Join us as a Mechanic (I-IV) at Sunflower Electric Power Corporation, a generation and transmission cooperative in Kansas!
The mechanical maintenance department at Sunflower Electric Power Corporation’s Rubart Station outside of Ulysses, KS is now hiring. Our mechanic opening is YOUR opportunity to play a pivotal role in maintaining natural gas reciprocating, internal-combustion engines.

We are seeking safety-minded individuals who have excellent troubleshooting skills using sound mechanical logic, practices, methods, and procedures of industrial equipment. The successful candidates will install, troubleshoot, clean, inspect, and maintain all generation related mechanical components and equipment to ensure the highest availability and efficiency of operation.


Enhance your knowledge of power plant principles, practices, and systems while furthering your career in an electric utility.
Learn from an experienced and dynamic team who are invested in helping you grow.
Work at a company that cares about your growth, your safety, and the well-being of your family.
Enjoy the wonderful benefits Sunflower has to offer including low health insurance premiums, a company-funded pension, and competitive wages.

Many Sunflower positions are part of a training program, which requires employees to promote through the department upon completion of on the job and computer based training and testing. This position ranges from a Mechanic I ($39.33) through a Mechanic IV ($47.28). Employees in the training program have nine months to progress through each level.


High School diploma and four years maintenance mechanic experience in the heavy industrial or power industry maintenance field.
Vocational degree, certificate, or college course work in a related field is preferred.
Refer to the Responsibility Outline for a complete list of qualifications.

EEI Testing:

We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies. We strongly encourage candidates to review all the information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests, available here:


The username and password are both sunflower. Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It’s important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.

Note: EEI does not allow access to the actual tests. Testing sessions are held at various locations.

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets.