In 2012, Ryan Erion started working as an apprentice electrician with Collins Electrical Company, Inc. (CECI), a year after completing the 54th Fire Academy at Butte College. He rose through the ranks at Collins Electrical by putting in a lot of effort and dedication. Before taking on the role of Branch Manager, he held several positions, including those of Apprentice, Journeyman, Foreman, Estimator, and Estimating Manager. At CECI, he has been significantly involved in or in charge of many projects.
Prior to joining the Corporate office in 2019, Ryan worked as a Foreman on the UC Merced 2020 project, where he led crews in many student housing buildings. Following that, he held positions in the Corporate Estimating department, starting as an Estimator and eventually becoming an Estimating Manager. During this time, he was responsible for preparing bids for various projects, such as Faraday Future, Niagara STK4, Amazon Big Bird, and the Modesto Courthouse.
As of January 2023, Ryan was promoted to the role of Metro Branch Manager. In this capacity, he oversees the daily operations of the Metro Branch, represents the branch in communications, and is involved in all stages of project pursuit, bidding, management, and closure.
What is your favorite destination? Maui is heaven on earth.
Surprising skill? I grew up playing the Drums, I am pretty rusty when I get
on a set now though.
Favorite quote? Words to live by? “Handle business” credit to Scott Taylor
Favorite TV show/channel? NFL Football
Favorite sports team? 49ers
Coolest project you have ever worked on? As a Foreman UC Merced 2020,
I was surrounded by great people, and we accomplished so much in the 3
years I was out there.
Why do you think people like working at CECI? I think the people who
enjoy working here feel a sense of pride and a real friendship with other
Favorite company core value? Family