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Careers at Southern

Southern Power District has a variety of employees on staff--engineering, accounting, customer service and administrative professionals to name a few.

Even though we may not have an immediate opening, we are always interested in those who have skills and experience in these areas. Our workforce is dynamic, constantly changing and we find it very helpful to know who is in the workplace market.

If you have a skill or training in an area you feel would be valuable to the district, we encourage you to send a resume to Brad Kool and we will keep it on file for future positions openings as they become available.

Journeyman Lineman Rate
Linemen based out of one of our five service centers (located in Grand Island, Hastings, Central City, Holdrege or Franklin) typically do not travel. Our construction crew does travel throughout the seven county district to work in assigned areas. Working as a lineman is rewarding and is very much appreciated by the customer.

Fringe Benefits

  • Paid Holidays, Sick Leave and Vacation
  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance Plan
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k Savings Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Credit Union Memberships Available
Southern also keeps our employees well educated in safety practices. Each year our linemen are trained in hotline procedures and safety programs keep all of our workers knowledgeable about working safely.