Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest
Describe your business in one sentence . . . . .
Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest is an employee-owned electrical and low voltage contractor with 10 locations across the midwest and southwestern United States that is Committed to Excellence in all areas of the electrical and low voltage contracting industry.
A great day for our company is when . . . . .
In our business we win jobs and unfortunately, we lose jobs but everyday that our employees get the opportunity to help our customers succeed is a fantastic day. We enjoy bringing all of our services and expertise to the table for the benefit of our clients and helping them solve problems.
Our company is truly unique because . . . . .
Most significantly, it is our employees . . . our people. Our people are our biggest asset and it is our people that set up apart from other contractors in our industry. Our personal ownership in projects, work ethic, sense of urgency, sense of ethics and fair play and our commitment to our owner's goals; all influence and dictate how we manage projects and conduct business but it is our people that make the difference.
A trend I see in our industry in five years is . . . . .
There will always be a need for the standard electrical work that we have performed for decades, however, we continue to see more and more technology developing into the work we do. From fiber optic cabling, LED lighting, wireless security, and lighting control systems; the technical demands of our work continue to grow. It is exciting to think where our industry will be in five years.
A 16-year old should look at a career in our specialty because . . . . .
The electrical trade is a fantastic opportunity for a young person looking for a hands-on career in the electrical and/or low voltage trades. Our partnership with the IBEW allows us to offer young people one of the best on-the-job and classroom training study programs in the country.