June 2017 Newsletter

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June 2017 eNewsletter

Safety today means Action tomorrow!


Employee News

401K Open Enrollment – Month of June

If you have 6 full months of employment with Action, Inc. and are at least 18 years old, you are eligible to enroll in Action’s 401K plan. Action matches 40% of every dollar you contribute to the plan! This is the time to make changes to the amount you contribute and update beneficiaries.

Forms must be returned before 07-01-17. Email Jan Shamp at jshamp@action-mechanical.com or call her at 479-452-5723 for the forms.

2017 Excellence in Construction Awards

Action Mechanical, Inc. was recognized at the Excellence in Construction Awards Banquet, hosted by the Arkansas Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. as the recipient of the Mechanical Over $10 Million award for our project, Baptist Health Medical Center in Conway, Arkansas. The Baptist Health Medical Center is a 262,000 square-foot, 130-room hospital. It has 8 operating rooms and 2 delivery rooms. The building has 1,200 tons of cooling and is already built for future expansion. Construction started in October of 2014 and the main hospital was completed August 18, 2016.

Grit Career Fair

Action Mechanical, Inc. recently took part in the first annual Grit Career Fair, the Kimmons Jr. High Career Fair for Boys. Each year, Kimmons Jr. High girls have attended a career fair hosted by Zonta, but male students haven’t had the same opportunity. This year that changed and Action Mechanical is proud to have been a part of this fun, educational event!

Action, Inc. Receives Excellence in Construction Award from Associated Builders and Contractors of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Arkansas announced that Action, Inc.’s work on the Baptist Health Medical Center has earned the company first place in the category of Mechanical Over $10M in ABC’s Excellence in Construction awards. Action, Inc. accepted the award on April 22nd during the annual ‘Excellence in Construction’ celebration at the Chancellor Hotel in Fayetteville, AR. on April 22, 2017.

“ABC congratulates Action, Inc. for their outstanding work on the Baptist Health Medical Center,” said Bill Roachell, ABC Arkansas President. “This project is a true example of exceptional craftsmanship and professionalism that defines merit shop construction. It is an honor for the association to recognize this project with our top construction excellence award.”

ABC Arkansas designed the Excellence in Construction program to recognize excellent performance in the merit shop construction field. The award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. This year’s competition was open to all construction projects completed by ABC member firms during 2016. The winning projects were selected from entries submitted from across the state and were judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation, safety and cost.

The owner of this project is Baptist Health.
The architectural/engineering firm used was Bernhard TME Engineering.

A panel from the Construction Management Department of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock served as the competition’s judges.

Safety Training Videos

The Action Safety Training Videos are now on the company website! You can access this page by scrolling down to the footer of the website and clicking the link “HR Videos” or follow the link below.

Safety Training Videos

Employee Suggestions

In an ongoing effort to improve our company and our employees, Action Mechanical encourages you to participate in an Employee Suggestion Form. This form is open to all employees and can be submitted quarterly. This provides you the opportunity to improve and benefit our company and customers.

Suggestions that identify specific problems or opportunities and propose suitable solutions to enhance Action Mechanical’s efficiency and effectiveness will be provided cash awards. Cash awards will be authorized each quarter for employees who’s ideas are adopted and implemented or result in measurable dollar savings.

Cash awards are based on the best idea each quarter. The winner will receive $500. An employee suggestion form is attached for your use. Upon completion of this form, please submit to the following:
awright@action-mechanical.com or celliott@action-mechanical.com.

We look forward to your participation in this program and the success we anticipate it will bring.

Employee Suggestion Form

Family Scholarship Program

Action, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

Follow the links below for additional scholarship information and scholarship application form.

Family Scholarship Program Information
Family Scholarship Application

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