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Employment Opportunities



Dickson Electric System (DES) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, select, train, and promote qualified persons without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, or disability.


Employment applications will be required for all vacancies. A resume may be submitted in conjunction with the application; however, a resume will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Individuals interested in employment with DES should view job listing(s) below. DES will only accept applications and resumes for open positions.

All applicants for regular employment positions must successfully pass a background and drug screen as a condition of employment. Dickson Electric System is a drug-free workplace.


Dickson Electric System will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can perform the essential functions of a position. An individual who can be reasonably accommodated for a position, without undue hardship, will be given the same consideration for that position as any other applicant.

If you are an applicant who requests an accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department at 615.441.6345 or visit our office.


Engineering Tech— Dickson Electric System has an opening for an Engineering Tech.  The essential duties to assist field engineers in ensuring a safe, reliable and economical design for new and existing distribution and service lines, assist customers at their property site and promote DES’ objectives, goals, and policies to the customers of DES.

. The minimum qualifications are:

  • General knowledge of GIS, CADD, other design software
  • Have knowledge of or be able to learn RUS standards and design bulletins, NESC, NEC, and OSHA regulations are desirable.
  • Good geometry and trigonometry skills.
  • Must be self- motivated and be able to work alone when required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers, other employees of DES and the general public in a professional businesslike manner.
  • Must be able to manage multiple activities, work independently and assume responsibility.
  • High School Diploma or GED required. Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology preferred or related field with two years of related experience. Any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties. 

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Warehouse Agent— Dickson Electric System has an opening for a Warehouse Agent.  The essential duties to perform all warehouse duties and maintenance duties to DES building and yard.

Essential Functions:

  • Lay out jobs and gather stock for linemen or meter department.
  • Unload trucks and help unload transformers.
  • Maintain accurate and updated inventory records.
  • Keep all inventory in its designated area with accurate counts.
    Perform maintenance jobs in and out of DES building, as required.
  • Clean and maintain warehouse, pole pile and DES yard area.
  • Work with all department managers on maintenance issues as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma and/or GED.
  • Strong maintenance knowledge and skills
  • General knowledge of electric distribution utility work
  • Sufficient physical strength and ability to perform heavy manual tasks relating to moving and lifting electrical utility equipment, tools and supplies for at least 8 hours/day.
  • Valid TN driver’s license. CDL a plus.

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Qualified, interested parties should complete the DES application, resume and email it to tswaw@dicksonelectric.com.  Completed applications and resumes may also be mailed via U.S. mail to Dickson Electric System, P.O. Box 627, Dickson, TN  37056.  Applications will be accepted until position filled . 


Dickson Electric System is a Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.