Want to enjoy where you work? Cherryland has a reputation as an employer of choice in Northern Michigan. We offer state of the art technology and a culture of innovation with a strong focus on safety and our members. Cherryland is also committed to giving back to our community. We are located within the beautiful Grand Traverse area of northern Michigan. If by chance you haven't heard of the various accolades received by Traverse City, check out this link! https://www.traversecity.com/area/about-traverse-city/accolades/
Cherryland Electric Cooperative is a distribution cooperative in the Traverse City area. We hire employees of the highest caliber that pride themselves on serving our members and keeping their lights on. Due to their dedication to quality and service, our reliability is consistently above 99.99%. In recognition of this, we offer a highly competitive wage and benefit plan that includes not only a matching 401k but also a defined pension plan that is fully funded by the Cooperative. In addition, we offer an environment sensitive to work/life balance. If you are interested in being treated as an individual and not a number, while at the same time be generously rewarded for your service to our members, this may very well be the place for you!
Our Staking Technicians are responsible for efficiently and safely providing efficient and accurate staking duties, considering optimal design, environmental stewardship and economic impact to the Cooperative, while focusing on the needs of the member.The duties involve preparing work orders, staking sheets, construction drawings and similar type work. Perform field work required for staking and marking distribution lines and rights-of-way, audits and/or inspect distribution facilities. Perform service cost estimates, load and voltage drop calculations, and transformer recommendations.
Two year college degree is required, preferably in engineering or related field. Minimum of 2 years of experience in staking electrical distribution, electrical utility distribution engineering, field land surveying, or civil structural design desired. Additionally, a minimum of 6 months experience in computer aided drafting, staking, GIS or mapping system desired. Must be computer proficient. Must be of the highest integrity, hard-working, dependable, patient and strong in customer relations.
If you meet these qualifications, apply now! We would love to talk with you!
Additional Salary Information: Our very competitive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life, matched 401K AND a defined pension plan, paid sick, vacation, holidays and personal time. Fitness incentives, YMCA subsidy, onsite gym and more!
About Cherryland Electric Cooperative
A Great Place to Work!
Here are a few reasons why Cherryland is a great place to work:
• We invest in employee development and advancement.
• We have an active volunteer and community service program.
• We provide a comprehensive employee benefit program.
• We are a forward-thinking organization with amazing people.
Cherryland Electric Cooperative is a respected leader in our community, safely delivering affordable and reliable electricity to our members. We are seen as innovators, communicators and champions of community service. We are an employer of choice in the Grand Traverse area due to our culture, our benefits and our dedication to employee development.
At Cherryland Electric Cooperative, our culture is shaped by our innovative, member focused and empowered group of employees. They live, work and play in our community and are committed to keeping the lights on in our region.