JBH celebrated its Women in Construction with the Associated General Contractors- NM Building Branch at their 1st Annual Women in Construction event held 9.28.17 at Albuquerque’s Balloon Museum. Corporate EH&S Manager Barb Spitz was a panelist and former JBH Vice-President Maria Guy emceed the event which boasted over 130 women in attendance. Pictured below (L to R) Pipefitter Foreman Jaynette Foutz, Project Coordinator Liana Garcia, Corporate Support Manager Melissa Gomez, Architectural Estimator Megan Stokes, EH&S Manager Barb Spitz, and Project Manager Sonia Lopez.
Barbara Sptiz, SHEP, CHST has completed all requirements for a Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification. This highly respected certification is awarded by BCSP to individuals who meet eligibility and experience criteria in the safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) disciplines and have passed a rigorous examination. Earning the BCSP certifications demonstrates Barb’s mastery of the core competency’s required for professional safety practice. Barbara adds the CHST certification to her Safety, Health, and Environmental Professional (SHEP) and Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) certifications.
Photo Credit: Matt Oberer
JBH added a piece of fabricated round duct as a fun entry option for the ACE Leadership High School Parade of Playhouses entry. The Casa Pequeña playhouse raised around $30,000 that will go to a great cause, NM Appleseed.
JBH Rio Rancho Area Manager Jerry Sanchez has been named to the Board of Directors for the Sandoval Economic Alliance, a group dedicated to the growth of the Sandoval County economy. Jerry manages the JBH Rio Rancho Office serving the local micro-electronics industry as well as local government.
On August 2, 2017 the Associated General Contractors recognized JBH for their 2016 safety performance. Above, the JBH team of (L to R)John Stroud- President, Melissa Gomez- Corporate Support Manager, Barb Spitz, SHEP- Corporate EH&S Manager, Sonia Lopez- Project Manager, and Linda Henderson- Secretary/Treasurer celebrating the award.
JBH Superintendent Troy Korkosz teaches the “Securing our Future Through Lean Construction” course at Local Union 469, a class focused on teaching pipefitters to identify and mitigate activities that do not directly support streamlined installations. A key partnership promoting lean construction is with suppliers. Through communication of project goals and creative collaboration, contractors can enlist their suppliers to instill lean construction practices before the material even hits the jobsite as described in this video produced by Swagelok: