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.
Outstanding Medical Benefits
401k & R&S Retirement
Paid Vacation and Sick
Victoria Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To perform and assist with the general engineering activities of the Cooperative by applying proven technical knowledge, sound engineering judgement and proficient skill to ensure that the electrical system meets present and future requirements and is providing safe, reliable and affordable power to its members/owners. Helps assure that electrical facilities are constructed, maintained and operated to industry standards in accordance with sound engineering design principles. Assists with electrical system planning including long-and-short range plans and programs for the orderly development of distribution facilities. Provide input to and coordination with VEC engineering consultants on matters of system design, construction, operation and maintenance. Assists with electrical system modeling, analysis, monitoring, inspection, electrical facilities meet NEC, NESC, RUS and Cooperative standards. Bachelor's degree in engineering and registration as a Professional Engineer with the State of Texas preferred. Experience with distribution generation and system interconnections, Microsoft Suite, Microsoft Project, GIS, AMR, ACADA, Milsoft WindMil, CYME Power, Engineering software, AutoCAD and underground electric utility systems preferred.
Broadband Administrative Coordinator
Provide effective support to the Broadband division by fulfilling the division’s administrative and business needs. Coordinate resources needed to achieve divisional goals ensuring deliverables exceed customers’ expectations and meet Cooperative quality standards. Assemble, maintain and update files, records, reports, contracts and additional correspondence requested. Collaborate with internal departments and outside business partners as needed for cohesive working relationships. A minimum of five years of progressive responsibility working in administrative services, construction, project and/or office management. Must have a thorough working knowledge of general office, computer and record keeping practices, possess excellent organization, time management and problem-solving skills, experience working in a multi-dimensional role supporting several different facets within a business, division or department, be able to communicate via phone, email and/or written correspondence in a calm and professional manner under varying circumstances in a fast-paced environment.
The Operations Manager is responsible for all electric distribution operations, construction and maintenance functions of the Cooperative; including, but not limited to, management of the Operations Department personnel. Practical application of skills in a related type of organization for a minimum of ten (10) years is required. Experience in an Electric Cooperative is preferred. Candidate should possess demonstrated management expertise with minimum three (3) years’ experience. Normally, the successful applicant would have pursued a systematic lineman training program, served as an Apprentice Lineman through Journeyman Lineman and a related supervisory position.
To efficiently monitor stock and communicate material levels to Purchasing. Accurately receive incoming materials into inventory control software and properly shelve materials. Upload barcodes from new equipment into inventory control software prior to issuing to field technicians. Keep field technicians stocked daily with materials required to complete customer service orders. Distribution of project materials to construction crews. Monitor, maintain, and facilitate repairs of VEC properties. High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license. Forklift experience preferred. Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Must have a working knowledge of general Warehouse practices. General knowledge of basic plumbing, HVAC, and electrical preferred. Knowledge of broadband/internet materials preferred. Should have considerable skill in effectively dealing with a variety of people under difficult circumstances. Should be able to communicate information over the phone. Must have ability to express oneself orally, in writing and work well with others. Must be able to compose correspondence and use basic information and data in developing reports.
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.