Member Job Openings

Central Virginia Electric Cooperative:

Line Technician/Lineman/Lineworker/Journeyman – Line Technician in our Appomattox VA Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing all duties associated with the installation, rearrangement, operation, maintenance, repair, and removal of electrical transmission and distribution facilities; in accordance with CVEC safety rules, policies and practices. This position may be filled at the Apprentice or Journeyman level. To see full position description, click here.


Virginia Tech Electric Service:

Electrical Engineer – Will design and maintain electrical distribution and substation systems (12,470/7,200 volts). Responsibilities include designing, writing specifications, preparing cost estimates, managing and coordinating multiple electric utility distribution system projects of varying types and complexity. To see full position description, click here.

Powerline Worker – Reporting to the Campus/Town Electric Service Manager and under the guidance and/or supervision of the Lead Powerline Worker, the Powerline Worker installs, locates, maintains, and repairs electric utility distribution systems and a variety of other electrical services and equipment; utilizes hot line equipment and tools; does related work as required; may lead other line crew personnel in the absence of the Lead Powerline Worker. To see full position description, click here.


The story of a Virginia line worker – Cardinal News 
by Clint Card     May 18, 2023

I am an electrical line worker. There are thousands of us across our Commonwealth. You probably don’t see us, and if you do, we’re likely just a person up on a pole that caught the attention of your kid. But we keep the lights on for families. We make the refrigerators run that keep your dad’s medicine working. We turn on the computers that let Virginia small businesses operate. We ensure hospitals are open and schools’ lights are on. We power the Commonwealth and keep it running.

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