Employment Opportunities – Journeyman Lineman


Oconto Electric Cooperative (OEC), located in Northeast Wisconsin where national forests, lakes, rivers, and trails offer great opportunities for fishing walleye, small mouth bass, and perch, as well as hunting, golfing, hiking, biking, boating, snow sports, and much more. OEC owns and operates, 10 substations, 60 mi 34.5 kv transmission, 645 mi URD, 800 mi OH serving over 10,800 members is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Journeyman Lineman. The ideal candidate must have a thorough knowledge of the construction, operation, maintenance of distribution and transmission lines and substations.

High school diploma or equivalent, and Journeyman Lineman certificate of completion, with 5-10 years of progressive experience in all aspects of the electric utility construction, maintenance, and operations is required.  An understanding of RUS line construction specifications a plus. The successful candidate must have the ability to work well with others, be committed to cooperative philosophy, and adhere to all Safety and OSHA rules, regulations and guidelines.

This is a union position with the IBEW Local #2150. The successful candidate is required to live within 20 minutes of the cooperative headquarters and be available for after-hours standby, and hold a current class A, unrestricted commercial driver’s license (CDL).  

Oconto Electric Cooperative offers a competitive benefits package with Pension, 401k, and Insurance programs.  Journeyman’s wage is set and follows the collective bargaining agreement between IBEW Local #2150 and Oconto Electric Cooperative.

Interested applicants please send a cover letter w/resume and application to Attn: Human Resources, Oconto Electric Cooperative, P.O. Box 168, Oconto Falls, WI 54154 or email to: humanresources@ocontoelectric.com.       

Deadline to apply: 4:00 p.m., June 19, 2021

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Oconto Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other protected group status.

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