Meet Kevin Hartnett
Vice President, Laser Electric, Inc.
Kevin’s electrical career started in 1973. He has completed 2-year Marine Electrician/Electronics Training at National Steel & Shipbuilding San Diego; and a 4-year Union Construction Electrical Apprenticeship Training Program. He graduated as San Diego Electrical Apprentice of the Year in 1979. He also served as Union Electrical Apprenticeship Instructor for four years.
Kevin worked as an Electrical Foreman/General Foreman for several large industrial projects as a union member.
Kevin started Laser Electric in 1987 as a merit shop focused on safety, quality, integrity and employee training & internal opportunities.
Until 2000, Kevin handled all estimating, sales, project management, payroll, and accounting. The company grew to $15M in revenue by 2015 with a very steady customer base and employee retention. Revenue is expected to be $40M in 2023 with 150 employees.
Kevin joined ABC San Diego in 1994 and has served on the Electrical Unilateral Apprenticeship Committee for 20 years. He helped form the Electronic Systems Technician (EST) Apprenticeship Program 10 years ago and has served on the EST Unilateral Apprenticeship Committee since then. He has served as an ABC San Diego Training Trustee for over 10 years and Chair of Training Trust for four years.
Electronic & Telecom Systems (ETS)
Titan Fire protection