Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

Generation Engineer - Central Iowa Power Cooperative, Cedar Rapids

Date Posted
December 22, 2022
Full Time

Job Details

Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) is currently searching for a Generation Engineer to join the team in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This position performs plant engineering and project management and other duties related to operation, maintenance, and capital improvements of the Cooperative’s generation facilities. This position also performs power plant fuel and production cost analysis, power market analysis, and power plant efficiency studies.


  • Perform and prepare written results of engineering studies conducted for the efficient operation and maintenance of the CIPCO generating facilities.
  • Assist CIPCO plant management with operations analyses and maintenance troubleshooting.Assist the Supervisor of Generation Engineering with recommending, planning, and at CIPCO-operated generating plants.
  • Perform analysis on generation production costing, fuel budgeting, and power markets.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual capital and O&M budgets for CIPCO-operated generating facilities.
  • From time to time, participate in committee meetings with dispatch partners.
  • Assist the Director of Generation Assets.
  • Assist the Manager of Environmental and Safety as required on environmental monitoring and reporting efforts.


CIPCO provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Pension plan
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life Insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, and much more.


About CIPCO 
CIPCO is a generation and transmission electric cooperative built by member cooperatives and the communities they serve. With a balanced, 24/7 energy portfolio, CIPCO is committed to providing cost-effective, clean, safe, and reliable energy. CIPCO and its 13 members serve over 300,000 Iowans in 58 Iowa counties. CIPCO’s principal place of business is Des Moines, Iowa, with locations in Cedar Rapids, Creston, and Wilton. For more information about CIPCO please visit:

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Requirements and Critical Success Factors

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, or other related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Collaborative; able to effectively work in team environment; willing to assist others
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Strong organizational, coordination and time management skills
  • Is a self-starter with high level of initiative
  • Able to work independently or on a team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Problem-solving skills


Contact Information

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