Job Postings – Operations Technician

Runestone Electric Association (REA) is accepting applications for the position of Operations Technician.  This is a full-time position with competitive benefits.

The Operations Technician acts as a liaison between the Operations Department and other departments within the Cooperative.  The position provides technical assistance to members and local contractors regarding the electric distribution grid.  Over time the Operations Technician will provide a high level of expertise and competence in system mapping, outage management, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) software.  The Operations Technician covers the duties of the Line Superintendent during absences.

This position requires experience as a Journey Lineworker, preferably with a distribution cooperative.  Necessary skills for the position include computer proficiency, good communications and problem-solving.  The position requires the ability to properly apply policies and procedures to decision-making.

Please download an employment application. Return fully completed application and resume electronically to or by mail to:

REA Human Resources
6839 Power Lane SW
Alexandria, MN  56308

Applications will be accepted until October 17, 2018.