Specialty Contractors

Specialty Contractors Committee

The Specialty Contractor committee works with the faculty to increase specialty contractor exposure, and develop a better understanding of how specialty contractors operate for all students. Creating stronger deliberate partnerships between General and Specialty Contractors, the Committee provides informative and interactive experiences for students, both in the classroom and through extracurricular activities. This committee performs the following functions:

  1. Work on ways to enhance student’s understanding of different specialty contractors to reinforce the knowledge of students’ additional career options and opportunities
  2. Develop, through close coordination with faculty and the Curriculum committee ways in which increased education and exposure to specialty contracting can be achieved
  3. Report to the Managing Directors Committee way in which specialty contractor trades and business can gain further exposure within the Department

2-YEAR GOAL

  • Specialty Contractor presentations in classes to generate increased/earlier exposure for students
  • Create a hands-on experience with material donations and demonstrations
  • Utilize and support clubs/competitions to create interdisciplinary focus
  • See and track graduate placement statistics
  • Overarching Goal: Achieve a cultural shift. Advocate for General and Specialty Contractors as trade partners.

Curriculum and Programs-Specialty Contractors Committee-May 2020 Report

20201106-Specialty Contractors Committee-Report-Curriculum-and-Programs.pdf

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Role Name Company
Specialty Contractor Lead A.J. Chamorro Pribuss Engineering, Inc.
Specialty Contractor Co-Lead Keenan Brekke Pacific Structures
Faculty Representative Tom Kommer Cal Poly Construction Management
Faculty Representative Paul Weber Cal Poly Construction Management
Dominic Cacciatore Cupertino Electric Inc.
Harrison Woods Largo Concrete Inc.
Michael Ricks Anning-Johnson Company