We would like to invite you to an event that highlights
construction careers in Peoria, Illinois.
Upcoming Application Process
Who are we…?
We are PADEAT, the Peoria Area Diversity in Employment Action Team; an ad-hoc committee on equal employment in the Building Trades. Our Mission is to “Facilitate education, communication, and training to enhance opportunity for union construction employment that represents the demographics of the Greater Peoria region as covered by the West Central Illinois Building and Construction Trades.”
Our group of network partners includes…
Caterpillar, City of Peoria, Common Place, Community Construction Outreach of Peoria, Core Construction, Goodwill Industries, Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Association, Human Capital Development, ICC Corporate and Community Education, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce, NAACP, PALM/Better Built, R.A. Cullinan, Stark Excavating, Tri-County Peoria Urban League, West Central Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council, Whole City Ministries, Woodruff Career and Technical Center…… And more
What do we want?
We want to see people working and thriving! That’s why, together we are dedicated to developing “A well-prepared, well-trained, diverse union construction workforce that reflects our Community,” and we hope you will join us!
In May, the Laborers Local #165 hired ten (10) minority/women workers, 6 of which were HCCTP Graduates!
If you have any questions regarding registration please contact Gabe Jaja; firstname.lastname@example.org 309.692.6400