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.

Corporate Safety Manager

JOB #IRC5553


This position retains the responsibility for planning, developing, directing, and coordination of the Big Rivers Corporate health and safety programs, policies, procedures, occupational health, education and training. This includes collaborating with the lines of business and corporate groups regarding implementation of their health and safety processes. The successful candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively on all levels in the company and with outside agencies and possess knowledge of applicable regulations. The Corporate Safety Manager will actively participate in appropriate industry or professional organizations and stays abreast of, and incorporates, as appropriate, safety and health standards promulgated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other government agencies.

Bachelor's Degree in occupational safety or a related field; or a degree in a technical or business field with a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in a safety or related field or an alternate combination of education and experience (must be acceptable to management). Must possess knowledge of safety and health regulations of OSHA as well as other governmental agencies. Must be familiar with safety management practices. Must be able to teach, instruct, and communicate effectively with employees, individually or in large groups. PC proficiency plus excellent written and oral communications skills are required for development of training and records maintenance.

Qualified candidates send resume to – include job title & number.  Deadline to apply is 10/17/18. No third parties, no phone calls accepted.


Easement Agent

JOB #IRC5373


This position requires knowledge of right-of-way procurement and real estate acquisition.  Must have the ability to read and understand plan and profile sheets, aerial photographs, topographical maps, property plats, and legal descriptions. Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiation skills are required. Ability to work independently and without direct supervision for long periods of time is a necessity. Must have a broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four year college degree, plus 4 years related experience and/or training, and 12 to 18 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must maintain a valid driver’s license. Also, be proficient in computer skills including all Microsoft Office products.

Negotiate with property owners to secure easement rights, deeds, leases and agreements to buy or otherwise use such property as may be required to construct and operate Big Rivers' system facilities. Maintain satisfactory relationship with all property owners in areas of Big Rivers' plants and transmission facilities. Research county records, such as Property Valuation Administrators, and courthouse files for gathering information to assist in determining property ownership and value. Investigate and resolve crop and property damage complaints. . Negotiate fair and equitable damage settlements. Be familiar with the process of selecting line routes, centerline surveying, right-of-way clearing, line constructing, right-of-way clean-up/restoration, and maintenance and other activities associated with the design, construction and operation of lines, substations, and system facilities.

Qualified candidates send resume to – include job title & number.  Deadline to apply is 10/17/18. No third parties, no 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.