2204, 2020

The Unsung Heroes – Realizing the Value of “Essential” Workers

April 22nd, 2020|

As we continue to endure the closing of a large part of the U.S. economy, the value of this country’s blue collar community is becoming increasingly evident as they are classified "essential workers". After all, where would we be without the construction workers, grocery store clerks, truck drivers, trash collectors, plumbers and other “essential workers” who remain on the job throughout this pandemic? It is high time that Americans realize [...]

1704, 2020

Safety on the Job – Managing through the Coronavirus

April 17th, 2020|

With the global outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), safety has taken on a new meaning.  Grade Tech is known in the power industry not just for our outstanding work, but for putting the safety of our crews, our business partners and the surrounding communities above all else. We do everything in our power each and every day to provide a safe, accident-free and injury-free work site.  In addition to implementing [...]

904, 2020

Rory Hall: Dirt and Hard Work Are in his Blood

April 9th, 2020|

They say what we do for a living defines us. After all, we spend at least one third of our adult lives – or 90,000 hours on average - at work. So, it would naturally follow that to live your best life, you need to find a career that not only pays the bills, but fulfills you and gives you a sense of purpose. For Rory Hall, that sense of [...]

1703, 2020

GradeTech Team Attends ConExpo Construction Tradeshow

March 17th, 2020|

The entire GradeTech team recently attended ConExpo Con/Agg, North America’s largest construction trade show. The event, which was held last week at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada, was an opportunity for the GradeTech team to learn about the latest equipment advances and newest technology applications in the industry. It also served as a retreat for the team, giving them the opportunity to step away from everyday activities and spend [...]

1003, 2020

Old Meets New at Grade Tech

March 10th, 2020|

In today’s world, equipment and technology advance at the speed of light, or so it seems. Many modern excavating and construction machines contain technology that makes them smarter and more efficient than their predecessors. Advanced grade control systems, onboard weighing systems, drones and other modern equipment can provide precision and speed at reduced costs. As the equipment continues to advance, however, the tradesmanship (or the building of skills) is becoming [...]

1802, 2020

Rad Canyon BMX Track Build – Giving Back To The Community

February 18th, 2020|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNYwTlFoD-c   For the last couple of months Grade Tech Power Services has been helping Rad Canyon BMX build the indoor track for their races at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park and Event Center in South Jordan Utah. Rad Canyon BMX builds a track for the kids to race on every other weekend throughout the winter. Grade Tech Power Services has donated many hours of labor and equipment [...]

602, 2020

Top Technology Gets the Job Done at Grade Tech

February 6th, 2020|

Technology is everywhere and it continues to work its way into every area of our lives. Whether you ask Alexa for the weather report each morning, do your banking from your smart phone or have your packages delivered by a drone, you have seen the advantages that advanced technology can bring to a variety of everyday tasks. Technology streamlines processes, ensures accuracy and, in essence, makes life easier. The same [...]

2901, 2020

Heavy Equipment – We’ve Come a Long Way

January 29th, 2020|

Heavy equipment has come a long way over the past several decades. While the equipment went basically unchanged for a hundred years or so, the industry has seen great advancement of late. Although the basic concept of how the machines work has not changed much, today’s machines have more power and utilize modern technology to get the job done accurately and efficiently. The evolution of the equipment enables good, experienced [...]

2101, 2020

New Look, Same Commitment to Quality, Safety and Teamwork

January 21st, 2020|

Grade Tech Power Services Launches New Website We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new Grade Tech Power Services website! Our look has changed, but our core values remain the same – we are committed to quality, safety and teamwork! Our new website provides an enhanced experience for our power industry clients, job seekers and anyone looking to learn more about Grade Tech Power Services. It features [...]

1712, 2019

Developing a Trade Mentality

December 17th, 2019|

When it comes to building a career at Grade Tech, or in any of the trades for that matter, opportunities are abundant if you a trade mentality. In this computer age in which nearly all children are encouraged to go to a four-year college, skilled labor is suffering. The prevailing idea that you can only have a good career or make good money by sitting behind a desk is [...]