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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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6

S.A.M.E.

10

INSIDER NEWS

16

FEATURE STORY

20

FEATURE STORY

24

PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

28

AROUND THE BENCH

28

GARRISON REPORT

30

REPORTS/INFORMATION

20

Feature Story

COMING TH 25 MARCH

Feature Story

Chamorro Phrase Of The Month Fino Chamorro: English:

M책yulang i tubon hanom The water pipe is broken.

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GCA

TRADES ACADEMY B u i l d i n g

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THEDIRECTORS PRESIDENT James A. Martinez Guam Constractors Association PAST CHAIRMAN Tom Anderson Black Construction Corporation CHAIRMAN - ELECT Art Chan Hawaiian Rock Products VICE CHAIRMAN - ELECT John Sage WATTS Constructors SECRETARY/TREASURER William Beery Tutujan Hill Group CONTRACTORS DIRECTORS: Narci Dimaoala Amazon Construction Carlo Leon Guerrero M80s Office Systems Conchita Bathan Core Tech International Tom San Nicolas dck pacific guam LLC Miguel Rangel Maeda Pacific Corporation ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS: Jeffrey Larson TakeCare Insurance Ray Yanger Fastenal Patty Lizama Pacific Isla Life Michael Kikuta Matson Navigation

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Guam Contractor’s Association (GCA) in conjunction with AdzTech and Public Relations, Inc. publishes the Construction News Bulletin (CNB) monthly. Reproduction of materials appearing in this publication is strictly forbidden without written permission by GCA. While we always strive for accuracy, we will from time to time overlook mistakes. In order to help us improve the quality and accuracy of this publication, we ask that you take the time to look at the information provided and notify GCA of any corrections as needed. Opinions and editorial content of this publication may not necessarily be those of the publisher, production team, staff, GCA members, GCA Board of Directors and advertisers. For more information about advertising in the GCA Construction News Bulletin contact the advertising department at (671) 477-1239/2239 or email at adztech@teleguam.net. Distributed to GCA members or can be obtained by stopping by the Guam Contractors’ Association office located at 718 N. Marine Corps Drive, Suite 203, East West Business Center, Upper Tumon, Guam.

PUBLISHER: James Martinez

To find out more about how you can become a GCA member contact Guam Contractors’ Association at Tel: (671)647-4840/41 Fax: (671) 647-4866 or Email: gca@teleguam.net. www.guamcontractors.org

COVER: Jessica Barrett, First Chamorro Woman Plumber.

Postmaster. Send address changes to Guam Contractors’ Association, located at 718 N. Marine Drive Corps Suite 203, East West Business Center, Upper Tumon, Guam.

PRODUCTION TEAM Geri Leon Guerrero AD SALES: Jaceth Duenas PRODUCTION: Geri Leon Guerrero Christopher “Taco” Rowland Jaceth Duenas PHOTOGRAPHERS: Christopher “Taco” Rowland NAWIC Signing photos courtesy of Burt Sardoma, LT. Governor's Office EDITOR: Adztech CONTRIBUTING WRITERS: John Robertson R.D. Gibson Shawn Gumataotao Ted Garrison GCA STAFF: Francine Arceo Desiree Lizama


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S.A.M.E. UPDATE SAME Hosts Joint Membership Luncheon Engineers (SAME) hosted a joint membership luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Guam Feb. 26. During the meeting, dozens of professional engineers, architects, land surveyors, and construction contractors had the opportunity to mingle and catch up on activities within the engineering and construction industry. This includes the Guam Contractors Association, Guam Society of Professional Engineers, The American Institute of Architects Guam & Micronesia Chapter, Guam Society of Land Surveyors, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers.

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Th e s e r e g u l a r m e e t i n g s a l s o p r o v i d e i t s members and attendees the opportunity to gain cross-industry knowledge and build relationships with

CAPT Glenn Shephard, commanding officer, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas, delivered the keynote speech during the meeting, highlighting themes of the “NAVFAC Construction Program in Guam and CNMI.� During his speech, Shephard provided an overview of military facilities management, an update of current initiatives to include progress toward the relocation of U.S. Marines to Guam, upcoming prospective military construction projects, energy conservation initiatives, and small business opportunities.

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SAME Joint Membership Luncheon Snapshots

Attendees make time for a quick photo while enjoying camaraderie and cuisine during the Society of American Military Engineers Guam Post Joint Membership Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Guam Feb. 26.

Johnson, Hawaiian Rock Products; and MAJ Alex Nelson, 554th RED HORSE Squadron, during the SAME recognized individuals who contributed to the coordination of the ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Photos by Shaina Marie Santos

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INSIDER NEWS

Overview and Program Update Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas By John M. Robertson

On Feb. 26, CAPT Glenn A. Shephard, regional engineer and commanding officer for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas, provided a briefing to a joint meeting of the engineering and construction community on Guam. The meeting was attended by 225 contractor and A&E services personnel. Highlights of the presentation are repeated below. NAVFAC is responsible for military facilities management. This entails the provision of infrastructure and services to support operational units, service members and their families assigned to military installations. The scope includes: Public works (utilities,

services, maintenance and repairs), engineering, construction, environmental stewardship and transportation. NAVFAC is not responsible for ships, submarines and aircraft. The NAVFAC mission on Guam is big business, $502 million last year involving approximately 573 personnel and hundreds of contractors. The spotlight on Guam comes from the Defense Policy Review Initiative (DPRI) which is sometimes referred to as the “military buildup�. It provides for the relocation of elements of the U.S. Marine Corps from Okinawa, Japan to Guam. The 2010 Record of Decision (ROD) enabled significant construction to progress although it was delayed to great extent until recently by action of the U.S. Senate. The 2015 Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), and soon to be signed ROD, enables cantonment and live fire

training range construction to commence. Our neighboring islands to the north are also a part of the DPRI. Environmental impact statements are being prepared for CNMI Joint Military Training (CJMT) facilities and the PACAF divert exercises and activities. The FY 2016 presidential budget has been released but requires congressional authorization and appropriation before it becomes law. That is at least six months away. The USMC/DPRI 2016 forecast is for informational marketing purposes only. There is no specific offer or commitment by the Navy to fund, in whole or in part, the opportunities referenced herein. See FEDBIZOPS and NECO for official announcements, information and requirements on specific procurement opportunities.

Military Construction (MILCON) and Special Projects Prior Year Authorizations Pending Award FY 2014 2012 & 2014

PA $(M)

TITLE Whole House Revitalization Ph 2 Lockwood Fuel Systems Maintenance Hangar, Inc 1

STATUS

$23.1

Reprogramming

$89.9

Recent Award

2014

PRTC Silver Flag Fire Rescue & Emergency Training

$4.6

Awaiting Funds

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PRTC Red Horse Airfield Operations Facility

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FY15+ Military Construction FY

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PA $(M)

VEHICLE

2015

PRTC- Red Horse Logistics Facility

$3.15

AE-DB

2015

Combat Communications Infrastructure Facility

$4.3

AE-DB

2015

PRTC - Satellite Fire Station

$6.5

AE-DB

2015

(DPRI) MWSS Facilities at North Ramp

$28.8

IH-DB

2015

(DPRI) Ground Support Equip Shops at North Ramp

$21.8

IH-DB

(DPRI) Multiple Projects pending SEIS Record of Decision for Marine Corps Relocation

$436

AE-DB

2016*

Sanitary Sewer System Recapitalization

$45.7

AE-DB

2016*

Corrosion Control/Composite Repair Hangar

$39.6

AE-DBB

2016*

Asia Pacific Resiliency South Ramp Utilities Phase 2

$7.1

AE-DBB

Various

Total: $689M • FY15: 9 - Energy Projects Planned Valued $13.3M PROJECT TITLE

LOCATION

6 BLDGS HVAC & VENDING MACHINE CONTROLS

AAFB

FACILITY ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS 12 BLDGS

AAFB

FACILITY ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS 28 BLDGS

AAFB

ENERGY EFFICIENT ENTRANCE LIGHTING 81 BLDGS

AAFB

DHW AIR TO WATER HEAT PUMPS 3 BEQ BLDGS

AAFB

UPGRADE ENERGY EFFICIENT 45 BLDGS

AAFB

ENERGY EFFICIENT ENTRANCE LIGHTING FOR MULTIPLE BLDGS

NBG

FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS FOR EFFICIENCY BLDGS 282, 583, 3169, 4918, 320XR

NBG

ENERGY EFFICIENT EXTERIOR BUILDING LIGHTING

NBG

• FY16: 14 - Energy Projects Planned Valued $23.8M • FY17 (planned): 15 - Energy Projects Planned Valued $27.7M Operations & Maintenance, Navy (O&M,N) FY15 Budgeted at $54.6 Mil in Facility Sustainment (ST) • $24.6 Mil planned for Naval Base Guam • $30.0 Mil planned for Andersen AFB Expected Projects for FY15 (not a complete list) • Repair Roofs • Repair Wharf Fenders

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• Harbor Surveying and Dredging • General Taxiway Repairs at Andersen AFB • Install Fire Detection Systems • Maintain Roads and Parking Lots • Considerable Housing and other Demolition FY16 Sustainment Funding Planned at $84 Mil

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Guam DBMACC

SBMACC

HUBZone DBMACC

8(a) MACC

SDBOSB MACC

Contract Capacity

$4B

$500M

$240M

$100M

$30M

Contract Period

5 yrs Base +4 Options

5 yrs Base +4 Options

5 yrs Base +4 Options

5 yrs Base +4 Options

5 yrs Base +4 Options

Typical Task Order Range

$15M - 400M

$1M - 15M

$1M - 10M

$25k - 2M

$150K

Number of Firms

Awarded to 7 Firms

Awarded to 6 Firms

~ 5 Firms

Awarded to 6 Firms

~ 5 Firms

Award Timeframe

Awarded 10 May 2010

Awarded 10 Mar 2010

Solicitation out Feb

Awarded 5 Aug 2010

Pre-Solicitation March

Last Option Expiration

May 2015

March 2015

Follow-on Contract

$900M Mar 2016

$240M Aug 2015

VEHICLE

Small Business Opportunities FY 2015 Small Business Projection is $105 Mil Potential Subcontracting Opportunities • MILCON Projects • BOS Contract Upcoming Solicitations: • HUBZone MACC February • Pest Control March • AGE Corrosion Control April • 8(a) MACC May • CM Services IDIQ June • In/Outbound HHG September • SDVOSB MACC March • Generator MACC May • SB MACC May • MEC MACC June • Aircraft Wash Services June Notices and Requirement Details will be posted on FEDBIZOPPS

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July 2015 $245M May 2015

Aug 2015

Jun 2015

NAVFAC Acquisitions Contacts

• Mr Eugene Diaz, NAVFAC Marianas Acquisition Director Eugene.Diaz@fe.navy.mil or (671)349-6148 • Mr Al Sampson, NAVFAC Marianas Small Business Advisor Albert.Sampson@fe.navy.mil or (671)339-7090 • LT Kate Gutierrez, Assistant Operations Officer Kathryn.Gutierrez@fe.navy.mil or (671)333-1280

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FEATURE STORY

First Lady of by R.D. Gibson


When some people think of plumber, some people think of Mario from Super Mario Bros.; the beloved Super Nintendo video game about an Italian, overall-clad plumber jumping in pipes, catching stars, avoiding turtle shells, and saving Princess Peach with his trusty sidekick Luigi. But, what if the tables were turned? What if Princess Peach grabbed a pair of pink overalls, spun her crown around, and went around cleaning pipes? It isn’t farfetched, since we find shining stars like Jessica Marie Barrett, the “Princess” of Barrett Plumbing, and Guam’s first Chamorro female certified plumber. Barrett is the President of Barrett Ent. Inc., or Barrett Plumbing. She runs the family business her father, Jack, started. She is inspired every day to keep “the family business that my dad and mom started for future generations.” Once a photographer, Barrett switched her lens toward helping run the family business 25 years ago. What started as clerical work around the office turned into Barrett taking the reigns of a growing family business. Through the experience she gained working for her father, she became more familiar with the process. Almost a decade after getting her business degree at the University of Guam, she joined the Department of Labor’s apprenticeship program. Over the years, Barrett has really come into her own, not only as a business owner, but she also holds the title for the first Chamorro woman certified plumber on Guam. But, beyond that, everything she does centers around her family and their well-being. Everything she does resonates some form of the man who gave her the reigns to a successful business: her father. “I am inspired by my father…who always has unshakable faith and confidence in me, even when I fail,” Barrett says. “My dad will tell me, ‘That’s business, learn from your mistakes, dust yourself, and try again.’” She continues, “And, then he also reminds me not to let the business get the best of me…reminds me what’s important and [that] is family and our own peace of mind.” But, first and foremost, their customers’ satisfaction is of utmost importance; ensuring a client is taken care of and their problems are addressed. In an already male-dominated industry, Barrett sticks out as a rose among the thorns. But, she also sets an example for young women entrepreneurs around the island. “Do not let misconceptions and or the negativity of others deter you from working in a non-traditional field of work,” she says. “ Women in business are historically underpaid than men in – not only the construction industry, but in business as a whole,” Barrett states. “Women and their contributions are somehow considered to be less valuable than their male counterparts,” she asserts. However, she also strongly expresses that she sees more women in the construction industry in the future.

