La Plata Electric Association’s mission is to provide our members safe, reliable electricity at the lowest reasonable cost while being environmentally responsible. We are shaping the future by building trustworthy community partnerships as an innovative, forward-thinking industry leader, delivering excellence in our member-owned cooperative.
This position stakes changes to the Association’s electrical infrastructure using RUS approved engineering standards at the request of its membership or LPEA.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities, with limitations depending on risk to the health/safety of the employee and/or others.
Plans and schedules assigned work to ensure it is completed on time.
Designs power line installations or changes as needed using RUS engineering standards and methods.
Prepares required documentation (e.g. staking sheets, material pick lists, and Work Order reports).
Applies and interprets LPEA’s Service Line Extensions policy.
Assists in acquiring easements, rights of way, and permits to allow for construction of lines as needed.
Meets with LPEA members to determine their needs for power lines.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Valid Colorado Driver’s License
Experience in the operation of electrical transmission and distribution systems and associated equipment
Successful completion of an approved Apprentice Staking Engineer’s program
Proficient with computers and be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
Experience with CAD systems preferred
$44.91 per hour
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Paid vacation, personal leave, and sick time
Flexible work schedules
Health club reimbursement
About La Plata Electric Association Inc.
LPEA is an electric cooperative in beautiful south west Colorado.
Mission Statement: La Plata Electric Association, Inc. provides its members safe, reliable electricity at the lowest reasonable cost while being environmentally responsible.
Vision Statement: Shaping the future by building trustworthy community partnerships as an innovative, forward-thinking industry leader, delivering excellence in our member-owned cooperative.