Thank you for 8th Grade Construction Industry Career Expo!



Thanks to the contributions of many, this event has successfully reached over 16,000 students since 1998 with a hands-on introduction to careers in the unionized construction industry.


  • Aggregate Equipment & Supply Company
  • Altorfer, Inc.
  • Builders Association of Tazewell County
  • Central Illinois Chapter of NECA-IBEW Local 34 Quality Connection
  • Combined Central Illinois Construction Industry Fund
  • Dunn Safety
  • Echo Valley Catering
  • Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Association, Inc. (GPCSA)
  • IBEW (Electricians) Local #34
  • Ironworkers Local #112
  • Laborers Local #165 JATC/LECET
  • Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters/JATC
  • Otto Baum Company
  • Operating Engineers Local #649
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Peoria Office (OSHA)
  • Peoria Educational Region for Employment & Career Training (P.E.R.F.E.C.T.)
  • Plasterers & Cement Masons Local #18
  • Sheet Metal Workers Local #1
  • Steamfitters Local #353
  • Tazewell County/Area Education for Employment
  • Tri-County Construction Labor-Management Council, Inc. (TRICON)
  • West Central Illinois Building & Cosntruction Trades Council
  • Western Area Career System
  • Williams Brothers Construction

Allen Durr speaking on Safety

Student running tamper.

Student running heavy equipment. 

Students learning about Sheet Metal Workers.

Student bending electrical conduit.

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