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One role she takes very seriously is that of mom to her two young sons, LJ and AJ. As a single parent, she spends most of her free time spending quality time with them. She also cooks and gardens, and though it has been a while, she loves a good time karaoking and dancing. Barrett and her company are also philanthropists, especially through their work in repairing sewer and water lines for kennels at Guam Animals In Need. Along with their friends from the Red Horse Squadron and a generous donation from Frontier Plumbing Supply, they excavated and replaced portions of water and sewer lines. Barrett’s ‘do not let this fail’ and ‘don’t quit’ attitude is something she puts into anything she does. Her unbreakable optimism and unshakable focus have helped her, not only succeed, but break barriers. She mentions a story of a project just last year where she was faced with several problems – one right after the other, but she “learned that you really have to hope for the best, but plan for the worst and pray!” Barrett has demonstrated that longevity lies in not giving up and how much effort you put into your work. Businesses should maintain a “Do not quit” attitude, even, and especially when times get tough. For 43 years, Barrett Plumbing has been a part of the tapestry of family-run businesses on Guam, which continue to thrive because of their commitment to hard, good, and effective work. And maybe even a bit of the nurturing, sometimes convincing influence of a woman. “In construction and our family business in particular, there are so many facets to running a business, but one of the greatest assets of being a woman is that we are able to multi-task effectively. It is a challenge to balance the demands of running a service business along with being a single mom,” she says. “But, at the end of the workday, I am content knowing I am carrying on the family business my parents worked so hard to build.” Powerful women are breaking gender roles and stereotypes every day by inspiring a new generation of leaders, and blazing a different trails. Women in construction aren’t about rattling cages, or leaving a mark, but about bolstering a community of professionals who are committed to one thing: getting the job done well. Success shows through a person’s work when they are passionate. Barrett advises “Do what you love, and love what you do.” Barrett’s accomplishments and accolades demonstrate just how much she loves what she does. Jessica is currently the President-elect for the National Association of Women in Construction Guam Chapter #381 and chartering member.

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FEATURE STORY

National Engineers Week

Encourages Next Generation of Professionals National Engineers Week was celebrat- It is supported year round through many avenues, most notably, DiscoverE (formerly celebrated in 1951 by the National Society National Engineers Week Foundation), of Professional Engineers (NSPE). Today, whose mission is to sustain and grow a dynamit is observed by more than 70 ic engineering profession through outreach, engineering, educational, and education, celebration and volunteerism. cultural societies and more than 50 corporations and government agencies. teers, educators, organizations and others Historically, local organizations have interested in increasing knowledge of celebrated National Engineers Week the value of engineering education and with little fanfare, however, over the careers to students from Kindergarten past few years NSPE and the Society of through 12th grade. Locally, that volunAmerican Military Engineers (SAME) have teerism is represented by local engineering - professionals giving their time to present to ing to the forefront for the week through elementary, middle and high school students volunteerism, activities, and a proclamation signing by the governor of Guam. National Engineers Week is a time to tive a number of years ago to launch this on in our world, increase public dialogue about . Gibs D . R the need for engineers, and bring engineer- of the SAME Guam Post. by ing to light for kids, educators, and parents.


More than 50 presentations were made to local schools. With support from companies such as

and an administration area. With this new military uniformed engineers from the program in place, local students will have an 554th REDHORSE Squadron and 36th opportunity to follow a career in engineering Civil Engineering Squadron, and Guam Department of Public Works, more than 50 education. presentations were made to students at In addition to presentations, high school various local schools. students were provided the opportuniPresentations focused on what an ty to compete in the third annual Dean engineer does, how to become an engineer, Gillham Bridge-Building Competition, which and featured a hands-on activity for is organized through the Engineers Week students to test their engineering ideas. In addition, students were informed about the design competition where students Pre-Engineering Program, available at the are provided a balsa wood kit to build University of Guam (UOG), where students could take classes that parallel engineering before contestants structures are then pitted against others to see which design is other universities. the UOG Jesus and Eugenia Leon Guerrero School of Business and Public Administration students are able to transfer their credits Building March 14.

