Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

Staking & Field Technician - Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., Albia

Date Posted
July 6, 2020
Full Time

Job Details

Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Staking & Field Technician. CVEC is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative located in Albia, Iowa currently serving over 6,200 meters within a service territory of 7 counties. Chariton Valley Electric owns and maintains approximately 1,400 miles of electric overhead and underground distribution lines. The cooperative is located
in Albia, Iowa, and within minutes of excellent schools, local hospital, Lake Rathbun, Honey Creek Resort, and excellent hunting.

This position will perform assigned work related to the designing, planning, and staking of power lines to individual members and developers of commercial and residential properties as well as rebuilding, replacing, upgrading, and relocating existing lines. The Staking & Field Technician will also perform a variety of duties to include, but not limited to, pole testing with digital testing device, overhead and underground line and right-of-way inspection, primary and secondary line locating, and right-of-way mowing. 

This position includes an excellent NRECA & IAEC benefits package including 401(k), RS pension, paid sick and vacation, along with medical, dental, group term life, and short-term and long-term disability insurance. CVEC is an equal opportunity employer.



Engineering or Journeyman background is required; experience in staking and line design is highly preferable. Applicants must possess a two-year degree or certification from an accredited Power Line Program and have a minimum of 10 years of experience. Must have strong math and computer skills with a high aptitude for drafting and staking programs. Applicants must possess a valid Iowa Driver’s License with the ability to possess a Class B CDL.

Contact Information

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and three professional references to Becky Teno, Interim General Manager, Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., PO Box 486, Albia, IA 52531, or by email

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