Shawn ensures expert delivery of the innovative, leading-edge electrical and communications solutions clients need for success in today’s competitive environment. Responsible for two of the company’s major divisions, Shawn builds high-performance teams that excel in the planning, communication, and accountability needed for successful projects.
He also coordinates delivery of the broad array of value-added services his divisions offer. To achieve this, he organizes his people and develops systems that creatively address each client’s unique requirements. He further supports team members by mentoring, supervising, and training them to develop and enhance their expertise. He also helps teach the company’s electrical project supervision training course to field personnel. The result is consistently on time, on budget completion of projects that provide optimum operation and ongoing value.
Shawn has been at Wasatch Electric for more than 30 years. During that time, he has worked in all areas of electrical construction, including supervising, estimating, budgeting, managing, staffing, planning, engineering, directing, and controlling. Starting as an apprentice, he moved up through journeyman, foreman, project engineer, estimator, project manager, and division manager positions. His extensive experience in leading large teams on complex, fast-track projects has given him the expertise required to fully understand the detailed process that results in a successful project and a happy client.
Shawn has served as chairman of several National Electrical Contractor Association (NECA), Intermountain Chapter committees, including the Joint Apprenticeship and Training (JATC), Drug Free Workplace (DFW), Labor Management (LMC), and Communications Negotiating committees, as well as the Communications Subcommittee. He also serves as treasurer and a member of the board of directors.
The Personal Side
Shawn and his wife have four children and five grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, playing golf, and riding all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).