Must possess knowledge of RUS Materials Specifications Construction, National Electrical Safety Code and OSHA Regulations
Possess a valid Texas driver's license
Insurable with the Cooperative's auto insurance carrier
Possess oral and written communication skills in the English language
Possess good interpersonal skills including the ability to maintain a harmonious working relationship with all Cooperative employees
Must be or become certified in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
To ensure all employees are provided with drug free and alcohol free working conditions, pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion and random drug and alcohol testing are conducted on all employees
Subject to irregular hours which may include nights, holidays and weekends
Must be able to work under adverse weather conditions such as extreme heat, cold, high winds and stormy conditions
Subject to travel, including multiple overnight stay(s)
Requires lifting, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, and/or carrying of various weights
Sitting/standing/ walking for extended period of time
About Rio Grande Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Rio Grande Electric Cooperative, Inc. was chartered under Texas law , July 27, 1945, and has the largest service territory of any electric cooperative in the contiguous United Sates. RGEC serves 18 counties in Texas and 2 counties in New Mexico, which covers approximately 35,000 square miles.
At RGEC, “Owned by Those We Serve” is more than a slogan—it’s the way we do business every day. RGEC is owned by those who receive their electric service from the co-op.