February 28, 2014

IECRM Member News | February 2014

IECRM Member News

Lots of activity this month both inside the IECRM walls and outside among our members.

Please welcome our newest members!

Please welcome our newest Contractor Members:

  • Control Tech, Inc. 
  • Roberts Electrical Contracting

And our newest Industry Partners:

Register now to meet our newest members at our March 13th New Members Luncheon hosted by the IECRM Membership & Events Committee.

News from our Members

Pinnacol Assurance policyholders are invited to register here for a FREE course, What is GHS? Getting Ready for OSHA’s Revised Hazard Communication Standard, on Thursday March 6, 2014 from 9-11am. The course will be at Pinnacol’s office: 7501 E. Lowry Blvd, Denver.

View a new brochure from Thomas & BettsElectrical Solutions for Single- and Multi-Family Housing, which presents product groupings that provide solutions to specific challenges in residential construction.

Networking News

IECRM HR Panel Discussion

From Left: Sharry Charest (LEI Companies, Inc.), Lindsey Cox (1st Electric Contractors, Inc.), David Scott (Encore Electric, Inc.), and Kate Raabe (Fisher & Phillips LLP)

On February 19th, 20 of our members gathered for a free HR Panel Discussion, where we discussed HR policies on marijuana and substances in the workplace and a range of other prevailing HR topics concerning our industry. Our panelists were Kate Raabe, Attorney at Fisher & Phillips LLP, Sharry Charest, Human Resources Manager at LEI Companies, Inc., David Scott, Human Resources Director at Encore Electric, Inc., and Lindsey Cox, Vice President – HR/Finance at 1st Electric Contractors, Inc. The panel discussion was moderated by IECRM CEO, Spenser Villwock.

Thank you to our guests and our panelists for making this informative event such a hit!

Milwaukee ToolThe Safety Committee enjoyed a February 12th meeting on Power Tool Safety, special thanks to Milwaukee Tool for presenting. Sign up for the March Safety Committee meeting here — they are always looking for new participants!

The Government Relations Committee spent a Day at the Capitol alongside our current class of IECRM Emerging Leaders. If you wish to attend a future meeting, please contact Spenser Villwock at (Note: The committee meets during legislative sessions only.)

View Upcoming Events & Meetings


Education News

Industrial PLC

Announcing our newest class, PLC’s in One Night, taught by Brian Slota.

Registration for First Year Late Start 2nd Semester opened in February and CLOSES on Monday, March 3rd. Register your apprentices on AMPS before the deadline to avoid late fees.

NEW PDU! Our 2014 NEC Changes class now counts as a PDU — fulfilling 8 PDU credits toward your 2011 NEC Changes PDU requirement. Learn more here!

NEW CLASS! We’re excited to announce a brand-new class, PLC’s in One Night, to be taught by Brian Slota! Register here for this March 12th night class.


View Upcoming Continuing Education Classes
 or Learn About the Four-Year Apprentice Program

Now Hiring — Refer Someone You Know!

IECRM is NOW HIRING for instructors, to begin training immediately for our 2014-15 apprentice school year. All applicants must have a valid Colorado Journeyman or Master Electrician license. How to Apply  $100 VISA GIFT CARD FOR REFERRALS: Refer someone you think would make a great IECRM instructor, and get a $100 VISA gift card if we hire that individual. Please click here for instructions (scroll to the bottom of the page)

Currently there are 20+ positions open on our Energy Industry Jobs Board, for apprentices, licensed electricians, office staff, and multiple instructors for IECRM. Refer someone you know!

IECRM members and Industry Partners– If you have a job you’d like to post, please email the job title, description, and how to apply to

Send us Your News

Members and partners, please email all news items, individual promotions, press releases, and/or photos to Samantha McCormick, IECRM Marketing Manager, at