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.

Top 10 Construction Jobs in Rutherford County

  • Construction Worker
  • General Laborer
  • Carpentor
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Project Engineer
  • Plumber
  • Concrete Laborer
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Inspector

Our Goals for 2018

Goal 1

Goal 1
Hire a MEP teacher for Oakland High School by July 1, 2018

Goal 2

Goal 2
Work with TBR/TCAT & Motlow to develop and open new post-secondary construction programs by January 1, 2019

Goal 3

Goal 3
Developing a marketing campaign to promote careers in construction to be implemented by August 2018


Council Chair
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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
  • Terracon Logo
  • 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.