The ABCs of common electrical terms

When an electrician comes to your home communicating a sea of terms you don’t quite get, it’s hard to understand what your electrical problem actually is. Life would be much

Apply your skills in the real world: become an electrician

There’s been a lot of discussion in the past few years about the skilled labor shortage our country is facing. The construction industry and all its underlying disciplines need competent

Basic concepts for reading blueprints

Blueprint drawings are the native language of the construction industry. It’s how workers communicate – studying sketches, evaluating design, and picturing the final product. To some, the lines, angles, and

It’s time to reflect on the past year, evaluate setbacks, and celebrate accomplishments. Nickle’s 2014 was one for the books. The company reached a number of its business plan goals

6 characteristics of a productive Toolbox Talk

The construction industry is one of the most dangerous trades to work in. Numerous hazards dwell around every site and one bad move can have devastating consequences. Therefore, safety should

Nickle’s 2013 year in review

All-in-all I think we can call 2013 a triumph for Nickle Electrical. We reached a major safety milestone, won two more Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence Awards, supported and participated in

Skills reinforced at continuing education class

A handful of Nickle Electrical employees attended a continuing education class on Tuesday dedicated to bending conduit. This practice is utilized on every job site and proper knowledge of the

Associated Builders and Contractors recently promoted the benefits of their Safety Training Evaluation Process program in light of a recent report released from the Department of Labor regarding construction fatalities

Working in a proactive manner is one of the most important and efficient ways to complete a new job. Creating a pre-formulated strategy enables all team members to stay a step