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About us

Platte River Power Authority is a not-for-profit wholesale electricity generation and transmission provider that delivers safe, reliable, environmentally responsible and competitively priced energy and services to its owner communities of Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland, Colorado for delivery to their utility customers.

Platte River’s headquarters is located in Fort Collins and its generation and transmission facilities are located along Colorado’s Front Range and in northwestern Colorado.

Learn more about Platte River and see our latest press releases on our homepage at


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Platte River Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click the following links:

EEO The Law                      FMLA Statement 

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

Platte River endeavors to make our careers site accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please call us at 970-229-5323 or email

About the area

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Benefits of working at Platte River

Monetary benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Saving for retirement
    • 401(a) defined contribution plan for employer contributions
    • Optional 457 deferred compensation plan for employee contributions eligible for a percentage employer match
  • Opportunity for quarterly gainsharing based on company-wide performance

Work-life balance

  • Paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday annually
  • Options for flexible work hours

Health and wellness

  • Low-cost medical and dental insurance plan options
  • Separate sick leave time to take care of yourself and your family
  • Wellness programs and incentives
  • On-site workout facilities
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Community involvement

  • Volunteer opportunities within the communities we serve
  • ClimateWise platinum certified

Development and recognition

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Supportive training environment for development and growth
  • Employee recognition programs