Employment Opportunities

General Manager

The Board of Directors of McCone Electric Cooperative located in Circle, Mont., invites applications from  qualified electric utility leaders for the position of General Manager. The Board has selected NRECA’s Executive Search to facilitate the search process.
McCone Electric Cooperative (www.McConeElectric.coop), delivers electric power to more than 5,000 meters in 14,400 square miles of eastern Montana. McCone Electric’s member/owners have relied on low cost, reliable electric service for over 50 years. McCone employs 25 dedicated team members and has annual revenues in excess of $7 million. 
The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven track record of leadership and must be a person of high integrity. The position requires team-building experience and strategic thinking to lead the cooperative. Strong business acumen with an ability to think “outside the box” is desired. The GM must represent the cooperative to the owners and community as well as other affiliated organizations.  A minimum of 5 years of senior utility management experience is required.  Electric cooperative experience is a plus with an understanding of cooperative principles required. A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field is preferred.
For a more detailed job description, please visit http://www.jobtarget.com/c/copro.cfm?site_id=227&co=30504.

 

Journeyman Lineman

Fergus Electric Cooperative, Inc. has an immediate opening for a qualified journeyman lineman.  Requirements include a high school diploma/GED, successful completion of an apprenticeship program involving a minimum of four years line experience in OH/UG electric distribution, including all phases of line construction, maintenance and troubleshooting.  A valid Montana Class A CDL with excellent driving record is required.  The person in this position will be located at Fergus Electric’s satellite office in Roundup, Mont. Technical skills testing and a drug screen are required.
Fergus Electric Cooperative offers an excellent wage and benefit package, including defined benefit and 401k retirement plan.  Fergus Electric is committed to having a strong safety program, and safety is the co-op’s first priority.
Employment applications are available online at www.ferguselectric.coop; or call 406-538-3465 to request an application.  Please send resume and application to:  Dale Rikala, Fergus Electric Co-op, Inc., 84423 U.S. Highway 87, Lewistown, MT 59457-2058; email ferguslinesup@ferguselectric.coop; or call 406-538-3465.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  

 

Journeyman Lineman, Journeyman Line Foreman & Journeyman Lineman Sub-Foreman

Sheridan Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for a journeyman lineman, journeyman line foreman and journeyman lineman sub-foreman.
SEC is a rural electric cooperative located in northeastern Montana.  The cooperative serves approximately 4,105 meters, and has 2,600 miles of distribution line and 150 miles of transmission line. Its headquarter operations are in Medicine Lake.Applicants for the journeyman lineman position must have experience in rural electric distribution systems and be able to obtain a Montana commercial driver’s license. This position pays $39 per hour.
Applicants for the journeyman line foreman position must have experience in rural electric distribution systems and be able to obtain a Montana commercial driver’s license. This candidate also must have experience in directing and controlling daily activities with line personnel in the field. Great communication skills and an ability to become a part of a team are the most basic of traits needed. This position will report directly to the line superintendent. This position pays $41 per hour.
Applicants for the journeyman lineman sub-foreman position must have experience in rural electric distribution systems and be able to obtain a Montana commercial driver’s license. This candidate also must have experience in directing and controlling daily activities with line personnel in the field. Great communication skills and the ability to become a part of a team are the most basic of traits needed. This position will report directly to the line foreman. This position pays $40 per hour.
Sheridan Electric Cooperative offers an excellent wage and benefit package, including defined benefit and 401k retirement plan. SEC is committed to having a strong safety program, and safety is the co-op’s No. 1 priority.
To apply for these positions or to obtain additional information, please send resume to: Scott Westlund, Sheridan Electric Co-op., Inc., PO Box 227, Medicine Lake, MT 59247; email swestlund@sheridanelectric.coop; or call 406-789-2231.