Construction Job Training

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Providing Construction Career Opportunities

The Northwest Construction Careers Initiative strives to connect residents who have expressed interest in construction career opportunities.


Program Details

NCCI — The Northwest Construction Careers Initiative — offers Northwest Connecticut residents the opportunity to pursue a career in the construction and building trades.  Job training and employment possibilities include: 

  • OSHA 10, OSHA 30, and Hazwoper certifications
  • CORE Curriculum

Orientation sessions are held each Thursday on Zoom. You do not need to RSVP, but you are expected to join the meeting around 10 AM.

Zoom ID: 824-5253-2442

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Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must have:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • CT driver's license and reliable transportation
  • Commitment to complete the program
  • At least 18 years old

How to Apply

Individuals interested in learning more about the program are encouraged to register for an information session. To do so, please contact Joe Diorio or Peyton Stephens.

Meet the Team


Joe Diorio


Compliance Officer

203-574-6971 ext. 434
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Peyton Stephens


Re-entry/Construction Career Navigator

203-574-6971 ext. 446

Additional Resources

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The Northwest Construction Careers Initiative is particularly helpful to Waterbury job seekers because the program administers the City of Waterbury's Good Job Ordinance. The ordinance requires publicly-funded construction contractors to hire a percentage of Waterbury residents.


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