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Why I Work at Knobelsdorff: Meet Shane


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Apr 10 / Categories: The KEI Difference

There are a few long-time employees who’ve played a hand in shaping Knobelsdorff into the company it is today. And when I – or anybody else – talks about how great of a place Knobelsdorff is to work, those employees deserve their share of the credit. Shane is one of those employees.

Are You a Journeyman Electrician? 5 Things to Look for in a Great Job


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Apr 5 / Categories: Careers at KEI

A lot of workplaces can look pretty much the same from the outside looking in. Usually, it's not until you're actually hired that you find out what a company is really like. So, how do you figure out if an electrical company is right for you before you accept the job? Here are five things to look for: 

Why I Work at Knobelsdorff: Meet Mitch


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Mar 28 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Mitch joined the Knobelsdorff team a little over four years ago. The switch helped him shave about thirty minutes off of his daily commute, each way. Working closer to home is great, especially when you have three young kids at home.

We're growing, which means, we're hiring. Interested in joining our team? Apply Now

Video: Why Stacy Works at Knobelsdorff Electric


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Mar 23 / Categories: Careers at KEI

For just about a year, Stacy has been Knobelsdorff Electric's Construction Coordinator. In that short time, she has helped our company grow and been a valuable member of our team. I asked Stacy if she would share a little bit about her experience working with Knobelsdorff Electric. Watch her response here: 

5 Reasons Our Employees Love Their Jobs


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Mar 12 / Categories: Careers at KEI

So, I decided to ask a bunch of our employees to share why they love working at Knobelsdorff Electric. And there were a few things that came up more than once. Here’s a little bit of what they had to say.

Looking for Work? We Have Industrial Electrician Jobs


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Mar 7 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Industrial Electricians at Knobelsdorff Electric work as a member of a team. Depending on the project, they’ll be a certain number of electricians working under the direction of a project manager. And while there is a lot of electrical work going on at Knobelsdorff, each project is different. We work within a variety of industries, and oftentimes, we develop custom electrical solutions for them. Because of this, our electricians regularly have opportunities to learn, develop, and practice new skills.

We're growing, which means, we're hiring. Interested in joining our team? Apply Now

KEI Benefit: Continuing Education for Employees


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Feb 26 / Categories: Careers at KEI

In a lot of jobs, there are two types of continuing education: the stuff you have to do and the stuff you want to do. At Knobelsdorff Electric, we help you with both. Here’s how continuing education works at KEI…

We're Not Just Industrial - 5 More Types of Work We Do


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Feb 21 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Industrial electrical work is where we got our start, but it’s far from the only thing we do. As Knobelsdorff Electric has grown over the years, we’ve expanded our services and the industries we serve. Our employees don’t just do one thing over and over again. They have the opportunity to apply their expertise to new projects and tackle new challenges.

Here’s a look at some of our additional services:

Video: What Makes Knobelsdorff Electric a Great Place to Work 


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Feb 13 / Categories: Careers at KEI

You know how they say a picture is worth a thousand words? What about a video? In order to give you a little something different, we got our President and CEO in front of the camera to share a little bit about why KEI is a great place to work. Check it out...

We're growing, which means, we're hiring. Interested in joining our team? Apply Now

Top 4 Questions about Working at Knobelsdorff Electric Answered


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Feb 8 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Working in Human Resources at Knobelsdorff Electric means I get the opportunity to work with a lot of our applicants before they join our company. I get to let people know more about how we work and what we do, and I get to answer a bunch of questions too. Here are the top four questions I get asked by potential new hires.

What's New at Knobelsdorff Electric in 2018?


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Jan 29 / Categories: Careers at KEI

A lot of things at Knobelsdorff stay the same year over year. For instance, our company is family-owned, family-run, and merit-based. Those things are at the core of who we are, and they do not show any signs of changing. But there will be some newness in the coming year.

If I had to size up what to expect in 2018 in one word, I would choose "Growth."

Why I Work at Knobelsdorff: Meet Aiman


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Jan 25 / Categories: Insider, Careers at KEI

I'd like to introduce you to Aiman, one of our Electrical Design Engineers. Aiman is responsible for developing and designing power distribution processes and lighting processes for the projects we work on. Additionally, she lends her talents to editing plans for our electricians and helping out any way she can.

We're growing, which means, we're hiring. Interested in joining our team? Apply Now

Ready for a Career Change in 2018? Knobelsdorff has Electrical Engineer Jobs!


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Jan 19 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Knobelsdorff is seeking applicants for electrical engineering positions. Below, I've outlined a brief overview of the available engineering positions at our company. Plus, I've included a little bit about us as a company. 

What Does It Mean to be a Project Manager at Knobelsdorff Electric?


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Jan 9 / Categories: Careers at KEI

The Project Managers at Knobelsdorff play an important role in taking our electrical projects from start to finish. They're involved from the design of the initial concept all the way through the execution and sign-off. Due to the continued growth of our company, Knobelsdorff is seeking qualified individuals to join our team as Project Managers.

4 Things We Look for when Hiring a CAD Designer


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Jan 5 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Now, I know it can be difficult to decide where you would (and wouldn't) like to work. Getting a good idea of what a company is like when you're on the outside looking in isn't always easy. Since we have CAD designer jobs currently available at our company, we wanted to give you a clearer picture of what we're looking for, and at the same time give a window into what it's like to work with us.

We're growing, which means, we're hiring. Interested in joining our team? Apply Now

Every Day is Different at Knobelsdorff


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Dec 28 / Categories: The KEI Difference

An exciting workplace is pretty rare nowadays. So many people wake up each day, go to work on autopilot, put in eight hours and head home to spend what little time they have doing the things they actually care about. Because when every day is the same, work can become a routine that doesn't challenge or excite you. 

