Farmers Electric Cooperative has an immediate opening for an individual who is looking for a career in field engineering. The position of Engineering Aid requires a high level of problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills. As an Engineering Aid you will apply field engineering methods to assist in the layout and design of overhead and underground distribution power lines, prepare staking sheets/sketches for construction, and/or Right of Way projects. This position requires an Associate Degree in related field or High School Diploma with working experience and knowledge in staking/sketching/designing for an electrical distribution/transmission utility or related field. Applicants will be required to demonstrate proficiency in working with Microsoft Software: (Excel, Word, and Outlook). Working knowledge of Computer Aided Design, surveying instruments, and post-secondary courses in algebra, trigonometry and geometry are highly desired.
This Engineering Aid position earns a competitive salary. We also offer paid training, health insurance, generous paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, a retirement pension plan, a 401(k) plan, and a hybrid of remote/field work opportunities. This position typically works Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM with occasional overtime and travel less than 10% of the time.
ABOUT FARMERS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
Formed in 1937 to bring electricity to the rural areas of Northeast Texas, we are a rapidly growing electric cooperative that provides a safe, reliable, and affordable power supply along with consistently good service to more than 55,000 co-op members in the fast-growing region spanning 12 counties. More than an electric power utility, we're an electric cooperative. We are a community-based organization that is locally owned and operated. Our members have a voice in our policies and practices. With careful management of resources, dedicated employees, and strategic planning, we’ve managed to keep our electricity prices low and our service reliability high.
Our employees are our neighbors and yours, working to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. We’re always on the lookout for more talent. Besides a great job with a powerful purpose, working for us allows our employees to work for a company that puts the needs of its members and the community first. We believe that our electric cooperative is a great place to work and we’re confident that you will too.
About Farmers Electric Cooperative
Farmers Electric Cooperative is not just an electric utility—it's an electric cooperative. Our member-owners have a voice in the policies and practices of our business. Unlike some electric companies, Farmers EC is a non-profit organization that is locally owned and operated. Our employees are our neighbors and yours, working to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. Formed in 1937 to bring electricity to the rural areas of Northeast Texas, today we serve more than 68,000 homes and businesses in the fast-growing region spanning Dallas, Collin, Rockwall, Hunt, Kaufman, Rains, Hopkins, Delta, Franklin, Fannin, Van Zandt, and Wood counties in Texas. We continually strive to be recognized as an exceptional cooperative by our members, employees, and communities, and to exceed expectations for quality and services. With careful management of resources, dedicated employees, and strategic planning, we've managed to keep our electricity prices low and our service reliability high.