Employment Opportunities

Employees are the most important resource at Dickson Electric System. Without them, it would be impossible to deliver electricity to our approximately 35,000 customers. Dickson Electric System offers a meaningful work environment, career development and competitive pay and benefits. DES has a practice of promoting from within the organization when qualified employees express interest. However, sometimes it becomes necessary to recruit and select candidates from outside the organization. Employment opportunities for DES are posted on our website and if necessary, advertised via local newspapers or the TVPPA website. Resumes and applications are accepted only when there is a specific job opening. Click here for our Application for Employment. Dickson Electric System is an Equal Opportunity employer and a TN drug-free workplace.

Currently, DES has the following job opening:


Journeyman Lineman:

Dickson Electric System has an opening for a Journeyman Lineman. Must have thorough knowledge of approved methods, materials and tools in electrical utility line construction and maintenance. Must be able to anticipate and plan for the unexpected and have good mental concentration while working with electricity. Must be physically able to work long hours, perform heavy manual tasks, carry heavy equipment, and work outside in all kinds of terrain and weather conditions at any hour of the day or night. Must be able to climb poles and work out of a bucket at heights up to 80 feet. A high school diploma or GED and a valid Tennessee CDL driver’s license is required. Qualified applicants should complete the DES application available on our website and email it along with a resume, if desired, to: humanresources@dicksonelectric.com or mail to: Dickson Electric System, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 627, Dickson, TN 37056. Applications and resumes will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. CST, Tuesday, January 16, 2018. DES offers a competitive salary and benefits package. DES is a Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.