Electrical Connection IBEW/NECA in the News

Momentum is advancing in the installation of EV charging stations in the region.  Electrical Connection and NECA contractor Aschinger Electric this month installed an EV charging station at its Fenton, Mo. headquarters.  The firm has installed more than 75 charging stations for car dealerships, banks, corporate headquarters and multi-family developments.  It is among many Electrical Connection contractors helping clients capitalize on the Ameren Missouri Charge Ahead incentives to encourage businesses and civic entities to install charging stations.

Meanwhile, Fox 2 News tapped IBEW/NECA for a story examining the partnership’s role in expanding EV infrastructure.  See the full report.

Electrical Connection and NECA contractor MidStates Energy Co., LLC, is growing with the addition of Rehagen Electrical Contracting, Inc., of Jefferson City, Mo. to its team. Founded in 1988, Rehagen specializes in commercial, industrial and institutional electrical construction. Under the terms of the transaction, Rehagen Electrical Contracting will continue using its name while operating under the MidStates Energy umbrella. Owner Randy Rehagen and his 20 full-time licensed electricians will remain on staff. Over the past 32 years, Rehagen Electrical has completed more than 1,500 commercial projects that have included new installations and remodels, plan and spec work, service and design build projects.  Learn more.


Guarantee Electrical Co. has earned “Top Workplaces USA 2021” recognition by Energage, a firm that develops solutions to build and brand Top Workplaces. Energage’s Top Workplaces USA award is built on the program’s 14-year history surveying more than 20 million employees across 54 markets for the regional Top Workplaces awards. Several thousand organizations from across the country were invited, and more than 1,100 participated in the Top Workplaces USA survey. Winners of the Top Workplaces USA list are chosen based solely on employee feedback gathered through an employee engagement survey. “We believe every employee at Guarantee Electrical Company plays a critical role in our company’s success, so it is particularly rewarding to earn this great distinction based on their feedback,” said Rick Oertli, CEO at Guarantee Electrical Company. “We have worked hard to foster a culture of stability, growth and pride for every employee – being recognized as a Top Workplace validates these efforts.” Learn more.