United Electric Cooperative
  • Savannah, MO, USA
  • 32.45-32.45
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

United Electric Cooperative, Inc. in Savannah, MO is looking to hire a full-time Tree Trimmer Journeyman. Would you like to work for a company that will value your contributions? If so, please read on!

This position is a Union position and earns a competitive wage of $32.45/hour. We provide fantastic benefits, including health, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, short-term disability, and tuition reimbursement. We also offer a 401(k) match and pension program after the first year of employment. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!


United Electric Cooperative is a rural electric cooperative owned by the members we serve and governed by a board of directors. United Electric serves over 9,800 meters across NW Missouri and SW Iowa and has approximately 3,600 miles of distribution lines. The board of directors and employees of United Electric Cooperative are committed to improving the quality of life for our member-owners.Our mission statement is to "enhance the rural way of life through United". Keeping our members and communities connected is something we take pride in!

We have a team of skilled employees who consistently strive to provide a top-quality member experience. United offers a great benefits package, plenty of opportunities for growth and advancement, and an uplifting work environment in which all of our employees can thrive!


The Tree Trimmer, Journeyman position will be responsible for operating vehicles and equipment to assist line crews by clearing and maintaining right of ways. The Tree Trimmer, Journeyman position will perform right of way tree trimming maintenance and service work on the Cooperative's distribution system in a safe and efficient manner.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience working and cutting for a reputable tree service; 2 years of cutting out of a bucket truck
  • Have or acquire a thorough knowledge of first aid and CPR;
  • Maintain a Commercial Driver's License (Class A CDL)
  • Must reside within 15 road miles of the Cooperative location where reporting to work
  • Mandatory "Crew on Watch" duty with mandatory overtime is required
  • Must be able to work inside and outside in all kinds of weather
  • Must be able to lift 75 - 100 lbs and complete strenuous tasks

Are you able to build working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect? Do you flourish with both independent and collaborative work? If yes, you might just be perfect for this position!


This full-time position works Monday through Friday and follows a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the IBEW Local 1464 Union that defines working hours for summer and winter. This position includes mandatory "Crew on Watch" duty as assigned. Overtime and holiday shifts are required in the event of an outage or emergency. This position is required to work outside in inclement weather at any time. The applicant who is chosen for this position must reside within 15 road miles of the Savannah shop location.


If you feel that you would be right for this customer service job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

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