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Skilled Workforce

Wickersham Construction and Engineering, Inc. has the ability to self perform many trades.  This provides us with a unique advantage that few other general contractors in Central Pennsylvania possess.  The ability to self-perform work helps us achieve aggressive project schedules and achieve greater quality control with our workforce.

Wickersham training for skilled workforce

We encourage and aid our work force in obtaining additional training, which gives us expertise in a wide rage of areas.   Our staff has training and expertise in the following areas:

Self-performed Capabilities:

  • Carpentry
  • Concrete
  • Demolition
  • Equipment Installation
  • Excavation
  • General Trades
  • Interior Finishes
  • Millwork
  • Miscellaneous Metals
  • Metal Siding and Roofing
  • Process Treatment Facilities
  • Piping
  • Rigging
  • Site Utilities
  • Structural Steel

Apprenticeship:

As a founding member of the Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), we encourage our young employees to participate in the ABC Apprenticeship Program.

Experience:

We have several superintendents with more than thirty years of experience in managing work.

Many of our carpenters, operators and mechanics that started working for us after high school ultimately retire from Wickersham Construction.

 

Special Training:

  • Certified Welding Certificate
  • Confined Space Entry Work
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Crane Rigging Training
  • Excavating and Trenching
  • Fall Protection Training
  • HDPE Pipe Welding
  • Pipe Welding
  • Structural Steel Welding
  • Safety Training
  • 30 Hour OSHA Training

Our work force is our most valuable resource.   Our work force turnover is well below industry standards.  With the talents and capabilities of our seasoned workforce and the ability to self perform many trades, Wickersham is able to maintain a cost and quality competitive edge over our competition.