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Women on the Rise

Increasing Women in the Construction Trades

Women in construction

Bay Area Women: Build the Bay and Your Future—better pay better benefits, better life.  

Employers Need YOU! Hop on the construction workforce career train by becoming a tradeswoman. 

Good starting hourly wages ($17-25/hr) plus great benefits (health, pension, vacation)

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Attend an information session in your area to learn about:  

  • Bay Area jobs and what it takes to start work in just a few weeks
  • Bay Area training programs that can prepare you 
  • 26 specialized trades that provide PAID on–the-job apprentice training
  • Help available to you to cover fees, tools, childcare and more 
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SFPUC Workforce & Economic Programs Bureau is part of the PUC’s Infrastructure Division which is responsible for the modernization and upkeep of the vast water systems improvement program (WSIP), and water delivery from the Sierra Mountains to SF and Peninsula and the City’s sewer system improvement system program (SSIP). 

The Workforce & Economic Programs Bureau leverages the two Improvement programs to fund specialized training which provide employment opportunities to residents throughout the PUC’s service delivery territory.

Through partnerships with community organizations, local government agencies, Oakland Tradeswomen Inc., the San Francisco Construction and Building Trades Council, unions and contractors, the PUC is expanding its’ endeavors to engage large numbers of women to enter the construction trades and prosper from the middle class jobs that union trades provide.

For more information or questions contact us via email or at 415-554-1809


SFPUC Workforce & Economic Programs Bureau partners with the following community training organizations. All offer free resources and/or pre-apprenticeship training to qualified individuals:

Last updated: 5/24/2019 9:26:30 AM