Recent News & Events

OCP Contractors has been an integral part of the Ohio construction community for over 50 years. To follow stories of our community outreach, award-winning projects, office happenings and more view posts below.

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On May 13th, OCP Columbus employees sponsored After-School All-Stars Ohio (ASAS Ohio) at their charity golf outing at Top Golf.

ASAS Ohio provides comprehensive after-school programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and in life. The program is currently providing approximately 750 low-income students in Columbus, Toledo, and Cleveland with high-quality care and mentorship. Nationally, the program serves over...

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

OCP Contractors would like to thank Richard Brown (Laborer in Cleveland (216) 213-6325), Mary Ann Lorton (Plasterer in Toledo (419) 309-0677), and Tim Loomis (Carpenter in Columbus (614) 348-2050) for accepting positions on the OCP Safety Committee.

These individuals are helping OCP by reviewing the Safety and Health Programs. Their input is valuable as some...

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On Thursday, May 6th OCP was the presiding sponsor for the inaugural Cleveland Builds Sporting Clay Fundraiser at Hill’nDale Club.

Now more than ever, pre-employment education and training for job seekers is needed. Cleveland Builds is an industry-led 501(c)3 workforce organization dedicated to connecting people with successful, family-sustaining...

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Employees of the Month

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and contribute to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard work of these individuals, OCP has proudly...

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In alignment with OCP’s value of no compromise on safety, team member Alex Kaszer, CHST GSP, has developed a Cleanest Jobsite Award for outstanding work within the Columbus area.

This month’s award goes to Mark Duncan and his team at the Franklin County Correctional Center project. In an area where ceiling tiles were to be installed, everyone helped out and moved trash and...

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On March 11th, OCP employees including Nicole Aveni, Siccorah Martin, and Jenni Harris attended a panel discussion hosted by Cleveland NAWIC supporting women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics honoring WIC Week 2021. The event was open to high school women as well as industry professionals.

OCP’s very own Carpenter Elizabeth “Liz”...

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Employees of the Month

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and contribute to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard work of these individuals, OCP has proudly...

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Andrew Beaston

Join us in congratulating Andrew Beaston on his recent promotion to General Manager of OCP Columbus. Andrew has 22 years of experience and was drawn to OCP three years ago due to their industry recognition. Once with the company, Andrew quickly grew to admire the culture. “Teamwork and comradery are ingrained in the culture. It’s great to see how the...

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

OCP is proud to be rolling out a Safety Challenge Coin Program.

The program is designed to recognize and reward employees who go above and beyond their role in the OCP Safety Program. All employees are eligible from the date of hire. The challenge coin is a hand-crafted 1.75-inch diameter 24k...

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As one of the first women to retire from Painters Local 7 Union with a pension through the working field, Lynn has over 32 years of experience and proudly worked at OCP for 19 years. Lynn transferred to OCP from another company after hearing all of the good things employees had to say about the...

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Employees of the Month

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and contribute to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard work of these individuals, OCP has proudly...

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OCP Contractors Builds Home for Habitat for Humanity

Tyniece was handed the keys to her brand new home by OCP Human Resources Manager Siccorah Martin. It was a celebration of the collaboration between Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity and OCP Contractors, along with three skilled trade contractor partners, Dunbar Mechanical, Laibe Electric, and...

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The focus of Women in Construction (WIC) Week is to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women in the construction industry and to support building a diverse and inclusive workforce. Hosted by the National Association for Women in Construction (NAWIC), WIC Week provides an occasion during Women’s History Month to spotlight and amplify the women in construction who challenge...

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Metrohealth Cleveland Construction

Written by Sean Parker, OCP Cleveland Project Manager

OCP is a proud partner on the MetroHealth Transformation project in Cleveland, Ohio. The 11-story LEED-certified project is the first of its kind in the nation as it will occupy a designated EcoDistrct.

The Project...

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Employees of the Month

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and contribute to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard work of these individuals, OCP has proudly...

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Penta Career Center Scholarship

Last October, OCP Contractors partnered with the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and Build Your Future organization (BYF) to support Careers in Construction Month. By pledging to promote and celebrate careers in construction, OCP was entered into a prize drawing to award a $5,000 scholarship to a deserving school of their choice.

In mid-November, the NCCER and BYF...

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

As everyone has experienced, this past year has brought new challenges to our safety efforts. COVID brought in new policies that seemed to change monthly and had contractors implementing different policies that went above and beyond the CDC’s recommendations. This made it difficult for employees at OCP... for that I apologize to all of you. I am, however, proud of all...

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Employees of the Month

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and contribute to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard work of these individuals, OCP has proudly...

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OCP Participates in Virtual Job Fair

In preparation for Toledo public school's upcoming virtual job fair, OCP’s Chris Gunderman, General Superintendent and Jesus Quintero, 2nd year Carpenter Apprentice were interviewed to showcase to the students the benefits of a construction career path.

The goal of the career fair is to introduce students ranging from elementary to high school the variety of career...

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Employees of the Month

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and contribute to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard work of these individuals, OCP has proudly...

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Courtney O'Brian

Get to know the OCP team members who are constantly working with you to make your project a success in safety, budgets, and timeline. At OCP, our team is just as dynamic as the company they work for.

Meet Courtney O’ Brien, who has been with OCP since 2019 and was recently promoted to Regional Safety Manager. When Courtney was looking to further her career in keeping people safe on the job site, she chose to work for...

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Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse’s metal ceiling panels are a key aesthetic feature in the design that was carefully installed by the OCP Contractors team. The installers had to pay close attention to the alignment of the panels to successfully showcase the design.

The ceilings are one of OCP’s most publicly visible projects as Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse welcomes close to two million guests to 200+ events each year. The project was...

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb and some hospitals face staffing shortages, it is more critical than ever that we do our part to control what we can. Please continue to follow the instructions within OCP Contractors COVID-19 Response and Procedure Resource. We each have the responsibility of keeping the entire team safe by taking the...

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Dodi Sawyer hired a home improvement company for significant plumbing and electrical work on her home in Toledo, OH. Instead of completing the work, the company left her with an inhabitable home. “I was having the plumbing redone and the electric and that turned into three months of the destruction of the inside, throwing away my kitchen appliances, and taking down my shower and leaving me with nothing but empty rooms,” Dodi said....

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Employees of the Month

Tina Alfred and Matt Marlowe

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and contribute to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard...

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