Meet Associated Builders and Contractors’ CPOY Award Nominees

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has announced the finalists for the 2019 Craft Professional of the Year award. This year’s winner will be announced at the Careers in Construction Awards Ceremony on March 28 during the ABC Convention in Long Beach.

The 2019 Craft Professional of the Year finalists are:

  • Joel Newton – Journeyman Electrician, Foreman and Detail Manager, Windemuller, Michigan
  • Shaun O’Brien – Field Superintendent and Journeyman Electrican, Buist Electric, Michigan
  • Adrian Rios – Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Welder and Fabricator, McCullough Construction, California

ABC presents the Craft Professional of the Year award to a skilled craftsman who excels in his or her field and demonstrates a commitment to safety, training and passion for their trade.

This year’s Craft Professional of the Year will receive:

  • Round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations for the 2019 ABC Convention.
  • Appearance in a video highlighting careers in construction.
  • Print and digital coverage in ABC’s Construction Executive magazine.
  • Press coverage in ABC National outlets

Plus, they will receive a check for $10,000 – provided by Tradesmen International and NCCER – onstage at the 2019 ABC Convention in Long Beach!