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Awards & Certifications

We have had the honor of being recognized for our work, and proudly share those accolades.

Our loyalty is always to our customers and our community. The awards and certifications our company and staff have accrued are a testament of our dedication to our clients.

Being recognized by them for our commitment to excellence, safety and quality is the greatest honor we can receive.

Certificate of Achievement Level 2: 2018

Awarded from the MN Department of Labor and Industry, this safety award is in recognition of exemplary leadership in promoting worker health and safety through the Construction Health and Safety Excellence Program.

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FEC Platinum Award: 2017

Federated Electrical Contractions National Award for Safety as an industry safety leader.

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The Rem Dubose Joint Venture Award: 2016

Federated Electrical Contractors award for joint venture partnership with Briggs Electric Inc.
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Dr. William A. O'Brien, Jr. Award: 2016

An award from Memorial Blood Centers for promoting blood donation at Hunt Electric and generously supporting the donor’s recruitment campaign.

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NECA Fifty Year Membership Award: 2015

In grateful recognition of a half century of loyal support and dedicated services to this association and many contributions to the electrical contracting industry.

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Meritorious Achievement, Minnesota Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Award Program: 2015

Awarded by the Minnesota Safety Council, the annual Governor’s Safety award spotlights Minnesota employers with above average safety records. The Meritorious Achievement award signifies better than average performance in incident rates, dependent on the type of industry.

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Outstanding Achievement, Minnesota Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Award Program: 2014

Awarded by the Minnesota Safety Council, the annual Governor’s Safety award spotlights Minnesota employers with above average safety records. The Outstanding Achievement award signifies continuing improvement and/or a continuing outstanding record for DART rate and Incidence Rate which is at least 51-90% better than the average for your industry classification

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White Level Certification: Construction Health And Safety Excellence (CHASE) Program: 2012

Recognition of the importance of providing a safe and healthful work environment in the construction industry. Awarded through the Construction Health and Safety Excellence Partnership by Associated General Contractors of Minnesota and the Occupational Safety & Health Division of Minnesota.

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Dunwoody Partnership Award: 2011

Dunwoody’s Partnership Award is presented in recognition of an organization or company that has made a significant contribution in furthering Dunwoody’s mission.

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Gold Award, Federated Electrical Contractors, National Award for Safety: 2011

Awarded by the Federated Electrical Contractors, a trade group of 33 major electrical contractors performing more than $3.5 billion in construction annually with offices in 60 cities in North America, Europe and Asia

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Award of Honor, Minnesota Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Award Program: 2011

Awarded by the Minnesota Safety Council, the annual Governor’s Safety award spotlights Minnesota employers with above average safety records. The Award of Honor signifies exceptional accomplishment in reduction of injuries and illnesses in the workplace.

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NFPA 70E Certificate of Educational Achievement

Obtained by the National Fire Protection Association, the objective of the training is to gain a general understanding of the NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, and how it is used to identify electrical safety hazards in the workplace and ways to reduce or eliminate employee exposure to those hazards

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Licensed Professional Engineer

Having an in-house licensed professional engineer available to review and sign drawings whenever necessary enables us to identify potential improvements and ensures that the project is delivered on time. In addition, it shows our higher level of commitment to engineering, quality control, and credibility.

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OSHA 500 Outreach Trainer Certification

OSHA authorizes trainers to conduct occupational safety and health training through the OSHA Outreach Training Program. Through this program, individuals who complete a one-week OSHA trainer course receive a certificate of completion and an authorized outreach trainer card. Trainer courses are based on one of the following subject areas: disaster site workers (second responders), construction, general industry, or maritime. Upon successful completion of the trainer course, trainers are authorized to teach students courses based on the trainer course subject area. These include 16-hour courses for disaster site workers (second responders), as well as 10-hour and 30-hour courses in construction, general industry, or maritime safety and health hazards. Authorized trainers can receive OSHA course completion cards for their students. The OSHA Outreach Training Program is voluntary. OSHA does not require participation in this program.

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NICET Certification

NICET's professional certification is based on testing that covers a broad range of job knowledge, verification of job performance, and an evaluation of work experience. NICET certification represents, not a course outcome, but a career level. Certificants are required to update their skills and knowledge through a recertification process that encourages continuing professional development.

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BICSI – Registered Communications Distribution Designer Certification

BICSI established its credential programs to provide a level of assurance to the industry and to consumers that an individual has knowledge in a designated area of information technology systems (ITS) design or installation. Our professional designations are valued internationally and are recognized throughout the ITS industry. Candidates for BICSI credentials are required to show industry experience and pass rigorous exams based on the content of BICSI manuals. Those who pass must adhere to strict standards of conduct and keep their knowledge current through continuing education.

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LEED Accredited Professionals

In addition to having several staff with Green Associate credentials, we also have staff with the LEED AP BD+C credential. This credential provides a standard for professionals participating in the design and construction phases of high-performance, healthful, durable, affordable and environmentally sound commercial, institutional, and high-rise residential buildings. The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) created this specialty credential to denote practical knowledge of the Green Building Design + Construction LEED rating systems: LEED for New Construction, LEED for Schools and LEED for Core & Shell.

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Certified High Voltage Cable Splicing

Obtained through the National Cable Splicing Certification Board, the comprehensive program allows individuals to demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and abilities when splicing and terminating shielded electrical power cable. By completing both a knowledge (written) and a performance (practical) exam, competency of splicing is recognized by the issuance of a certification card to the successful candidate in the specific category examined.

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Healthcare Construction Certificate

The ASHE Healthcare Construction Certificate (HCC) educates personnel on critical topics in health care construction. The course helps to gain an understanding of the latest compliance issues in health care construction and what owners, staff, and patients expect of constructors working in the health care environment.

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NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification & PV Installer Certification

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the “gold standard” for PV and solar heating installation certification. Designed to raise industry standards and promote consumer confidence, NABCEP offers certification and certificate programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America.

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NETA Certification

Certification of competency is particularly important in the electrical testing industry. Inherent in the determination of the equipment's serviceability is the prerequisite that individuals performing the tests be capable of conducting the tests in a safe manner and with complete knowledge of the hazards involved. Technicians must also evaluate the test data and make an informed judgment on the continued serviceability, deterioration, or non-serviceability of the specific equipment. NETA, a nationally-recognized certification agency, provides recognition of four levels of competency within the electrical testing industry in accordance with ANSI/NETA ETT Standard for Certification of Electrical Testing Technicians.

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Level 2 Contractor Status Award

In 2018, we were awarded Level 2 Contractor Status for the 10th year in a row in the newly reconfigured Minnesota CHASE program. This is the highest level achieved as a contractor and with this, we are qualified to apply for Level 3 jobsites.

We hire skilled, qualified employees that work tirelessly to stay abreast of the latest technology in the electrical industry. Many of our staff have unique and valuable certifications that helps give Hunt Electric the deep wealth of knowledge and experience that sets us apart. Our staff holds more than 80 certifications. In addition to the impressive list below, some of our employees hold ABB Drive Start-up, Allen Bradley VFD, ITC Level II Thermography and PLC certifications.