The UP Companies hired Richard Guinn of Florissant, Missouri as a project assistant in its Power UP electrical division.

With 10 years of industry experience, Guinn comes to The UP Companies from Marine Technology Inc. where he was a maintenance technician.

As project assistant, Guinn is responsible for setting up electrical jobs, entering change orders, coordinating electrical permits and inspections, issuing purchase orders, updating job projection sheets, coordinating employee interviews, closing out documents, and making travel arrangements, among other tasks.

He has an Associate's Degree in Electrical Construction and Design Management from Ranken Technical College in St. Louis, Missouri.