June 24, 2021

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY

Meridian welcomed 16 new employees to the company at this week’s New Employee Orientation. This was the first NEO session since the pandemic that included more than 10 people. With social distancing measures in place, Talent Development Director Brian Cofer said it felt good to see so many new faces in the training room again. … Continue reading WELCOME TO THE FAMILY

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June 22, 2021

EMPLOYEE FEATURE: JACOB LAUDERDALE

Jacob Lauderdale has always loved working with equipment. Now as a Machine Application Specialist, he’s thrilled to share his passion with clients and the next generation of Cat technicians.

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June 17, 2021

RECOGNITION FOR EXCELLENCE

Western States is thrilled to receive the Caterpillar Technician Development Award for excellence in technician development through the Technician Career Development Program!

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June 15, 2021

TOWN HALL MEETING | JUNE 15TH, 2021

WSECO President Kelly Olson hosted a company-wide town hall on June 15th. Topics included the State of the Company, updates on facility projects, a new VTO program and a great safety share from Safety and Environmental Trainer Blake Harrison’s daughter, Hannah.

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June 9, 2021

WSECO GETS A GRANT

Thanks to the hard work of Technician Recruitment and Programs Manager Jake Connley, Western States received a significant grant from the Idaho Workforce Development Council to contribute toward employee training.

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May 14, 2021

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY

On-the-road New Employee Orientation wrapped up with multiple sessions in Pocatello last week.

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May 10, 2021

FRUITLAND’S GRAND OPENING

It’s official: the new CRS building in Fruitland, Idaho is open and ready for business!

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May 5, 2021

LEARNING ABOUT LOGGING

High school students in Council, Idaho recently got an up-close look at the forestry industry with the help of Western States employees. 

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April 30, 2021

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY

April was a busy month for New Employee Orientations, with participants from Spokane, Hayden, Colville, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls and Butte!

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April 19, 2021

HR ANNOUNCES REFERRAL REWARDS

If you know someone who would be a great fit at Western States, you can get a bonus for referring them through Human Resources’ new Employee Referral Program!

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