January Good Catch Award

January Good Catch Award

The January Good Catch winner goes to Marcus Canady’s substation maintenance/construction crew. While uncovering the underground wireway to install new control cables, the crew discovered several operational control cables/wires that were damaged and intermixed with...

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December Good Catch Award

December Good Catch Award

The December Good Catch Winner goes to the Koontz Substation Construction Crew led by Sammy Clemons. While inspecting new materials that had recently shipped to the site, the crew observed tears in the wire jacket of the new cable still on the spool with exposed...

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November Good Catch Award

November Good Catch Award

The November Good Catch Winner goes to the Koontz Substation Maintenance Crew led by Philip Biggers. While inspecting the bus system, the crew found 2 welds that had failed and completely broke out. The crew fixed the broken welds and inspected the remainder of the...

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Ft. Randall Transformer Replacement project

Ft. Randall Transformer Replacement project

The involved removing and responsibly disposing of three single-phase 115kv transformers and nine single-phase 230kv transformers. In their place, we installed one three-phase 115kv transformer and three three-phase 230kv transformers. Koontz Electric Co. Inc. removed...

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2022 National AGC Safety Award

2022 National AGC Safety Award

Koontz Electric was honored to receive the 2022 National AGC Safety Award at the Arkansas AGC Annual Meeting on November 9. This award is presented to companies who excel at safety performance and are evaluated against their peers on a national level using...

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October Good Catch Award

October Good Catch Award

The October Good Catch Winner goes to the Koontz Testing Services Crew led by Kevin Hare. The crew was preparing to begin work on an advanced electrical transportation system and was told by the owner/customer the system had been locked-out, tagged, and de-energized....

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September Good Catch Award

September Good Catch Award

The September Good Catch Winner goes to Zach Andrews's crew working in Oklahoma. On September 11th the crews received a clearance to begin work. After completing Koontz required safety and verification checks, it was discovered the feeders they received a clearance...

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August Good Catch Award

August Good Catch Award

The August Good Catch Winner goes to the USACE Norfork, AR Crew. On August 8, crew members were having several breakers locked out to replace the wire associated with those branch circuits. Crew members inspected the position of the breakers before placing their lock...

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July Good Catch Award

July Good Catch Award

The July Good Catch Winner goes to Zach Andrews and his OG&E Crew. On July 10th Zach and Cory were walking the substation and heard an arcing sound. They noticed the exit feeder was melted and 30’ of the distribution line had dropped and was arching off the guy...

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May Good Catch Award

May Good Catch Award

The May Good Catch Winner goes to the Entergy Cave City Crew. On May 12, the crew was peer-checking connections made the day before and noticed a cracked lug. After a brief investigation, it was concluded the lug was faulty. This “Good Catch” prevented the potential...

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