Basin Electric Power Cooperative Operator Technician (PGS) in Williston, North Dakota

Job DescriptionPosition Title: Operator Technician (PGS)

Department/Location: Operations / Pioneer Generation Station; Williston, ND

Company: Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Position Purpose:

This position operates and maintains the gas turbine and reciprocating engine generating units, all electrical, mechanical, and electronic equipment. The incumbent operates and maintains additional plant systems at the Pioneer Generation Station (PGS). This position may also be assigned to work and support the Culbertson Generation Station located near Culbertson, MT and the Lonesome Creek Station near Watford City, ND. These stations operate to meet electric power demands.This position is identified as a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) related position which may allow physical and/or logical access to Bulk Electric System (BES) cyber related assets or systems.


To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have completed a two-year degree in electrical, instrument and controls, mechanical, or operating program and three years of operating industrial, combustion turbine, reciprocating engine power generation or coal-based power plant experience; or five years’ experience in electrical, controls, mechanical, or operating industrial, combustion turbine, or coal-based power plant experience or reciprocating engine power generation. A valid driver’s license is required.

Other information:

This position requires continuous sitting, standing, walking, climbing, and reaching; frequent bending, kneeling, and using keyboard/computer; and occasional crawling, pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 50 pounds. This position requires finger dexterity, good color vision and good hearing. Working conditions may frequently include chemicals and noise; and occasionally extreme heat, cold, dirt, and dust. The incumbent will also be required to work occasionally at heights up to 100 feet, which requires the use of safety equipment. This position must be respirator qualified, able to operate a motor vehicle, and must remain fit for duty.

Applicants interested in this opening should go to to apply.

Employees must apply through Inside Basin, by clicking "We Are Hiring" and sign into the Infor Application.

If you have any questions, please contact HEATHER SCHLENKER at 701-557-5603.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Position Operator Technician (PGS)Category POWER PLANTEmployment Type EMPLOYEELocation US:ND:WillistonReq ID 347