Safety is Paramount at Metronet

“Safety is the beginning of our work day, every day. Every associate and every contractor is a member of our safety team and we are among the best in the industry at protecting health and property.” – John Cinelli, Metronet CEO


Metronet Safety: 100% Different, 100% Award Winning

The safety of community members where we are constructing our networks is of paramount importance to Metronet. Likewise, keeping our crews and associates safe is one of our highest priorities. We have a dedicated safety and quality assurance team which manages a comprehensive safety program focused on construction damage prevention and employee and contractor safety.
SAFETY TRAININGMetronet University: Our Safety Training Facility

At Metronet, we prioritize safety within all our markets. We provide every employee with advanced safety training, and we are continuously improving safety processes and protocols. With our central training facility located in Evansville, Indiana, we ensure that employees receive consistent training to remain diligent and cautious in the field. Metronet University is a state-of-the-art training facility where technicians gain real-world experience in all things related to the installation of Metronet’s 100% fiber-optics. Click on the video to preview the hands-on training our technicians receive.


George Kemp - Ph.D., Vice President of Safety & Quality Assurance

George joined Metronet in October of 2017. With an extensive background in engineering and safety, George was appointed to the Indiana 811 Board of Directors, a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting excavators and operators of underground utilities. He currently serves as the Chairman, where he represents the telecommunications sector on the full board and as a member of the Damage Prevention subcommittee. George is also a member of the Common Ground Alliance.


Chuck Muller, Safety & Quality Assurance Director

In July of 2018, Chuck came on board as Metronet’s Safety Manager. With more than 30 years of experience in damage prevention, Chuck leads all safety initiatives within the Metronet footprint. He joined Metronet after serving as the Director of Member/Public Relations for Indiana 811 for over two decades, where he was the resident expert on all Indiana 811 legislative issues. Chuck is an adjunct professor at Purdue University, where he lectures on damage prevention and safety.