Employment Opportunities

Benton REA is an equal-opportunity employer. With Headquarters in Prosser, Wash., and a regional office in West Richland, Benton REA is within commuting distance of the Tri-Cities, Yakima and the many smaller communities nestled in-between.

Our Mission at Benton REA, a member-owned and operated cooperative, is to provide affordable, and reliable energy and other member-driven compatible services that enhance the quality of life for all of our members. Our mission will also provide a stable, safe, competitive career-oriented work environment for the cooperative’s employees. Our mission is being pursued through the highest ethical standards using progressive marketing in conjunction with sound financial and management principles.

Journey Line Worker

Benton REA is accepting applications to fill one full-time Journey Line Worker (Journeyman Lineman) position that will report to the Prosser, Washington office.  This position is a bargaining unit position.

The successful applicant will be required to meet, on an ongoing basis, the physical and other requirements stated in the current version of the minimum qualifications for the Journey Line Worker position and will be required to perform the tasks and responsibilities listed in the Journey Line Worker position description. Position required to rotate through a week of standby duty every 11 weeks, with opportunity for other overtime and to volunteer for weekend coverage with pay and possible overtime.    

The successful applicant will be required to establish their domicile and principal residence, and reside full time, within a 30-mile radius of the assigned headquarters. This requirement shall be a condition of employment. This residency requirement must be satisfied within one year from the hire date.

Benton REA offers a competitive benefit package along with a starting hourly wage of $52.35 for Journey Line Workers.

A position description, minimum job qualifications and application for employment are provided at www.BentonREA.org/Employment. Please submit a cover letter, résumé application for employment to be considered to jobs@bentonrea.org or by mail to Benton REA, Attn:  Human Resources, P.O. Box 1150, Prosser, WA 99350.

Benton REA offers a competitive salary and benefit package that includes employer paid medical/dental/vision and 12% 401k match along with a work schedule of 4-10’s. Benton REA is an equal opportunity provider and employer providing a drug-free workplace.