Job Openings

Hutchinson Utilities Commission welcomes you as an applicant for employment.


Your application will be considered with others.

It is our policy to provide equality of opportunity in employment. The information requested in the application is considered personal and confidential and used only in conjunction with your possible employment. Please furnish us with complete information. You are encouraged to attach any additional information that you believe qualifies you for the position in which you are applying.

Current Job Openings:


Natural Gas Division Welder/Serviceperson I/II

Hutchinson Utilities Commission seeks qualified applicants for the position of Welder/ Serviceperson I/II. Duties include installing and replacing distribution mains, service lines, and metering and regulating facilities, records creation and maintenance, assisting with outages and other emergencies, responding to service calls, following safety rules and regulations, equipment and vehicle operation, and attending safety trainings. Requires H.S. diploma/ GED with five years experience in the natural gas industry desired. Knowledge of DOT pipeline and industry standards. DOT Part 192, Appendix C or API 1104 welding certification. Must maintain all necessary Operator Qualifications. Valid Minnesota Class A commercial drivers license required. Desirable qualifications include welding and polyethylene fusion certification, pipeline locating, and natural gas transmission and distribution systems installation and maintenance experience. Starting pay range: $25.43 -$35.33/hr per the union contract and dependent upon experience and qualifications.  Competitive benefit package.  Full job description and required application packet available at or , Hutchinson Utilities Commission, 225 Michigan Street SE or City Center, 111 Hassan Street SE, Hutchinson, MN 55350; tel: 320-234-0501 or e-mail: Apply by February 2, 2018.

HUC is proud to be a Veteran Friendly Employer in partnership with MN Dept. of

Employment &Economic Development. EOE

Posted 1/18/2018 - Application deadline February 2, 2018

System Controller I/II

Hutchinson Utilities Commission (HUC) seeks qualified applicants for a System Controller (union position) for our municipally owned utility. Position monitors electric and natural gas transmission/distribution systems, HUC communication systems (radios and telephones), SCADA systems for alarm conditions and contingencies, and takes proper action to maintain the system and operations in a safe and reliable state.  Position monitors electrical generation, orders start up and shut down of electrical generation facilities to maintain schedules for reliability, predicts the amount of generation and natural gas needed to satisfy system load, keeps necessary records on power transactions, electric and natural gas needs, system logs and other reports, and maintains the general cleanliness of the control room.  Demonstrates safe work practices, receives service calls and dispatches staff to outages or other service issues. Rotating 24/7 shift work schedule.  Preferred applicants have at least four years experience as an apprentice System Controller or equivalent work experience, knowledge of MS Windows and Office, good communication skills, and previous control room or electrical experience.  Pay range is $32.67 – 37.91/hour.  Position description and required application packet available at Hutchinson Utilities Commission, 225 Michigan Street SE, and the City of Hutchinson, 111 Hassan St. SE, Hutchinson, MN  55350, or on the following websites: and Questions can be directed to Angie Radke, Administrative Coordinator via e-mail at, or by telephone at 320-234-0501. Application deadline is January 19, 2018.  Hutchinson Utilities Commission is proud to be a “Veteran Friendly Employer” in partnership with MN Dept. of Employment & Economic Development.  EOE.

Posted 12/28/2017 - Application deadline February 2, 2018

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"Fill-in" application: 2016 HUC Application For Employment


Attach your documentation to your application and submit it to:

City of Hutchinson
Human Resources Department
111 Hassan St SE
Hutchinson, MN  55350
Fax: (320) 234-4240


Hutchinson Utilities Commission does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its services, programs or activities. If you require accommodation in the hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (320) 234-5608.

Data Privacy Notifications

The information you supply in an employment application will be used to assess your qualifications for the position for which you are applying. You are not legally required to provide the information, but we will not be able to consider your application without it. The information is requested to distinguish you from other applicants; to identify you in our employment files; to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications of the position for which you are applying; and to contact you for employment interviews.

The following information on an application will be considered private data on individuals pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act: your name, home address, home phone number, and Social Security Number. If you are certified as eligible for an employment vacancy and if selected for an interview, an applicant is considered a finalist for the position and your name will become public data. If you are hired by Hutchinson Utilities Commission, all information you supply on this application will become public, except your home street address, home phone number, Social Security number, and answers given to questions marked confidential.

Access to a free public computer is available at the Hutchinson Public Library located at 50 Hassan St SE in Hutchinson, MN.