Yaşar Eren interview

Yaşar Eren interview

As the Non Governmental Initiative Journal, we introduce you Mr. Yaşar Eren, General Manager of Eren Construction Company, which has undertaken national and international projects …

Ankara (Non Governmental Initiative Journal) –   Mr. Eren, can you please briefly introduce yourself to our readers?

Yaşar Eren: I was born in Mardin on December 20, 1944. I completed my graduate study at Civil Engineering Department of Istanbul Technical University in 1967. Following my graduation, I worked as a site chief, enterprise engineer, project engineer and inspection engineer at the Adana Regional Directorate of State Hydraulic Works between 1967 and 1973. I completed my military service as a reserve officer inspection engineer at the Naval Forces Command in 1975. Following my military service I worked at Tourism Construction Company and later in Özgü Construction Company. In 1979 I founded AK Construction Company and undertook the projects of Göksun Plain Irrigation construction, Gaziantep Potable Water Main Tanks construction and Kalealtı Pumping irrigation construction. In 1987, I founded Eren Construction Company and I am still working as the General Manager of this company. I am a member of the Turkish Union of Subcontractors, and member of TMMOB Chamber of Civil Engineers.

Ankara (Non Governmental Initiative Journal) –   Can you briefly tell us about the activities of Eren Construction Industry and Trade Limited Company?

 Eren Construction Company is established in 1987 and has a vast experience of more than 25 years in engineering and subcontracting sectors. Since the day it was established, the company has adopted quality in service production as the main principle through combining the best technology, engineering and qualified workforce with its ethical values. In this scope, it has undertaken many irrigation, drainage, potable-utility water system, and sewage and hydro electricity facilities in every part of the country.

Ankara (Non Governmental Initiative Journal) – As Eren Construction; what are your national and international goals?

The basic policy of our company is to become an organization, which can compete in national and international markets by emphasizing productivity and quality in work and service production under the increasing quality production standards and competitive market economy, parallel to the rapidly developing technology in the world. In this aspect, in addition to the creation of a safe and healthy working atmosphere for all our workers, it is crucial to protect the natural environment. We have aimed to take al precautions for the safety of our staff working at sites and minimize all accident risks. In addition, our main principles have been identified as protection of the natural environment, preventing extravagance in the use of materials and energy, and recycling of the wastes for the benefit of country’s economy. In this aspect, we have established ISO 9001 Quality Assurance System, ISO 14001 Environment Management System and OHSAS 18001 Labor Health and Safety System for the sustainable development of our company.

Our main assurance for the future is the knowledge, advanced technology experience and especially project management experiences of our staff at every level of the company. On the other hand, the existence of machines and equipments in our works provides a huge advantage for us in terms of production of high quality works through the use of advanced technology. We have the effort and determination to undertake new projects in Turkey or abroad with the power we get from our experienced staff. As a result of these efforts, our company is successfully implementing housing and social facilities constructions in Turkey, and port facilities and subcontracting works abroad.

Ankara (Non Governmental Initiative Journal) – Thank you for sharing your knowledge and experiences with us and our readers. What would you like to say finally to our readers?

As a result of all our works, in addition to contribution to the economy of the country, the projects conducted by our company has managed to improve the social welfare levels through creating and increase at the income levels of our farmers.

And we say that; our objective is to contribute to the national economy through completing the works we undertake with high responsibility awareness and in the best quality, prioritizing the satisfaction of the workers and create employment.

We are ready to take our position in the sector among leading companies by preserving our quality and strong structure and our identity, which is enterprising, innovative and open for developments.
We believe that, labor is sacred; in this aspect, we would like to sincerely thank all our staff working with a great passion and sacrifice in our HQ and the sites.