• Provides supervision of Boswell Instrument & Controls team to assure safe, environmentally compliant, and reliable power generation.
  • Oversees team performance, schedules work for efficiency and productivity, provides daily work direction and employee performance feedback.
  • Works in concert with Superintendents, Maintenance Leads, Production Coordinators, and other support services to plan, prioritize, schedule and oversee daily maintenance activities, planned or unplanned outages, and projects.
  • Requires knowledge of the power generation process and related controls for proper maintenance and operation of systems and equipment.
  • Directly leads skilled technical group that performs calibrations, troubleshooting, repair, modification, installation and maintenance of complex instrumentation and control systems.
  • Requires a high level of interpersonal skills to establish and maintain productive working relationships.


  • A two-year Technical College degree or Associate degree required.
    • Examples of preferred areas of study include electronics, instrument and controls, electrical/mechanical maintenance, engineering, environmental, or business administration.


  • Seven years or more years of job-related experience required.
    • Leadership and/or project management experience preferred.
    • Technical experience preferred, examples may include PLC programming, SCADA systems, troubleshooting various instrumentation, preventative maintenance, or equivalent.
    • Additional examples of other job-related experience may include team management, safety, compliance, project management, managing environmental risk and regulations, or equivalent.


  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class D drivers license.
  • This position is subject to NERC CIP (North American Electric Reliability Corporation – Critical Infrastructure Protection) standards.
  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position.

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ALLETE is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected class.

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Location: Cohasset, MN
Application Close Date: 06/26/2024