Employment Opportunities

Work Order Clerk

Sun River Electric Cooperative in Fairfield MT is accepting applications for the position of Work Order Clerk.  Primary responsibilities include accounting for labor, materials, and other costs associated with construction projects; maintaining inventory records and plant accounts; maintaining subsidiary records on substation and transportation equipment; verifying invoices for payment; coordinating material purchases.  Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or comparable experience is required.  Excellent benefit package offered; wage will be based on experience.  Applications are available online at www.sunriverelectric.coop or call 406-467-2527.  Submit application and three letters of reference to Leona Huidekoper, Office Manager, Sun River Electric Cooperative, PO Box 309, Fairfield MT 59436.  Deadline for submitting applications is June 2, 2017.

Journeyman Lineman

      Marias River Electric Cooperative is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Journeyman Lineman.
      MREC is a rural electric distribution cooperative located in Shelby, MT.  MREC is located 90 miles north of the Great Falls and serves approximately 4,000 member owners in Toole, Liberty, and Pondera counties.
     The ideal candidate must have a thorough knowledge of the construction, operation, and maintenance of distribution and transmission lines and substations.   A thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code, OSHA Rules and Regulations, the ability to read and understand, staking sheets, Rural Utilities Service (RUS) specifications, and assembly and material specifications.  A working knowledge of leadership is required.
     A high school diploma or equivalent is required, along with a Journeyman Lineman Certificate of Completion.  Five plus years of progressive experience in all aspects of electric utility construction, maintenance, and operations experience is preferred.
     The selected candidate will report directly to the Operations Superintendent.
     MREC offers a competitive salary and a benefit package including NRECA retirement and a Linco insurance program.  The selected candidate will be required to become a member of IBEW local 44.  Pre-employment drug and physical test is required, and must be able to obtain and maintain a valid Montana (CDL) driver’s license
     To apply; please submit a cover letter, and resume, along with 3 professional references no later than May 26, 2017 to:

Mr. Randy Ruff
Operations Superintendent
Marias River Electric Cooperative
P.O. Box 729
Shelby, MT  59474

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 swestlund@sheridanelectric.coop; 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 mrussell@bhcec.com (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.