Careers

Careers

Discover a Powerful Opportunity at Associated Electric

If you are ready for a highly visible role, a chance to accomplish your professional goals and to partner with an award winning organization - Associated Electric Cooperative has opportunities for you.

Working at AECI is more than a job, it is a career filled with challenges, rewarding work experiences, state-of-the-art tools and exceptional benefits. We are a premier employer comprised of the best and the brightest in the industry.

At AECI, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, your opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry with a growing company are endless. We are searching for talented, enthusiastic people to contribute to our team as we work to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. If you are intelligent, innovative and looking to contribute within a progressive, collaborative business culture, we want to talk to you.

Learn about our power plant careers

Power Plant Careers

New Madrid and Thomas Hill Power Plants

AECI’s two coal-based power plants are the foundation for providing low-cost, around-the-clock power. These power plants make up about 50 percent of capacity, yet they produce about 80 percent of Associated’s energy. Learn More »

Positions:

  • Engineers
  • Equipment operators
  • Chemists
  • Mechanics
  • Electricians
  • Plant operators

Learn about careers across all of our divisions

Accounting & Finance

Accounting & Finance

This division handles all accounting functions for the cooperative as well as annual budgeting, tax reporting, procurement, building services, risk management, treasury services and long-range financial planning. Learn More »

Positions:

  • Accountants
  • Financial analysts
  • Risk analysts
  • Inventory analysts
  • Purchasing agents
Engineering & Operations

Engineering & Operations

This division meets the electricity needs of our member owners through dispatching, purchasing, selling and transmitting electricity throughout the AECI network of high-voltage transmission lines. Learn More »

Positions:

  • Engineers
  • Economic analysts
  • Power marketers
  • System operators
  • Fuels coordinators
Executive

Executive

Our executive division encompasses the CEO/general manager and the legal, compliance and internal audit departments. In addition to the strategic business plan set by the CEO/general manager, communicating, collaborating and complying with AECI board members to meet the power needs of member-owners, while ensuring strategic goals and state and federal compliance issues are followed and met. Learn More »

Positions:

  • CEO/General Manager
  • Internal auditors
  • Compliance specialists
  • Attorneys
Human Resources

Human Resources

This division provides a full range of job functions, including attracting and recruiting candidates, salary administration, payroll, labor relations, benefit administration, compliance, employee record management, employee relations, succession planning and employee development. Learn More »

Positions:

  • Benefit specialists
  • Recruiters
  • Labor specialists
  • Payroll specialists
  • Protective service officers
Information Services

Information Services

This division provides a full range of technology functions, including application development and customization, energy management systems, infrastructure design and support, database design, information security, help desk and compliance. Learn More »

Positions:

  • Programmers
  • Database analysts
  • Network administrators
  • Support analysts
  • Electronic technicians
Member Services & Corporate Communications

Member Services & Corporate Communications

This division provides member and employee communication, such as fact sheets, corporate communications, media relations and publications and manages the energy efficiency program. It also provides various communications and communication support to seven divisions within AECI at three locations. Learn More »

Positions:

  • Marketing specialists
  • Graphic designers
  • Corporate communicators
  • Energy efficiency specialists
Power Production

Power Production

The power production team constructs, operates and maintains our generating resources, manages environmental compliance, plant efficiency and improvements, construction for future generation, all safety activities and works with state and federal agencies to maintain established compliance standards. Learn More »

Positions:

  • Engineers
  • Environmental analysts
  • Safety analysts
  • Outage coordinators
  • Combustion turbine specialists