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People's Energy Cooperative is committed to providing fair and equal opportunity employment and advancement to all employees and applicants. We strongly believe in and follow Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) principles as indicated in our Statement of Nondiscrimination. At People's Energy Cooperative, we strive to provide a safe and productive work environment to our employees. Therefore, before extending an offer for employment, it is our policy to conduct a thorough background screening which includes reference checks, degree confirmations, and a criminal background report. People's Energy Cooperative is a smoke-free, drug-free, and alcohol-free workplace.


Employment Opportunities


Journeyman Lineworker

Uses the Cooperative's system maps and interprets staking sheets, understands overhead, underground and special construction specifications, reads circuit and sectionalizing diagrams and is familiar with the proper operation and application of all sectionalizing devices used on the Cooperative's system to renders prompt, efficient and reliable electric service. Uses materials and supplies required for line construction to ensure construction is done according to specifications. Performs all necessary activities in the construction and maintenance of energized and de-energized overhead and underground distribution lines, according to RUS specifications and as detailed on the staking sheet to ensure safe, efficient and reliable electric service. Performs all the duties of a grounds worker, equipment operator and lineworker; as well as properly using and keeping trucks, tools and assigned equipment in good working order. Accepts outage calls, during and outside of business hours, to quickly restore electric service should an outage occur.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduation from vocational/technical school in the power line studies field.

EXPERIENCE: Experience, training, testing and abilities of a qualified journeyman, and have completed a recognized apprenticeship training program.

KNOWLEDGE: Must possess a valid Minnesota driver's license with the Class A CDL endorsement. Required to observe all traffic laws, rules and regulations in the operation of cooperative vehicles. Must remain insurable to operate all Cooperative vehicles required for the position. Use two-way radio and comply with operating practices in its use to assure for safe construction of the electric system.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to



Note: Applications and resumes are only accepted when we have a current opening and are not kept on file.




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