Heavy Highway

Careers in Highway Construction

The right career at the right time!

Now is the perfect time to think about a career in construction.

Need proof? Just look around! Almost everywhere you look you can see homes, shopping centers and office buildings under construction, and all kinds of work being done on schools and hospitals.  And you can’t get to any of these places without driving on a road or highway!

The highway construction industry is booming!

…and looking for more skilled labor to join the workforce.

From 2012 to 2022, the number of jobs in the U.S. economy is projected to increase by 15.6 million jobs, or 10.8 percent. Most of the new jobs being added by 2022 are projected to be in fast-growing fields, such as construction. Source

Look at some of the benefits of a heavy highway construction career:

  • You can learn while you work with on-the-job training!
  • You can start right out of high school, college or beyond!
  • You can make good money with opportunities to advance and earn more!
  • You can work almost anywhere, since construction demand is universal!
  • You can enjoy job security as opportunities continue to expand!
  • You can experience the pride of creating something people use and need!

If you are interested in a career in Heavy Highway, check out the programs below.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS

Oregon and SW Washington IUOE Local 701 and AGC JATC

Operating Engineer Training Center

5001 Franklin Boulevard | Eugene, OR 97403

541.741.7292 (phone) | 541.741.7248 (fax)

mail@oetraining.org | www.oetraining.org

This program covers all counties in the State of Oregon and Clark, Klickitat, Skamania, Wahkiakum and the southern half of Pacific counties in the State of Washington.

Oregon Columbia Heavy Equipment Operators JATC

8111 NE Holman St | Portland, OR 97218

503.256.7300 (phone) | 503.252.9560

This program covers all counties in the State of Oregon and Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Pacific, Skamania and Wahkiakum counties in the State of Washington.

CEMENT MASONS

Oregon and Southwest Washington Cement Masons Apprenticeship

12812 NE Marx St.| Portland, Oregon 97230

503.408.8555 (phone) | 866.408.8555 (toll-free)

This program covers all counties in the State of Oregon and Clark, Klickitat and Skamania counties in the State of Washington.

Oregon Columbia Masons TATC

8111 NE Holman St | Portland, OR 97218

503.256.7300 (phone) | 503.252.9560

This program covers Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Marion, Linn, Benton, Deschutes and Lane counties in the State of Oregon.

IRON WORKERS

Pacific Northwest Ironworkers and Employers Apprenticeship & Training Committee

11620 NE Ainsworth Circle, Suite 100 | Portland, Oregon 97220

503.775.0877 (phone) | 503.775.6027  (fax) |  jatc29@nwiw.com

This program covers all counties in the State of Oregon and Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Skamania, Wahkiakum counties in the State of Washington.

CARPENTERS

Oregon and SW Washington Carpenters JATC

Willamette Carpenters Training Center

4222 NE 158th Ave | Portland, OR 97230

503-287-3708

This program covers all counties in the State of Oregon and the counties of Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Pacific, Skamania and Wahkiakum in the State of Washington.

Oregon/Columbia Carpenters JATC

8111 NE Holman St | Portland, OR 97218

503.256.7300 (phone) | 503.252.9560

This program covers the counties of Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Deschutes, Lane, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Tillamook, Union, Washington and Yamhill in the State of Oregon and the counties of Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Clark, Skamania, Klickitat and Pacific in the State of Washington

Lane/Douglas Counties Carpenter JATC

8111 NE Holman St | Portland, OR 97218

503.256.7300 (phone) | 503.252.9560

This program covers the counties of Lane and Douglas in the State of Oregon.

LABORERS

Oregon and Southwest Washington Cement Masons Apprenticeship

12812 NE Marx St.| Portland, Oregon 97230

503.408.8555 (phone) | 866.408.8555 (toll-free)

This program covers all counties in the State of Oregon and Clark, Klickitat and Skamania counties in the State of Washington.

Oregon Columbia Masons TATC

8111 NE Holman St | Portland, OR 97218

503.256.7300 (phone) | 503.252.9560

This program covers Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Marion, Linn, Benton, Deschutes and Lane counties in the State of Oregon.

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