Prepare for a Career

All positions at MGE require a high school degree or equivalent and most require experience or training beyond high school. 

Administrative and Clerical

In general, our administrative and clerical positions require customer service experience. Some require a two-year degree, while others require a four-year BA or BS degree in a related field. Successful MGE administrative and clerical employees share these characteristics:

  • Handle details well
  • Like working with processes, procedures and systems to manage information
  • Find reward in helping others
  • Good communicators


Most of our business positions require a BA or BS degree. Successful MGE business employees share these characteristics:

  • Technical, analytical and people-oriented
  • Ability to understand the big picture as well as work with details
  • Produce and maintain accurate facts and figures for business reporting
  • Enjoy looking at information to help develop strategies for daily and future business decisions


All of our engineering positions (Computer, Electrical, Mechanical or Power) require a four-year engineering degree. Successful engineers working at MGE share these characteristics:

  • Collaborative in working with project stakeholders
  • Innovative in the solution of engineering problems
  • Analytical in interpreting data


We hire electric, gas and power plant technicians. Some of our technical positions require hands-on experience, while others require a certificate from a nine-month technical program or a two-year associate degree from a technical college.

Successful MGE technicians share these characteristics:

  • Like using their hands and head
  • Enjoy physical outdoor work
  • Safety-oriented
  • Good with numbers
  • Thrive solving technical problems

Technical Education and Training

If you’re interested in a technical career at MGE, there are programs available to help prepare you.

Line Technician Programs in Wisconsin

The following facilities offer electric power distribution programs:

Gas Technician Training in Wisconsin

Power Plant Technology Programs

Electric Power and Electronics

  • Bismarck State College - Distance Learning. This program is directed out of Bismarck State College in Bismarck, ND, however the whole program is available online.