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(GBRIA) recognized the winners

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance, Inc. (GBRIA) recognized the winners of its Eighth Annual Craft Workforce Development Excellence Awards. GBRIA presented the awards at a banquet on September 10 at Renaissance Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge, LA. Approximately 300 guests attended the event where Dr. Monty Sullivan, President of the Louisiana Technical Colleges System (LCTCS), addressed the group about the importance of strengthening our workforce together. In the category of Gene ... MORE

Performance Contractors wins the Capital Area United Way 27th Annual Jambalaya Jam for the 2nd year in a row!

Capital Area United Way hosted their 27th annual Jambalaya Jam, sponsored by the DOW Chemical Company, on Thursday, October 9 in the North Boulevard Town Square. Guests enjoyed sampling jambalaya from 49 cooking teams, entertainment by MoJEAUX and family-friendly activities such as the Knock Knock Museum’s Imagination Playground. The event raised approximately $71,700, which will benefit Capital Area United Way’s focus on education, income and health in the 10-parish area.  ... MORE

Congratulations to our Southeast and Baton Rouge Teams on Earning Safety Awards

Congratulations!! The Southeast and Baton Rouge teams have earned the following awards from the Gulf Coast Safety Council Safety Excellence Awards: Southeast: (Nominated by Chevron Pascagoula) Contractor’s Safety Excellence Award for Mechanical Contractor with greater than 100,000 Man-hours. 2014 Injury Free Award Baton Rouge: (Nominated by Valero St. Charles) 2014 Injury Free Award Special thanks to the teams at Chevron Pascagoula and Valero St.  ... MORE

Lee Jenkins, Vice President of Performance Contractors quoted in Construction Executive magazine in July

Performance Partnership: New Training and Workforce Development Partnership Creates Abundant Opportunities

Performance Contractors and Pascagoula/Gautier School District have announced a training and workforce development partnership involving the School District’s Welding and Manufacturing service classes and Performance Contractors’ expertise in the construction and fabrication/manufacturing services. Performance and the school district will work hand in hand to promote workforce development and support the career advancement of students interested in gaining skills revolv ... MORE

Iowa Job Fair

Explore many career opportunities from Performance Contractors and other employers from the CF site: Iowa Job Fair–2480 Port Neal Rd. Sergeant Bluff, Iowa 51054 • Thursday, May 14: 9am-3pm • Friday, May 15: 9am-3pm • Saturday, May 16: 9am-12pm Call (712) 823-1099 or Toll Free (855) 423-5627 for more information. Performance Contractors is an Equal Opportunity Employer ... MORE

Industry Develops CM E-Lab

“Thanks to members of the local construction industry, LSU CM now has functioning models to showcase and educate student.s These interments are essential for educating the future workforce and are prized by the CM Department. Piping model and miscellaneous fittings complete with controls gifted from Performance Contractors. This particular model comes with the latest technology and flow control as well as connections/weld types. (left) Miscellaneous pumps, motors, pipes, val ... MORE

Performance Contractors Lights it Up Blue to Celebrate World Autism Awareness

Performance Contractors will be lighting up our buildings blue during the month of April to celebrate world autism awareness month. Light it Up Blue is a global initiative that kicks-off Autism Awareness Month. This program helps raise awareness throughout the globe about autism, early diagnosis and early intervention. World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) has been celebrated on April 2 every year since 2007, when the United Nations adopted this as a global health issue. It is one of only three ... MORE

Performance Contractors selected for the Military Times Best for Vets.

Military Times announced its Best for Vets: Employers 2014 rankings. The organization is comprised of Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times which is focused on culture and policies that cater to military veterans. Employers survey, a highly respected, nearly 90-question analysis of a company’s efforts to connect with veterans and provide an environment for success earned Performance Contractors 46th on the Best for Vets 2014 rankings. “As with all of the ... MORE

Performance Contractors is Recognized for Exemplary Safety Standards

Associated Builders and Contractors Safe Day Award Performance Contractors will be recognized by Associated Builders and Contractors for outstanding corporate safety and health plans and exhibit superior safety initiatives. The awards presentation will take place April 17, 2015 in Birmingham, AL. Performance Contractors will be receiving the 2015 Safe Day Gold Award. GBRIA Safety Excellence Awards In March of 2015, The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alli ... MORE