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Great Place to Work

Victoria Electric Cooperative, as an equal opportunity employer, provides a multitude of benefits for its employees. Providing service to over 19,487 residential meters and 3,034 commercial meters, there is always something to be done. Phasing out to become a service provider to all VEC members, our internet company Infinium is also working behind the scenes to grow. Competitive compensation is offered to all employees at VEC and Infinium, as well as terrific medical benefits accompanied by an employer-funded health savings account. Tremendous opportunities await those who are looking forward to prioritizing their career with Victoria Electric Cooperative or Infinium. Learn more about career opportunities with Victoria Electric Cooperative and the great benefits which await you today.

Great Place to Live

The Crossroads region is a great place to live as Victoria Electric Cooperative and Infinium Internet have both made their home within the community here. Because the employees of the Victoria Electric Cooperative and Infinium both live and work here, they share many of the same concerns of the residents here regarding health and membership within the community. Dedicated to improving the surrounding areas of the Crossroads Region, the quality of life here only continues to increase due to the outstanding work our employees complete day in and day out. Explore why Victoria and The Crossroads region is thriving in this industry.

Our Benefits

Outstanding Medical Benefits

401k & R&S Retirement

Competitive Compensation

Paid Vacation and Sick

Equal Opportunity   

   
Victoria Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Open Positions

Fiber Optic Splicer

This position will perform work both inside and outside. The position is responsible for all fiber optic connections. This position will be responsible for construction, maintenance and testing of all aspects of VEC's and Infinium's fiber optic plant. All work activities will promote and maintain the broadband business and the satisfaction of our members. The position is responsible for Splicing or patching all fiber optic panels or cables in accordance with the work orders or splice diagrams. Climb up and down poles to install or remove fiber optic coils and splice cases as necessary. Troubleshoot all fiber optic outside plan and member/customer premise electronics. Install fiber optic cable, hand holes and other related task. Have the ability to trouble shoot and learn all phases of fiber installation. HSD or equivalent required. Texas driver's license required. MS Suite preferred. Work is predominately outside in varied temperatures. 

Accounting Specialist

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for performing the basic accounting functions of the cooperative including assisting in the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements and coordination with other departments on the performance of any needed accounting activities. This position will perform accounting analysis as requested by management. Responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining the accounting records of the cooperative, performing monthly maintenance of the general ledger and related divisions, preparing and adjusting journal entries as needed. The position is responsible for the balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis, completing cash verification and reviews of the daily cash transactions, reconciles bank statements, assists with annual budgets and preparation of financial reports for management, board of directors and annual meeting and as requested. Completes the monthly review and reconciliation of power bill and promptly investigates any variances. HSD or equivalent is required. Bachelors degree in finance, accounting or business is preferred. Must have proficiency in MS Office Suite. 

Billing Specialist

This position assists with answering the telephone and supporting customer service and cashier departments; Assisting with gathering of data for various reports and distribution of documents; Assisting with the preparation of Annual Budget; Filing of documents; Assisting with preparation of documents for imaging; Maintaining databases; Gathering data, Completing forms, customer data management and performing other related duties in relation to billing and serving the members. Working hours may fluctuate due to high volume at times during billing cycles, monthly close and year-end. Minimum of 3 years of billing and member services responsibility is preferred. Microsoft Office Suite required including proficiency in Excel. Thorough working knowledge of general office practices that include detailed record keeping and billing processes. Attention to detail and review of monthly reports for billing is required. Must have the ability to interact with members and internal customers orally, in writing and in difficult circumstances both in person or over the phone. HSD or equivalent required, Accounting, Financial Associates/Bachelors preferred. 

Dispatcher

The Dispatcher is responsible for collecting customer information regarding outages and coordinates with service personnel to resolve the outage situations, provides work direction in troubleshooting and restoring electrical service. Within the capabilities of this position, to remain compliant with safety rules and accepted industry standards, practices and operating criteria. This position is responsible for maintaining accurate chronological records of significant events with detail to satisfy legal and operational requirements in reconstruction of occurrences. This position communicates incoming and outgoing underground locates for the construction department on a routine basis. Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite. Partners, Milsoft and SEDC software experience is preferred. HSD or equivalent required. 3-5 years in a 24 hour fast paced environment, handling dispatch is preferred. 12 hour rotating shift work is required, working hours may fluctuate due to high volume at times depending on work load. 

Network Analyst

The Network Analyst will be developing, implementing and supporting complex networking solutions to address a variety of the internet business needs. This position serves as a liaison and onsite resource for network configurations (i.e. routing and switching core infrastructure and network management tools. The position will also participate in network infrastructure, provision new equipment for new customer base and attend architectural discussion to ensure solution are designed and successful implementation. Bachelors Degree in Computer information technology preferred with a minimum of 3-5 years experience with service provider network design and support. Understanding and application in network protocols is necessary. 

Staking Technician

The  staking technician designs, stakes, maps and inspects primary, secondary and service installations for new services, system improvements, sectionalizing equipment and retirements of existing facilities in compliance with Rural Utilities Services (RUS) specifications and the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) that provides safe, prompt, efficient and reliable electric service to Victoria Electric Cooperative's (VEC) members. Responsible for interacting and collaborating with operations and line crews. High School Diploma is required. A degree and/or experience relating to electrical design or the electric utility industry is preferred. Two plus year's experience in electrical distribution staking or design is preferred. Knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS) for updating and ability to review and understand maps, subdivision plots, railroads, highway and other utilities in connection with preparing new system maps for locating distribution lines. This position is primarily outside in varying weather conditions. 

 

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Victoria Electric Cooperative offers competitive compensation, outstanding medical benefits, employer-funded health savings account, 401k with 6% match, retirement and security pension plan, onsite gym, Cooperative discounts, paid vacation, sick leave, and much more! Don’t miss out on this tremendous opportunity.

Email: joinourteam@victoriaelectric.coop