This position shall assist in the development of relay, control, and protection systems that are required to improve and maintain the Association’s electrical system.
Qualified candidates are required to have:
A Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.
Five (5) years of experience in the electric utility industry, with three (3) of those years including experience with relays, controls and protective systems.
A valid Alaska driver’s license (or ability to obtain as required under State of Alaska regulations) and a driving record, which is acceptable and insurable by the Association and the Association’s insurance carrier at standard group rates.
Preference will be given to those candidates whose prior experience also includes working with SCADA and communication system related to electrical generation, substation, transmission and distribution facilities.
Preference will be given to those candidates that have a State of Alaska, Professional Engineering (PE) license or the ability to obtain one within one year of employment.
Internal Number: 352-282
About Matanuska Electric Association
Matanuska Electric Association, Inc. (MEA), Alaska’s oldest existing and second-largest electric cooperative, is owned and operated by its member-owners. The headquarters office in Palmer is located only 45 minutes from Anchorage, the state’s largest metropolitan area. The town of Palmer is nestled in the lush farmlands of the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, surrounded by the majestic Chugach Mountain Range. MEA’s service area is 4,200 square miles in Southcentral Alaska, nearly the same size as the 2.2 million acre Yellowstone National Park. MEA serves an area twice as large as Delaware and three-fifths the size of Connecticut. Service is provided from four locations throughout the territory: Eagle River, Wasilla, Palmer, and Big Lake. Alaska is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and pilots. Residents regularly enjoy world class fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, kayaking, white water rafting, and other outdoor activities. Join us in the ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’!
MEA is an EEO/M/F/D/V employer.