First day of work

Congratulations on your new job at Dakota Gasification Company! Here are some tips to help get you ready for your first day of work.

What time should I get to work?

Please report to the receptionist at 7:30 a.m.

What about dress code?

Appropriate dress at Dakota Gas is casual (jeans, t-shirts). Shorts and tank tops are prohibited. If your job requires steel-toed safety boots, you will need them the first week. Dakota Gas will pay for them. Talk to your recruiter for details.

Where should I park?

Feel free to park in any undesignated parking space in our parking lot.

What will I do when I get there?

An orientation is being scheduled for you. Further details about your orientation will be provided to you as soon as they are finalized.

What should I bring?

Bring documents to provide evidence of identity and employment authorization, as well as social security numbers and dates of birth for any dependents or beneficiaries. If you would like your check to be direct deposited, please bring your banking information or a voided check with you.

What do people do for lunch?

Our cafeteria is available with reasonably priced meals. The cafeteria accepts debit and credit cards. There is an ATM available.

Or, you may bring your own lunch and eat in the cafeteria.

What day is payday? What about other benefits.

Payday is every other week. Please take a look at our benefits page. If you have any questions, benefits will be discussed during orientation.

Do you have information on my new community?

Please take a look at our Communities page. If you have other questions, please ask your recruiter.

What is the policy on smoking?

North Dakota law "prohibit[s] smoking, including the use of electronic smoking devices, in public places and most places of employment in the state, including certain outdoor areas." Basin Electric has had and will continue to have the following policy in place for Headquarters: "The Cooperative buildings are smoke-free. Smoking is permitted outside in designated areas only. The Cooperative supports a safe and healthy working environment and encourages all employees to maintain a healthy