Category: Foreman

Heroes in Hard Hats: Meet Foreman, Jon Rowell

Since the birth of the nation, Jon Rowell’s ancestors of nearly every generation have served as American soldiers. Growing up, he felt intense honor, pride and a need to serve his country in the same way. After graduating high school in Raleigh, North Carolina, Rowell enlisted in the Marine Corps and began his lifechanging journey. […]

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  • Aviation Ordinance Technician
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Foreman
  • Marine Corps
  • military
  • North Carolina
  • Raleigh
  • veterans
  • Veterans in Construction

Keeping Up With the Class of 2018

On July 12, Robins & Morton graduated its second class from the Rocky McMichen Field Leadership Program, a 15-month combination classroom and hands-on course focused on career progression for craft level employees who wish to move into a management role. Eight graduates stood before co-workers, families, and friends, and accepted promotions into foreman or assistant […]

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  • Alabama
  • Anniston
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Beverly Knight Olson
  • Boise
  • Brunswick
  • craft employees
  • Deltona
  • Florida
  • Foreman
  • Georgia
  • graduates
  • Halifax Health
  • Idaho
  • Macon
  • Midland
  • Regional Medical Center
  • Rocky McMichen Field Leadership Program
  • Texas
  • trainees
  • Treasure Valley Hospital

The Value of a Mentor

The Value of a Mentor from Robins & Morton on Vimeo.   It’s often hard to place a dollar value on a mentor relationship, but George Butler can. Since George started with Robins & Morton five years ago as an hourly laborer, he has worked his way into a salaried foreman position with the guidance […]

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  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Foreman
  • George Butler
  • Johnathan Peavy
  • Project Manager
  • Ryan Van Dyke
  • Superintendent
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