Residential Construction Job Fair
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is holding its fifth annual residential construction job fair to help fill 200 job openings from 25+ businesses. A skilled worker shortage continues to plague the construction industry nationally. The Twin Cities is no exception as builders, remodelers and their trade partners struggle to staff up for increasing demand.
Job seekers of all types are invited to attend the BATC Job & Career Fair. There is no fee to attend with no appointments necessary. Job seekers are encouraged to bring their resumes and references. Attendees can also discuss career paths and future opportunities with the participating companies.
DATE: Thursday, February 16, 2017
HOURS: Noon-4:00 PM
LOCATION: Mall of America Rotunda, 60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
The Rotunda is located on the first level, east side, halfway between Sears and L.L. Bean. There is plenty of parking at MOA and access to light rail transit.
“The residential construction industry is one of the few remaining made in America career paths,” says John Zirbes, Branch Manager at Lyman Companies, one of the businesses exhibiting. “And these are good paying, rewarding jobs for people with all sorts of talents.”
Types of job openings include carpenters, drywallers, painters, framers, electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians, project management, estimators, sales, fork lift operators, field technicians, office operations, customer service, warehouse, administrative, accountants, truck drivers, interns and more.
Participating businesses include Boise Cascade, Brush Masters, Builders FirstSource, CenterPoint Energy, Country Lumber, Dakota County Lumber Co., Distinctive Drywall, GreenGuard Construction, Hedberg Supply, Industrial Door Company, Inspiration Design Center, Installed Building Solutions II, JL Schwieters Building Supply/Construction, Lake Country Builders, Lampert Lumber, Lennar, Lyman Companies, Pella Windows & Doors, Plekkenpol Builders, Princess Marble & Granite, Schwieters Companies, Shaw/Stewart Lumber Co., Solid-Employees, The Home Depot, The Tile Shop, Tradesmen International, Vujovich Design Build, and Warners' Stellian.
Details, including a list of participating companies and jobs, are available at www.TCBuilderJobs.org.
Note: A Spanish language translator will be available.
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities is the leading voice for builders and remodelers. BATC represents almost 1,200 builders, remodelers, developers and industry suppliers with a mission of helping its members grow their businesses through marketing, advocacy and industry connections. BATC is widely recognized as a powerful force at the state Legislature and with state regulatory agencies. It’s also the presenter signature events including the Parade of Homes, Remodelers Showcase, and Artisan Home Tour. In addition, BATC offers Minnesota’s Green Path, a new home and remodeling energy-labeling and green certification program to promote healthy, durable, energy-efficient homes to buyers and homeowners.