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PREMA is seeking either an Apprentice or Journeyman lineman to fill a vacancy on the line crew at Hyannis, NE.  Hyannis is an outpost to the Alliance office consisting of 5 linemen.


Qualified applicants must have a valid Nebraska CDL, or be able to obtain one within 45 days of employment.


Qualified applicants must carry a certified CPR/FIRST AID/ AED card.


Experience with RUS construction standards is a plus.


Successful applicant will be required to submit to a back-ground check, physical examination, along with Drug and Alcohol Test.


PREMA offers a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package.


PREMA’s service territory covers 7,200 square miles in the central part of the Nebraska Panhandle and western sandhills.  The village of Hyannis has a population of approximately 200 people with excellent schools, hunting and fishing.


Applications for this position will be accepted until filled.



For a job application please visit


Please direct any questions to Paul Grosz, Operations Manager at 308-762-1311.  Completed application along with a resume shall be mailed to:    


         Attn: Paul Grosz

         PO Box 677

         Alliance, NE  69301


Starting salary will be dependent upon verifiable experience.


Panhandle Rural Electric Membership Association is an equal opportunity provider and employer.





Weekend Storm 6/6/2020


Saturday evenings storm led to 16 downed poles total, 6 of which were transmission poles that feed several sub-stations this is why the outage ended up being so wide spread.

Thank you to our customers for their patience and most of all our crews here at PREMA for working through the night to ensure that the power was restored to all.


Our PREMA Covid-19 plan has been modified as of June 1. At this time all employees are back in office during normal hours, while still practicing keeping a safe distance from one another and disinfecting on a regular basis. We are still restricting entry into the building unless deemed necessary and in that case we are just asking that you press the call button and we will further assist you as needed. We appreciate everyone's cooperation and patience during this period as we all go through these difficult times together. As always we are just a phone call away to help you in any way we can. 


The Staff At PREMA





PREMA General Manager, Ryan Reiber presents Hyannis Vice-Principal, Tiffany Rice with two checks today. One being from PREMA the other from CoBank  for a combined amount of $10,000. These funds will go towards the Hyannis Gymnasium bleacher project.





Due To The Covid-19 Health Concerns Going On At This Time 

We Will Still Be Working But The Office Will Be Closed To Customers & Vendors Until Further Notice. We Are Asking That You Place Your Payment In The Outside Dropbox, If Paying By Credit/Debit Card You Can Call In & Those Payments Can Be Made Over The Phone. We Can Also Address Any Questions And/Or Concerns In The Same Manner.  






TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2020  2:00 P.M.



For a member’s name to be placed on the ballot you must present a petition signed by any seven or more members from the district in which you reside
.  Petition deadline is thirty-five days prior to the annual meeting date, which is April 21st. Petitions and information on director duties and responsibilities are available at the PREMA office.  You may also request to have this information mailed to you.

Article III, Meeting of Members and Article IV, Board of Directors, found in the Corporation
Bylaws explaining the qualifications for director, and procedure for the annual meeting are printed on the next page.


· The annual meeting will be in conjunction with the regular board meeting lasting less than 30 minutes.

· We will be streaming the annual meeting live on our Facebook page.

If you have any questions, please contact PREMA at 308-762-1311 or 1-800-585-4837



Panhandle Rural Electric Membership Association is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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