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Welcome to Meeker Cooperative Light & Power Association. We are a 7,600-member strong rural electric cooperative that has been supplying our members with electricity and other value-added services since 1935. We are proud to be member-owned. We are even more proud that we are a non-profit cooperative and part of a network of more than 900 rural electric cooperatives across the country that share information, technological advances and "best practices." We all share the same values and principles that speak to hard work, sharing, innovation, integrity and helping our fellow cooperatives and members. We are member-driven, community-focused, and forward thinking. Thank you for visiting.

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HELP WANTED: WORK ORDER AND PURCHASING ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Meeker Cooperative is seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time Work Order & Purchasing Administrative Assistant. MCLP is an electric and broadband cooperative located in Litchfield, MN and bills about 9,100 accounts monthly.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Work Order Management following RUS Work Order procedures
• Work with meter, transformer and security light records, service equipment locations, and inventory item tracking

• Maintain inventory for construction and maintenance of the electric and broadband system

• Maintain inventory of office materials

• Purchase/order all materials for electric and broadband operations

            • Backup to Operations Administrative Assistant

• Respond to general operational concerns or questions from members, contractors and the general public.

• Easement filing and recording, Service Order creation, monitoring & closing outage report records in Outage Management System.

• Assist with Operations record keeping.

• Dispatch line crews to outages and coordinate with after-hour response center.

            • Assist Operations staff with written correspondence

Education:  HS education plus one year of office assistance training or record-keeping is preferred.

Experience: 3-5 years of related experience.

Computer Skills:  Proficiency in Microsoft Word is desired. Must have the ability to learn industry-specific software.

Work Schedule Requirements:  May be asked to work after hours during storms for crew coordination during major outages.

 

Other: 

  • Must possess valid MN driver’s license
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Must have strong attention to detail, accuracy and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to maintain accurate records

 

Interested candidates should send resume with three professional references and salary history by October 7, 2020 to: WorkAt@meeker.coop or mail to Mary Alice Holm, Meeker Cooperative, 1725 US Hwy 12, Litchfield MN 55355. 

MCLP is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

 

HELP WANTED: OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

Meeker Cooperative is seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time Operations Administrative Assistant. MCLP is an electric and broadband cooperative located in Litchfield, MN and bills about 9,100 accounts monthly.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to general operational concerns or questions from members, contractors, and others.
  • Work with easement filing and recording, service order creation, monitoring and closing, and outage report records in the Outage Management System.
  • Assist in maintaining Safety records, and Operations Inspection records.
  • Assist with inventory paperwork – receiving and checking out.
  • Assist Operations staff with written correspondence.
  • Coordinate/Schedule fleet maintenance and repairs with repair technicians and record keeping of such repairs.
  • Dispatch line crews to outages and coordinate with after-hours response center during major outage situations.
  • Backup to Work Order & Purchasing Administrative Assistant
  • Work Order Management
  • Maintain proper stock of materials needed for Construction
  • Purchasing/ordering of materials
  • Special equipment tracking

Education:  HS education plus one year of office assistance training or record-keeping is preferred.

Experience: 3-5 years of related experience.

Computer Skills:  Proficiency in Microsoft Word is desired. Must have the ability to learn industry-specific software.

Work Schedule Requirements:  May be asked to work after hours during storms for crew coordination to during major outages.

Other: 

• Must possess valid MN driver’s license

• Must be self-motivated

• Must have excellent customer service and communication skills

• Must have strong attention to detail, accuracy and problem-solving skills

• Must be able to maintain accurate records

Interested candidates should send resume with three professional references and salary history by October 7, 2020 to: WorkAt@meeker.coop or mail to Mary Alice Holm, Meeker Cooperative, 1725 US Hwy 12, Litchfield MN 55355. 

MCLP is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

 

NOTICE TO MEEKER CO-OP MEMBERS
REGARDING
COVID-19

 


Meeker Cooperative is committed to the safety of its members and employees. As a result, we are closely following the guidelines of the Governor and CDC during this pandemic. As an essential service provider, Meeker Cooperative will continue overall business operations while practicing preventative pandemic measures. Keeping the lights on and internet connected is vital to our member-owners.

Following are some of the measures we have enacted to ensure the health of the Co-op’s employees and our members while continuing business operations. Additional actions to help members through this pandemic are listed as well.


• While many employees are working from home your phone calls will continue to be answered as best and quickly as possible during our normal office hours of 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Co-op’s office number is 320-693-3231.
• Additional ways to contact us are by filling out the Contact Us information on the Coop’s website www.meeker.coop or by email to customerservice@Meeker.coop.
• We have taken actions to ensure the safety and health of our field personnel while we continue to provide reliable service and restore any outages as quickly and efficiently as possible.

We encourage members to make bill payments through:
o SmartHub – SmartHub allows you to manage automatic credit card drafts and make one-time payments via checking/savings or credit card. Online payments will post to your account once you receive a confirmation email. You can sign up for SmartHub at www.meeker.coop.
o Phone – Call 844-834-4462 to make payments by Credit or debit card or bank account. Payments will post to your account once you receive a confirmation number.
o Automatic Bank Draft – Your payment is drafted from your checking or savings account on the due date. Call our office at 320-693-3231 to set up this service.
Communication is key. As we face these unique and unprecedented times together, please help us communicate in a timely, and cost-effective manner by providing us with your current email address. I simply ask you to go our website Meeker.coop and click on the link to provide your email address. Please be assured we do not sell any member information nor allow others to use it in any way. Thank you.

The Board of Directors and employees understand this is a difficult time and we remain confident that with a focus on safety and health we will get through this successfully. Please be assured that your team at Meeker Cooperative Light and Power Association continues to work hard to keep your lights on and VIBRANT internet streaming.

We thank you for your patience and understanding. Stay healthy and safe.

Karen Becker, Board President
Tim Mergen, CEO/GM

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