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Workplace safety is one of the main focuses for NECA as it aims to better serve its members and improve the electrical contracting industry. Safety and health programs are formed to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and deaths, as well as the suffering and financial hardship these events can cause for workers, their families, and employers. That is why NECA has opened its inaugural NECA Safety Professionals Institute. The goal of this program is to provide training and awareness to help reduce incidents, injuries, and fatalities through an established Safety Management System, adaptable for all organizations.
DICIN Electric Company, Inc. of Waterford, Connecticut was invited by President Joe Biden to be honored as the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Federal Subcontractor of the Year for the entire country on Monday, May 1st, 2023.
NECA is pleased to announce that it has named Jonathan Mandl as a Field Representative for the Eastern Region, effective May 1, 2023.
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) CEO, David Long, testified before the Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce at a hearing held on the morning of April 19th, 2023.
At the end of March, electrical contractors from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. to participate in the National Electrical Contractor’s Association (NECA) Legislative Conference. This event has been hailed as a premier advocacy opportunity for NECA members to make an impact on Capitol Hill.
The report provides an in-depth analysis of key financial data and provides an industry standard that can be used for change order negotiations, audits, claims and more. The survey is confidential and should take less than 30 minutes to complete.
On behalf of the National Electrical Contractors Association, CEO David Long issues his response to H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act announcement.
In addition to recent promotions, the association announced a restructuring of its Labor Relations operations as the association continues to grow its capabilities and leverage its expertise.
This year, the 2023 Association Executives Institute (AEI) was held from March 6-8 in Philadelphia, PA, and featured sessions such as "Benefits of Diversity" and "Adopt-A-School."
Executive Director of Safety Wes Wheeler and Executive Director of Outside Line Safety Mike Starner released the inaugural episode of the ‘NECA Safety Roundup’ podcast in March.
Congratulations to Todd Grossweiler, Executive Vice President of the Allison-Smith Company on being the recipient of the 2023 NECA Innovator of the Year Award! For his dedication to driving the industry forward, Grossweiler is highlighted as an industry pioneer from a NECA member contractor who champions innovation and continuous improvement across their company and the entire NECA community.
NECA has begun accepting entries for the Project Excellence Awards (PEA) program, now until June 30, 2023. To showcase the exceptional work performed by our member-contractors throughout the country, NECA created the Project Excellence Awards to recognize companies for their outstanding commitment, professionalism and ingenuity in delivering an electrical project across 13 different market sectors.
NECA is seeking proposals from not only professional speakers, but experts within our own ranks. NECA members hold a great depth of knowledge of the industry and what it takes to be successful and our members love to hear the successes, and pitfalls, of others who have been in their shoes.
The inaugural Service and Maintenance Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Denver from June 28-29, 2023. This two-day conference will help electrical contractors to build and navigate a successful service and maintenance-oriented department.
Members of the Minneapolis Chapter met with Rep. Angie Craig in their district. Pictured from left to right is Jerry Hein of ECSI, Rep. Craig, and Michele Hein of ECS.
On February 15, 2023, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation released the draft final rule for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Standards and Requirements. This new regulation sets minimum standards for federally funded EV infrastructure and implements the Build America and Buy America requirements governing the construction of 500,000 EV chargers across the nation by 2030.
"I want to echo President Biden’s proclamation during the State of the Union to rebuild America’s infrastructure and strengthen the American workforce. The unprecedented bipartisan federal investment over the past two years in our nation's infrastructure presents real change for the more than 4,000 NECA contractors of all sizes across the country," said NECA CEO David Long.
The Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) Innovation Conference continues to grow in popularity. Just wrapping up the third powerful gathering, members from the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), and the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) have seen the value and interest of this joint event grow year after year.
NECA Vice President of Industry Development Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey was named as the recipient of the Robbie Sparks North Star Award at the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) Conference in Denver.
Continuing to evolve the electrical construction industry, the NECA Innovation Institute (NII) offers NECA members a state-of-the-art opportunity to grow their companies by developing visionary thinkers.