Tradesman of the Month – July 2018
August 3, 2018
By Michael Hopp on Tradesman of the Month
Eddie Hillmann – Tool Box Buzz Tradesman of the Month
We would like to introduce Eddie Hillmann winner for July’s Tradesman of the Month. Eddie is an electrician’s apprentice and a student at Western Dakota Tech Institute for electrical trades. He is a 6 year veteran with the United States Air Force. Thank you for your service! Eddie with only 3 months on the job, is loving his new craft and has landed a summer internship with Freeman’s Electric Service.
The room in the picture was built inside a Fuse Assembly Factory to maintain a temperature of 139 degrees Fahrenheit. The 24 receptacles were wired to their own circuit. Plenty of ½” EMT was installed to carry the wire and 4” square boxes to mount the devices. They installed Cove Heaters; this is a radiant heater that will warm the room to the proper temperature of the company’s specifications.
Eddie has won a Milwaukee Tool North America FUEL M18 Hole Hawg , a TBBPRO shirt & hat, plus Tradesman of the Month stickers.
We would like to thank everyone that signed up in July and continue to encourage all Tradesmen and Tradeswomen to keep entering. This award is for all of you, and we want to celebrate the good work you do and help keep the trades alive. Thank you to Milwaukee Tools
for sponsoring the tool gift package. Remember entering is easy; send us an email
with a picture of yourself, your work, and hash tag #TBBPRO.
Browse through July’s entries below. Enter each month for an awesome tool gift pack and TBBPRO swag!
About the author
Michael Hopp is a registered contractor in the State of Rhode Island. He has been registered for the last 16 years specializing in interior and exterior remodeling, doors and windows.Mike began practicing his trade 25 years ago at William M. Davies Career and Technical High School in carpentry shop. This gave him the opportunity to become an apprentice at Brodeur Window Distributors. Mike continued working at the company for 10 years. During this time he was in charge of the specialty door shop and assisted on service calls.For the last 16 years, Mike has been working as a general contractor in Rhode Island with his company MJH Construction LLC. Even though his background is in doors and windows, his passion is for remodel work.
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