Klein Tools, Lincolnshire, Ill., is on a quest to find and reward the 2013 electrician of the year. This new award is based on three criteria: professional achievement, safety excellence and community dedication. Six regional and one grand prize winner will be chosen by Klein Tools. Anyone can nominate a deserving electrician online at http://www.kleintools.com/eoy or by filling out a nomination form found at local electrical distributors and mailing it to Klein Tools. The electrician of the year award search runs Sept. 26 through Nov. 30 and is open to electricians based in the United States.

Klein Tools will select six regional winners in December. Each regional winner will receive a Klein Tools Ultimate Garage Package which includes: a 41-piece Klein Journeymen tool set; one Klein mini-refrigerator; a Klein Golf Bag; two Klein bar stools; six Klein can insulators, beverage openers and a modular Klein pegboard display. From the six regional winners, one grand prize winner will be chosen in January. In addition to the Klein Ultimate Garage Package, the grand prize winner will receive $2,500 in cash and $2,500 in new Klein tools.