• Peacock named Substation Maintenance Foreman at LPEA

    Steps up to supervisorial role in maintaining LPEA’s substations

    Ryan Peacock has been promoted to the position of Substation Maintenance Foreman at La Plata Electric Association (LPEA). He steps up to a supervisorial role in Substation Maintenance, the department responsible for maintaining LPEA’s substations and regulators, ensuring reliability with the equipment that transforms high voltage transmission to reduced voltage for distribution on LPEA’s system.

    In his new position as Foreman, Peacock directs the Substation Maintenance man, Electronic Specialist, Electronic Tech, Journeyman and Apprentice Linemen, Equipment Operator and laborers.

    Born in Durango, Colo., Peacock attended Durango High School then stepped into construction for four years, during which time he began his Lineman apprenticeship. He joined LPEA in 1998 and completed his Journeyman Lineman in 2000. He worked the line crews for six years, served as a Serviceman for eight, and was promoted to Working Foreman overseeing a crew in 2014. He moved into Substation Maintenance work in April 2016, and now has been promoted to the supervisorial position.

    LPEA offers a variety of apprenticeships and employment opportunities. To explore employment, or for additional information, visit www.lpea.coop.

    LPEA, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative established in 1939, provides to its more than 30,000 members, with nearly 42,000 meters, safe, reliable electricity at the lowest reasonable cost, while being environmentally responsible.