Job Openings at WPPI Energy

The following jobs are open to applicants:  

Generation Engineer

Technical Assistant

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

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Technical Assistant  Sun Prairie, WI


Are you a highly-organized and self-motivated individual that appreciates an excellent work environment? Do you have proficient administrative skills with a technical mind and welcome an opportunity to apply your skills in a unique and challenging role? If so, WPPI Energy is seeking an individual like you to join our Distribution Services team as a Technical Assistant.

As a member of our Distribution Services team, you will:

  • Support WPPI’s Joint Purchasing Program by managing and maintaining all records and reports including requests for proposal, purchase orders, vendor files, etc., as well as monitoring and managing utility material orders via specialized purchasing software.
  • Provide assistance to and serve as primary back up for Joint Purchasing Coordinator.
  • Prepare reports, agendas, handouts and other documents to support various Distribution Services department meetings and initiatives.
  • Manage Distribution Services inventory and document metering service work.
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties as needed including data entry, spreadsheet preparation, graphing, word processing, copying, filing, coordinating mailings, booking travel arrangements and providing back up phone coverage.

Desired qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate degree in a related field and at least two years of administrative or other related professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to read and comprehend general business periodicals, professional journals, technical manuals and material catalogs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with members, vendors and internal staff.
  • Strong computer, software, and technical skills including proficiency with Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, database software and other specialized software.
  • Prior experience in the electric utility industry and/or familiarity with utility materials and construction standards is a plus.

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. 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 resume and salary requirements to:

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

No phone inquiries please.

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