in 1985 Jensen Construction Limited is a company which specialises
in offering a quality building service to industrial, commercial
and private clients throughout the North East.
JENSEN CONSTRUCTION ATTEND ASBESTOS AWARENESS SEMINAR
| Jensen Construction site operatives and management attended at asbestos awareness course on Wednesday 9th December at Primrose CA.
PAIR CELEBRATE LONG SERVICE
employees of Jensen Construction Ltd of South Shields
are celebrating 20 years’ long service with
the family-run business.
Foreman bricklayer Robert Milne and labourer Gordon
Ramm have been with the company almost from the
beginning. Both joined in 1987 and to mark the occasion
the company arranged a celebration “Builder’s
family and friends joined them and there was a surprise
presentation to the “Golden Boys”. In
the spirit of the evening, Robert was presented
with a “Golden” trowel set in a brick
and Gordon received a “Golden” wheelbarrow,
complete with bell and headlight for safety!
in 1985, the company incorporated as Jensen Construction
Ltd in 1999. Managing Director, Norman Jensen, said
:”We have a good team of mainly long-serving
employees and we are delighted to have had this
opportunity to mark their loyalty and hard work.
Robert and Gordon have made an excellent contribution
to our reputation and achievements since 1987.”
CONSTRUCTION AND CARL ARE AHEAD OF NEW AGE LAW
Shields-based Jensen Construction Ltd and their oldest employee
have shown that they are already ahead of the new age discrimination
joiner Carl Soderlund has recently celebrated 60 years
in the construction industry and Jensen Construction Ltd
marked the occasion with a special party with staff and
employees of all ages.
joined the firm five years ago at the age of 69, long
after most workers in the construction industry would
have handed in their tools. Now at the age of 74 Carl
has reached the remarkable milestone of 60 years working
as a joiner.
started work as an apprentice joiner at the age of 14
with Gus Bailey building the shops at Fallow Road, South
Shields. Recently, as part of a Jensen Construction Ltd
revitalisation contract he was working on the same shops
he helped to build back then.
who lives in South Shields, was joined by family, friends
and work colleagues at a celebration social evening where
he was presented with a joiner’s saw suitably mounted
on a wooden plinth. When giving advice and guidance to
younger colleagues Carl is often heard to start with “In
all of my 60 years in the construction industry……”
Director Norman Jensen said : “Carl has clocked
up a remarkable record of long service in the construction
industry and he is a well liked and much respected member
of the Jensen Construction team. Long may he continue
to work with us.”
people have a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience
and it is wonderful that we have already put into practice
exactly what the new age discrimination legislation is
seeking to do.”