state utility contractors hosts 4th annual equipment rodeo

Long-time Carolinas AGC member, State Utility Contractors of Monroe, NC hosted their 4th Annual Equipment Rodeo held out at Porter Ridge HS in Union County on Tuesday, 05/07/19, from 8:20am-3pm.  Several Union County schools participated in the event, with over 100 students attending.  Groups of students visited heavy equipment stations where they had the opportunity to operate Bobcat mini excavators …

cagc ceo president to work onsite for our member firms

During the 2019 Annual CAGC Convention held earlier this year in Charleston, SC at Belmond Charleston Place, Build Your Career held a live auction fundraiser where our member firms were able to place bids in an attempt to win CAGC President and CEO, Dave Simpson, working on their jobsites for a day.  Each winning bid also included heavy marketing and …

byc spotlight series contract construction

This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on Contract Construction, Carolinas AGC members since 1994.  Contract was founded in Ballentine, SC in 1984 and provides construction services throughout the state, with offices in the Midlands, Upstate and Lowcountry areas in South Carolina.  Since it was founded, Contract has been deeply involved in countless community-based outreach initiatives geared toward promoting construction career …

byc re emerge sc works partner to find sc jobs for the formerly incarcerated

Build Your Career is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with REEMERGE, a Midlands, SC area reintegration and employment placement program for the formerly incarcerated, in direct affiliation with SC Works with grant funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce. REEMERGE is a 6 – 12 month comprehensive reintegration program that uses coaching and mentoring, education, employment and entrepreneurship to assist individuals …

contractors in the classroom profile d.r. reynolds company inc

Long-time CAGC member, D.R. Reynolds Company, Inc., is dedicated to promoting construction career awareness to local high school students and helping solve the labor shortage crisis!  Goosie Kennedy, Project Manager at D.R. Reynolds and recent addition to the growing team of Build Your Career Ambassadors, recently participated in the BYC “Contractors in the Classroom” program at Uwharrie Charter Academy (UCA) …

The NEW BYC Ambassador Toolkits are Available!

At the recent CAGC Foundation’s Build Your Career Ambassador Summit meetings held earlier this month, the highly-anticipated toolkits and marketing resources were revealed. The new BYC toolkits contain a multitude of necessary resources designed to equip our volunteer Ambassadors with all the tools they need to successfully conduct construction-related outreach efforts in their local schools and communities. Contents of the …

CAGC’s Bill Stricker works onsite for hall contracting!

Earlier this month, Carolinas AGC Vice President of Operations and Workforce Training, Bill Stricker, had the opportunity to work onsite for the day for one of our long-standing CAGC member firms, Hall Contracting. This fun-packed day was the result of a winning bid made by Mike Hall, President and Owner of Hall Contracting, at our 2019 CAGC Annual Convention where BYC hosted …