Powering What's Possible The Power that makes Great River energy an industry leader is our employees.
Responsibilities Great River Energy is seeking a facilities technician in our Elk River, MN service center to provide building maintenance, general utility and light and heavy construction services for the GRE buildings and staff. •Makes necessary repairs to office and physical facilities and equipment as directed by supervisor. •Provides construction services for GRE projects including, but not limited to, plumbing, carpet installation, painting, lighting, re-roofing, office remodeling, substation fence repair and concrete project support. Identifies work scope and design for maintenance and construction work. •Provides first response directly with other departments and all outlying transmission service centers regarding building issues. •Recommends selection of service vendors to manager, facilities services. •Performs other related miscellaneous duties (including grounds keeping activities such as snow removal, lawn maintenance and custodial services) as required. •Provides input, coordination of work and inspection of the job performance of outside contractor and crew(s) in the maintenance of GRE grounds and office facilities in Minnesota. This includes lawn care, trimming shrubs, maintaining sprinkler system, arranging for snow removal, parking lot maintenance and concrete repair, pest control, overhead and other door maintenance, roofing and building envelope maintenance and repair, fencing, plumbing and general maintenance. •Provides communication updates to manager on all projects. •Working conditions will be indoors and outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather conditions. This job requires the ability to climb, work heights and work with arms above your head. Ability to kneel and squat on a frequent basis is required along with occasional work in confined space areas and have the ability to lift up to 75 pounds. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
Knowledge typically acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of five years of experience in construction; including reading blueprints, roofing and building envelope maintenance and repair, fencing and small concrete projects; dock activities; and building maintenance; including office remodeling, plumbing and overhead and other door maintenance.
Qualified professionals will find we have a lot to offer: competitive compensation, continued education, an on-site workout facility, generous retirement plan, along with many more benefits. Qualified candidates, please apply at www.greatriverenergy.com under the Careers tab by September 6, 2019. GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.
Internal Number: 2019-1344
About Great River Energy
Powering what’s possible Great River Energy is a not-for-profit electricity provider owned by our 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin for which we generate and transmit electricity. We provide wholesale electric service to our member owners who distribute electricity to approximately 660,000 member consumers - or about 1.7 million people. A diverse mix of generation resources - Our power plants generate more than 2,800 megawatts of electricity and several solar arrays capable of producing 650 kilowatts. In addition, we purchase wind and hydroelectric energy.Your electricity is delivered through power lines to you. Every time you plug in your toaster, television or other electrical device, a system of power lines goes to work to bring you the power you need. Our job at Great River Energy is to keep the lights on by providing a safe & reliable supply of electricity.