Persons interested in participating in a paid 3-week hands-on training program in a specific construction trade that will lead to a job offer to work on the KCI Airport terminal construction project for successful participants should go to the Full Employment Council (FEC) office at 6025 Prospect on Wednesday, December 11, or Saturday, December 14, to apply and take a math skills assessment.
Applicants should bring a government-issued ID and calculator to assist them in taking the WorkKeys Applied Math Assessment. Hours for applying and taking the math skills assessment can be obtained by calling the FEC office at 816-448-7601 or going online to cwcjv.com/wtp.
The construction trades recruiting for the terminal project are carpenters, cement masons, electricians, elevator constructors, ironworkers, operating engineers, plumbers and waterproofers.
Applicants who meet the specifications of the recruiting trades will be interviewed, and the top candidates will receive offers to participate in the training program. Applicants will be expected to pass a drug test prior to starting the program.
Successful applicants receive $400 weekly stipends and RideKC bus passes for participating in the 120-hour trade-specific classroom training course to prepare them for entry into a union apprenticeship program. Those who successfully complete the course receive safety and first aid certifications and job offers to work on the terminal project.