Your future starts here!
The heavy and highway construction industry in western Pennsylvania offers many opportunities for those who want to have a successful career without the burden of student loan debt, financial strain or college coursework. And with the skilled labor workforce shrinking, now is the time that students about to graduate, or those who have not yet found a career that is right for them, should consider learning a trade. This learned skillset may be the best foundation on which to build your future.
Those interested in learning a trade through the Apprenticeship Program are able to have gainful, long-term employment, earning good pay and benefits while they receive hands-on training. Future career paths may include a company-sponsored application into a local Union or a position within the Support Services at Brayman.
Brayman Construction Corporation, headquartered in Saxonburg, PA, has a long-standing tradition of training and developing the skillset of their labor workforce. Drawing from their collective experience, the faculty are current team members whose industry expertise is a valuable resource.
Hands-On Training Program
Brayman offers a formal Apprenticeship Training Program focusing on the following career paths:
- Heavy Equipment Operating Engineer
- Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Brayman is associated with many regional Unions, including: Laborers District Council of Western PA, Regional Council of Carpenters and Western PA Operating Engineers.
Brayman has created a program that provides team members with focused training while earning a salary and benefits.
Through the Apprenticeship Training Program students receive hands-on training as well as classroom coursework covering a common skillset such as: Safety, Rigging, Quality Control and Loading/Unloading.
Students are also assigned specialized tracks which are related to the various Support Operation functional areas:
- Fabrication Shop
- Mechanic’s Shop
- Heavy Equipment
- Rebar Supply & Tie
- Precast Concrete
- Yard Labor
- Form Shop
This program is an opportunity for up to 24-months of On-The-Job Training which culminates in the successful graduate’s company-sponsored application into a local Union or an offer of a full-time position at Brayman or Affiliate Companies.
Each student will be assigned to a functional area within the Support Operation department for a specified rotation period.
Depending on the student’s level of interest and their abilities/skillset, they may choose to focus their training on one specific area as they progress throughout the program.
Options in the Trades
This opportunity allows you to explore career options and receive specialized training, all while earning a competitive salary and benefits. ($12-$16 per hour)
Successful completion of the program will allow the student to jumpstart their career, increasing their long-term earning potential.
Learn More About a Career in the Western PA Highway Trades.
As a proud member of the CAWP, Brayman is pleased to share Future Road Builders (www.futureroadbuilders.com), a career awareness tool which explores a virtual highway construction project and uncovers the skills needed to be a heavy and highway construction apprentice. Craft apprenticeships are available with the Carpenters, Masons, Laborers and Operating Engineers.