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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.


Electra Times Magazine, Featuring Hellman Employees and Projects

This past September, Electra Group released its annual magazine. In the issue, Hellman Electric was highlighted in numerous articles, which featured two of our employees rising to the top and a few of our cutting-edge projects. As one of three Electra USA subsidiaries based in the Big Apple, we are proud to be featured in this prestigious magazine. We invite you to learn more about our work and team in the Electra Times Magazine features below. 

Lighting Up JFK International Airport 

The JFK International Airport Rehabilitation Project is an excellent example of our team’s dedication to quality and customer service. The project required a high degree of coordination and communication to minimize airport operations disruptions in addition to daily permits from the Port Authority. Our team worked closely with the survey team to ensure that all fixtures were aligned, and the result was a successful project completed on time and within budget. To learn more about the design and the technologies used for this advanced project, flip to Page 11.

The Young and The Restless
Allison Lopez has always been a go-getter, so when she joined Hellman Electric in 2017 with no experience in the contracting and construction industry, it wasn’t a surprise when she quickly rose through the ranks. Her hard work and ambition have allowed her to reach new levels in her career, which has only increased her desire to learn. To read more about Allison’s inspiring journey, click here.

2021 Excellence Award
After rising to the challenge, demonstrating outstanding work, and helping Hellman Electric excel from great to exceptional, John Kreckel, Senior Project Manager at Hellman, was awarded the 2021 Electra Excellence Employee of the Year Award. The award recognizes those who showcase excellence, professionalism, leadership, team spirit, flexibility, and reliability. To read what project secured his win, click here.

Closing the Apple’s Digital Divide
Since establishing our Datacom Division in 2016, we’ve been a leading provider of telecommunication installations throughout the New York metropolitan area. To learn how we’re currently leveraging this expertise to deploy 5G, the latest and most significant global wireless standard, flip to page 44 of the magazine to read Tom Caruso, VP of Operations Datacom Division, explain how Hellman Electric is leveraging new industry sectors every day. 

As we continue to work hard and innovate in the electrical construction industry, we can’t wait to see what the future holds for Hellman Electric. To follow along with us, we invite you to join us on Instagram, Facebook, or LinkedIn for the latest company news, updates on our projects, and pictures of our team in action.