Fluor Instructor Clemon Prevost Named Nation’s Top Craft Instructor by Associated Builders and Contractors
IRVING, Texas (April 1, 2019) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that Clemon Prevost was named the 2019 Craft Instructor of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Prevost is the electrical trade instructor at Fluor’s U.S. Gulf Coast Craft Training Center in Pasadena, Texas. He was recognized during the Careers in Construction ceremony at the ABC Convention in Long Beach, California last week.
“Clemon has a passion for developing tomorrow’s workforce, and the heart he has for his students is evident in everything he does,” said Mark Landry, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Fluor. “From instructing students through technical simulations and competitions to mentoring them on employability skills, Clemon prepares them for success.”
A journeyman in the electrical and instrumentation fields and an NCCER-certified instructor, Prevost has more than 42 years of experience in the electrical industry. Since 2015, he has led the electrical program at Fluor’s U.S. Gulf Coast Craft Training Center. With Fluor, he has safely delivered more than 300,000 hours of craft training with 169 graduates in the electrical program. He is active in his community, mentoring others to help them prepare for careers in the construction industry.
At Fluor’s U.S. Gulf Coast Craft Training Center, Fluor provides tuition-free, pre-employment training to individuals desiring high-demand construction careers. The center offers entry-level courses in the electrical, instrumentation and pipefitting disciplines and advanced welder training. Since its opening in late 2015, more than 600 students have graduated from the center with industry-recognized NCCER certifications.
The Craft Instructor of the Year award is presented annually by ABC to an instructor who possesses outstanding creativity, a positive attitude and the ability to transfer knowledge through communications skills and innovative teaching to promote lifelong learning.
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Founded in 1912, Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) is a global engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance company that transforms the world by building prosperity and empowering progress. Fluor serves its clients by designing, building and maintaining safe, well executed, capital-efficient projects around the world. With headquarters in Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks 153 on the Fortune 500 list with revenue of $19.2 billion in 2018 and has more than 53,000 employees worldwide. For more information, please visit www.fluor.com or follow Fluor on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.