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Safety Mindset: Working Together to Create Safer Construction Zones

A Need for Training: Becoming safety-minded is not something that happens overnight. Old Dominion takes safety seriously with a zero-tolerance rule. Safety is not just a policy; it’s a value ingrained in everything we do. We understand that the well-being of our workers and our communities is our top priority. Through comprehensive training, proactive measures, and a commitment to continuous…

20 Year Anniversaries at ODG

As our field team members reach the major milestone of 20 years as a part of the ODG team, we gift them each with a trip of their choice. Our field employees are the needle movers of the company. The efficiency and quality you see on our job sites is a direct result of their commitment and hard work. We…

ODG Family Fest

On Sunday, September 17th, 2023, The Old Dominion Group hosted a family-filled festival with over 230 ODG families gathered at the Diamond. The day was jam-packed with exciting games, bouncy houses, live entertainment, raffles, food, and a 20-minute firework show to end the night! All the employees of the Old Dominion Group were invited to come and enjoy an afternoon…

Prepare for a Fair!

Career fairs can help narrow a job search or even serve as the first step in landing a position. They can also feel overwhelming and waste your time if you aren’t prepared. Follow these 10 steps to get the most out of this fall’s fair lineup. ODG plans to participate in numerous career fairs this fall. Check out the schedule…

ODI Apprenticeship Program

At Old Dominion Insulation, we are proud to have one of the few non-union Apprenticeship Programs in the state of Virginia. This program stems from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), a not-for-profit educational foundation that was created in 1996. The program leads students through four years of engaging and interactive learning opportunities to become insulation journeymen….

Impacts of Heat Stress and How to Manage It

When waves of heat rise from the ground to blur the air above and the heat index spikes to triple digits, outdoor workers aren’t just uncomfortable, they face serious risk. As our commitment to safety at ODG is paramount, we’re especially attuned in the summer months to the dangers of heat stress, which can cause illnesses such as heat stroke,…

The Black Safety Vest at ODG

At the Old Dominion Group, we are devoted to ensuring every employee returns home safely every day. This is why we take great pride in having hardworking, passionate employees who acknowledge the value of Safety. The Black Safety Vest honor was created by our Safety Director, Anabella Perez in 2016 to award recognition to those exemplifying superior standards for the…

Administrative Professionals Day

Well Deserved Appreciation This week we celebrate our administrative professionals in the Old Dominion family and extend our deep gratitude for the work they do to keep our businesses running smoothly and efficiently. Wednesday, April 26 is National Administrative Professionals Day, a great opportunity to recognize the administrative assistants, receptionists, client services representatives, and other administrative support professionals who enable…

Scott Armstrong Promoted to Vice President of Operations for Old Dominion Firestopping

Please join us in celebrating Scott Armstrong’s promotion to Vice President of Operations at Old Dominion Firestopping. Scott began his journey with ODF in 1999 and brings over 24 years of experience to his new role. “Scott has capably led our field operations for many years” noted Richard Lee, President of ODF, “so this promotion is really just an acknowledgement…