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Chief Engineer Position


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required of personnel so classified.

The CHIEF ENGINEER shall be required to perform any other duties assigned in order to fulfill the objectives of the Cooperative.



Job Knowledge, Training and Experience: Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited school; Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas; Experience performing engineering duties in Texas and surrounding states; Knowledge of Power System materials.

Equipment Operated: Non-Commercial Vehicles; Have and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license.

Abilities and Skills:  Effectively communicate with consumers and fellow employees; Possess working knowledge of personal computers and commercially available software; Utilize test equipment to document electric system parameters and address consumer concerns; Have knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service; Skilled in time management; Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities; Ability to read and understand schematics and design drawings; Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing; Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems

Physical Effort:  Sit for extended periods; Perform pedestrian surveys of construction projects and existing facilities; Safely operate a motor vehicle; Lift and carry light loads over short distances; May be required to stand, reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel; May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time; May be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds; May be required to travel; May be required to work more than 40 hours per week.

Working Conditions: Most duties performed in office(s); “On-call” Supervisor duties on a rotating basis; Activities may require visits to field in summer and winter weather; Occasional “call-out” due to abnormal system occurrences or storms outside of normal working hours; May include activities in substations and on transmission.


After an offer of employment has been made, a physical is required, which will include both drug and alcohol testing.  The employee is then subject to periodic, random drug and alcohol tests.

Applications are available for download here or at our Douglassville office located at the intersection of Highways 77 and 8.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. You may submit completed applications by email to, by fax to 903-846-4602, by mail to PO Box 47, Douglassville, Tx 75560, or in person at our office. For more information, call 903-846-2311, ext. 285.

Bowie-Cass Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.

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