2017 "Electrician of the Year"

Klein Tools 2017 Electrician of the Year - Tune In!

How it Works

Over the last 160 years, we've heard amazing stories about electricians dedicating their time to their communities, jobsite safety and professional achievement. In recognition of their hard work and commitment to the quality, safety and integrity of their work on and off the jobsite, we conduct a search each year to showcase the finest U.S. electricians. The 2017 Klein Tools Electrician of the Year award will celebrate those who power America's passions.

Nominate

Nominate yourself or another deserving Professional Electrician
Jul 10, 2017 – Aug 6, 2017

Regional Winners

  • Brent Heesacker (Region 1)
  • Jimmy Ferris (Region 2)
  • Kevin Wick (Region 3)
  • Nathan Guerrero (Region 4)
  • Luis Gonzalez (Region 5)
  • Harold Melia (Region 6)

Vote

Choose your favorite electrician from six regional finalists. Your vote will help the Klein family choose this year's winner!
Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017

WIN

The 2017 Electrician of the Year will receive his or her choice of trip to one of four iconic American destinations and $1,500 of Klein Tools products*!

All six regional finalists will receive additional prizes, including the Ultimate Garage Package and a trip to our manufacturing headquarters in Mansfield, Texas!

2017 Electrician of the Year announced: Sep 27, 2017

The Prizes

Regional Winners

All six regional winners will get the Ultimate Garage Package and a trip to the Klein Tools manufacturing headquarters in Mansfield, Texas!

Klein Tools - Electrician of the Year - Ultimate Garage Package Prize
Tradesman Pro Tough Box Cooler - x1, Beverage Tools - x2, Koozies - x6, Klein Stools - x2, Header Panel Kit - x3, Modular Wall Panels - x6, 6" Panel Peg Hooks (Bag of 10) - x1, 4" Panel Peg Hooks (Bag of 10) - x1, 41 Piece Klein Tools Set - x1 ($1300 value based on minimum advertised price)
Klein Tools - Electrician of the Year - Region Breakout
Klein Tools - Electrician of the Year - Mansfield Trip

Grand Prize

Choose from 4 Iconic American Destinations!

The 2017 Electrician of the Year, chosen from the six regional finalists, will receive his or her choice of trip to one of four iconic American destinations, as well as a one-time order of $1,500 worth of Klein Tools products*!

Runner-Up Prizes:

In addition to the Ultimate Garage Pack and trip to Klein Tools' manufacturing headquarters, the runners-up to the 2017 Electrician of the Year will receive:**

2nd Prize: $1,000 in Klein tools*
3rd Prize: $750 in Klein tools*
4th, 5th, & 6th Prizes: $500 in Klein tools*
Klein Tools Electrician of the Year - Grand Prize

Selection Criteria

Professional Achievement

The nominee exhibits pride of ownership in difficult electrical work. Tell us what sets the nominee's projects apart from the others. Focus on the electrical system and think about how an electrical inspector (or other electricians) would critique the installed work. Please take photos of the craftsmanship and submit with the entry.

Safety Excellence

The nominee takes jobsite safety to the highest standards. Tell us how they have shown a commitment to safety and taken active steps to minimize industry-related injuries through workplace electrical safety education and/or programs. Describe best practices or tips they provide to ensure a safe work environment.

Community Dedication

The nominee provides a valuable community service. Community service efforts are not limited to the electrical industry and can be any type of community service. Provide a description of the activity and who it benefited, photos, people involved, and outcomes.

Klein Tools administers the selection process for regional and national Electrician of the Year awards. All decisions regarding the winners will be made by Klein Tools' team consisting of five members and their sole judgement. Offer valid for US residents only.