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Education/Training

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

You're not going to want to miss out on AGC Houston's professional development programs! These courses are intended for the following construction professionals: Superintendents, Project Engineers, Project Managers, Accounting Staff, Project Support Staff, Project Executives, Business Development, Technology Support Staff and more! Please click here for more information. 

FEBRUARY 

15 - March 1: Essentials of Field Management: Sitework & Foundations

24 - March 24: BIM Education Program Units 1-4 - Virtual Option

MARCH

8 - 24: Construction Supervision Fundamentals - Virtual Option 

15 - 31: Essentials of Field Management: Core & Shell 

18: Texas Lien Laws 

18: Advanced Texas Lien Laws

29 - May 12: Lean Construction Education Units 1-7 - Virtual Option

APRIL

4 - 7: Supervisory Training Program Unit 1: Leadership & Motivation 

12: Conceptual Planning and Scheduling - Virtual Edition

12 - 26: Essentials of Field Management: Finishes & Building Systems

26 - May 24: Intro to Construction Plan Reading & Specification Documents

 

AGC Houston Scholarship Applications Deadline Approaching

AGC Houston will be awarding Patrick J. Kiley Excellence in Leadership scholarships to college-bound and university students who are majoring in a construction-related discipline.

In its 26th year, the AGC Houston scholarship program has awarded over 200 scholarships totaling $635,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must pursue a degree relating to a career in construction.
  • Applicant must be an employee or dependent of an employee of an AGC Houston member firm or an AGC Student Chapter member.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a college, university or accredited training program during fall semester 2022.
  • Current high school seniors and college students are eligible to apply.

Click here to apply today. 

Safety

Upcoming Safety Classes

AGC Houston is proud to partner with the The Region VI OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington. The OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is the top-ranked OSHA Training Institute Education Center in the country.

View the full list of OSHA UT-A courses here.

JANUARY

 24 - 27: OSHA #511 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS FOR GENERAL INDUSTRY

25 - 27: OSHA #2264 PERMIT-REQUIRED CONFINED SPACE ENTRY

31 - February 3: OSHA #500 TRAINER COURSE IN OSHA STANDARDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION

FEBRUARY

7 - 10: OSHA #501 TRAINER COURSE IN OSHA STANDARDS FOR GENERAL INDUSTRY

8 - 10: OSHA #3015 EXCAVATION, TRENCHING, AND SOIL MECHANICS

14 - 16: OSHA #502 UPDATE FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY OUTREACH TRAINERS

15 - 17: OSHA #3085 PRINCIPLES OF SCAFFOLDING

16 - 18: OSHA #503 UPDATE FOR GENERAL INDUSTRY OUTREACH TRAINERS

21 - 24: OSHA #511 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS FOR GENERAL INDUSTRY

28 - March 3: OSHA #3095 ELECTRICAL STANDARDS

MARCH

7 - 10: OSHA #2045 MACHINERY AND MACHINE GUARDING STANDARDS

7 - 10: OSHA #501 TRAINER COURSE IN OSHA STANDARDS FOR GENERAL INDUSTRY

14 - 17: ATP 191 SAFETY AND HEALTH AUTHORIZED TRAINER

14 - 17: OSHA #510 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION

15 - 17: OSHA #3115 FALL PROTECTION

21 - 23: OSHA #502 UPDATE FOR CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY OUTREACH TRAINERS 

21 - 24: OSHA #511 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS FOR GENERAL INDUSTRY

23 - 25: OSHA #503 UPDATE FOR GENERAL INDUSTRY OUTREACH TRAINERS

28 - 31: OSHA #2015 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

28 - 31: OSHA #500 TRAINER COURSE IN OSHA STANDARDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION

Slack & Co. Contracting, Inc.
Andrews Myers, PC
Peckar & Abramson
Old Republic Surety Company
Membership Benefits

AGC Houston Announces New – and Improved – Health Program

The Associated General Contractors Houston Chapter Plan Offers:

  • Wellness (Includes programs such as UnitedHealthcare Motion®, Real Appeal® and Rally®)
  • Significant member discounts
  • Multiple plan designs and options available
  • Discounted ancillary programs
  • Virtual visits

AGC Houston is excited to offer its member companies the Associated General Contractors Houston Chapter Plan in partnership with UnitedHealthcare. The new program will provide AGC members with the opportunity to choose from a broad selection of significantly discounted plans to meet their company's respective needs. Customization and flexibility for each member company is one of the benefits of the program.

