Recruit Skilled Workers

HBI graduates are ready to enter the workforce and contribute to your organization’s growth and success their first day on the job. Employers from several sectors of the construction industry hire HBI graduates, such as small and large contractors in residential, commercial, industrial, and civil construction, as well as in the supply, manufacturing, and retail industries.

HBI Graduates Are Trained in Various Trades

  • BCT (Building Construction Technology)
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning)
  • Landscaping
  • Plumbing
  • Solar

HBI Graduates Are Taught by Skilled Trades Instructors

  • Through trade certification programs, assistance with apprenticeships, and job placement services, HBI prepares its graduates with technical and employability skills needed for a successful career in the building industry.
  • Trained graduates are available for hire throughout the year.
  • Graduates receive an HBI pre-apprenticeship certificate in their trade of study and OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Training.
  • Graduates leave training with basic hand tools and Personal Protectice Equipment (PPE).
  • Students accumulate an average of 1000 hours of training.
  • Students receive onsite training at over 60 centers across the country.
  • Students are trained in a drug-free environment.
  • HBI recruits a diverse pool of students to train in various trades.
  • HBI training is grounded in the Industry’s National Construction Skills Standards and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved National Green Building Standard™ and taught by experienced instructors through HBI’s Residential Construction Academy Series textbooks and instructional aides.

Contact an HBI representative for more information:

Mark Martin

Regional Placement Coordinator

Phone: 207-400-5043


States covered: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Vermont

Ben Henry

Regional Placement Coordinator

Phone: 716-844-1207


States covered: Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania

Samad Onque

Regional Placement Coordinator

Phone: 202-657-8243


States covered: Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC

Rick Valentine

Regional Placement Coordinator

Phone: 803-290-2884


States covered: Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South CarolinaV

Mike Smith

Regional Career Development Coordinator

Phone: 318-349-4544


States covered: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama

Kevin Fry

Regional Placement Coordinator

Phone: 816-518-3759


States covered: Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, Wyoming

Kevin Jaggi

Regional Career Development Coordinator

Phone: 435-553-5884


States covered: Alaska, California, Oregon, Utah, Washington State

John Gallagher

Regional Career Development Coordinator

Phone: 520-526-3654


States covered: Arizona, California, Hawaii

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