Employment Opportunities

Journeyman Line Foreman

Sheridan Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for a journeyman line 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 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.
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. 

Staking Technician

Sheridan Electric Cooperative (SEC) is accepting applications for a Staking Technician. SEC is a rural electric cooperative located in the Northeast corner of Montana. SEC serves approximately 4,105 meters, has 2,600 miles of distribution line and 150 miles of transmission line.
Applicants for the staking technician position must have experience in rural electric distribution systems and be able to obtain a Montana commercial driver’s license.  Familiarity with NISC IVUE, staking and mapping is a plus.  Great communication and ability to become a part of a team are the most basic of traits needed. This position pays $28-35 per hour.
SEC 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.
Please submit an application (available on SEC website) and resume by mail or respective job search site to: Max Beach, Sheridan Electric Co-op., P.O. Box 227, Medicine Lake, MT 59247 or mbeach@sheridanelectric.coop.

HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR 

McKenzie Electric Cooperative (MEC), a member-owned rural electric distribution cooperative located at the heart of the Bakken Oil play, has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic leader to fill the newly created position of Human Resources Director. MEC has retained NRECA’s Executive Search to facilitate the search process.
The successful candidate will establish the overall direction for planning, development, implementation, and administration of all personnel programs. This includes recruitment, retention, compensation, benefits, performance management, employee relations, employment equity programs, labor relations, payroll administration, worker’s compensation, job descriptions, employee training, and benefits education programs. The Human Resources Director is an important member of the Senior Management Team and reports directly to the General Manager.
A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Administration, Business Administration or related field with a concentration in Human Resource Management is required with at least seven (7) years’ human resources experience. Must possess knowledge of employment and benefit laws and human resource management principles, practices and procedures. PHR or SPHR certification preferred.  The candidate should demonstrate initiative, self-motivation, and favorable attitude and be capable of effectively communicating with the public and employees, both orally and in writing. For a more detailed job description, please visit http://www.jobtarget.com/c/copro.cfm?site_id=227&co=30504.

The deadline for a resume, 3 references and cover letter is April 27th.

Please submit to:
Tammy Lehman
NRECA Executive Search
ExecutiveSearch@nreca.coop
(785) 764-0296

McKenzie Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All replies are confidential.