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Did you know that there are good-paying jobs available all over southwestern Pennsylvania for women and men willing to be trained — for free — while they work?
The unions representing iron workers, electricians, heavy-equipment operators and sheet-metal workers (those who build and install heating and cooling ductwork) are in great need of people who to construct the iconic buildings and vital infrastructure of Pittsburgh, present and future.
Not only is training free, you can earn-while-you-learn through paid apprenticeships as you shadow experienced workers (journeymen) who will help to learn the trade. Once you attain journeymen status, you will be eligible for pay raises and benefits such as paid sick leave, vacation time, healthcare insurance and more.
If college isn’t for you, or if you’re a mid-career person ready to transition into a job with better career prospects, then click here to check out the free training and career assistance of the building trades.
What’s to love about working as an architect, an engineer or a project manager in Pittsburgh? A lot of things, as a few young design professionals say in a video below.
“Makers” from such companies as P.J. Dick on the North Shore, Desmone & Associates architecture firm in Lawrenceville and Nello Construction in Canonsburg were just a few of the participants in the design-build contest sponsored by the Carpenters Union’s at their state-of-the-art training center in Robinson Township.
Teams of architects, engineers and carpenters had two weeks (around their full-time jobs) to come up with a design and engineering plan for a themed miniature golf course hole, gathering to build it in a single day. The competition coincided with an open house at the state-of-the-art center, as students from more than 100 high schools and career/technical training programs gathered to learn about careers during demonstrations and conversations with working carpenters.
Skilled carpenters are in high demand in the Pittsburgh region, particularly as construction season kicks into high gear as the weather warms. Apprentice carpenters earn while they learn during the four-year training programs. Upon completing the training, a journeyman carpenter’s starting salary ranges from $40,000 to $80,000 a year. An experienced carpenter can earn more than $90,000.
To learn more about the carpenters training program, go to the Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters website, or call Rick Ostraszewski at 412-262-1830, Ext. 7
Are you the owner of small business looking to grow? Come to the Kaufmann Center at Hill House on Tuesday, March 31 to learn about contracting opportunities with the region’s leading construction companies.
This networking opportunity is open to any small business that sells services to other established firms. Minority, woman and veteran-owned companies are especially encouraged to attend to learn about upcoming construction projects and resources that can help their business.
“As MBA contractors, we are committed to providing emerging businesses with an opportunity to form beneficial, long-lasting relationships that will help shape the future of our region and deliver a great experience for everyone involved,” said Kathy Agostino of Mascaro Construction. Agostino – along with George Germany of Massaro and Jennifer Howe of PJ Dick helped us to launch the annual “Meet the Builders” events in 2011.
Pittsburgh’s got jobs — 24,269 open as of today across the 10-county region. You can find them on the ImaginePittsburgh.com job search engine, a one-stop aggregator of career postings updated daily from nearly 900 corporate and government websites and job search engines, including Monster, Career Builder, LinkedIn and Craigslist. Why go there when you can find it all in one place?