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.

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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Leading architects, contractors, and engineers in Northwest Ohio supported the 180th Fighter Wing Ohio Air National Guard by providing design, engineering, and construction services for the Northwest Ohio 9/11 Memorial. During the terror attacks, F-16s from the 180th Fighter Wing flew to protect American airspace, and the base currently...

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Habitat for Humanity Project Playhouse Blitz Build

Project Playhouse Blitz Build is an annual event in support of Habitat for Humanity Maumee Valley. Habitat for Humanity strongly believes in teaching children the value of homeownership at pride at a young age. Over 24 organizations are proud sponsors of this year’s event, including OCP.

Besides a financial commitment that goes towards building family homes in Lucas County, sponsors brainstorm their playhouse design based on the child...

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Matt Vander Hooven

I want to take a moment to thank our skilled tradespeople, superintendents, project managers, and estimators. OCP teammates at all levels have willingly helped out at other locations. The long commutes, extra time, and sacrifices have not gone unnoticed.

As Henry Ford said, “If everyone is moving forward together, success takes care of itself.” Because of your commitment throughout this challenging year, OCP’s reputation for excellence...

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Employees of the Month

Dan Bartolet, Garret Grubb, and Mike Bisbee

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...

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OCP Contractors Supports VCAS Golf Outing

On Sunday, September 13th Veteran Companion Animal Services (VCAS) held their inaugural golf scramble. All proceeds from the event went directly to VCAS programming which includes providing rescue dogs to veterans coping with PTSD. The charity provides dogs from local shelters, thus saving a dog to provide a higher purpose. VCAS provides all food, training,...

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

Keep everyone safe and remain anonymous when reporting hazards.

You will be seeing this reader on OCP sites soon, to make the reporting of hazards, near misses, and safety suggestions more accessible to employees. The QR Code will take you to the OCP Contractors’ safety page where these submissions can be chosen at the bottom of the web page.

We need everyone’s help to ensure a...

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Employees of the Month

Nick Cantwell, Zach Lawson, and Roy Zimmerman.

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....

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OCP is proud to report that despite these uncertain times, there is one thing we all can be certain of, OCP is continuing to thrive. In each city, we have the largest list of jobs pending that OCP has seen in years.

There is no doubt in our minds that the reason OCP is able to prosper is because of our team. OCP invests in each individual team member to ensure they are provided state-of-the-art training and materials to safely and...

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Habitat for Humanity Family Receives Keys

OCP Toledo teamed up with Dunbar Mechanical, Laibe Electric, and VM Systems to build two homes for Habitat for Humanity. In total, the combined team...

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Employees of the Month

Peggy Bonilla, Shawn Ford, and Steve Gill.

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...

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