On the Job With Steve Del Guidice, 3E Power Services Ltd.

For Steve Del Guidice of 3E Power Services Ltd., a successful career in the electrical industry was never a question. It was only a matter of when. Del Guidice has been in the trade for over 30 years, first as an electrical engineering technician and then later, as a 309D electrician. He has held his Master Electrician’s license since 2006, and he currently specializes in construction and maintenance of high voltage installations and distribution systems.


Del Guidice works at 3E Power Services Ltd., which is owned and operated by Ken Edwards. This connection is unique because Edwards was mentored by Del Guidice back in 1998 when he hired him at Tiltran Services. Because of their strong connection 3E thrives and enjoys its successes in the commercial, industrial, utility, and renewable energy sector both in Elgin and across Ontario.


3E gives back to its community by donating the labour needed to help power the local Relay for Life fundraiser each year. Edwards also plays a big role in supporting OEL’s Elgin and District chapter with their events and meetings, and with Del Guidice’s role on the Masters Examining Committee (MEC) - a subcommittee that advises the Electrical Contractor Registration Agency Advisory Council (ECRA) at ESA.


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New appointment for Cornwall's Bergeron

Cornwall Standard Freeholder

Cornwall's Ron Bergeron has been appointed to the Electrical Contractor Registration Agency (ECRA) Council.

Bergeron, a board member of the Ontario Electrical League (OEL), is one of four contractors who represent 7,770 Licensed Electrical Contractors (LEC) and 12,900 Master Electricians (ME) in Ontario.

Bergeron is also a member of the Standard-Freeholder's community editorial board.

"This appointment means Ron will be integrally involved with the licensing systems, as it pertains to licensed electrical contractors, in Ontario," said Huong Nguyen, manager-communications and marketing with the Ontario Electrical League.

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OEL's 2016 Electrical Industry Conference

For decades, the OEL has been hosting an annual electrical industry conference, with the objective to bring our members from across the province together in a three-day professional development opportunity.

Over the course of this event, delegates had the chance to network with colleagues and catch up with old friends from across the province, and from across the industry. Electrical contractors, distributors, manufacturers, industry experts, dignitaries, and more were on hand to share their knowledge, and welcome the OEL to the Elgin and District area.

This conference also gave us the opportunity to honour and recognize some of our most outstanding members. Congratulations to the following individuals. 

Richard Cullis Leadership Award of Distinction: Louie Violo

Hall of Fame Inductees: Ross Whalls, Patrick Carroll and Peter Koolen

Electrical Inspector of the Year: Dwight Dyke

Shocking Shots photo contest winner: Brian Scheele

New President's: Luke Bogdanovic of Essex, Rick Charron and Gord Kemp of Ottawa

Please see below for a highlight into this year's conference. 

2016 EIC St. Thomas (Elgin and District)



Next year, the OEL will be celebrating it's 95th anniversary.

Click below for more information and save the date for May 3-6, 2017.