Go behind the scenes with past IDEAL National Championship competitors as these electricians work on some of the nation's most incredible projects. From Texas Motor Speedway, to Solider Field and more; see how they've mastered their trade and power our world.

Mario Villasenor Wire to Wire

Go behind the scenes with past IDEAL National Championship competitors as these electricians work on some of the nation's most incredible projects. From Texas Motor Speedway, to Solider Field and more; see how they've mastered their trade and power our world.

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NAVY PIER

Get to know Mario Villasenor, head electrician at Chicago's Navy Pier for 26 years in our latest episode of Wire to Wire. Tasked with keeping the lights on at Chicago's iconic Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, every move counts when Mario scales this attraction nearly 200 feet in the air. 

 

 

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Dustin Stelzer | Electrician U

Get to know master electrician Dustin Stelzer, creator of Electrician U, in our latest episode of Wire to Wire. See what attracted him to the trades and how he's helping to educate fellow sparkies through educational content.

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NOREEN BUCKLEY | Bose Center for Performing Arts

This episode of Wire to Wire features 2020 National Competitor, Noreen. Not only is Noreen a seasoned professional, she’s a proud member of Tradeswomen Building Bridges, an organization working to increase female visibility in the trades. Learn more about what initially drew Noreen to a career in the trades.

 

Alex Cook | Hollywood Casino

This Wire to Wire video takes you behind the scenes with Alex, one of our 2020 IDEAL National competitors. Like many electricians, Alex developed his passion for the trades from his father. See how Alex is carrying on his father's legacy while also paving his own way.

 

Erik Brandenburg | Arizona

This Wire to Wire episode goes behind the scenes with Erik, a 2020 National Chamionship competitor who specializes in lighting systems for large resort-style homes. Watch as he installs an LED lighting system that decreases the home's power consumption by 80%.

 

Jeremiah Bibby | Texas Motor Speedway

Jeremiah Bibby, a returning 2019 IDEAL National Championship Professional Competitor shares a behind the scenes look at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, TX, home of Big Hoss, the Guiness World Record holder for largest LED HD Video Board in the world. 

 

Dan Becerra | Apprentice

In this episode, Dan Becerra, a returning 2019 IDEAL National Championship Apprentice Competitor shares how he got into the trade, and talks about the satisfaction he gets from working with his hands doing electrical work in schools.

 

Tom Russell | Soldier Field

In this episode, Tom Russell, Master Electrician at Soldier Field, takes us behind the scenes for a look at what it takes to keep this iconic football stadium lit and comfortable for tens of thousands of guests in both the winter and summer seasons.

 

Brook Thomas | Carver Wind Site

In this episode, we visit the Carver Wind Site in Palm Springs, CA with Brook Thomas, for an inside look at what it takes to maintain 3,500 wind turbines. Brook started his own company specializing in electrical operations and maintenance of wind turbines.  

 

Hector Malagon | Six Flags Magic Mountain

In this episode, Hector Malagon takes us behind the scenes at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Sant Clarita, California, home of the tallest, fastest looping rollercoaster in the world.  Hector and his team manage the electrical maintenance on all 19 rides at the park.

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