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by Marek Brothers on Jun 12, 2012

Shown here is the ABC National Craft Championship Competition on April 26, 2012 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio. 

by Marek Brothers on Jun 12, 2012

Pictured are Mario Perez, Noe Gonzales, Jose Bustos and Darrin Price working on one of the judge's courtrooms. The men are installing the aluminum framing for the ceiling.

by Marek Brothers on Jun 12, 2012

Shown here are Jose Diaz, Osvaldo Gonzales and Julio Ortiz working on the exterior of the building, installing metal framing. Note: Men will be utilizing 100 foot lifts to install metal and exterior rock for the Formula One grand stand. 

by Marek Brothers on Jun 12, 2012

Shown here is instructor Jim Strickland and his students. This class began three years ago, with this being the first graduating Construction Technology Class.   The graduates enjoying their BBQ dinner:

by Marek Brothers on May 11, 2012

April was the ABC Chili Cook-Off and representing MBS-Austin was Jay D. Nicholson and Chase McNeil. They had a great time, probably because they came in 3rd place! Great job Jay and Chase!

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 27, 2012

MIS crews will be getting a mid-May start on The Murfreesboro Medical Clinic II located just outside of Nashville in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This will be the second medical facility Dave Salyers has sold in as many years and we are happy to have our friends at Freese/Johnson at the helm again for  this newest three-story MOB addition comprised of... 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

 Shown using the Total Station for Lay-Out at the VA Outpatient Clinic is Hector Gonzalez. This instrument works with a GPS system, by shooting three points anywhere in the building. It will display the area blueprint in a computer generated screen.  Capable of 3D imaging, a new wave of new Laser instruments being utilized on some big projects... 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 Amanda Marek on Mar 19, 2012

Below are a few of our 2011-2012 Eagle Awards. Congratulations to our hard working project managers! 

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 Feb 14, 2012

The following article was originally published on this month, Jim Kollaer interviewed Saied Alavi, operations manager for Marek Brothers Systems, about the volunteer work he and others in the construction industry are providing to build a home for a disabled veteran through the Homes for Our Troops program.  In a... read more

by Marek Brothers on Jan 19, 2012

We will have an OSHA training class for employees who have not attended this training on Tuesday January 24th and Wednesday Janaury 25th.  This is a mandatory training class; any employee that does not attend will not be allowed to return to work unti he/she attends this training class. Please contact Martha if you believe that this notice affects... 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 who won an ABC's Excellence in Construction award for the UT Norman Hackerman Building and also to Marek Brothers Systems whom won an award for the "2011 Best of the Best Subcontractor" award. Above is Chase McNeil posing for a group picture with other award winners.  Congratulations to Craig Kaminski,... read more

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


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