuge.  The Port of Kodiak is consistently ranked as one of the top four fishing ports in the United States.  Alaska’s Emerald Island has a mild, ever-changing maritime climate.

To Apply:

Visit www.kodiakelectric.com for a complete job description and application.  Contact Nancy B. Sweeney, Human Resources, at nbsweeney@kodiak.coop or call 907.486.7709, for more information and to submit your completed application and resume.  This position is open until filled.  KEA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

To apply for this job please visit www.kodiakelectric.com.