Socorro Electric Cooperative (SEC) was incorporated in 1945 and is a valued member of the community we serve. We are a not-for-profit electric cooperative owned and run by our members. We provide reliable and affordable electric service to a portion of five counties located within an 11,000 square mile territory.
Top Reasons to Work with Us:
Competitive Salary and Outstanding Benefits Package like medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, sick leave & holiday, to name a few.
Traditional Pension Plan and 7% contribution to 401(k)
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Amazing weather all year round – it is not too cold, and it is not too hot
Wonderful and beautiful great outdoor areas for hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, and camping.
We are looking for an experienced Staking Technician to work at our headquarter office in the City of Socorro, located in the middle Rio Grande Valley of beautiful Central New Mexico. The weather is almost perfect year-round. This position performs various staking tasks, including but not limited to designing construction and retirement of the co-op's electric distribution system. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk or sit.
Responsible for single and three-phase designs of overhead and underground electric distribution systems for commercial and residential areas.
Good understanding of electric distribution systems.
Experience with Microsoft Office and Futura System software.
Ability to read, interpret and understand construction specifications, easements, and legal descriptions.
Research and obtain easements, rights-of-way, and statements of authority as required.
Other duties as assigned
Must be a self-motivated individual with a high level of accuracy and the ability to analyze details.
The ability to work independently and with other Departments of the cooperative.
Responsible for project management duties to ensure timely and accurate preparation of designs, staking sheets, and cost estimates.
Candidates must have the ability to interpret a variety of technical instruction in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
Three years of field experience designing and staking single and three-phase distribution systems with an electric utility is preferred.
Ability to react to change productively and to handle a high workload.
Ability to use an electronic digital transit, a measuring wheel, range finder, and Trimble R2.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and strong math skills.
High school graduate or equivalent. Associates degree in related field preferred.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
To apply for this position, please contact SEC HR at (575) 835-0560 ext. 1001 or via email at [email protected]
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Females/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
About Socorro Electric Co-op
Socorro Electric Cooperative (SEC) is located in Socorro, New Mexico, approximately 75 miles south of Albuquerque. SEC serves over 8,600 members with over 12,900 meters covering five (5) counties.