UOG is currently also preparing up a new School of Engineering with the construction of a new with classrooms, science and

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On Feb. 18, Lt. Governor Raymond Tenorio signed the Guam Engineers, Architects, and to stand Land Surveyors Week proclamation in the program presence of architects, and engineers from building each of the island’s professional associations. comput-

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PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

February 26, 2015 Hyatt Regency Guam Guest Speaker Capt. Glenn Shephard

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March marked Women in Construction Week. The National Association of Women in Construction held a series of events from March 3rd through March 7th. • March 3rd with a proclamation signing from Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio (acting Governor) and a WAVE in front of ITC intersection. • March 4th with Island Girl Power and their Golf Ladder project. • Ending on March 7th with Block Kids

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Standing Seam Roofs -A Great Fit For Micronesia

by Shawn Gumataotao

A recently published Metal Construction News article highlighted the Metal Roof industry-outlining the top technologies in the marketplace today. In recent years, GET,LLC has been witness to the utilization of one particular metal roofing system on Guam that can withstand the harsh tropical climate of the Western Pacific and provide a long lasting roofing solution. The end result has been an increase in value to current metal buildings from Yigo to US Naval Base Guam. Whether you have plans to develop a commercial project or watching the Guam Housing Corporation's residential home building project, there are many types of metal roofing options for a facility on Guam and Micronesia. But only one shines above the rest-the standing seam metal roof panel. The standing seam metal panels are interlocking single-skin panels with concealed fasteners and raised seams. The panels in these systems are typically continuous lengths from eave to ridge and can vary in widths and styles. Installed vertically, these systems come in structural or architectural varieties.

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The benefits of a such a system begins with its durability. A lack of interlocks allows for expansion much better across the roof which means a longer life usage. Most roofing systems are now sold to meet various UL classifications and ASTM standards for strength, wind uplift and energy efficiency codes for Guam and the region. Made of aluminum, these systems are recyclable at end of life. With some posting 20 year warranties, the standing seam roof is an affordable solution to any roofing job in Micronesia. The warranties also take weather tightness into consideration-a must with the amount of rainfall and storm activity we see on a yearly basis. From a maintenance point of view, standing seam roofs are low-to-no maintenance, if installed properly. Cleaning these roofs are as simple as mild soap and clean water. These systems are also energy efficient and can aid in LEED Certification-especially those in "cool roof" colors. Integration with solar photovoltaics are simple. Need a quick roof solution? "Float" a standing seam roof system over existing roofing materials for an affordable fix that will last for years. Give a standing

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GARRISON REPORT

Business Development Isn't About Sales and Marketing Proclaiming business development isn't about sales and marketing may appear to be a little brash, but they are virtually opposites. Business Development is about the client while sales and marketing are about the company doing the selling. Do you really think prospects are concerned about the contractor? This situation is especially true in the low bid arena, which is a typical transactional environment. In this environment, I constantly hear contractors complain about prospects attempting to get the work at below cost. Unfortunately, some buyers don't care if the contractor survives, their only concern is getting the best deal. What is sad is this approach typically does not work for the customer or the contractor, but that's a story for another day. Attempting to get added to bid lists is not business development, because the bid environment is a transactional environment. While transactions do create a customer, they do not create clients that generate repeat business or quality referrals. During sales transaction, the salesperson merely takes the order and then attempts to find a way to deliver that order at the lowest cost in order to win the bid. In contrast, business development professionals focus on developing business relationships with clients that are based on performance, experience, and knowledge - not just low price. Business development professions understand that to be build repeat business they must compete based on the value their company bring to the process. The greatest value a contractor can bring to the project is using its expertise and knowledge to maximize the value of the project for the

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client by guiding the client through the process. It's important to understand the definition of client as "someone under the protection of." In other words, as an expert, contractors need to protect their clients from project risks and problems and often the client is its own biggest risk. Typically, clients are not experts on construction and when they attempt to make decisions about construction issues they tend to get themselves into trouble. Therefore, the business development professional needs to act like a trusted consultant and advise the client what is in its best interest throughout the entire life-cycle of the project. I often tease contractors that they should throw away their sales and marketing materials. The reason is they are focused on the company. Of course, that material has some value, but do you think someone will make a commitment to spend millions of dollars based on a sales literature. Sales literature does not create trust, in fact; it is usually reviewed with some skepticism. Gaining commitment based upon trust takes hard work by the business development professional. It is fine to leave a simple sales kit with prospects so that they have your contact information, and they are aware of the types of services you provide. In other words, provide the basic information, but do not expect your sales material to close the deal. To develop a relationship built upon trust takes hard work. The business development professional must spend a great deal of time talking to potential clients in order to learn about their business. Today, being an expert on construction methods is a

