Posted in: Company News on 09 October 2018
Virginia – Watson Electrical Construction Co LLC – Virginia (WECC) has been awarded the 2018 Honor Award of Excellence – Electrical Project from the ABC Virginia Hampton Roads Chapter for the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital vertical expansion and renovation project.
The ABC-VA Hampton Roads Chapter Excellence in Construction (EIC) is the acknowledgment of outstanding workmanship in the construction industry. Each year, construction companies in Virginia compete to be recognized by ABC as having demonstrated exceptional craftsmanship on a project, typically highlighting how they overcame challenges.
This year’s entry from WECC was challenging in that part of the project was to upgrade the existing electrical services and emergency generators to...
Posted in: Company News on 31 July 2018
Wilson, NC – The 24th annual Watson Electrical Construction Company’s Apprentice Contest for 2018 was a great success with seventeen apprentices competing for cash and prizes.
This year’s winners are First Place, Wesley Sartain (Raleigh, NC); Second Place, Tim Amerson (Wilson/Rocky Mount, NC); Third Place, James Delauney (Virginia Beach, VA); Fourth Place, Jon McMillian (Wilmington); Fifth Place, Joseph Hensley (Raleigh, NC). The Safety Award winner is Jon McMillian (Wilmington).
Contestants for the contest are from the Watson Electrical Apprentices program and come from across the eleven Watson Electrical NC, SC, and VA locations. The contest includes a written test of knowledge, a safety Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) inspection, and taking a project from a blueprint to its completion.
The top NC...
Posted in: Company News on 21 June 2018
The 82nd Airborne Museum (http://www.82ndairbornedivisionmuseum.com), located on Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, NC, has reopened the main exhibit after a nearly 2-year renovation. Which is the first major renovation since 1994. The numerous exhibits on display are from Iraq, Afghanistan, Vietnam, and as far back as World War I. The modern open floor plan allows viewing of the many collections by era.
Watson Electrical, Fayetteville Construction group, assisted general contractor Turner Strategic Technologies (TST) @TurnerStrategic with the museum renovations. The work included renovation demolition of existing space, installation of all new light fixtures, and associated electrical controls.
Watson Electrical is proud to be a part of this renovation project in honor of the 82nd Airborne Paratroopers.