Constructing Opportunity with Veterans

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Thursday, March 12 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: Westgate - Pavilion 2


Event Information

Title: Constructing Opportunity with Veterans

Description: As the construction industry continues to face a chronic workforce shortage, the large number of service members leaving active duty each year has created a growing talent pool for skilled trades. Veterans occupy a variety of roles in the military that are a natural fit for the construction industry, including engineers, plumbers, electricians, heavy equipment operators, supervisory roles, and more. This session will discuss the many skills military veterans possess that can be immediately transfer to the construction industry. Topics include:

Learning Objectives:
1. Military demographics and candidate profiles
2. Attracting, engaging and retaining military talent
3. Opportunities for veterans in the construction industry
4. Service Technician program case study

Type: CONEXPO-CON/AGG Education


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  • AEMP (Association of Equipment Management Professionals)