DEMCO, the largest electric cooperative in Louisiana, provides reliable electric service to over 100,000 members in seven parishes, including Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, & West Feliciana.
DEMCO is currently seeking a Electrical Engineer to assist Engineering and Operations with the planning and system protection for the department. Duties will include development of the Work Plan; training on substation equipment, relays and protective devices, drawing and completion of jobs pertaining to the Engineering Department; assist with transmission line, substation, power factor and voltage coordination and correction studies. This position will also assist in the design and construction of new substations and retrofit existing substations including equipment specifications, drawings, relay settings, and testing. A Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering is required along with a minimum three years of related utility experience. The ideal candidate will have prior work experience with WindMil and LightTable programs. Experience with Aspen One Liner, Cyme TCC, and/or SEL AcSELerator is a plus.
Excellent benefits & competitive salary offered. Equal Opportunity Employer. For a full job description & to submit an application, visit demco.org/careers
A degree in Electrical Engineering is required and the ideal candidate will have some prior work experience.
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.