Who is this expo aimed at?
Everyone! Anyone who is considering a career in skilled trades, engineering, materials research, environmental sustainability or information technology would benefit by attending the event.
Do I need to know anything about heavy construction?
Not at all! This expo is designed to provide an understanding about the incredible amount of employment opportunities available in heavy construction. The event will provide a greater understanding of heavy construction, which will allow you to continue your journey in the industry.
Isn’t heavy construction just driving big machines around?
Absolutely not! Heavy construction offers a vast array of career opportunities for people looking to work in the skilled trades, students looking to pursue studies in math and science, and anyone looking at future business opportunities. There is no shortage of incredible careers that never involve sitting down at the controls of a piece of heavy equipment. (But there are careers in that, too!)
My son/daughter is only 16 and doesn’t know what she wants to do after school. Is this event for him/her?
Yes! There is no ideal age for this career expo. The day gives attendees of all ages the chance to discover career opportunities in the heavy construction industry. Whether someone is looking for direction for continuing their studies after high school, or trying to find a next step in their career journey, this event will provide an excellent chance to interact with industry professionals to understand what a career in heavy construction could offer.
I’m already applying to post-secondary schools. Is this expo for me?
Without a doubt. Whether you are considering an opportunity to pursue studies in the skilled trades, trying to understand how an academic path in environmental sciences or engineering could translate into a career, or just figuring out what else you might not be considering, this event will provide you with the tools you need to understand if a career in heavy construction could be right for you.