Career Opportunities


UECTouchstoneUEC is a rapidly growing member-owned electric cooperative located in eastern Oregon minutes from the Columbia River. Our customer loads include residential, irrigation, commercial and industrial – from agribusiness to data centers. UEC operates more than 120 miles of 115 kV transmission line and more than 1,900 miles of 12.47 kV distribution line with substations and switching stations. Hermiston is a thriving city of 18,000 residents, known for trophy hunting and fishing, its proximity to wine country, and its farming, food processing and energy development economy.


Journeyman Lineman (Boardman)

This position operates all line equipment used in construction, maintenance and removal of overhead and underground power lines. Performs substation maintenance, construction and switching in substations for both distribution and transmission voltages. Repairs and replaces overhead transmission and distribution power lines and associated equipment. De-energizes and ground power lines and equipment to permit safe working conditions. Repairs and trouble shoots underground lines and equipment. Climbs poles and uses a bucket which is attached to truck mounted booms and cranes. Performs work in a safe manner in conformance with all applicable regulations.

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Technical Administrative Specialist

This position is responsible for supporting general services of the department. This position interacts with customers, members and multiple departments within the company to complete technical/administrative tasks and projects. Works with interdisciplinary personnel to assist with and solve complex technical issues. The Technical Administrative Assistant must be flexible and responsive to direction from team leaders within the company and have a work attitude that promotes cooperative department and inter-department relationships. Adaptable to varied workloads, prioritized tasks, independent decision making. Must maintain confidentiality at all times.

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Accounting Clerk

This position, under supervision, may be assigned essential duties relating to accounts payable, accounts receivable, construction and maintenance of work orders, special equipment, plant records and fixed asset records, as well as assisting with materials inventory processes. This position also maintains the UEC accounting systems in accordance with the RUS uniform system of accounts and standard accounting practices.

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IT Analyst III

This IT Analyst III – System Administrator is responsible for embracing and supporting the vision and mission of the cooperative and the department. Provides reliable, high performance, integrated systems and applications. Provides exceptional end user support.

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Distribution Designer

As a Cooperative field representative, the Distribution Designer will, under the direction of the supervisor, be responsible for performing the design and staking of routine distribution line extensions and changes to the Cooperative distribution system in accordance with approved standard engineering practices, RUS and other state and federal regulations, and Cooperative procedures and policies.

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UEC Job Application and Related Materials

UEC’s Job Application (Downloads as a Word document)

UEC’s Voluntary Affirmative Action Data Self-Identification Form

UEC’s Disability Self Identification Form

UEC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UEC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement

UEC’s USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

UEC’s EEO Is The Law Poster

UEC’s EEO Is The Law Poster Supplement

Employee Polygraph Protection Act


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