Employment Opportunities


Sun River Electric Cooperative, with headquarters in Fairfield MT, is accepting applications for the position of Lineman in the Highwood service area.  The position requires the ability to perform all responsibilities required of a Journeyman Lineman, including rubber gloving and construction and maintenance of electrical transmission, substation, and distribution systems.  Must have valid Montana CDL and First Aid/CPR card, and must have the ability to climb poles and operate bucket trucks, digger derricks, backhoes, and other equipment commonly used in the utility business.  Must pass pre-employment physical and drug and alcohol test.  Will be required to live within 30 minutes response time to Highwood shop.  Applicants not meeting journeyman criteria may be considered for hire as an apprentice based on experience and training.  Applications are available online at www.sunriverelectric.coop.  Send applications to Robert Anderson, Operations Manager, Sun River Electric, PO Box 309, Fairfield MT 59436-0309; email: randerson@sunriverelectric.coop; phone: 406-467-2526.  Deadline: Open until filled.


Apprentice lineman

Southeast Electric Cooperative Inc. (SECO) of Ekalaka has an opening for one apprentice linemen to work from SECO headquarters in Ekalaka.  Along with existing crew, the apprentice will be responsible for construction of new power lines and maintenance of existing lines.  The position requires at least a high school diploma and valid State of Montana Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).  Pre-employment physical including drug test is required.  A Lineman School Certificate is preferred but not required.  However, completion of an approved Lineman Apprenticeship Program will be required while employed at SECO.  This position requires working outdoors under a variety of weather conditions and may also require periods of long and irregular hours including on-call and overtime.
SECO offers a competitive starting salary and an outstanding benefits package including medical, retirement and 401K.  Application forms can be obtained by calling the SECO office at 406-775-8762, on our website www.seecoop.com or by stopping in at 110 So. Main St., Ekalaka, Montana.
Mail or email application to:  Southeast Electric Cooperative, Inc.  Attn:  Jack Hamblin, Manager, PO Box 369, Ekalaka, MT 59324.  jackh@midrivers.com. Application deadline is May 31, 2018.  SECO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.