Receiving an IEC National Award is a tremendous achievement. Handed out every year at the Amped Up Luncheon and the Awards Gala at the IEC National Convention, these award winners represent those members and chapters who have made great strides within the electrical industry and the association.

These winners were announced at IEC Convention & Expo 2018, held September 21-22, in Indianapolis, IN.


National Member of the Year:

Dave Kinder, Kinder Electric Co. Inc., Central Indiana IEC

Industry Achievement Award:


Apprenticeship Alumni Award:

Raul Vasquez, IEC San Antonio

Chapters of the Year:

Central Indiana IEC (16 to 30 contractor members)
IEC San Antonio (31 to 60 contractor members)
IEC Florida West Coast (61 to 90 contractor members)
IEC Rocky Mountain (91+ contractor members)

Apprenticeship Chapter of the Year:

IEC Rocky Mountain

Instructor of the Year:

Joe Tate, IEC Rocky Mountain

Legislative Chapter of the Year:

IEC-OKC (1-44 contractor members)
IEC Rocky Mountain (45+ contractor members)

Chapter Executive Director of the Year:

Julie Howard, IEC San Antonio

Community Service Individual Award:

Albert Sutton, Al Sutton Electric, IEC Dakotas

Community Service Team Award:

Corrigan Electric Co., IEC Kentucky & Southern Indiana

Legacy Award:

David Hittinger, IEC Greater Cincinnati

IEC Rising Star Award:

Jason Hobbs, Central Indiana IEC & IEC Rocky Mountain

Chapter SPARK Award:

IEC Dallas

2018 IEC National Apprentice of the Year:

1st: Mike Lempka, Good Electric Service, IEC Rocky Mountain
2nd: Grant Evants, King's Electric Services, IEC of Greater Cincinnati 
3rd: Nathan Devine, JMEG, IEC San Antonio

IEC-CNA Safety Award

The IEC-CNA Safety Awards recognize electrical contracting companies that excel in establishing and maintaining safety programs that result in incident rates that are significantly below the average OSHA recordable incident rate. The judges look for commitment to safety from management, employee involvement, active participation, and controls over major exposure to loss.

The IEC-CNA Safety Awards were presented at IEC Convention & Expo 2018 to the following companies:

Tucknott Electric, Livermore, CA (1 to 15 employees)
Cox Electric, Woodburn, OR (16 to 50 employees)
Integrity Electrical Solutions, Golden, CO (51 to 125 employees)
IES C&I - Texas, San Antonio, TX (126 to 300 employees)
The Tri-M Group, Kennett Square, PA (301+ employees) 

Excellence in Electrical Construction

Corrigan Electric
IEC Kentucky & Southern Indiana
The Mockingbird Estate
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Central Indiana IEC
Florence Fay Senior Living

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King's Electric Services
IEC of Greater Cincinnati
8th and Sycamore
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Bergstrom Electric
IEC Dakota's
Four Winds Alternative & CTE High School
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Weifield Group Contracting
IEC Rocky Mountain
Vertafore Headquarters Project
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IEC Florida West Coast Chapter
Eckerd College Visual Arts Center
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IEC Florida West Coast Chapter
The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art
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IEC Rocky Mountain
Aemerge Redpak
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Weifield Group Contracting
IEC Rocky Mountain
Northglenn Wastewater Treatment Facility -
Headworks & Clarifier Project
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Wagner Electric Company
IEC Kentucky & Southern Indiana
R.T. Vanderbilt Area 10 Rewire
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Energy Efficient/Green Construction  
Central Indiana IEC
38th Infantry
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Power Generation  
TMI Electrical Contractors
IEC of Greater Cincinnati
Gallipolis Schools PV Arrays
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Low Voltage/Limited Energy Systems  
Encore Electric
IEC Rocky Mountain
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Entertainment Center for the Arts
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Service Contractor of the Year

1 to 15 service employees
Collier Electrical Corporation, IEC New England
New Britain, Connecticut

16 to 50 service employees
Hill Electric, IEC San Antonio
San Antonio, TX