Lineman provide service, line construction and maintenance of the Cooperative’s distribution system; they train in the construction, operation and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical distribution facilities. Lineman carry out service and maintenance of the electric distribution system as necessary to provide the best possible service to members. Successful candidates will have a HS Diploma or GED, minimum of 5 yrs. Experience and a Class “A” CDL.
The Engineering Manager provides assistance to the Operations Manager and shall accept the responsibilities, authorities and relationships of the position. He or she shall manage the resources allocated to the section to achieve agreed upon results in all areas assigned. He or she will assure that the electrical facilities are constructed, maintained, and operated to industry accepted standards in accordance with sound engineering design. To assure that the electrical facilities meet RUS standards and code requirements. To assure adequate planning including long and short range plans and programs for the orderly development of distribution and substation facilities. Must have a working knowledge of electric properties, equipment, and procedures. A four (4) degree in Electric Engineering and Professional Engineer’s license is preferred.
Right of Way
The Right of Way develops and maintain a right of way program for the Cooperative in order to minimize outages associated with tree growth and improve service reliability for the customer. Demonstrates safe use of chemicals and herbicides, meeting all legal and accepted practices as required by the Texas Department of Agriculture. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and ability to obtain Commercial Driver’s license, 1-2 yrs. experience in distribution line construction, vegetation management, human relations, and supervision or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge. Knowledge of electrical distribution systems, RUS specifications as it relates to electrical distribution construction, Microsoft Office Suite and mapping programs preferred
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Victoria Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer