Eric Gaber-With over 25 years experience Eric is President of E&C Services Inc., the leader in executive recruiting, consulting services and outplacement counseling operating exclusively within the Engineering, Construction, Health Care and Manufacturing industries. His client base represents some of the largest contractors, health care systems, engineers, EPC firms, Owner/Operators and specialty contractors in the country as well as overseas.
As President, Eric is accountable for the successful operation of the organization and assures the high standards that have been benchmarked are realized. Concurrently, Eric takes an active approach in all aspects of the organization completing consulting assignments, recruiting activities and outplacement counseling.
During Eric's 25 years, he has served as an Executive Recruiting Director, Human Resources Consultant and Management Advisor specializing in his focus industries. His process involves the development of a thorough understanding of a companies' particular executive work processes to ensure applicable and successful techniques are utilized. In this capacity, he has been responsible for assisting in the development of bonus programs, interviewing techniques, psychological testing, retention programs, outplacement programs, industry research, management coaching, executive recruiting and other 'best practices' issues.
An example of the companies who have retained his services include:
KBR, BP, Dow Corning, Trinity Health Systems, Asplundh Tree, Robins & Morton, HSC, URS, Calpine, The Alter Group, RES Silicon, St. Alphonsus Hospital, REC Group, SK E&C, Mount Carmel Health Systems, Holy Spirit Hospital, Foster Wheeler, Skanska, Jacobs Eng., Schnitzer Steel, Turner Construction, CRB, Skanska, Dick Corp, Hayes Mechanical, DSI, Henkels & McCoy, CB&I/ABB, Kiewit, Walbridge, BE&K, TIC, Yates Construction, Starcon, Brand Energy & Infrastr., Weeks Marine, Nicholson Contracting and many others.
Eric has also been responsible for developing an e-commerce supply chain company to serve the heavy industrial marketplace-MateriaLink. His department was responsible for developing a customer base within the E&C industry to utilize the MateriaLink procurement solution. In this capacity he utilized his extensive domestic and international contacts and industry expertise to offer e-commerce solutions to over 50 of the Top 100 contractors as identified by Engineering News Record (ENR).
Eric has actively participated as a member/affiliate of the following associations: AGC, ABC, CFMA, SMPS, DBIA, ISPE, MCAA, HRCC and NECA. With these associations he has participated and attended many conferences and has also been interviewed and quoted several times in ENR Magazine and other periodicals as an authority on compensation, hiring and retention of employees, e-commerce solutions and current trends of the Construction industry.
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He also has served on the Editorial Board for the Contractor's Business Management Report (CBMR) and has had several articles published in CBMR as well as the Constructor's Business Strategist.
Eric is an active participant and speaker at Human Resources Construction conferences in: Puerto Rico, New Orleans, Denver, Myrtle Beach, San Antonio, Houston, Austin, Key West and Tampa Bay. Additionally, he has been a speaker related to E-Commerce issues at a CWA and CBDA conferences in Chicago. Eric has also participated in speaking at numerous Engineering & Construction Human Resources Summits in Puerto Rico, Houston, Princeton, Denver, Nashville and Cleveland.