General Job Title: Electric Utility Lineman

Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc.

4900 Keller Hicks Road

Fort Worth, Texas 76244

Job Summary: A Lineman performs several duties involved in the operations, construction, troubleshooting, and maintenance of overhead and underground energized and de-energized conductors and equipment. Work often involves climbing poles, working out of a bucket truck, working in manholes & vaults, installing transformers, capacitors, regulators, and other line equipment, while following Cooperative, NEC, NESC, REA, and OSHA and other state and regulatory agency rules and procedures. Working knowledge of the Cooperative's distribution systems and electrical circuits. Being on stand-by call for power outages & overtime activities.

Primary Responsibilities: Climbing poles, Operating bucket trucks, aerial devices, production diggers trucks. Works on overhead and underground energized power lines. Makes overhead and underground terminations and connections. Troubleshoots and restores service. Communicates with the public and with customers. Loads and unloads material & equipment. Attends in-house and special training sessions. Attends safety meetings. Wears rubber gloves, sleeves, hard hats, safety goggles, safety glasses, full body harnesses, and other safety attire. Maintains tools and equipment in good working order. Maintains ability to administer first aid, pole top and bucket truck rescue, and artificial resuscitation. Fills out appropriate paperwork and documentation. Maintains the ability to read and understand engineering and staking sheets. Fills out inspection sheets on equipment. Stocks trucks with proper material.

Position Requirements: High School Diploma; Lineman Training School preferred; CPR and First Aid certified or the ability to become certified; Driver's License and/or a Commercial Driver's License; Experience preferred but not required; Ability to demonstrate and perform job knowledge and skills in order to advance to next job level via competency assessment and/or performance evaluation; Basic math and arithmetic skills; Ability to learn Cooperative's service territory; Ability to learn and understand basic and advanced electrical theories; Perform call out duties; Reside within a reasonable response time distance to service area; Work outdoors 95% of the time in all types of weather conditions and environmental conditions for extended periods of time; Work up to 100 feet above ground level; Lift and carry 100 pounds for up to 20 feet.

Applicants: Interested applicants should send application and/or resume to:

TRI-COUNTY Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Attn: Scott Baumbach

4900 Keler Hicks Road

Fort Worth Texas 76244


Fax: 817-431-9680

Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We offer excellent benefit package(s) with full time employment. Wages based on experience/qualification/skills. Physical, drug, alcohol test screening required.

Electrical Engineer

Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Fort Worth, Texas

Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for an Electrical Engineer position based in its Northeast District Office in Fort Worth, Texas (adjacent to Keller, Texas). Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a fast growing cooperative with approximately 95,000 meters with annual revenues approaching $225 million. The Cooperative provides services in sixteen counties in North Central Texas.

The position is responsible for system planning and budgeting; the efficient and economic design and construction of underground and overhead electric distribution systems; coordination and project management of work orders; correspondence with developers, engineers, homebuilders, municipalities, consultants, and utility contractors; together with performing and managing all CAD activities, construction drawings, cost estimates, material management, and surveying.

A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college is required. A demonstrated proficiency in computer technology and Computer Aided Drafting technology is preferred. Strong communication skills are necessary. Experience in the electric utility industry is a plus.

The Cooperative offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical insurance, life insurance, industry leading retirement benefits, and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications. Selected applicants must pass a job related pre-employment physical examination, an alcohol/substance abuse screening, as well as a driver license record and background check. Interested persons should submit a letter of application and resume to:

Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Human Resources

600 Northwest Parkway

Azle, TX 76020


TRI-COUNTY Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Line Superintendent

Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc., headquartered in Azle, Texas, is currently seeking qualified applicants for a District Line Superintendent position in its Southwest District. The District Line Superintendent will be responsible for the operations, maintenance, construction, and metering of the electric distribution system. The Line Superintendent also assists with the inventory management, service planning, and engineering of the distribution system. Candidates should have at least 15 years of experience in the construction, operation, and maintenance of an electric distribution system, including related substation facilities, and 5 years of supervisory or management capacity. The Cooperative seeks candidates with an above average knowledge & understanding of distribution operations with excellent people and communication skills, proven leadership ability, and a very strong commitment to teamwork and cooperative principles. A college degree in an appropriate field is preferred. The Cooperative has 137 employees and over 95,000 meters. The Southwest District is located in southwest Fort Worth with the district office in Granbury, Texas. The Southwest District is responsible for approximately 14,000 meters. The Cooperative has a good mix of residential, small and large commercial and industrial loads, with a reputation for excellent customer service and reliability. The Cooperative offers retirement plans, competitive benefit programs, and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications.

Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, Please submit resume before April 01, 2014 to:

Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc.

c/o Richard J. Kilar

1623 Weatherford Highway

Granbury, Texas 76048


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Posted December 11, 2013