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Working for a cooperative is a great career opportunity as it allows you to make the most of your abilities in a great place to call home. If you are looking for a place to apply your skills, have a commitment to providing excellent service and want to make a difference in your community, you've come to the right place. Click on the links under our "Careers" tab to check out our current openings, download an application and see our great benefits.

MWEC offers a competitive salary based on qualifications. An excellent benefit package is offered which includes medical, dental and vision insurance, a defined benefit pension plan and 401k contribution.

 

BENEFITS:

MWEC - Benefit Summary for 2024:
In order to be eligible for MWEC benefits you must work a minimum of 1,000 hours in a one year period.

Benefits that you may immediately participate in:
      * MWEC Blue Cross-Blue Shield health, dental and vision plans
      * Vacation accrual
      * Sick day accrual
      * Life insurance
      * Disability insurance

Benefits that you are eligible for with the first paycheck after your 1 year anniversary:
      * Participation in our 401k program
      * Participation in our NRECA Retirement and Security Program (pension) program
      * The eligibility date is one year from your official starting date

Fleet Maintenance Mechanic - Williston, ND

Lineworker - New Town, ND


Internal applicants: Information in individual personnel files will be used in addition to information requested on your application and resume.

Download an Employment Application 

To obtain an application contact:
MWEC
P.O. Box 1346
Williston, ND 58802-1346

Phone: (701) 577-3765 ex 1005 
Fax: (701) 577-3777


Email: brandyh@mwec.com

 

Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

  • This benefit starts with the first paycheck after your 1 year anniversary.
  • For employees hired BEFORE July 1, 2008 -MWEC pays a 2% base contribution to your 401k regardless if you contribute or not.
  • For employees hired AFTER July 1, 2008 - MWEC pays an 8% base contribution to your 401k regardless if you contribute or not.
  • MWEC will match up to a 2% contribution by an employee to their 401k.       
  • This benefit starts with the first paycheck after your 1 year anniversary.
  • MWEC pays 100% of the premium for the NRECA Retirement and Security Program.
  • Employee is eligible for full retirement benefits after 31 years of employment or age 62 whichever comes first.
  • Retirement Calculation is as follows:
    • (Average salary from highest 5 years out of your last 10 years of employment) X (years of employment) X (retirement factor which is .01) = Yearly Retirement Benefit
  • This benefit starts immediately.
  • MWEC offers Blue Cross/Blue Shield Blue Saver 100 3200.
  • Includes Medical, Dental and Vision plans.
  • MWEC pays 90% of the premium; Employee responsible for 10%. 
  • For 2024 - MWEC will contribute to an employee’s HSA the below designated amount (broken out into 12 month instalments) to every employee who is on the below defined plan.

Blue Saver 100 3200

Cost = Vision + Dental + Medical

Total Monthly Premium

Employee Monthly Cost

MWEC HSA   Contribution Yearly

Family Plan

$1,991.85

$199.19

$2,880.00

Single + Dependents

$1,399.32

$139.93

$2,160.00

Single

$767.12

$76.71

$1,440.00

All employees hired prior to January 1, 2024 are entitled to stay on MWEC's health insurance plan after leaving employment until the age of 65.

  • This benefit starts immediately.
  • MWEC pays premium on Life Insurance policy valued at 3 times the employee’s annual salary.
  • Employee can purchase additional Life Insurance through NRECA up to 5 times their annual salary.
  • MWEC pays half the premium on a $25,000 policy for the employee’s spouse.
  • MWEC pays half the premium on a $10,000 policy for all employee children.
  • MWEC pays full premium on a 1 X salary Accidental Death and Dismemberment policy.
  • This benefit starts immediately.
  • MWEC pays full premium on Short Term Disability which starts after 1 week of illness and goes to 13 weeks.  Pay is up to $300 per week.
  • MWEC pays half the premium on Long Term Disability which starts after 13 weeks, pays 2/3 of employee’s salary.
  • This benefit starts immediately.
  • MWEC offers paid vacation
  • Employees may accumulate up to 40 days/320 hours of vacation time.
  • Vacation is accrued as follows:
  • 0 – 5 years

    8 hours/month

    6  - 10 years

    10 hours/month

    11- 15 years

    12 hours/month

    16 -19 years

    14 hours/month

    20 years & Over

    16 hours/month

  •  Any employee who carries over 40 days/320 hours of vacation, and has 20 or more years of service, will be required to take 5 consecutive days off within 6 months.                    
  • This benefit starts immediately.
  • MWEC offers paid sick leave. 
  • Leave is accumulated at 8 hours per month up to a maximum of 1,440 hours.
  • MWEC will pay $500 per year for sick leave forfeited after the 1,440 hour maximum is reached.
  • This benefit starts immediately.
  • MWEC has the following paid holidays:

 

New Years Day

Veterans Day

Good Friday

Thanksgiving Day

Memorial Day

Christmas Day

Independence Day

Employees Birthday

Labor Day

1 Floating Holiday

 

Note: The MWEC benefit package is subject to change at any time.