National broadcast segment highlights “Joe” Dickey Electric, IBEW Local 573’s work at GM Lordstown

“Joe” Dickey Electric and IBEW Local 573’s work on the massive GM Lordstown solar array is featured on the national NECA-IBEW organization’s “Electric TV” online broadcast. View the segment by clicking here. A film crew was in town last month producing the 4-minute feature story, where it interviewed several local individuals involved in the project. […]

Dickey Electric finds the “Wright stuff” in former electrician apprentice

David Wright’s electrical industry career has taken to the skies. The 34-year-old from Youngstown was recently promoted to head of estimating and electrical engineer at “Joe” Dickey Electric to replace Gary Williams, who’s been with the company 40 years. His journey to this executive position at one of the Mahoning Valley’s prominent electrical contracting firms […]

Lordstown energy project could mean steady work for NECA-IBEW Electricians

A proposed $800 million electrical power plant in Lordstown got one step closer to reality at a public meeting this week in the village. The project could mean significant electrical work for NECA-IBEW Electricians during construction. Massachusetts-based Clean Energy Future LLC identified a 36-acre industrial-zoned parcel on Henn Parkway in the Lordstown Industrial Park, and […]

Year in Review — NECA-IBEW Electricians make powerful impact in community

NECA-IBEW Electricians demonstrated its might in 2014 through high-profile Mahoning Valley construction projects, significant contributions to the local community and individual accolades among its members. Member contractor VEC, Inc. of Girard performed the electrical work at the Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course, which opened this year. One of the ways it secured the […]

Dickey Electric lays groundwork for massive solar array at GM Lordstown

North Lima-based “Joe” Dickey Electric is helping General Motors expand its automotive industry-leading solar energy footprint by installing an 8,500-panel, 6-acre large solar array at the GM Lordstown complex. The 2.2 megawatt system is the largest automotive industry solar array in the Western Hemisphere, the company said, and electricians from local electrical contractor Joe Dickey […]