June 2019 Build Strong Event - $60,000 raised for VA Beach Municipal Center Tragedy
HRUHCA Young Leaders at the 2019 Pig & Pearl
Despite brief bursts of rain, the sun carried the day and everyone had a great day on the banks of the Chickahominy River.
HRUHCA Announces the election of New Officers and Board Members
President: Chris Safrit, Trident Civil
Vice-President: Lee White,
Draper Aden Associates
Secretary: Rob Hicks, Eure Inc.
Treasurer: Bill Witt,
WB&E Construction, Inc.
President-Elect: Andy Lerner,
Peninsula Paving, Inc.
Gaston Brothers Utilities, LLC
Mark Massie, Branscome Inc.
Brian Evans, E.V. Williams Inc.
Amy T. McClure,
Crenshaw,Ware & Martin P.L.C
Jonathan Holt, Allan Myers
Jack Rephan: General Counsel
Pender & Coward, P.C.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Norfolk and Portsmouth residents will soon receive help paying tolls through the Elizabeth River Tunnels. Toll Relief, the first program of its kind in the nation, will provide meaningful financial relief to qualified Norfolk and Portsmouth residents who travel the Elizabeth River Tunnels. Read More
Final VUHCC 2017 Legislative Report
Did you know that every HRUHCA/VDOT work zone certification training class also includes flagging certification?
HRUHCA Membership Directory Sponsoring Member Firms
Thank you to our 45th Anniversary Sponsors!
Thank you to our 2019 Pig & Pearl Sponsors!
Thank you to our Fall Golf Tournament Sponsors!
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2019 Board of Directors
Jonathan Holt - Allan Myers
Lee White - Draper Aden Associates
Rob Hicks - Eure Inc.
Bill Witt - WB&E Construction, Inc.
Andrew Bagby - Branscome, Inc.
Immediate Past President
Andy Lerner - Peninsula Paving Inc.
Brad Fussell - Gaston Brothers Utilities
John Saintsing - Tri-State Utilities
Chris Safrit - Trident Civil
Mary Ann Clark - Luck Stone Corporation
Mike McGourty - T.A. Sheets General Contractors
Jack Rephan - Pender & Coward, P.C.
Tidewater Community College (TCC) is now accepting registrations for the upcoming Pipelayer Training Program offered in partnership with the Hampton Roads Utility & Heavy Contractors Association (HRUCHA).
Initial Course details:
Start Date: * July 10, 2018
Location: 727 Mt. Vernon Ave., Portsmouth, VA
Schedule: Classes held two nights per week – Tuesday/Thursday
2.5 hours per class, 5:00 – 7:30 pm
One Saturday class meeting per month for 5.0 hours, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Content: NCCER Core
NCCER Pipelayer Level 1
Cost: $2,400 per student ***
*** Grant funding may be available through Opportunity Inc. for qualified employers to offset employee training costs for the Pipelayer Training Program. The Hampton Roads Incumbent Worker Innovation Program can reimburse between 50% - 90% of training costs for employees of companies with fewer than 250 employees.
Additional Incumbent Worker Innovation Program qualifying criteria include: Basic Employer Eligibility Requirements
Have a Companywide Workforce of no more than 250 employees. Have a justifiable need for the IWT services funded under the Grant.
Has operated within the Hampton Roads Region for a least twelve (12) consecutive months. Current on all Virginia and local tax obligations.
Has a valid FEIN/IRS Identification Number.
Completion of an IWT Pre-Award Review/Application Form
Basic Employee Eligibility Requirements
Be at least Eighteen (18) Years of Age.
Be a Citizen of the United States or a Non-Citizen with the Right to Work. Be compliant with the Military Selective Service Act (MSSA).
Need training in order to support continued employment or to increase skill sets in order to meet the needs of new or expanded job requirements, as determined by the employer. Have been a full-time, non-temporary employee with the employer for at least six (6) consecutive months.
If eligible, TCC will work with each company and Opportunity Inc. in order to gain approval for funding prior to the start of training. Additional funding sources may also be available for companies not meeting the above criteria.
All companies interested in the training are encouraged to respond.
Companies with employees for the Pipelayer Training Program should provide the following by Feb. 21st, 2018:
Point of Contact
# of employees
TCC will contact the identified POC to begin arranging for student registrations and facilitate the grant application process for eligible companies.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Norfolk and Portsmouth residents will soon receive help paying tolls through the Elizabeth River Tunnels. Toll Relief, the first program of its kind in the nation, will provide meaningful financial relief to qualified Norfolk and Portsmouth residents who travel the Elizabeth River Tunnels.