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

Economic Development Specialist

Location

Fergus Falls, Minnesots

Responsibilities

Assist in developing customer growth by leading and assisting in the development of economic and community development projects throughout the Otter Tail Power Company's service territory. Lead and facilitate economic development projects and maintain positive working relationships with local and regional leaders. Manage community and customer relationships that are compatible with company objectives. Work with community resources and OTP employees to ensure economic growth opportunities are brought to fruition. Represent OTP and present to public groups on behalf of OTP regarding economic development as needed. Travel is extensive with occasional overnight travel.

Qualifications

This position requires a four-year degree in business or related field and a minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in economic development. Must have knowledge and understanding of local, state, regional and national economic and community development programs and organizations. Proven track record working with community leaders. Understanding of private – public partnerships and experience in facilitating economic development transactions. Provide economic development leadership and strategy with regard to the creation of business and community economic growth. Must have the ability to handle multiple complex issues and a proven ability to be flexible with changes in prevailing economic conditions. Make quality decisions with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Resume deadline
November 28, 2018

Apply online at Otter Tail Power Company Jobs page.

Electrician

Location

Coyote Station, Beulah, ND

Responsibilities

Job duties include installing, testing, troubleshooting, calibrating and repairing power plant electrical equipment. Must perform assignments safely, using good judgment, with a sense of responsibility and have the ability to work well with others.

Applicant will be required to complete an aptitude inventory.

Qualifications

Position requires a minimum of two years technical school, with a working knowledge of electrical apparatus and schematics.

Resume deadline
December 07, 2018

Apply online at Otter Tail Power Company Jobs page.

Plant Engineer

Location

Big Stone Plant, near Milbank, South Dakota

Responsibilities

Manage a wide variety of plant improvement projects, perform plant thermal performance engineering, and provide technical assistance to other departments consistent with reducing operating costs and increasing plant availability. 

Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is required. Prior coal-fired power plant experience preferred. Applicants must have good interpersonal, communication, computer, and project management skills.

Resume deadline
November 23, 2018

Apply online at Otter Tail Power Company Jobs page.

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