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IEC Atlanta 2015 Apprentice of the Year, Places in Top 10 at National Competition

 

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November 5, 2015

Contact: Niel Dawson, Executive Director    
      Independent Electrical Contractors, Atlanta & Georgia Chapters
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IEC Atlanta 2015 Apprentice of the Year, Places in Top 10 at National Competition
MatthewGillelandsmAtlanta, GA – November 4, 2015 - IEC Atlanta congratulates Matthew Gilleland of LeMay Electric on placing in the top ten at the 2015 IEC National Expo wire off competition.  Matthew is IEC Atlanta’s 2015 Apprentice of the Year, a position he acquired by making the grades and winning IEC Atlanta’s wire-off in April of 2015.   Because of his hard work, Matthew earned the opportunity to represent the IEC Atlanta chapter at the National Expo.  IEC chapters across the country send the best of the best apprentices to compete and hopefully bring home the title of National Apprentice of the Year.
The 2015 National Expo wire off competition is the mega showcase for upcoming journey persons to highlight their electrical skills and knowledge.  Contestants showed their skills and knowledge in the areas of curriculum, wiring projects based on motor control, pipe bending and troubleshooting.  Matthew gave an excellent presentation and represented those of us in the Atlanta chapter well.  
Mathew, along with other top apprentice competitors, were recognized on Saturday, October 24th at the President’s Gala.  Congratulations to Matthew Gilleland!
IEC is a trade association for merit shop electrical contractors and offers a wide array of training programs for apprentices and experienced electricians.  In addition to the electrical apprenticeship training program, IEC provides personnel referral including loan/borrow programs, and provides a broad range of informational resources for electrical contractors in Atlanta and Georgia.   
For more information about IEC and its programs, contact Niel Dawson, Executive Director at 770-242-9277 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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LeMay Electric Wins IEC Atlanta 2014 Safety Award

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16th, 2014

Contact: Niel Dawson, Executive Director
      Independent Electrical Contractors, Atlanta & Georgia Chapters
      Phone: (770) 242-9277
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Pictured left to right:  IEC Safety instructor Darryl Fitch,
Russell Shell, William Drew Thompson, and Tom LeMay

Atlanta, GA – On Friday, July 11th the IEC Atlanta Chapter held its Annual Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremonies, at which time the 2014 Safety Awards were announced.  In the Medium-size company category, LeMay Electric was chosen as the winner for the 2014 Safety Award.   This is the 4th year LeMay Electric has won this award.
Accepting the award for Lemay Electric was owner Tom LeMay, Russell Shell, and William Drew Thompson.  To be considered for the safety award companies were required to complete an application which included 3 criteria.  The 1st criterion is called KEY METRICS, or some very specific numbers such as, reportable safety incidents and experience modification rate.  The 2nd criterion is a self-assessment in 26 rating areas.  The 3rd is the company’s overall written safety program that includes employee, management and owner commitment to safety.  
LeMay Electric prevails!  Congratulations LeMay Electric, IEC is honored to have you among its members.
Known for its highly quality training programs, IEC provides electrical apprenticeship training, as well as, continuing education training across the state. Other services include legislative advocacy on the state and national levels, networking opportunities with industry professionals and other business support services to help independent electrical contractors be successful. IEC Atlanta provides services and support to the Atlanta-Metro area and is part of the National IEC, which has 60 chapters and nearly 3,000 members nationwide.

For additional information, contact Niel Dawson, Executive Director at (770) 242-9277.
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2014 IEC Graduation

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Pictured are LeMay General Superintendent Russell Shell,
Graduates Drew, Mark and Pat, Tom LeMay and LeMay Associate
and IEC Instructor James Wesley

Pat Bradley, Drew Thompson and Mark Whitlock are the newest LeMay Electric associates to receive Journeyman Wireman Status!
Pat, Drew and Mark persevered through a difficult economy over the past four years and successfully completed the IEC Apprenticeship program. Their efforts are duly recognized and we are honored to support them as they continue to pursue and perfect their artisanship in the electrical industry.
Congratulations Pat, Drew and Mark on reaching this very important and significant milestone in your career!

LeMay Electric, Inc. Receives 2013 IEC/CNA Safety Award

ATLANTA, GA. – The Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. (IEC) Atlanta Chapter is pleased to announce that LeMay Electric, Inc. in Marietta, Georgia, received the 2013 IEC/CNA Safety Award (Category 2) during the 56th Annual IEC National Convention and Electric Expo in Portland, Oregon.

LeMay Electric, Inc. was recognized for its efforts to provide employees with a safe and healthful workplace. The company’s commitment to safety is evidenced by its promotion of safety committee participation, efforts to provide safety and health education and training, and reviewing and updating workplace safety rules.  

“I would like to congratulate LeMay Electric, Inc. for their hard work and dedication to safety,” said Tim Welsh, IEC National Member & Chapter Relations Vice President. “By providing a written safety program and more, the company has provided a safe and healthy place of employment for all of its employees.”

LeMay Electric, Inc. has been in business for 30 years and has been an active member of IEC since 1987. They have incorporated a written safety program, required all supervisors to complete the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) 30-hour training, and required all personnel to complete OSHA 10-hour training, Aerial Lift Training, and more. In addition, LeMay Electric, Inc. has had an exceptional Experience Modification Rating for at least the last four years.

The IEC/CNA Safety Award is given to electrical and systems contractors who place safety as a high priority in their organization and have the results to prove it. The award is given in five categories: Category 1 – up to 15 employees; Category 2 – 16 to 50 employees; Category 3 – 51 to 125 employees; Category 4 – 126 to 300 employees; and Category 5 – more than 300 employees.

Known for its highly quality training programs, IEC provides electrical apprenticeship training, as well as, continuing education training across the state. Other services include legislative advocacy on the state and national levels, networking opportunities with industry professionals and other business support services to help independent electrical contractors be successful. IEC Atlanta provides services and support to the Atlanta-Metro area and is part of the National IEC, which has 60 chapters and nearly 3,000 members nationwide.
For additional information, contact Niel Dawson, Executive Director at (770) 242-9277, or find us on the web at www.iecatlanta.org

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