Ward Electric Company is the current operations and maintenance provider for Frederick Power & Light, so we thought you might like to learn a little more about them. Established in 2005, Ward Electric Company is a full service powerline contractor specializing in overhead and underground distribution, transmission, substations, fiber optic, storm repair, engineering, staking and work order inspections.
Ward Electric’s Maintenance Foreman for Frederick Power & Light is Tina Conger. This means she is in charge of all new projects and maintenance work orders. We talked to Tina about what she likes about working in Frederick and the ups and downs of her job.
Tina Conger, Frederick Power & Light
Q: How long have you been working in the electric field?
A: Off and on for the past 21 years. I've been with Ward Electric for the past two years.
Q: What's it like working in Frederick?
A: I love it. It's not far from where I live and I am also looking to buy a house in Frederick to be closer yet. I think it's great how many events and other times of entertainment Frederick has throughout the year. You get a little bit of everything here.
Q: What is your favorite thing about your job?
A: I find the people I run into while working are most usually friendly and polite and that most usually puts a smile on my face and I hope it does the same for them.
Q: What is the hardest thing about your job? A: The hardest thing about my job is also the most rewarding, having a busy schedule and being able to organize it and work with others to see it to completion.