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by Marek Brothers on Jun 13, 2012

        

by Amanda Marek on Jun 13, 2012

  

by Marek Brothers on Jun 12, 2012

Christopher Torres and Rafael Munoz are shown participating in the apprentice class held every Monday.  The instructor, ED Cheney, is in the back ground. Performance and safety module on using company tools and personal tools.  Shown is a performance evaluations on how to make sure Levels are plumb and level before using.  

by Marek Brothers on May 7, 2012

WFD Team members recently made a trip to the North Georgia Mountain city of Dahlonega in order to represent MIS Atlanta at Lumpkin County High School’s annual Career Fair. MIS Team members Daniel Garza and Jody Klodner spoke with over 300 students ranging from 9th through 12th grade and were joined by over 50 other presenters spanning all trades... read more

by Marek Brothers on Apr 11, 2012

Hispanic Contractors Association is offering a free 10 Hour OSHA class. We have reserved 12 spots for those who may be interested in attending. The classes will be held over a two day period. Friday May 11th and Saturday May 12. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Stacy or Joe for more... read more

by Marek Brothers on Mar 20, 2012

These are our 2nd year apprentice's working at the US Federal Courthouse and the VA-Outpatient Clinic.  These men have been attending an apprenticeship class 2.5 hrs, once a week since the start of 2011.  These men are evaluated every six months on Soft skills, Technical skills, Performance and NCCER training.  By taking full advantage of career... read more

by Marek Brothers on Mar 14, 2012

The Marek Family of Companies is once again sponsoring a booth at the CEFGA (Construction Education Foundation of Georgia) CareerExpo and SkillsUSA State Championships for 2012. It all happens 3/15-3/16 at the Georgia InternationalConvention Center. Marek Interior Systems and MEMCO Solutions are teaming up as they are expecting over 7,000 high... read more

by Marek Brothers on Jan 19, 2012

We would like to congratulate the following employees for their hard work and dedication. These employees have completed a level of their Workforce Development Training and continue to impress with their ambition in their quest for knowledge. We expect great things from these employees in the future Gabriel Garcia-Journeyman Training Program... read more

by Marek Brothers on Dec 7, 2011

On November 12th and 19th, 2011, Jorge Vazquez  came to the Austin Branch to train our field employees in OSHA 10 Training.  Jorge is our Loss Prevention Specialist from our home office in Houston.  Twenty-seven of our field employees were certified!  Thanks Jorge!! Here are a couple of pictures of our training room and our men.   

by Amanda Marek on Nov 23, 2011

We would like to recognize our employees whom are participating in our apprenticeship program. In this picture they are standing in front of a frame and sheet rock wall which they built as part of the performance lab project. As part of the lab, each apprentice is required to take apart a metal and wood framing, install insulation and sheet rock... read more

by Marek Brothers on May 2, 2011

As you may know we have been giving our journeymen the opportunity to take the NCCER exam. In doing this we were working towards a proud and educated workforce. Our mission is to build a safe, productive, and sustainable workforce of craft professionals. I am happy to update everyone and let them know that now 30% of our workforce is NCCER... read more

by Marek Brothers on Dec 14, 2010

 We have completed training our second graduating class of OJT Helpers. Ten trainees graduated this year bringing our total number of graduates up to twenty two. We celebrated at Mamacitas Mexican Restaurant where we had our graduates and their coaches in attendance. Katrina Kersch was able to join us and we all had a good time. The graduates... read more

by Marek Brothers on Dec 14, 2010

 On March 11, 2010 we began the NCCER Certification Process, since that date we certified 15 journeyman. Upon the successful completion of the assessment, each participant will receive the NCCER appropriate credentials. We are very proud of all of the participants and their efforts. 

by Marek Brothers on Dec 14, 2010

Our Service Awards Banquest for our employees was held on September 1, 2010 at the Barn Door. We would like to thank those awarded for their years of service and their hard work and dedication. They truly are a great example and we are happy to have them be apart of our team at The Marek Family of Companies. This years awards included: 30... read more

by Marek Brothers on Dec 14, 2010

In 2010 we partnered with San Antonio Independent School District to establish an ESL class for our employees. We have run through two successful semesters this year with 33 of our employees taking advantage of this opportunity. We are currently signing up for our 3rd semester which begins in January.  In 2010 we partnered with San Antonio... read more

by Amanda Marek on Dec 6, 2010

A group of employees took the NCCER test in order to become a certified NCCER Mechanics. Congratulations to those who received their certification.  From Left to Right: Darrin Price, Severiano Vasquez From Left to Right: Marco Herera, David Archibald, James Beltran, and Eric Rivera  

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Jun 30, 2010

Thursday, June 17, 2010, twenty-nine Marek Workforce Development mechanic level trainees participated in the National Craft Assessment and Certification Program (NCCER) with twenty-three trainees passing the test. Upon the successful completion of the assessment, each WFD trainee will receive the NCCER’s appropriate credentials, a completion... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Jun 30, 2010

We just completed graduating our third group of basic helper trainees. Fifteen graduated this past Thursday. We had a Bar-Bque dinner for them and their guests. Nearly all had spouses or girlfiends in attendance. Paul Marek was in attendance with us and all had a great time. The trainees received their diplomas, plaques and other gifts supplied by... read more

by Marek Brothers on Apr 30, 2010

On Tuesday, the 17th of April, MBS San Antonio hosted a group of Construction Science and Management Students from the University of Texas at San Antonio. The students are in a class titled "Estimating II." MBS is a founding member of the CIAC (Construction Industry Advisory Council: for the CS&M program at UTSA. At a recent career fair,... read more

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