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Midwest Energy Job Opportunities

Midwest Energy offers exciting careers in the Electric and Natural Gas industries in dozens of locations throughout Central and Western Kansas. As an equal opportunity employer, Midwest Energy will accept applications and/or resumes for those positions that are open and available to external candidates. 

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Please forward an application and/or resume with indication of the position of interest to:

Midwest Energy, Inc.
Administrative Services Department
P O Box 898
Hays, KS 67601

or email a resume (Include your resume in the body of the email, or attach as a .doc file.)

You may also download and print out an application form and an optional application data form in PDF format.

Current Job Openings

  • Electric Meter Technician

    Hays

    Midwest Energy, Inc. has an opening for an Electric Meter Technician.  

    Journeyman Electric Meter Technician, Apprentice Electric Meter Technician, 3rd Year,     Apprentice Electric Meter Technician, 2nd Year, Apprentice Electric Meter Technician, 1st Year

    Primary duties include the installing, testing, inspecting, and repairing of electronic revenue metering equipment including instrument transformers, and related hardware.  Assist with operating meter/instrument rated test equipment required to test and diagnose electric metering circuit and equipment.  Work with alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) circuits from 48 to 600 volts.

    Associates degree or certificate of completion from a technical school in electronics, computer-controlled instruments, electrical theory or applied electrical principles. A combination of experience and education/training will be accepted in lieu of education requirement.

    A minimum of two years job experience in electric work, to include electrician work, electric utility work, or other related work in the electric field (1000 volts and below).   Prefer: work experience related to the installation and maintenance of instrument rated electric metering, previous Automated Meter Information system experience, and experience writing meter programs.

    Knowledge of principles of electricity, metering theory, electronic circuitry and math proficiency. A thorough knowledge of meter servicing, electrical and electronic circuitry, National Electric Code and the National Electric Safety Code. Working knowledge of basic electric tools and equipment, such volt meters, amp meters, and phasing meters. Prefer: advanced electric and meter theory knowledge.

    Must be able to read and interpret electrical drawings, instructions, and diagrams. Skilled at troubleshooting, evaluating and repairing electronic equipment. Must have intermediate level of proficiency in the Mircosoft Office Suite. Must have current knowledge, or possess the technical competency, to use industry software and operate meter and instrument transformer test equipment.

    Must have demonstrated ability to work on own with minimal day-to-day supervision, and initiative to be a self-starter. Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to details. Proficient math skills with the ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages. Accurate record keeping skills, reliability, and dependability. Able to work independently and cooperatively with other departments and coworkers. Able to plan, coordinate, and organize supplies and equipment for meter installation and testing. Maintain safety awareness and comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures to assure a safe working environment. A valid Kansas Driver’s License is required.

    About 80% of work day involves general meter activities in the field with the remaining 20% in the office. While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, may be exposed to electrical hazards.

    If interested, submit a resume with a letter of application to the Administrative Services Department, recruitment@mwenergy.com  by November 1, 2019.  This position will be filled on the basis of individual skill, merit, ability, fitness and efficiency.

    Close Date: November 02, 2019
  • Fleet Coordinator

    Hays, KS and Great Bend, KS

    Midwest Energy, Inc. has an opening for a Fleet Coordinator to insure the availability of safe, reliable and efficient fleet equipment through development and implementation of sound fleet practices.  The Fleet Coordinator will support the Fleet Manager in coordinating and managing fleet vehicle purchases, budget preparation, negotiating with vendors for cost effectiveness, and specification compliance. The Fleet Coordinator also supports putting vehicles into service, vehicle repair, vehicle maintenance, and warranty administration.

    Two-year college degree or technical degree or equivalent experience, with emphases in utility and/or construction equipment maintenance and operation.

    Minimum of five years’ experience in fleet equipment maintenance. Experience in utility or construction equipment preferred. Demonstrated sound knowledge of safety practices. Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices used in the operation and maintenance of vehicles and equipment.  Must be familiar with DOT, EPA, ANSI and OSHA Rules and Regulations.  

    Skilled in organizing, planning, directing and supervising fleet operations and activities. Ability to assess programs, processes, and practices to originate new ideas, methods, and approaches to fleet management. Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communication to correspond with community members, cross-functional teams, co-workers, and managers. Demonstrated computer skills and intermediate-level proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.

    Demonstrated ability to prioritize effectively in a fast paced environment. Demonstrated ability to organize and plan his/her own work and meet deadlines. Proficiency in establishing and achieving company goals through the implementation of work plans and project management. Ability to provide quality customer service and establish effective working relationships with Midwest Energy employees, consultants, vendors, subcontractors and other utility companies. Demonstrated proficiency in motivating, training, and developing employees across departmental lines to achieve maximum productivity, safety, and work performance. Must possess a valid Kansas Commercial Driver’s License and have a safe driving record.

    Normal office conditions with considerable field work in all types of weather.  Assists in emergency situations.

    Submit a resume with a letter of application to the Administrative Services Department by October 30, 2019. This position will be filled on the basis of individual skill, merit, ability, fitness and efficiency. Email resume and letter of application to: recruitment@mwenergy.com .

    Close Date: October 30, 2019
  • Field Service Represenative

    Great Bend, KS

     Midwest Energy is seeking an individual to assist in the coordination and planning of electric and natural gas facilities by obtaining easements, planning location, survey routing and in the preparation and filing of appropriate supporting documents. Coordinates work with customers' requirements so as to provide safe, prompt, efficient, and reliable energy service. Consults with customers and markets for electric and natural gas sales. This position is located in Great Bend, Kansas.

    Education and skill requirements: A four-year degree, associate degree or program completion certificate from an accredited institution in civil or mechanical engineering, pre-engineering, construction, or related field in technical services. Experience in electric and/or gas construction or engineering.  Experience with staking software a plus A combination of experience and education will be considered in lieu of education and experience requirements.

    Working knowledge desired in National Electrical Safety Code, National Electric Code, DOT and gas regulations, OSHA rules and regulations and NFPA 54. Prefer candidate with working knowledge of basic gas flows for sizing gas services, electric codes and construction, and compliance.

    Must have the ability to work independently and without supervision.  Must have ability to communicate effectively with customers, general public, real estate developers, and government agencies in acquiring right-of-way easements and related activities.  Must possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office. 

    Must possess a valid Kansas Drivers License and have a safe driving record.

    Working Conditions:  Normal office conditions with considerable field work in all types of weather.  Assists in emergency situations.

    Any interested applicant should submit a resume with a letter of application to the Administrative Services Department.  This position will be filled on the basis of individual skill, merit, ability, fitness and efficiency.  Open until filled.

    Close Date:
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