Career Opportunities


UEC is headquartered in Hermiston, Oregon (population 18,000+), the largest and fastest-growing city in Eastern Oregon. Located seven miles south of the Columbia River, Lake Wallula and the McNary Dam, the Hermiston area has become a hub for logistics and data center activity. The area is 30 minutes south of the Tri-Cities in Washington, two-and-a-half hours south of Spokane, three hours east of Portland, and three-and-a-half hours northwest of Boise. Cost of living is lower than the national average. Blue Mountain Community College and Eastern Oregon University have branch facilities in Hermiston; Columbia Basin College and a branch campus of Washington State University are a 40-mile drive. Area activities are plentiful, and include golfing, boating, fishing, hunting, camping, hiking and snow skiing.

Transmission Engineer

The Transmission Engineer (electrical or civil and/or related discipline) independently directs safe and cost-effective engineering for electric system construction and maintenance, while performing design activities and maintaining project schedules to ensure successful project completion. This position will be responsible to maintain working knowledge of the UEC substations, transmission, and distribution systems, including design and equipment specifications and operating principles, preparing technical engineering studies and reports and development of construction work plans. This position will help to lead, mentor and develop lower level engineering staff. May assume staff leadership responsibilities or administrative duties assigned by management.

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Vice President Finance & Rates

The Vice President overseeing the new finance and rates division within Umatilla Electric Cooperative will provide leadership and oversight to the finance and rates portion of the business. This position will be expected to develop and lead a more strategic and member-focused finance and rates function with an eye toward financial strategy and support member rate activity and power supply. This position will collaborate and coordinate with strategic and tactical leadership in such a manner that the best interests of the Cooperative are served, both in the short and long term. The position is responsible to collaborate and partner with the departments and the executive team at UEC to promote a culture of safety for employees and the community, and provide overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the company’s financial strategy. In addition to being responsible for the employees of the departments they oversee; the VP is expected to utilize cross functional teams and work with other department leaders to develop a strong collaborative working relationship across the cooperative.

Please apply by submitting your resume through Mycoff Fry Partners, LLC at Additional information is available upon request.

Employment-Related Materials

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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