Employment Opportunities

Mountain Electric Cooperative Employees are considered an integral part of providing our customers reliable electric service. Educational requirements for positions at Mountain Electric range from a High School Diploma to a variety of different degrees. Mountain Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applications are accepted only at the time of a job opening and must be picked up at the locations listed below:

The below Right of Way positions are available for the Mountain City and Newland offices.

Mountain Electric Cooperative is seeking dependable individuals to fill full time line clearance positions at the Mountain City, TN and Newland, NC offices. Primary duties include clearing and trimming electric power line right-of-ways. Requirements are, but not limited to climbing, use of chain saws and other mechanical equipment. This is an entry level position that will prepare the individual for an apprentice lineman position in the future. Promotion into the apprentice lineman program will be available based on qualifications and seniority as positions open.  Wage rate starts at $16.78 per hour. Competitive benefits including company paid medical, life insurance, 401(K) saving, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance and others. As a minimum, applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and must reside within a reasonable travel distance to the reporting office. Applications are available on our website at www.mountainelectric.com or at the Mountain City, Newland and Roan Mountain office locations. Applications for positions are accepted via email at [email protected] . Applications will be accepted through ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­July 28, 2021. Mountain Electric is an equal opportunity employer.

Application for Right of Way positions

 

Positions for the Mountain City office:

See Right of Way positions above.

Positions for the Newland office:

Mountain Electric Cooperative is seeking a dependable individual to provide front office service in the Newland office on a full time basis.  The primary duty of the position is to provide cashier & general office assistance. Necessary skills include: excellent public relations (phone receptionist and front-counter), computer operations, accounting, accurate data entry, team player and use of business software.”  As a minimum, applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. The wage rate starts @ $ 13.83 an hour. Competitive benefits including company paid medical and life insurance, 401 (k) savings, paid holidays, vacation and others.

Applications for the position are available online on our website, www.mountainelectric.com  or at the Newland and Roan Mountain office locations. Completed applications will only be accepted at the Newland, NC office or via email at [email protected].

Applications will be accepted through July 26, 2021. Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Mountain Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Application for Full Time Customer Service Representative 

 

Position for the Roan Mountain office:

Mountain Electric Cooperative is seeking a dependable individual to fill a Part-time Customer Service Representative position at the Roan Mountain, TN office.  The primary duties of the position include providing cashier and general office services.  Necessary skills include, typing, bookkeeping, public relations, PC operations and use of business software. Applicant will generally work two days per week and must be available for other hours on an on-call basis as needed. Wage rate starts at $10.00 per hour.

As a minimum, applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Applications for the position are available on MEC website at www.mountainelectric.com or picked up at the Newland and Roan Mountain business offices.  Completed applications can be emailed to [email protected] or turned in to the Newland, NC office located at 1373 Elk Park Hwy, Newland, NC 28657.

Applications will be accepted through July 26, 2021. Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Mountain Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Application for Part-time Customer Service Representative