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The Old Dominion Group Advocates the Impact Across Local Communities

Since 1981, with a statewide presence in Virginia, The Old Dominion Group has been passionate about empowering our community. To “serve our community” is ingrained in our core values because we truly believe in the power of coming together for the greater good. Building and growing a company that is community and family-oriented has been and will continue to be…

Women in Construction Week

At ODG, the impact that our women have and will continue to have is immeasurable. We celebrate having hardworking, dedicated women that truly exemplify the ODG way not only during Women in Construction Week, but all year round. Our extraordinary women make a difference every day, as they are the Keys to the Future.  WHY ARE WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION IMPORTANT?…

Turnkey Division 10 Services

Old Dominion Specialties is a leading contractor in offering turnkey Division 10 contracting services and related building specialty products. In the world of commercial construction, various establishments like schools, restaurants, stores, and offices may seem unrelated at first glance. However, there is a common thread that ties them together – the need for the services of a Division 10 specialties…

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,…