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3 Apprentices Graduate in 2011

DSC04408LeMay Electric is proud to graduate three more electrician apprentices to Journeyman status in 2011.

Blake Barron, Jeff Elkins and Greg Hilyard have successfully completed the requirements of the Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training to advance to Journeyman Electrician status. All three of these men placed in very strong positions in their class. Jeff Elkins placed second in the apprentice of the Year competition and Greg Hilyard placed third.

LeMay Electric, Inc. remains dedicated to investment in a quality work force as our trade is best learned through formal apprenticeship training.

We are proud to be members of The Independent Electrical Contractors Association and to have a part in the advancement of these men to journeymen status in our trade.

LeMay Team Bags 4th Place in 2011 IEC Fishing Tourney!

IEC-Fishing-008LeMay Electric, Inc. was the proud sponsor of three fishing teams in the 2011 IEC Fishing Tournament at Lake Oconee on March 26th.

The team of Ben Walls and John Wallace weighed in 5 bass at well over 10#. The Tournament winner was just over 11#.

Also participating were the teams of Jared Pruitt and Chris Frost and Russell Shell and Charles Tipton.

A great time was had by all and strategies are being discussed for next year’s event.

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President's Award 2010 Press Release

Russell_PresAwardRussell Shell, LeMay Electric Bestowed With "IEC 2010 President's Award"

Atlanta, GA – On Friday, December 9, the IEC Atlanta Chapter held its 2010 Holiday Party and Awards Luncheon at their headquarters, 4500 Winters Chapel Rd., Atlanta, GA 30360.
With nearly 100 members and guests in attendance, the "2010 IEC President's Award" was presented to Russell Shell, LeMay Electric (Marietta, GA).

The award is given to an individual whom the President of the Board, Mark Good, feels that has exemplified high IEC standards and conduct, and assisted the President in his role at the IEC. President Good said that "Russell quietly listens to varying opinions in meetings, weighing the ideas presented, and then will eloquently express a position where no one feels their viewpoint has been ignored."    Click here to read the rest of the article.

LeMay Electric, Inc. Graduates 2 More Apprentices

LeMay Electric, Inc. Graduates (2) More Apprentices to Journeyman Status!

On July 9th, LeMay Electric, Inc. proudly sponsored the advancement two more Apprentice Electricians to Journeyman status at the July 9th IEC Graduation Ceremony. Kris Benitez and Sean Kelly have successfully completed the on the job training requirements and classroom instruction set forth by the Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training and the IEC. We are proud of Kris and Sean and ALL of the LeMay Electric, Inc. graduated apprentices over the past 20 years.


Pictured are LeMay Electric, Inc. 2008 IEC Graduate and current IEC instructor, James Wesley, General Superintendant Russell Shell, 2010 Graduate Sean Kelly, Tom LeMay and 2010 Graduate Kris Benitez.

image002Also, the "Community Spirit Award,"  was given to Kris Benitez, of LeMay Electric for a number of reasons, including a special project that he completed where he designed and built a control logic program for an elevator.  Kris also attended the high school SkillsUSA construction competition, speaking with students who indicated an interest in the construction field.  Kris is shown here with IEC Training Director, Todd Hawkins on the right

2010 Atlanta Chapter Safety Award

LeMay Electric, Inc. Wins IEC Atlanta Chapter Safety Award!

image005IEC Atlanta Chapter established the Safety Awards for the first time this year to both promote safety in the workplace and acknowledge IEC members with outstanding safety programs.  Modeled after the IEC National Safety Awards Program, and spearheaded by the Atlanta Chapter Safety Committee, the awards were given out on July 9 at the IEC Annual 45th Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremonies.

There was a two-part judging process that applicants went through.  First, they completed a Safety Program Awareness and Retention Kit Self assessment.  Additionally, they submitted a statistical analysis from their OSHA 300 log, such as TCIR and DART rate, and their experience modification rate.

Those that were selected to move on to the final stage of competition were then asked to make a presentation to a panel of judges regarding their safety program.  This year’s judges were:  Ted Michgelbrink from Safetyhead training along with OSHA Compliance Assistance Specialists, Steven Simmons and Jonathan Worrel.

This year there are two categories of winners:  those with 70 or less employees and those with greater than 70 employees.

In Category 2 with 70 or less employees the winner was LeMay Electric.  Below left, from left to right is Russell Shell, Superintendent for LeMay Electric, Tom LeMay, Owner and Niel Dawson, Executive Director, Atlanta Chapter IEC.
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