Journeyman Lineworker

Springfield, Tenn., Department of Electricity Perform difficult skilled and technical work in the construction and maintenance of electric transmission and distribution systems. Essential Duties: Perform installation, maintenance and repair work on power lines ranging...

System Design Engineer

Johnson City, Tenn.-based BrightRidge has a full time opening for a System Design Engineer. Incumbent will perform all aspects of utility engineering research, design, operation and maintenance, including working with SCADA. Will study, monitor, and adjust the...

Athens, Tenn., UB Linemen Pull Off Rooftop Rescue

What started out as a routine run for three Athens, Tenn., UB linemen turned out to be anything but. Athens UB journeymen Abe Aziz, Josh Finnell and Dickie Slack were headed out to replace street lights Nov. 27 when they saw a house engulfed in flames – and another...

Partin Elected to NRECA Board

Mike Partin, president & CEO at Sequachee Valley EC, South Pittsburg, Tenn., has been elected to the NRECA Board of Directors. Partin was elected Nov. 25 in Nashville, at the TECA Annual Meeting. He succeeds Tom Purkey of Middle Tennessee EMC, Murfreesboro,...

TVPPA Remembers Les Gwin

C. Leslie Gwin, retired general manager at Pickwick EC, Selmer, Tenn., died Nov. 9 at his Collierville, Tenn., home. He was 87. Born in New Orleans, Gwin earned an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Tulane University. He obtained a Professional...