Substation Electrician on Kodiak Island, in Kodiak, Alaska. This full-time union position is responsible for providing for the integrity, reliability, and protection of the cooperative's transmission and distribution substation systems supplying power to our island communities.
Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) is a progressive and innovative stand-alone generation, transmission, and distribution electric cooperative located on spectacular Kodiak Island in the Gulf of Alaska, 252 air miles southwest of Anchorage, serving approximately 6,000 meters with 387 miles of line. The cooperative is recognized as an industry leader in implementing sustainable, renewable energy solutions with environmental stewardship, and in 2020, our renewable portfolio of hydro and wind generated 99.9% of our power.
Kodiak Island has breathtaking pristine scenic beauty, is a sportsman's paradise, and offers numerous fishing, hunting and recreational activities. This is the land of wild King Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, Halibut, and the great Kodiak Brown Bear. Approximately two-thirds of the island is National Wildlife Refuge. The Port of Kodiak is consistently ranked as one of the top three fishing ports in the U.S. Alaska's Emerald Island has a mild, ever-changing maritime climate.
KEA offers an excellent comprehensive NRECA and IBEW benefits package. Alaska does not have a state income tax.
A complete job description and application is on our website: www.kodiakelectric.com. Email Nancy B. Sweeney, Human Resources, Kodiak Electric Association, for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org. This position is open until filled. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Must be a graduate of an approved Electrical Wireman/Electrician/Meterman apprenticeship and have a minimum of three years of experience in the electrical field. Must be able to perform all required duties of a qualified Journeyman Electrician, and be familiar with National Electric Safety Code, National Electric Code, OSHA rules and regulations, APPA Safety Manual and other applicable safety codes, RUS List of Materials, and RUS construction specifications. Must be familiar with underground and overhead generation, transmission, and distribution substation systems, and the ability to construct, operate, and repair electrical substation systems.
The position requires a State of Alaska (SOA) Electrical Journeyman Certificate of Fitness. Include with your application a copy of your SOA Certificate of Fitness or respective Journeyman Electrician license from another state. Also include with your application acknowledgement on obtaining a SOA Certificate of Fitness. Information may be found at: State of Alaska/Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Labor Standards and Safety Division/Mechanical Inspection, or the following link: https://labor.alaska.gov/lss/forms/cof-app.pdf.
About Kodiak Electric Association, Inc.
Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. (KEA) is recognized as an industry leader in implementing sustainable, renewable energy solutions with environmental stewardship, and 99.9% of our 2020 generation portfolio came from renewable hydro and wind resources. KEA owns, operates, and maintains a hydroelectric facility, a cutting edge wind farm with a battery energy storage system integrating hydro and wind resources as an integrated renewable generation system, two diesel generator power plants, one combined cycle plant, six substations, and 387 miles of lines serving approximately 6,000 meters. Kodiak Island has breathtaking pristine scenic beauty and a mild, ever-changing maritime climate, is a sportsman's paradise, and offers numerous fishing, hunting, and recreational activities.
As of May 1, 2021, KEA had 35 employees working in three divisions of the Cooperative, all under the direction of the President/CEO. The President/CEO, in turn, is responsible to a nine person Board of Directors. Cooperative members elect directors to staggered three-year terms. An appointed U.S.C.G. Liaison also serves on the Board to promote open communications between the KEA Board of Directors a...nd the U.S.C.G. The KEA Board of Directors and staff work together with the membership to make Kodiak a better community in which to live. Our Vision Statement is: Endeavor to maintain 98% of energy sales with cost effective renewable power solutions for the future of our members and the community. Our Mission Statement is: Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. is committed to providing safe, reliable energy and a high level of service excellence to enhance the quality of life of its members and of the community.