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Month: March 2021

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Helmets to Hardhats on the Building PA Podcast
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Workforce Development

Helmets to Hardhats

Chris Martin March 29, 2021

85% of military veterans have no experience in construction, yet the industry is a perfect fit for those who have dutifully served their country. Dan Breslin of Helmets to Hardhats talks about the program, the impact it has on veterans and the construction industry and how to gain entry to […]

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Workforce Development – Plumbers & Fitters

Chris Martin March 18, 2021

Don Eldridge, training coordinator for Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 520 shares his insight for becoming an apprentice plumber or pipefitter. During the discussion with Jon and Chris, Don explains the requirements for becoming an apprentice, expectations of the program, and the ongoing future training this Building Trades union provides.

Business Leadership
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Business Leadership Series

Leading a diverse team with Bryan Cutler, PA Speaker of the House of Representatives

Chris Martin March 15, 2021

Listen as Bryan Cutler (R), Speaker of the PA House of Representatives shares his thoughts and learnings from years in the legislation and healthcare industries.  Specifically, Cutler shared the guidelines his father imparted on him; mentors who guided him; morale-building skills; and the importance of relationships as a leader.  Most […]

Building PA Podcast Women in Construction
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Women of the Trades

Chris Martin March 8, 2021

The Building PA podcast celebrates women in construction.  In this episode listen in as Roxanne Harpster, Sheet Metal Workers Local 19, and Meghan White, Plumbers Local 520, both who worked for McClure Company on the Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center share their stories.  Both women discuss the need for […]

Operations
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Trends

Impact of prefabrication on a project

Chris Martin March 1, 2021

Listen as Andrew Conley, project superintendent with Alexander Building discusses the impact prefabrication has on project success.  Although the trend is not new, implementing the approach created efficiencies along with improved productivity that went beyond project expectations.  Conley shares the process and impact of off-site fabrication of bathroom pods on […]