Line Worker Position Available – Federated Rural Electric

Federated Rural Electric Association cooperative headquartered in Jackson, Minnesota, is in search of a distribution line worker committed to excellent customer service, the ability to present a positive image for our cooperative and be committed to a safe working attitude and culture.

Federated Rural Electric Association has a vacancy at our Welcome, Minnesota, outpost facility. The successful and motivated candidate will become part of the Federated team working in all aspects of safe operations, maintenance and construction of our electrical distribution system, including our substations. Position requires a valid Class A CDL driver’s license for interstate commerce. Air brake endorsement required. Graduation from an accredited power line school required and, if applicable, enrollment in an apprenticeship program with hours tracked.

Federated Rural Electric Association offers a competitive wage and an attractive benefits package. The wage scale along with the candidate's experience level will determine starting wage.

Applicants must submit a completed Employment Application, which can be found on our website along with the full job description and other requirements at under the employment tab. Applications and resumes with references will be accepted until the position is filled and can be dropped off, mailed, or emailed to:

Federated Rural Electric Association
77100 Highway 71
PO Box 69
Jackson, MN 56143
Email to:

Welcome Lineman Position Description
Welcome Lineman Position Application

This institution is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

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