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Employment Opportunities

Member Services Manager

PKM Electric Cooperative is seeking a full-time Member Services Manager. Duties include working with members to solve issues with billing, metering, stray voltage, load management metering and controls, secondary locates including underground faults and electric floor cable repair.

Member Services Manager will be in charge of the PKM Annual Meeting, PKM newsletters, cellular modems at substations for metering, member rebate programs, distributed generation installation processes with NOVA Portal, some building & grounds maintenance including working with or lining up contractors, yearly budgeting processes, and working with automated metering infrastructure including ordering equipment and materials. Additional duties include monthly reports to the Board of Directors at board meetings, working with line crews restoring power during major outages and other duties as needed.

Required

  • Associate degree or more
  • Master or Journeyman electrical license-Preferred
  • Utility experience-Preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Works well with others
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word and Excel
  • Dedicated to self-development and continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of HVAC controls

Applicants must be committed to providing service beyond members’ expectations.
PKM Electric Cooperative offers a competitive wage, an excellent benefits package and a challenging work environment. Headquarters are located in Warren, MN in Northwestern Minnesota.

Pre-employment physical, drug screenings and background checks are required.

PKM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For a full job description please see our website listed below. Applicants should submit an employment application, located on our website at www.pkmcoop.com along with a resume and three professional references by email to jrustad@pkmcoop.com or by mail to PKM Electric Cooperative, Attn: Jeff Rustad, PO Box 108, Warren, MN 56762.

Applications will be accepted until November 1, 2022.
 

PKM Electric Cooperative is looking for a Journeyman Lineworker or a 4th year Apprentice to add to the Cooperative team. PKM Electric, headquartered Warren, Minn., provides electric service to approximately 3,900 members in Polk, Kittson, and Marshall counties.Duties include providing maximum service to the membership and customer base by assuring the highest possible degree of construction and line maintenance, which will provide for continuity of service to the members, and maximum safety for employees and the general public. They will assist in the construction, troubleshooting and repair of underground/overhead single and three-phase electrical lines, installation, and maintenance.

Journeyman Lineworker credentials preferred, however, PKM will accept applications from individuals who are their 4th year apprenticeship program. A valid Minnesota Commercial Driver’s License with DOT certification is necessary. Must be willing to serve on a paid standby rotation as well as work overtime as needed. Must be able to establish a good working relationship with crew members and management as well as have a working knowledge of RUS Construction Specifications, National Electrical Safety Code, and OSHA Rules and Regulations.

How to Apply / Contact
This is a full-time bargained position with IBEW Local 1426. PKM Electric Cooperative offers a competitive wage, an excellent benefits package, and a challenging work environment with potential for future career advancement. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Joe Marcotte, Operations Manager, via e-mail at jmarcotte@pkmcoop.com.

Applications will be accepted until position filled.

PKM Electric is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

At this time, PKM does not have any employment opportunities.

Thank you for your interest in a position at P.K.M. Electric Cooperative, Inc. 

We are now accepting applications for two (2) seasonal apprentice linemen positions starting June 1, 2021.
Please submit applications via mail or email at the address below.

PKM Electric Cooperative, Inc.
ATTN: Joe Marcotte
PO Box 108
Warren, MN 56762
Email:  jmarcotte@pkmcoop.com.

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Nondiscrimination Statement

P.K.M. Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  If you wish to file a Civil Rights program Complaint of Discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call 866.632.9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax 202.690.7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.