Careers

 

We provide an excellent working environment and offer a variety of exciting and challenging career paths. We pay competitive salaries with excellent benefits. Laclede Electric Cooperative has been in business since 1938.

Current Job Openings

When we have job openings, we post them here and through careers.electric.coop

Laclede Electric Cooperative does not accept unsolicited resumes.

Fleet Supervisor

Ready to steer your career towards success? Laclede Electric Cooperative is searching for a dynamic leader with a passion for efficiency and a knack for navigating challenges. As a crucial member of our team, you’ll be the backbone of our fleet, ensuring optimization of our fleet’s performance. The position requires supervision and direction in all functions of the automotive and equipment service shop in support of the Cooperative mission. The Fleet Supervisor is responsible for overseeing repairs and maintaining preventative maintenance on all Cooperative vehicles and equipment in a safe, cost effective and time efficient manner. If you’re ready to drive innovation, inspire a team, and shape the future of transportation, buckle up – your next adventure awaits!

Qualifications

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Three to five years of experience in automotive maintenance and repair required, two years of vocational training preferred.
  • Must have advanced computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
  • Must maintain a valid CDL driver’s license and be able to assist CDL trainees with preparation and final road test exam.
  • Must be able to operate a fork-lift and attain certification.
  • Other certifications may be required.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, reach overhead, walk, sit, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, squat, twist, rotate, and crawl. Lifting/carrying requirements include frequent lifting of less than 50 pounds daily, occasionally be able to lift up to 100 lbs.
  • Clear auditory reception and vision abilities are essential for effective communication and task performance. You need close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus to read shop manuals, schematics, and work orders.
  • Passing a company required physical exam and drug screening is mandatory.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the maintenance of all Cooperative equipment and delegate and prioritize workload for the Mechanics.
  • Must be able to perform both major and minor repairs on all types of vehicles and equipment and the ability to overhaul, operate, diagnose, and repair the following:
    • Brakes, hydraulic standard, air brakes, power disk and drum, and parking brakes
    • Transmissions, auto and manual, trans-axle, and transfer case
    • Engine repair and tuning; gas and diesel
    • Electrical systems; automotive systems and components
    • Heating and air conditioning systems; automotive ventilation
    • Hydraulic systems; assist in the removal, repair and installation of hydraulic aerial and digger units, rotary joints and gears, bearings, pumps, cylinders, oil tanks, hoses, valves, winches, and other parts.
  • Maintain accurate, electronic records and/or computerized database of vehicle maintenance.
  • Orders and maintains a stock of automotive and truck parts and other vehicle maintenance products.
  • Shall direct and assist with snow and ice removal at Cooperative facilities whenever a threat of slips, trips or falls is present, at the discretion of Management.
  • Performs daily DOT inspections of vehicles and equipment, noting all maintenance requirements ensuring vehicles are safe, compliant and road worthy.

Working Conditions:

  • Works primarily in a garage environment but occasionally outdoors, often facing poor weather conditions and low visibility. Exposed to extreme temperatures ranging from below 32 degrees F to over 100 degrees F for extended periods.
  • Exposure to various hazards in an automotive shop environment, including chemicals, paint fumes, vehicle exhaust, falling objects, sharp metal edges, electricity, batteries, fuels, and other dangers.
  • Must have and develop sound hazard recognition skills and be able to use personal protective equipment, mechanical lifting equipment and other safety devices.

Candidates should also complete a pre-employment assessment using the Wonderlic testing system. https://apply.select.wonderlic.com/AFMA8E/Laclede-Electric-Cooperative

Summer Internship

Laclede Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for summer internships in 2024.  Students enrolled in an Electrical Distribution Systems program are eligible to apply.  Please complete and return the application form below.  Candidates should also complete pre-employment assessments using the WonScore testing system.

Candidates should also complete a pre-employment assessment using the Wonderlic testing system here.

Application Form

Please fax or email the completed form to the attention of hr@lacledeelectric.com or fax (417)-532-4075.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please contact our Human Resources Director at hr@lacledeelectric.com or (417)-532-3164.  Toll-free number is (800)-299-3164.

Qualified persons who are members of racial or ethnic minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Laclede Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics prohibited by law.

Know Your Rights

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Laclede Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity provider and employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled