The search for a purposeful career can begin and end at your local electric cooperative because working toward a greater purpose is at the heart of the co-op business model. Electric co-ops are community-focused organizations that deliver safe, reliable and affordable energy to the consumer-members they serve. Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc. is currently seeking applicants for an Electrician at their Beloit office located at: 3075B US Hwy 24, Beloit, KS 67420. RHEC provides competitive wages and benefits, including:
Employer funded Retirement Program
401(k) Plan with employer match
Double Salary Basic Term Life Insurance and A D & D with employer paid premiums
Long Term Disability Insurance with employer paid premium
Business Travel Accident Insurance with employer paid premium
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Comprehensive Major Medical insurance with employer paid premium
Section 125 Plan and DCAP
Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Dental plans available at employee's expense
Inspect, install, remove, and repair electrical equipment in a safe, logical and efficient manner complying with all electrical codes and safety regulations. Receives, stores and issues equipment, tools and safety equipment in warehouse. Builds and repairs meter loops, disconnects and load control devices.
Electricians are required to do a wide range of jobs on electrical equipment, including, but not limited to, low and medium voltage electrical systems, load centers, fire protection systems, grounding systems, lighting systems. With respect to the systems and equipment listed above, the following duties are performed:
Inspection of the equipment and systems, including, but not limited to, the following duties:
using sight, hearing and the sense of touch and smell to examine the equipment and systems for defects and operating modes outside normal parameters
using test equipment, control schematics and other tools to examine the equipment and systems for root cause of defects and operation outside design parameters or to compare actual system design to engineering drawings and other schematics
dismantling, troubleshooting and reassembling equipment and systems to examine parts that cannot be examined when the equipment is intact
identifying root cause of defects and failures and recommending repairs or other measure to eliminate the defect or failure
Installation of equipment and systems, including, but not limited to, the following duties:
rewiring equipment and systems
cutting, threading and bending conduit
installing new wiring and cables in equipment and systems along raceways and other paths
connecting equipment and systems to power sources
fabricate and install brackets, hangers and panels for equipment and systems
rigging, lifting and bracing heavy motors and other equipment in its designed location
returning the equipment and systems to service
Removing equipment and systems, including, but not limited to the following duties:
using hand tools, cranes, forklifts, rigging and other tools and equipment to remove brackets, hangers and panels and to remove specific equipment from its normal location
disconnecting wiring from the equipment and systems on which work is done
dismantling equipment and systems to facilitate inspection, repair and replacement
Repairing equipment and systems, including, but not limited to the following duties:
replacing defective parts
fabricating parts as needed
temporarily bypassing defects to assure operation of equipment and systems
returning the equipment and systems to normal operation
safely operating equipment, including, but not limited to, the following:
mobile and overhead cranes
mechanical work platforms
digital and analog multi-meters
cars and utility vehicles
miscellaneous hand tools and hydraulic tools
Will be required to perform routine facility maintenance, inspections, schedule and oversee repairs.
Locating underground cable when needed (Kansas One-Call locates).
Miscellaneous duties include, but are not limited to:
contributing to overall plant safety by adhering to safety standards
assisting in the instruction and on-the-job training of apprentices and trainees as assigned
keeping personal work areas clean and free of safety hazards
Ensures materials are stored for easy accessibility and that work area is clean and safe, eliminating hazards as appropriate.
Directs and conducts periodic and annual inventory of materials.
Ensures that paperwork is complete, accurate and on time.
Demonstrates empathy and responsiveness to internal and external customer needs by being timely, delegating if necessary and following through on customer satisfaction.
The employee will be accountable for safely and satisfactorily completing jobs as assigned. The employee will be responsible for analyzing all requirements to complete a job, recognizing impediments to satisfactory completion and seeking guidance when needed.
It is the policy of Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to any legally protected status such as race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal for retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.
About Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a member-owned electric cooperative providing service to 11,200 meters in parts of 16 northern and north central Kansas counties. The corporate office relocated to Beloit, Kansas in June 2016. Rolling Hills Electric’s 40+ employees maintain and operate approximately 6,400 miles of line.
Members of Smoky Hill Electric, NCK Electric and Jewell-Mitchell Electric gave their approval to the consolidation of the three cooperatives. Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc. was the name chosen to identify the areas in which we serve effective January 1, 2002. At the time of consolidation, Smoky Hill Electric served approximately 2,900 meters over 1,500 miles of line in Ellsworth, Lincoln and portions of Russell counties. Jewell-Mitchell Electric served approximately 4,670 meters over 3,100 miles of line in Jewell, Mitchell, Osborne and Smith counties. NCK Electric served approximately 3,000 meters over 1,800 miles of line in Cloud, Republic and portions of Washington and Clay counties.
With the consolidation, Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative, Inc. became the third largest cooperative in Kansas.