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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

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 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 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

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 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 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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