Family Owned and Operated
Greg Long, an electrician since 1979, established Long Electric Company in 1990. Long Electric offers electrical services specializing in Commercial and Industrial construction to include maintenance, modernization, and new construction. Greg has seen the company grow from a small public works based electrical contractor to one of the premier electrical contractors in the Bay Area. Greg is not only dedicated to the improvement of Long Electric Company but also invests a great deal of effort into bettering the electrical industry as a whole, through his involvement in Electrical Industry Associations:
- Currently serving as President of the Northern California Chapter of NECA
- Recently appointed as District 9 Political Leadership Council (PLC) Chair
- Currently Chairman of the Solano-Napa Electrical Contractors Trust
- Active member of Electri International and Former Council Chair 2015-2016
- Inducted into The Academy of Electrical Contracting in 2018
- Member of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)
Director of Operations
As the Director of Operations, Tom oversees the daily operations of the company. Tom has acted in several roles for Long Electric ranging from Project Manager to working as a summer helper on projects as a teenager. Along with Long Electric responsibilities, Tom is also a member of the Solano/Napa County Joint Apprenticeship Training Center (JATC) committee. The JATC Committee is responsible for reviewing all apprenticeship applicants, selecting the current year’s class, as well as meeting with the training director to provide oversight of the local electrical apprenticeship program. Tom is also an active member of the Northern California Chapter’s Future Leaders of NECA group. Tom enjoys exercise, attending sporting events, playing golf, and coaching Little League.
In the U.S., electrical contracting is an industry valued at over $171 billion annually, made up of over 70,000 electrical contracting firms employing over 650,000 electrical workers.
NECA members are electrical contractors who work in all aspects of electrical construction. They set the standard for traditional and integrated electrical systems and lead the industry in the practical application of new technologies. Members offer their clients superior performance and are committed to delivering quality results. NECA contractors are experts at the top of their field. They know the latest technology, take the time to understand a business’s unique needs, and find innovative solutions to meet them. NECA contractors employ the most highly trained and reliable workforce in the industry so your job is done right the first time, on time, and without disrupting your business.
ELECTRI International – The Foundation for Electrical Construction was established in 1989 by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), the voice of the $160 billion electrical construction industry responsible for lighting, power, communication and low-voltage, energy-efficient and sustainable systems in buildings and communities across the United States.
ELECTRI International works to help electrical contractors meet today’s demands and tomorrow’s challenges by funding, conducting, coordinating and transforming research results into meaningful, useful educational and consulting programs and practical publications. On the international scene, the Foundation conducts seminars, briefings and studies on cross-border relationships to encourage business and cultural exchanges among contractors.
The IBEW represents approximately 775,000 active members and retirees who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads, and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because it is among the largest and has members in so many skilled occupations.
As union members, they bargain collectively with employers over wages, benefits, and rights.
The Electrical Training Alliance (previously called NJATC) was created over 70 years ago as a joint training program between the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) aimed at training the best electrical workers the industry has to offer. Today, they have developed into the largest apprenticeship and training program of its kind, having trained over 350,000 apprentices to journeyman status through local affiliate programs.