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NOTE: EMEC has three available positions at this time:

 

  1. CFO/Manager of Finance
  2. Apprentice/Journeyman Line Worker - Calais Area
  3. Apprentice/Journeyman Line Worker - Houlton Area
     
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CFO/Manager of Finance

 

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc., a consumer-owned electric utility based in Calais, Maine, is seeking a well-qualified and self-motivated person for the position of Manager of Finance.  The position reports to the CEO and provides a great opportunity for professional growth. 
 
The qualified candidate shall have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration. The position can be structured in more than one way, such that it provides an excellent opportunity either for a seasoned financial candidate or for a candidate with less experience who can grow into the position. 
 
Reporting to this position are the accounting, billing, and credit departments, as well as other member service representatives.  Responsibilities also include overseeing payroll and human resources.
 
Some other areas of responsibilities may include:
• Financial statement review & analysis
• Financial studies & cost analysis 
• Rate development
• Ensure proper accounting controls are in place and effective
• Oversee the annual financial audit
• Monthly bank reconciliations
• Overseeing the automated payment processing of phone payments & E-billing  
• Cash management
• Provide backup assistance to the payroll department
• Annual tax return
• Working with lenders
 
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Word with the ability to analyze and troubleshoot various situations, along with the ability to pay attention to detail while understanding the overall picture.  
 
The position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and benefits package
 
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative serves approximately 12,600 meters and has total utility plant of $63 million.  The Cooperative is headquartered in Calais, Maine which offers an excellent outdoor recreation opportunity.  
 
Resumes can be sent in confidence to:
 
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
21 Union St
P.O. Box 425
Calais, Maine 04619
Fax (207) 454-8376
or email to:  hr@emec.com
Eastern Maine Electric is an equal opportunity provider and employer

 

Apprentice/Journeyman Line Worker - Calais Area

 

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative is seeking an apprentice or experienced line worker to work in the Calais area.  The successful candidate must live in this area.  Experience is a plus but not a necessity.  We offer an apprentice training program. 
Applicants must have a safe driving record and be able to obtain a Class 1 license within 1 year of hiring. 
Applicant must be able to:
  • Perform tasks that involve construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electric distribution line;
  • Work at elevated heights;
  • Work for long periods standing, climbing, bending, reaching, pulling and being in awkward positions;
  • Work in adverse weather conditions and at all hours of the day;
  • Regularly lift 80 to 100 pounds;
  • Work in noisy environments; and
  • Follow safety rules and regulations.
Applicants must be highly motivated and possess a high degree of initiative.  A company physical will be required for the successful applicant.
Please send resume/application and references by February 14, 2020. 
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc.
P.O. Box 425
21 Union St
Calais, Maine 04619
Fax (207) 454-8376
Email -  hr@emec.com

 

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Apprentice/Journeyman Line Worker - Houlton Area

 

Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative is seeking an apprentice or experienced line worker to work in the Houlton area.  The successful candidate must live in this area. 
 Experience is a plus but not a necessity.  We offer an apprentice training program. 
Applicants must have a safe driving record and be able to obtain a Class 1 license within 1 year of hiring. 
Applicant must be able to:
  • Perform tasks that involve construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electric distribution line;
  • Work at elevated heights;
  • Work for long periods standing, climbing, bending, reaching, pulling and being in awkward positions;
  • Work in adverse weather conditions and at all hours of the day;
  • Regularly lift 80 to 100 pounds;
  • Work in noisy environments; and
  • Follow safety rules and regulations.
Applicants must be highly motivated and possess a high degree of initiative.  A company physical will be required for the successful applicant.
Please send resume/application and references by February 14, 2020. 
Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, Inc.
P.O. Box 425
21 Union St
Calais, Maine 04619
Fax (207) 454-8376
Email -  hr@emec.com

 

DOWNLOAD JOB APPLICATION (PDF)

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