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We would like to invite you to an event that highlights
construction careers in Peoria, Illinois.

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Steamfitters, Iron Workers, and Heat and Frost Insulators Apprenticeships

 Steamfitters U.A. Local 353 Apprenticeship Application Notice

 Heat & Frost Insulators Local 17 Apprenticeship Testing 2015, please note although this is based in Tinley Park, they will have 1 day of applications here in Peoria on May 29th at the Labor Temple located at 400 NE Jefferson, Peoria, IL.

 Ironworkers Local 112 Apprenticeship Application Period

2nd Annual PADEAT Building Trades Career Fair!

March 7, 2015, 9:00 a.m.
Woodruff Career & Technical School, 1800 NE Perry Ave, Peoria, IL 61603

Event Registration:  Please click here to begin the registration process

Please feel free to download the flyer and distribute  Career Fair Flyer.

This one day Peoria career fair will provide you with insight into exciting career opportunities in the union construction industry. You will learn how to start the journey to become a member of the union community and get on the track of earning a head of household wage, insurance, and retirement.

Who are we…? Construction Cleanup

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 PlaceCommunity 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!

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If you have any questions regarding registration please contact Gabe Jaja; 309.692.6400

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