Career Opportunities at Big Rivers

Big Rivers Electric Corporation is a member-owned, not-for-profit, generation and transmission cooperative (G&T) headquartered in Henderson, Kentucky.  We have over 500 employees who are dedicated to providing wholesale electric power and services to three distribution cooperative members across 22 counties in western Kentucky. The member cooperatives are Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation, Kenergy Corporation, and Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation.

We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive and competitive wage and benefit package.  Big Rivers Electric Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. The Company is committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of harassment and is sensitive and responsive to employee’s needs.


Production Manager – IRC5093

Work Location: Robards, KY

A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or a related field and ten years’ experience in related utility operation, including production assignments, are preferred. However, an equivalent combination of technical training or degree and associated experience will be considered. Possess and demonstrate abilities to build teams, lead, coach, facilitate, and energize employees and others. Demonstrate strategic thinking capability for developing ideas and plans that support total business objective and goals. This person should have excellent written and verbal skills to be able to communicate with all levels of personnel and skilled at influencing performance. Have the ability to lead, accelerate and implement change. Deal with ambiguity, turning concepts into action. Have the ability to prioritize resource allocation and activity focus in line with business objectives and social obligations.

This position is responsible for managing the production capabilities of the Company’s generating assets, ensuring adequate generating capacity and efficient utilization of the assets and resources necessary to deliver power to customers. Plan and direct activities which provide for a safe, accident-free workplace. Lead and direct all operational activities in a manner that supports a commitment to customer service.

  Deadline to apply is 05/04/17.

No third parties or phone calls accepted.


When applying, please email your resume and cover letter referring to the position job title and job number to


It is company practice that we only accept resumes for current posted positions. Please watch for job advertisements in your local newspapers, on, Facebook and Twitter, or at your state’s Department of Employment Services for job opportunities that may become available.

You will be contacted by the Big Rivers Electric Corporation Human Resources Department if your qualifications appropriately match those of the open position for which your resume was submitted. We only accept resumes when we have a current opening. Jobs are posted as they become vacant.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Big Rivers Electric Corporation.