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by Amanda Marek on Nov 23, 2011

Here are some photos of a current project, the VA clinic, and of the US Court House.  Abpve we are just kicking-off the start of Section-C of the VA clinic in Austin.  Above is some new federal work. Lloyd Meredtih will be the supervising foreman on the exterior project. Doug Prew is currently working to finish off the US Federal Courthouse in... read more

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 Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Oct 19, 2011

Parkland Hospital is building a new two-million square foot facility to replace its existing 55-year old structure. The new hospital is being built across the street from the present facility and broke ground last November. It is scheduled to be completed by April 2014, and will then be the largest public hospital inthe country ever built in one... read more

by Amanda Marek on Oct 14, 2011

Congratulations to those whom received their well deserved service awards last night. The service awards dinner was held at Sullivan's where employees and their spouses were invited to honor and congratulate those individuals whom have been with the company and devoted their time and hard work to Marek Brothers. We greatly appreciate all that you... read more

by Amanda Marek on Aug 29, 2011

 Efrian Vega, shown here, is working on a lift on the site of the U.S. Courthouse. He is being coached by Francisco Hernandez whom has been training Efrain on istallation of exterior heavy gauge metal. Both of them have been taking turns with the installation and cutting metal. A special blade is used for 12 gauge metal and proper PPE is required... read more

by Amanda Marek on Aug 22, 2011

Congratulations to our newly qualified Field Coaches!  Top Row: Chad Trunnel (ceilings and DW Mechanic, NCCER certified), Darrin Price (ceilings and DW Mechanic, NCCER certified), Samuel Archibald (Assistant foreman-ceilings and DW Mechanic, NCCER certified)  Middle Row: Marco Herrera (ceilings and DW Mechanic, NCCER certified), Luis Lozano (... read more

by Marek Brothers on Aug 9, 2011

By DANIELLE ALTENBURG/Valley Morning Star HARLINGEN — Half of the subcontractors building the multimillion-dollar, 150,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops store are from the Rio Grande Valley or have offices here.Of 20 subcontractors hired by Bass Pro for the job, 10 are located in cities from Harlingen to McAllen.These businesses are building and... read more

by Marek Brothers on Aug 8, 2011

It is that time of year again, it's time to recognize our employees who have been employed at Marek Brothers for a minimum of 10 years.

by Amanda Marek on Aug 4, 2011

     Let's give a round of applause to our team members who cooked up some good chili at the ABC Chili Cook Off! They really enjoyed themselves along with the rest of the participants who brought their own delicious chili. 

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 Amanda Marek on Apr 7, 2011

Thanks to the hard work of Ed Cheney - Super. and Heutimo Moreno - Foreman, Westwood High School now has an immaculate new cafeteria to enjoy. There is another phase for this project which is currently in progress. 

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Mar 23, 2011

MBS Dallas will start on the construction of a new regional headquarters for EnCana Oil & Gas in July 2011. The high-rise building is being described as the largest Class A office project to begin construction in North Texas since the recession in 2008. MBS was awarded the project from general contractor Austin Commercial in March 2011, while... read more

by Amanda Marek on Feb 3, 2011

Congratulations to Jay D. Nicholson for his hard work on the Tarrytown Pharmacy job. His hard work paid off and he was awarded an AGC plaque for his outstanding work.   Also congratulations to Chase McNeil for his hard work with the UT Norman Hackerman Building. He was also awarded a plaque for his outstanding work.  

by Amanda Marek on Jan 31, 2011

Marek - Austin would like to recognize the members of our apprentice program.  Bottom row from left: Miguel Garcia - apprentice, Ed Cheney - NCCER class instructorTop row from left: Apprentice's - German Avalos, Jose SanJuan, Hector Gonzalez, Luis Dominguez, Shawn Paben, Efrian Vega, Juan Dorantes, Alan Jasso  

by Amanda Marek on Jan 17, 2011

 Marek Brothers Company - Austin will be working with Riverside Homes to build new, modern-style homes located in central Austin close to Zilker Park. This development will be a 10-home development built on a one acre tract in the Zilker neighborhood. The homes are new and modern. They will offer downtown views and easy access to some of Austin's... 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

MBS San Antonio held its 21st annual customer appreciation golf tournament on October 15th at Canyon Springs Golf Club. The tournament is appropriately named "The Dewitt Churchwell Memorial Invitational". We were pleased to host over ninety customers and friends. The weather was excellent, our staff did a nice job of welcoming our guests and... read more

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

 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

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


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