Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. (KEA) is a progressive and innovative standalone 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. The cooperative is recognized as an industry leader in implementing sustainable, renewable energy solutions with environmental stewardship, and in 2021, our renewable portfolio of hydro and wind generated 99.4% of our power. KEA operates and maintains one hydroelectric plant, one wind farm, a Battery energy storage system (BESS), a Flywheel energy storage system (FESS), two diesel generator power plants, one combined cycle plant, six substations and 388 miles of distribution lines. Our Vision Statement: Endeavor to maintain 98% of energy sales with cost effective renewable power solutions for the future of our members and the community.
This exempt position is responsible for overall performance of power generation facilities and equipment and ensures that adequate generation is available at all times to meet KEA's system load requirement. A Bachelor’s degree in engineering is preferred and ten years of power generation experience is preferred; may substitute experience for education.
The starting salary within the range of $170,000 - $200,000 per year is based on experience and qualifications and benefits include an excellent comprehensive NRECA benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a matching 401(k) plan, and a defined pension plan fully funded by the cooperative. A signing bonus/relocation assistance will be offered.
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 Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, King Salmon, and the mighty 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 four fishing ports in the United States. Alaska’s Emerald Island has a mild, ever-changing maritime climate.
Visit www.kodiakelectric.com for a complete job description and application. Contact Nancy B. Sweeney, Human Resources, at email@example.com or call 907.486.7709, for more information and to submit your completed application and resume. This position is open until filled. KEA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. (KEA) is recognized as an industry leader in implementing sustainable, renewable energy solutions with environmental stewardship, and 99.4% of our 2021 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 388 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 December 21, 2022, 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 Direc...tors and 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.