Spotlight on VPP – What It Means, Why It Matters

May 25, 2018

The Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is an Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) initiative that encourages companies and federal agencies to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses through hazard prevention and control, worksite analysis, training, and cooperation between management and workers. VPP enlists worker involvement to achieve injury and illness rates that are below national Bureau of… Read more

Denver Business Journal Ranks Sturgeon Electric as #1 Electrical Contractor for 19th Consecutive Year!

May 11, 2018

This month, the Denver Business Journal released it’s ranking for 2018 Electrical Contractors based on 2017 revenue. Sturgeon Electric was once again ranked #1 for the 19th consecutive year! The Denver Business Journal‘s Book of Lists is recognized throughout Denver, Colorado as a reliable and reputable reference for business information. Since its inception in 1999, Sturgeon Electric has… Read more

Collaboration and Ingenuity Allow Sturgeon Electric to Complete Major Tunnel Lighting Project Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget

November 27, 2017

  GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado – MYR Group subsidiary Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. (Sturgeon Electric)  completed a major tunnel lighting renovation project in De Beque Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado. The Beavertail tunnels shelter a section of Interstate 70 (I-70), America’s primary conduit for traversing the Continental Divide. With 16,000 motorists navigating the tunnels every day… Read more

Sturgeon Electric Wins 2017 Project Excellence Award from National Electrical Contractors Association

November 13, 2017

Program’s First Group of Honorees Recognized at NECA Convention in Seattle in October MYR Group Inc. (MYR Group) subsidiary Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. (Sturgeon Electric) was recently recognized by the National Electrical Contractors Association with a NECA Project Excellence Award in the Industrial category for the Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels Fixed Fire Suppression System Project completed… Read more

Sturgeon Electric Demonstrates Value-Add through Innovative Lean Practices on Downtown Denver Office Building

July 18, 2017

  Making exceptional use of Building Information Modeling (BIM), prefabrication/preconstruction methods and material management practices, Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. (Sturgeon Electric), a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc. successfully completed construction of the nine-story, 245,000 square-foot Support Services Building for Denver Health Hospital Administration, a large client in the city.   This commercial and industrial (C&I)… Read more

MYR Group Subsidiary Sturgeon Electric Named Top Workplace Fifth Year in a Row

April 10, 2017

        Employee satisfaction, appreciation and opportunities for growth are among a few of the reasons Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. (Sturgeon Electric), a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: MYRG), has been chosen as one of The Denver Post’s Top Workplaces for the fifth consecutive year! The company’s selection as a Top Workplace… Read more

Shattering Misconceptions of Union Contracting Through Training, Innovation and a Culture of Excellence

March 2, 2017

Construction in Focus magazine recently published an article featuring Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. (Sturgeon Electric) thriving as the largest specialty contractor in the Rocky Mountain region while shattering the negative connotations sometimes associated with being a Union contractor.               The article focuses on Sturgeon Electric’s historical significance, humble beginnings,… Read more

Sturgeon Electric Leaves its Mark Installing Marker Balls for the Bonneville Power Administration

February 1, 2017

  THE DALLES, Oregon – – Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. (Sturgeon Electric) recently made a little piece of history in the Pacific Northwest when they used Human External Cargo (HEC) helicopter methods to successfully perform transmission line work for Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Sturgeon Electric installed 23 aviation marker balls and associated hardware atop BPA’s… Read more

Sturgeon Electric Earns Industry Recognition with Awards for Two Unprecedented Projects in Colorado

November 30, 2016

Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc. (Sturgeon Electric) was awarded and recognized by Associated General Contractors (AGC) – Award for Construction Excellence (ACE) and Engineering News Record (ENR) Mountain States – Best Regional Projects 2016 for performance on two unprecedented projects: Eisenhower/Johnson Memorial Tunnels – Fixed Fire Suppression System (EJMT) and US-HWY 36 Managed Lanes Project (US-HWY… Read more