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Looking For Work in the Building Trades Professions?

By: Jil Krause
Updated: December 1, 2014

The Preferred Systems, Inc. Minority Recruitment Division is excited to announce a new opportunity to help local minority workers seek employment on the construction of the new Bayfront Place Courtyard by Marriott and Parking Garage. We are partnering with local agencies to spread the word and recruit minority workers in the following building trade professions:

  • Bricklayers
  • Carpenters
  • Cement Masons
  • Electricians
  • Glaziers
  • Iron Workers
  • Laborers
  • Operating Engineers
  • Painters
  • Plumbers & Steamfitters
  • Roofers
  • Sheet Metal Workers 

To learn more, download the following documents:

If you or someone you know is interested in obtaining employment in the building trades, please contact:

Preferred Systems, Inc.
Frontier Place
1341 West 6th St. Erie, PA 16505
Mike Chevalier, President & CEO
Phone: 814.456.0406

Bayfront NATO, Inc. / Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Center
312 Chestnut St. Erie, PA 16507
Kathleen Cahill, Community Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 814.459.2761 ext. 229

Downtown YMCA Teen Center
31 West 10th St. Erie, PA 16501
Serge Augustin, Diversity Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: 814.452.3261 ext. 228

Project partners include Bayfront NATO Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Center; Downtown YMCA; Erie County Convention Center Authority; Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership; E.E. Austin & Son; Great Lakes Building & Construction Trade; Pennsylvania Career Link.