DEMCO, the largest electric cooperative in Louisiana, provides reliable electric service to over 100,000 members in seven parishes. We are seeking an experienced PlanningEngineer to assist the Manager of Substations with the planning and system protection for the Engineering Department. A BS degree in Electrical Engineering and a minimum three years of related utility experience is required. Excellent benefits & competitive salary offered. EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran. Candidates must apply online at www.demco.org.
A BS degree in Electrical Engineering and a minimum three years of related utility experience is required.
DEMCO, now the largest electric cooperative in Louisiana, was formed in August of 1938. One of the fastest growing cooperatives in the nation, DEMCO currently serves over 100,000 members in seven southeast parishes of Louisiana. We maintain a commitment to providing safe, reliable and affordable electricity to our members.
Service to the members of DEMCO begins with a modern system of transmission and distribution facilities with the capacity and reliability to turn the wheels of the largest industrial user.
The system includes ten metering points for wholesale power and 40 substations for system reliability. The primary voltage is 69 kV with 230 kV metering points and substation facilities available. The distribution system primary voltages are 14.4/24.9 kV and 7.62/13.2 kV. DEMCO also provides two mobile substations of 20 MVA and 10 MVA capacity. The electrical system is continually monitored by a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA) to detect system failures.
DEMCO offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Employees are eligible to retire after 31 years of service or age 62 with two retirement plans; a company paid defined benefit pensi...on plan and a 401(k) pension plan with 3% employer matching. Other company provided benefits include group life coverage at 4x annual salary plus $20,000, accidental death & dismemberment coverage at 5x annual salary plus $20,000, business travel accident policy with $100,000 death benefit, dependent life insurance, and short and long-term disability. We also offer a comprehensive medical plan with 80% employer paid premiums along with an excellent dental and vision plan.