Turner Construction has a long-standing record supporting the communities in the areas where they live and work. They actively look for opportunities to add value to both the personal and professional lives of those in our community.  Continuing that commitment, Turner is offering the Hardhat in Hand program for anyone 18+, a high school graduate and wanting to enter into the building industry. This program offers participants career training and full-time employment!

The next session launches August 1st and first interview sessions are this Tuesday July 12th.  Participants will be part of an eight week earn while you learn program that will help them get started on the Skilled Trades career path that best fits them.

The Program begins: (August 1st)

  • Offers participants 11 college credit hours in basic construction education.
  • Three nationally recognized certifications.
  • Hourly wage while they are in class.
  • On-the-Job training match with an employer to lead to employment.

Where: Sarpy Data Center, 12506 South 150th St., Springfield NE 68059

Interviews: July 12th 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Open interviews: July 12th 6:30-7:30

Phone: Call to be a part of the open interview if you don’t get your application completed. 402-690-6913 (Jessica Begin)

Click here to see page 1 of the Hardhat in Hand Flyer

Click here to see page 2 of the Hardhat in Hand Flyer


Pay? Pay varies based on the final employment but is generally $15.00 – 22.00 per hour. During the first 4 weeks in training they receive $13.50 per hour.  

Background and drug testing? Yes, we do both. We have a zero tolerance policy on drug testing.  For background it is based on the employer’s requirements.  Some of our Trade Partners do not run background checks.

Time? The program runs Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm; however, when you start full-time with your future employer you could start as early as 6:00am.  This would be discussed at the interview.

Opportunities? Plumbing (welding), electrical, carpentry, sheet metal (welding), and general laborer.

Transportation?  We have helped to provide transportation for individuals accepted into the program. (Rides, obtainment of driver’s license, and gas cards).