Companies involved in most aspects of the construction industry are eligible for a proposal. To participate, contact our plan partner, The Stevenson Group, and they will guide you through the enrollment and underwriting process if you are interested in the program.

For More Information, Contact:
Brian Stevenson
Phone: 281-371-6061

Email: brian@thebcsg.com

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NEWS FROM NATIONAL

 

Sign Up Today for the AGC 2022 Convention

The AGC Annual Convention provides contractors of all sizes the opportunity to gain business-critical insights into the issues most affecting their operations. From risk management to safety on the jobsite to the latest in project management solutions, AGC brings together experts from across the industry to share their knowledge and help prepare contractors to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. 

And no time is better than now to prepare your company for the challenges (and opportunities) facing our industry as we collectively emerge from the pandemic, grapple with economic uncertainty, and navigate the legislative and regulatory policies of the new administration. 

Experience for yourself how the AGC Annual Convention provides contractors of all sizes and markets the opportunity to gain a competitive advantage, to help protect key business interests, make important industry connections, and to prepare for industry disruptions. Click here to register today. 

Member News

S&P Promotes John Marshall to Senior Vice President

Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc.(S&P) has promoted John Marshall to Senior Vice President. In this role, he will continue to lead the company’s Education portfolio and provide oversight to all of S&P’s Centers of Excellence.

In addition to Education, the company’s Centers of Excellence (COE) include Aviation, Healthcare, Mission Critical and Multi-Family. Marshall will work closely with S&P’s COE leaders to align market intelligence, client management, strategic alliances and community involvement.

“John is an acknowledged expert in education construction, with an excellent reputation for collaboration that ensures certainty of delivery within expected timeframes and budgets,” said S&P President Clay E. Morel. “His industry knowledge, technical skills and expertise in marketing make him the ideal person on our senior leadership team to work across all sectors of our business. We consider John to be instrumental in the future growth of our company.”

Prior to joining S&P in 2002, John was a global director for the Fluor Corporation, where he also headed a strategically important pilot study of world-class business and competitive intelligence development. Before that, he was a staff member for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Rules. John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Boise State University and is currently serving a two-year term as Chairman of the Board of the Houston AGC.

New Members

Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
5444 Westheimer Road, Suite 900
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: (713) 373-9369
Website: https://www.alliant.com/pages/default.aspx

Asite
609 Main St 25th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (832) 681-7302
Website: https://www.asite.com/

Comfort Systems USA South Central
9745 Bent Oak Drive
Houston, TX 77040-2689
Phone: (832) 590-5748
Website: https://www.csusasc.com/

Waste Connections of Texas, LLC
2010 Wilson Rd.
Humble, TX 77396
Phone: (713) 304-7524
Website: https://www.wasteconnections.com/

Action Supply
5513 Norments
Houston, TX 77039
Phone: (281) 315-3841
Website: https://www.actionsupplyinc.com/

West Mermis, PLLC
1301 McKinney, Suite 3120
Houston, TX 77010
Phone: (713) 255-3550
Website: https://www.westmermis.com/

Alliance Reprographics, LLC
3407 Houston Ave
Houston, TX 77009-6757
Phone: (713) 862-0022
Website: https://alliancerepro.com/

SOUTHFORK CHRYSLER, DODGE, JEEP & RAM
17725 South Fwy
Manvel, TX 77578-4307
Phone: (281) 643-6055
Website: https://www.houstonchryslerdodgejeepram.com/

KONE INC.
15800 International Plaza Drive, STE # 150
Houston, TX 77032
Phone: (713) 380-9772
Website: https://www.kone.com/en/

Peritia Partners, LLC
PO Box 27281
Houston, TX 77227-7281
Phone: (832) 734-5917
Website: https://www.peritiapartners.com/

HUB International Insurance
10777 Westheimer, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77042-3454
Phone: (832) 799-3472
Website: https://www.hubinternational.com/

Global Casework Manufacturing, Inc.
910 Industrial Blvd., #D
Sugar Land, TX 77478-2828
Phone: (281) 494-6181
Website: http://www.globalcasework.com/

 

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