Entries by KMEA

City of Ottawa, Journey Level Lineman

Journey Level Lineman   Position Summary:         The City of Ottawa, Kansas is recruiting for a Journey Level Lineman.  Under the supervision of the Electric Distribution Assistant Superintendent, the Journey Level Lineman performs skilled work in the construction and maintenance of the electric distribution system for the City of Ottawa. The employee in this position is […]

Realibility means business

Reliable, low-cost electricity is a critical factor in economic development. Here’s how you can show off your reliability advantages — both on paper and in practice — to the businesses your community is trying to attract. ➡️ https://buff.ly/2DaGGLj#PublicPower

“Our 10 Best Stories of 2018”

As you know I am kind of stuck on Utility Dive as my go to source for the latest information. Sometimes controversial but right to the point. They have published their top ten 10 best stories of 2018 and wow, what a year it has been in the electric utility industry. We have seen renewables […]

Public Power Is a Great Cause

Public Power is a Great Cause Ben Kostick has served as a commissioner of the Lewis County Public Utility District in Washington state since 2007 and serves as chair of the American Public Power Association’s Policy Makers Council. This interview occurred in conjunction with the Policy Makers Council Summer Fly-In meeting in late July. Why are […]

City of Baldwin City, Power Plant Operator

Position opening: Power Plant Operator Reports to: Power Plan Superintendent FLSA Status: Non-exempt Retirement: KPERS Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision Salary range: $17.37 hour – $24.72 hour Under the supervision of the Power Plant Superintendent, the Power Plant Operator is a limited-supervisory position. The employee in this position works daily on machinery, building repair and […]

Natural Gas Update

With low storage levels and an early blast of winter weather, the natural gas industry has been on a tear the past few weeks. Daily Mid-con prices on November 1st posted around $2.70 per MMBtu Today, November 20th, they are approaching $4.50 per MMBtu; an increase of more than 60% Demand continues to grow as […]