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Hellman Electric Appoints Carlos Casal as Executive VP in Heavy Construction Division

NEW YORK — August 21, 2023Hellman Electric LLC, an Electra USA company and leader in full-service turn-key solutions for heavy construction, interior design builds, and datacom services construction in the New York metro region, has announced the promotion of Carlos Casal as the new Executive Vice President of Hellman Electric’s Heavy Construction Division. As Executive VP of Heavy Construction, Casal will hold a crucial position where he will oversee all operations of the Heavy Division as it expands its operational footprint and service offerings.

Starting as an intern and assistant to Hellman Electric’s CEO, Steve Lazzaro, in February of 1997, Casal has continuously showcased his impressive skills and unwavering values as he climbed the management ladder. His dedication and involvement in Hellman’s Heavy Construction projects have helped solidify the company’s position as one of NYC’s premiere ITS, DOT, and Public Works  contractor.

“Carlos’ accomplishments, dedication, and success make us immensely proud,” said Steve Lazzaro, CEO of Hellman Electric. “As the construction market works to rebound, Hellman Electric is undergoing restructuring to strengthen our management team, and we firmly believe that Casal’s promotion will only further contribute to our growth.”

Beyond managing the Heavy Division’s day-to-day operations, Casal will also take on the task of mentoring and educating young managers, securing the company’s future achievements and growth.

For more information about Hellman Electric, visit www.hellmanelectric.com.

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About Hellman Electric

Hellman Electric is a full-service electrical contractor of turnkey solutions for heavy construction, interiors, and core & shell, and datacom projects. A hands-on, client-focused firm that exudes speed, flexibility and responsiveness, Hellman Electric offers a cradle-to-grave approach covering design, implementation, construction, and project management. As an award-winning leader in the electrical construction industry and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 3, the firm combines the best talent in the industry, the highest safety standards, the latest technology, and a track record of innovation. Hellman Electric is a longstanding staple of the New York metropolitan region, boasting more than 100 years of complex electrical installations. To learn more, visit www.hellmanelectric.com and follow Hellman Electric on Instagram @HellmanElectric and LinkedIn.

Hellman Electric Promotes John Brescia to Project Executive of JFK Operations

NEW YORK — August 10, 2023Hellman Electric LLC, an Electra USA company and leader in full-service turn-key solutions for heavy construction, interior design builds, and Datacom services construction in the New York metro region, has announced the promotion of John Brescia, Senior Project Manager, to Project Executive of Hellman Electric’s JFK Operations. This new position is a result of Brescia’s unwavering dedication to excellence, efficiency, and outstanding project management.

With a background as a journeyman electrician, John quickly rose, demonstrating strong leadership and organizational skills. Since starting at Hellman Electric in 1999, John’s skillset has expanded through his involvement in Design-Build projects by playing a vital role in the electrical design of multiple contracts.

Furthermore, John’s expertise in the electrical field results from hands-on training through the prestigious IBEW Local #3 program and extensive experience working with renowned government agencies such as NYCDOT, NYSDOT, NYCDDC, PANYNJ, NYC DPR, and others.

“The physical vastness of the various operations, their complexity, and the sheer magnitude of work requires extensive oversight, and we know who we want to lead the team,” said Carlos Casal, Executive Vice President Heavy Construction Division. “John and I have worked together for over 20 years, and I’m glad to have him by my side on this endeavor. We’re grateful to be able to entrust in John the responsibilities and oversight commensurate with this role as we expand our footprint at JFK.”

As Project Executive of Hellman Electric’s JFK Operations, John will oversee all electrical projects at the JFK airport, ensuring that all work is completed on time, within budget, and to the highest possible standards.

For more information about Hellman Electric, visit www.hellmanelectric.com.

 

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About Hellman Electric

Hellman Electric is a full-service electrical contractor of turnkey solutions for heavy construction, interiors, and core & shell, and datacom projects. A hands-on, client-focused firm that exudes speed, flexibility and responsiveness, Hellman Electric offers a cradle-to-grave approach covering design, implementation, construction, and project management. As an award-winning leader in the electrical construction industry and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 3, the firm combines the best talent in the industry, the highest safety standards, the latest technology, and a track record of innovation. Hellman Electric is a longstanding staple of the New York metropolitan region, boasting more than 100 years of complex electrical installations. To learn more, visit www.hellmanelectric.com and follow Hellman Electric on Instagram @HellmanElectric and LinkedIn.

Hellman Electric Promotes John Santucci to Vice President of Datacom Operations

NEW YORK — July 13, 2023Hellman Electric LLC, an Electra USA company and leader in extensive fiber infrastructure and wireless construction in the New York metro region, has announced the promotion of John Santucci, Director of Fiber Operations, to Vice President of Datacom Operations for Hellman Electric Datacom. The new position will have Santucci overseeing the Datacom operations of the company, ultimately helping Hellman Electric Datacom achieve its goals for growth by expanding its capabilities throughout the tri-state area.

