Relay & Meter Technician
Advanced Apprentice


  • Install and maintain relay protection and control systems.
  • Provide technical support to internal/external departments and customers.
  • Provide relay system reliability, integrity, and security.


  • Two-year technical college degree (or higher) with course work in electronics/electrical technologies and microprocessors.


Advanced Apprentice Level:  

  • One year or more of direct job-related experience.
    • Related experience will include:
      • Maintenance electrical work with a strong background in the following: electrical control circuits, instrumentation control circuitry, motor controls, PLCs, and print reading in an industrial environment.


      • Job-related experience as a Relay & Meter Technician.

*Level to be determined based on experience and qualifications*


  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • This position will report regularly in person to Coleraine, MN.
  • This Position is subject to NERC CIP (North American Electric Reliability Corporation – Critical Infrastructure Protection) standards.
  • Occasional out-of-town work and after hours call-outs will be required.
  • Successful candidate will be required to complete an apprenticeship program.
  • Requires good communication skills to establish and maintain positive working relationships.
  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.

This applicant pool may be used to fill additional openings within 120 days of the posting close date.

Employer will not sponsor Visas for position.

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ALLETE is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  

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Location: Coleraine, MN
Application Close Date: 7/9/2024