Construction Career Day was on March 27, 2018 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm at the WNC Agricultural Center’s McGough Arena, Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher, NC 28732.
Construction Career Day was sponsored by the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with the Asheville Area Home Builders and Carolinas AGC (Associated General Contractors). The free event will connect 30+ local employers offering construction career opportunities with job seekers.
The morning session from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm was open to high school students and closed to the general public. Over 700 high school students attended. Participating public school systems include Asheville City, Buncombe, Jackson, Madison, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, and Transylvania County Schools. From 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm the event will be open to college students, the general public as a career fair and construction demonstration day. Participating colleges include AB Tech, Blue Ridge Community College and Western Carolina University. e