In addition to overseeing the deployment of fiber, Santucci will also lend his expertise to the company’s wireless deployment operations. With several projects on the horizon, he is eager to lead the charge in expanding the company’s service offerings and taking it to new heights.

“We’re thrilled Santucci will be taking a more prominent role in the growth and development of Hellman Electric Datacom,” said Thomas Caruso, President of Hellman Electric Datacom Affiliate. “His experience and skills will be crucial in expanding our reach into new markets and achieving further success for not only the company but the success of our current and future customers.”

Hellman Electric Datacom specializes in design-build solutions for all aspects of the Datacom industry, including colocation facility build-outs, full turnkey wireless deployment, data center design and construction, and the build and maintenance of carrier backbone and local loop fiber networks.

For more information about Hellman Electric, visit www.hellmanelectric.com.

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About Hellman Electric

Hellman Electric is a full-service electrical contractor of turnkey solutions for heavy construction, interiors and core & shell, and datacom projects. A hands-on, client-focused firm that exudes speed, flexibility and responsiveness, Hellman Electric offers a cradle-to-grave approach covering design, implementation, construction and project management. As an award-winning leader in the electrical construction industry and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 3, the firm combines the best talent in the industry, the highest safety standards, the latest technology and a track record of innovation. Hellman Electric is a longstanding staple of the New York metropolitan region, boasting more than 100 years of complex electrical installations. To learn more, visit www.hellmanelectric.com and follow Hellman Electric on Instagram @HellmanElectric and LinkedIn.

Hellman Electric Appoints President of New Datacom Affiliate

NEW YORK — June 1, 2023 — Hellman Electric LLC, an Electra USA company and leader in extensive fiber infrastructure and wireless construction in the New York metro region, announced today the formation of its new Datacom affiliate Hellman Electric Datacom and the promotion of Thomas Caruso, Vice President of Operations Datacom Division, to President of Hellman Electric Datacom. As the company looks to grow its position even further as a leader in large-scale Datacom infrastructure projects in the New York Metro area, Caruso will help strengthen the new Datacom affiliate to further expand its capabilities throughout the NY Metro area and beyond.

As one of the founders of Hellman Electric’s Datacom Division, Caruso brings extensive background experience from both the customer and contractor sides to his new role. As President, he will oversee Hellman Electric Datacom’s operation and expansion in their wireline and wireless construction initiatives. He will be responsible for future growth into new markets beyond the NY Metro area.

“As one of our founding datacom division leaders, Thomas not only brings an extensive background of experience and knowledge, but a true dedication to not only the division’s growth but the company’s growth,” said Steven Lazzaro, President, and CEO at Hellman Electric. “With his new role, we will accelerate our reach in the New York Metro area, expanding our current and future customer capabilities.”

Hellman Electric Datacom offers design-build solutions for all aspects of the Datacom industry, including but not limited to colocation facility build-outs, full turnkey wireless deployment, data center design, and construction, as well as the build and maintenance of carrier backbone and local loop fiber networks. While the company’s primary service area is the New York Metro area, its strategic partnerships allow them to cover the entire Tri-state area.

For more information about Hellman Electric, visit www.hellmanelectric.com.

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About Hellman Electric

Hellman Electric is a full-service electrical contractor of turnkey solutions for heavy construction, interiors and core & shell, and datacom projects. A hands-on, client-focused firm that exudes speed, flexibility and responsiveness, Hellman Electric offers a cradle-to-grave approach covering design, implementation, construction and project management. As an award-winning leader in the electrical construction industry and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 3, the firm combines the best talent in the industry, the highest safety standards, the latest technology and a track record of innovation. Hellman Electric is a longstanding staple of the New York metropolitan region, boasting more than 100 years of complex electrical installations. To learn more, visit www.hellmanelectric.com and follow Hellman Electric on Instagram @HellmanElectric and LinkedIn.

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Hellman enters a joint venture with Paul J. Scariano, Inc. as the Design-Build team for the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge and Verrazzano Narrows Bridge

NEW ROCHELLE, NY – February 15, 2023: Hellman Electric, LLC, an Electra USA Company, and Paul J. Scariano, Inc. are pleased to announce that the joint venture of the two companies has been selected by Metropolitan Transportation Authority Construction & Development (MTA C&D) as the Design-Build team delivering BW-96/VN-12: Design-Build Services for Power Redundancy and Resiliency Improvements at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge and Verrazzano Narrows Bridge.

This $78M project includes the design and construction of electrical distribution systems across the bridge span, mechanical system upgrades, system controls (SCADA) improvements, migration of control systems to DYNAC at the Bronx Whitestone and Verrazzano Narrows Bridges, as well as significant flood mitigation and resiliency work at the Bronx Whitestone Bridge Administrative Building.

The Hellman/PJS joint venture brings together preeminent civil and electrical contractors, each with decades of experience working with the MTA and the Triborough Bridges and Tunnel Authority (TBTA). Together with Lead Designer Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI), the Helman/PJS Design-Build Team has the experience, resources, and expertise to complete this unique, integrated project for the betterment of the MTA and the residents of the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.

