Electrical Staking Technician Job Opening

Western Illinois Electrical Coop. (WIEC) of Carthage
is accepting applications for the position of
Electrical Staking Technician.
Candidate must have High School Diploma or equivalent plus an Associate’s Degree in business, computer networking, computer –aided drafting or GIS (Geographic Information System).  A degree from a technical school with an emphasis in electrical/electronics technology will also be considered.

Experience with Esri GIS, MS Office and computer networking preferred.  Experience in the field of material management and work order accounting would be helpful.
Candidate must be a self-starter and have excellent written
and oral communication skills.

Qualified parties should submit a cover letter and resume by January 18, 2019 to:

Human Resources
Western Illinois Electrical Coop.
524 N. Madison
PO Box 338
Carthage, IL  62321



2019 Youth to Washington Contest is OPEN!

WHAT:  Free Trip to Washington DC -Complements of WIEC
WHO:  High school sophomore, junior or senior whose parents are active members of WIEC
WHEN:  June 8-15, 2018
WHY:   Why NOT?  Really, it is so students can learn about American and rural electric history, as well as state and federal government. Plus, it’s a great chance to meet new people and see new things – free of charge!
HOW:  Students must enter the contest by completing the  2019 Applicationand the 2019 Web Quiz  Deadline for entry is February 15, 2018.  For complete rules,2019 rules.

2019 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Twelve IEC Memorial Scholarships Available for 2019

Western Illinois Electrical Cooperative has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2019 will award eleven academic scholarships worth $2,000 each to high school seniors.  These memorial scholarships were designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.” In addition, a twelfth scholarship will be offered to assist with costs in attending an electric line-worker school.


2016 Scholarship Winner, Carly Garnett


For more information,  visit Scholarship link under News tab.


WIEC partners with Air Evac

Western Illinois Electrical Coop.‘s residential members have the opportunity to join Air Evac Lifeteam (part of the AirMedCare Network)  program through an affordable billing plan.  This is an easy and affordable way to get the fast air transportation you and your family may need someday in an emergency.

Members have the option to choose the convenience of paying a monthly fee or an annual fee.

Options are:

  • Option 1 – A monthly fee will appear right on your monthly WIEC bill. Members can pay for their Air Evac Lifeteam membership when they pay their electric bill.
  • Option 2 – WIEC members can enroll annually and pay an annual fee directly to Air Evac.
  • Option 3 – Memberships for longer than one year are available as well.
    (Contact our office for  pricing and details.)

As a member, you’re covered by the entire AirMedCare Network—hundreds of bases across 32 states—with continuous expansion of additional bases. AirMedCare is known as providing air medical services to medically underserved areas of rural America.  And WIEC is known for providing our members with the best customer service.

They have joined together to improve the quality of life to those they serve.

Call the WIEC office for more details.