DENVER, Colorado – September 18, 2013 – IECRM, a leading force within the Rocky Mountain energy industry, announced today their launch of a new public relations campaign to recruit Veterans into the electrical and renewable energy industries. IECRM is a trade association of over 200 independent electrical contractors, renewable energy companies, and industry business partners. IECRM is also an educational institution which provides on-campus and remote training for nearly 1,000 electrical apprentices and energy professionals, annually.
“Our trade association members actively recruit and hire our Veterans,” said IECRM CEO, Spenser Villwock, MNM, LEED AP. “We encourage those who have military experience in construction, utilities, engineering, and electronics and equipment maintenance to consider a career in the energy industry. We have a great need for new talent and future leadership.”
IECRM offers the following benefits to Veterans:
- Employment assistance:
- GI Bill -applicable educational programs, including:
- Leadership and career advancement programs
- An elite, 6-month program called the Emerging Leaders Program
- Career advancement classes such as Project Management and Becoming a Supervisor
IECRM and its member companies regularly support and partner with organizations that address Veteran needs. Each holiday season, the trade association facilitates a charitable toy drive for the US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots. This summer, IECRM provided a booth at its first-ever Energy Industry Job Fair, for Veterans Green Jobs, a national non-profit dedicated to connecting Veterans with meaningful careers in the green sector. In 2014, IECRM plans to donate all proceeds from a select hole at its Annual Golf Tournament to a special organization that supports Veteran needs.
Please visit www.IECRM.org/veterans for more details on the employment and education opportunities that are available to Veterans who are interested in a career in the energy industry. Alternatively, call IECRM at (303) 853-4886.