Mission and Vision

BRMEMC has always been an integral part of the communities here in North Georgia and Western North Carolina

BRMEMC Careers

At BRMEMC, our employees leverage their diverse skills, talents, ideas and enthusiasm to provide our members with a reliable source of electric power and broadband services.

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC employs the best and brightest talent to provide energy to more than forty-eight thousand members located in two states. Our members depend on us 24/7 to light and cool their homes; to run their appliances, computers and home entertainment systems; to provide energy for their schools, churches, hospitals, offices and other places of employment.

BRMEMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company always has been and will continue to be committed to providing a work environment that is free of intimidation and harassment.

We work together to create a dynamic, safe and healthy working environment where diversity is valued, individuals are respected, and where innovation and teamwork are recognized and rewarded. As our values attest, we follow the highest ethical standards in achieving our goals and maintaining our reputation as a preeminent and trusted energy provider.

Our strong, 80-year history is the result of people just like you, who contribute to our success through the work they do each day.

To join our team complete this employment application.

Current Open Positions

Fiber Optic Splicer
Schedule: Full Time
Young Harris, Georgia

Blue Ridge Mountain is seeking applicants to apply for the fiber optic splicer position. For 83 years, BRMEMC has provided lifelong and rewarding careers for the people in our communities – our roots run deep. As we continue to grow in service to our membership; we need to also grow our workforce. If you’re looking for a career that will keep you in this beautiful area, and you’re passionate about service to one another then apply now. We’ll ensure that you’re successful along the way! We are members serving members.

Qualifications:

  • Fiber Optic Splicing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Driver's License (Preferred)
  • Work authorization (Preferred)

Full Job Description

A. Splice or patch all fiber optic panels or cables in accordance with work orders or splice diagrams.
B. Climb poles to install or remove fiber optic coils and splice cases when necessary.
C. Construct overhead and/or underground fiber optic lines when necessary.
D. Troubleshoot all fiber optic outside plant and customer premise electronics.
E. Install fiber optic cable, hand holes and other related tasks when necessary.
F. Rolls up and pulls out splice cases and fiber.
G. Operate radio equipment and abide by Cooperative rules and regulations.
H. Learn all phases of fiber installation.
I. Know all materials and applications and is responsible for keeping a record of inventory used on each job.
J. Become familiar with all equipment (trenchers, trucks, bucket truck, splicing trailer, splicer, cleavers, test equipment, etc.) and reports any mechanical failure to Shop Supervisor or other designated personnel.
K. Assist with housekeeping of truck and loading and unloading of all materials properly

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Young Harris, GA 30582: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Fiber Optic Splicing: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Posted: 9/2/2022

Network Engineer
Schedule: Full Time
Young Harris, Georgia

Blue Ridge Mountain is seeking applicants to apply for the network engineer position. For 83 years, BRMEMC has provided lifelong and rewarding careers for the people in our communities – our roots run deep. As we continue to grow in service to our membership; we need to also grow our workforce. If you’re looking for a career that will keep you in this beautiful area, and you’re passionate about service to one another then apply now. We’ll ensure that you’re successful along the way! We are members serving members.

Qualifications:

  • Computer networking: 5 years (Preferred)

I. OBJECTIVE:

To lead in the design, installation, and maintenance of computer networking systems across the cooperative; assist in monitoring, documentation, and optimization of all network, hardware, cabling, software, and data communications connections; analyze and resolve network, hardware and software problems; serve as subject matter expert for special projects; install and maintain routers, switches, and network access hardware and software; and assisting with all other BRMEMC information systems.

I. WORK CONDITIONS:

A. Must be able to work in office and field (outdoor) environments during all weather conditions as necessary.

B. On-call as may be required in order to perform job duties.

C. May be occasionally required to work non-standard hours (e.g. night, weekend, and holiday) in order to perform necessary job duties to minimize interference with normal business functions.

II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

A. Under general direction, be responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of all routers, switches and network access hardware, and applicable software.

B. Design and implementation of redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.

C. Provide recommendations for network capacity planning and network performance.

D. Install and upgrade network components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes.

E. Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions.

F. Manage, engineer or support complex networks, including network design, site survey, installation, integration, testing and final acceptance in a wired or wireless environment, network vulnerability assessments, configuration and monitoring of intrusion prevention systems, including firewalls.

G. Provide documentation and technical specifications for planning and implementing new or existing IT infrastructure.

H. Recommend and perform security audits, backups, and other network maintenance as needed.

I. Recommend and perform hardware and software installs, upgrades and support as needed to maintain working systems at BRMEMC.

J. Provide input, when requested, on network equipment, vendors, and technologies, and stay abreast of knowledge and advances in networking technologies enabling the most efficient use of cooperative resources.

K. All other duties as required.

V. KNOWLEDGE:

A. Must have extensive technical experience with network systems.

B. Must have extensive knowledge of network and routing protocols.

C. Must have extensive knowledge of switch and router configuration

D. Prefer candidates with working technical experience in designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting Microsoft SQL servers, Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft Server and desktop OS.

E. Prefer candidates with experience in OS virtualization, SAN and related technology.

F. Prefer candidates with experience in data backups and disaster recovery.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Experience:

  • Computer networking: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location
Posted: 8/31/2022

Outside Crew Positions
Schedule: Full Time
Young Harris, Georgia

Blue Ridge Mountain is seeking applicants to apply for various outside crew positions. For 83 years, BRMEMC has provided lifelong and rewarding careers for the people in our communities – our roots run deep. As we continue to grow in service to our membership; we need to also grow our workforce. If you’re looking for a career that will keep you in this beautiful area, and you’re passionate about service to one another then apply now. We’ll ensure that you’re successful along the way! We are members serving members.

Careers at BRMEMC

Human Resources
875 Main Street East
Young Harris, Georgia 30582

P.O. Box 9
Young Harris, Georgia 30582

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