An Exciting, Rewarding Career

As a public utility, Elk River Municipal Utilities is focused on people. We are owned by those we serve and led by a mission to provide our customers with safe, reliable, cost-effective, and quality long-term electric and water utility service.

This commitment also applies to our employees.

At ERMU, you will find a friendly work environment, opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work, and competitive pay and benefits.

Build an exciting and rewarding career with ERMU. Any current open positions will be listed below. Contact us for more information.



Elk River Municipal Utilities is accepting applications for a full-time Substation Apparatus Technician. This position is responsible for the repair, maintenance, installation and testing of utility substation/system apparatus and communication/control equipment.  Performs equipment and instrument field-testing and troubleshooting.  Assists with the collection, analysis, and preparation of reports for system data. Assists in maintenance and operation of electric generation equipment. Provides general support for other departments and assists with general duties. Ideal candidate will have strong employment history. The 2020 salary range is $30.93 to $44.19 per hour with excellent benefits. Please click here for a full job description with required and preferred qualifications.

Resumes, along with a completed Substation Apparatus Technician Application Packet, must be received by January 28, 2021. Please submit resume to: Elk River Municipal Utilities, 13069 Orono Parkway, P.O. Box 430, Elk River, MN 55330, or via email to:

Substation Apparatus Technician Application Packet


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