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Current Job Openings from other Cooperatives

Journeyman or Apprentice Distribution Line Worker – Central Electric Cooperative – Mitchell, SD – Accepting applications for a journeyman or apprentice distribution line worker to work from our Mitchell, SD headquarters. To be considered, you must have a journeyman lineman certificate or have a minimum of 2,000 hours of experience. Eligible applicants must also have a valid South Dakota Class A commercial driver’s license. Central Electric offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications along with an excellent benefit package. To be considered for this position, a Central Electric employment application must be completed. For an application, visit our website at centralec/jobs, or call 605-996-7516. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 22, 2020.

Utility Line Instructor-Off Campus – Norfolk, NE – This position will develop, design, write and deliver job training and safety class sessions as required and assist in the development of additional training activities for the Nebraska Rural Electric Association, Nebraska Municipalities and other participating electric utility organizations as assigned by the Dean and the JT&S Coordinator. This position will further collaborate with industry leaders to schedule, travel to, and deliver the class sessions in a timely fashion at numerous locations. Class sessions may entail a non-traditional schedule, travel, overnights, and the potential of more than a 40-hour work week. The position requires the maintenance of accurate documentation of training, courses offered, and the submittal of required reports. This position will primarily maintain training responsibility for electrical utility organizations within Region III, consisting of the western third of the State of Nebraska including Cherry County south to Red Willow County and west to the Nebraska border. This position will also be responsible for conducting training at sites in Eastern Wyoming. The trainer must reside within or near the Region III training area. Bachelor’s degree or an Associate degree in the field with five years of work experience required. Requires extensive background in electrical safety and regulatory issues as it relates to high voltage rural electric work practices. Ability to develop and use effective organization and work procedures. Experience in education/training is desired. High Voltage Utility Worker background required. Selected candidates will have to conduct a 10-15 minutes presentation or lecture as part of the interview process. To apply, visit

Electrician – Kingsbury Electric Cooperative – De Smet, SD – Seeking an electrician with a South Dakota, Class A or B electrical contractor’s license. This position works with all levels of staff in determining needs, organizing and following through with project requirements. The role performs basic equipment installation, electrical feeds and service connections, generators, bidding, etc. Email application and resume to or mail to PO Box 126, De Smet SD, 57231.

Journey Lineworker – Nobles Cooperative Electric – Worthington, Minn. – Nobles Cooperative Electric, a rural electric cooperative in Worthington, Minn., is accepting applications for a full-time journey lineworker until Dec. 24, 2020. Applicants must have vocational training in the power lineworker course or equivalent. For an application, visit their website at www.noblesce. coop or contact Julie at Nobles Cooperative Electric (507-372-7331).

Journeyperson (Journeyman) Electrician – Traverse Electric Cooperative – Wheaton, Minn. – looking for a full-time permanent Journeyperson (Journeyman) Electrician. A two year associate degree or certificate in an electrical program required and must have a current Journeyperson (Journeyman) license in Minnesota and/or South Dakota. The individual must be hardworking, dependable, and motivated. For a job application and job description please visit under employment opportunities. To request an application or job description please call 800-927-5443 or email your request to klupkes@ Completed applications can be mailed to Traverse Electric Cooperative, Inc., Attn: Karen Lupkes, PO Box 66, Wheaton, MN 56296 or emailed to Application deadline is December 31, 2020.

Engineering Manager – Vigilante Electric Cooperative – Dillon, Mo. – The position requires a BSEE degree from an accredited university and a Montana PE license or the ability to acquire the MT PE license within six months. Supervisory experience in excess of three years is required. Knowledge of Aclara TWACS metering, Futura mapping and NISC and Milsoft software is also strongly preferred. Thorough knowledge of current NESC requirements and RUS 12.47kV, 24.9kV and 69kV Standards and construction practices is required. Position is a part of the senior staff and reports directly to the General Manager. Pay is based on experience. Please contact Rollie Miller, General Manager, at (406) 683-2327 for questions or a complete job description. Submittals for the position will be accepted until the position is filled and can be emailed to VEC is an equal opportunity employer.

Journey Lineworker and Apprentice Lineworker – Sioux Valley Energy – Hartford, SD – Looking to add two lineworkers (journey and apprentice) to our team at our outpost location in Hartford, S.D. The successful candidates must live within a 10- 15-mile radius of Hartford, S.D. They must have a strong commitment to work safely, provide excellent customer service and be self-motivated with a positive attitude. Full benefit package including retirement pension, 401K, medical insurance, PTO, holidays, volunteer time and more. Apply online at