Job Openings at WPPI Energy

The following jobs are open to applicants:  

Front Line Operator

Generation Engineer

Front Line Operator   Sun Prairie, WI

Are you interested in starting a fulfilling career in the electric utility industry? Do you have the aptitude and desire to work with quantitative data in order to perform work that is crucial to the success of our operation? If so, you may be the detail-oriented individual WPPI Energy is looking for to fill a current opening for a Front Line Operator. The successful candidate will be educated on the job about the electric utility industry as well as provided in-depth training in order to carry out the responsibilities of a Front Line Operator.

As a member of our solid team of Front Line Operators, you will:

  • Work a series of twelve (12) hour day shifts and twelve (12) hour night shifts in order to keep WPPI’s Operations center running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Verify and facilitate WPPI’s participation in the regional electricity market.
  • Monitor and resolve any issues with incoming electricity meter data.
  • Serve as the first point of contact within the Operations Center.

Desired qualifications:

  • Interest in working a shift schedule (days and nights).
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Detail-oriented and comfortable working with quantitative data.
  • Proficient in the use of Excel and Word, and able to learn new computer applications.

WPPI Energy is located in Sun Prairie – a rapidly growing city located just north of Madison, Wisconsin. Our employees enjoy an excellent work environment as well as an exceptional benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Short and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance as well as access to the State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan (WRS), which is a defined benefit plan (pension plan). In addition, we provide paid sick leave, paid vacation days, paid holidays, educational reimbursement, professional development opportunities, wellness programs and so much more. We routinely evaluate our compensation program to ensure our employees are paid a very competitive wage. We are also proud to offer our employees flexibility, work-life balance and opportunity for professional growth.

WPPI Energy is a not-for-profit, regional power company serving 51 locally owned electric utilities. Through WPPI Energy, these public power utilities share resources and own generation facilities to provide reliable, affordable electricity to 200,000 homes and businesses in Wisconsin, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Iowa. WPPI Energy is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply online at https://wppienergy.org/AboutUs/JobsatWPPIEnergy.aspx or send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to:

WPPI Energy
Attn: HR - Front Line Operator
1425 Corporate Center Drive
Sun Prairie, WI 53590-9109

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Generation Engineer  Sun Prairie, WI


Are you an engineer with power generation experience who is looking to apply your abilities to a wide range of challenges?  Would you welcome the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the operation and maintenance of a fleet of power generating facilities?  If so, WPPI Energy is seeking an individual like you to keep our generating facilities operating safely, efficiently and economically.

As a member of small team responsible for a diverse set of power generating facilities, you will apply your technical and problem‐solving abilities to:

  • Provide ongoing analysis of power generating facilities to keep costs down, availability high and operational risks low.
  • Assist in the engineering, management, estimating, and oversight of generating facility maintenance and improvement projects.
  • Assist in the planning, scheduling, cost estimating, and direction of generating facility outages.
  • Provide engineering support for the planning, scheduling, analysis, development and implementation of potential new generation projects.

Qualified candidates will preferably have:

  • A four-year degree in engineering.
  • Prior technical experience in the power industry.
  • Experience with gas turbine generating facilities.
  • Wisconsin certification as an Engineer in Training or Professional Engineer is a plus.

WPPI is located in Sun Prairie – a rapidly growing city located just north of Madison, Wisconsin. Our employees are provided with an excellent work environment as well as an exceptional benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Short and Long‐Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance as well as access to the State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan (WRS) which is a defined benefit plan (pension plan). In addition, we provide paid sick leave, paid vacation days, paid holidays, educational reimbursement, professional development opportunities, wellness programs and so much more.  We continuously evaluate our compensation program to ensure our employees are paid a highly competitive wage.  We are growing and evolving to meet the needs of a constantly changing industry, but we are still small enough to offer work‐life balance, flexibility and opportunity to grow within the organization.  

WPPI Energy is a not‐for‐profit, regional power company serving 51 locally owned electric utilities. Through WPPI Energy, these public power utilities share resources and own generation facilities to provide reliable, affordable electricity to 200,000 homes and businesses in Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and Iowa. WPPI Energy is an equal opportunity employer.   

Apply online at https://wppienergy.org/AboutUs/JobsatWPPIEnergy.aspx or send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to:

WPPI Energy
Attn:  Human Resources - Generation Engineer
1425 Corporate Center Drive
Sun Prairie, WI 53590-9109

Apply for this job online

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