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Founded in 2006

Owner and master electrician, Gil Resto, started GR Electric out of his home with one vehicle in 2006. He built the company with nothing but his determination, passion, drive and the support of his wife, Barbara. Gil’s skill along with his extensive knowledge in electrical code paired with his forward-thinking nature has allowed GR Electric to grow as a reputable family-owned and operated merit shop specializing in commercial and industrial electrical contracting designs and solutions.

Today GR Electric holds a highly regarded reputation for leading the industry in partnering with architects, designers, general contractors and engineers on safe and code-compliant design building plans that exceed client expectations.

Our Team

Core Values

Safety

Education

Affiliates

Awards

Our Team

Our employees are our biggest asset and we provide them an environment that is based on safety, trust, and integrity. GR Electric consists of a team of highly dedicated, educated, working professionals that are recognized within the field as being forward thinkers and innovative leaders in the industry – who each believe that, in doing their own part, they are stronger as a team in maintaining the integrity of our company standards.

Core Values

Every team member at GR Electric shares a common commitment to our five core values: safety, family, education, trust, and integrity. Our company is built on these values and we will continue to manifest them in every way we can. Promoting a higher quality of life for the employee and a higher level of trust in our team members which, compared to our competition, translates to not only providing our customers with a better product, it creates long term valued partnerships.

Safety

GR Electric electricians are equipped to deliver quality electrical solutions for both new and old construction with extensive experience in troubleshooting, repairs, and installations. Our dependable team of professional licensed electricians, continue to receive the latest OSHA safety training and are versed in using and applying the national electrical code. Our company standard is that all field employees are a minimum of OSHA 10 certified and all Journeymen, Foremen, and Project Managers are OSHA 30 certified. In addition to maintaining OSHA certifications, all employees undergo state and federal background checks, and though continuing education and on-site implementation of safety practices GR Electric continues to exceed the industry in meeting and maintaining safety standards.

Education

From the office to field, GR Electric is committed to providing a highly trained and skilled workforce. Our team members are highly skilled, passionate and committed to quality with a reputation for excellence.

Vocational Internship

GR Electric partners with local trade schools in the Lehigh Valley. We give students the hands-on experience and the educational background they need to quickly transition into the workforce. Our internship takes place in a controlled environment, under owner and master electrician Gil Resto. As their mentor, Gil is passionate about working with each student individually on understanding the importance of safety, skills, materials and tools. Our vocational interns leave the program with the intent of entering GR Electric’s Apprenticeship Program knowing how to apply the knowledge learned to the field.

Apprenticeship Program

GR Electric provides eligible candidates a fully paid annual scholarship to attend IEC’s accredited national program. IEC is regarded as among the best in the industry, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor and State Apprenticeship Councils across the country. Our apprentices are given the opportunity in the field to thrive under our team of highly qualified skilled electricians. Our team takes pride in mentoring our apprentices through assisting in advancing their knowledge in safety, skills, materials and tools.

Continuing Education

GR Electric is dedicated to investing in continued education for all of our team members. We provide the latest in safety, skill, and leadership training which gives our team members the knowledge and opportunity to succeed.

Affiliates

Independent Electrical Contractors
Independent Electrical Contractors

Associated Builders and Contractors
Associated Builders and Contractors

International Code Council
International Code Council

International Association of Electrical Inspectors
International Association of Electrical Inspectors

Electrical Association of Philadelphia
Electrical Association of Philadelphia

Awards

  • 2020 ABC Platinum Safety, Training Evaluation Process Award
  • 2019 ABC Diamond Safety, Training Evaluation Process Award
  • 2019 ABC Silver Training, Education and Management AWARD
  • 2018 ABC Silver Safety, Training Evaluation Process Award
  • 2017 ABC Silver Safety, Training Evaluation Process Award
  • 2016 ABC Silver Safety, Training Evaluation Process Award
  • 2016 Top Contractor Largest Electrical Contractors as published in Lehigh Valley Business

"I have traveled extensively for years consulting with 100's of electrical contractors in helping them improve their operations processes. Gil stands out as a contractor and a person that is committed to his customers, business, and family. He works closely with his customers to understand their needs and is constantly searching for innovative ways to ensure every project is successful, on budget, and on schedule. GR Electric is a company of integrity that you can trust and rely on to get the job done right."

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