Robert F. Higbe III, P.E.
Robert Higbe serves as the vice president of engineering and
operations for Santee Electric Cooperative Inc. and is a licensed
professional engineer in the state of South Carolina.
As the VP of Engineering and Operations he is responsible for
overseeing the planning and construction of the cooperative's
substations and distribution system. This includes long range
plans, work plans, load forecasts and operation and maintenance
studies to meet Rural Utilities Services (RUS) compliance. He is
also responsible for all of the information systems and technology
integration at the cooperative.
Higbe worked as a part time employee in the engineering
department from 1990 to 1995 while he attended college. He became a
full time employee in 1995 after graduating from Clemson University
where he received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering. He also
has a B. S. degree from Newberry College in Mathematics and
Higbe was raised near Andrews, SC and still lives in that area
with his wife, Dawn, one daughter, and two sons.
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