President and Co-Owner, has 57 years of diverse electrical contracting experience. Four years prior to the inception of Placer Electric, Dick was co-owner of Redwood City Electric Incorporated in the San Francisco Bay Area. His previous experience, prior to 1974 includes positions of superintendent, project manager, estimator, foreman and journeyman. He was consultant and installing contractor on the MJB Coffee Plant in Union City, Japan Air Lines Communications and World Wide Reservations Center in San Francisco, United Grocers Data Processing Facility in Oakland. Nolgeberg has been working for Kaiser Permanente since his career began. He has been instrumental in the development of automated electronic and micro-processor manufacturing for clients such as NEC Electronics America, Hewlett Packard and IBM.
Dick has been active in the EGIA, the Electric and Gas Industry Association of San Francisco, NECA, the National Electrical Contractors Association in San Mateo County and SECA the Sacramento Electrical Contractors Association. He has served as National Vice-President for District 9 of the National Electrical Contractor Association, Bethesda Maryland. He has served on the NECA National Government Affairs Committee and has been lobbying in Washington DC, for an improved environment for the industry.
Nolgeberg is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Sacramento Chapter of NECA. He is a member of the joint NECA/IBEW Labor Negotiation Committee and a trustee on the IBEW/NECA Apprenticeship and Training Committee. He is also a member of the IAEI, International Association of Electrical Inspectors and the IES, Illuminating Engineering Society, where he has won numerous awards for Lighting Design Energy Conservation and Management.