Employment Opportunities

Individual employment and federal career opportunities.

Individual Construction Trades Employment

Individuals interested in working on the Next NGA West project need to prepare now by acquiring the necessary skills construction companies will be looking for to help build the Next NGA West. Once a design-build team is selected, individuals should apply directly to the construction company for position openings and employment consideration. The selected design-build team will be announced in 2019.

A certain percentage of minority participation is federally required for this project. Federal contracts require Department of Labor goals for participation of women 6.9% and minorities 14.7% per trade. This means those percentage goals are applied to each trade: operators, carpenters, electricians, pipe fitters, etc.

Veterans also have a number of programs available to assist with employment opportunities. The St. Louis Building Construction Trades Council has a program called Helmets to Hardhats that connects quality men and women from the Armed Forces with building and construction careers.

Prepare Now To Compete

It takes a great deal of time in training to work as an apprentice or journeyman. Learn more about getting the specialized training that can help you compete for these future contract employment opportunities by visiting these websites:


Federal Careers

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers both offer a wide variety of federal career opportunities.

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Friday November 30th

SLCCC Diversity Workshop: "Transforming the Face of Construction"

St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (SLCCC) is hosting a diversity workshop on Friday, November 30th.

Creating a diverse team of construction professionals benefits every project. This program features owners and M/W/DBE participants, with 6 breakout sessions including: Healthcare, Utilities, Education, Infrastructure, Commercial/Industrial and new this year, Federal Government.

This information is provided as a courtesy only. No endorsement of this activity by the Department of Defense or any of its Components is expressed or implied.

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