WHO WE ARE

Blackwater Electric Company, Inc. is proud to serve industrial, commercial, and government clients with full-service, licensed electrical contracting services. Through hard work and a commitment to providing first-class products and services to our customers, we’ve grown from a home-based operation to our current corporate offices in Chesapeake, Virginia and satellite facilities in Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point, North Carolina.

OUR VISION

Maintain our lead in the electrical services industry by using the most innovative technologies and management practices, and performing at our best for every project.

OUR MISSION

Always deliver customized electrical and communication services that are of the highest quality and within budget.

OUR VALUES

Work mindfully and always uphold our faith-based values of honesty, integrity, perseverance, and humility.

OUR TEAM

We’ve assembled an expert staff of the best in the electrical engineering and technician field – they efficiently and effectively solve problems.

Executive Management

Kimberly-Hart-President-and-owner
President

KIMBERLY HART

David-Hart-Sr-Vice-President-and-owner
Senior Vice President

DAVID HART

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Vice President

PHILLIP JAMES

Ryan-Helvig-Corporate-Controller
Corporate Controller

RYAN HELVIG

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Vice President

TOM SHERWIN

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Alison-Dudkiewicz-Project-Manager
Project Manager

ALISON DUDKIEWICZ

Brandon Smith - Project Manager
Project Manager

BRANDON SMITH

Cody-Hart-Project-Manager
Project Manager

CODY HART

Eric-Davis-Communications-Superintendent
Communications Superintendent

ERIC DAVIS

Gary-Smoak-Communications-Manager
Manager - Communications Division

GARY SMOAK

Jamie-Espino-Project-Manager
Project Manager

JAMIE ESPINO

Katie-Gillespie-Senior-Project-Administrator
Project Manager

KATIE GILLESPIE

Matt-Yonka-Senior-Project-Manager
Project Manager

MATT YONKA

Neal Thigpen - Utility Supervisor
Utility Supervisor North Carolina

NEAL THIGPEN

ron-hartman
Project Manager

RON HARTMAN

ESTIMATING

David-Sobota-Estimating
Estimator

DAVID SOBOTA

Mike-Horton-Estimator
Estimator

MIKE HORTON

AP/Payroll/Administrators

Brandi-Holliday-Administrative-Assistant
Administrative Assistant

BRANDI HOLLIDAY

Candi-Elder-Payroll-Administrator
Payroll Administrator

CANDI ELDER

Shelley-Sweitzer-Accounting-Department
Accounts Payable

SHELLEY SWEITZER

WAREHOUSE

Richard-Clark-Warehouse-Manager
Warehouse Manager

RICHARD CLARK

COMPANY HISTORY

Since entering the electrical services industry, owners Kimberly and David Hart have continually expanded their contracting services to be on the forefront of technological advancements and sophisticated energy management. They’ve worked diligently to ensure Blackwater Electric delivers the same level of high-quality standards and client satisfaction as when they started the business.

Timeline

2020
April

BLACKWATER BUILDS NEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

Blackwater Electric deepens its roots in Chesapeake by constructing a new corporate office in the Oakbrooke Business & Technology Park.
2019
April

BLACKWATER’S REPUTATION SPREADS

Blackwater Electric is featured in Construction In Focus magazine, which guides readers to: industry developments, new technologies, supporting businesses and amazing communities. https://www.constructioninfocus.com/2019/06/26/ready-to-get-the-job-done/
2018
April

BLACKWATER ELECTRIC AND RQ CONSTRUCTION TEAM UP

Blackwater Electric is awarded a large project at Naval Station Norfolk via the RQ-Blackwater Joint Venture.
2017
April

CELEBRATING A QUARTER OF A CENTURY

Blackwater Electric celebrates its 25th Anniversary of serving the Mid-Atlantic region and 500,000 man-hours without a loss-time incident.
2016
April

PLANNING A GREAT YEAR

Blackwater Electric focuses on enhancing and fine-tuning business leadership skills, expertise, and knowledge—while providing the highest quality of craftsmanship.
2015
April

HERE WE GROW AGAIN

Blackwater Electric consistently secures large, quality projects affording sustainable growth. This year also marks the expansion of our communications strategy.
2014
April

WALLOPS ISLAND NOAA RENOVATION

Blackwater Electric achieves a new level of job size and responsibility with the completion of work for the NOAA site, which is integral for meteorological satellite data throughout the US.
2013
April

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF SERVICE

Blackwater Electric celebrates 20 years of serving the electrical and telecommunications needs of government and commercial clients in Virginia and North Carolina.
2012
April

ADDING TELECOMMUNICATIONS, DATA & SECURITY

Blackwater Electric expands its offerings for government and commercial clients to include telecommunications, data and security.
2011
April

EXPANDING OUR TERRITORY & FUNCTIONALITY

Blackwater Electric earns licensing in North Carolina and opens a new location to serve the Cherry Point-Southeast region. Additionally, the Company is awarded the light rail’s maintenance contract by Hampton Roads Transit.