COMPANY: Middle Tennessee Electric
POSITION: Systems Control Operator


To perform the functions necessary to direct, monitor and operate the MTE electrical distribution system in a safe, efficient, and reliable manner, and be able to exercise quick decision making in accordance with normal and emergency procedures. Selected candidate will be working shift work in a seven (7) day operation which will require both night and weekend work schedules. Flexibility with scheduling is necessary, and management reserves the right to alter shift schedules. Applicants may be considered for Systems Control Operator or Systems Control Apprenticeship, depending on experience.


  • High School graduate or equivalent; Four-year college degree from an accredited college in a related field preferred.
  • Must have basic electrical knowledge, strong computer skills, and trouble-shooting experience within a technical area.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience related to this work is required. Electrical systems operator experience is preferred.
  •  Classification into the second level requires basic experience in a Systems Control environment performing OMS, SCADA, and related system functions.
  • The level requires continuous satisfactory job performance, successful completion of required training, and the ability to manage all areas of electrical system operation and restoration.
  • Encompass the three virtues of the Ideal Team Player (Humble, Hungry & People Smart).


  • 401(k) and ROTH 401(k)
  • Accrued paid time off for vacation and sick leave
  • Eleven paid holidays each year
  • Employee pension program
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Mental health/well-being programs
  • Discounts from companies like United Communications, Verizon and Nissan
  • Financial and retirement planning services
  • Tuition reimbursement

Classification: Position subject to MTE collective bargaining unit agreement.

Who is Middle Tennessee Electric?
Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) is more than a utility, electric cooperative or public power company. We are a group of people serving our family, friends and communities by providing electricity and support to live comfortably, affordably and conveniently. Team MTE shows up every day to make life better – for everyone.
We love living and working in Middle Tennessee, and based on the growth in our area, it seems that other people do too. MTE provides electricity to some of the fastest-growing areas in our state. This growth has helped us become the second largest not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative in America and the largest in Tennessee. Our 500+ ideal team players serve a growing population of 750,000+ residents with 320,000+ meters. As our membership grows, Team MTE grows. That’s why we look for humble, hungry and people smart employees who can help us fulfill our purpose, mission and vision.

Statement of Nondiscrimination
It is the policy of MTE to ensure compliance with the nondiscrimination obligations of Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Readjustment Act, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and each of their amendments and implementing regulations. It is the policy of MTE that no person shall be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Please apply by June 6, 2023 at