As part of TRAC’s 15th Anniversary year festivities, awards were given to long serving employees.
To celebrate TRAC’s recent successes, 5, 10 and 15 year awards were presented to our staff for their contributions and achievements over the years. TRAC recognises the extensive knowledge our long term staff hold about the business as well as their skills and experience. We want to retain our staff members and their ability to move the company forward with it’s growth and development plans in 2015.
People have always been at the centre of TRAC and its values which include loyalty, achievement and personal development. Our recent ‘Investors in People’ accreditation also acknowledges TRAC to be a positive and enjoyable place to work where we get the best performance from both our office and field staff.
Office staff served between 5-10 years receiving their awards
Recipients of 10 years service awards
Recipients of 15 years service awards
TRAC also gave contract service awards to technicians working long term on Chevron assets. Chevron is one of our longest standing customers and the technicians show dedication in delivering best in class performance. The whole team have developed real relationships with the client and the workscopes benefit from having the same dedicated technicians on the project. Our clients are always impressed with the competency of the technicians we supply on a regular basis and their willingness to work, assisting with various tasks beyond the workscope when requested.
L-R: TRAC’s Allan Robertson presents Team Leader Garry McFadden with an iPad for the contract service award, 5 other field staff were also recipients
Gordon Cook, Operations Director adds,
“In today’s rapidly changing market place it is refreshing and reassuring to see so many TRAC staff achieve these long service awards. Staff commitment, loyalty and dedication is fundamental to our business growth and it is fantastic to be able to recognise this with a modest token of appreciation.“
Over the festive season, our staff raised around £700 for charitable causes.
Mrs Murray Cat and Dogs Home
Donations from our staff at the company Christmas Lunch went to the upkeep of many cats and dogs waiting for a new home.
Asha the Japanese Akita with Fern Johnston and Paul Manson of TRAC
The Giving Tree
TRAC, for the 7th year running has supported The Giving Tree Christmas toy appeal run by Instant Neighbour. The appeal delivers toys to children living in poverty in Aberdeen City and Shire.
Our staff gave generously with TRAC matching their donation. More than 6,000 gifts are donated each year by companies like TRAC, we bought many toys, games and gadgets to be given to appreciative families.
A selection of the gifts donated by TRAC staff
TRAC welcomed the opportunity of sponsoring the 2014 BINDT Table Top Exhibition. We had a significant presence with our capabilities clearly visible to all as we stood alongside BINDT during this two day event.
The exhibition allowed us to showcase our services as a leading rope access, inspection, repair and maintenance provider. We met with many of our customers and industry peers and placed particular focus on presenting our specialist and non-intrusive inspection capabilities including TOFD, Phased Array, Radiography and Automated Ultrasonic Corrosion Mapping.
TRAC’s Allan Robertson, NDT Project Manager at the exhibition
TRAC stand, eqiupment is for Phased Array demos which were given throughout the days
As part of the extensive seminar programme, Bill Brown (Technical Manager and BINDT North East Branch secretary) delivered a presentation on NDT Training & Certification in the Oil & Gas industry – developments, which was well received by all and covered the development and implementation of recent in-service certification schemes.
Bill Brown presenting technical paper
Gordon Cook, TRAC Oil & Gas Operations Director, adds,
“TRAC recognise the significance and value in sponsoring this event, it is of huge importance that the local industry takes time to get together and share our varied experiences and approaches to the current inspection & testing challenges we all face. This was a very successful event and we sincerely hope to repeat the format in two years’ time.”
TRAC Petróleo e Gás LTDA, the Brasilian branch of TRAC Oil & Gas was pleased to exhibit at the 2014 Rio Oil & Gas exhibition, a significant biennial event with over 1000 exhibitors, focussed on the expanding Brasilian market.
TRAC’s premises in Brasil
Gordon Cook (Operations Director), Ruben Mateus (Brasil Operations Manager) and Leticia Buaiz (Legal Advisor) travelled to Rio for this event to highlight TRAC’s official business standing in Brasil, our services and innovations. Maximising the excellent quality networking opportunities, technical discussions with customers, suppliers and partners.
L-R: Jorge Zanarra (EDRA), Leticia Buaiz (TRAC) and Gordon Cook (TRAC) on the stand
TRAC was pleased to share stand space and showcase the joint ongoing relationship working on Petrobras assets with valued Brasilian customer EDRA, providers of Fibreglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) pipes and fittings.
Gordon Cook adds
“it is fantastic to see the results of the many months of hard team work, finally achieving our goal of a TRAC Brasilian company trading and delivering our services, we see immediately that this makes a huge difference, opening the way ahead to develop our business in Brasil and support the local requirements, employ local people and build on our successes in UK and Australia.”
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