Pierce County Construction Partnership Building Your Career


Pierce County Construction Partnership

Construction Career Day

Objective: An event offered for high school students to broaden their knowledge about the construction industry and its multifaceted opportunities in the building, heavy equipment, highway design and engineering areas. The goal is to increase the number of young men and women entering the construction industry.

Event Chair | Mark Martinez
Executive Secretary, Pierce County Building & Construction Council

Exhibitor & Site Layout Chair | Mike Montelone
Owner, SCS Consulting

Sponsorship & Budget Chair | Peter Guzman
LEAP Coordinator, City of Tacoma

Volunteer Chair | Debbie Chilton
City of Tacoma, Community & Economic Development

Equipment Mobilization Chair | Troy Andrews
Business Agent Local 252 and Peter Lahmann, Apprenticeship Coordinator-Northwest Laborers

Industry Outreach

Objective: To develop relationships with industry partners and encourage their participation in the economic and workforce development in Pierce County.

Chair | Tim Attebery
Southern District Manager, Associated General Contractors


Objective: To create a network of collaboration between organizations offering pre-apprenticeship programs in order to share ideas and resources.

Chair | Trudy Poole
School to Apprenticeship Coordinator, WorkForce Central


Objective: To develop and assist in obtaining resources in order to accomplish the goals of Pierce County Construction Partnership.

Chair | Peter Guzman
LEAP Coordinator, City of Tacoma