CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Inc. is accepting applications for a Chief Financial Officer. This is a high-level executive position responsible for the Cooperative's financial health. Performing high-level accounting and finance functions is required. This position also participates in the overall management and implementation of strategic goals for the Cooperative. Upon meeting eligibility requirements, this position offers health care benefits, retirement benefits, paid time off, and paid scheduled holidays.

Qualifications:

  • Four-year accredited college degree in accounting or finance or five (5) years experience in a similar position or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of finance, accounting, and office procedures. Must become familiar with the RUS Uniform System of Accounts, FERC accounting, and BEC's National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) accounting and finance systems and become proficient within 45 days. Must have a solid working knowledge of computer software, including all Microsoft products, with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Possess a strong and diverse track record of progressive responsibility in finance management.

To see the complete job description and how to apply, please visit our website at www.beartoothelectric.com, My BEC tab, Careers.

BEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ravalli Electric Co-op (REC) is excited to announce a new opportunity to join our team! We are seeking a talented and passionate Energy Efficiency Specialist / Key Accounts Representative. As a nonprofit rural electric cooperative, we strive to provide our members dependable service, reliable electricity, and valuable information. Located in the heart of Montana’s beautiful Bitterroot Valley, we enjoy a vibrant outdoor and cultural scene throughout all four seasons. Come and join us in making a positive impact in our community.


POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:
Provide advice and guidance to REC members on energy efficiency improvements and cost savings.
Conduct on-site residential and commercial energy audits, identifying areas for improvement and
providing recommendations.
Develop and implement an electric vehicle program.
Build and maintain strong relationships with key accounts promoting REC’s services.
Monitor and report on energy usage, savings, and the impact of programs and initiatives.
Stay up-to-date on industry trends, best practices, and regulations related to energy efficiency.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum of 2 years experience in the electric utility, construction, HVAC, or building maintenance
industry, with an understanding of energy efficiency practices.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work
independently and as part of a team.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software programs.
Physical ability to perform job duties, including climbing, lifting, and accessing crawl spaces.
Valid Montana driver’s license and clean driving record.


WHY RAVALLI ELECTRIC CO-OP?
Competitive wages and NRECA group benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
Matching 401(k) and separate Retirement Security (RS) Plan.
PTO and paid holidays.
Opportunities for professional development and education.


We invite candidates to apply for this position at ravallielectric.com by submitting a completed REC job application, resume, and a detailed letter of interest. In addition, applicants must pass a preemployment physical, drug test, and background check. REC is an equal-opportunity employer.

Consider joining one of East Idaho’s oldest & most innovative employers!

Come help us build the future of Fall River. We are seeking an experienced, highly skilled and organized Staff Engineer for Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative. Located near Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks, we are a nonprofit, customer owned electric utility committed to safely and economically provide reliable energy and other services which bring value to our membership.

Position Summary:

The System Engineer will work under the direction of the Manager of Engineering and is responsible for all engineering design aspects of the Co-Op’s electrical system. This individual analyzes the electrical system for safe efficient operation and monitors system reliability and resolves areas of concern as necessary. Responsible for system planning, design and reliability. Ensures that construction of facilities for the system are based on sound engineering designs and that they are constructed in coordination with the system long range plan.  Provides supportive information and documents for complete and accurate records and statistical reports that will ensure effective management.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with emphasis in power systems preferred. Five years’ work experience is desired.

Please see additional details and apply at: In addition to an outstanding career opportunity, Fall River Electric offers:

  • Competitive salary and paid time off
  • Friendly and positive work environment
  • Full health benefits and retirement plans

To view the basic job description and apply visit:    https://fallriverelectric.bamboohr.com/careers

Come join our growing team!  Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association safety and loss control program is expanding and is seeking a full-time safety instructor with passion for safety and ability to travel.  The candidate will administer safety and loss control meetings to electric cooperatives in Montana, as well as parts of Idaho and Wyoming.  Responsible for the development and implementation of safety and training programs while living in Montana where the hunting, fishing and hiking opportunities are endless.  

