The Heart Ministry Center recently broke ground on its expansion project. MCL Construction is the general contractor on the project that will add 14,000 square feet to the North Omaha campus. Since 2005, the Heart Ministry Center has increased the acts of service provided by more than 4,000 percent!
When completed in late summer of 2019, the Heart Ministry Center will have:
"The Heart Ministry Center plays an important role in the lives of so many people," said MCL Construction President Bob Carlisle. "MCL Construction is honored to be a part of this project; we aren't just constructing an addition, we get to help build dignity for all."
In 2017, the Heart Ministry Center provided $300,000 in medical and dental care. It distributed 3.6 million pounds of food and 6,400 individuals received case management and social work assistance.
The new addition is designed by Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture and Project Advocates is representing the owner.
About MCL Construction:
MCL Construction is an Omaha, Nebraska, based Construction Manager and General Contractor. It builds relationships with business partners by using construction expertise with innovative building strategies to provide a collaborative building experience.
Five employees at MCL Construction recently graduated from its carpenter training program. The curriculum is designed to give students comprehensive carpenter skills from blueprint reading and basic framing to casework, door and hardware installation.
"We expanded the training to 13 weeks to give us an extra session to focus on safety. Additionally, we modified the course to emphasize commercial carpentry skills specific to the work that MCL typically does," said MCL Construction labor coordinator Scot Stangl.
The training program combines on-the-job experience and classroom work thanks in part to a partnership with Metropolitan Community College where the students met every Monday for four hours.
"We think it's important to promote from within and give all our employees the education and experience they need to develop their skills and further their careers," said Jason Jansen, Director of Field Operations for MCL Construction.
The competition for skilled employees is at an all-time high. After two complete classes, MCL Construction is already seeing the benefits as production has increased because of the versatility of skills learned in a controlled environment.
Recent graduates include:
MCL Construction is committed to hiring high performers who are eager to learn and who are passionate, dedicated, and thorough in the work and service they provide to clients.
About MCL Construction:
MCL Construction is an Omaha, Nebraska, based Construction Manager and General Contractor. It builds relationships with business partners by using construction expertise with innovative building strategies to provide a collaborative building experience