19 episodes

Rebuild SoCal Partnership consists of 2,750 contractors, 90,000+ union workers, along with 3 unions and numerous construction trade associations. The Partnership is dedicated to working with elected officials and educating the public on the continued need for essential infrastructure funding including airports, bridges, ports, rail, roads and water. Located in Anaheim, CA. The podcast will discuss up and coming construction trends and projects in Southern California that will affect your community and your life.

The Rebuild SoCal Zone Rebuild SoCal Partnership

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Rebuild SoCal Partnership consists of 2,750 contractors, 90,000+ union workers, along with 3 unions and numerous construction trade associations. The Partnership is dedicated to working with elected officials and educating the public on the continued need for essential infrastructure funding including airports, bridges, ports, rail, roads and water. Located in Anaheim, CA. The podcast will discuss up and coming construction trends and projects in Southern California that will affect your community and your life.

    Women in Construction: Building America from the Ground Up

    Women in Construction: Building America from the Ground Up

    Local 12 Operating Engineer Apprentice Angelina Valdez-Belete Shares her Experience

    On this episode, we are continuing our women in construction series. This time around we spoke with Angelina Valdez-Belete who is a member of the International Union of Engineers Local 12. We spoke to her about how she found the Local 12, what it feels like to operate these machines and the experience on the job site. To watch the Women Hardhats video mentioned in the episode, click the link below!  

    https://youtu.be/oGXv_BbCZmc 

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    • 25 min
    Talking Housing Crisis, High-Speed Rail, Ports & Drought with Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon

    Talking Housing Crisis, High-Speed Rail, Ports & Drought with Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon

    Legislators Impact Infrastructure Issues

    During this episode, we got the chance to speak with Speaker of the California State Assembly, Anthony Rendon. We discussed transportation and water infrastructure, the housing crisis, and what will be on the Speaker's legislative agenda in 2022. 

    *Recorded on October 21st, 2021. 

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    • 24 min
    Construction Industry at Risk: Big Concerns, Big Hit to Bottom Line

    Construction Industry at Risk: Big Concerns, Big Hit to Bottom Line

    Impact of the Construction General Permit Renewal on Contractors and Public Agencies

    On this episode, we discuss the Construction General Permit that is being renewed by the California Water Resources Control Board. We spoke with experts, Dr. Mark Grey who is the Principal Technical Director for the Construction Industry Coalition on Water Quality and the Director of Environmental Affairs for BIASC, and Dave Mercier who is the head of the Water Quality Department at Michael Baker International's local office. Click the link below to find several documents about the permit, some of which we mention during the podcast, and a section focusing entirely on the Construction General Permit Renewal. https://www.cicwq.org/industry-news/construction-general-permit      

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    • 29 min
    City of Needles Water Emergency May Benefit Other SoCal Cities (Part 2)

    City of Needles Water Emergency May Benefit Other SoCal Cities (Part 2)

    To finish our story on the city of Needles water crisis in Southern California and what went wrong, we spoke with Rainie Torrance, Assistant Utility Manager for the city of Needles, Bryan Hickstein, Chief Water Operator for the city of Needles, and Dave Sorem, Vice President for Mike Bubalo Construction. We discuss how RSCP became involved with this project, the July 21st storm that affected a crucial part of the city's only operating well, and the mechanics of a well overall.   

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    • 26 min
    City of Needles Water Crisis - Setting the Story (Part 1)

    City of Needles Water Crisis - Setting the Story (Part 1)

    This is the first of our two part episode about the water emergency in Needles, California. On this episode we get to speak with Rick Daniels, city manager of Needles, and the Mayor of Needles, Mr. Jeff Williams.

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    • 24 min
    Women in Construction - Journeywoman Julia Padilla

    Women in Construction - Journeywoman Julia Padilla

    We are starting a brand new series all about women in the construction industry. To kick off our series we spoke with Journeywoman Julia Padilla, who is in the Laborers Union at Local 89. We talked about projects she has been a part of, the physical challenges during training bootcamp, and her overall experience and perception of being a woman in the construction industry. Here are the videos Julia has been featured in, found on our Youtube channel.                        

    1) North Coast Project: https://youtu.be/weYg7XvfIsU        

    2) Women Hardhats - Building our Infrastructure: https://youtu.be/oGXv_BbCZmc                                                

    3) Women in Construction (30 second): https://youtu.be/AcawbVhd_tU 

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    • 31 min

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Trooper Construction ,

Well done!

Congratulations on a fabulous podcast! Informative and interesting!! Huge amount of thoughtful ideas and information. Good voices! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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