Section 3 Participation
Sustainable Fellwood Subcontractors continue to employ local residents of Chatham and surrounding Counties. During the month of June, 68 (local residents / 54%) out of 125 (total number of workers on-site for June) were employed on Sustainable Fellwood – Phase I. A total of 236 (51%) local residents have been employed on Phase I.
To-date (as of June 30, 2009) 461 workers have been badged. Estimated Average number of workers on-site daily: 30. All workers on-site are required to present documentation to support their ability to work legally in the United States; provide proof of identity and proof of employment authorization. This is an E-Verify worksite.
Construction Apprentice Participants
CAP* students hired to-date: A total of 14 CAP participants have been hired on Phase I. During the month of June, 3 CAP Participants worked on-site.
- Catamount Constructors, Inc. – 1
- Gibson Specialty – 2
- Energy Conservation Insulation (EDI) – 1
*CAP is a collaborative effort between Step Up Savannah, Chatham County, and Savannah Technical College and the Home Builders Association of Savannah
A total of 10 individuals were hired as new employees in June and 219 individuals were hired to-date as a result of this project.
Department of Corrections
Two (2) individuals have been hired from the local Transition Center.
- Total workers (Badged to-date): 461 (as of June 30)
- Total workers on-site June: 125
- African-American (AA) – 58 / 46%
- Hispanic – 15 / 12%
- Caucasian – 52 / 42%
The project continues to receive large numbers of interested persons daily looking for employment. An average of 24 people visit the site weekly looking for employment. ‘Interest Intake’ forms completed by individuals interested in working on the site are filed for potential future employment opportunities.