Douglas Electric Cooperative, Inc. has a job opening for a Journeyman Lineman to join the crew responsible for maintaining the northern portion of our system. We may consider a 5th or 6th step apprentice with hot sticking experience. This is a union position represented by the IBEW Local 659.
Douglas Electric Cooperative (DEC) is a private, not-for-profit electric utility owned by the members it serves. It was established to provide its 10,000 members with the most reliable electric service at the lowest possible cost. DEC's service area covers 2200 square miles in western and northern Douglas County, with small portions in northeast and southeast Coos County and south Lane County.
Located in the heart of the land of Umpqua between Oregon’s Coast Range to the west and the Cascade Range to the east, Roseburg and the greater Umpqua Valley offer numerous opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. The area’s climate is temperate but still offers all four seasons of weather including warm dry summers and wet winters allowing for an abundance of outdoor recreation including incredible hunting and fishing opportunities, easy access the dunes on the coast, as well as snow mobile trails to the east.
The Position requires a highly skilled, safety oriented, worker with a wide-ranging background in construction, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing of overhead and underground Power lines, with a mindset towards safety. Competitive wage and benefits are offered and DEC working hours recently switched to year-round four ten-hour days Monday through Thursday.
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