Reno, Nev. – Helix Electric, the largest merit shop electrical contractor in Nevada and throughout neighboring states, is proud to announce the promotion of Cody Kinnison to vice president of operations. In this new role, Kinnison will oversee the day-to-day operations at the company’s Reno branch, managing multiple departments including estimating, preconstruction, service and construction. Kinnison is also tasked with building and maintaining relationships with past, present and future clients, in addition to community leaders and trade industry partners.
“Cody has been an asset to our team since he started at Helix in 2018,” said Victor Fuchs, president of Helix Electric of Nevada. “Passionate about our industry, Cody has risen through the ranks, holding nearly every position available for an electrician. He uses his experience, expertise, and leadership ability to guide the Reno staff through the varying phases for each project—ensuring a successful delivery and client satisfaction. I am excited to see how Cody continues to grow the Helix brand in northern Nevada and expand our impact in the region.”
Throughout his career, Kinnison has held numerous roles in the industry, beginning with a 5-year apprenticeship. He then became a licensed journey worker, subsequently becoming a foreman, superintendent, project manager, senior project manager, project executive, operations manager, and now, vice president of operations with Helix Electric.
With a focus on educating and training the future workforce, Kinnison serves as a committee member for the Associated Builders & Contractors Nevada Chapter’s apprenticeship program. As an avid outdoorsman, Kinnison and his family have enjoyed making Reno their home and spend a lot of their time together hiking, fishing, and camping.
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.