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POSITION:    Apprentice Lineman


            Effective immediately, Columbus Electric Cooperative, Inc. has an open position at the Animas, New Mexico office for an Apprentice Lineman.   The position will be with the Animas Line Crew and requires the successful candidate to reside in the Animas area, no further than thirty (30) minutes from the Animas office.   


The position of Apprentice Lineman provides service, line construction, operation and maintenance of the Cooperative’s overhead and underground distribution and transmission system.  The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability and desire to acquire and train in the skill necessary to perform the job, which includes an apprentice program lasting no less than forty-eight (48) months and no longer than fifty-two (52) months, with both academic and on the job training components.  Job applications and more specific job requirements and responsibilities can be obtained at:  

Deming Workforce Connections

322 E. Oak St.

Deming, New Mexico



            The minimum basic requirements are a valid New Mexico driver’s license and a high school diploma or G.E.D.  There are also physical requirements for the job contained in the job description. A complete job description can be viewed at or


            The Cooperative offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.  Click here for full job description


            To be considered, candidates must submit a completed application and resume to Deming Workforce Connections.  This position will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019. 


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