Westchester County Office of Economic Development is encouraging residents to attend the upcoming construction trade fair

Published: August 13, 2021

Westchester County is excited to host a Construction Careers Fair on August 25, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the NY Power Authority, 123 Main Street, White Plains, New York. Job opportunities available include: manual worker, carpenter, plumber, painter, driver, electrician, plumber, building maintenance, security, and bricklayer.

George Latimer, Executive of Westchester County, said, “As existing Westchester real estate capital improvements and new developments begin, there are more vacancies in the construction industry. We hope that the residents will use the construction trade fair to find new opportunities. “

Joan McDonald, Chair of the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and Director of Operations for Westchester County, said, “Through the Industrial Development Agency, Westchester County is working to support renovation of existing office parks and buildings, business expansion and development of mixed use Projects. All of these projects require employees in a variety of construction trades to ensure a successful completion. To this end, there are many employment opportunities that residents can connect with during the upcoming construction career fair. “

Bridget Gibbons, Westchester County’s Director of Economic Development, said, “We are doing this in part to rebuild and restore Westchester’s economy. The job fair provides an opportunity for residents of Westchester County and beyond to learn about careers in construction and the construction industry, including major projects that will indelibly shape the landscape for generations to come. “

Parking spaces for the construction career fair are available in the “Hamilton Main” garage on Hamilton Avenue 365 or in the Galleria Mall. Attendees are asked to enter the NY Power Authority through the Hamilton Avenue entrance. Photo ID is required and participants must register at the security desk. Participants are also asked to wear a mask.

Register here.