Interlaken ads Andy Coate to Team

By |2018-06-28T01:00:43-07:00September 14th, 2015|Categories: Dig It|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Interlaken has added Coate as Operations Manager. His background includes heavy civil construction experience within the state of Oregon. Coate has worked in several different construction areas and brings a large amount of experience in the arena of yard piping, large bore pipe installation, excavations and demolition. As well as an emphasis on Public Works Projects requiring extensive [...]

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HIRING: Estimator/Project Manager

By |2018-06-28T01:04:06-07:00March 26th, 2015|Categories: Commercial|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Interlaken, Inc. is a growing, Certified WBE/DBE Site and Utility Excavation firm seeking a Construction Estimator/Project Manager with commercial, residential and municipal estimating experience. Our office is located in West Gresham with projects throughout the greater Portland/Metro area. Projects range from 100k – 1M. We are looking for an experienced individual with a positive attitude and [...]

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Best Business Advice

By |2018-05-09T17:18:23-07:00May 29th, 2014|Categories: Dig It|Tags: , , |

I came across this article regarding the best business advice these top professionals ever received. I'd have to say that a piece of advice that resonates with me would be "Don't sit around and wait for someone to give it to you, get out there and take it." I believe that hard work pays off, but [...]

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City of Portland Small Business Construction Program

By |2018-05-09T17:38:44-07:00January 5th, 2012|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

As you may know Interlaken was an active contractor in the City of Portland's Sheltered Market Program. All participants of that program were graduated out in October of 2011 and the City is in the process of creating a new program to correct issues the disparity study identified. The disparity study pointed out City construction projects awarded had a lack of [...]

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Site Specific Safety Plan Training

By |2018-05-09T17:37:15-07:00December 19th, 2011|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

Interlaken attended a City of Portland training session on how to properly develop a Site Specific Safety Plan. Pat Darby, a Construction Safety Manager,  and Bryan Davis, a Construction Safety Specialist, with the City of Portland Bureau of Evironmental Services taught the class on key points regarding an S.S.S.P. and led us through an excercise where we created a sample Job [...]

Prime to Sub Outreach

By |2018-05-09T17:50:59-07:00June 14th, 2011|Categories: Dig It|Tags: , , |

Interlaken recently attended an outreach event organized by the City of Portland that included presentations from Prime Contractors and City of Portland Project Managers. The focus of the event was to connect Small Businesses with construction opportunities. It was an insightful and informative networking opportunity. The Prime Contractor speakers included representatives from Howard S. Wright, Walsh [...]

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Turner School of Construction Management

By |2018-05-09T17:47:57-07:00March 21st, 2011|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |

I'm taking a course offered through Turner Construction Company. Turner is a well respected nation wide general builder who has been in business since 1902. Their Portland, Oregon office has been building throughout the state since 1979. Turner offers a Construction Management School that is primarily used as an outreach to Emerging Small Businesses, Women Business [...]

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