Careers

Are you interested in a career in the electric utility industry? Bookmark this page and check back often for opportunities at Otter Tail Power Company.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  

To apply online:

  1. Go to the Otter Tail Power Company jobs page.
  2. Click on a job title to review the posting and to apply.
  3. Your resume will remain on file and you may update it at any time.

To contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need assistance completing the application process, please email otpjobopps@otpco.com.

Current openings

Combustion Turbine Techician

Location

Solway, Minnesota

Qualifications

An associate’s degree in electrical or electronics technology, or internal combustion turbine technology, or equivalent experience is required. Must be able to troubleshoot, read prints, and know how to use electronic and electrical test equipment. Must have a thorough understanding of electronics, PLC's, instrumentation and electricity; knowledge of internal combustion turbines and hydro operations; understand basic theories involved in the operation of an ICT and understand mechanical equipment of a plant; be fluent in the use of computers; startup and shutdown an internal combustion turbine, hydro turbine and its associated equipment; act promptly without supervision in case of emergencies; perform all required maintenance duties and be able to work in temperature conditions above 100 degrees and below 0 degrees. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Resume deadline
June 30, 2021

Apply online at Otter Tail Power Company Jobs page.

Senior Security Analyst

Responsibilities

Develop IT policies and procedures to support company information governance. Assist with the development and implementation of the Information Technology Security policies and practices. Develop and communicate compliance and security related policies and procedures. Recommend and implement improvements in communication and monitoring of compliance standards. Oversee development of standards, operating and testing procedures to ensure the security, reliability, and availability of the CIP systems. Shall coordinate compliance of PCI requirements as needed. Monitor system availability and report defined metrics to ensure security and compliance effectiveness. Prepare management reports regarding compliance operations and progress.

Qualifications

For this role, we require a bachelor’s degree engineering, computer science, IT security or equivalent. Must have knowledge of IT security, compliance, system life cycles and computer technologies.

Qualified applicant should be familiar with threat vectors, surface attack areas and associated methods performed in external and internal attacks on existing or new vulnerabilities and familiar with forensic analysis of computer and network systems. Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, analytical, diagnostic, and project management skills are required. Must have detailed technical knowledge of the NERC CIP compliance requirements and be effective at contributing towards the objectives of a team, sharing knowledge, ideas, and information.

This position to report to a reasonable location within Otter Tail Power Company Service Territory.

Resume deadline
July 16, 2021

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Customer Service Representative

Location

Devils Lake, North Dakota

Responsibilities

Provide complete, accurate, and timely customer service and marketing service to all external and internal telephone and web customers.

Qualifications

This position requires good organizational, excellent written and verbal communication, and customer service skills. Should be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, and related computer programs. Experience in customer service, accounting, and marketing would be beneficial.

Resume deadline
July 12, 2021

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Customer Service Representative

Location

Milbank, South Dakota

Responsibilities

Provide complete, accurate, and timely customer service and marketing service to all external and internal telephone and web customers.

Qualifications

This position requires good organizational, excellent written and verbal communication, and customer service skills. Should be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, and related computer programs. Experience in customer service, accounting, and marketing would be beneficial.

Resume deadline
June 25, 2021

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Transmission and Distribution Studies Engineer

Location

Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will conduct a variety of transmission and distribution studies to ensure Otter Tail Power Company’s system continues to provide reliable, safe and affordable energy to customers across the region.

Qualifications

For this role we require a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent work experience in the area of transmission or distribution planning. Excellent communication and technical writing skills are required with proficiency in a variety of Microsoft Office products with the ability to work with internal and external stakeholders. Must have strong computer skills with leadership and abstract problem-solving skills.

Additional qualifications preferred, but not required include: (1) at least five years of industry experience, (2) familiarity with software programs to simulate system performance and energy market characteristics, and (3) knowledge of regional tariffs, business practice manuals and study procedures.

Resume deadline
June 30, 2021

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Customer Service Representative

Location

Jamestown, North Dakota

Responsibilities

Successful applicant will provide complete, accurate, and timely customer service and marketing service to all external and internal telephone and web customers.

Qualifications

This position requires good organizational, excellent written and verbal communication, and customer service skills. Should be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, and related computer programs. Experience in customer service, accounting, and marketing would be beneficial.

Resume deadline
July 05, 2021

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Systems Specialist

Location

Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Responsibilities

In this role, you will administer and support the company’s data center infrastructure which includes server hardware, server operating systems, VMs, SAN, and related equipment. Will require travel to other company locations.

Qualifications

A bachelor's or associate's degree with an emphasis in Computer Science or Information Technology with minimum of two years of hands-on experience in the deployment and support of server operating systems is required. Working knowledge of server virtualization, storage management, databases, and system security is preferred. Position requires reliability and personal integrity; interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills; and written and verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to research, analyze and solve problems independently as well as the desire to contribute to, and champion the success of a team. 

Resume deadline
July 05, 2021

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Regulatory Filing Coordinator

Location

Fergus Falls, MN

Responsibilities

You’ll coordinate and organize our regulatory filings and provide support for our state and federal regulatory compliance program documentation.

Qualifications

For this role, we prefer a two-year business, computer, or legal secretarial degree or equivalent project coordination work experience. We’re looking for superior organizational, computer, communication, and interpersonal relationship skills; the ability to prioritize and meet strict deadlines; and a high level of confidentiality. The successful applicant will be accurate and detail-oriented and must have experience in Microsoft Office applications. Experience with legal proceeding preparation, state regulatory statutes, or rules and filing requirements preferred.

Resume deadline
July 09, 2021

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