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Substation Electrician – Communications and Controls Engineering

  • Full Time
  • Kodiak, Alaska
  • $60.60 per hour
  • This position has been filled
  • Posting End Date: December 31, 2022

Website Kodiak Electric Association, Inc.

Wage or Salary:
$60.60 per hour

Substation Electrician – Communications and Controls Engineering, Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) in Kodiak, Alaska.  This full-time union position is responsible for the integrity, reliability, and protection of the cooperative’s transmission and distribution substation system supplying power to our island communities.

Must be a graduate of an approved Substation apprenticeship program or have a valid State of Alaska Certificate of Fitness as a Journeyman Electrician and be a graduate of an approved Electrical Wireman/Electrician/Meterman apprenticeship.  Minimum of three years of experience in the electrical field is required.  Must be able to perform all required duties of a qualified Journeyman Electrician, and be familiar with National Electric Safety Code, National Electric Code, OSHA rules and regulations, APPA Safety Manual and other applicable safety codes, RUS List of Materials, and RUS construction specifications.  Must be familiar with underground and overhead generation, transmission, and distribution substation systems, and have the ability to construct, operate and repair electrical substation systems.

KEA offers an excellent comprehensive NRECA and IBEW benefits package.  Signing bonus/relocation assistance offered.  Alaska does not have a state income tax.

Visit for a complete job description and application.  Email Nancy B. Sweeney, Human Resources, at for more information.  This position is open until filled.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Additional Information:

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 with 388 miles of line.  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.

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 King Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, Halibut, and the great 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.