As an equal opportunity employer, Stearns Electric Association seeks employees who are creative, high-energy professionals with excellent people skills to provide our members with a positive experience. Employees benefit from a work environment that encourages work-life balance and professional growth along with competitive pay and an outstanding benefits package.  Stearns Electric Association will accept applications and resumes for those positions that are open and available to external candidates. When a position is available, a posting will be listed below.


Stearns Electric Association is seeking a full-time Journeyman Electrician.  This position works onsite at member locations throughout our service territory, installing and maintaining load control communication equipment used for the Cooperative’s EnergyWise Programs.

This position works with the EnergyWise Programs by installing the load control receiver, maintaining, troubleshooting and communicating with our residential, commercial, agricultural and seasonal members in Central MN. Daily activities include, load control receiver installation, repair, troubleshooting, assisting members and contractors and being a part of a thriving team.

Applicants are required to be a Journeyman Electrician with a Journeyworker A Electrician License. A valid driver’s license and a minimum of 5 years as a Journeyworker Electrician are required. Work experience installing, repairing, and maintaining all types of utility load management contactor panels and receivers are preferred.  Computer proficiency and excellent communication skills to effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences are a plus.

Send cover letter and resume no later than May 14, 2021 to:
Human Resources, Stearns Electric Association, 900 Kraft Drive SE, Melrose, MN 56352 or email to



Stearns Electric Association is an equal opportunity provider and employer. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the Cooperative prohibits discrimination against its members, employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Cooperative.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Cooperative or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: