2511, 2020

Giving Thanks

November 25th, 2020|

Counting Our Blessings and Giving Thanks... To Our Community, As we count our blessings this Thanksgiving, know that you are among them. You have helped to make our business what it is today – and for that, we are truly grateful. In these challenging and unprecedented times, with countless businesses closing their doors for good and many others struggling to keep their heads “above water,” we are both humbled and [...]

211, 2020

Grade Tech Backs The Blue – Our Cause

November 2nd, 2020|

Grade Tech is passionate about Backing The Blue in our local community, especially during these difficult times. We have decided to give back and we need your help. Grade Tech has partnered with Mrs. Herriman, Amanda Brady, and Salsa Leedos to feed our local law enforcement. We are seeking donations in exchange for free cool products! 100% of the proceeds will go to feeding our brothers and sisters in blue. Grade [...]

110, 2020

Students, Find Your Fit: Exploring Your Options in the Trades

October 1st, 2020|

School’s back in – whether in-person, virtually or as a hybrid model – and we at Grade Tech have a message for high schooler and middle schooler students: when considering a career, don’t forget to explore the trades. With pressure from high school counselors and parents to get a college degree, many students never explore the benefits of a blue collar career. We’re here to tell you to do your [...]

1409, 2020

Keep on Trucking – Fostering a Culture of Pride at Grade Tech

September 14th, 2020|

CDL Drivers are in high demand these days. In our fast-paced world, the need to get products or equipment from point A to point B quickly and efficiently is paramount to the success of many businesses and our economy. Whether they’re hauling food, clothing, furniture or other consumer goods; moving construction equipment to job sites; or operating heavy equipment and trucks at the job site, truck drivers are now and [...]

2608, 2020

Clint Brocious Celebrates 3 Years with Grade Tech by Helping Local Animal Shelter

August 26th, 2020|

Grade Tech laborer, Clint “Gator” Brocious, is celebrating 3 years with the company. In honor of Clint’s hard work and dedication, Grade Tech is donating $1,000 to Gator’s charity of choice – the North Utah Valley Animal Shelter. The shelter provides animal services, including pet adoptions, lost and found animal services and dog licenses to Alpine, American Fork, Cedar Hills, Eagle Mountain, Highland, Lehi, Lindon, Orem, Pleasant Grove, Saratoga Springs [...]

1908, 2020

Calling All Aspiring Entrepreneurs – Get With The Trades!

August 19th, 2020|

When we think of or speak of entrepreneurs, we often think of the “white collar” world, whether that be business offices and tech companies, retail stores or online shops. What many young, enterprising people fail to realize is that the trades can be a great place to fulfill one’s entrepreneurial dreams. In today’s world, there is a growing need for skilled tradespeople. With many young people choosing to go to [...]

3007, 2020

Top 10 Reasons We Love Working in the Trades

July 30th, 2020|

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter our way of life, one thing has become abundantly clear - our country is dependent on blue collar workers. It is these “essential workers” who have kept our nation going as we endure the unprecedented impact the virus. As we emerge from the pandemic and the economy begins to recover, we need to recognize the lessons that have come out of this crisis; [...]

2406, 2020

Ink Against Cancer – Mahala Velasquez’s Passion

June 24th, 2020|

Mahala Velasquez, Grade Tech’s Office Manager, is celebrating her fifth anniversary with the company this month. Her hard work and dedication helps to keep Grade Tech operating smoothly. To recognize Mahala, Grade Tech has made a donation to an organization that is close to her heart – Ink Against Cancer – Cancer Warriors Foundation. The grassroots organization unites national, statewide and local tattoo artists to raise cancer awareness and provide [...]

1506, 2020

Small Construction Companies Offer Big Opportunities

June 15th, 2020|

In today’s world, we generally think that bigger is better. We shop in “big box” stores, we order “supersized” fast food and we generally seek to get the most out of life by looking for the next “big” thing. But when it comes to the “blue collar” trades – such as grading and excavating and other niche industries – the “bigger is better” premise does not necessarily hold true. There [...]

406, 2020

Celebrating His Work Anniversary by Giving Back – Gary’s Story

June 4th, 2020|

Grade Tech’s hauler, Gary, is celebrating 5 years with the company this spring. To commemorate that milestone, he is once again supporting Lincoln Self Reliance(LSR), a private not-for-profit organization that has played an integral part in the lives of Gary, his wife Judy and his son, Todd. Grade Tech is donating $1,000 to LSR in honor of Gary’s anniversary with the company. The charitable contribution is part of Grade Tech’s “giving [...]