Build Chattanooga Event Promotes Construction Workforce

October 9, 2017 | Betty Proctor | Internal Press Release

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The third annual Build Chattanooga Event will take place on Thursday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Center for Engineering Technology, Arts & Sciences building (CETAS) on the main campus of Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway.

Sponsored by the Tennessee Building and Construction Institute (TNBCI) at Chattanooga State, the event focuses on the construction industry, a high-demand field, that is expected to grow by 22 percent through 2022. Professionals in the construction industry can expect to earn salaries in the $37-96K range, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The community is invited to learn about careers in the construction industry and opportunities for training and education right here in Chattanooga. 

Come experience the construction industry through hands-on demos and meeting construction professionals. Learn about the education and training pathways from instructors, and enjoy lunch courtesy of Stowers Machinery. 

For more information, visit https://www.chattanoogastate.edu/tnbci. Please contact Associate Professor Caitlin Moffitt at 423-697-2649 or email her at Caitlin.moffitt@chattanoogastate.edu for specific information about the event.