Posts in “General”

How You Can Bridge the Gap Between Many Generations of Construction Workers

May 21, 2021 | EmployeesGeneral

With a growing need for younger professionals in the construction industry, we are seeing a blend of multiple generations working side by side: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z. In order to create a positive working environment that promotes effective communication and productivity, it is important to understand how each generation behaves […]

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Our Roots: Keeping Core Values at the Center of Innovation at Gray & Son

March 17, 2021 | General

At Gray & Son, family and tradition are at the forefront. With over a century of service in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware, our family has grown quite a bit over the past several decades. However, Gray & Son takes pride in never losing sight of the Gray family values and staying rooted in our rich […]

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Construction Recruitment in Today’s World

May 21, 2020 | EmployeesGeneralHiringSafety

We’ve already shared some of the changes we’ve made at Gray & Son due to COVID-19, and we’re continuing to take precautions to keep our teams safe and healthy. Since we’ve been fortunate to be deemed an essential business, we’ve also been in the rare position of continuing to hire new employees throughout the past […]

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Work Zone Safety Tips

April 24, 2020 | EmployeesGeneralSafety

Safety is a top priority here at Gray & Son, which is why we’ve written about it on our blog multiple times. This week is Work Zone Safety Week, so we wanted to highlight some of the ways we make sure our highway work zones are safe for our crews and the public. We frequently […]

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Gray & Son’s Response to COVID-19

March 31, 2020 | EmployeesGeneral

As we all work to navigate the challenging times our country and world are facing, Gray & Son is making every effort to keep our workforce safe and limit exposure while continuing to do the important construction work our communities depend on. Construction has been classified as an essential business in Maryland, in line with […]

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A Glimpse into the Job of a Construction Project Manager

February 20, 2020 | EmployeesGeneral

We’ve covered what a construction estimator does as well as the role of an assistant estimator here at Gray & Son, especially when it comes to getting a project started, and now we’re on to another team member: the construction project manager. A project manager’s job really starts once a project has been awarded to […]

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Then vs. Now: Construction Industry Changes

December 12, 2019 | GeneralIndustry TrendsSafetySitework

As a company with more than 100 years of history behind us, Gray & Son has seen many changes in our industry and company. We wanted to share some of those changes, so we asked a couple of our team members, who have each been with us for more than 45 years, to chat with […]

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The Role of a Construction Assistant Estimator

November 13, 2019 | EmployeesEstimatingGeneral

We’ve shared how important and busy a construction estimator’s job is, but there are many others involved in getting a project off the ground at Gray & Son. Assistant estimators are also essential to our team, doing much more than simply assisting our estimators! Here’s an overview of the role of an assistant estimator at […]

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All About Our Sister Company, Maryland Paving

October 23, 2019 | Asphalt PavingGeneral

Did you know that Gray & Son has a sister company? Maryland Paving has the reputation of being the best provider of asphalt pavement and other aggregate products in the Baltimore region, and we’re proud of our relationship with them. So we wanted to share a little bit of their history and some information about […]

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What Does a Construction Estimator Do?

September 18, 2019 | EstimatingGeneralSitework

A construction estimator fills an extremely important role for a construction company, and their job is not a simple one. Understanding the critical roles of a construction estimator can help you navigate working among your team with ease. Here, we wanted to share everything that goes into an estimator’s job to help you better understand […]

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