What are Construction Career Days?

As more people visit or relocate to the State of Florida, the need for qualified construction workers grows. Everything from roadways to homes and shopping centers are necessary to support the increasing population. The construction of each requires skilled workers, yet the numbers of those entering the field is dwindling.

In order to increase the number of workers in the construction industry, transportation industry officials began an educational outreach program for high school students in 1999. The program is designed to introduce school students to the wide range of career opportunities available to them in the construction industry in a hands-on environment.

Partner agencies and organizations responsible for the event include the Florida Department of Transportation, the Florida Transportation Builders Association, the Suncoast Utility Contractors Association and the Federal Highway Administration.

Upcoming Events

8th Annual Golf Tournament
Join us on April 16th, 2021 for our 8th Annual Golf Tournament. All sponsorship packages have an option to play golf. This event fills up fast.
Diane Shier
Academy Coach
Oakleaf High School
On behalf of Oakleaf High School I'd like to say THANK YOU for all of your hard work and efforts in organizing Construction Career Days. This event is truly the best field trip we take all year! It continues to impress all who attend. We apppreciate you!
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Leslie Olson
Career Specialist
Orange Park High School
Word is quickly spreading throughout our school (by both staff and students) on how great we all enjoyed it. We got to see so much and we didn't even see half. It makes everyone want to go back next year.
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Michelle Harris
Academy Coach
Fleming Island High School
We wanted to send you a special thanks for all the effort that goes into making this event such a success. What a valuable resource it is for our students. This was the first year attending and I was amazed. We will be bringing a bigger group of students next year!
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Construction Career Days 2020

CCD was held at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center on February 25-27, 2020.

13611 Normandy Blvd,
Jacksonville, FL 32221

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