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given. What differentiates contractors is their ability to grasp their client's specific and often unique needs. This means the business development professionals must do their research and ask questions so that they understand the client's priorities and challenges. Solving the client's challenges is where the contractor add superior value. While price is always important, it is essential for the contractor to focus on the big picture. In other words, it is not about producing the cheapest solution, but the identifying and delivering the best solution which typically costs less in the long run. The best solution considers not only the initial capital cost, but it takes into account future energy and maintenance costs as well as the operating costs of the facility. Because the best business development professionals realize they can add the greatest value before construction starts, they work hard to become a trusted advisor. Remember, clients are not interested in constructing a building, they want what the building will do for them. Therefore, great business development professionals focus on what is important to their clients. "Ted Garrison, president of Garrison Associates, is a catalyst for change. As a consultant, author and speaker he provides breakthrough strategies for the construction industry by focusing on critical issues in leadership, project management, strategic thinking, strategic alliances and marketing. Contact Ted at 800-861-0874 or Growing@TedGarrison.com. Further information can be found at www.TedGarrison.com."

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Hvac Technician

Japanese Specialty Cook Landscape Gardeners Laundry Supervisor Les Mills Certified Instructor Machinist Marine Maint. Machinist Marine Maint. Mechanic MRI Technician

Massage Therapist

Motor Rewinder

Nursery Worker

Painter,Transporter Equipment

Pipefitter

Quality Inspectors

Radiologic Technician

Restaurant Manager Refrigeration & AC Mechanic

Shipfitter Sous Chef

Scuba Dive Instructor

Welder Welder - Fitter

1

Electric Motor Repairer

5 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Maintenance Electrician Elevator Installer Chef Spa Supervisor - Trainer Biomedical Equipment Specialist Automotive Mechanic Baker Mechanic Auto Body Repairer Tech. OSH Instructor Buyer

Total Non-Construction H2-B Workers

0

1

Mechanic

Baker Master

2

151

2 4 19

Wedding Service Attendants

Concierge

1

20

7

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

TOTAL Construction H-2B Workers

Total OTHER Construction

Welder

Tower Crane Operator

Project Supervisor

Plasterer

32 1031

0

2

0

4

5

0

HVAC Mechanic

Landscaper

6

0

Foreman General Maintenance & Repairer

4

0

0

Field Supervisor

Estimator

Electrical Power Lineman

1

1

Architectural Drafter Civil Engineer

3

AC& Refrigeration Mechanic

Other Construction Occupations

Employers Workplace Monthly Report Statistics

Ulatrsound Technician

Baker Mechanic

Specialty Cook Training & Dev. Specialist

Other Non-Construction Occupations

2 12 1

Auto Repairer Baker

GUAM DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Alien Labor Processing Certification Division

49 4

999

Electrician Camp Cook Total Common Const.

1158 13 8 2 1 1182

41.44%

4.90% 0.40%

38.04%

Sheetmetal Worker

Reinforcing Metalworker Structural Steelworker Plumber

Carpenter

Cement Mason

0

1000

1500

Prepared By: Sherine Espinosa Contact information: Greg Massey, ALPCD Administrator P.O. Box 9970 Tamuning, Guam 96931 (671)475-8005/8003

Camp Cook Grand Total H2B Workers

1.60%

500

10.51%

1.20%

1.60%

0.30%

Common Construction Occupations

UK

Kiribati

Japan

Korea

Philippines

Japan 0.68% Kiribati 0.17% UK 0.08%

Heavy Equip. Operator Electrician

Total U.S. Workers

1182

Philippines 97.97%

Korea 1.10%

H-2B Population by Nationality

REPORTS/ INFORMATION

2000

2500

3000

3500

4000

4500

US Workers vs. H-2B

Grand Total H-2B Workers

3955

40 87

Non-Construction Total H-2B Employers

Total U.S. Workers

47

Construction

Employers By Industry

Philippines Korea Japan Kiribati United Kingdom Total by Nationality

Workers by Nationality

16

3

12 16

414 105

Heavy Equip. Operator

Plumber Sheetmetal Worker

Structural Steelworker

Reinforcing Metalworker

Common Construction Occupations 380

Cement Mason Carpenter

MONTH ENDING: January 2015


GCA Construction News Bulletin March 2015  

Guam Contractors' Assn. Monthly Construction News Bulletin is Guam's official construction news publication.

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