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Employment Opportunities

Consumer/Accounting Clerk

Vigilante Electric Cooperative is searching for a dedicated and outgoing individual to provide courteous and efficient customer service.  Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate teamwork and flexibility and must be able to use business software packages including Microsoft Office Suite.  An equivalent combination of education and experience is desirable. This is a career job with progressive pay and an outstanding benefit package.   The work schedule is Full-time, 40 hrs/wk.   The deadline is February 15, 2017.  Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume directly to Vigilante Electric Cooperative, PO Box 1049, Dillon, MT  59725 or contact Raquel Reno-Morast, 406-683-2327 for more information.


Journeyman Lineman

Glacier Electric Cooperative is seeking a full-time Journeyman Lineman to join our organization headquartered in Cut Bank, MT.  This is an on-call union position, and candidate will be required to be on a rotation schedule for afterhours work.

Education/Experience: Must have a minimum of five years of line work experience and have completed Merchant course or equivalent certification as a Journeyman Lineman.  High school education or equivalent is required.  Courses in electricity, manual arts and mechanical drawing desirable

Physical Requirements: Must be physically and mentally able to continuously perform strenuous tasks such as supervisory, climbing power poles and ladders; lifting weight at least 75 pounds, carrying weight at least 75 pounds and holding over long periods of time; be able to lift and work overhead for long periods of time; be able to walk for up to 12 hours outside in all types of  weather and over all types of terrain; must maintain a physical weight less than the weight capacity placards on all aerial devices; and be willing to accept duty calls under adverse weather conditions 24 hours per day.  Initial and annual medical evaluation required to determine ability to perform essential job functions and subject to random drug testing.

Other Requirements: Must have and maintain a minimum Class A, Type 2, Commercial Driver’s License and must be able to provide the required documentary proof.  Must be able to travel and stay overnight away from the Cooperative service area for training meetings or representing the Cooperative as required. 

  A complete job description and application can be found on our website at or in the Browning and Cut Bank offices. Interested parties are to direct inquiries to General Manager; Matt Hudson and submit the following: (1) completed application for employment; (2) Journeyman Lineman Certification; and (3) Three references. All applications must be received by January 31, 2017 by mail or email applications to


Apprentice Lineman

Big Flat Electric is accepting applications for an electric apprentice lineman that has graduated from a certified line school.  Applicant must have a CDL driver’s license or be able to obtain one for the State of Montana, and will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test as well as a D.O.T. physical.
Contact the office at (406) 654-2040 or visit to obtain an application and job description.  Submit application and confidential resume’ to: Big Flat Electric Co-op., Inc. at PO Box 229, Malta, MT  59538 or by email to:
Applications much be received in the office by 5:00 p.m. on January 18, 2017. 



McCone Electric Co-op., Inc. is currently seeking a qualified applicant for a journeyman or apprentice lineman position.  The reporting location is in Circle, MT.  Circle is an area rich in hunting and fishing opportunities with access to public lands.  Circle is within reasonable driving distance to Fort Peck Lake, Hell Creek Marina and the famous Missouri Breaks.  Mountains and great skiing are only a four hour drive from this location.  The successful applicant must possess a valid MT CDL Class A license (or be able to obtain one within 90 days of the hiring date) and join the local I.B.E.W.  Successful candidate must pass a pre-employment drug test and physical.  The successful applicant must also be able to deal with co-workers and consumers in a courteous and professional manner.   McCone Electric has an excellent benefits program.  A McCone Electric Co-op., Inc. job application is required and may be obtained from McCone Electric at PO Box 368, Circle, MT 59215. The application deadline is December 16, 2016.  Position will remain open until filled.  Call for applications at (406) 485-3430 or e-mail Ed Crockett (  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.   


IT Specialist

Ravalli Electric Co-op (REC) is looking for an IT Specialist who is responsible for providing corporate-wide server and end-user device support for a variety of computer equipment, software and operating systems.  
You will be responsible for maintaining corporate networking including Windows and other servers, wired and wireless infrastructure and WAN access including routing, firewalls and remote access, Active Directory and all other server infrastructure including databases such as Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle, and monitoring Cyber Security for all computing resources to maintain availability for corporate needs while delivering IT support and training to REC employees and the Board of Directors.
Experience/Educational requirements:  A four year college degree in Information Technology or a related field and MCSA certification is preferred. However, consideration of education and work experience including the management and technical support of a LAN and WAN system,  Windows Workstations and Servers, Active Directory, MS, SQL, Oracle and UNIX/LINUX. Responsibilities may be given in lieu of degree.
Must have good analytic, written, and oral communication skills, experience with customer service and be able to lift and carry up to fifty pounds.
Successful applicant must possess a valid Montana driver’s license, present a professional appearance at all times, and have the ability to travel occasionally out-of-town. Offers are contingent upon completion of a background check.
To apply, please visit our website at  and submit a completed REC job application, resume and letter of interest. Benefit package is available after 90 days and competitive wage is DOE. Position is open until filled.


Journeyman Electrician

As an employer of choice, in Medicine Lake Montana, Sheridan Electric Cooperative offers an excellent wage and benefit package (including defined benefit and 401K retirement plan) that will entice the right employee to our doorsteps.

Sheridan Electric Co-op., Inc. is accepting applications for a journeyman electrician. SEC is a rural electric cooperative located in the NE corner of Montana. SEC serves approximately 4,105 meters, and has 2,600 miles of distribution line and 150 miles of transmission line.

The applicants must have schooling or experience in the electrician or inside wiremen field, and be able to obtain a Montana Commercial Drivers License.

This area supports a continuous supply of work centered around commercial, agriculture and residential applications, so lack of work will not be a problem.

Come join a team of people who wants to make a difference everyday for its membership, and join a family atmosphere.

Please send resume to: Scott Westlund, Sheridan Electric Co-op., Inc., PO box 227, Medicine Lake, MT 59247; or email; or call 406-789-2231


Journeyman Lineman

Big Horn County Electric Cooperative of Hardin, MT, has an opening for a journeyman lineman. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a Montana CDL, have completed a recognized four year apprenticeship program; be proficient in operating digger derricks, bucket trucks, trenchers, underground locating and fault finding equipment; be in physical condition to carry out the work associated with overhead and underground power lines; be willing to work in extreme conditions such as heat, cold, wind, rain, snow, at all hours and be on a rotating “On Call” list;  have experience in rubber gloving, the operation of OCR’s and regulators, underground and overhead distribution lines. Having a positive safety minded attitude and being a “team player” is a must.

The successful applicant will be required to live within 15 minutes driving time of work, take a pre-employment physical and drug test, and be on a 6 month probationary period.

We are a farming/ranching community serving rural residents, including three phase irrigation and pumping loads, an oil field, and some small and large commercial loads in Big Horn County, Montana and a small part of North Central Wyoming.

BHCEC offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program.

Send resumes to:  Monte Russell, District Supervisor, Big Horn County Electric Cooperative, INC., PO Box 410, Hardin, MT 59034 or (406)665-2830.  A company employment application with references will be required along with work history dating back five years.  Position will be open until filled.


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