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Construction council

The purpose of the Rutherford Works Construction Council is to implement a program to develop a workforce within the trades of the construction industry in Rutherford County and greater Middle Tennessee region to support the anticipated high growth over the next 10 years within the construction industry.

2019 GOALS

Goal 1

Goal 1
Equip parents, teachers, and counselors with an overall understanding of the construction industry so they are better able to utilize YouScience data for targeted conversations.

Goal 2

Goal 2
Work with Rutherford County Schools and community partners to increase capacity for construction programs through new or existing facilities and transportation to meet demand for skills development.

Goal 3

Goal 3
Develop marketing campaign to increase enrollment in construction programs at Oakland, Rockvale, TCAT and MTSU

Goal 4

Goal 4
Work with TBR to develop statewide curriculum at the TCAT/Community college level based on results on new TCAT MEP program

Leadership

Council Chair
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Manager
Turner Construction Company
Vice Chair
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President and General Manager
Roscoe Brown
 

Our Partners

  • Bell Construction
  • Turner
  • Roscoe Brown
  • Ole South
  • RC Home builders Association
  • Thompson Services
  • Hamilton Glass
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  • TCAT Shelbyville
  • MTSU Construction
  • RC Schools
  • Dow Smith
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  • Sand W Contracting Co  Inc Logo
  • Lithko

    Our Programs

    • Construction High School Pathway Program

      This career cluster prepares learners for careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the building environment. People employed in this cluster work on new structures, restorations, additions, alterations and repairs.

      Architecture and construction comprise one of the largest industries in the United States. Based on the latest statistics, this career cluster has 13.8 million jobs. In the next few years, many new jobs will be added and many employment opportunities will result from the need to replace experienced workers who leave jobs.

    • If I Had a Hammer

      The hands-on project is part of “If I Had a Hammer,” a curriculum based around concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. Over a three-hour period, the students — with help from a few tall adults – built a full-size playhouse on the gym floor.

    • Trades Week

      Rutherford Works celebrates Trades Week every year by focusing on construction related careers and coordinating tours with local trade and construction companies for middle school and high school students.

      2018 Trades Week Recap