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SEC Names Wilson Power Player for February

Southern Electric Corporation has named Jason Wilson, of West Point, MS, as its Power Player for the month of February. A Power Player is someone with integrity and high moral standards, possessing strong leadership qualities, a track record of safe production, and dedication to our company and industry, who is hard-working and represents SEC well in everything that they do, allowing SEC to Power Forward. Wilson, a general foreman in Arkansas, has been with SEC for nearly 14 years and has served the electrical utility industry for 30. He got his start with the City of Aberdeen in North Miss…

Martinez Selected as Power Player for January

Southern Electric Corporation has named Ricardo Martinez, of Pompano Beach, Florida, as its Power Player for the first month of 2024. A Power Player is someone with integrity and high moral standards, possessing strong leadership qualities, a track record of safe production, and dedication to our company and industry, who is hard-working and represents SEC well in everything that they do, allowing SEC to Power Forward. Martinez, a project manager in South Florida, has been with SEC for two and a half years. Originally from Venezuela, he moved to the United States 11 years ago after earning …

SEC’s Brown Named Power Player for December

Southern Electric Corporation has named Ashley Brown, the company’s Payroll Manager, as its Power Player recipient for the month of December. A Power Player is someone with integrity and high moral standards, possessing strong leadership qualities, a track record of safe production, and dedication to our company and industry, who is hard-working and represents SEC well in everything that they do, allowing SEC to Power Forward. Brown has been with SEC for more than 12 years, hired as a payroll assistant in 2011 by her supervisor and mentor Joann Sprayberry. “Mrs. Joann took a chance on me an…

SEC Names Hollingworth Power Player for November

Southern Electric Corporation has named Josh “Hollywood” Hollingsworth, of Mt. Olive, Mississippi, as its Power Player for the month of November. A Power Player is someone with integrity and high moral standards, possessing strong leadership qualities, a track record of safe production, and dedication to our company and industry, who is hard-working and represents SEC well in everything that they do, allowing SEC to Power Forward. Hollingworth, a general foremen in SEC’s transmission division, has been with SEC for six years. He got his start in the industry 23 years ago after his aspiratio…

Two SEC Foremen Selected as Quanta Elite

Two of Southern Electric Corporation’s top foremen, Robert Wilkinson and Kevin Johnson, have been selected for Quanta Services’ Quanta Elite Program. This program identifies the top foremen across all Operating Units for Quanta based on leadership abilities, team building skills, and performance. Wilkinson is a Florence, Mississippi, native working out of Jackson. He started with SEC early on in his career, spending 9 out of his 10 years in the powerline industry with us. “Robert’s dedication to ensuring the well-being of his colleagues and the organization’s assets has consistently set him…

SEC Announces New Employee Recognition Program

Hernandez Named First Month’s Recipient Southern Electric Corporation is pleased to announce its new employee recognition program… the Power Player of the Month Award. A Power Player is someone with integrity and high moral standards, possessing strong leadership qualities, a track record of safe production, and dedication to our company and industry, who is hard-working and represents SEC well in everything that they do, allowing SEC to Power Forward. Our first Power Player of the Month is Julio Hernandez. Hernandez serves as SEC’s IT Manager and has been with the company for just over fiv…

SEC recognized as premier vendor for Entergy for 2022

Pictured are and Donovan Guilbeau and Gary Dickens, Vice President of Capital Projects for Entergy. Southern Electric Corporation of Mississippi was recognized as one of Entergy’s 2022 premier vendors for its performance in the category of environmental, social, and governance. As part of a new Journeyman Lineman Training facility located on a 50-acre site in Flowood, Miss., SEC invested in the development of a Western Honeybee Apiary several years ago, managed by Donovan Guilbeau, Director of Human and Operational Perfo…

Southern Electric Corporation Acquired by Quanta Services

Flowood, MS, April 11, 2023 – Southern Electric Corporation (SEC), a full service electrical and utility contractor based in Flowood, Mississippi, and operating across the southeastern United States, announced that it was acquired by Quanta Services, Inc. (Quanta) in the first quarter of 2023. The acquisition of SEC enhances Quanta’s resources and capabilities in the southeast United States and provides growth opportunities for SEC. “With nearly 40 years invested in starting and growing this business, joining Quanta was not a decision we took lightly,” said Ken Blakeney, co-owner of SEC. “Q…

Entergy’s 2021 Partners in Safety Excellence Award

SEC was honored to receive Entergy’s 2021 Partners in Safety Excellence Award recognizing our commitment to safety in the areas of hazard recognition and mitigation and enhanced safety investigation. Blake Everett, SEC Director of Operations, and Donovan Guilbeau, SEC Director of Human Performance, accepted the award on behalf of SEC’s very deserving crews and safety staff who always make safety top priority. “At the end of the day, making sure our linemen return home to see their families… that’s what’s important,” offered Guilbeau. “We are honored Entergy has recognized our commitment to …