Facebook Data Center Constructed by NECA and IBEW; The Right Choice for High-Tech Construction

New Electric TV video showcases how the Code of Excellence – a combination of ability and attitude - is contributing to jobs done right the first time.

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Facebook Code of Excellence
As a result of the NECA and IBEW team’s commitment to excellence, Facebook officially 'likes' the quality and benefits of union workers managed by a union contractor.

Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 19, 2014

There are few companies whose brand relies more on a reliable connection than Facebook. Behind every keystroke and mouse click is a rock solid communication infrastructure. The latest release from ElectricTV.net (or ETV) may feature Facebook in its title, but at its heart recounts the outstanding work provided by NECA Contractor Rosendin Electric and the electricians of IBEW Local 280.

As a result of the NECA and IBEW team’s commitment to excellence, Facebook officially “likes” the quality and benefits of union workers managed by a union contractor; “Facebook: Code of Excellence,” tells the story of how the electrical team’s two core principles of attitude and ability are on display. Behind-the-scenes interviews with individuals from Facebook, Rosendin Electric, and IBEW Local 280 reveal these Code of Excellence benefits and more on the Facebook project.

The Code of Excellence is an agreement between IBEW labor and the contractor to work as a team. It’s a commitment to common-sense values and it facilitates cooperation to bring about outstanding results. It clearly defines the goals not only for the overall project, but also for daily tasks, such as manpower needs, tool requirements, and a “spirit of total communication.”

Throughout the project, Rick DeWitt, Facebook’s Chief Facilities Engineer, observed the union electricians’ stellar work habits and commitment to doing the job correctly. “Progress was always maintained,” stated DeWitt, who further lauded the electrical team’s “craftsmanship and proficiency”.

K.C. Beddow, Area Superintendent for NECA member Rosendin Electric, the project’s electrical contractor, states that the project came in on time and under budget, and says that “production goals were consistently met.”

Learn more by viewing the short video documentary here.

About ETV: ElectricTV is an Internet video channel project of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). The short documentary presentations help to raise public awareness of the contributions of these labor organizations as well as provide the latest news on current and emerging electrical technology. Videos show how these new technologies are changing society and everyday life for people around the world.


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