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Take Your Career to New Heights with UCEMCTake your career to new heightsPEOPLE COME FIRST AT COOPERATIVES

Co-ops are owned by the members we serve. This fact impacts everything we do here at Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation. People always come before margins, and our employees are serious about the responsibility we have to provide power to our communities. The work we do not only makes life more comfortable and convenient, but we allow hospitals to operate and factories to run. We provide the power for cell phones and computers – technology that we rely on each day. Our employees power everyday life for our region. It’s a serious - and sometimes hazardous – job that is incredibly rewarding and full of opportunity. Do you have what it takes to be part of our team?

Additional Applications

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Design new power lines and monitor existing lines and equipment. Typically requires an engineering degree.

Operations and Construction
Build and repair power lines and other equipment. Requires completion of a lineman apprenticeship program.

Consumer Services
Respond to member needs, inquiries and concerns. Typically requires a two-year degree in accounting or business.

Member Services
Helps members use energy more wisely. Typically requires a two-year degree in accounting or business.

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Co Op Careers at UCEMC

Excellent Benefits Close To Home

  • Competitive wages well above the average income for this region.
  • Health insurance and retirement benefits.
  • Job training and continuing education.
  • Competitive and challenging work environment.
  • Vacation, holidays and sick leave.
  • Centrally located for convenient commute.

Career Paths

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Marketing and Communications

Assists the co-op in building and managing its reputation in the community by educating members and public officials. Oversees programs and events. Typically requires a four-year degree in business or public relations.

Accounting and Finance

Performs the accounting, financial and material management functions for the cooperative. Typically requires a four-year degree in accounting or business.

Information Technology

Coordinates and maintains the computer systems and technology required to keep the modern power grid functioning. Typically requires a four-year degree in IT or computer science.

Human Resources

Oversees the safety, education and compliance functions of the co-op while maximizing employee abilities and ensuring safe working conditions and employee morale. Typically requires a four-year degree in business.

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The Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. To request additional information on UCEMC’s Title VI nondiscrimination requirements, or if any person believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI or other applicable law and would like to file a complaint, contact Kathy Sherfield at 800-261-2940, ext. 122, or email

Persons who do not speak or read English well may request language assistance, oral interpretation and/or written translation of this notice, at no cost. Contact Kathy Sherfield at 800-261-2940, ext. 122, or email