The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Inc. recently announced the winners of its 2010 Contractor Workforce Development Excellence Awards. The awards were presented at a banquet held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge, La.
Approximately 140 guests attended the event, where Dr. Jim Owens, executive director of the Louisiana Department of Education’s Division of Career and Technical Education, gave the keynote address.
The program promotes best practices to improve the skills and retention of industrial trades/craft personnel in the region and to recognize and reward contractors who invest in workforce development programs that include recruitment, assessment, training, career path development and retention of employees.
The following companies received awards:
In the division of Mechanical and Electrical Contractor, in the Small Company Size Category, Triad Electric & Controls Inc. was awarded first place.
For the Medium Company Size Category, Industrial Specialty Contractors was awarded first place.
For the Large Company Size Category, the first place award was presented to The Shaw Group.
In the category of Other Specialty Contractor, in the Small Company Size Category TopCor Belco was awarded first place.
Turner Industries Group LLC received an Honorable Mention and the following companies also earned Recognition Awards: AbClean, Brock Services Ltd., EXCEL Group, Pala Group Inc., James Construction Group LLC, Performance Contractors and Vector Electric & Controls Inc.