Careers

Midwest Energy Job Opportunities

Midwest Energy offers exciting careers in the Electric and Natural Gas industries in dozens of locations in our service area 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 e-mail an application and/or resume with indication of the position of interest to: recruitment@mwenergy.com.  Include your resume as an attachment as a .pdf or .doc file.

If you have additional questions, feel free to contact our Human Resources department at 1-800-222-3121. 

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

Current Job Openings

  • Welder I

    Colby

    Midwest Energy, Inc. is seeking a Welder I to perform various types of welding and metal fabrication. Must demonstrate the skills necessary to construct and maintain the natural gas distribution system, and to provide high quality gas service to all customers. 

    Must have one (1) year gas welding experience, preferably pipeline, and be able to successfully complete the Gas Maintenance Program within the allowable time frame to be able to take call out.   

    Must be capable of making electric arc welds on gas piping under the API 1104 Welding of Pipelines & Related Facilities.  The individual must complete the API 1104 and associated Operator Qualifications (OQ) and complete the Midwest Energy Gas Maintenance Program within the allowable time frame.  Kansas Driver’s License (CDL Class A) is required. 

    Submit an application for employement and a resume to the Human Resources Department by email, recruitment@mwenergy.com by March 3, 2021. This position will be filled on thebasis of experience, competency, performance, qualifications & fit.

    Close Date: March 03, 2021
  • Lineman Summer Internship for 2021

    Hays, Great Bend

    Midwest Energy Inc. is presently seeking applicants for internships for the summer of 2021. Currently MWE has four (4) openings, two (2) in the Hays service territory and two (2) in the Great Bend service territory.

    Interested candidates may apply for these positions by emailing a cover letter, application for employment form along with a complete resume to: recruitment@mwenergy.com.  Refer to our website: https://www.mwenergy.com/careers for our application form.

    Applications will be accepted from the date of this posting through April 16th, 2021.

    MWE is an Electric Cooperative equal opportunity employer, located in NW Kansas with both Gas & Electric service in 45 counties serving nearly 50,000 electric customers and 47,000 gas customers.

    Close Date: April 16, 2021
  • Field Service Representative, Great Bend, KS

    Great Bend

    Midwest Energy, Inc. is looking for a Field Service Representative to assist in the coordination and planning of electric and/or natural gas facilities by obtaining easements, planning location, survey routing and in the preparation and filing of appropriate supporting documents. The Field Service Representative coordinates work with customers to provide safe, prompt, efficient, and reliable energy service. This position is also assigned responsibility for targeted Midwest Energy initiatives as needed.  

    Education, Experience and Certifications

    Required:

    High school graduate or General Education Development (GED).

    Experience in electric or gas construction.

    Knowledge of applicable OSHA Rules and Regulations, NESC, NEC

    State of Kansas Notary Public certificate required or obtained within 6 months

    UAS (drone) License required or must be obtained within 12 months

    Must hold and maintain a valid Driver’s License

    Basic-level skills in the Microsoft Office Suite is required, intermediate-level proficiency is preferred

    Desired:

    Experience working with staking software

    Ability to acquire working knowledge of GeoDigital WorkStudio staking software within 6 months

    Knowledge of applicable NERC Reliability Standards, DOT and EPA regulations

    Experience with GPS, understanding of GIS mapping terminology, and surveying concepts

    Working knowledge of electric construction standards

    Key Competencies:

    1. Proficiency in establishing and achieving company goals through the implementation of work plans and project management
    2. Ability to provide quality customer service and establish effective working relationships with Midwest Energy internal departments, consultants, vendors, subcontractors, other utility companies, and government agencies.
    3. Skilled in verbal and written communication to correspond with customers, community members, cross-functional teams, co-workers, and managers
    4. Ability to interpret system maps, engineering drawings and staking sheets
    5. Ability to apply engineering theory to the design of electric distribution and transmission lines
    6. Proven analytical, technical and mathematical skills
    7. Demonstrated ability to operate, maintain and safeguard equipment
    8. Ability to organize work and meet deadlines, primarily without supervision

     

    Submit a resume and application for employment to the Human Resources Department by March 12, 2021.  This position will be filled on the basis of experience, competency, performance, qualifications & fit.  

    Close Date: March 12, 2021
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