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MetroPower Hires VP of Industrial Construction, Expands Management in Atlanta

Our company is constantly striving to exceed our goals by delivering the highest quality product from the most dedicated team of professionals. Recently, four new members joined our management team:

Todd Stevens, Vice President of Industrial Construction, David Moody, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Manager, Lem Mathis, Senior Project Manager and Joe Carney, Project Manager.

“Our people are our most valuable asset, and I’m excited to welcome these four leaders to our team,” said Danny Gibson, President and COO of MetroPower. “They each bring a unique skill set that will help achieve our goals while contributing to our company’s commitment to lead, mentor and serve.”

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Celebrating Safety and Staying a Step Ahead

The 2,000 Day Milestone

How do you go more than 2,000 days without a recordable incident?  If you ask CarolinaPower, it’s by making safety the number one goal by staying a step ahead and preventing accidents before they happen.

“Achieving the 2,000 day milestone is inspirational, and it’s proof that a proactive approach to safety is effective,” and said Troy DeLee, Safety Director.   “They are determined to keep the positive momentum going.”

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Lagniappe: Tripp Watson

Tripp Watson is the Leadperson responsible for all field forces including safety, coordination, training, labor budget and material usage.

Tripp was recently recognized by a client for his outstanding work on the Training Barracks Renovation project in Ft. Benning, GA.  The client specifically applauded his work managing the schedule, the quality of work provided and his diligent and proactive approach to safety.

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Wastewater Project Now Underway in Macon, Georgia

MetroPower recently started a wastewater project in Macon, Georgia that includes significant renovations, upgrades and repairs.  Starting in September, Branch 4 will tackle the 22-month project, spread throughout the Lower Poplar and Rocky Creek Water Reclamation Facilities.  While both wastewater treatment plants recently received industry awards for 100% permit compliance, the Macon Water Authority (MWA) is making capital improvements at these facilities to enhance the wastewater treatment services provided to MWA sewer customers.   <Read More> 

MetroPower Thrives on Healthcare Projects in Central Georgia

MetroPower is currently working on multiple projects in middle Georgia, serving our valuable clients in the healthcare industry. Projects include: The Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital Navicent Health, a 5-story 183,000 square foot children’s hospital with NICU.  Located in Macon, Georgia, it is the only dedicated pediatric hospital in central and south Georgia. MetroPower has approximately 30 people on site for the new construction and renovation project, which includes power distribution, new generators and modifications of existing generators, lighting, nurse call, fire alarm, paging, security, telemetry, voice and data.   <Read More> 

Strong Relationship Helps Secure Multi-year Contract in Industrial Market.

Shaw Industries is performing one of the largest single projects in its history at Plant 65, a textile facility located in Andalusia, AL. Thanks to the performance of our crews and our 20 year relationship with Shaw, MetroPower was awarded a multi-year contract to complete the mechanical and electrical installation at the plant.  <Read More> 

Lagniappe: Tony Varamo

As Workforce Manager, Tony is often the first point of contact for those considering a career with MetroPower. And for many, he’s the reason they choose to join our company.  <Read More> 

Introducing Our New Behavior – Based Safety Program

As part of our commitment to staying a step ahead and preventing accidents before they happen, MetroPower is rolling out an innovative Behavior Based Safety (BBS) initiative.  The new company-wide program will require 100% participation from every employee, from the top down and bottom up, and is designed to take our ownership and awareness of safety to the next level.    <Read More>