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04/19/2018 to 04/30/2018

Journeyman Lineman
Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., Albia, IA

Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Journeyman Lineman. CVEC is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative located in Albia, Iowa. Currently serving over 6,200 meters within a service territory of 7 counties. Chariton Valley Electric owns and maintains approximately 1,400 miles of electric power distribution lines. Headquarters in Albia, Iowa, located within minutes of excellent schools, local hospital, Lake Rathbun and excellent hunting.

This position will perform assigned work related to construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution system and related equipment.  Requirements will include working in inclement weather conditions, working overtime and being on-call as required. 

RUS/Cooperative background is highly desirable; experience in Hot Line preventive maintenance work with rubber gloves and hot line tools is required as well as knowledge of all line materials, assemblies, equipment and apparatus.  Applicants must possess a high school education (or equivalent), certification from an accredited Power Line Program, in addition to a 4-year Apprenticeship Program. Applicants must, possess or be able to posses, a Class A CDL with air brakes.

This position includes an excellent NRECA benefits package including 401(k), pension, paid vacation, and medical insurance. CVEC is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and three professional references by April 30, 2018, to: 

Brian McKinney, Operations Manager, Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., PO Box 486, Albia, IA  52531 or by email


04/12/2018 to 04/30/2018

Compliance Engineer
East River Electric Cooperative, Madison, S.D.

East River Electric is seeking an experienced engineer responsible for ensuring compliance with reliabilitystandards as mandated by the North American Energy Reliability
Corporation (NERC), Midwest ReliabilityOrganization (MRO), and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).Click here to visit their website for more information.

04/11/2018 to 04/28/2018

Information Technologist
Nodak Electric Cooperative, Grand Forks

Nodak Electric Cooperative has an opening for an information technologist. Click here to visit their website for more information.


04/10/2018 to 04/27/2018

Meter/Relay Technician
East River Electric, Madison, S.D.

East River Electric, Madison, South Dakota, has an opening for a Meter/Relay Technician. Click here to visit their website for more information.



03/27/2018 to 04/17/2018

Finance Manager
North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives, Mandan

The North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives (NDAREC) is seeking a financial management professional to join our team in Mandan, ND.

NDAREC is a non-profit trade association for the state’s 16 distribution co-ops and five generation and transmission co-ops. Incorporated in 1958, NDAREC provides quality services in communications, government relations, safety training, professional development and economic development.

The successful candidate will assist with planning, development, direction, coordination and monitoring of the accounting and financial policies and procedures. The Finance Manager works in close collaboration with the Director of Finance, and the General Manager. An opportunity for career advancement to Director of Finance is probable.

The Finance Manager must be a motivated, energetic individual possessing the highest level of personal and professional integrity as demonstrated through at least three to five years of progressive, management experience in accounting, finance or a business-related field.  A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business is required; an advanced degree or CPA is preferred.

NDAREC offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with professional qualifications and experience and a rewarding work environment. 

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A cover letter, resume and references can be directed to Cindy Levi at The deadline for applications is April 11, 2018 or until filled.


03/28/2018 to 04/28/2018

Apprentice / Journeyman Lineman – 2 Positions
Northern Plains Electric Cooperative, Cando and Carrington

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03/13/2018 to 04/06/2018

Seasonal Apprentice Journeyman Lineman
Nodak Electric Cooperative, Grand Forks

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