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2024 NWUCA Construction Career Day

April 19


Construction careers in today’s market are all about high-end, high-stakes, huge earning potential and the opportunity to travel the world.

This event is organized to introduce students to these exciting opportunities in our industry. Don’t miss out!



NWUCA Construction Career Day is designed to show high school students the career opportunities and potential for growth in the construction and utility trades.

The event is scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2024. Up to 450 local high school students are expected to attend and receive a hands-on introduction to the range of opportunities open to them in the utility construction industry.

Help your students make a positive connection with the Utility Construction Industry.  Many students are ready to take the next steps to build a career in the trades and your participation is vital!  With the strong need for future workers, it is important for students to consider the trades as a viable, living wage career.  NWUCA Construction Career Day is designed to do just that by showcasing a friendly, exciting, and professional industry that cares about them and their future. The day will be filled with hands-on activities that educate young people about the industry by providing fun, hands-on learning opportunities, and give them the chance to apply what they are learning in their high school classrooms to real life situations.



Career Day events include three main areas of participation:

  • Booth Exhibits provide valuable information for the students and educators.   Contractors, suppliers, trade apprenticeship programs, and industry supporters will be among the booth exhibitors.
  • Hands-On Activities are opportunities for students to try performing job-related skills and functions in a controlled environment, installing piping, utilizing GPS Systems in relation to excavation and utility construction, exposure to computer programs associated with estimating and bidding work, virtual reality equipment simulation, and more!
  • Heavy Equipment will include both static equipment with operators available to explain the nature of their job and the industry; and operating equipment where the students, under the guidance of a trained operator, can actually run the equipment in a controlled, safe environment under skilled direction.

*Transportation only provided to first 10 schools registered. Snacks, and goody bags will be provided to your student group. Register today!


Link to Register: https://nwcoc.com/career-day/


April 19


Northwest College of Construction
8111 NE Holman St.
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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