Posts Categorized: Employee News

Celebrating Women in Construction

Women in Construction standing on jobsite

Did you know, women only make up 11 percent of workers in the construction industry? National Women in Construction Week aims to recognize women for their hard work in a heavily male-dominated industry. However, growth continues as data suggests since 2016, there has been an influx of 234,000 women in construction. This week, we introduce… Continue reading.

A Day In The Life: Project Engineer

Project Engineers play an integral role at BMWC. They manage various field operations, which contribute toward delivering successful, large-scale industrial projects. They gain valuable experience and are exposed to every aspect of BMWC’s construction projects. To learn more about the Project Engineer role at BMWC, find the job listing here. Q: How many years have… Continue reading.

Construction Inclusion Week: Day 5

Creating a diverse and inclusive work culture doesn’t happen overnight. However, some actions can be taken to motivate the coming generations and improve diversity in the long term. Doing so increases the potential that youth will explore the many benefits of joining the construction industry. One way organizations can make efforts to ensure the industry’s… Continue reading.

Construction Inclusion Week: Day 4

Group of construction workers with orange hi vis vests standing on jobsite with hardhats: Daily Topic Workplace Culture Construction Inclusion Week

A work environment that fosters respect is not only more inclusive but also helps employees feel valued. BMWC is proud of the culture that has helped shape the company over the last 67 years. The newly formed Diversity and Inclusion Committee comprises leaders within the company that help provide insight into best practices that should… Continue reading.

Construction Inclusion Week: Day 3

What is Supplier Diversity? Supplier diversity is a business practice that refers to the inclusion of businesses owned by diverse individuals or groups in the procurement of goods and services. Why is it important? Supplier diversity is critical to the growth and success of the construction industry, and organizations that embrace supplier diversity do so… Continue reading.

Construction Inclusion Week: Day 2

Inclusion has become a buzzword in recent years, but what exactly does Inclusion mean? Inclusion is a feeling of belonging. An inclusive workplace exists when employees are valued, respected, accepted and encouraged to fully participate in their organization. People who feel included perform better and have fewer accidents, creating a more productive and safer workplace… Continue reading.

Construction Inclusion Week: Day 1

Construction Inclusion Week is the first effort to harness the collective power of general contractors, specialty contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. Our objective is to build awareness of the need to improve diversity and inclusion in the construction industry by providing content and resources. We recognize and understand that each of our firms may be at… Continue reading.

BMWC Teams Up With Rebuilding Together Indianapolis to Improve Local Community

Last month, BMWC sponsored and participated in Rebuilding Together Indianapolis’ Spring Rebuild Day for National Volunteer Week. Their mission is to provide assistance to people who, because of physical or financial limitations, need home repairs. Actions speak louder than words and BMWC volunteers were ready to get down and dirty to help their fellow neighbors… Continue reading.

Mother-Daughter Duo Represent Minority in the Construction Industry

Whitney and Kerry Estes, a mother-daughter duo working for BMWC, specialize in orbital welding for BMWC out of UA Local 440. Women are a minority in the construction industry, making this combo especially rare. Kerry brings 34 years of experience and dedication to the field. Whitney, a third-generation construction worker, quickly learns the trade as… Continue reading.