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June 9, 2022

Storm Safety: Protecting Your Business

Sudden storms can endanger your staff, damage your building and interrupt operations. While safety is your first order of business, you also want to minimize building damage and get back in business quickly. To protect your employees and your business, it’s important to keep ahead of the storm and develop an emergency action plan. Storm preparedness These steps should help keep your staff and building safe from harm in the event of a storm: Create an emergency action plan that includes evacuation procedures, contact information for local first responders and emergency contact information for all employees. Put together an emergency...

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August 16, 2021

Richard Promoted to Manager of Safety & Construction

Pioneer is very pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Richard to Manager of Safety and Construction effective August 16, 2021. Matt joined Pioneer in May of 2006 as a Lineman Trainee. In September of 2010, he was promoted to First Class Lineman. Matt took on the role of Lineman First Class Service in September of 2017, operating as a one-man service truck during the day. Matt has a great track record regarding safety performance with only one recordable injury in his career, which was over a decade ago. In addition, Matt has an excellent driving record with zero vehicle...

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June 9, 2021

McClay Promoted to Director of Operations & Safety

Steve McClay has become part of the management team of Pioneer Electric Cooperative with his recent promotion to Director of Operations and Safety. In this position, he will be responsible for all aspects of the co-op’s operations and safety functions. Steve first joined Pioneer in 1998 as a groundman trainee and became a first class lineman in 2002. During his career he has taken on greater responsibility and challenges on the path to his new appointment. Steve’s leadership abilities, along with his dedication to Pioneer and its members make him an excellent choice for this new role.

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March 13, 2020

Pioneer Electric Sets Plan to Help Protect Members, Employees Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Pioneer Electric Cooperative has been proactively planning for the current COVID-19 situation. The following plans have been put in place effective Tuesday, March 17, for the protection of our members and employees and to help do our part, as requested by Governor Mike DeWine and local and national public health officials, to prevent the spread of the virus. The inside lobbies and drive-thrus of the Piqua and Urbana facilities will be closed. The Piqua kiosk and the Piqua and Urbana drop boxes will remain available for payments. Pioneer’s Annual Meeting on March 28 has been postponed. Non-essential face-to-face meetings and...

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