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  • EV Construction almost doubles national average of women on their payroll.

    EV Construction almost doubles national average of women on their payroll.

    March 10, 2022

    As recently as 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics noted that only 13% of payroll employees in the construction industry are women. EV Construction is shattering that percentage. With 28 female employees on their payroll, the company’s labor force is over 25% (25.9) female. Titles held by those women include the likes of chief financial […]

  • Facility Services for Projects of All Sizes and Scopes

    Facility Services for Projects of All Sizes and Scopes

    February 24, 2022

    EV Construction maintains its own Facilities Services Division (FSD). The FSD was created specifically to meet the needs of small to mid-sized projects and maintenance needs. Whether it’s a simple door replacement or a multi-location national roll-out, our FSD expertly matches the individual talents of our staff to the requirements of the project so we […]

  • Quality control programs will reduce warranty risk

    Quality control programs will reduce warranty risk

    January 31, 2022

    Across many industries and building types, the pace of construction projects is increasing due to the high demand for new space. Without a strict plan for quality control and assurance, accelerating the construction process can lead to mistakes and costly warranty work. Repairs following a building opening can be expensive, disruptive and, in many cases, […]

  • Starting over…but not at zero: How a safety incident can strengthen your safety culture

    Starting over…but not at zero: How a safety incident can strengthen your safety culture

    January 16, 2022

    Contributed by the EV Construction Leadership Team If during a game of Family Feud, Steve Harvey posed the question, “What are the top seven characteristics of a strong leader,” what would be the top response? Integrity? Accountability? Empathy? Humility? Resilience? Vision? Positivity? I think we would all agree these should be the top answers. Many […]

  • The Risk and Reward of Self-Performing Trades

    The Risk and Reward of Self-Performing Trades

    December 8, 2021

    EV Construction is more than a construction manager; we are builders. Our team of over 100 professionals performs a wide variety of trade work. Of the 100 field professionals who we have on staff, sixty-six of them are laborers who work in one of seven, self-perform trade divisions. We have teams of men and women […]

  • A corporate chaplain for a construction company?

    A corporate chaplain for a construction company?

    September 21, 2021

    For 13 consecutive years, EV Construction has been a Best & Brightest Award recipient. Though we take great honor in the receipt of these awards, the true sense of satisfaction we feel comes from knowing that we are doing our best to provide a great workplace for our employees. We currently have 150 employees. Many […]

  • Rebuilding Personal Connections

    Rebuilding Personal Connections

    August 24, 2021

    For nearly 18 months, events have been put on hold. No concerts, no sporting events, no holiday parties, nothing that would involve a large crowd and not include social distancing. We, like many companies skipped the annual employee picnic, an in-person Christmas party and all other corporate events. We decided that summer 2021 was not […]

  • The benefits of employee performance reviews

    The benefits of employee performance reviews

    July 12, 2021

    Contributed by Rachel Austin, Director of Corporate Trades for EV Construction ‘Employee Performance Reviews’ mean a lot of different things across different industries, companies and even between departments. In the worst-case scenario, this is an opportunity for the manager or employee to unload everything that’s frustrated them lately. In the best-case scenario, it’s an opportunity […]

  • Leading from the Heart: Celebrating 5,000 Days

    Leading from the Heart: Celebrating 5,000 Days

    June 23, 2021

    Contributed by Tony Roussey, Chief Operating Officer and Safety Director Over fourteen years ago, EV began a string of consecutive days without a lost-time injury that is still going! Back on January 25, 2021, EV achieved the 5,000 consecutive day milestone and we celebrated yesterday with our employees, their significant others and children with a […]

  • Want to know the truth? Ask my wife…

    Want to know the truth? Ask my wife…

    June 15, 2021

    Contributed by John Parker, Vice President of Project Development We all have those people in our lives who love us so much, they will tell us the hard truth. There have been many mornings where I walk into the kitchen, and I can tell what my wife is thinking…that shirt and coat combination do not […]