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Installations, modifications and maintenance of security related systems for Sho-Me Power. Respond to operations and safety concerns and assist in design of future deployments.


Qualified applicants will have experience in one or more of the following industries: electronics, fire alarm & life safety, and/or building automation. Associates degree in Electronics preferred. Desired knowledge of the following: Genetec, Axis, Panasonic, HID, Honeywell (Vista 128 & Win-Pak).

The Opportunity:

Working in a new control center with cutting edge situational awareness technologies, Dispatchers monitor and operate the power system including dispatching crews during emergency events on the transmission system. Dispatchers plan, coordinate and execute switching operations with field crews within substations and on transmission lines.  Dispatchers maintain the highest level of safety and reliability across the power system operating under NERC standards. 


High school diploma. Associate or Bachelor of Science degree preferred. One to three years system operator experience and NERC System Operator certification is preferred; however, all experience levels will be considered. Essential skills include basic computer skills including Microsoft Office applications, strong attention to detail, ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Applicants must demonstrate the ability to obtain NERC System Operator certification. The successful applicant will have the ability to solve problems under time critical scenarios and should be eager to learn new skills. 

POSITION SCHEDULE:  Rotating Shifts including weekends, holidays and may include overtime.

The Opportunity:

Working with a multi-disciplined team, the Operations Engineer will be involved in a variety of Power Engineering functions including substation operations, system protection, system operations, and planning.  This position is tasked with providing technical solutions for operating a safe and reliable electric transmission system.  Serves as a project manager for a range of projects related to both the improvement and long-term resiliency of the electric system.  Serves as a technical resource to field crews, system operators, and other engineers. 

This is the ideal position if you are looking for a career with a stable, well-respected & established organization. Our compensation and benefits set the standard in our industry, including a competitive salary, education assistance, medical, 401k match, pension, and paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. The Power Operations team is a dynamic, progressive, collaborative team encouraging career advancement and industry excellence.

Essential Skills:

  • advanced computer knowledge
  • strong attention to detail
  • ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The successful candidate will exhibit a willingness to learn a variety of components in the operations and maintenance of the transmission system.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree required. Electrical Engineering preferred; however advanced technical degrees will be considered. 
  • Three (3) years of experience in engineering, project management, or transmission systems support or operations.

Assist with engineering telecommunication systems and supporting infrastructure including feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis, hardware and software configuration, troubleshooting and project management.

What you will be doing:

  • Engineering networks utilizing SR-MPLS, MPLS and MPLS-TP
  • Engineering networks utilizing BGP, OSPF and ISIS
  • Engineering networks utilizing RSTP, MSTP, G.8032
  • Engineering entworks utilizing TDM and WDM
  • Engineering networks utilizing GPON and XPON

Skills we're looking for (Essential):

  • Critical thinker
  • Self-management
  • Interpersonal
  • Work ethic
  • Passion
  • Problem-solving
  • Communication

Even better if you have (Highly Desired):

  • AS/BS in an engineering or technical related field
  • Routing and/or networking certifications
  • Demonstrated experience in IP routing and MPLS
  • Knowledge of Telecommunication/Service Provider architecture and design


The Opportunity:

Assess potential data sources and design plans to integrate, centralize, protect and maintain the data. Develop, implement and collaborate on data projects. May serve as lead data authority. Opportunity to work on a variety of applications and develop solutions that meet the organizational needs of Sho-Me Power and Sho-Me Technologies and member cooperatives.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leverage Relevant Data Architect tools to document and build data platforms
  • Support merging new systems with existing legacy structures
  • Support a variety of “data-centric” business applications, including the organization’s SCADA system and operational asset management systems and processes
  • Work with Cybersecurity Staff to ensure systems maintain security

Skills we’re looking for (Essential):

  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems
  • Familiarity with database management, user interface, query software, data modeling tools, Object-Oriented/Service Oriented Architecture concepts

Even better if you have (Highly Desired):

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical Problem-Solving skills
  • Ability to find creative & workable solutions to complex projects


Please direct employment inquiries to Human Resources Department, Sho-Me Power, P. O. Box D, Marshfield, MO, 65706.

Phone: 417-859-2615

Fax:  417-468-3506 or e-mail to

Sho-Me Power is an equal opportunity provider and employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Sho-Me Power, please contact Human Resources at 417-468-2615 or e-mail to

*Please note:  We accept applications for current openings only. Unsolicited resumes are not an expression of interest.