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Biggs Eager to Enhance Safety Culture at Tipmont

Jon Biggs comes to Tipmont after most recently serving as the senior safety specialist for Purdue’s energy and utilities department, and is excited for the opportunity to further optimize Tipmont’s focus on safety.

Tipmont REMC announces COO and CMO

Tipmont REMC and Wintek powered by Tipmont named Jeremy Konkle, PE as its chief operating officer and Jennifer Rufatto as its chief marketing officer. Konkle, previously Tipmont’s vice president of engineering and operations, will lead and manage the delivery of Tipmont REMC’s services, including electric and fiber internet. His responsibilities will include electric and telecom infrastructure and […]

Andy Karle: A Well Earned Retirement

Journeyman Lineman Andy Karle recently retired after 28 years of service. He previously worked for Wake EMC in North Carolina before coming to Tipmont. What was a memorable experience from your career? When I was at Wake EMC, we were troubleshooting an outage and having a really hard time locating the cause. We finally found […]

Eric Summerfield receives ISA board certification

Congratulations to Tipmont right-of-way coordinator Eric Summerfield on becoming an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Board Certified Master Arborist. The credential is the highest level of certification offered by ISA. Fewer than two percent of all ISA Certified Arborists® currently hold this certification.

Tipmont employees graduate electric lineworker apprenticeship program

Two Tipmont REMC lineworkers, Sam Headlee and Eli Smith, alongside eleven others from around the state, graduated Saturday, Jan. 28, from Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ apprenticeship program, Rural Electric Apprentice Program (REAP). Both Smith and Headlee have been with Tipmont since February 2012. Smith is based in the northern service territory while Headlee is based in […]

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