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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

  • Journeyman Lineman, Apprentice Lineman, 4th Year, 3rd Year, 2nd Year, Student

    Sharon Springs

    Midwest Energy, Inc. is seeking a Journeyman Lineman, Apprentice Lineman, 4th Year, 3rd, Year, 2nd Year, Student to demonstrate the skills necessary to construct and maintain the electric distribution system by providing high quality electric service to all customers.

    High school graduate plus advanced trade knowledge equivalent to one or more years of apprenticeship is required. Previous work experience as a lineman or a certificate in electric power distribution or electrical power technology from a technical school fulfills this requirement.

    A minimum of one year of experience in construction and maintenance of electric utility system or other related fields is preferred. 

    Must possess general knowledge of all operational aspects of electrical transmission and distribution systems within a reasonable time span.  Must become familiar with the Company Safety Manual, Construction Specifications, Approved List of Materials, National Electric Safety Code, OSHA Rules and Regulations, and the National Electric Code within a reasonable time span.

    Must have a basic understanding of the construction and operation of an electrical distribution system and the ability to learn and apply construction standards. Should be skilled in the areas of teamwork, organizing, planning, and following directions to enhance the efforts of the crew.  Must have customer service skills and possess good writing, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Good math aptitude required. Will be required to complete the Midwest Energy Apprentice Lineman Program. Must demonstrate the aptitude and ability to pass all Company certification requirement tests. Experience in the use of personal computers is preferred (working knowledge of Word and Excel applications). A valid Kansas Driver’s License (CDL Class A) is required.

    Student: High school diploma is required. Post-secondary education in related field is preferred. Within six months, the individual must obtain Company climbing certificate and acquire a Commercial Driver’s License Class A with a medical card. Individual must be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the construction and operation of an electrical distribution system and the ability to learn and apply construction standards.

    Major portion of workday involves general activities of line construction, including construction and maintenance. Approximately 30% of the workday is spent standing, 30% sitting and/or driving and another 40% walking.  Linemen will occasionally lift up to 100 lbs. Carrying up to 50 lbs. is done occasionally. This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to drug testing. Individual must have the ability to perform work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.   Subject to call 24 hours per day, including weekends and holidays. Subject to long periods of work. Work involves outside work in all types of weather.

    The wage scale for this position is listed in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

    To apply, submit a resume and application of employment in pdf format to Human Resources at recruitment@mwenergy.com by October 5, 2020. This position will be filled based on experience, competency, performance, qualifications & fit.

    Close Date: October 05, 2020
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