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Careers at Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative

The employees of Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative are the key to our success. We offer a meaningful work environment, career development, and competitive pay and benefits.

Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative can only accept resumes from the public when a position opening has been advertised externally in local newspapers or internet job boards.

Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.    No phone calls please.



First Class Lineman

Sussex, New Jersey, United States


Electric Utility seeking a qualified individual who has reached the level of First Class Lineman.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Construct and maintain distribution, transmission and substation equipment.
  • Serve as a member services representative in all external contacts.
  • Participate in safety and job training sessions.
  • Performs service disconnects and reconnects.
  • Regularly on standby, in accordance with Linemen Call List, for emergency work after-hours, weekends and holidays.



Minimum of four years of progressive experience in electric utility system line construction, operation and maintenance and the completion of an approved apprentice training program.

CDL Driver's License

Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative offers an opportunity to work for a small member-owned electric utility whose priorities are safety, quality of service, and affordable prices. The Cooperative blends high technology with proven techniques to deliver power to approximately 12,000 members.

Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative offers a wide range of comprehensive benefits including but not limited to:
medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance for you and your family
401k plan with a match of 65% of the employee contribution up to 5%
RS Pension plan
12 paid holidays
vacation, sick and personal time

Apply online at   or applicants can email resume to


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