About Us

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History

100% dedicated to the Powerline Sector, CSI is the 15 year old leader in Powerline Workforce Assignment. Our visionary team pioneered the industry, our expansive network and unique co-employment approach keeps CSI at the forefront.Contractors that partner with CSI benefit from access to thousands of highly-skilled powerline workers.Employees that work at CSI benefit from access to hundreds of exciting assignments and career development opportunities with North America’s leading powerline contractors.

What We Do

5KV – 500KVElectric Transmission, Distribution, and SubstationsOverhead and UndergroundConstruction and MaintenanceStorm Response

Safety

Safe behavior is the lifeline of our workforce, and the workforce is our lifeblood at CSI. Our industry leading performance reflects CSI’s unwavering commitment to the safety of employees, customers, and the public. In conjunction with our customers, CSI utilizes today’s most comprehensive and advanced T&D safety practices and programs available. Our most important objective is making Safe Behavior the cultural trait that Defines CSI Powerline’s extensive Workforce.

Diversity & Inclusion

Our diverse workforce, in the office and the field, proves CSI’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. While our team epitomizes diversity, we share the common trait of working hard, and a common goal of being the best at what we do.We proudly support our affiliate company and Woman Owned Business (WOSB/WBE), High Voltage Powerline Inc.

Our Team

Phil Panek President/CEO
Phil is a seasoned Senior Executive with over 25 years of proven success in sales, marketing, business development, and executive management. He has extensive experience managing the end to end operations, including the design, implementation and on-going management of cutting edge business concepts. He holds a BS in Business Management from Arizona State University, and is a former leader in the nation’s real estate market. Phil’s visionary leadership and implementation of CSIs unique co-employment approach forged CSIs course as the industry leader.
LUKE Faxon Chief Operations Officer
Luke has 15+ years of recruiting and business development experience; including 8 years of experience in the power line industry.  He brings industry knowledge, a proven track record of success and a can-do attitude to the CSI Team.  Originally from Oregon he graduated from Bellevue University in Omaha, Nebraska with a BA in Sports Management and was a 2-time All American pitcher for the baseball team.
Ann Sanders Director of Finance
For more than five years Ann has filled a vital role at CSI as the leader of all accounting functions. She graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in Professional Accounting/Business Administration. Before joining our team she spent many years in the wholesale beverage distribution industry, as well as lumber and plastics manufacturing. She has two wonderful children and a grandchild that she loves spending time with. She enjoys travel, home improvement projects, four wheeling, and walking her dog. Her constant dedication, focus, and attention to detail are key to CSIs success and continued growth
Derek Adler Recruiter
For more than three years Derek has been providing crucial manpower for CSI. Before joining our team he spent many years in the recruiting industry.  Initially specifying in the IT sector and since has moved on to high voltage manufacturing and maintenance. He has his hands full with three incredible children at home and one more on the way.  He adores spending time with his amazing family, camping and seeing the beautiful Arizona landscape.
Al Recruiter
Over the last 3 years, Albert has been a senior recruiter with CSI Powerline. He is originally from Inglewood California and moved to Arizona for a better life and new opportunity with school and sports. He attended Mesa Community College with a scholarship for football and a love for music. Before joining CSI, Albert worked in auto finance for 5 years. He enjoys going fishing and spending time with his beautiful wife and loving kids. His communication skills, consistent dedication, hard work and unique outlook to situations are key to why he is a valuable part of CSI Powerline.
Cheyenne Degraff Recruiting Manager
Driven by achievement, Cheyenne started her first company at the age of 12 as a swim instructor. Then she became a PAC-12 all academic swim star while obtaining a BS in Marketing at Arizona State University. Her entrepreneurial spirit, natural leadership ability, and competitive drive serve her well at CSI. She leads the recruiting team and manages the recruiting business processes , while constantly engaged with her team, candidates, employees, and customers.