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Your work is at the center of everything we do. You have ideas to innovate our industry and you’ll build the infrastructure our company needs to move forward; better, stronger and faster than we did before. Trust your instincts as you engineer the technology for new processes.

Jackson EMC Stories

Jackson EMC Linemen in Bolivia

Along with colleagues from other co-ops, four Jackson EMC linemen spent two weeks in the Andes Mountains doing primitive line work to help turn on the lights in these communities for the first time.

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Jackson EMC Stories

Q&A with Our Linemen

Hoisted 50 feet in the air in a bucket negotiating potentially deadly cables to get your lights back on are your Jackson EMC linemen. They respond to outages caused by storms or squirrels 24/7, 365. 

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Jackson EMC Stories

Blessed to Be Alive

Few people can speak on the critical importance of knowing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and having an automated external defibrillator (AED) on-hand better than Janet Wood. She’ll tell you, she’s alive today because of CPR and an AED.

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Jackson EMC Stories

Engineered for POWER

Providing our members with safe, reliable power is what Jackson EMC is all about. Our engineers work in some areas you might not realize in order to keep the lights on for our 220,000+ members. Here’s a look at five areas where engineers work at Jackson EMC.

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System Engineering

You see the future and lay the groundwork at our cooperative for that growth. Innovate, design and implement work plans and long range construction plans that include everything from where substations should be built to which electrical distribution lines need to be upgraded and where new lines will be needed.

Technical Services

Count on your strong technical capabilities to oversee all the essential activities of our business. You'll manage everything from fiber optics, radios and phones to monitoring and controlling substations, meters and line switches.


Pride in a job well-done defines you. You'll work alongside some of the best linemen in the world who go above and beyond to keep the power on for members 24-7/365. In Operations, you build and maintain the reliable electric distribution system serving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses. You literally, keep the lights on.

Power Supply

We provide power to the people. In Power Supply, you'll use your engineering expertise to manage our power generation by planning for green power, solar energy programs, forecasting member needs, distributed automation and load management.


  • Apparatus Tech I
  • Apparatus Tech II
  • Apparatus/Load Management Supervisor
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Control/Equipment Tech I
  • Control Equipment Tech II
  • Director, Operations Services
  • Director, System Engineering
  • Director, Technical Services
  • District Director, Engineering & Operations
  • Distribution Design Specialist
  • Distribution Engineer
  • Electronics Specialist
  • Electronics Supervisor
  • Engineer I
  • Engineering & Operations Coordinator
  • Engineering Clerk
  • Engineering Supervisor
  • Engineering Technician
  • Field Engineering Supervisor
  • Field Service Representative
  • Field Services Supervisor
  • GIS Supervisor
  • GIS Technician
  • Groundman
  • Line Foreman
  • Lineman
  • Load Management Tech
  • Metering Supervisor
  • Metering Tech I
  • Metering Tech II
  • Operations Superintendent
  • Power Requirements Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Right-of-Way Crew Leader
  • Senior Engineer
  • Senior Field Service Representative
  • Staking Technician
  • System Control Coordinator
  • System Control Supervisor
  • Tech Services Supervisor
  • Warehouse Clerk
  • Warehouse Coordinator
  • Warehouse Supervisor
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