We wrap up a conversation this week with about veterans in civilian drilling and construction. On today’s episode, anchor Brock Yordy finishes his conversation with Rob Meyer of Talon LPE, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and Jake Fletcher, formerly of the RED HORSE. It’s episode 37.

Meyer says the important thing for both veterans and civilians is to share the goals for the project at hand.

“I think, at the end of the day, people want to work with good people who want to do good work,” Meyer says. “How are you going to help me on that mission of being a good person and doing good work?”

Part 2 of the conversation covers:

  • The qualities military veterans bring to drilling, construction
  • Expectations when hiring military veterans
  • Financial literacy for drilling, construction professionals
  • Right-sizing work projects, livable wages for company and employee health
  • Prevailing wages in drilling, construction
  • Veterans’ views of civilian work
  • Boosting veteran hires in drilling and construction

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