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Future Road Builders

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Explore a career in highway construction through the Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania (CAWP) Virtual Pre-Apprenticeship Program! This free online course allows you to interact with each phase of a virtual highway construction project and learn about the skills needed to be a Carpenter, Cement Mason, Laborer, Operating Engineer, Pile Driver and Teamster.

The content of the program consists of videos, images and assessment questions that will provide you with a better understanding of the industry and assist you in uncovering the skills needed for a career in highway construction. After completing your pre-apprenticeship program, which typically takes one and a half hours, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and be ready to apply for one of several apprenticeship programs in highway construction located in western PA.

Future Road Builders Arcade

Available through the Apple Store, Google Play and Amazon!

A tool for all construction trades to practice their understanding of mobile crane hand signals.

Middle school aged children will love these fun mini-games that highlight various construction jobs and career paths.

Battle the elements as you flag cars, emergency vehicles, and heavy construction trucks past your dig site.

JobPro: Get Hired Construction puts you in the hot seat of an interview for a construction job.

As a heavy equipment operator, you’re a key member of the construction site.

Start practicing proper fall arrest setup in a fun and safe way!

Get in the seat of a Tower Crane Operator. Use speed and precision to maneuver expensive equipment around obstacles.

Tying rebar takes hand-eye coordination, time and finesse. Think you’ve got what it takes?

Experience the earth-shaking power of dozer operation once you drop your blade and push mountains of dirt.

Plan and execute digs just like a real life excavator operator! Can you dig it?

Safety risks come in various forms on a construction site. Show that you can identify them all.

Safety risks come in various forms on a construction site. Get oriented and show that you can identify ladder safety issues.

Ready to practice using safer postures to lift and move an object?

Practice planning how to safely lift and move construction materials on a jobsite to avoid injury.

As a carpenter on a hospital jobsite, find safety hazards to keep everyone safe.

Want to see the big picture? Test your attention to detail and maintain focus to get the job done.

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The Mission & Vision of CAWP

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To be the premier trade association for union* affiliated contractors in the heavy, highway, railroad and utility construction industry in western Pennsylvania.

*Carpenters, Cement Masons, Laborers, Operating Engineers, Pile Drivers, and Teamsters

Our Mission & Values

The Voice of the Heavy/Highway Industry

To encourage and assist CAWP members to the end that fair competition may be maintained, condition of labor may be improved, and that proper and friendly relations may be maintained between employers in the industries and their employees and the general public.

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Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania
800 Cranberry Woods Drive, Suite 110
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

Phone: 1-877-343-CAWP
or (412) 343-8000
Fax: (412) 343-8005

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