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Careers at BrightRidge

Employees are the most important resource at BrightRidge. Without them, it would be impossible to deliver electricity to our 78,600 metered-customers. There are numerous job opportunities throughout the utility industry. Educational levels for positions vary from High School Diploma to various levels of degree. BrightRidge offers an excellent work environment, career development, flexible work schedules, and competitive pay and benefits.

Employment opportunities for BrightRidge are generally advertised via local newspapers, various utility periodicals, and on this website. Resumes and/or applications are only accepted when job openings exist. BrightRidge is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer, including disability/vets, and a TN drug-free workplace.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement 

  • Network Engineer Intern
    Date Posted: 12/21/21

    JOB SUMMARY: 

    Network Engineering Intern will provide operational support for BrightRidge’s Network Engineering and Technical Support staff. Will assist with various technology-based projects that support our Broadband service offerings.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

    Work with Network Engineers to implement and maintain fiber optic and Ethernet cabling changes in the Central Office and remote Point of Presence locations.
    • Maintain an accurate inventory of critical equipment spare parts and notify management of replenishment needs.
    • Perform audit and update documentation of fiber optic panels and connections in the Central Office and remote Point of Presence locations.
    • Maintain an inventory of physical and virtualized servers.
    • General assistance as required for Voice, Data, and Video related projects.
    • Assist with system data audits and cleanup.

    ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.
    • Must maintain a valid driver’s license from state of residence.
    • Work with various departments on special projects.
    • Maintain vehicles assigned to Department.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Basic user experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access applications.
    • Understanding of Windows Server and Active Directory would be a plus.
    • Understanding of layer-2 switching and layer-3 routing is a plus. Virtualization and Storage Area Networks is a plus.
    • With any type of technical understanding, we can train the individual for what we need.
    • Must possess excellent communication and customer relations skills both verbal and written.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Requires constant telephone and computer use which entails sitting, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, fine manipulation, vision, talking, hearing and arm/hand use for machine control operation. Must be able to lift 80 – 100 lbs. of equipment and climb ladders to reach cable trays.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Majority of duties are performed indoors in a climate-controlled office environment. May require some local travel.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Candidate working towards Bachelors or Master's degree in Networking, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or equivalent discipline.

     

    Applicants may submit an application, cover letter and resume via this website by February 1, 2022.

     

    BrightRidge wishes to be in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. In accordance with the Act, we will make reasonable accommodation to any person who needs such accommodation, whether a new hire or a current employee, assuming that the person is fully qualified for the position.

    These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Since jobs tend to change over time, Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required without a formal update of the job description.

Apply for BrightRidge Careers Online

BrightRidge is currently accepting applications for the above-listed positions.

Serving Our Community

BrightRidge employees are dedicated to providing great service to its customers, as well as supporting our community through individual volunteer opportunities.  Our employees are truly are greatest asset, and they are truly very service-minded.  We are glad for the opportunity to serve you!

BrightRidge Broadband Partners

BrightRidge is excited to offer you full broadband services, including high-speed internet, voice, and video. In order that we may meet our eight-year phased roll-out, we are securing partnerships with other contractors. Current employment opportunities may be available with these contractors:  Ontrac (Submit Resume to Ontrac) and Quanta Telecom Services (Submit Resume to Quanta Telecom Services). Both contractors have many years experience in the fiber connectivity/broadband industry.

Crouch, Connie

Connie Crouch

Chief Employee Relations Officer

(423) 952-5162

ccrouch@brightridge.com

Sheffey, Stacey

Stacey Sheffey

Benefits Administrator

(423) 952-5184

ssheffey@brightridge.com