For more information about Hellman Electric, LLC, visit: www.hellmanelectric.com

For more information about Paul J.Scariano, Inc., visit: www.ipjs.com

 

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Hellman Electric Hires Sam Compton as Director of Wireless Implementation

New Addition to Growing Datacom Division Has Managed DAS / C-RAN Projects for Tier-1 Telecom Carriers

NEW YORK — June 12, 2019 — Hellman Electric, a full-service contractor of turnkey solutions for heavy construction, interior design builds and datacom services, announces that Sam Compton has joined the company as Director of Wireless Implementation. With 15 years of experience in wireless construction management, as well as proven expertise in the New York City market, Mr. Compton will oversee wireless projects for Hellman Electric as part of the growing Datacom Division.

Throughout a long career in telecom and construction, Mr. Compton has managed DAS / C-RAN projects for all major telecom carriers. He has demonstrated his expertise in planning and coordinating complex projects, forecasting cost estimates, and executing speed-to-market strategies to complete initiatives on time and within budget. Most recently, he served as NYC Director of Engineering and Implementation for Extenet Systems, managing over $180 million in budgets. He has also held positions with Airosmith Development, Metro PCS, BCI Communications, Aeon Technologies and Clearlinx, and worked as a contract employee for AT&T Wireless.

“I made the move to Hellman because I recognized this company’s position as the leader in the field of electrical and telecommunications contracting,” said Compton. “With more than 100 years of experience operating in the New York City market, and an incredible breadth of skill and talent to tackle projects of various sizes, types and complexities, Hellman is the go-to provider for turnkey electrical contracting. I’m eager to help the team further develop its impressive wireless specialty.”

“We’re thrilled to welcome Sam to our growing Datacom Division,” added Tom Caruso, Vice President Operations, Datacom Division. “With wireless networks on the rise thanks in large part to the race to 5G, designing and implementing strategic macro, DAS and C-RAN builds has become critical. Sam’s expertise and background leading wireless projects for Tier-1 carriers will be invaluable to this division.”

Hellman Electric’s Datacom Division offers design-build projects for colocation facility build-outs, data center design and construction, and the build and maintenance of carrier backbone and local loop fiber networks. The company’s primary service area is New York Metro, with strategic partnerships that allow the team to cover the entire East Coast. Hellman has also provided services to Chicago and can mobilize to other locations for select assignments.

For more information about Hellman Electric, visit www.hellmanelectric.com.

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About Hellman Electric

Hellman Electric is a full-service electrical contractor of turnkey solutions for heavy construction, interiors and core & shell, and datacom projects. A hands-on, client-focused firm that exudes speed, flexibility and responsiveness, Hellman Electric offers a cradle-to-grave approach covering design, implementation, construction and project management. As an award-winning leader in the electrical construction industry and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 3, the firm combines the best talent in the industry, the highest safety standards, the latest technology and a track record of innovation. Hellman Electric is a longstanding staple of the New York metropolitan region, boasting more than 100 years of complex electrical installations. To learn more, visit www.hellmanelectric.com and follow Hellman Electric on Twitter @ElectricHellman and LinkedIn.

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New York-Based Hellman Electric Earns Major Investment from Electra USA, Subsidiary of Trusted Global Contracting Company

NEW YORKMarch 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Electra USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Electra Group (TASE: ELTR), has made a major investment in Hellman Electric, a full-service contractor of turn-key solutions for heavy construction, interior design builds and datacom services. This support allows Hellman Electric to continue its aggressive growth and diversification strategy, as well as bid on much larger, more capital-intensive projects. A longstanding staple of the New York community, Hellman Electric employs more than 250 professional managers, engineers and electrical installation experts.

“By entering into this partnership with Electra Group – a renowned, multinational company with strategic investments throughout the world – we’re poised to continue growing and evolving as a company, just as we have over the past 100 years,” said Steven Lazzaro, President, CEO and Partner of Hellman Electric. “This influx of resources will allow us to make strategic hires, grow our project base and further establish Hellman as the preeminent electrical contractor in the New York metro region for heavy construction, interiors and datacom electrical projects.”

The Electra Group, Israel’s leading company in the fields of construction, infrastructure, facility management and electromechanical systems, acts as a primary contractor in the public and private sectors nationwide, specializing in complex and large-scale projects. The company is a trusted name in 17 countries across four continents.

“We were in search of a well-established company that had expertise in the New York market and an impeccable reputation,” said Itamar Deutscher, President and CEO of Electra Group. “As a respected, knowledgeable and client-focused firm boasting more than 100 years of providing complex electrical installations for heavy construction and building projects, Hellman was a natural fit. We’re confident that this partnership will be mutually beneficial to our shareholders, Hellman’s established customer base and other organizations in need of the company’s vast suite of cradle-to-grave contracting services.”

For more information about Hellman Electric, visit www.hellmanelectric.com. To learn more about Electra Group, go to www.electra.co.il/en.