Posted in: Company News on 07 June 2017
Congratulation to Devin Viehwig (Raleigh) and Oliver Crawford (Multi-Family), Watson Electrical’s newest Apprentice Program Graduates!
Charlotte - Viehwig and Crawford celebrated their completion of the Watson Electrical Construction (WECC) Apprentice Program with a graduation ceremony hosted by the Associated Builders and Contractor Association in Charlotte, NC. Viehwig and Crawford continue to build a solid career with WECC and are now Journeymen Electricians.
The Apprentice Program is a four-year program that combines curriculum course work and on-the-job training. The program is operated under the Standards of Apprenticeship and registered with North Carolina, Virginia, and U.S. Departments of Labor. It’s ideal for veterans and those...
Posted in: Company News on 25 May 2016
Watson Electrical takes 3rd place at the 2016 ABC National Craft Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Grant Farrimond with Watson Electrical Construction Co. LLC (Kernersville location) won the Bronze medal in the Electrical: Residential/Commercial competition at the ABC National Craft Championships held March 1-4 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Competing beside apprentices from all over the country, competitors first took an intense, two-hour written exam and then competed in a daylong hands-on practical performance test. Great job Grant!
Posted in: Company News on 27 May 2015
May 20, 2015
The Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC) today praised the South Carolina House of Representatives for recognizing and honoring the state's first ever National Craft Champion. Jesse Babington, a fourth year apprentice at Watson Electrical, was recognized in a South Carolina House Resolution for winning the gold medal at the 2015 National Craft Championships in the Electrical division. The Craft Championships took place in March in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Representative Chris Murphy (SC-98) and Representative Joe Daning (SC-92) presented Babington with the Resolution from the house floor. "We are proud to recognize Jesse for his outstanding accomplishments", said Rep Daning from the House Floor. "Jesse's hard work and love for his craft and determination to be the best, deserve him of our praise."...