The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will hold a Construction/Trades Career Fair on Tuesday, Sep. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shenandoah Building, 102 Heritage Way NE, in Leesburg.
Featured employers include: Beauchain Builders, Capital Rail Constructors, Central Intelligence Agency, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Miller Paneling Specialists and Sunbelt Industrial. These employers are recruiting for entry-level and experienced mid-level positions. Anyone searching for a career change or advancement is also encouraged to attend.
According to the Virginia Employment Commission, employment in the construction industry is projected to grow by 12.8 percent in Virginia by 2024, and the need for construction workers in Loudoun County will remain steady over the next five to six years.
Prior to attending the Career Fair, job seekers are encouraged to stop by the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center for a résumé critique session and a Career Fair Tips handout. The center also will host a series of job preparation and career advancement events throughout September, which is Workforce Development Professionals Month. A calendar of events is online at loudoun.gov/wrc/calendar.
To learn more about the center’s programs and services, call 703-777-0150 or go to loudoun.gov/wrc.