As part of our continued commitment to safety, Ruston Paving is rolling out a Safety Pledge that is being signed by all employees in each division. This Safety Pledge will then be displayed in our respective offices to encourage employees to always Think Safety.

In signing the Safety Pledge, each employee vows to:

  • Never compromise my own safety or the safety of my co-workers to get the job done.
  • Actively look for hazards, promptly report them and take appropriate action to alleviate the issue.
  • Be a good safety role model for my co-workers, friends and family even when off the job.
Pledge Signing (SYR-WTN Division)Pledge Signing (ROC)
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Pledge Signing (MAN_RIC)

Frustration To Satisfaction on 03-24-17Last week, Ruston Paving was working for a local grading company that was widening a road in Graham, NC. At 5:25 this past Friday evening, a frustrated homeowner submitted a message via the Contact Form of our website. It seems this homeowner was tired of looking at her mailbox on the ground and restricted access to her driveway due to the road construction.

Even though these issues were the responsibility of the grading contractor (our prominent blue colored equipment can be misleading!), the message was quickly passed to Mark Rogers, our NC regional manager, who showed an exemplary level of service. Mark immediately contacted the homeowner to fully understand the problem, then called the grading company that was still on site to get the problem resolved. The grading company sent a crew to the home right away, installed the mailbox and smoothed the transition from the driveway to the road. After the grading company called Mark to say the work was complete, Mark called the homeowner back to be sure they were satisfied. All of this happened in the span of one hour, which prompted the homeowner’s follow-up message the next morning!!

As the homeowner so succinctly wrote, “that is some stellar customer service!” It’s no coincidence that kind of swift action and level of service allows us to stand head and shoulders above our competition.

Feb 102017

A2017 Open House Schedules we prepare for the busy construction season, all of our Ruston Paving offices will be holding an Open House so potential new hires can come in and see what we can offer. The Open House schedule is as follows:

  • Durham, North Carolina
    • February 15 from 4:00 – 7:00
    • Register by calling 919-544-1288
    • 3874 South Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713
  • Greensboro, NC
    • February 16 from 4:00 – 7:00
    • Register by calling 336-297-9494
    • 204 South Regional Rd, Greensboro, NC 27409
  • Manassas, VA
    • February 28 from 3:00 – 6:00
    • Register by calling 703-335-9550
    • 11850 Livingston Rd, Suite 109, Manassas, VA 20109
  • Syracuse, NY
    • March 14 from 11:00 – 2:00
    • Register by calling 315-437-2533
    • 6216 Thompson Rd, Syracuse, NY 13206
  • Rochester, NY
    • March 16 from 4:00 – 7:00
    • Register by calling 585-742-3080
    • 6228 Collett Road, Farmington, NY 14425
Jan 102017

Help WantedThough the throes of winter are upon us, Ruston Paving is still hard at work. And we could use your help! All of our divisions continue to seek motivated employees to add to our team both now and in the spring.  If you are not afraid of a little hard work in exchange for an rewarding lifelong career, be sure to visit the EMPLOYMENT page of our website to find all current job listings.

Christmas Greeting

 

Nov 232016

May the good things in life be yours in abundance at Thanksgiving and throughout the year.

Happy Thanksgiving

Malvern Manor (paving)Ruston Paving was contracted by Gumenick Properties to repave Malvern Manor, one of their beautiful properties just outside of The Fan District.  This is our first project with Gumenick, and we look forward to working with them again soon. The property manager was VERY impressed with all of our crews along with their attention to safety and efforts to keep pedestrian sidewalks cleaned throughout the entire day.  All the small things make a big difference.  Hats off to the crews and truck drivers – your hard work is noticed!

Spring Arbor (finished)Ruston Paving crews from our Richmond division recently completed a project for Hercules Contracting, a valued repeat customer. This project is an addition to the Spring Arbor retirement community containing a new memory loss facility to aid with the specific needs of its tenants.

The facility is set to open in fall 2016. So, our crews had a strict schedule to adhere to and were highly successful in completing the project on time. Great work all around!

Sep 022016

Happy Labor DayAccording to the US Department of Labor, Labor day was first celebrated in 1882 and  ”is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.”

Our employees certainly deserve that tribute! It is due to their efforts that Ruston Paving has grown to be the strong respectable company it is today. So to our employees, however you chose to spend your holiday weekend, please do it safely as you are truly our greatest asset!

Preventing RollawaysEvery year, hundreds of accidents and injuries occur from rollaway vehicles in which a motor vehicle, after the transmission has been locked into a parked position, is believed to have rolled either forward or backward by the transmission purposefully or inadvertently moving or slipping into another gear position. Operators experiencing roll-away and/or runaways have been pinned by their vehicle, fallen under the wheels of their vehicle while chasing it down the street, or have allowed their unattended vehicle to strike members of the community.

In an effort to eliminate this preventable incident, Ruston Paving has added mandatory wheel chocks be placed on all our unattended vehicles and trailers. This is just one of the many facets to our safety program that serves to our make our job sites safer and protect our employees and the general public.

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