Construction Showcase and Career Opportunities Fair held at Augusta Civic Center on April 11 Bookmark and Share

April 4, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2018

Media Contact: Laura Hudson, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009

AUGUSTA—National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is kicking-off the 2018 construction season with the annual Construction Showcase and Career Opportunities Fair on April 11, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta. The Career Opportunities Fair runs 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the event and includes more than 50 construction employers and industry-related resources. Representatives from the Augusta CareerCenter and Maine's Hire-A-Vet Campaign will be available to speak with job seekers about helpful resources. The event is open to the public.

“Maine’s hit historic numbers of jobs created in consecutive years in 2016 and 2017, wages have been rising since 2015, our unemployment rate has hit an all-time low, and over 11,000 job openings are regularly posted on Maine JobLink,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “Maine employers are hiring. Set your sights on a better-paying job. Maine CareerCenters can help you search for a new or better job, find training, practice for those job interviews, improve your resume and prepare for the dozens of job fairs happening around the state. Visit mainecareercenter.gov to learn more.”

Employers are seeking qualified employees to fill current positions. Job seekers are encouraged to dress appropriately, bring a current resume and be prepared to interview. .

Exhibitors Include

  • ACV Enviro Corporation
  • All States Asphalt
  • Alpha One
  • American Concrete Industries
  • Associated Builders and Contractors of Maine
  • AtWork Personnel Services
  • Auburn Concrete & Auburn Aggregates
  • Augusta CareerCenter and Maine Hire-A-Vet Campaign
  • Beauregard Equipment, Inc.
  • CCB, Inc.
  • Centerline Utility Locating
  • Central Petroleum Co.
  • Chadwick-Baross
  • Cianbro
  • Connectivity Point Design & Installation
  • Consigli Construction
  • CPM Constructors
  • Crooker Construction and Precast of Maine
  • Cross Insurance
  • Dig Safe
  • E.S. Boulos Company
  • Eastern Maine Development Corp.
  • Enterprise Trenchless Technologies, Inc.
  • Ferguson Waterworks
  • Gorham Sand & Gravel
  • Hews Company LLC
  • Hydraulic Hose and Assemblies, LLC
  • I & I Sling/Slingmax
  • John Turner Consulting
  • Jordan Equipment Co.
  • KMA Human Resources Consulting
  • Knowles Industrial
  • Maine Commercial Tire
  • Maine Drilling & Blasting
  • Maine Financial Group
  • Maine Trailer, Inc.
  • Maine Turnpike Authority
  • Mainely Construction Rentals
  • MaineWorks
  • Messer Truck Equipment
  • N.S. Giles Foundations Inc.
  • NAPA Auto Parts
  • Neenah Foundry Company
  • Northland JCB
  • Pike Industries
  • Reed & Reed, Inc.
  • S.W. Cole Engineering, Inc.
  • Sebago Technics
  • Septic Systems of Maine
  • Spectrum
  • Spillers
  • Stay Safe Traffic Products, Inc.
  • TW Paving Inc.
  • Ted Berry Company, Inc.
  • Tracfone Wireless, Inc.
  • W.D. Matthews Machinery Co.
  • WorkHealth, LLC

And more!

CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

The Augusta CareerCenter, located within the Department of Labor at 45 Commerce Drive in Augusta, is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 624-5120 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) for more information or visit http://www.mainecareercenter.gov .

Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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