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Our Apprentice Class

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.

Lumpkin County High School Career Fair 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 including everything from technical schools to beauty salons.
 
Our invitation to participate in this event came as a result of meeting LCHS Industrial Arts teacher Mr.

2 Year Apprentice Program

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 advancement opportunities offered by Marek, they have shown great commitment over the past year and are key team players.  

CEFGA Career Expo 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.

OSHA 10 Training Class

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!

MBS Austin Apprenticeship Program

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 using metal screws.

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