October 5th, 2022, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Open to the public and welcoming students, parents, veterans, underemployed, unemployed, and those looking for a new career—an event to educate and promote residential building industry careers. Come out and meet our building professional BIA members!
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Kids Corner Sponsor:
Building Futures Student Sponsors:
Industry Support Sponsors:
Friend of the Industry Sponsor:
Looking for a job in the building industry? Want to learn more about the many careers in the residential building industry?
Join us on October 5th!
Join Hands-On House in the Kids Corner for fun construction themed activities and story time listening to The House that She Built. Children attending will receive a copy of the book compliments of our Kids Corner Sponsor – Landmark Homes, while supplies last.
Story times are:
Schedule of presentations and demonstrations:
11:00 am – “Women in the Building Industry” Panel Discussion
This panel discussion will present a woman’s view of what it’s like to work in the construction industry
12:00 pm – How Successful Construction Careers are Built
A Discussion with EGStoltzfus Team Members
1:00 pm – “Meet the Remodelers” Panel Discussion
Meet local remodelers and learn how that got started in the business.
2:00 pm – “Supporting Construction from the Inside” presented by GR Mitchell
When the general public considers career potential in construction, they often think of the jobs in the field; The laborers, the machine operators, the jobsite supers. But it’s the roles conducted behind the scenes that set the stage for quality, efficient, and profitable construction. Brett Wauls, Lead Purchaser at GR Mitchell, will walk through the vital professions that facilitate the trades. Special emphasis will be placed on supply chain, a role that has faced unprecedented challenges in the wake of Covid.
3:00 pm – Architectural Design Demo presented by Time Zehr with Metzler Home Builders
4:00 pm – Truss Design Demo with Carl Eberly with Lezzer Lumber
5:00 pm – Legislative Panel
Members of the State Delegation will discuss the importance of the residential construction industry in Lancaster County, touching on workforce development education for skilled labor, and the economic impact of the industry in our region.
Companies, schools, and organizations participating in the BIA Building Futures: Construction Career Day
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