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Join the ranks of this elite leadership group as we unite together to grow + serve + connect in the North Texas construction community. EDP members gather together on a monthly basis to build solid, lasting relationships with industry colleagues; troubleshoot ideas, challenges and opportunities as a group; and hear from high-caliber speakers & executive coaches.
 
If you're interested in applying, please contact Ashlyn Smith at ashlyn@texoassociation.org.
  
BMO’s E&C and Corporate Advisory teams, along with our partners at Mogul Wealth and The Nautilus Group, will lead a discussion on the state of the construction industry and a primer on Employee Stock Ownership Plan formation. Also, you can network, compare notes and share best practices with other industry leaders.
 
WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 14 | 7:30-9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Park City Club | 5956 Sherry Lane, #1700, Dallas, TX 75225
  
Join us as we bring the construction industry to Dallas/Forth Worth-area (DFW) high school students and eighth graders. Register to be a vendor at TEXO Foundation's inaugural 2022 BID Expo, which is being held on Thursday, Oct. 13. Sponsorships are also available.
 
This experiential showcase is more than just your average career fair — it’s a comprehensive dive into the many diverse roads that lead to a fulfilling career in the high-rising construction industry. Whether you’re a general contractor, specialty contractor, industry service provider, university or vocational school, vendors at BID Expo are encouraged to offer a hands-on opportunity for students to learn about the incredible paths to a career in the DFW building community.
   
Harrison Steck, P.C.
      
Griffith Davison, P. C.
      
Peckar & Abramson
   
IN FOCUS BlogIN FOCUS Blog
  
Hear from Hill & Wilkinson's Kristen Ortiz, senior project manager, and Canyon Conley, safety coordinator, as they discuss the safety measures, unique features and other challenges faced on this multi-phase school project.
 
The Ursuline Academy of Dallas project featured a new 92,500-square-foot east campus building, which includes a 1,000-seat, multi-purpose, multi-level auditorium with a state-of-the-art rigging system, orchestra shells and theatrical lighting. The project also incorporated a two-story west campus expansion that includes 8,200 square feet of added space and 18,700 square feet of renovated space. 
   
Slates Harwell LLP
      
Old Republic Surety Company
   
What's Happening at TEXOWhat's Happening at TEXO
  
This is an instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrive. Skills covered in this course include first aid for sudden illnesses; injuries and protection from blood-borne pathogens; choking relief; and sudden cardiac arrest for adults. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.
 
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 9 | 8 a.m. – noon
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75229
  
The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) reported 103 total trenching and excavation-related deaths. Prevent these accidents on your jobsite by taking the Excavations Hazards in Construction course. This class is covered by the Susan Harwood federal grant - a $250 value but FREE to you!
 
WHEN:
Spanish | Wednesday, Sept. 14 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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English | Thursday, Sept. 15 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Click Here to Register
WHERE: Virtual Class
  
OSHA 30-Hour Construction safety course is intended for supervisors or for workers with some safety responsibility. It provides a greater depth and variety of training on an expanded list of topics associated with workplace hazards than the TEXO Safety First class. Topics include recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards found in the workplace.
 
WHEN: Sept. 19-22 | 7 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
WHERE: TEXO Dallas Conference Center | 11111 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75229
  
The Essentials of Field Management / Superintendent Bootcamp is designed to expand the knowledge of construction professionals who are looking to grow in their career. Ideal candidates for this course include field and project engineers, forepersons, assistant superintendents and anyone looking to gain a thorough understanding of the commercial construction building process. Sessions include a deep dive into building a project from the ground up.
 
WHEN: Sept. 20 - Nov. 17 | 4-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Virtual Course
 
  
Come join us for a members-only happy hour at Byrne Construction's Beer Garden! Thank you to Byrne for hosting this great networking event and to Polk Mechanical for providing food. We hope to see everyone there! 
 
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 22 | 4:30-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Byrne Construction | 551 E. Berry Street, Fort Worth, TX 76110
 
  
Advance your career and earn continuing education credits. All courses feature live instruction via Zoom and are available in a variety of days and time blocks to accommodate your learning schedule. Ideal for construction professionals looking to learn without the hassle of traveling. 
 
When registering for any of the classes below, be sure to list TEXO as who referred you to the program!
 
Construction Supervision Fundamentals (CSF) | Sept. 9-28 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Project Manager Development Program (PMDP) | Sept. 12-30 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Lean Construction Education Program | Sept. 13 - Nov. 1 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Building Information Modeling (BIM) 
| Oct. 3-14 | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
TEXO Challenge CupTEXO Challenge Cup
All shooting teams are SOLD OUT. Thank you to everyone who signed up to participate! If you have already registered, please remember to bring a utility vehicle or golf cart if you have one, as the Defender Outdoors courses are pretty spread out.
 
Ammo Sponsor: Linbeck
Breakfast Sponsor: Carrco Painting
Lunch Sponsor: Buyers Barricades
Drink + Snack Sponsors: Lazear Capital Partners, Mogul Wealth
Shooting Station Sponsors: Aries Building Systems, PeopleReady, Radius Security
Platinum: Milwaukee Tool
Gold: The Demo Company, Humphrey & Associates, Mogul Wealth, Prime Controls, Rogers-O'Brien, TDIndustries
Member Discount ProgramsMember Discount Programs
AGC's Membership Discount Program's provide members access to high-quality services, cutting-edge technology and top-of-the-line products. From discounts on vehicles to office supplies to cloud-based construction management solutions. AGC has partnered with some of the best to give you the most for your money and improve your daily business operations.
Don't miss out on all the discounts that ABC National offers to you as a member of TEXO! ABC Members received more than $35 million in savings in 2019.
ResourcesResources
The 2022 Labor Law poster will include the following state & federal required posters for all businesses into one laminated 25.5” X 39.5” poster.
 
Texas Required Posters
Bilingual Discrimination Notice
Bilingual Notification of the Ombudsman Program
Bilingual Workers' Compensation Notice 10 – Concerning Workers' Compensation in Texas
Bilingual Workers' Compensation Notice 5 – Non-Election of Workers' Compensation
Bilingual Workers' Compensation Notice 6 – Election of Workers' Compensation
Bilingual Workers' Compensation Notice 7 – Concerning Workers' Compensation in Texas
Child Labor Law
Texas Payment Notice & Unemployment Compensation
 
Federal Required Posters
Employee Polygraph Protection Act
Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law (EEOC) – Includes GINA
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – Federal Minimum Wage
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
OSHA: The Occupational Safety and Health Act – 8.5" x 14"
The Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA)
   
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