Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is a rural electric cooperative providing responsible, reliable, and safe electric power to the communities in Montrose and Delta counties in southwest Colorado. As a not-for-profit cooperative, DMEA's success is driven by the people and places it serves. Thanks to our member-first philosophy, DMEA is a leader in creating responsive and innovative programs that improve the quality of life in our communities. We're so much more than poles and wires.
DMEA has been powering the lives of its members since 1938 with the mission to energize and serve our communities. We are locally owned by those that buy electricity from us and locally governed by an elected board of directors. Our cooperative model delivers better customer service, local accountability, and community commitment.
In addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, check out how DMEA is building a bright future for our communities through our subsidiary, Elevate Fiber - https://youtu.be/Iqc7H33dqcc.
DMEA, is located in Montrose, Colo., a diverse community on the beautiful Western Slope we think it's the best slope of the Rocky Mountains. Montrose offers a wealth of things to see and do; year-round recreational activities, picturesque historical sites, and pristine natural environments. It is also minutes from the Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park and the perfect home base for day trips to world-class ski resorts in Telluride and Crested Butte.
Constructs underground and overhead transmission and distribution lines: including but not limited to digging pole and anchor holes; framing poles; setting poles and anchors; stringing, sagging, and connecting conductor; installing armor rods, down guys, and pad mount gear; and performing related tasks of new construction of energized and de-energized lines. Installs, removes, maintains and repairs poles, steel towers, crossarms, pins, insulators, hardware, guys, transformer racks, switch racks, and outdoor substation structures in connection with construction, operation and maintenance of electrical facilities.
Maintains both underground and overhead distribution and transmission electric system using rubber or synthetic insulation material by replacing damaged transformers, breakers, regulators, conductor, insulators, meter loops, poles, switching or sectionalizing gear and related equipment on energized or de-energized lines. Locate faults.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Must have and maintain a valid Class A Commercial driver's license (will be required to obtain a Colorado CDL upon successful completion of hire). Must have a valid IBEW Journeyman Lineman Certificate. Must have recent experience performing electrical line construction and maintenance work. High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have basic computer skills and legible handwriting. All Journeyman Linemen hired after September 1993 must reside within a 30-minute response time of service area center
Successful candidates must have strong safety approach, excellent organization skills, and be able to communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms. Must be willing to work in a team environment.
DMEA offers an excellent benefits package including a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. For a full position guide and to apply, visit www.dmea.com and click on CAREERS or go to https://dmea.applicantpro.com . Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, October 21, 2018.
DMEA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer and currently has over 100 full-time employees.
Additional Salary Information: DMEA offers an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, rx, life insurance and 401(k) retirement package, as well as many other great benefits.
About Delta-Montrose Electric Association
Delta-Montrose Electric Association is a member-owned and locally controlled rural electric cooperative. We are proud to energize and serve more than 27,000 members in Montrose, Delta, and Gunnison counties in Colorado. As a not-for-profit electric utility we put our members first.