Tag Archives: “Joe” Dickey Electric







“Joe” Dickey Electric powers Akron Children’s ER expansion


Driving along Market Street in Boardman, work on Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley has been ongoing for about a year. While still seeing patients, an emergency room expansion project is underway, with “Joe” Dickey Electric running the electrical lines throughout the new space. Going with the flow Kurt Eisenbraun is job foreman for Dickey Electric. […]

"Joe" Dickey Electric junior estimator Alex Birtalan.

LMCC Scholarship recipient learns life-changing detail while working


Throughout high school, Alex Birtalan didn’t want to go to college. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do. I didn’t want to just shoot in the dark” and have loans to pay back later, he said. His father, a sheet metal tradesman, approached Birtalan about joining a trade. “I always remember him saying good […]

Local 573 volunteer stand with their logo.

IBEW Local 573 volunteers power Cortland Street Fair


Energy in Downtown Cortland this past weekend was buzzing, and the community has IBEW Local 573 to thank. Since 2019, the union has volunteered time to help set up and energize the Cortland Street Fair. The latest one was held July 21-23. Mike Reed, a journeyman electrician with “Joe” Dickey Electric, led the process this […]

Jeremy Baltes installs electrical components.

Apprenticeship Week – Jeremy Baltes chooses electrical trade over college


An apprentice with “Joe” Dickey Electric in North Lima, Jeremy Baltes is in his second year of the commercial electrical program with IBEW Local 64 in Youngstown. At 19 years old, he is happy with the decision to pursue a career in the electrical industry, even though he was on the path to go to […]

Eric Carlson and Dave Dickey of "Joe" Dickey Electric stand with rooster statues decorated by local artists.

Bird is the word: Dickey Electric, Datacom show support of Canfield Fair through painted rooster fundraiser


Standing proudly to greet the thousands of fairgoers are a flock of bright, proud roosters. Each painted differently, they are part of a fundraising program from both the Canfield Fair Board and Canfield Fair Foundation, both of which Dickey Electric CEO and co-owner Dave Dickey is a past president. The Canfield Fair Foundation has built […]

Eric Carlson at Boy Scouts event

NECA-IBEW Electricians contractor gives keynote at Boy Scouts event


When he was a young boy, Eric Carlson stood at the top of Stambaugh Stadium in Youngstown, viewing the city and beyond. Looking back, it was that memory that sparked his interest and passion in electricity. “I remember standing on the top, looking over the city at what was being built,” Carlson said. Carlson is […]

rescue mission jobsite

Job satisfaction x10; Rescue Mission takes shape with Dickey Electric on board


Part of the attractiveness of the building trades profession is the sense of pride you get from bringing blueprints to life and actually creating something tangible. Take a drive around town with an electrician and watch them beam when you pass a building they had a hand in constructing. Then multiply that emotion by 10 […]

NECA-IBEW awards two scholarships to children of Local 64 members


Two applicants for the Youngstown LMCC’s sponsored scholarship went home winners this academic year. It’s the first time in the short history of the organization’s funding of a Youngstown State University $1,000 scholarship that it was awarded to more than one student. “There were two candidates whose applications rose to the top and the committee […]

Applicants sought for YSU scholarship


Applications are being accepted now through May 1 for the Mahoning Valley LMCC Scholarship through the Youngstown State University Foundation. Eligible applicants include IBEW Local 64 members and employees of signatory electrical contractors in the Mahoning Valley, and their families. Preference is given to applicants pursuing degrees related to the electrical industry. “I was a […]