The ten week Highway Heavy Construction Workers Training Program is a specialized pre-apprentice laborer training program that may help you to get an entry-level highway construction job with private construction companies.Trainees will be prepared to work on bike trails,bridges,and highway projects.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and the Minnesota WorkForce Centers have partnered with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to deliver a program designed to help minorities and women who live close to St. Paul/Minneapolis, Owatonna, Duluth, Bemidji and Mankato get jobs.
Participation in the FREE Highway-Heavy Construction Workers Training Program (HHCWTP) requires that you are a resident of St. Paul and/Ramsey County, have a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid Driver’s License and that you know basic math and reading. For more information on the program:
Download: 2014 MnDOT-DEED HCT Program BrochureDownload: 2014 MnDOT-DEED HCT Program Application/Information
2014 MnDOT-DEED Highway Heavy Construction Training Program
Take time to research your skills, interests and abilities to determine whether or not construction jobs are the right career for you.You should make sure that you are aware of the many different occupations in this industry and also which ones appear to be promising for steady work in the future.
Here’s some information that can help get you started.
CLICK HERE and explore Merrick Community Services East Side Job Bank & Construction programs.
Another great way for you to learn more about careers is to visit your local MN WorkForce Center. Many of them have free workshops that help you research careers and/or find employment.
For information about obtaining your GED/HS Diploma contact The MN Literacy Council by going to their website and/or calling them at 1-800-222-1990. They will help you locate Adult Basic Education training centers in your area.
Merrick Community Services has been working in partnership with Saint Paul's East Metro since 1908. We look forward to continuing to serve the community and working together to improve the lives of the residents by empowering individuals, strengthening families, and promoting their independence! ______________________________________
An excellent time to make a difference in the lives of children families and seniors on the Saint Paul East Side! During these challenges economic times, we are seeing increasing evidence that the services provided by Merrick's
Donate food by scheduling a drop off at Merrick's food shelf (Click here for food list)
A special thank you to all our friends and supporters for participating in Minnesota's Great Day of Giving Thursday, November 14th !
We surpassed our goal this year! Although there were a few technical difficulties with the on-line host site in the afternoon, many of you still contributed by dropping off your check and/or letting us know you will be mailing them in!
It was wonderful to see so many of you at the evening gathering at Mancini's Char House as well! THANK YOU AGAIN for making a difference for children, families and seniors on Saint Paul's East Side!
Merrick Community Services is hiring qualified individuals to fill key positions that are currently open. Follow the below links for more information.