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IEC Georgia is Now Hiring Experienced Electricians with New Online Resume Service

IEC Georgia is Now Hiring Experienced Electricians with New Online Resume Service

NowHiringExperiencedElectriciansIEC Georgia has many contractor members in need of experienced electricians right now!  Finding qualified workers is a major challenge, and IEC adds yet another option for its members to acquire the best workers for their jobs.  Experienced electricians can register with our FREE online resume service, and gain access to top IEC electrical contractors in Georgia.

IEC Georgia’s New Online Resume Service is easy to access from our website, www.iecgeorgia.org.  The applicant will select the Training/Events tab and then select Electrical Industry Resume.  Applicants must have a minimum of 4 years of experience to apply.  The completed resume is submitted and held in IEC’s database for 62 days; and is accessible to IEC Contractors throughout Georgia.

IEC Georgia’s online resume is for candidates located outside of the metro Atlanta area.  Columbus, Augusta, Savannah, Albany, Valdosta and Macon, experienced electricians, this is for you! 

IEC’s goal is to help recruit the best and train the best to help its members achieve their goals!  If you are an experienced electrician looking for employment with top Georgia, IEC Contractors, the online resume service is a perfect start for you to be connected with the best in the industry!

IEC Georgia Holds 2014 Valdosta IEC Apprenticeship Graduation

IEC Georgia Holds 2014 Valdosta IEC Apprenticeship Graduation
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IEC Georgia’s Valdosta graduation was held Thursday, September 25th at Mom and Dad’s Italian Restaurant in Valdosta, Georgia.  IEC graduates were celebrated by family, friends, employers and IEC staff on their completion of a 4 year journey to becoming trained and experienced Journeypersons!  Guest speakers were Tom Stalvey, CEO of Ace Electric and Bobby Stalvey, President of Ace Electric.  IEC Training Director, Todd Hawkins was on hand to “MC” the graduation ceremonies. 
 

IEC instructor, Reuben Bennett of XY Technologies guided this class through the process and now 4 more IEC graduates are prepared to excel in the electrical industry.  The 4 graduates and employees of Ace Electric are; Joseph Montgomery, Tavaris Sharp, Eric Uneless and Jacob Young.  Congratulations gentlemen on a job well done.  In addition to completing the program, there were two students earning the Academic Achievement Award, both maintaining a GPA of 93.75 percent.  Extra kudos to Joseph Montgomery and Eric Uneless for completing the program with excellence!

IEC Georgia is proud of all the Valdosta graduates and honored to celebrate with them on this occasion.  

Pictured left to right; Instructor, Reuben Bennett, Tavaris Sharp, Ace Electric CEO Tom Stalvey, Jacob Young, Eric Uneless, Ace Electric President, Bobby Stalvey, and Joseph Montgomery

 

 

IEC Ignites the Interest of the Brightest Minds

IEC Ignites the Interest of the Brightest Minds

skillsusa2013On March 21st through the 23rd, the IEC Atlanta/Georgia chapters participated in the 2013 Construction CareerExpo and SkillsUSA competition, held at the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC). IEC views this event as a chance to ignite the interest of the brightest minds to the electrical industry, and encourage the growth of a qualified workforce pool.

Over 6,000 people attended this event from both high schools and technical schools throughout the state. Many students graduating in the next few months can fill the current needs of IEC members because they are young and can be molded to meet IEC contractor members' expectations. The CareerExpo also lays the groundwork for the industry's future needs by creating a pipeline of connections that leads to IEC members and their business staffing needs.

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IEC Partner Member, Pace Lighting Selected as Showroom of the Year Finalist for the Fourth Consecutive Year

IEC Partner Member, Pace Lighting Selected as Showroom of the Year Finalist for the Fourth Consecutive Year
IEC partner member, Pace Lighting of Savannah, Georgia has once again been selected by an esteemed panel of lighting, retail, and merchandising experts as a finalist for the fourth annual 2013 National Showroom of the Year Awards, presented by Residential Lighting magazine & the Dallas Market Center. IEC congratulates Pace Lighting on this achievement.  This is Pace Lighting's fourth consecutive nomination for the Showroom of the Year Award. Pace Lighting is one of only a few showrooms that have been nominated every year for this prestigious award, and Pace Lighting is the only showroom in the country to be a two-time Showroom of the Year award winner over the last three years. Winners for this year’s award will be announced at the Dallas Market Center in a ceremony on June 20, 2013.

There will be one Showroom of the Year recipient in each of three volume categories plus specialty awards for merchandising display, community involvement, and significant accomplishment in the past year. A profile of Pace Lighting will appear in the May 2013 issue of Residential Lighting magazine. Pace Lighting received the national Showroom of the Year Award in the annual revenue under $2 million category in 2012 & 2010 and was a finalist for that same award in 2011. In 2013, Pace Lighting is finalist in the $2 million - $5 million annual revenue category, an increase on all prior years.

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IEC Georgia Launches its Second 1st Year Apprenticeship Course in Columbus

IEC Georgia Launches its Second 1st Year Apprenticeship Course in Columbus
IEC Georgia began its second 1st year apprenticeship program in Columbus earlier this week.  February 18th at 5:30pm, the doors to the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center opened to 19 IEC apprentices.  Students from some of the top Columbus area contractors such as Alexander Electric, Ritch Electric, and Jordan Electric, came prepared to invest in themselves, their companies and become skilled electricians.  

In the weeks following, IEC instructor Brian Gardner will provide his apprentices in the basic principles, tools, blueprints, applied math, wiring methods and, other processes that trained electricians are required to know.  The class will finish mid-September, but this is only the beginning of their informative four year journey with IEC. Not only does IEC’s apprenticeship program strengthen the quality of the electrical industry, but it provides the apprentices with a DOL Journeyman Certification when they complete the 576 hours of classroom training and 8,000 of on-the-job-training.  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.  

If you are outside of the Columbus area and would like to enroll employees in IEC’s apprenticeship program, IEC has its online class starting March 5th.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details.