We invest in people and then people invest in us
BLDM offers high-quality, in-house apprenticeship training programs that help individuals obtain careers in construction trades and join our workforce. BLDM also partner with many registered apprenticeship programs in Puerto Rico and expose apprentices directly to their job or trade interest. Once the apprentices graduate from our programs, they receive direct or preferred entry to work with us.
TRP and PACE are 12-week, 5 days a week, high-quality apprenticeship training programs on construction trades at our company. These programs help adults gain the knowledge, physical fitness, and technical trades skills needed to be competitive to apply and be accepted into an apprenticeship successfully.
Trades Rotation Program (TRP)
Women, Trans, Gender Nonconforming Individuals
Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Education (PACE)
Students will earn the following certifications:
– RISE Up
During the 12 weeks, students will:
– Learn all apprenticeship trades to gain knowledge about the scope of work, wages, and benefits.
– Visit working job sites to interact with professionals
– Learn trades/applied math
– Focus on physical fitness and nutrition
– Have professional development opportunities including peer and professional mentoring during On-the-Job Training (OJT).
Construction Boot Camp (CBC)
This is our all-inclusive training program that serves communities in Puerto Rico. CBC provides 4-weeks of 40-hour/week training. At the completion of this program, those who achieve skills and knowledge for professional practices, trade education, physical competencies, and math will receive a graduation certificate and the opportunity to join the BLDM workforce.
Graduates of this program will earn the following certifications:
– OSHA 10
– Heavy equipment operations (Forklift or digger or cranes).
18 years of age or older
GED or High School Diploma (or ability to obtain by the end of the program)
Valid WA State Driver’s License (or ability to reinstate license by the end of the program)
Stable Living Arrangements
Ability to pass a drug test
Backgrounds are screened for income eligibility, unemployment or TANF participation, citizenship verification, and veteran status if applicable, if applicable.
Are on time and keep scheduled appointments
Can provide all requested documents for their assessment.
Are honest in their interview
Can pass a drug test
Express interest and/or have experience in construction trades