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Facilities Technician

Lake Region Electric Cooperative
Pelican Rapids, Minnesota (US)
DOE with benefits

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If you are ready to join a team that believes in their mission and takes pride in what they do for our membership, join our team at Lake Region Electric Cooperative (LREC)! We are a member-owned electric utility located in the lakes country of west-central Minnesota, 45 miles SE of Fargo/Moorhead.

We are seeking a full-time Facilities (Building and Grounds) Maintenance Technician to start mid to late summer 2024. This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation, daily monitoring, and maintenance activities associated with the general upkeep, standard procedures, positive public image, and regulatory compliance of all buildings and grounds owned by the Cooperative. Assure well-managed, well-maintained buildings and grounds, placing emphasis on a space for which you are honored to present to members, and that supports a safe, quality, and productive environment for employees in alignment with the operational goals and objectives.

Facilities Management (Pelican Rapids & Otter Tail locations)

  • Maintain facility assets through scheduled preventative maintenance, annual inspections and repair activities which includes but are not limited to roof inspections and repairs, concrete and asphalt paving inspections and repairs, mechanical and electrical (i.e.: solar panels, generator) systems inspections and repairs, warehouse equipment (i.e.:  garage doors, warehouse crane system) and any other facility or equipment inspections and repairs.

Building Services

  • Maintains cleanliness, safety, and supplies of buildings including windows, flooring, painting, furniture, meeting space, appliances, and security, etc.
  • Grounds Maintenance (except substations) 
  • Responsible for upkeep of grounds including grass, landscaping, trimming, gutter cleaning, snow removal, and refuse removal.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 3 years facilities management, custodial or other relevant area.
  • Obtain certification as a Class A/B Operator for the underground storage tank (UST) program within 1 year in the position. 
  • Basic knowledge of building systems, including HVAC, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, maintenance, and inventory control.
  • Safely operate janitorial and ground maintenance equipment, use hand and electrical tools, and read and interpret technical building documentation.
  • Intermediate computer proficiency, with ability to use Microsoft Office products including Outlook.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and motor vehicle insurance. 
  • Capacity to work standard work hours, Monday – Friday 7:00AM – 3:30PM with flexibility to ensure the building is ready for the workday. Ability to support the operational needs by responding on the weekend or evening to snowfall or building emergencies.  Assistance will also be expected during major outages.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment screening which may include a physical examination, drug screening, background check, reference check, and motor vehicle record check as applicable to the position.

LREC offers a competitive wage, benefits package, and paid time off. 

Click Apply Today for all the details to be considered.
This position will remain open for 30 days or until filled; however, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the review process will begin right away. 


Questions regarding the position can be directed
to or 218-863-9854


LREC is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). 

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