Hiring, Training for Rewarding Construction/Building Trade Careers in Palm Beach County

Construction/Building Trade Hiring and Job Training Events Coming Up!

Meet face-to-face with dozens of area employers with immediate job openings to fill and training providers to get started on a high-demand, high-paying career! You can also find out how to qualify for job training scholarships. Attend any of these events near you:

  • April 12 – North Tech Center, 7071 Garden Road, West Palm Beach (6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
  • April 13 – West Tech Center, 3805 NW 16th Street, Belle Glade (6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)
  • April 26 – South Tech Center, 1300 SW 30th Avenue, Boynton Beach (6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

There is no charge to attend. For faster processing, participants are encouraged to register in advance at www.employflorida.com and bring printed copies of your resume.

Palm Beach County Administrator Verdenia Baker has asked CareerSource Palm Beach County to assist with training and employment for county residents for thousands of construction/building trade jobs needed to complete major infrastructure improvement projects.

Intense demand in rewarding construction/building trade jobs in Palm Beach County is being fueled by $2.7 billion in infrastructure improvement projects over the next decade, including new buildings and rebuilding existing structures, new roads and related improvement projects, rebuilding bridges and more. Best of all, you can be part of it -- begin the path to new, rewarding career today!


What Types of Construction/Building Trade Jobs are Available in Palm Beach County?

You don’t need a four-year degree to make a living. Hundreds of new jobs open are open now, and with training programs throughout the area, you can start earning a competitive salary with increasing benefits right away—without worrying about student loans.

Top 10 Positions Today

SOC Description Avg. Pay
Per Hour
2016-2017
% Change
47-5081 Helpers/Extraction Workers $17.61 11%
49-9096 Riggers $18.73 6%
47-2132 Insulation Workers, Mechanical $19.79 5%
47-2142 Paperhangers $15.07 5%
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians $20.62 4%
47-2231 Solar Photovoltaic Installers $15.27 4%
47-2042 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood & Hard Tile $13.59 4%
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers $16.45 3%
13-2021 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $16.82 3%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers $16.91 3%

Build Your Future: Exciting Careers in Construction


What Training Providers are Available?

Please look below for a description of each column:

Occupation: The industry segment for the course

Program: Name of the course

Provider: Name of the school

Hours: Total number of hours to complete the course/program

Cost: Total cost of course/program (including fees, books, and all other costs)

Subsidy: Amount of total cost covered by CareerSource Palm Beach County

Scholarship: Amount of total cost covered by the school/provider

Client Cost: Amount remaining to be paid by student after subsidy and scholarship have been used


NOTE: The list of training programs and courses may change at any time at the sole discretion of CareerSource Palm Beach County. Please contact a CareerSource Palm Beach County career consultant for any changes

More Information on Infrastructure Improvement Projects

Project funding will occur with oversight from citizen committees, with funding to be allocated as follows:

  • 50% schools
  • 30% county
  • 20% cities

This is one of the most important initiatives ever to take place in Palm Beach County and a long-term effort to improve the quality of life for all of us. Click here for more information on these projects.

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West Palm Beach, FL 33406

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