CHEC Jamaica Employee Wins Prestigious Award

Photo: Yhomo Hutchinson Minister of State in the Ministry of Transport, Work and Housing, Hon. Richard Azan (right), congratulates Andrew Chong, the recipient of China Communications Construction Company’s (CCCC) Excellent Foreign Youth Award 2013-2015. Mr. Chong, a Jamaican employed at China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), which is a subsidiary of CCCC, was honoured at a reception held on Friday, January 15, at the Jamaica Regional Management Centre in Kingston.

Story Highlights

  • Thirty-three year old Andrew Chong, an employee at China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Jamaica, has copped the Excellent Foreign Youth Employee Award, presented by parent company, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC).
  • Mr. Chong is the CCCC awardee for the English-speaking countries in the region for the period 2013-2015.
  • He was presented with the coveted award at a reception held in his honour on January 15 at the Jamaica Regional Management Centre in Kingston.

Thirty-three year old Andrew Chong, an employee at China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Jamaica, has copped the Excellent Foreign Youth Employee Award, presented by parent company, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC).

Mr. Chong is the CCCC awardee for the English-speaking countries in the region for the period 2013-2015.

A reception was held in his honour on January 15 at the Jamaica Regional Management Centre in Kingston.

The CCCC Excellent Foreign Youth Employee Award recognises outstanding young workers under the age of 35 years, with at least two years of employment under the CCCC brand.

A graduate of the Morant Bay High School in St. Thomas and the University of Technology (UTech), Mr. Chong was selected from among a number of his peers based on criteria outlined by CCCC.

An employee at CHEC since 2011, Mr. Chong is presently the Utility Relocation Co-ordinator on the North-South Highway, which runs from Caymanas, St. Catherine to Mamee Bay in St. Ann.

He has worked as Quality Control Engineer, Land Acquisition Co-ordinator and Utility Relocation Co-ordinator, simultaneously.

Mr. Chong was described by the management of CHEC as someone, who pays attention to detail, is diligent, and is an outstanding performer in the reform and development practices of CCCC.

General Manager of CHEC’s Americas Division, Wang Xiaofeng, in his congratulations, said the award is a “big achievement” for Mr. Chong, the Americas team and CCCC.

Mr. Chong, in expressing his gratitude said it is a great honour to receive such a prestigious award from “our parent company, which is listed on Fortune 500 and to represent CHEC at such a high level”.

“It goes to show that hard work and dedication pay and I now see myself as a cultural ambassador representing not only Jamaica but also CCCC,” he added.

Meanwhile, State Minister in the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, Hon. Richard Azan, who brought greetings, commended CHEC for its investment in road and highway development in Jamaica.

Mr. Chong will travel to Beijing, China this month to collect his award.

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