Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Mechanic - Boone, IA

Midland Power Cooperative is seeking qualified applicants for the open position of Mechanic. This position is responsible for performing diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on cooperative-owned equipment.

Midland Power is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative located in central Iowa currently serving over 12,800 meters in parts of 17 counties. This position would be located in Boone, IA, which has excellent schools, a local hospital, the Des Moines River, Ledges State Park, and more.

Employment type: Full-time
Regular working hours: 7:30 AM to 4 PM, Monday - Friday (with overtime as necessary)

Requirements

  • Repair fleet vehicles, including repairing engines, alignments, suspension, hydraulics, transmissions, and electrical systems.
  • Diagnose failures of vehicles and disassembling, repairing and reassembling parts as necessary
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries and lubricating equipment and machinery
  • Perform routine maintenance, repairs, and inspections on assorted heavy equipment
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearing, and other vital parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition
  • Inspect, repair, and maintain air conditioning systems
  • Repair and maintain aerial and digger truck hydraulic systems, including troubleshooting issues both in the field and in the shop
  • Conduct a daily walk-around inspection of the fleet to ensure that trucks/cars are in good general working order
  • Make a weekly fleet inspection to check oil and fluid levels and record service mileage - schedule maintenance service and ordering parts
  • Required travel to other locations to perform fleet repairs/maintenance
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on production facility equipment as needed
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Licenses & Certifications

Must possess and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver License. National Institute for Automotive Service (ASE) certification preferred.

Qualifications:

This Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of an automotive or diesel technology program. An associate degree in auto technology and/or diesel technician is preferred. demonstrated work experience with aerial devices, truck service certifications, including dielectric testing, may be substituted. Minimum of two year's experience and/or schooling to include medium to heavy duty diesel trucks.

Ability to diagnose and repair all types of air conditioning systems, air brake systems, and hydraulic systems. Must have a working knowledge of scanner and electrical diagnostic equipment, as well as, computers, tablets, scanner, and test equipment associated with this position. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Includes a good range of motion and the ability to lift at least 50 pounds.

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IT Coordinator - Boone, IA

Midland Power Cooperative is currently seeking a self-motivated individual to join its team full-time as an INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) COORDINATOR in its Boone, IA, office. 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.

Employment Type: Full time
Regular working hours: 7:30 AM to 4 PM, Monday - Friday (with overtime as necessary)
Primary Office location: 2005 South Story St., Boone, IA 50036

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. 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. Must be willing to work overtime as needed.

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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.