Louisa County High School's Workforce Appreciation Day

Workforce Appreciation Day

Design Electric, Inc. employee and youth registered electrical apprentice, Peyton May, was honored in an award ceremony today at 10:30AM. Peyton works as an electrician's helper and has just completed his first year at CATEC in the electrical program. Peyton is assigned to the UVA McCormick Road Dorm Renovation Project and will graduate high school on Friday. Peyton's commitment to learning the electrical trade, his strong work ethic, and his good example were highlighted in the ceremonies this morning at the Workforce Appreciation Day at the Louisa County High School.

The Blue Print Class


Last Friday’s electrical blue print reading class was held at the DEI Market Street Warehouse. This was on April 26th, 2019 The focus helped to better enhance the understanding of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, architectural prints and navigating through all the information with at view to accurate field installation. This time the course text was from "Blueprint Reading for Electricians 2nd Edition and primarily looked at commercial electrical installation drawings, one line diagrams, architectural prints (for mounting heights) and the like. Design Electric has held this class one other time for employee workforce development and it has been brought back by popular demand. One of our senior electrical estimators, Doug Spaur, lead last Friday's program of instruction.

August and September Safety Incentive Awards

Congratulations to the Valley Service crew for winning the safety incentive lunch for August and congratulations to the UVA Pinn Hall crew for winning the safety incentive lunch for September!

Tiny House Project at Western Albemarle High School


DesignElectric, Inc. teaches high school students to wire an electrical panel at the Tiny House Project at Western Albemarle High School. Sam Breighner of DEI teaches advanced electrical wiring principles for residential building trades students taking Kevin Matheny's shop class on Friday, October, 26, 2018 at WAHS. The class included both practical demonstrations of circuit breaker installation techniques as well as opportunities for all students in the group to learn by actually performing the work themselves.