Aldridge Names New Chief Executive Officers

Aldridge Names New Chief Executive Officers

Aldridge has announced that Steve and Alex Aldridge will lead the company in Co-CEO positions.  

Effective July 1st, Steve and Alex Aldridge have assumed the roles of Chief Executive Officers of the company, a position formerly held by Steve Rivi. Prior to the appointments, Steve and Alex shared responsibilities as Chief Operating Officers and will continue a shared structure as they oversee the direction and future of Aldridge.

Beyond the Bridge: Mark Carani's Story

Beyond the Bridge: Mark Carani's Story

During the summer of 2018, Executive Vice President Mark Carani traveled to Bolivia with other team members to participate in a bridge build for Aldridge’s 2nd Bridges to Prosperity Mission. After finishing the bridge, they discovered another opportunity to help the local people.  Mark shares his story about how a small donation made a big difference…

Meet the Bridges to Prosperity 2019 Team!

Meet the Bridges to Prosperity 2019 Team!

A team of 10 Aldridge employees will be traveling to Bolivia, located in Central South America, late this summer for our third year working with Bridges to Prosperity. This team will help build a footbridge that provides access to critical resources like healthcare, education, and employment and creates a long term positive impact on a local community. To get an idea of the size of the country, view the images below.

Aldridge Invests in Cooling Trailers to Keep Employees Safe

Aldridge Invests in Cooling Trailers to Keep Employees Safe

The safety of all team members, at work and at home, is a top priority for Aldridge. Many of our jobs require working in extreme conditions or potentially dangerous scenarios. Through our safety best-practices, we minimize the risk of exposure to potential hazards and equip our team with the training and resources they need to stay safe.

Aldridge's Steve Rivi at the OSHA Electrical Transmission & Distribution Partnership Renewal Signing

Aldridge's Steve Rivi at the OSHA Electrical Transmission & Distribution Partnership Renewal Signing

Industry stakeholders, including Aldridge CEO Steve Rivi, came together yesterday with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to renew the Electrical Transmission and Distribution Partnership agreement for an additional five years.

Aldridge Represents at Recent Plane Pull Event

Aldridge Represents at Recent Plane Pull Event

A team from Aldridge represented at the recent Plane Pull event, an ultimate tug-of-war competition as teams compete to pull an aircraft 12 feet as quickly as possible. Almost 100 teams participated in the 10th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Plane Pull at O’Hare International Airport.

Enhanced Head Protection for all Aldridge Employees

Enhanced Head Protection for all Aldridge Employees

Aldridge is always looking for ways to improve and better protect our employees. We remain focused on our IIF – Incident and Injury Free commitment. In recent years, through analyzing head injury data in the construction industry, we realized that the hard hat — arguably the most essential piece of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) — has stayed more or less the same for decades.

Aldridge Wins the NECA Project Excellence Award in Transportation and Infrastructure

Aldridge Wins the NECA Project Excellence Award in Transportation and Infrastructure

Aldridge was honored to be chosen as the NECA Project Excellence Award winner in the Transportation and Infrastructure category for our work on the New Washington Wabash CTA Elevated Station for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).

Aldridge attends CEO/Senior Executive Incident & Injury Free (IIF) Forum

Senior level executives from some of the country’s leading construction firms met last week in Orlando to discuss strategies for improving safety in the construction industry.   Ken Aldridge, Chairman of the Board of Aldridge Electric, was among the group of 17 CEO’s participating in the forum.  These leaders are dedicated to eliminating injuries and work throughout the year to create an IIF culture within their organizations.  Twice a year, these leaders come together to share lessons learned and best practices in the journey to being Incident and Injury Free.    

This latest event was hosted by Charlie Bacon of Limbach Mechanical, a founding member of the IIF CEO Forum.  The two days of discussion also included project tours at Disney World and a new high rise hotel under construction in the Orlando area.   

Aldridge is proud to participate in this important industry event and is committed to sustainable improvement in safety. 

Aldridge begins preparation for I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Replacement

Aldridge is gearing up for construction to begin on the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge at our newest project office in Iowa. Scope includes the replacement of the I-74 bridge over the Mississippi River, interchange ramp configurations, and local roadway improvements. Aldridge will perform the entire electrical scope on the project. Find out more about this impressive project at http://i74riverbridge.com/