Submitted by Oregon_Tradeswomen_Inc. on Thu, 04/30/2009 – 2:25pm.


05/16/2009 – 9:00am

05/16/2009 – 3:00pm


Come discover high-paying careers in construction-related trades during the 17TH Annual Women in Trades Career Fair.Participate in hands-on activities such as operating heavy equipment, framing a house, climbing utility poles, wiring light switches, soldering copper pipes, welding, exploring solar power, learning about eco-roofs and many other trades related learning activities. Everyone is invited. Attendance is Free.  No advance registration is required.
Free Admission
Free parking
Free childcare
Free eco-shuttle provided from Gateway Transit Center.

Meet successful tradeswomen role models, including electricians, carpenters, heavy equipment operators, line workers, plumbers, and more. Learn about apprenticeship programs and community college programs training opportunities.

NECA/IBEW Electrical Training Center
16021 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR

According to a December 2008 Report by the Oregon Employment Department, approximately 92,000 vacancies from growth and retirements will occur in Oregon in the building, construction, maintenance, and repair trades between now and the year 2016.