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  1. Miller Electric Moves Fast on New Monroe Meyer Institute Project

    The coronavirus pandemic has made life harder for nearly everyone. For some, such as children and their families dealing with the effects of genetic disorders, life has always been more challenging. The Monroe Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation (MMI) is one organization that has been working for decades to make life a little easier for those children and their families in the Omaha ar...
  2. Miller Electric Named One of Nebraska’s Safest Companies – Again

    Miller Electric is honored to have been named one of Nebraska’s Safest Companies by the National Safety Council of Nebraska for a second straight year. The distinction is recognition of the fact that Miller Electric has an exemplary safety record that is more than 50 percent better than the national average achieved by other commercial electrical contractors. Safety Without Shortcuts ...
  3. Miller Helps MCL Move Into New Headquarters On Time, Despite COVID-19

    As COVID-19 cripples industry across America, Miller Electric and our building partners continue to complete projects safely and on time. Work on MCL Construction’s new headquarters building at 145th Street and Giles Road was about 60 percent complete when COVID-19 struck Omaha, but Miller Electric didn’t let that stop its crew from getting work on the 32,000 square foot office building comple...
  4. Fire Shines Light on Need for Electrical Maintenance Program at MPS

    Electrical Fire Shines Light on Need for Preventative Electrical Maintenance Program at Millard Public School There’s nothing that keeps a facilities manager for a school district up more at night than fear that an unexpected electrical fire may break out and cause harm to schoolchildren. Yet, John Maguire, Facilities Maintenance Manager for Millard Public Schools, was faced with that exact s...
  5. Miller Electric Powers Surge Tents to Treat Coronavirus Patients at UNMC

    Miller Electric Powers Surge Tents to Treat Coronavirus Patients at UNMC These are trying times. All of us are taking additional measures to work safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Safety has always been a priority at Miller Electric. So, taking extra steps to protect the health and wellbeing of our employees and customers was one of the first responses we had to the pandemic. Safety does...
  6. Miller Electric's First Construction Wireman is Now BIM Coordinator

    Miller Electric’s First Construction Wireman is Now BIM Coordinator BIM Coordinator Mike Whisney just finished a design for an entire system of overhead conduit racks that can be built entirely in Miller Electric’s prefab facility and installed onsite in half the time and with one third of the manpower typically required. It’s one of the everyday innovations empowered by Miller Electric�...
  7. How Miller Electric is Responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    How Miller Electric is Responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a very important and serious matter affecting businesses and communities around the world and right here at home. We want you to know Miller Electric is prepared to respond safely. Safety is and always has been something we take very seriously at Miller Electric. Nothing matters more to us than getting our ...
  8. There's No Crying in Construction! Sophia Graves Talks About Life in the Electrical Construction Industry

    There’s no Crying in Construction! Miller Electric Low Voltage Tech Sophia Graves Talks About Life and Work in the Commercial Electrical Construction Industry Five years ago, Sophia Graves finished up another day of work as an IT technician, keenly aware that she no longer enjoyed what she was doing. Her fiancé, who was an electrician, encouraged her to head to the Union Hall and fill ou...
  9. Two Days, Two Horrific Safety Accidents

    Two Days, Two Horrific 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, it exploded...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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...
  15. 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. ...
  16. 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...
  17. 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. ...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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 ...