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Otter Tail Corporation Operator Trainee in Beulah, North Dakota


We have an opening for a full time Operator Trainees at Coyote Station, a 420 MW coal-fired electric generating station near Beulah, ND.

An associate degree in power plant or process technology or equivalent work experience is preferred. The applicant must be mechanically inclined, be able to wear a respirator, able to lift 40 – 50 pounds and must have a valid driver’s license. Applicant will be required to complete an aptitude inventory.

Successful applicant will learn the operating procedures and duties performed by the Fifth Operator, primarily to learn to safely operate the flue gas cleaning (FGC) scrubber and baghouse; learn the name, location, and function of plant equipment; learn all major and minor equipment systems in the plant. Provide general assistance in the power plant as needed. Shift work is required.

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package. In addition to the online application, please upload a current resume. Applications accepted through May 17, 2021.




  • Associates or better in Power Plant Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)