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Our Panel Stickers Work!

DaveHibler-FBThis is one of our great experiences through our 85 years of electrical expertise submitted by Dave Hibler, Service Electrician at Thompson Electric Omaha.

Dave’s experience on a service call yesterday at a customer location we did work for 20 years ago. They identified us from the panel sticker that was put on by the foreman and placed a service call to our office.

Dave identified two positives from this experience:

  1. First, by putting the label on that panel 20 years ago the customer was able to identify the installing company and call us. Thus offering our team another opportunity to provide great customer service.

  2. Secondly, we are very proud that the work we did didn’t require any maintenance or repairs for 20 years.

Dave remarked. It was a great experience. The owner came up to me and pointed to the TE logo on my shirt and said to his wife see I told you it’s the same company. “It made me smile!”

Thanks for sharing Dave.

If you have any electrical panel stickers from Thompson Electric we would love to see them, please tag us.

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Thompson Preconstruction Facility

In 2013 Thompson Electric, Electric Innovations and TEC-Corp moved into a 3 story building. Allowing all companies to operate under one roof including our prefabrication shop for Thompson Electric.

We have embraced the growth of our prefab in all of our locations. Each facility has increased their ability for expanding prefab for all our projects. Sioux City recognized the need for more room to meet our preconstruction needs.

The decision was not an easy one to make, separating the prefab from our office but the opportunity arose recently for a more cohesive space. The transition to the new Thompson Preconstruction Facility began last week.

Corey Floyd, Preconstruction Manager has worked hard to develop the opportunity for prefabrication to all projects. We are excited to see what the future holds!

Thompson Electric Service Department is Expanding

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Thompson Electric in Sioux City is expanding their industrial and commercial services to the Northwest Iowa area with a full-time service electrician.  Tyler Walsh is a recent graduate of the Thompson Electric fLEX Program and is a welcome addition to Thompson Electric’s service department.

Sioux Falls Leadership Development

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Our Sioux Falls team recently completed the Leadership Development class taught by Lisa TeSlaa. The course featured ways to increase productivity through managing priorities, mastering communication, increasing personal and team productivity/performance, goal setting/achievements and methods to help implement the lessons.

The course was taught every other week for 12 sessions in the Sioux Falls office. The 7 employees that attended were Chet Mehrer, Darryln Hamilton, Jeremy VanWell, Mark Tycz, Kelsie Thoreson, Mike Anderson and Lindsey Kovarna.

We are proud of the commitment made to achieve completion of the Leadership Development course.

Congratulations to all…

Thompson’s Service Vans All Decked Out

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Thompson’s Service Vans were all decked out for the Christmas parades in Yankton, SD and Le Mars, IA this past week.

In Yankton, Barrie Larson (PM) his wife Tona and their kids, Ryker & Cooper, Shannon Vornhagen (PM) and son, Colton, Joey Nickles (Apprentice), Brice Sayler (Apprentice), his wife, Kristen and their kids, Corbin & Quinn and Frank Acosta (Service Electrician) all participated in the parade.  They walked by the Thompson van and handed out candy to kids along the parade route and help spread the Thompson holiday cheer.

In Le Mars, Ed Anderson not only decked out the Thompson’s service van, he also pulled the Le Mars Chamber of Commerce float promoting Ice Cream Day’s in Le Mars.  Christine Rasmussen, a friend of Ed’s, also helped in handing out candy and spreading the holiday cheer.

It’s great to see so many of Thompson Electric’s employees participating in their local community events.  Thanks for making the Holidays a little more special.

FleX – Future Leaders Excelling

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FleX – Future Leaders Excelling Program – Is a one of a kind program created to accelerate the learning of leadership skills, project management skills and other day to day skills needed to successfully navigate in today’s work environment.  The program was developed by Thompson Electric, with the intent to fill the needs of the future more efficiently.

The FleX Training Program will be a nine-month training program that will meet bi-weekly on Thursday’s for two hours.  During this time these individuals will learn all aspects of business, leadership skills, and project management techniques, while working in real life situations.  They will also encounter real life scenario’s set up to help them understand and learn firsthand on how to work and negotiate with a variety of people.

Overall, we feel that the FleX Training Program will lead to higher customer satisfaction, more innovation, lower costs and faster growth.  Thompson Electric views this as an investment into our future

These individuals will be participating in the first ever FleX Program.  Nick Hoffman, Dillan Malloy, Brice Sayler and Tyler Walsh.  After the inaugural program, achieves the success that we anticipate, we plan to continue and expand the program.

The FleX Program started on September 8th and will end on May 18th, 2017, Graduation Day…

Finally – New Office Location in Sioux Falls

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They have been looking for years and finally a building became available that meet the needs of Thompson Electric in Sioux Falls.  The new office has 15,500 sq. ft. of which 4,000 is office space and 11,500 will be prefab and shop space.  In addition, there is a 2 acre fenced in lot for vehicle parking, material storage and other needs.

The new office location is in the same general area of Sioux Falls as the previous office, with easy access from I-29.  The new facility has the office space needed for growth and the space in the prefab area to continue the expansion of our prefab opportunities.

So, after looking for the right building for what seemed a very long time, it finally happened and Thompson Electric in Sioux Falls has a new home that will serve them for many years to come.