2015 "Electrician of the Year" Search

Klein Tools 2015 Electrician of the Year Winner - Joey Hall

The Electrician of the Year award recognizes and celebrates the nation's most outstanding electrician for professional achievement, safety excellence and community dedication.

Congratulations to Joey Hall – our 2015 Electrician of the Year!

Joey, of Somerset, Kentucky has owned and operated Diamond Electric since 1993 and he's been an electrician for more than 35 years. He is active in commercial, industrial and residential projects and most enjoys challenging work in the industrial sector with large local companies. He thrives on finding creative solutions for potentially dangerous or difficult problems. Former customers say Joey is a man who is committed to integrity, honesty and safety on the job site.

His company has a great safety record with only one workers' compensation claim in 22 years of business. Along with regular safety team meetings, Joey also insists all of his employees actively attend continuing education classes and first-aid trainings.

In his spare time, Joey volunteers with the local little league and helped build a brand new baseball facility for the community. He also leads a team in painting the high school football field for every home game. At church he helps provide food, clothes and health screenings to people in the area.

Congratulations to all our Electrician of the Year regional winners!

Regional prizes include:

Grand Prize: 2015 Ford® F-150 XLT Crew Cab Work Truck customized by off-road specialists Addictive Desert Designs.
2015 Ford F-150 XLT Crew Cab Work Truck customized by Addictive Desert Designs
Grand Prize Awarded: October 5, 2015 in San Francisco

Nominees were evaluated on this criteria:

Professional Achievement
Electrician of the Year - 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
Electrician of the Year - Safety Excellence
The nominee takes job-site 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
Electrician of the Year - 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.