WATSONVILLE, Calif.--Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) announced today that it has been named 2015 “Veterans Employer of the Year” by the California Employer Advisory Council. This award recognizes Granite’s programs and policies in support of U.S. veterans in hiring and promotion, as well as employee retention, ongoing training, and benefits.
Granite actively recruits veterans by participation in programs such as Work for Warriors, Honor a Hero, and the California Employment Development Department Workforce Program. Granite also offers competitive employee programs including tuition assistance, leadership training and a mentoring program.
“Veterans bring a wealth of knowledge and skills well-suited to the construction industry,” said Phil DeCocco, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Granite Construction Incorporated. “This includes not only operations experience, but also understanding the importance of leadership, partnering and selfless service which are in line with Granite's Core Values and culture.”
To learn more about Granite career opportunities visit Granite Careers and Military Employment page.
Through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide, Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) is one of the nation’s largest infrastructure contractors and construction materials producers. Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects, including transportation, industrial and federal contracting, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery. Granite is an award-winning firm in safety, quality and environmental stewardship, and has been honored as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years.
Granite is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the MSCI KLD 400 Social Index and the Russell 2000 Index. For more information, visit graniteconstruction.com.