Southwestern Electric is seeking an experienced lineman for our Greenville location. As a lineman in Greenville, you'll be making a difference in our Bond, Fayette and Madison counties. Our linemen get a lot of variety in their work. From distribution and transmission to overhead and underground to building and maintaining our own substations and everything in between, our linemen are responsible for all of it. If you're looking for a career as a journeyman lineman, submit your application here.
At Southwestern Electric, you'll not only enjoy working within our Cooperative family, you'll also receive excellent pay and benefits doing the work you love in our rural communities.
Southwestern Electric is a not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative serving over 23,000 members on 3,500 miles of power lines in the metro St. Louis area. We are an equal employment opportunity organization.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. A Journeyman Lineman must possess and exhibit the ability and desire to perform duties promptly and correctly as well as the ability to work cooperatively and as a team member and an exceptional understanding of electricity.
Must hold a Journeyman Lineman card.
Class-A CDL required and maintained.
Proficient in Rural Utility Services (RUS) construction design specifications.
Must be willing to attend any schooling the Cooperative deems necessary.
Must possess a thorough knowledge of electric utility safety rules and regulations.
About Southwestern Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Formed in 1939 with a loan from the Rural Electrification Administration (REA), Southwestern Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SWECI) is a not-for-profit, member-owned cooperative located in Southwestern Illinois. Southwestern Electric Cooperative serves nearly 23,000 residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial member accounts in parts of Bond, Clay, Clinton, Fayette, Effingham, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Montgomery, Shelby and St. Clair Counties. Headquartered in Greenville, Illinois, the co-op maintains nearly 3,500 miles of power line, employs more than 75 people, and owns a 47-megawatt peaking plant.