Construction job fair in Wichita on Saturday

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

More than twenty construction firms will be represented at the Construction Careers Jobs Fair in Wichita on Saturday.

The event is from 9 a.m. to noon at the Wichita Workforce Center at 2021 N. Amidon Ave., Suite 100. Registration is not required.  

The top five positions available with companies attending Saturday's job fair include: 

  • Construction laborer
  • Carpenter, concrete finisher 
  • Heavy equipment operator
  • Diesel mechanic 

A few of the companies attending the Job Fair include:

  • APAC-Shears
  • Cornejo & Sons 
  • Crossland Construction 
  • Eby Construction 
  • Hi-Tech Interiors Inc

Job seekers should check workforce-ks.com/constructioncareers for more information and a full list of construction companies that are participating.  

"The construction industry in important to the South Central Kansas economy," said Keith Lawing, president and CEO of Workforce Alliance. "The industry is gearing up to hire a number of individuals for good paying jobs and we want to help them connect with qualified job seekers."

"We're experiencing a critical workforce shortage and this job fair is a step towards meeting our employment needs," said Cloys Bayless, Safety & Training Director at AGC of Kansas.

"When I talk to our members in the construction industry, their number one concern continues to be about recruiting new talent," said Gary Plummer, President of the Wichita Regional Chamber.  "The Chamber helped start the job fair and continues to support it because it delivers actual results for those employers." 


 

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