Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) COORDINATOR

Summary:

ENOVUS Management Cooperative, a cooperative wholly owned by Midland Power Cooperative and Nishnabotna Valley Cooperative is currently seeking a self-motivated individual to join its team full-time as an INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) COORDINATOR in its JEFFERSON, IA office. This position will transition to a future location in Boone, IA in 2020. The candidate will perform the duties including but not limited to planning, coordinating and directing IT-related activities of the organization, as well as provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of the IT department.

General Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology and communications solutions for all aspects of the organization.
  • Lead IT related operational and strategic planning, including fostering innovation, planning projects, and organizing and negotiating the allocation of resources.
  • Oversee managed service providers in the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, and peripherals.
  • Coordinate communication system management including contracts and support for telephone systems, mobile devices, 2-way radios, and internet service provider.
  • Benchmark, analyze, report on, and make recommendations for the improvement of IT infrastructure.
  • Research potential technology solutions in support of procurement efforts.
  • Manage financial aspects of the IT Department, including purchasing, budgeting, and budget review.
  • Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, physical and cyber security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provisions.
  • Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourced, and consultant contracts and service agreements.
  • And all other duties as assigned

Skills & Abilities:

Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills with coworkers, members, vendors, and other parties. Technical knowledge of network and PC operating systems and knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws is required. Must possess leadership skills. Be willing to learn about the Cooperative’s services and programs, goals, objectives, processes, and procedures. Possess the ability to handle a variety of diverse tasks including multiple projects and be able to meet deadlines. Must have the ability to learn new software programs related to the industry and duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • A Bachelor's or Associates degree in Business Administration or Information Technology or related field is preferred, or 3+ years of comparable work experience is required.
  • Must have experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Licenses & Certifications:

A valid Driver's License is required.

Working Conditions:

The work is primarily office work in an indoor, climate-controlled environment. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM and regular, punctual attendance is expected, must be willing to work overtime as needed. Inspection of cables in floors and ceilings and lifting and transporting of equipment such as computers and peripherals may occur. Occasional travel for training and meetings is necessary. Overnight stays for training may be required.

ENOVUS Management Cooperative is a cooperative wholly owned by Midland Power Cooperative and Nishnabotna Valley REC.

How to Apply:

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All applicants who are selected for a position within ENOVUS Management Cooperative are required to pass a physical examination, background check, and drug test when employed.


SAFETY COORDINATOR

Summary:

Midland Power Cooperative is currently seeking a self-motivated individual to join its team full-time as a SAFETY COORDINATOR in Midland Power’s JEFFERSON, IA office. This position will transition to a future location in Boone, IA in 2020.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for knowing and complying with Midland Power’s safety rules, procedures, and safety policies to include: NESC, OSHA, Federal and State DOT, NEC, and IAEC and any pertinent rules and standards that may apply to employees, members, and community in general.
  • Investigating all accidents, which may include vehicle accidents, workers compensation claims, employee accidents, electrical contacts, and any other accidents which may be a “near-miss” incident or that requires further investigation.
  • Staying informed of DNR, EPA and other hazardous waste management rules and laws.
  • Supervising CDL licensing, including random drug testing and providing periodic daily/monthly reports to assure compliance with both the state and federal Department of Transportation.
  • Preparing and coordinating the Rural Electric Safety Achievement Program (RESAP).
  • Assists with the Apprenticeship program, and helps facilitate safety committee meetings and safety programs for all employees.
  • Performs and records safety inspections of facilities and on-site crews on a regular basis.
  • Provides needed assistance in emergency situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Abilities:

Must demonstrate good communication skills with coworkers, supervisor(s), members, vendors, and other parties. Be willing to learn about the Cooperative’s services and programs, processes, and procedures. Possess the ability to handle a variety of diverse tasks including multiple projects and be able to meet deadlines. Must have experience using Microsoft Office programs and the ability to learn new software programs related to the industry and duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • A high school diploma or higher education is required.
  • Prior electrical experience is preferred.
  • Successful completion of the NRECA Loss Control Internship Program within three years will be required. There will be a program of continuing education in related safety programs and procedures.

Licenses & Certifications:

A valid Driver's License is required. A valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) license is preferred.

Working Conditions:

The work is primarily office work in an indoor, climate-controlled environment. However, outside work may be necessary at times. Occasional travel for trainings and meetings is necessary. Overnight stays for trainings may be required occasionally. Must be willing to work overtime as needed.

Physical Requirements:

Must have the ability to use hands, stand for periods of time, walk, sit, bend, stoop, squat, lift and carry between 50-75 pounds, twist, balance, kneel, and crouch. Must have the ability to sit in a vehicle to drive and/or ride to various construction, service, or right-of-way sites. Must have the ability to detect and communicate hazardous situations, either while presenting safety programs, performing safety inspections, and/or conducting accident investigations.

How to Apply:

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The preceding job description has been written to reflect management’s assignment of essential functions.  It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Midland Power Cooperative provides its full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package which includes: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurances, sick leave, vacation, holiday pay and 401K.

All applicants who are selected for a position within Midland Power are required to pass a physical examination, background check, and drug test when employed.


All applicants who are selected for a position within Midland Power Cooperative or ENOVUS Management Cooperative are required to pass a pre-employment physical examination, background check, motor vehicle record check, and drug test when employed.

Midland Power Cooperative and ENOVUS Management Cooperative provides its full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package which includes: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurances, sick leave, vacation, holiday pay and 401K.

Midland Power Cooperative and ENOVUS Management Cooperative are an equal opportunity provider and employer.