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Employment Opportunities

West River Electric Association is accepting applications for part time summer positions. We will be placing two of the applicants in the Wall office, and four at the Rapid City office.  We will accept applications until the positions are filled.  The qualifications include a valid South Dakota CDL, a graduate from an accredited power lineman’s school, or have completed the schooling at a power lineman’s school and need on the job experience to complete the requirements for graduation, qualified to climb and change location on poles or towers, operate power equipment, heavy lifting, familiar with both overhead and underground operating procedures, and rubber gloving on a 15 and 25 KV system. These positions will be filled to begin in May 2018 and are for up to 1,000 hours. 

Anyone meeting the above requirements and wanting to apply for any of these positions may apply at the Department of Labor or by filling out the WREA application and returning it to:  WREA, Attn. Jenny Patterson, PO Box 412, Wall, SD 57790.  Please include a current resume and an updated transcript of your grades from the Power Lineman’s School. An application may be downloaded from the link below.  If you have questions about the position, please contact Mike Letcher at (605) 393-1500.  WREA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Employment Application can be downloaded here.


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