What Our
Employees Say

Want to know what it’s like to work for an electric cooperative? See what our employees have to say! You can also learn more about East River and connect with our workforce through our cooperative’s LinkedIn page.

There are jobs—and then there are careers.

Casey Sichmeller

Casey Sichmeller

Substation Engineer

“I enjoy being part of a very knowledgeable team that shares ideas from current and past experiences to help solve the new challenges that we face daily in this evolving industry. Whether you’re an employee with East River or with another cooperative, we’re all one big family. Together, we’re all working toward a common goal which is to provide affordable and reliable electricity to those we serve now and in the years to come.”

Kelsey Stone

Kelsey Stone

Administrative Assistant

“East River does an excellent job promoting their commitment to the cooperative principles. One of the cooperative principles is commitment to community. When I started here, I was overwhelmed with the amount of things that East River does for community. East River goes above and beyond the expected community involvement.”

 

Stephen Haider

Stephen Haider

Meter/Relay Technician

“The benefits package offered by East River is a large part of why I decided to work here.  With the retirement plans they offer, I know that I will be financially secure when I retire and that’s the most important benefit for me.”

 

Erik Engelmeyer

Erik Engelmeyer

Transmission Engineer

 “East River is great place to start or continue your career. There’s always a drive to become a better professional in your line of expertise. With the position that I’m in, there are new challenges every day to which I must find solutions and I really enjoy solving those challenges. Whether it’s creating a new line design or working through something that’s found in the field during construction, no two projects are ever the same.”

 

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