Keeping the Lights On

Keeping the Lights On

Although electric power has been around more than 100 years, it’s a high-tech industry where even the traditional jobs call for expertise and innovation. Veterans and cybersecurity experts make up today’s electric co-op workforce. “The role of the lineworker may seem...
Powerful Careers: Heather Dalton

Powerful Careers: Heather Dalton

In her 23 years at Southside Electric Cooperative, Heather Dalton has experienced the inside and outside of the power line industry. Dalton, a staking technician in SEC’s Altavista office, came to the cooperative as a cashier/clerk, equivalent to today’s member...