Jim Bowen Sr. Vice President
James “Jim” E. Bowen is currently Senior Vice President of SERVICE ELECTRIC Company’s (“SEC”) Florida region. Jim got his start in the industry back in 1969 with Commonwealth Electric Companies, Inc., learning various positions including Journeyman Lineman, Foreman, Superintendent and later Project Manager. In 1985, Jim was hired by Dillard Smith Construction Company as Division Manager later being promoted several times to Vice President and Executive Vice President. In 2003, Jim was hired by MYR Group’s subsidiary, The L.E. Myers Co., as District Manager for the southeast region and again promoted up the ranks to Vice President.
Almost a decade later, Jim spearheaded SEC’s entrance into the Florida market in 2012 and played a critical role in increasing SEC’s market share by providing customer education through work demonstrations, presentations, and consulting. Jim also assisted in growing the Energized Services division by participating in trade shows, reaching out to customer contacts, and continual successful project completion. Jim focuses on the Florida operations while advising executive management on other aspects of the business. He has extensive operations and management experience in the electrical construction industry with a career spanning over 50 years from low voltage distribution to 765kV transmission. Jim holds electrical contractor licenses in Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee and is experienced in all types of electrical construction, with heavy emphasis on operations management. Jim’s experience includes the management of multiple construction crews on large complicated projects to ensure projects are completed safely, on time and within budget. In addition to Jim’s management and supervision of construction crews, he also oversees estimating, project management, and overall day to day business operations.