BUILDING POWERFUL CONNECTIONS SINCE 1964

WHO WE ARE

Our Vision

Building Powerful Connections

Our Mission

We are committed to be the safest, most innovative heavy electrical contractor, relentlessly pursuing value for the customer through superior teamwork.

Core Competencies

Act with Integrity

Build Quality

Create Value

Drive Innovation

Execute Safely

ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 is a quality standard that requires a company to document, maintain and audit company processes that impact the quality of their products or services to their customers. Rural Electric was registered as an ISO 9001 company in 2005 and has applied this quality standard to all of our operations.

Company History

Original Logo

1964

Rural Electric is Founded

Founded by Bill St. Couer, the company primarily performs residential and service work throughout the East Valley.

1977 New Owners of Rural Electric

1977

New Owners!

Rural Electric is purchased by Roger & Judy Bieberdorf.

first aviation project

1979

First Airport Lighting Project

Rural Electric completes first airport lighting project at Phoenix Air National Guard, Papago Facility – East/West Runway.

Rural Electric Inc.

1979

Rural Electric Becomes Incorporated

In December, Rural Electric is incorporated as a C Corporation.

Rural Electric Bike Path Lighting

1981

Scottsdale Indian Bend Wash Bike Path

The company performs its first big underground project, a park lighting project at the Scottsdale Indian Bend Wash Bike Path.

California

1988

Rural Electric Licensed in California

Rural Electric obtains contractor’s license in the State of California.

Rural Electric Hired at Salt Lake International Airport

1995

Rural Electric Awarded First $1M+ Project

The company is awarded the FAA Navaids for 16R/34L at Salt Lake International Airport.

manufacturing

1996

Manufacturing Division

Rural Electric starts designing and manufacturing many FAA listed products.

Texas Project

1996

First Texas Project Completed

Rural Electric completes Randolph AFB’s Runway Lighting Rehab located in Texas.

Colorado

2001

Rural Electric Licensed in Colorado

Rural Electric obtains electrical contractor’s license in the State of Colorado.

Texas

2004

Rural Electric Licensed in Texas

Rural Electric obtains electrical contractor’s license in the State of Texas.

Nevada

2004

Rural Electric Licensed in Nevada

Rural Electric obtains electrical contractor’s license in the State of Nevada.

Certified ISO Company

2005

ISO 9001 Registered Contractor

Rural Electric becomes a registered ISO 9001 contractor/manufacturer.

Annie and Brett

2006

Annie and Brett Purchase Company

Rural Electric is purchased by Annie Fogerty and Brett Bieberdorf (2nd generation).

Best Civil Project

2007

Southwest Contractor’s Best Civil Project Award

Rural Electric received the Southwest Contractor’s Best Civil Project award for the Phoenix Sky Harbor Taxiway S Reconstruction & Bridge.

Best Transportation Project

2007

Southwest Contractor’s Best Transportation Project Award

Rural Electric received the Southwest Contractor’s Best Transportation Project award for the Camelback Pedestrian Underpass project.

Crescordia Award

2010

Crescordia Award

Rural Electric receives Crescordia Award in Public Works for the Tres Rios Wetlands Construction project.

ENR Best Projects 2011

2011

ENR Award for Best Transportation Project

Rural Electric wins Engineering News Record’s Best Transportation Project for the SR 303 Happy Valley Road, Lake Pleasant Parkway project.

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2011

Rural Electric Licensed in New Mexico

Rural Electric obtains electrical contractor’s license in the State of New Mexico.

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2012

Rural Electric Licensed in Oklahoma

Rural Electric obtains electrical contractor’s license in the State of Oklahoma.

Anniversary

2014

Rural Electric Celebrates 50 Years in Business

From our humble beginnings in 1964, we have come a long way in 50 years.