Renewable Power System Electrical Engineer

Company Name: Kodiak Electric Association
Phone Number: (907) 486-7700
City: Kodiak
State/Provence: Alaska
Zip: 99615
Job Title: Renewable Power System Electrical Engineer
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Engineering
Posting Start Date: May 1, 2018
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

Kodiak Island has spectacular scenic beauty, is a sportsman’s paradise, and offers numerous fishing, hunting, and recreational activities.  KEA is a progressive and innovative stand-alone generation, transmission, and distribution electric cooperative located on 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 98.3% of our 2017 generation portfolio came from renewable resources.  KEA owns, operates, and maintains a hydroelectric facility, a cutting edge wind farm with a battery bank integrating hydro and wind resources as an integrated renewable generation system, four diesel generator power plants, six substations, and 348 miles of distribution lines.

This position is responsible for electrical engineering efforts primarily for the transmission and distribution parts of the system, but will be involved in supporting all electrical engineering aspects for the cooperative.  Will ensure that our renewable powered electrical system meets the present and future requirements, and is rendering safe, efficient, and dependable service to member-owners at the lowest possible cost, in accordance with established objectives, policies, and plans.

KEA offers a competitive starting salary based on qualifications and experience, a relocation reimbursement, and an excellent NRECA benefit package including comprehensive insurance programs and retirement plans.

Experience Required:

Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.) from an ABET accredited curriculum is required.  Work experience utilizing practical application of skills with renewable energy systems or a distribution/transmission utility or related organization is preferred.  Must be familiar with engineering fundamentals and have an effective working knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code (N.E.S.C.), National Electric Code (N.E.C.), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A.) regulations, and other appropriate codes, statutes, and utility tariffs, and basic surveying principles.

How to Apply:

Contact Nancy B. Sweeney, Human Resources, Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. for more information: email; phone 907.486.7709.  The complete position guide and application documents are on our website:

Posting End Date: June 29, 2018