This March, Meta’s Gallatin Data Center will launch its second cohort of Hardhat in Hand, a hands-on workforce development program that provides a path to reliable, well-paid job opportunities in the construction industry. The program, held in partnership with DPR Construction, is designed for ages 18+ and offers:
Paid, 8-week skilled trade work-based training and job shadowing at the data center construction site;
Classroom instruction, including blueprint reading, construction math, site safety, employability skills, and industry-recognized credentials;
Job opportunities in carpentry, concrete, craft labor, drywall, electrical, pipefitting and more.
Recruitment begins at 8:00 a.m. on February 15 at the American Job Center with a breakfast for partners supporting education, social services, and workforce development in our region. The event will feature comprehensive information on program eligibility, curriculum and job pathways, as well as a panel discussion featuring past participants, Gallatin Data Center Trade Partners, and Volunteer State Community College.
Date and Time
Wednesday Feb 15, 2023 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
American Job Center
1598 Greenlea Blvd