Excellent Opportunity! If you’re looking for challenging work, the opportunity to grow, and to improve your quality of life, then we’re looking for you! MEC is a rural electric distribution cooperative located in La Pine, Oregon. Our welcoming and affordable community is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, surrounded by open meadows, lakes, and rivers making it the ideal place to find work-life balance.
Midstate Electric Cooperative, Inc. located in La Pine, Oregon is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Journeyman Lineperson:
Qualified applicants must be high school graduates or equivalent, certified, and a graduate of a utility or union affiliated journeyman line person apprentice program or equivalent. Must have or ability to obtain certification on 1910.269 standards within six months of employment. Extensive experience in overhead and underground construction and maintenance on distribution and transmission lines and outage restoration. Residency within 20 miles of Midstate’s headquarters facility is required. An
Position open until filled. EEOE.
Qualified applicants must have an Associate’s Degree or one year utility experience or three years of non-utility experience in related position. Must be able to receive, disburse and ship materials. Must be able to operate forklift and other mechanical equipment. Assists in completing inventories of materials and supplies. Must have facility maintenance experience. Good communications and people skills, proactive, creative, well-organized, neat, self-starter, highly-motivated and able to work under high demand situations. An Oregon CDL Class A driver’s license (subject to substance abuse testing) is required. Must possess basic working knowledge of personal computer (word processing/spreadsheet). Qualifications include skill, knowledge, ability, problem solving and inter-personal relationship behavior. Must reside within 20 miles of headquarters facility. This is an Hourly / Non-exempt Union Position – IBEW Local 125.
Position open until filled. EEOE.
How do I apply for a posted position?
SUBMIT COVER LETTER WITH RESUMES TO:
Midstate Electric Cooperative, Inc.
PO Box 127
La Pine, OR 97739
No telephone calls will be accepted.
MEC will grant equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to their membership in a protected classification. We believe in recruitment that will ensure the cooperative has qualified employees available at all levels to meet its short and long term business objectives.
Resumes will be accepted only when position vacancies are available. Check out this page for the qualifications associated with the position(s) currently available at MEC. This page is updated as positions become available.
All vacancies are also advertised in applicable media releases (newspaper, association magazines/publications).
We Love Where We Live! You Will Too!
La Pine is a small frontier town nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, surrounded by open meadows, lakes and rivers. Strikingly beautiful and with unparalleled access to the wonders of Central Oregon.
Proud, independent and affordable, La Pine is characterized by people being good to each other. La Pine has a deep sense of community and is a place where people go out of their way to help a neighbor and truly care about each others’ well-being.