CCPS x Skills USA

CCPS teamed up with Skills USA Computer Programming students of Paso Robles High School, CA for an open house. The aim was to show students real-life applications of the programming languages they’re learning and get a sense of what a working programmer’s job entails. It was an incredible day!

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Commute Time Must-Haves

It's no secret that being in the trades often involves a fair amount of travel or a hefty commute to jobs. We at CCPS are no stranger to this road warrior world and over the years developed a solid list of essential things to keep your drive productive, mindful, and most of all positive. Need some drive time solutions?

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The Importance of the NFPA 70E in Building Safety

Electricity powers almost every aspect of our world, and we couldn’t live without it, but for those who have to work in close proximity to energized parts, it proves an extremely dangerous aspect of their careers. In fact, in the two decades between 1992 and 2012, there were 6,000 fatal electrical injuries and a further 30,000 nonfatal injuries, and those working in construction and maintenance occupations make up the majority of these numbers.

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Thinking about starting your own company? These 3 things helped me take the leap

I was 35 years old. I just accepted a job as an account executive for a great company, with a high salary, in an amazing market. It was great for where I was at that time in my life, but it wasn’t what I was meant to do. So you want to start your own company but you have all kinds of questions, doubts, fears, and reservations? I get it. That is exactly where I was 3 years ago….


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CCPS Corporate Wellness Program Takes Shape

CCPS and The Lab personal training gym in Paso Robles teamed up to create a special wellness program for CCPS’s employees. CCPS looks to enhance its company’s overall health and well-being with specially tailored workout programs for each employee. The program looks to enhance overall work/life balance and provide long-lasting benefits that aren’t always top of mind for employers.

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Wineries and Utility Power; a Vital Relationship in a Successful Business

On October of 2017, our company was deployed to a natural disaster, providing generator power and generator fueling services to people in need because of no utility power. We're speaking specifically about the fires that ravaged Northern California. This is obviously a huge tragedy, and we don’t want to take away from the huge amount of loss people have experienced, or the numerous deaths that have occurred as a result…

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Are Your Control Panels Safely Labeled?

Sometimes the smallest details should be our biggest priorities. Achieving compliant identification and safety labeling on general-use industrial control panels is key in running a safe, efficient facility. The NEC, NFPA, and OSHA have standards or regulations that we must adhere to. It’s important that these printed labels and identification materials for industrial control panels are legible and can handle environmental stress.

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Powering the Palm Springs Ariel Tram

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is a California destination that is a modern engineering feat. It is ten-minute ride and 8,516-foot ascent to the Mt. San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness Area. From there, visitors can explore the rugged landscape, escape the heat of the valley floor, visit the local museum or even camp. This is a one-of-a-kind destination in the heart of Southern California that CCPS was honored to provide back up power for.

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Do I need back up power?

When I tell my friends and family what I do for a living the conversation almost always go to a place where they ask me the question- “Do I need backup power?”  Or they will say something like- “I’ve thought about getting a generator.”  Of course the sales guy in me wants to always answer “Yes you ABSOLUTELY need backup power” but the reality is, as much as I really want to sell something to someone, not everyone NEEDS backup power

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