POWERCOM ELECTRIC & COMMUNICATIONS STAFF

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CHAZ BOWAR

Foreman/Contractor Electrician

Chaz started working at KTCI in July 2001. He attended MTI and graduated in 2009 with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science (Electrical) and came to work for PowerCom, a division of KTCI. 

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In 2008, Trent started at Shep’s Electric in Chamberlain as an electrician. When KTCI purchased Shep’s Electric in April 2018, Trent came along and continues to help with our customers electrical needs in Chamberlain. In addition he also helps with safety and at the warehouse.

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MIKE SCHWARTZ

Journeyman

In 2013, Mike graduated from MTI with a degree in Applied Science and went to work for Shep’s Electric up graduating. When KTCI purchased Shep’s Electric in April 2018, Mike came along and helps with our customers electrical needs in Chamberlain.

Safety/Purchasing Coordinator/Apprentice
Electrician

TRENT JOHNSON

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Josh graduated from MTI with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science (electrical). He worked for DeYoung Electric, LLC in Redfield before coming to work for KTCI in February 2018.

JOSH MCLAIN

Journeyman

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JAKE LONGVILLE

Journeyman Electrician

Jake started as a part-time employee while still in high school in 2010. After graduating in May, he worked for KTC Construction as a Combination Technician. He then attended MTI, graduating in 2014 with an Associate Degree in Applied Science (electrical) and returned to work full-time with PowerCom.

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Hayden worked part-time for the PowerCom division of KTCI while attending MTI to obtain his degree in Electrical. After he graduated, he immediately started working full-time at KTCI in May 2017.

HAYDEN SCHELSKE

Apprentice Electrician

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Carter started in 2015 as a part-time employee. He graduated from Mitchell Tech in May 2021 and is full-time.

CARTER COLLINS

Apprentice Electrician

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He graduated from Lyman High School in May 2022. He will 

attend Mitchell Technical College for electrical construction and graduate in May of 2024. When not at school or working Jacob enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing video games and golfing.

Build Dakota Scholarship
Recipient

JACOB SAZUE

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Gunner started in the PowerCom division on August 1st, he will be located in Murdo and service the surrounding areas. Gunner graduated from White River High School and then went on to complete his electrical trades degree from Western Dakota Tech
in 2019.

Apprentice Electrician

GUNNER PIPER