Did you know you can receive a college scholarship based on your love of construction? Power Construction offers scholarships to support minority and female high school seniors intending to pursue a construction-related degree in college.
Our mission to create sustainable workforce opportunities for diverse and underserved communities is part of how we bring our core beliefs to life. It's about finding a way to use construction not only as a practice, but a process to improve people's lives.
Power Construction's Assistant Project Engineer Program offers a compelling opportunity for junior college students in construction adjacent programs—including construction management, engineering and architecture—to ease the financial burden of higher education, jumpstart their careers and gain invaluable on-the-job training.
The foundation of Power Construction's commitment to diversification of the industry rests on building long-term relationships with diverse partners. Engaging in joint ventures on major projects such as the Terminal 5 expansion at O'Hare International Airport enables Power's partners to grow their capacity while lending their significant expertise to these complex builds.
After years of working for large institutions, Gabby Dumitrascu and her husband Cristian cashed in their retirement savings to fund their dream of becoming business owners. As the parents of two young children, they knew it was risky, but they were committed to doing whatever it took to grow their business and create a better life for their family.
"One of the things we are hearing more and more from our science clients is how important their facilities have become in the battle for talent", says Jason Gunderson, Senior Project Manager with Power Construction's Health + Science Team.
Four national trends continue to bring a rising tide to Chicago's position on the life science stage. First, pharmaceutical and biotech companies are continuing to go public. Since 2015, more than 270 of these firms have listed on NASDAQ.
Power Construction Company, LLC and United Insulated Structures, LLC (UISC) are pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2020, they've joined forces to service the specialized needs of the cold storage industry.
It’s important to tread carefully when restoring or renovating historic Chicago buildings. They are a part of our cultural heritage and the foundation of our industry. No matter how much the inside may change and modernize over time, the outside should retain the history and character that makes them special.
National Women in Construction week is an opportunity to highlight women in all aspects of construction - raising awareness of opportunities available for women and emphasizing the growing role of women in the industry. During this week every year, Power is continuing the conversation around the impact that our women have on construction and our company.