Industrial Foreman, February Employee Spotlight Todd Siebels

Meet Todd Siebels, one of Price Electric’s People You Can Rely On. Todd is an Industrial Foreman. He sees projects, (small to large) from start to finish, working with the project manager. His responsibility is to ensure the project gets completed safely, on time and efficiently. “Create Opportunities for Success” is the Price Electric Core Value that Todd identifies with the most. He enjoys teaching apprentices the trade and working with up-and-coming leaders on foreman roles and responsibilities put forth by the company. Todd is a finalist for the Master Builders of Iowa’s Safety Champion award. Todd enjoys spending time with his family, including his 2 dogs – Remington and Oakley. He also likes anything outdoors including hiking, biking, hunting/fishing, camping, and attending Iowa sporting events.

Have you won any awards, recognition or completed any special classes or training?

I was part of the team awarded “Excellence in Construction” from ABC of Iowa, for the Durant WWT project. I served on the safety committee for 2 years.  I am trained in CPR/First Aid and confined space entry.  I received my residential license in 2002 and started leading a team building 12 plex condo’s.  In 2004, I received my journeyman’s license.

Can you give advice (in 5 words or less) for others thinking about a profession with Price Electric?

That is hard to answer in 5 words or less!  I would say “Price Electric creates Opportunity”. If you are willing to work hard and dedicate yourself to a trade, that you can pretty much go as high as you want to.

Do you have a work nickname?

My nickname is “Siebs”. It has followed me since I was a young kid. That is pretty much what everyone calls me if they are not calling me by my first name.

What is the biggest project you have worked on with Price Electric?

The one I am working on now, the Indianola Wastewater Treatment Plant.

What is the first big concert you attended?

ZZ Top at the Five Seasons Center.

Where are you the happiest?

My Zen place is in the outdoors.

Can you describe Price Electric in three words?

  • Family (oriented)
  • Dedicated
  • Fun (atmosphere to work in)

What has been your favorite project at Price Electric so far, and why?

The McKesson Pharmaceutical Distribution Center in Clear Lake, Iowa was one of my favorite projects.  I was the lead foreman on the office portion of the project.  It helped me gain confidence on leading a large crew and planning the project.


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