Member Companies Update: July 22, 2020

Flatiron Moves Forward with Pacific Coast Highway Slope Restoration Project

Flatiron is pleased to announce its joint venture with Drill Tech has received notice to proceed from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for preconstruction services on its Ventura County slope restoration project estimated at $53 million. The work area is located along California’s famed Highway 1, inside the Point Mugu State Park, 15 miles north of Malibu.


Rafael de Pino emphasizes vital role of infrastructure investment in stimulating the economy and creating jobs

Rafael de Pino, Chairman of Ferrovial, told during a business summit organized by CEOE, the Spanish Confederation of Employers’ Organizations, that infrastructure investment has a prominent role to play in stimulating the economy and creating jobs in the current context. Ferrovial’s Chairman said that Spain needs to undertake investments in transport, water treatment, social and healthcare infrastructures.


Apprenticeship Graduates Launch Career with Bechtel as Full-Time Employees

Eleven students from Southwest Louisiana graduated this week from Bechtel’s Apprenticeship Program and will join the company as full-time employees later this month.

This first version of the program, which trained students to specialize in pipefitting techniques, was kicked off in March 2020 in partnership with SOWELA Technical Community College. The curriculum is approved by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and allows students to join the workforce as Pipefitting Helper Level B, which is the starting point to achieve journeyman status as a pipefitter.


Bob Adams Celebrates 50 Years with Atkinson

Bob Adams, senior vice presideent, is celebrating 50 years with Atkinson Construction!

Over the last half-century, Bob has helped deliver some of the world’s most complex civil projects while shaping Atkinson team members into high-performing building professionals.