Power-Tech Engineers receives a commemorative plaque from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

July 6, 2014

LOS ANGELES, California--(June 26,2014)--Power-Tech is recognized as a succesful contractor as a continuous service provider to the City of Los AngelesVictor M. Rojas in receipt of plaque, presented by LADWP’s Director of Supply Chain Services, Gwendolyn W. Williams.

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Power-Tech Engineers was recognized as a valued Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) during a ceremony that celebrated the great diversity and high quality work of the city’s contractors and  suppliers. Power-Tech was one of only four suppliers recognized for their decades of delivering the highest quality work and service and unwavering commitment to equal opportunity and diversity through their inclusive subcontracting and hiring for the Department.

Power-Tech Engineers has provided continuous professional engineering services to LADWP customers for over 14 years. Currently, the engineering firm serves as a prime contractor to LADWP, conducting professional and technical activities for the testing of capital projects throughout the entire power system. Power-Tech is certified by the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Contract Administration as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and is a Community Business Enterprise (CBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) as well.

Founded in 1992 by a group of former electrical utility engineers, Power-Tech Engineers is a multi-disciplinary engineering company providing services in the areas of power generation, transmission, substations, and distribution. It has distinguished itself among the Southern California utilities as a major provider of a multitude of engineering services. The company’s service clientele also includes large and small water and electric utilities in California, Nevada, Florida, Canada and Latin America.

Company President Victor M. Rojas was on hand to receive the award on behalf of the company. In a written statement, Mr. Rojas expressed his gratitude to LADWP and its management team. “I would like to thank the Los Angeles Water and Power for this distinction of being a successful service provider, for all the business opportunities they have given us throughout the years as a prime contractor and subcontractor to the Department, making it possible that our business prosper and grow. I would also like to express our appreciation to the Department and the City of Los Angeles for their efforts to reach out to small and minority business enterprises, ensuring their participation in all the business opportunities offered by the City.”

The ceremony, held on June 26, 2014 at LADWP's John Ferraro Building's outdoor dining terrace, also honored local civil rights pioneers and was followed by a Supplier Diversity Fair for Women, Minority, Veteran and Small Business Vendors, which provided contract and networking opportunities to representatives from various enterprises.