The Top Everyday Electrician Videos of April 2024

May 9, 2024
See the three most popular social videos from last month!

Since we started posting The Everyday Electrician videos by Trevor Ottmann, president of 3/0 Electric, we've been amazed by the reception we've received across our various social media platforms. For those of you who may not yet have encountered him, we wanted to present some of Trevor's most popular videos from April 2024.

Scroll below to see which ones were favorites of our Instagram followers — we've also included links to TikTok and YouTube.

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Now check out the April 2024 highlights.

Check out the most popular reel of April, which garnered more than 18,000 views on Instagram! Here, Trevor shows another tough issue to tackle on the job site. Almost all models of sump pumps have a difficult time pumping water when they are covered in grain. The grain at the bottom here absorbs moisture, so the sludge cannot be pumped easily.

You can also watch this video on YouTube and TikTok

Another popular video features a tip from Trevor on a situation where it is safe to troubleshoot with only your hands. He advises electrical professionals to think things through, be safe, and use your eyes to try to look at every aspect of the system possible before taking action.

Visit these links to watch this video on YouTube or TikTok instead. 

This clip from Trevor is our most-viewed TikTok of April with more than 28,000 views and 600+ likes! He shows a cool feature he found at the top of a building where a completely wooden dry fertilizer facility is located — its mobile receiving conveyer. This allows the product destination to be remote controlled, which Trevor says a fun tool to use on a job site.

Watch the popular video on TikTok. You can also view it on YouTube.

About the Author

Trevor Ottmann

Trevor Ottmann is an electrical contractor based in southeast Nebraska. After graduating from Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Mo., in 2006, he attended Southeast Community College in Milford, Neb., to learn the electrical trade. After graduating from Milford in 2008, he joined Progressive Electric in Lincoln, Neb., where he worked from 2009 to 2018. While full time at Progressive, he started doing contract work in 2016, launching 3/0 Electric as a side business. From 2018 to 2022, he joined Capitol City Electric in Lincoln, Neb., where he joined the Local 265 Union. In November 2022, he took the plunge as a small business owner and started working full time for 3/0 Electric with his wife, Jamie, At 3/0 Electric, he mostly focuses on commercial and industrial jobs as well as agricultural electrical work. He has held an electrical contractor's license in Nebraska since 2012. He is also a firefighter for the Bennet Rural Fire District since 2021 and is a nationally registered emergency medical technician (NREMT) since June 2023. Trevor lives with his wife and daughter in Bennet, Neb.   

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