EmPOWERING Our Employees.

Dakota Electric offers more than challenging work opportunities in the fast-changing utility industry. Employees benefit from a work environment that encourages work-life balance and professional growth, along with competitive pay and an outstanding benefits packageWe are service-driven and community-focused. We look forward to you joining our team!

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"I think of Dakota Electric as a large extended family with a well-defined purpose. We’re all working toward the same goal of serving our members, but support and celebrate each other in the process. I also love that I get to work on a variety of projects that challenge me to think outside the box. I go home at the end of the day feeling fulfilled.”

Kennon Peterson
Project Designer/GIS Mapping, 3 Yrs.
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“I’ve been working at Dakota Electric for almost 13 years and take pride in being able to say I love my job as a customer information systems (CIS) and billing administrator. I feel like Dakota Electric employees are one big family, which makes for an enjoyable work atmosphere.”

Catie Tornio
CIS/Billing Administrator, 13 Yrs.
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“Dakota Electric is a wonderful place to work, learn and grow within your career. I’ve lived and worked within our service area for over 20 years and am honored to have taken part in its expansion. I’enjoy collaborating on projects with my talented coworkers as we all strive to make the cooperative the best it can be for our members.”

Craig Knudsen
Land Use Manager, 22 Yrs.
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Current Openings

Dakota Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities.
Read our Equal Opportunity Employer Policy.

Vets Power Us

Dakota Electric Association is committed to providing veterans, service members and military spouses with the opportunity to continue their mission of serving America’s suburban and rural communities. We work to engage with veterans during our hiring process and provide them with professional development tools in the workplace.