UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) June 19, 2017
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THE GOLDFIELD CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware
1-7525
88-0031580
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
1684 West Hibiscus Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32901
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (321) 724-1700
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Item 5.02    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 19, 2017, The Goldfield Corporation (the Company) appointed Jason M. Spivey President of Power Corporation of America (PCA) and Southeast Power Corporation (SEP), effective June 19, 2017. Mr. Spivey (age 46) joined SEP as a Project Manager in January 2015 and was promoted to Assistant Vice President in May 2016. Previously, Mr. Spivey worked for the Orlando Utilities Commission ("OUC") for 25 years. During his tenure at OUC, Mr. Spivey held various leadership roles related to transmission and distribution line construction. See Item 7.01 below.
Mr. Spivey will continue as an employee-at-will and have an annual base salary of $275,000 and will have the opportunity to earn a bonus award, which will be calculated as 2.0% of the pre-tax earnings of PCA, subject to adjustment for certain specified items, and will not be dependent upon any other factors.
Item 7.01
Other Events.
On June 19, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing executive promotions, including the appointment of Jason M. Spivey as President of both PCA and SEP. A copy of the press release is attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit
Description of Exhibit
99.1
Press release, dated June 19, 2017, announcing executive promotions.








SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: June 19, 2017


THE GOLDFIELD CORPORATION



By:
/s/ Stephen R. Wherry
 
Stephen R. Wherry
 
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer), Treasurer and Assistant Secretary







EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit
Description of Exhibit

99.1
Press release, dated June 19, 2017, announcing executive promotions.