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We’re committed to providing the best service possible to our customers. Keeping you informed of industry trends and important developments in the electrical and low voltage field is an important aspect of fulfilling that commitment.

  1. Two Days, Two Horrific Electrical Safety Accidents

    Two Days, Two Horrific Electrical Safety Accidents In Omaha recently, an employee of a pallet company climbed under the feeder table to a saw. The power-driven table caught hold of the employee’s hair, scalping her and leaving her badly injured. The next day another company experienced a worker fatality when the employee was airing up a large tire. After accidentally over-inflating the tire, ...
  2. Suicide Prevention: How to Help a Friend Who’s Hurting

    Suicide is a scary topic. It’s uncomfortable and not something we’re used to discussing. When you notice a co-worker or friend acting differently or talking about killing themselves, you might want to help, but not know what to do or say. The worst thing any of us could do is nothing. When you see someone struggling, three little letters – Q.P.R., can make all the difference. Q.P.R...
  3. 2020 Electrical Construction Outlook for Omaha

    It’s hard to believe that we’re already more than a month into the new year! We’re excited about what the year ahead holds and want to provide an outlook on what industry experts are predicting the future holds for commercial electrical contractors like Miller Electric. Not wanting to stick just to national trends, we caught up with Chief Estimator Rick Evans to pick his brain about what...
  4. How to Avoid Holiday Poisoning Hazards

    The holiday season is a time for celebration and happiness, and while we’ve turned the chapter to a new year, there are still many holiday hazards lingering around to avoid in the new year. Research shows that the number of poisoning incidents involving children rises during the holiday season. During the hustle and bustle of the holidays it is easy to overlook items in the home that could ca...
  5. Things We’re Thankful for at Miller Electric This Year

    While gratitude is something to practice year-round, this time of year provides a perfect opportunity to reflect on a few important things we are particularly thankful for at Miller Electric. Our People Miller Electric Company is proud of our people, and not just because we’re employee-owned. Identifying the best local electricians in the industry, hiring them, training them and retaining ...
  6. Solving Electrical Service Puzzles is What Steve Schneiderwind Does Best

    When Steve Schneiderwind goes home at night, he doesn’t do puzzles. As Miller Electric’s Service Manager, he solves scheduling and service conundrums all day long. It’s stressful at times, but every day is different and he wouldn’t change that for the world. “Many days, I come in to work expecting to do something and 15 minutes later the whole schedule is blown up,” Schneiderwind sa...
  7. Miller Electric Wins a BBB Integrity Award Honoring Ethical Business Practices

    We were honored to win a Bronze Award of Merit from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in its 2019 Integrity Award competition. Award winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges consisting of metro Omaha business leaders and members of the academic community. The judges’ decision was based on the score of our application in comparison with other businesses with 500 or more employees. ...
  8. Variety is the Only Constant for Custom Commercial Manager

    Variety is the Only Constant for Miller Electric's Custom Commercial Manager It was Memorial Day 2015 and Charlie Graeve was doing his best not to think about work. The grill was fired up and conversations with friends and family were flowing, but Graeve’s mind kept drifting back to the office. Miller Electric was launching its new Custom Commercial, or special projects, department the n...
  9. Electrocution – One Reason We Still Need Electrical Safety Training in Omaha

    Electrocution – Why We Still Need Electrical Safety Training in Omaha We talk about safety so much at Miller Electric that it should come as no surprise to hear us say safety is a way of life. We are intentional about nurturing a culture of safety first at Miller Electric, then within the facilities departments of the customers we serve, and finally within the broader community as a whole. ...
  10. Miller Electric Wires New UNO Biomechanics Building

    Miller Electric Wires New UNO Biomechanics Building   Twenty years ago, UNO didn’t have a biomechanics program. Today it is on the cusp of opening its second dedicated building, which will double the space for the thriving program. Miller Electric was privileged to provide commercial electrical and low voltage services for both UNO’s original and new biomechanics buildings. &nbs...
  11. Piping Hot Toast Omaha Office is Wired to Serve up POS Success for Omaha Restaurants

    Piping Hot Toast Omaha Office is Wired to Serve up POS Success for Omaha Restaurants Restaurant Point of Sale (POS) tech company Toast made headlines when it announced it would be building its first U.S.-based office outside of Boston in Omaha. Miller Electric provided commercial electrical services including wiring, lighting, communications cabling and security system installation for the Toas...
  12. Miller Electric Named One of Nebraska’s Safest Companies

    What does it mean to be one of Nebraska’s Safest Companies? In the words of the National Safety Council, Nebraska, who awarded Miller Electric this distinction, it means simply – safety without shortcuts. Safety Without Shortcuts  Safety has long been something we’ve taken pride in at Miller Electric. From arc flash safety training to building and promoting multiple pref...
  13. Miller Electric's Low Mod Score Shows Strong Safety Record

    If you’ve followed our online articles at all, you already know how serious we are about safety. We conduct electrical safety training, not just for our employees, but for clients and others in the business community who want to avoid arc flash incidents and other electrical hazards. While we’ve always known that having a strong focus on safety makes business sense, the results of our ...
  14. Update: Miller Electric's BIM Work on Creighton University School of Dentistry Facility Pays Off

    Update: Miller Electric's BIM Work on Creighton University School of Dentistry Facility Pays Off Earlier this year, we talked about Miller Electric's work on the Creighton University School of Dentistry's new facility. We're excited to provide an update on that project and a virtual tour of the new facility! Highlights of the New Creighton University Dental School Facility All that Buildi...
  15. Cultivating Local Commercial Electricians Through ACE

    Every year, Miller Electric employees partner with other area Trades industry professionals and educators at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha Campus to give local students an opportunity to gain hands on exposure to carpentry, welding, plumbing and electrical work. As one of the top electrical contractors in Omaha, we have a vested interest in ensuring a steady workforce supply of ...
  16. Things We’re Thankful for at Miller Electric

    Things We’re Thankful for at Miller Electric While gratitude is something to practice all year round, the holiday season gives us a timely opportunity to reflect on a few important things we are particularly thankful for at Miller Electric. Our People Miller Electric Company is proud of our people, and not just because we’re employee-owned. Identifying the best local electricians ...
  17. Miller Electric Prefab Operations Create Efficiencies

    Miller Electric’s prefab operations have grown substantially over the past few years. It has become an exciting source of efficiency and client satisfaction as well as training and new opportunities for the Omaha-based commercial electrical contractor.
  18. See the Power of Preventative Maintenance

    As Omaha’s leading commercial electrical contractor, Miller Electric does much more than just lay wire and fix problems. See how our predictive, preventative maintenance program protects your business from costly electrical outages and safety hazards, resolving issues before they become problems that interrupt your progress.