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. Please see below for session dates and locations.


This course introduces individuals to potential career opportunities in the highway construction industry. The high-demand for workers has opened program opportunities focused on short-term training leading to long-term employment. You will be introduced to an industry that enables individuals to apply their skills to a wide-range of career opportunities with minimal education and above average income. This is a 4-hour course. Participants will be required to complete all modules. Links to additional resources will be available at the end of this course.


Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will:

  • Learn about career pathways, training programs, and high-demand job needs
  • Understand job safety in the highway construction industry
  • Explore what is effective communication and why it is vital to project success
  • Interpret basic expectations and requirements of employability in the industry
  • Identify and value the diverse experiences, perspectives, and beliefs of people in the highway construction industry


If you have any questions regarding the training session dates and locations, please contact Project Solutions, Inc. directly at (605) 737-0377 or

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Sioux Falls

Date And Time

Tue, February 25, 2020

8:30 AM – 3:00 PM CST


Southeast Tech - George S. Mickelson Center

2320 North Career Avenue

Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate

Date And Time

Thu, February 27, 2020

8:30 AM – 3:00 PM CST


Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate TERO

12554 BIA HWY 711

Agency Village, SD 57262

Belle Fourche

Date And Time

Thu, February 6, 2020

8:30 AM – 3:00 PM MST

Belle Fourche Area Community Center

1111 National Street

Belle Fourche, SD 57717


Date And Time

Thu, February 20, 2020

8:30 AM – 3:00 PM CST


Sinte Gleska University

101 Antelope Lake Circle

Mission, SD 57555


Date And Time

Fri, February 21, 2020

8:30 AM – 3:00 PM CST


Holiday Inn Express & Suites

1360 East, SD 44

Winner, SD 57580


Date And Time

Wed, February 26, 2020

8:30 AM – 3:00 PM CST


Brookings Economic Development Corporation

2301 Research Park Way

Brookings, SD 57006