Work in paradise! Cherryland has a reputation as an employer of choice in the Northern Michigan area. We offer state of the art technology and a culture of innovation with a strong focus on safety and our members. Cherryland is also committed to giving back to our community. We are located within the beautiful Grand Traverse area of northern Michigan. If by chance you haven't heard of the various accolades received by Traverse City, check out this link! https://www.traversecity.com/area/about-traverse-city/accolades/
Are you a Journeyman Lineman looking for a place to call home? Cherryland Electric Cooperative is a distribution cooperative in the Traverse City area. We hire Journeymen of the highest caliber that pride themselves on serving our members and keeping their lights on. Due to their dedication to quality and service, our reliability is consistently above 99.99%. In recognition of this, we offer a HIGHLY competitive wage and benefit plan that includes not only a matching 401k but also a defined pension plan that is fully funded by the Cooperative. In addition, we offer an environment sensitive to work/life balance. If you are interested in being treated as an individual and not a number, while at the same time be generously rewarded for your service to our members, this may very well be the place for you!
Our linemen are responsible for the construction, maintenance, operations and outage restoration on the cooperative's distribution facilities. They operate in a safe and efficient manner, to assure our members of safe, reliable and affordable electric energy. The position also involves climbing poles, considerable walking and standing, frequent lifting and exposure to weather extremes. Position also involves after hours response to system outages.
Relocation assistance available.
Must be a certified Journeyman Lineman and possess a Journeyman Lineman card. Must possess and be able to retain a "Class A" commercial driver's license. If hired, must also reside within 25 miles of the cooperative's headquarters in Grawn, MI. (Traverse City Area). Please, do not apply if you cannot meet these requirements. Must also be readily available to respond to system outages after normal work hours.
Must be computer proficient. Must be of the highest integrity, hard-working, dependable, patient and strong in customer relations.
Additional Salary Information: Our very competitive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life, matched 401K AND defined pension plan, paid sick, vacation, holidays and personal time. Fitness incentives, YMCA subsidy, onsite gym and more!
About Cherryland Electric Cooperative
A Great Place to Work!
Here are a few reasons why Cherryland is a great place to work:
• We invest in employee development and advancement.
• We have an active volunteer and community service program.
• We provide a comprehensive employee benefit program.
• We are a forward-thinking organization with amazing people.
Cherryland Electric Cooperative is a respected leader in our community, safely delivering affordable and reliable electricity to our members. We are seen as innovators, communicators and champions of community service. We are an employer of choice in the Grand Traverse area due to our culture, our benefits and our dedication to employee development.
At Cherryland Electric Cooperative, our culture is shaped by our innovative, member focused and empowered group of employees. They live, work and play in our community and are committed to keeping the lights on in our region.