IEC Honors Individuals, Chapters, and Contractors at IEC Convention & Expo 2018

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The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) awarded exceptional members, chapters, and apprentices at various events during its  IEC Convention & Expo 2018 held in Indianapolis, IN. All of the 2018 IEC National Award Winners are listed below:

2018 IEC Apprentice of the Year
First Place:
Mike Lempka from Good Electric Service, IEC Rocky Mountain
Second Place: Grant Evans from King’s Electric Services, IEC of Greater Cincinnati
Third Place: Nathan Devine from JMEG, IEC San Antonio

Winning an IEC National Award is a distinguished honor. Their accomplishments set the bar for industry best practices and contribute to the overall advancement of the independent electrical industry.

Spenser Villwock, IEC National CEO

2018 CNA Safety Awards
Tucknott Electric, Livermore, California (1-15 Employees)
Cox Electric, Woodburn, Oregon (16-50 Employees)
Integrity Electrical Solutions, Golden, Colorado (51-125 Employees)
IES C&I – Texas, San Antonio, Texas (126 – 300 Employees)
The Tri-M Group, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania (Over 300 Employees)

2018 IEC Chapter Executive Director of the Year
Julie Howard of IEC San Antonio

2018 IEC Instructor of the Year
Joe Tate

2018 IEC National Member of the Year
Dave Kinder

2018 IEC Apprenticeship Alumni Award
Raul Vasquez

2018 IEC National Legacy Award
David Hittinger

2018 IEC Rising Star Award
Jason Hobbs

2018 IEC Industry Achievement Award

2018 IEC Chapter SPARK Award
IEC Dallas

2018 IEC Apprenticeship Chapter of the Year
IEC Rocky Mountain

2018 IEC Chapter of the Year
Central Indiana IEC (16 to 30 contractor members)
IEC San Antonio (31 to 60 contactor members)
IEC Florida West Coast (61 to 90 contractor members)
IEC Rocky Mountain (91+ contractor members)

2018 IEC Legislative Chapter of the Year
IEC Rocky Mountain

2018 IEC Community Service Individual Award
Albert Sutton, IEC Dakotas

2018 IEC Community Service Team Award
Corrigan Electric Co., IEC Kentucky & Southern Indiana

2018 IEC National Team Award
Parade of Lights "Sparkling Ice Castle" Float Team, IEC Rocky Mountain

2018 Award of Excellence in Residential Construction
Single-family residence:
Corrigan Electric Co. for The Mockingbird Estate
Multi-family residence:
InPwr Inc. for Florence Fay Senior Living
Multi-family, mid-rise buildings above three stories
King’s Electric Services for 8th and Sycamore

2018 Award of Excellence in Commercial Construction
Contracts up to $500,000
Bergstrom Electric, Inc. for Four Winds Alternative & CTE High School
Contracts between $500,000 and $1.5M
Weifield Group Contracting for Vertafore Headquarters Project
Contracts between $1.5M and $5M
APG for Eckerd College Visual Arts Center
Contracts over $5M
APG for The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art

2018 Award of Excellence in Industrial Construction
Contracts up to $1.5M
InPwr Inc. for Aemerge RedPak
Contracts between $1.5M and $5M
Weifield Group Contracting for Northglenn Wastewater Treatment Facility Headworks & Clarifier Project
Contracts over $5M
Wagner Electric Company for R. T. Vanderbilt Area 10 Rewire

2018 Award of Excellence in Energy Efficient/Green Construction
InPwr Inc. for 38th Infantry

2018 Award of Excellence in Power Generation
TMI Electrical Contractors for Gallipolis Schools PV Arrays

2018 Award of Excellence in Low Voltage/Limited Energy Systems Construction
Encore Electric for University of Colorado - Colorado Springs Ent Center for the Arts

2018 Award of Excellence in Service
Collier Electrical Corporation for Hill Electric

“Winning an IEC National Award is a distinguished honor,” says Spenser Villwock, IEC National CEO. “Their accomplishments set the bar for industry best practices and contribute to the overall advancement of the independent electrical industry.”

For more information about the IEC Apprentice of the Year and Industry Awards, please visit Additionally, all IEC National Award Winners will be featured in the upcoming November/December 2018 issue of IEC's Insights magazine.

About Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC)
IEC National is a nonprofit trade association federation with 52 educational campuses and affiliate IEC local chapters across the country. IEC represents over 3,300 member businesses throughout the United States and educates nearly 12,000 electricians and systems professionals each year through world-class training programs. IEC contractor member companies are responsible for over $8.5B in gross revenue annually and are composed of some of the premier firms in the industry. 


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