Join online October 6, 2020 for Industry Day

This day will focus on local commercial construction companies.

  1. Go behind the scenes for virtual tours of jobsites
  2. Learn about the work that these construction firms and their apprentices do
  3. Find out about local employment opportunities
  4. What’s a work day like in this field? (four different companies in the construction field are profiled)

No pre-registration required. To join, click on the  of the links:

Careers in Construction Month Kickoff
9:30 to 10 am | NAMC | Webinar Link:
Nate McCoy, Executive Director of National Association of Minority Contractors – Oregon Chapter

Company Profiles & Site Visits
10 to 11 am | Raimore Construction | Webinar Link:
Raimore Construction, a general contractor performing heavy civil projects, is one of the biggest minority contractors on the
West Coast. For over 20 years they have employed and mentored people from the community, with roughly 70% of employees
being women and/or people of color.

10 to 11 am | EC Electric | Webinar Link:
EC Electric’s construction portfolio includes commercial buildings, schools, hospitals, data centers, airports, campuses, and
manufacturing and processing plants. EC often collaborates with general contractors and owners early in design to minimize
initial cost and maximize operational efficiency for the life of the facility.

1 to 2 pm | Power Systems West | Webinar Link:
Power Systems West has been providing backup power solutions since 1955. They specialize in sales, service, and parts
distribution of industrial power products, with service centers in five Western states.

1 to 2 pm | Todd Construction | Webinar Link:
Signature projects across the Pacific Northwest form the portfolio of Todd Construction Inc. They were established in Roseburg in
1942 and built dozens of schools, government buildings, and businesses before migrating north to Tualatin in 1987.

Want to get an start early on a career in construction?  The BayACES program at Hudson’s Bay High School offers a sequence of courses in the building trades that lead to industry certification and preferred status with Northwest Laborers Employers Training Trust (apprenticeship opportunities).  Magnet applications for BayACES open in January.  Eagles (Bay students) can also see their counselors about getting into a Construction Trades course. is not sponsored by Vancouver Public Schools.  Approval to distribute flyers is a community service and does not imply endorsement.