Press Release
March 30, 2009

Graniterock Announces Date Construction Career Day

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

Graniterock is again hosting a Second Annual Construction Career Day on Friday, May 8, 2009 at its A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas. This day is designed for Santa Cruz County students, and will highlight the many varied and interesting career paths the construction industry has to offer.

The day will begin promptly at 10 a.m. 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 1:30 pm.

To RSVP or to get your school program registered, please contact Audries Blake, Cabrillo College Tech Prep Coordinator, at 831.479.5013 or [email protected].

Graniterock has been headquartered in Watsonville, California, since it’s 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:
Vicki Narciso, 831.768.2734
Kevin Jeffery, 831.768.2103
Don Barrett, 831.768.2309
Keith Severson, 831.768.2063