Press Release
May 14, 2010

Graniterock Announces Construction Career Day 2010

Progressive Local Company Highlights Job and Educational Opportunities in Construction and Green Building


Graniterock is again hosting a Third Annual Construction Career Day on Friday, May 14, 2010 at its A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas. This day is designed for Santa Cruz County high school students, and will highlight the many varied and interesting career paths the construction industry has to offer.

The day will begin promptly at 9:00am with a tour of the Quarry. Bruce W. Woolpert, President and CEO of Graniterock, will address the students, followed by presentations from over 25 different professionals representing various construction and green building occupations. The day will conclude at 1:30pm.

To RSVP or to get your school program registered, please contact Audries Blake, Cabrillo College Tech Prep Coordinator, at 831.479.5013 or aublake@cabrillo.edu. Graniterock has been headquartered in Watsonville, California, since its founding in 1900. The Company’s employees work in branch locations in South San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Salinas, Monterey, Oakland, Watsonville, Felton, Cupertino, and Santa Cruz.

Graniterock supplies construction materials including ready-mix concrete, hot mix asphalt, building materials, landscaping supplies, rock, sand and gravel. The Company’s Pavex Construction Division is a significant regional heavy engineering contractor building roadways, airports and private commercial and residential projects. Graniterock received the 1992 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the 1994 Governor’s Golden State Quality Award.

For more information, contact:
Audries Blake, Cabrillo College Tech Prep Coordinator, 831.479.5013