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Dinolfo, Clark Announce Return of Rochester Construction Career Day

Dinolfo, Clark Announce Return of Rochester Construction Career Day

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Rochester Construction Career Day Chair Craig Clark announced the 2018 return of Rochester Construction Career Day, to be held on Thursday, October 25, at the Monroe County Fleet Center, 145 Paul Road. The 20th Annual event will be held 9:00 a.m. until Noon.

“As part of our efforts to grow more jobs, Monroe County is committed to connecting residents with the tools they need to be successful in rewarding industries like the skilled trades,” said Dinolfo. “There are good-paying careers in the trades available right here, right now that are just waiting for the right people with the right skills. Rochester Construction Career Day will offer hundreds of students a hands-on chance to learn how they too can build a path to a great career and a bright future.”

Exhibitors from the construction industry, colleges, and employers will be available to discuss career paths and educational programs in fields like construction, masonry, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, sheet metal working, and more. They will learn about the latest high-tech tools, advanced technology, and equipment used in today’s construction industry. Exhibitors will be available to provide information on apprenticeship programs, two- and four-year college programs, and technical programs. This event promises to be a valuable and helpful tool for the student attendees, school counselors, and teachers.

“Our committee is pleased to host hundreds of high school students at this exciting event,” said Clark. “Thank you to the many local school districts, sponsors, and exhibitors for their continued support.”

The event is sponsored by the Pike Company, LeChase Construction, Empire State Apprenticeship – Local Union 276 and many others. There will be over 20 exhibitors for the 800 high school students attending the event, as well as local elected officials.

For more information, visit www2.monroecounty.gov/planning-workforce or https://www.constructioncareerdays.org/.