Construction Career Awareness Sessions Overview

Construction Career Awareness Sessions

The South Dakota Department of Transportation has been selected as a pilot state for the Highway Construction Workforce Project. We are here to recruit and educate hard working, reliable people for construction careers that are available in the state. The Highway Construction Awareness Course will give some insight into what these jobs have to offer and can connect you with contractors looking for potential On-the-Job trainees. For more information on the Highway Construction Awareness Course, including session dates, locations, and registration, please visit the session details page.

Program Benefits

Careers

  • General Laborer
  • Flagger
  • CDL Operator
  • Welder
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Truck Driver
  • Parts Runner
  • Pilot Car Driver

 

Positions start at $14-18/hour with benefits! Experienced workers have an opportunity to earn significantly more.

Resources

Various state agencies provide access to important resources which may help ensure participants are able to complete the program and start their new career. This includes transportation, child care, and housing resources. To learn more, visit the resources page.

Agency Partners