Start your next career with Lake Region Electric Cooperative! LREC is a member-owned electric utility located in the heart of lakes country  in west-central Minnesota, 45 miles SE of Fargo/Moorhead. We offer a competitive benefit package for full-time employees including:

  • Medical insurance
  • Flexible benefit plan
  • 401k
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • On-site fitness center
  • Uniform allowance

If you are ready to join a team that believes in their mission and takes pride in what they do for our membership, apply for one of our open positions today! 

LREC is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, public assistance, age, marital status, familial status, or protected veteran status. To learn more, view your EEO rights under the law.

Career Opportunities

Electrical Lineworker

Lake Region Electric Cooperative has an opportunity for a journeyman or advanced apprentice lineworker in our Pelican Rapids, MN location.

This position is responsible for performing the duties required in the construction, operation, and maintenance of structures, lines and equipment of the distribution and transmission facilities of the Cooperative in a safe, reliable manner. (Advanced apprentice lineworkers are responsible to provide efficient and diligent service while serving as a member of a crew or performing trade skills; additionally, to study, gain knowledge and skills, and complete certification to Journeyman Lineworker.)

Qualifications for the position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Graduate of technical college electrical lineworker program and/or enrollment in a recognized Journeyman Lineworker Apprenticeship program. Jouneyman Lineworker certification/license, preferred.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Drivers License.
  • Ability to understand and apply electric terminology, specifications, and codes.
  • Ability to operate various equipment such as bucket trucks, digger trucks, cable plow and backhoe. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly. Speak, read, and understand English.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Advanced apprentice, demonstrated ability to apply learned skills and successful completion of books and required hours for apprenticeship program.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment screening which may include a physical examination, drug screening, background check, reference check, and motor vehicle record check as applicable to the position.

This position will remain open for 30 days or until filled; however, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the review process will begin right away.

Journeyman lineworker position description
Advanced apprentice lineworker position description


Posted: June 19, 2024

How to Apply

A completed application, which requires a signature via the application process, is only considered for the applied indicated position. Submit an application for each position to which you intend to be considered. A cover letter and resume may be attached during the online application process.

Contact Human Resources regarding the accessibility of our website, an accommodation request, or assistance needed in completing the application process, via email HR@lrec.coop, or phone 800-552-7658.