Lake Region Electric Cooperative (LREC) is a member-owned electric utility located in the lakes country of west-central Minnesota, 45 miles SE of Fargo/Moorhead.
LREC has an opening for a full-time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician. This position is responsible for creating and maintaining maps of LREC’s electric distribution system by using GIS and GPS technology. This position serves as a technical resource to ensure accurate system information
Work requires a minimum of a two-year degree with concentration in GIS technology and/or two years work experience with ARCGIS software. Applicants should have the ability to interpret technical drawings and maps.
About Lake Region Electric Cooperative
Lake Region Electric Cooperative’s membership is a mix of residential, commercial and industrial, and seasonal homes. The cooperative averages 4.6 members per mile in our 3,200 square mile service territory. We own and maintain 5,600 miles of line.
Because we are a cooperative, margins (or profits) are allocated to members’ capital credits accounts. Periodically, capital credits are returned to members based on the amount of electricity they purchased.