You’ve likely noticed Bartholomew County REMC’s crews out and about, working on power lines and other electrical equipment in our community. It’s no secret that a lineworker’s job is tough –– but it’s a job that’s essential and must be done, often in challenging conditions. This month, as we celebrate Lineworker Appreciation Day on April 11,… Continue reading.
We often get reports from members that a call to their cell phone has threatened to disconnect power. Scammers’ tactics can change daily, which is why it’s important for you to stay on top of the latest scams. Scammers use the trust that the cooperative has created by delivering reliable services to defraud people, like… Continue reading.
February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s packed with special observances like Teacher Appreciation Week, Presidents’ Day, African American History Month, and Valentine’s Day. During this month of expressing admiration, I can’t think of a better time to convey our devotion to our community and serving you, the members of the… Continue reading.
One of the things that makes our community special is the beautiful nature that surrounds us. We are fortunate to have so many trees that offer beauty, shade and a habitat for wildlife. We know that you appreciate our community for many of the same reasons. At BCREMC we strive to balance maintaining beautiful surroundings… Continue reading.
During this season of giving thanks, I’d like to express my gratitude for your membership in our electric cooperative. Although things have been a little different these past couple of years, because of your membership, we’ve been able to make our community a better place. It was so good to see many of you at… Continue reading.
Utility line work is rated as one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in America. From storm work to the extreme heat and cold, linemen fight through the elements to provide safe, reliable power to our communities. Working in these conditions is often not a choice for them, but staying safe is a… Continue reading.
This month’s spotlighted employee hails from South Carolina. Shawn Tucker, line superintendent at Bartholomew County REMC, started his career working for an electrician in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, doing various jobs. After some experience under his belt, he was hired as a groundsman at Palmetto Electric Cooperative in 1993. There, he worked his way… Continue reading.
By Courtney Metzger This month in our employee spotlight, we are featuring an indispensable team member, Lisa Dyer. Lisa fulfills our human resources manager and board relations role. Her duties are extremely important to our operation. In fact, she makes fundamental contributions to our organization’s culture, and development, and also works hard to hire exceptional… Continue reading.
We all see the crews working hard every day to keep the lights on, but what about behind the scenes? Our Operations Support Services team plays an important role in planning, designing, and maintaining BCREMC’s electric infrastructure. You may not see these employees climbing a pole or changing a meter, but they have been involved… Continue reading.
In the month of May, we highlight Bartholomew County REMC’s Engineering and Technology Department. This department’s team offers a wide variety of services to our members and employees alike. Devin Thomas and Ethan Smith are valued members of this department. Devin has been with BCREMC for five years and his current role is field engineer… Continue reading.
This month, I want to spotlight our front-line employees. Chances are you have had the pleasure of speaking with them once or twice! Providing exceptional member care is the backbone of our cooperative. Our member services representatives take great pride in the assistance they provide to ensure our members have the support and answers they… Continue reading.
If when walking through the co-op office you hear fingers vigorously tapping on a computer’s number keys or paper shooting out of a printer, you are most likely near our accounting department. Working diligently under deadlines, these employees process payroll and accounts payable, keep track of inventory, and gather financial data that your board of… Continue reading.