Road construction careers info meeting and hiring event set for Jan. 22

Area residents are invited to an upcoming recruitment event featuring employment and training opportunities in the road construction industry.

The Walbec Group will hold the event on Tuesday, Jan. 22, in partnership with Racine County, the City of Racine, WRTP/BIG STEP, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, the Southeastern Wisconsin Building Trades Council and the Community Workforce Partnership.

With many career opportunities available in the highway construction field, Payne & Dolan and Zenith Tech, Inc. will be on site conducting interviews and selecting candidates for a 130-hour road construction training program that prepares individuals for work in roadbuilding positions.

The event is designed to build a diverse pipeline of workers and to share information about the roadbuilding industry with Racine County residents and partners.

The event begins at 8 a.m. at Gateway Technical College Racine campus, 1001 Main St., Room 217 of the Technical Building. Doors open at 7:30 a.m.

To register and for more information, call (262) 619-6560.

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