Minority, subcontractors associations in Charlotte team up for Steel Boot Awards

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The Metrolina Minority Contractors Association (MMCA) and the North Carolina Subcontractors Alliance (NCSA) are co-ordinating The Steel Boot Awards on June 7 in Charlotte.

The associations have invited nominations for awards recognizing general and subcontractors, large, medium and small.

Criteria for General Contractor of the Year (in categories above and below $50 million annual volume) include:

  • Best business practices
  • Supports diversity on the job
  • Presents job information in a clear, concise manner
  • Maintains a clean, safe jobsite
  • Maintains good subcontractor relations
  • Community involvement
  • Promotes safety on the job
  • Presents clear and complete pay app procedures
  • Solicits value engineering from subcontractors and supplies
  • Participates and supports professional construction organizations.

For Subcontractor of the Year, there will be three awards, based on revenues under $2 million, from $2 million to $7 million and above $7 million. Criteria include:

  • Best business practices
  • Strong diversity inclusion programSupports diversity on the job
  • Sends submittals in a timely manner
  • Arrives with fully equipped crew ready to work
  • Displays a “can do” attitude when the unexpected roadblocks arise
  • Pays second tier subcontractors and material suppliers on time
  • Punches out jobs in a timely manner
  • Participates and supports professional construction organization

Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on May 17 by completing and sending the nomination form (you can download it here) to MMCA. The nomination documentation also includes information about sponsorship opportunities for the awards event.


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