Kolbie Cox joined the Miami-Cass County REMC team on Jan. 2 as an apprentice lineman.
Cox recently started the four-year Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP). By the end of the program, he will have completed 576 hours of classroom instruction combined with at least 8,000 hours of on-the-job training. Cox will also earn an associate’s degree from Ivy Tech Community College and a journeyman’s certificate as part of the program.
Cox attended Lewis Cass High school and graduated in the top ten of his class. He also attended Purdue University for a period of time where he studied engineering technology. Prior to joining the REMC, Cox worked for OSR Bikes & Motors in Logansport where he built race bike motors.
In his spare time, Cox enjoys spending time hunting deer and turkey.
Cox enjoys the atmosphere and the camaraderie of fellow employees at the REMC. He also said there is lots to learn. Lead Lineman Greg Million said that Cox is smart and has adapted well.
Both the staff and directors of Miami-Cass REMC welcome Cox to the team.