HEC Lineman Jonathan Vernesoni joined 22 other electric cooperative line workers from across the state on Thursday, May 30 at the 2019 Pole Top Rescue competition in Raleigh. This biennial event pits line workers against the clock and each other as they demonstrate essential lifesaving skills and the job knowledge required to maintain the lines that power the lives of electric cooperative members. To advance to this state championship competition, each competitor had to win a similar event at their local cooperative.
Jonathan has been a lineman at CHEC for 15 years. This was his third time competing at the statewide level.