Employment Testing

We administer aptitude and skills tests to job candidates for some positions. Edison Electric Institute (EEI), an association of investor-owned utilities across the United States, developed many of the tests. EEI Practice Tests (login required) are available to help learn about and prepare for these pre-employment tests. 

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 Corporation jobs page.
  2. Browse open jobs to find Otter Tail Power Company listings.
  3. You must create an account and submit your resume to Otter Tail Corporation.
  4. Your resume will remain on file and you may update your resume 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

Customer Service Representative

Location

Bemidji, Minnesota

Responsibilities

Provide complete, accurate, and timely customer service and marketing service to all external and internal telephone and web customers. This position has the overall accountability to assist in the efforts to achieve customer service and company key performance indicators, including OSHA rate, revenue growth, increased margin, and customer satisfaction.

Qualifications

Requires excellent organizational, written and verbal communication, and customer service skills. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and related computer software. Experience in customer service, accounting, and marketing would be beneficial.

Resume deadline
October 07, 2016

Engineer Intern

Location

Coyote Station, Beulah, North Dakota

Responsibilities

Otter Tail Power Company is currently seeking qualified student applicants to fill one position for Mechanical or Electrical Engineer Intern at Coyote Station from January through August 2017.

The Engineer Intern will provide assistance to Plant Engineering in the following area

  • Plant systems performance analysis
  • Plant systems modification cost/benefit analysis
  • Sub system Mechanical/Civil/Electrical design
  • Electronic print updates

The position requires excellent written communication skills and attention to detail in order to publish accurate study reports and provide accurate drawing updates. Furthermore, the role also requires strong oral communication skills used in working with plant staff and outside contractors and equipment vendors.

Qualifications

The position requires excellent written communication skills and attention to detail in order to publish accurate study reports and provide accurate drawing updates. Furthermore, the role also requires strong oral communication skills used in working with plant staff and outside contractors and equipment vendors.

Applications accepted through October 31, 2016.

Resume deadline
October 31, 2016

Journeyman or Apprentice Lineman

Location

Morris, Minnesota

Responsibilities

Erect, maintain or repair overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission systems and substations; where necessary, frame and erect poles and attach necessary fixtures and equipment; string, sag and splice conductors (wires) and connect transformers and other equipment; trim trees, replace such equipment as broken insulators, split crossarms, cutouts, ties, faulty clamps or braces; perform similar replacement or repair work as necessary to clear up storm damage.

Qualifications

Must have a diploma from an accredited line worker program and a valid unrestricted interstate commercial driver’s license. Must have knowledge of electric line construction, maintenance and repair. Must be able to work outdoors in any weather, be able to climb, have complete knowledge of safety rules and be capable of getting along well with others. Successful applicant will be expected to reside within 17 miles of permanent headquarters in Morris, Minnesota.

 

Resume deadline
October 07, 2016