Apprenticeship Fair November 4 at Greater Johnstown Senior High

October 21, 2016, Press Release

Apprenticeship Fair to Focus on Heavy Highway Construction Apprenticeship Programs

JOHNSTOWN, PA, October 21, 2016—The Joseph B. Fay Company, the PA CareerLink of Cambria County, the Greater Johnstown School District, and Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies invite individuals with an interest in a career in the construction trades to attend the Heavy Highway Construction Apprenticeship Fair on Friday, November 4, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Greater Johnstown Senior High School, 222 Central Avenue. The fair is free-of-charge and is open to anyone with an interest in a career in construction trades.

Builders mount bridge spanConstruction professionals will be on site to discuss opportunities and requirements and to answer questions about the various heavy highway construction apprenticeship programs where you can earn as you learn. There are opportunities for men and women to be on-the-job trainees in a paid apprenticeship program. Information about each union’s 2017 enrollment period, application requirements, and benefits will be discussed.

Representatives from the following unions will be on site: Carpenters/Pile Drivers, Cement Masons, Laborers, and Operating Engineers. In addition, the Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania will be demonstrating a virtual introduction to various crafts. Construction

The fair is presented during Careers in Demand Week (October 30–November 4) and is made possible through the support of the Southern Alleghenies Workforce Development Board, the region’s leader and active partner in workforce development efforts. This event is one of a series of year-long industry specific events that will be offered by the Pennsylvania CareerLink as a free resource for the community.

For more information, please contact the Pennsylvania CareerLink Cambria County at (814) 533-2493.

Goodwill Industries of the Conemaugh Valley (GICV), Inc. is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1962 to empower individuals and families with employment barriers to achieve their fullest potential in the community through work services. Headquartered in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, GICV serves individuals with disabilities and disadvantages, dislocated workers, youth, and other job seekers throughout south central Pennsylvania in the counties of Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Huntingdon, Indiana, Somerset and a portion of Westmoreland by providing education and career services as well as job placement and postemployment supports. GICV is a community-based member organization of Goodwill Industries International, a 179-member network in the U.S., Canada, and 13 other countries. Learn more at
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