Why I Work at Knobelsdorff: Meet Brian


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Dec 20 / Categories: Merit Shop

Today, I'd like to introduce you to one of our Journeyman Electricians: Brian. Brian has worked as an electrician for 14 years and has been with Knobelsdorff for the past four years. Prior to joining our team, he was trying out different jobs and not finding a place he really wanted to stick with.

Gain Real-World Experience with an Electrical Apprenticeship Program


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Dec 15 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Apprentice electrician jobs are not all the same. The company you choose for your apprenticeship will have a big impact on how many skills you learn, what your experience in the industry will be and how well-rounded of an electrician you become. 

Here at Knobelsdorff, our electrical apprenticeship program has a reputation for preparing some of the finest electricians in the field. 

We're growing, which means, we're hiring. Interested in joining our team? Apply Now

Do I Need an Apprenticeship to Get an Electrician Job?


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Dec 12 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Individuals who are interested in becoming journeyman electricians need to complete an electrical apprenticeship first. Here's what it takes to become an apprentice, complete your apprenticeship and become an electrician. 

Why I Work at Knobelsdorff: Meet Rich


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Dec 7 / Categories: The KEI Difference

Today, I'll be introducing you to Rich, our Controls Manager. Prior to joining our company, Rich worked as a subcontractor, and he hadn't found a company where he wanted to build his career. But he saw something different at Knobelsdorff.  

Why I Work at Knobelsdorff: Meet Brandon


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Nov 22 / Categories: Merit Shop

Knobelsdorff Electric is a family-owned company. Because of this, we understand how strong and supportive family ties can be, which is why Knobelsdorff employees are family, too. Today, I'd like to introduce you to one of our employees: Brandon, Senior Project Manager.

We're growing, which means, we're hiring. Interested in joining our team? Apply Now

Looking for Electrical Tech or Electrical Engineer Jobs in Minnesota?


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Nov 15 / Categories: Careers at KEI

You don't need to be an electrician to work at Knobelsdorff. We currently have multiple careers available for electrical engineers and electrical techs who have different levels of experience. Whether you are practically trained, a tech school graduate or hold a Bachelor's degree, we have something for you. 

Degrees And Experience Needed for Electrical Tech Jobs


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Nov 6 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Each of the electrical tech and electrical engineering positions we have available at Knobelsdorff require a different level of education and experience. Here's a brief look at what we're looking for from our applicants for each position. 

4 Things that Make Knobelsdorff Electric Different


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Nov 6 / Categories: The KEI Difference

When it comes to industrial electrical work, working at Knobelsdorff is a completely different experience. From the environment we work in, to the advancement opportunities available, I can honestly say I've never seen a place quite like it. If you're looking, we are currently hiring for multiple industrial electrical jobs. If you'd like to know why Knobelsdorff is a great place to work, here are four reasons: 

We're growing, which means, we're hiring. Interested in joining our team? Apply Now

Is an Electrician Job Right for Me?


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Nov 2 / Categories: Careers at KEI

If you're on the lookout for a career with great pay, high demand and long-term security, becoming an electrician might be the right path for you. Industrial electrician jobs are on the rise, and the demand for skilled, hard-working electricians is only expected to grow

How Can I Find Entry-Level Electrical Engineering Jobs?


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Oct 27 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Electrical engineering jobs might look like they're everywhere, but how many of them are entry-level? It can be disheartening to search entry-level electrical engineering jobs only to find positions requiring years of experience on top of formal education and training. But, if you take note of the tips listed below, you can seriously increase your odds.

Knobelsdorff has Jobs for Electricians


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Oct 25 / Categories: Careers at KEI

This company has a strong reputation with our clients and our community for doing excellent work. As that reputation continues to grow, so does our workload. In order to continue meeting current demands and take on new projects, we need to grow our team.

We're growing, which means, we're hiring. Interested in joining our team? Apply Now

Working for a Corporate Company Vs. a Family-Owned Company


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Oct 23 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Regardless of their size or business model, the majority of companies want to hire honest, hardworking people with appropriate, job-related skills. This goes for corporate companies and family-owned companies alike.

Working in a Merit Shop


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Oct 19 / Categories: Merit Shop

A merit shop is known for being based on competition, but what does that really mean? When it comes to industrial electrical jobs, a merit shop comes with a different set of opportunities. Sure, it's not for everyone, but it might be for you. So, what benefits set merit shops apart? Here are three: 

5 Benefits Knobelsdorff Electric Employees' Experience


Author: Brittney Boe / On: Oct 17 / Categories: Careers at KEI

Here at Knobelsdorff, we have great employees. They work hard, have fun and uphold the strong reputation we have in the regions we serve. And because of that reputation, our company is growing. We have more and more clients and customers needing our services, and we need more skilled, hardworking employees on our team.

We're growing, which means, we're hiring. Interested in joining our team? Apply Now

Hearth & Home Technologies Charitable Event


Author: KEI / On: Nov 24 / Categories: Business, Inspiration, Lifestyle

Our congratulations to the Hearth & Home Technologies Charitable Giving Committee for another successful Charitable Golf Event! The September event raised over $17,000 which is being split between The Wounded Warrior Project and Mayo Clinic's Melanoma Research Program for the Minnesota area.

Knoblesdorff Electric Earns National Contruction Safety Designation for 2015


Author: Jonya Pacey / On: Aug 26 / Categories: Safety

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced that Knobelsdorff Electric has achieved the Platinum level of ABC’s prestigious Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) for 2015.