South Central Power

Careers

Employment opportunities with South Central Power

South Central Power invites you to explore your career opportunities with us and learn more about the cooperative. We strive to maintain a well qualified and productive workforce. South Central Power strongly believes in and follows Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) principles and provides a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salaries.

Current job openings

 

South Central Power Company has an immediate opening for a Journeyman Line Worker at our Lancaster, Ohio location. The successful candidate will have satisfactorily completed a recognized apprenticeship program and be able to perform all classes of overhead and underground distribution work on energized and de-energized lines.

South Central Power is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Lancaster, Ohio, with additional offices across the state. South Central Power serves approximately 115,000 customers and owns and maintains 11,600 miles of distribution line and 256 miles of 69 kV transmission line. The cooperative operates six 138 kV to 69 kV delivery points as well as 70 substations and delivery points. South Central Power serves residential and a wide range of commercial and industrial customers in very rural areas of south central and eastern Ohio as well as suburban areas south and southeast of Columbus.

Responsibilities include all types of work involved with the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, removal and inspection of electrical transmission and distribution facilities, which includes substations.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a high school degree or equivalent
  • Must be classified as a Journeyman in the electrical field
  • Maintain a Class A CDL
  • Successfully pass a background check, drug/alcohol test and a physical and knowledge based pre-hire assessment

The awarded candidate will be required to live within 25 miles of the facility within the first 6 months of employment and is required to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for scheduled or unscheduled assignments. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package.

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South Central Power Company has an immediate opening for a Journeyman Line Worker at our Hillsboro, Ohio, location. The successful candidate will have satisfactorily completed a recognized apprenticeship program and be able to perform all classes of overhead and underground distribution work on energized and de-energized lines.

Responsibilities include all types of work involved with the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, removal and inspection of electrical transmission and distribution facilities, which includes substations.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a high school degree or equivalent
  • Must be classified as a Journeyman in the electrical field
  • Maintain a Class A CDL
  • Successfully pass a background check, drug/alcohol test and a physical and knowledge based pre-hire assessment

The awarded candidate will be required to live within 25 miles of the facility within the first six months of employment and is required to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for scheduled or unscheduled assignments. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package.

EEO – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans`

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South Central Power Company has an immediate opening for a Transmission & Distribution Design Engineer.

The Design Engineer will work on electric transmission and distribution projects. Major elements of the position will require completion of design calculations (strength, clearance, thermal rating), design and analysis of pole structures, design and analysis of foundations, layout of new line routes, preparation of construction drawings and details, preparation of bills of material, performing field surveying, overseeing design contractors, and project management. This position provides technical support for all aspects of the distribution and transmission design, provides technical training to engineering and operations groups, assist with the development of the construction and design standards, stays current with technical developments in the industry, oversees the public project reimbursement process including ODOT Procedures 75-1 and 75-2.

Qualifications
• Candidates should possess knowledge of the RUS electrical transmission and distribution standards as well as NESC code.
• A bachelor’s degree in a technical field is required.
• Candidates will have at least three to five years of engineering experience. Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification is preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package.

EEO – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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South Central Power Company has an immediate opening for a Journeyman Line Worker at our Canal Winchester, Ohio location. The successful candidate will have satisfactorily completed a recognized apprenticeship program and be able to perform all classes of overhead and underground distribution work on energized and de-energized lines.

Responsibilities include all types of work involved with the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, removal and inspection of electrical transmission and distribution facilities, which includes substations.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a high school degree or equivalent
  • Must be classified as a Journeyman in the electrical field
  • Maintain a Class A CDL
  • Successfully pass a background check, drug/alcohol test and a physical and knowledge based pre-hire assessment

The awarded candidate will be required to live within 25 miles of the facility within the first 6 months of employment and is required to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for scheduled or unscheduled assignments. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. Interested candidates can apply online.

EEO – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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South Central Power Company has an immediate opening for a Journeyman Line Worker at our Barnesville, Ohio location. The successful candidate will have satisfactorily completed a recognized apprenticeship program and be able to perform all classes of overhead and underground distribution work on energized and de-energized lines. Responsibilities include all types of work involved with the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, removal and inspection of electrical transmission and distribution facilities, which includes substations.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a high school degree or equivalent
  • Must be classified as a Journeyman in the electrical line field
  • Maintain a Class A CDL
  • Successfully pass a background check, drug/alcohol test and a physical and knowledge based pre-hire assessment

The awarded candidate will be required to live within 25 miles of the facility within the first 6 months of employment and is required to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for scheduled or unscheduled assignments. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package.

EEO – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Apply online

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South Central Power Employment Application

This employment application is intended to be completed only when a position is available at the cooperative. Applicants may apply online (see the job description for the link to apply) or print and complete the application and fax or mail it to the contact information below. Resumes may be attached to the application.

In order to be considered an applicant at South Central Power Company, basic qualifications specified in the job posting must be met. If your qualifications are adequate with the posted job requirements, you may be contacted for further employment consideration.

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Contact information:

Human Resources Department
South Central Power Company
2780 Coonpath Road NE
Lancaster, OH 43130
Fax: 740-681-4488

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