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Newsome Meeting Challenge of  Worker Shortage

Big challenges for our industry include a shortage of workers and a lack of knowledge about the great career opportunities available.

Austin Newsome, Assistant Project Manager at MetroPower, is working to change this by partnering with the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) in Columbus. The purpose of the partnership is to educate high school students about career opportunities after graduation and alternatives to attending college.  <Read More> 

Fort Benning Track Record Built on Relationships

MetroPower’s vast expertise and experience in Federal construction makes us a valuable resource for the Department of Defense, and helps our company achieve our corporate goals. A prominent example of our success and ability to build and maintain lasting relationships in this industry is Sand Hill on Fort Benning.

“Our team saw an opportunity with the product type at Sand Hill, and not only pursued it, but specialized to such an extent our competition and our client deferred to us as the expert,” said Larry Christopher, Federal Division Manager at MetroPower. “The passion and forward-thinking of our team sets an example for us all to follow.” <Read More> 

MetroPower Completes Pulp and Paper Project in Northeast Florida

With more than 20 years of experience as a premier electrical contractor in the pulp and paper industry, we recently completed our first project in northeast Florida.

“Our relationships in the pulp and paper industry consistently produce opportunities for us to exceed client expectations by completing projects safely, efficiently and within budget,” said Spinks Holman, project manager for MetroPower. “We want to continue to expand in this industry, so it’s exciting to see our team successfully break into a new market and deliver the same level of expertise that will ultimately results in more business.” <Read More>


Tips on Staying Safe During the Holidays

Safety is our number one goal, and we’re focused on how to prevent accidents before they happen. This commitment spans beyond the workplace, as safety becomes a state of mind wherever we go.

As families gather and travel spikes during the holidays, we encourage everyone to take basic precautions to ensure you and your loved ones are safe and injury-free throughout the season.

Here are some helpful tips on how to stay safe:  <Read More> 


Welcome Steve Pacl and Larry Christopher

At MetroPower, our people are the key to our success. Two industry leaders recently joined our team: Steve Pacl and Larry Christopher.  

Steve Pacl joins MetroPower as Vice President leading the Atlanta and North Georgia operations after serving 30 years with PPC Partners. During his time with PPC, Steve worked his way from apprentice to Vice President of the Construction Group.

Larry Christopher  oversees branch 04, 12 and the Department of Defense segment. He comes to MetroPower with more than 30 years of construction industry experience, most recently as a Senior Manager at Brasfield & Gorrie<Read More>