Who We Are

Marathon is committed to teamwork, innovation and value.

OUR MISSION

Marathon is committed to delivering quality products and services to our customers, while providing a workplace that stresses growth and improvement in the quality of life for all employees.  Our mission is to be the premier provider of electrical contracting services in the Southeastern United States.

Marathon is committed to innovation, teamwork and value.  We deliver quality services that begin with our leadership practices and carry through to our unique work environment and apprenticeship program.

Our People

LEADERSHIP

Personal development and building relationships is essential to the continued quality and innovative services we offer to our customers.  For more information about our leaders, view our Leadership page.

CAREERS

Since its inception in 1987, Marathon has experienced steady, profitable growth, expanding from just 22 employees at the beginning to over 600 employees today.  Our work environment boasts camaraderie, safety, mentoring and personal development.  We are always searching for new employees to join our team.  Check out our Job Openings.

APPRENTICESHIP

Marathon's Apprenticeship School teaches industry standards and company techniques to employees.  This ensures veteran and new employees share in the knowledge of processes, expectations and techniques to deliver a quality product to our customers.  For more information about our apprenticeship program, view the Apprenticeship page.

Our Safety Commitment

PARTNER

Our passion is our belief that everyone is part of our team, from General Contractors to Subcontractors, and together we can effectively prevent incidents through planning and teamwork. We partner with our clients to provide the best possible safety environment for all that are touched by our work.

TRAIN

Marathon provides employees with training, knowledge and resources to safely complete projects.  We believe that all accidents are preventable and continue to place safety excellence at the forefront of our safety culture.​

INDUSTRY LEADER

Marathon has been the recipient of many safety awards over the years such as the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Gold award for safety. We are recognized by the industry for maintaining incident rates that are significantly lower than industry standards.

 
 

Our History

In 1987 three men, Larry Argo, Bobby Bratton and Bill Proctor, set out with a vision to provide quality electrical contracting services at a fair price. That small venture has since become one of the Southeast’s largest electrical contractors.

Since its inception in 1987, Marathon has experienced steady, profitable growth, expanding from just 22 employees at the beginning to approximately 600 employees today.

Our mission is to be the premier provider of electrical contracting services in the Southeastern United States. We are committed to delivering quality products and services to our customers, while providing a workplace that stresses growth and improvement in the quality of life for all employees.

Safety

Nothing we do is so important that it cannot be done safely.

Value

Customer satisfaction is achieved through excellent product and performance.

Craftmanship

We take pride and ownership in our work.

Teamwork

Working together with respect helps us reach our common goals.

Professionalism

We work with dignity, integrity and commitment.

Service

We use our skills to benefit community, customers and colleagues.

Innovation

Every challenge is an opportunity for improvement.

Opportunity

Personal development is essential to our company’s growth.

Our Values

 

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