The candidate must be able to plan, write, organize and teach electric distribution subjects, regulatory compliance and office safety to electric cooperative personnel.  Must be a good communicator and have excellent speaking skills to work with both small and large audiences.  Willing to assist, supervise or train at lineman schools and seminars as needed.  Conduct safety audits and accident investigation assistance at electric cooperatives as well as act as area administrator for the RESAP (Rural Electric Safety Achievement Program).  Must have electric industry knowledge, be able to provide safety and loss control guidance to system employees to maximize a safer work environment, compliance and education, promoting safety culture.

Excellent pay and benefits, including paid vacation leave, sick leave, pension plan, 401k match, and health, dental and vision insurance.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Lea Potoczny at meca@mtco-ops.com.  Open until filled.

Big Horn Rural Electric Company is seeking a qualified line superintendent who will work from the Basin Office. 

The line superintendent will be responsible for performing the management functions of planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, and controlling the activities of the Operations Department.  The line superintendent will be accountable for ensuring that the electrical system is operated and maintained safely at the highest degree of reliability.  The position requires a minimum of 5 years of electric distribution experience, and full knowledge of RUS specifications, standards, and regulations.  The line superintendent must have a technical certification as a Journeyman Lineman.  The line superintendent must have expertise in planning, construction and maintenance for both overhead and underground distribution lines as well as for overhead transmission lines and substations.   

The line superintendent must be a highly organized individual with leadership skills to be able to provide proper supervision to the line foremen and their crews.  The line superintendent must be able to demonstrate experience in supervision of line employees.  The line superintendent may be required to act as safety director.  The line superintendent will perform and require of all supervised line employees to complete all work functions/activities in the safest manner utilizing best practices and applicable safety standards.   The work performed by the line superintendent must be done with an attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness.  Must be willing to understand and work in harmony with company policies, rules and regulations, members, staff, board members and general public.  The line superintendent must present an overall positive outlook of the company and its goals and objectives.

Big Horn offers an excellent pay and NRECA benefits package including 401k, R&S defined plan, and medical, dental, vision and life insurance.   Pre-employment drug and physical test is required, and must be able to obtain and maintain a valid Wyoming (CDL) driver’s license.  Interested applicants can pick up an application from the Basin office (415 S. Street).  Applicants must submit completed application AND resume to Jeff Umphlett, General Manager.  Phone 1-307-568-2419 -- email to jeff@bighornrea.com.  Applications will be accepted until position filled.

Applications can be obtained at www.bighornrea.com and under the employment application tab.

In this key role within our cooperative, you will support the controller in the financial affairs of the cooperative and preparing financial analyses of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules for the guidance of management. You will also support the cooperative's financial plans and policies, its accounting practices, the conduct of its relationships with lending institutions and the financial community, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports. 


This Deputy Controller / Power Data Analyst position will also assist in the review of measurement data for completeness, trends, discrepancies, and other power data anomalies, validate revenue quality interval data in order to ensure accuracy, and provide input on possible solutions to provide best available billing units with inadequate meter data per industry standards. You will also support the Upper Missouri membership through data analytics.
If you thrive in providing financial and data integrity, quality assurance, helping members, and advancing Upper Missouri’s mission, this could be a great fit for you! This position is located in Sidney, MT.


Qualifications Include:
•High school and bachelor’s degree in business management or related major is required. Closely related and progressive job experience may substitute for a portion of the educational requirements.
•Three to four years of customer service and accounting experience required. Previous experience in computer and accounting desired.
•Previous electric cooperative or utility experience preferred, but not required.
•Ability to work some evening or overnight hours for conferences and/or training
•Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
•Must pass a federal background check


We are proud to offer:
•Competitive wage and benefit package
•National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association (NRECA) Medical, prescription and dental insurance
•NRECA defined benefit pension plan
•NRECA 401(k)
•Life insurance
•Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave


Please email your cover letter, salary expectations, resume, and three professional references to jmahowald@uppermo.com and dellap@uppermo.com by Friday, June 30th, 2023.


Upper Missouri Power Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.