Tonya Irwin,
Director of Human Resources

Phone: 423-334-7008
Fax: 423-334-7102



Current Openings

Maintenance Mechanic

Volunteer Energy Cooperative (VEC), one of the largest rural electric cooperatives in the nation, serving 17 counties and over 115,900 members in Tennessee, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Maintenance Mechanic at our Corporate Office located in Decatur, Tennessee.

Major duties include:

  • Ensuring Cooperative vehicles, trailers, tools and hydraulic equipment are in good working order and operating in accordance with industry standards.
  • Carry out all the necessary activities for the repair and maintenance of Cooperative vehicles and associated equipment, including the diagnosing, adjusting, repairing of diesel engines, and vehicle hydraulic systems.
  • Conducts complete overhaul on hydraulic equipment including valves, seals and rings.
  • Performs troubleshooting and preventative maintenance on all vehicles and equipment including both electric and hydraulic controls.
  • Complete welding repairs and limited vehicle body work that includes, sandblasting and repainting.

A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Candidate must have Diesel Mechanic Certification with gas and hydraulic training.  Ideal candidate would possess previous welding and fabrication experience.  Valid Tennessee Commercial Driver’s License, Class A with Restriction 57 is required.

Deadline is Monday, November 7, 2022

If interested please submit resume to:  Attention Human Resources, P.O. Box 277, Decatur, TN.  37322, via email at or Fax:  423-334-7102.

*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regart to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. EOE/Drug Free Workplace