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Otter Tail Corporation Power Plant Mechanical Maintenance in Big Stone, South Dakota


We have an opening for a Journeyman or well-qualified Apprentice Mechanic at the Big Stone Power Plant located near Milbank, SD.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, and two years of formal technical training in a related technical field, or at least five years documented mechanical maintenance work experience.

Must be physically fit, mentally alert, able to work indoors or outdoors in all weather, work in confined spaces and at height, wear a respirator and other PPE, and hold a valid driver’s license. Most desirable qualifications include: proficient in welding, and machine tool techniques; experience troubleshooting and repairing pumps, drives, and other industrial equipment; able to read, understand and interpret technical instruction books and drawings; understand precision alignment and vibration analysis; basic computer skills; and basic knowledge of metallurgy. Applicants will be required to complete an aptitude inventory.

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package. In addition to the online application, please upload a current resume. We will accept applications through August 6, 2021.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)