LAS VEGAS — Helix Electric is proud to announce that it has received a National Diversity Excellence Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors, which will be presented at the 31st annual Excellence in Construction® Awards at ABC Convention 2021 in Grapevine, Texas.
“We are honored to receive this recognition,” said Victor Fuchs, president of Helix Electric of Nevada. “We take great pride in our recruitment process and work hard to ensure employee satisfaction, offering ample benefits and opportunities for growth. At Helix, we prioritize providing the support and necessary tools for each and every team member to celebrate long-lasting, fulfilled careers with our company.”
The annual ABC National Diversity Excellence Awards recognize ABC members that display exemplary diversity leadership in their company, workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies, retention practices and training and mentoring programs. Helix Electric won in the subcontractor category.
“Diversity, equity and inclusion are values that are evident in the leadership, culture and mission of Helix Electric, a leader in the construction industry,” said 2021 ABC National Chair of the Board of Directors Steve Klessig, vice president of architecture and engineering, Keller Inc., Kaukauna, Wisconsin. “We applaud the team at Helix Electric for their unparalleled commitment to not only hiring and developing a diverse and talented workforce but also creating an inclusive, respectful and safe work environment. This dedication moves our industry forward, ensuring a bright future is built for the next generation of craft professionals.”
Helix Electric of Nevada, has more than 500 employees in the state of Nevada. Helix Electric’s diverse workforce is what makes them a stand-out company. The company rewards hard work and production. Helix Electric consistently cares for employees through hosting events and fun activities. Helix Electric values their employees work and provides them an environment where they foster growth and prioritize company safety and education. Every year, Helix Electric spends more than $500k on educating employees and ensuring safe working conditions.
Award winners were selected by a panel of diverse industry partner associations that share ABC’s commitment to grow and deliver value to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce. ABC’s Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Committee—formed to better reach underrepresented communities within the constructions sector—provides leadership and direction to chapters and member companies to promote inclusion, diversity and equity as an empowering competitive advantage through education, awareness and business practices.
United Rentals Inc., the world’s largest equipment rental company, sponsors ABC’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, including the Diversity & Inclusion Summit and National Diversity Excellence Awards.
To learn more about ABC’s diversity programs, visit diversity.abc.org.
About Helix Electric
Helix Electric of Nevada is an award-winning electrical contractor that specializes in design-build and highly complex electrical projects throughout the United States. An established industry leader, Helix Electric has decades of experience and expertise in nearly every field of construction. Founded in 1985, Helix Electric is one of the largest and most successful electrical contracting companies in the nation. Helix Electric of Nevada has offices in Las Vegas, Reno, and Salt Lake City, Utah. Notable projects include: the Tesla Gigafactory, UnCommons Student Housing, Park Lane, P111, UNLV Harry Reid Research and Technology Park, IKEA, The Smith Center, Lou Ruvo, Pendry Hotel at Park City, and the Downtown Container Park. For more information, visit helixelectric.com.