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Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative is seeking a qualified journey lineworker or 6th step or higher apprentice lineworker for our Humphreys County office in Waverly, Tennessee. Applicants must live in or be willing to move to Humphreys County and a high school diploma or equivalent required.

Journey lineworker: Applicants must possess four years of experience in electric utility business. Must have experience in climbing poles, operating digger and bucket trucks, line construction and maintenance, and system feeders. Must be able to handle primary and secondary voltages using protective equipment. Must have completed the SELCAT Apprentice Lineman Program or equivalent. Job Training and Safety classes helpful.   

Apprentice lineworker: Applicants need experience with basic electricity, heights, and working outdoors. Job Training and Safety classes helpful. Must be at least a 6th Step.

MLEC offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Applications accepted thru 4:30 p.m. June 22, 2018 and obtained at MLEC offices, online download or emailing Send completed applications to: MLEC, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 240, Centerville, TN 37033.


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MLEC is an equal opportunity employer.



The employees of Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative are the key to our success. We depend on a talented and dedicated staff to deliver energy to over 33,500 members. We offer a meaningful work environment, career development, and competitive pay and benefits.

MLEC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. MLEC has a practice of promoting from within the organization when qualified employees express interest. However, sometimes it becomes necessary to recruit and select candidates from outside the organization to fill our staffing needs.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without reqard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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