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Kern County Building & Construction Trades Council


The Southern California Operating Engineers Training Trust took part in the annual Kern County Building and Construction Trades Council, High School Job Fair, on November 6th and 7th. The event was held at the IBEW Training Site in Bakersfield California. High school students from the surrounding areas attended the 2 day event. Building and Construction Trades Council Executive Secretary John Spaulding speaks prior to day 1. John is a former Local #12 district representative.



Day 1 consisted of all female students. Kern County 5th District Supervisor Leticia Perez speaks to the group of all female high schools students.


Kern County Apprentice coordinator Brian Forrest and Inspection Instructor Renee Gadberry promoted the benefits of belonging to Local #12 and working in our trade.


Kern County Apprentice Coordinator Brian Forest helps student run the lattice crane simulator.


Bryan Crowe shows off our "Drone's in construction" program.


Several booths setup to explore


Possible Future Apprentices