Conway Corp has announced the promotion of Brent Fason to Safety Coordinator in the Safety and Emergency Management Department.

In his new role, Fason will assist Safety Director Tony Van Pelt in evaluating work environments and providing direction in safety practices, procedures and activities to prevent workplace injuries.

Fason was hired in 2003 in the water department and will celebrate 16 years of service to Conway Corp in June.

Electric Department Promotions

Si Anthony and Lance Heer were promoted to Apprentice Lineman 4, while Trey Brown and Paul Langley were promoted to Apprentice Lineman 2. In addition, Kaleb Barkley was promoted to Apprentice Meterman 2.

The employees are enrolled in a four-year apprentice program to become journeymen linemen and metermen through the Missouri Public Utility Alliance. The program requires classroom, correspondence and hands-on training with monthly and annual exams on electric curriculum. They must attend hands-on immersion skills training workshops including pole climbing, pole top rescue and bucket truck training at the National Utility Industry Training Fund facilities in Kansas City.

“These guys have been valuable members of our department for years,” Electric Distribution System Manager Jim Moore said. “Going through this program is another example of their dedication to the company and our community.”

Anthony and Heer have been with the company since 2013 and Langley started in 2014. Barkley and Brown will celebrate four years with Conway Corp in August.