MEA awards recognise WA sparkies


MEA awards recognise WA sparkies

Master Electricians Australia (MEA) has unveiled the eight winners of the 2019 Master Electricians Western Australia Excellence Awards, with Wilco Electrical and S & K Electrical Contracting being recognised several times.

Frank Mitchell accepted the Master Electrician of the Year Award for the positive impact Wilco Electrical has had on the local community and its diverse operations. The company also won the Energy Efficiency Project of the Year Award for a project that has delivered clean, safe drinking water to remote communities.

Meanwhile, the Women in Contracting Award was presented to Michelle Griffiths, who has overseen her Laser Electrical Bunbury business expand from 3 to 16 staff in a 6-month period.

Other winners included:

  • Commercial Project of the Year Award — Wei Lim – West State Electrics
  • Industrial Project of the Year Award — Steve Villier – S & K Electrical Contracting
  • Legrand Apprentice of the Year Award — Joshua Gray – S & K Electrical Contracting
  • Residential Project of the Year Award — Matthew Blagden – Prolecko
  • Electrician (Tradie) of the Year Award — Darren Jesnoewski – RNM Solutions
     

“The calibre of nominations MEA received was phenomenal and showcased incredibly high standards regarding quality, safety and integrity — attributes that are the cornerstone of Master Electricians,” said MEA CEO Malcolm Richards.

“The individual awards highlighted the dedicated and skilled sparkies MEA has in Western Australia, while the project awards underlined the cutting-edge and innovative business practices that are taking place in the industry.”

Richards congratulated all eight winners on their achievements. They will now compete in the National Master Electricians Excellence Awards.

Image credit: ©stock.adobe.com/au/Sergey Nivens

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