Thank you for your interest in a career with Forked Deer Electric Cooperative.

A list of all current available positions is below. Feel free to apply by downloading a copy of our application and submitting it to our offices in person. Forked Deer Electric Cooperative is a drug-free workplace. Regular random drug tests will be required of all employees.

If there are no open positions, we will retain your information for future openings for a period of one (1) year.

WAREHOUSE CLERK
 
POSITION FUNCTION
To efficiently receive and distribute materials from inventory and assist with inventory control. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITIES
Within the limits of operating guides and procedures assumes responsibility and has commensurate authority for the following activities:
- Distributes materials as defined on work orders, job orders, maintenance, sales, transfers and truck restocking to the area crew members and others for electric services to provide crews and customers with material needed to perform their tasks.
- Completes paper work and computer entries documenting receipts and distribution of material to properly account for material transactions.
- Receives, records, unloads and stores material items in support of Cooperative operations.  Advises the Warehouse Manager of discrepancies between the purchase order and material received and of any damages to assure proper receipt.
- Performs periodic and annual material inventory counts to assist with inventory control.
- Provides maintenance and proper storage for oil-filled transformers and other line equipment, including oil test sampling, to insure availability of functional and well maintained equipment and compliance with applicable environmental regulations.
- Provides custodial services and grounds work for the warehouse (excluding the office area) and storage yards to provide a safe and orderly warehouse.
- Prepares packages for shipping to assist in timely delivery and receipt of needed items.
- Assists operations department with line work as needed to restore power to customers as quickly as possible. 
- In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the Manager of Purchasing to perform other duties from time to time.
- The duties listed above are intended only as general illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  Specific statements of duties not included does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  Job descriptions are subject to change by the Management as the needs of the utility and requirements of the job change. 
 
EDUCATION   
High school diploma or equivalent required.  Graduation from vocational/technical school or university in business administration, business management or a similar field is desired.  
 
EXPERIENCE 
Two years of experience in material management is desired.  
 
KNOWLEDGE 
Knowledge of material management procedures required. General knowledge of electric utility operations is beneficial, but not necessary. High level of general math skills desired.  Must have sound knowledge of the proper and safe use of the tools and equipment used in warehouse operations. Must have a thorough knowledge of first aid and CPR or be able to be certified within 90 days of employment. Should be willing to attend courses relating to his/her area of work. 
 
ABILITIES AND SKILLS 
Ability to operate a forklift highly desirable.  Ability to operate a personal computer using Microsoft applications highly desirable.  Mechanical skills desirable. Must have a Commercial Driver's license or be able to obtain one within 90 days of employment.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS   
Inside and outside work in all kinds of weather.  Some heavy lifting required. Lifting and reaching above shoulders required.  Considerable time spent working while standing on concrete floors. Overtime required.  Must be available for work after normal office hours.  
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS   
Heavy work requiring exertion of up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Lifting and carrying of 10 to 50 pounds occasionally.  Reaching and lifting overhead is required. Job requires standing, climbing, bending, pulling and reaching majority of the time.  Inside and outside work. Exposure to varying temperature conditions including cold below 32 degrees and heat above 100 degrees. Minimal exposure to mechanical hazards and operation machinery.  Safety equipment required.  Must be able to communicate with individuals. Driver’s license required.  Must be able to read, write and do arithmetic. Must be able to weigh and measure materials. 
 
The duties listed above are intended only as general illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. Specific statements of duties not included does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Job descriptions are subject to change by Management as the needs of the Utility and requirements