Archive for April, 2018

Video Series: We Are Egan Sheet Metal Workers

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Each month throughout 2018, one of Egan’s 13 specialty trades is featured to showcase its expertise and highlight the wide-scope of offerings we provide. This month, all eyes are on our expert Sheet Metal Workers!

Take a minute to watch and learn more about our Sheet Metal Workers and fabrication shop. And, in case you’ve missed any of our previously featured trades, all of them can be found here: Millwrights, Iron Workers, Glaziers, Pipefitters, and Limited Energy Technicians.

Strong Safety Performance is Recognized by NECA

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has recognized Egan Company with the Safety Excellence Award for 2017. Egan is one of four area contractors to receive this award in the Minneapolis Chapter.

The Safety Excellence Award is NECA’s premier recognition program, and acknowledges safety performance. Criteria for the award includes: incident rates below industry standard, Experience Modification Rate, OSHA citations, and implementing internal best practices above and beyond basic compliance.

More information about NECA’s Safety Achievement Program and award criteria can be found here.

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota’s Leadership Blueprint Program Graduates

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Two Egan employees, Luke Tulenchik, Operations Manager, and Kari Gerstner, InterClad Project Manager recently graduated from the Associated General Contractors of Minnesota’s Leadership Blueprint Program. This professional development program was created by AGC for emerging construction management leaders. Participants of the program gain extensive knowledge on topics such as construction safety, labor, finances, legal issues, and current legislative topics and trends.


Congratulations, Luke and Kari!

We are Egan – Neal Bloom

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

“My father has always told me ‘you get out of life what you put into it.’ You have to challenge and push yourself to succeed and accomplish the goals you want to reach in life.” For Neal, the best part about working at Egan is being able to interact with people who are encouraging and positive. He also enjoys being able to work in many different areas of the electrical field.

Meet Neal Bloom, Electrical Journeyman with Egan for seven years.

Neal is an outdoorsman who loves to wakeboard, hunt, and fish. He also enjoys a friendly competition of foosball, darts, and pool.

Our company is shaped by who we are, not just what we do. Together, we are Egan.


Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 13, 2018) – The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has awarded the 7th District Electrical Industry Award to Duane Hendricks, Egan Company President & CEO, for his distinguished service to the electrical industry and his continued leadership, commitment, and contributions to the NECA Minneapolis Chapter and region.

Hendricks is a longtime member of the NECA Minneapolis Chapter and a St. Paul Chapter delegate, and has held many positions within NECA since 2007 including Chapter Board Member, Treasurer, President and is currently the Minneapolis Chapter Governor. He has also served on negotiating committees, the Labor Management Cooperation Committee, the Future Leaders Group, and the Innovation and Technology Task Force. Hendricks joined Egan in 2002 with the merger of Comm Tech Electrical and served as Chief Operating Officer before becoming President & CEO in 2018. He began his 30 year construction career as an electrician, reaching Master Electrician before moving into executive leadership roles.

About Egan Company
Egan Company is a privately-owned, specialty contractor providing building trades to general contractors, engineers, building owners, property managers, and facility engineers. Specialties include: electrical, mechanical, curtainwall/glazing/metal panels (InterClad), millwrights, building technology, controls and system integration, and 24/7 service. Egan serves every stage of a building and provides in-house expertise in planning, design and engineering, construction, and maintenance.

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Media Contact:
Jessica Johnson // 763-595-4310

We are Egan – Wally Van Vleet

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

“Always put your customers first and listen to them. If you take care of them, they will take care of you.”

Meet Wally Van Vleet, Electrical Field Leader at Egan for 14 years.

Like most Minnesotans, Wally enjoys spending time at his cabin in his free time where he likes to boat, fish, and be with friends and family.

Fun fact about Wally: he spent four years in the U.S. Navy aboard a nuclear submarine as a cook!

Our company is shaped by who we are, not just what we do. Together, we are Egan.