workforce development

Framing Tomorrow’s Future

On March 2nd, 2017, our Marek WFD team was given the opportunity to coach and mentor the students of the Booker T. Washington High School in a Framing and Drywall clinic. In this clinic, we were able to show over 40 Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors the best practices our company uses to be the best Drywall Contractor in Houston.

Life After MAREK

I’m always looking for things that are suitable to post on MAREK’s social media pages and website.

One evening I was scrolling through Facebook, and I came across a post about MAREK that made me take a second and third look.

WFD Graduates Encouraged to take Pride in Building Houston

Peter Beard began his remarks by expressing his appreciation for the efforts of the coaches, mentors, and supervisors who help develop the skilled workforce, saying that Marek is a “bright spot” in addressing the critical challenge of meeting the industry’s need for skilled workers.

Interviews with Graduates at Marek’s Workforce Development Celebration

Prior to coming to work for Marek, Rivas attended the University of Texas at San Antonio for a couple of years. He has worked on the Phillips 66 and MD Anderson projects during his time so far at Marek. His goals include becoming a foreman with his own crew at Marek within the next five years, and ultimately to become a project manager for Marek.

Booker T. Washington Drywall Clinic Hosted by Marek

In May, eighteen Booker T. Washington High School students participated in a Drywall Clinic hosted by Marek. The Architecture and Construction Academy students worked in three teams to layout, frame and sheetrock an 8x8 room.

Guided by Marek Workforce Development representatives, each student team spent the morning on layout and framing – including door and window frames.


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