Thank you for your interest in employment at Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative. When we have a job opportunity, it will be posted below.
Click here (PDF file) to download the PSREC Standard Application for Employment. Print and fill out the form to submit with your resume. Or you may pick-up the application at our business office in Portola.
Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative (PSREC), located in Portola, California, is a member-owned electric distribution utility providing electrical power and related services to more than 7,700 member/owners in Plumas, Lassen, and Sierra counties in California and portions of Washoe County in Nevada. We are a true cooperative, controlled by the membership through an elected seven-person board of directors.
Telecommunication services are offered through our wholly owned subsidiary, Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications.
Our goal is to provide services with a high level of reliability for fair and reasonable costs. We are also dedicated to improving the quality of life of our member-owners, customers, and our local communities.
Bring your talent and ambition and become part of a team with shared objectives, dedicated to achieving outstanding results.
The working conditions are the best of both worlds. We offer excellent benefits including generous vacation and sick leave, competitive pension, and 401k, while also allowing for personal growth and career advancement. We have a progressive work environment and a diverse workforce. We encourage community involvement.
Plumas County is part of the Lost Sierra—the northern part of the Sierra Nevada— un-crowded, inexpensive, and with year-round activities, this is a great place for individuals and families of all ages. Lake Tahoe is a short drive away. We are also close to Reno, with its expanding tech presence and a growing arts and recreation scene.
The area offers limitless outdoor recreational activities including golfing, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, cycling, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, fishing, hunting and is an hour away from various world class skiing destinations and only minutes from multiple lakes and rivers.
Our area is called “The Lost Sierra” as it has all the beauty of the Sierra Nevada, while being uncrowded, affordable, and with a great quality of life. Our region is uniting around a community development effort called, Lost Sierra Rec and Tech – Life, Business, Balance. Please see our community videos at www.recandtech.com.
This position will report directly to the Outside Plant Manager of the Telecommunications Division of Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative. The job will include assisting the construction team with the installation of fiber optic cable, hardware and related equipment. This is a field position that will require heavy lifting and pulling and exposure to all types of weather conditions. Work may also include climbing a ladder as needed.
Safety helmet and vest will be provided by the company, however employee will be required to wear clothing appropriate for a construction environment.
The position will require joining the IBEW Union and subject to all union requirements.
Applications will be accepted through Monday, June 30th at 5 p.m.
If interested please email resume and employment application to:
A link to download the PSREC employment application can be found at the top of this page.
PSREC & Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications are equal opportunity providers and employers.
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at
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