Iowa’s construction industry needs America’s veterans.

As a member of America’s armed forces, you already possess the necessary attitude and aptitude to have an extraordinary career in the construction industry.

It goes without saying that employers are actively searching for men and women with the skills already possessed by military veterans. In serving our country, these individuals have proven a great work ethic, a willingness to learn, and the ability to lead themselves and others. All of these are attributes that play a major role in a successful career in the construction industry.

If you are a veteran looking for a fulfilling career, look no further. Take time to check out the resources we’ve assembled and consider making the construction industry the next step in your rewarding career.

  • Job Board

    Construction Job Board

  • HBI

    Home Base Iowa

  • Your GI Bill

    Using Your GI Bill for Apprenticeship and On the Job Training

Home Base Iowa (HBI) is a one-of-a-kind program connecting veterans and transitioning service members with HBI partners and resources. If you are a military veteran, or an employer, you can visit the HBI link above to register. As a military veteran, this will allow you to submit your resume to be viewed by hundreds of Iowa companies. If you are an employer, this will give you access to the resumes of military veterans.
  • 200,000 – 240,000

    The number of service men and women that transition from the military to the workforce each year.

  • 4 out of 5

    Construction firms that expect to expand their workforce this year.

  • 87%

    Percentage of those construction firms that are reporting difficulty in filling professional and craft worker positions.

  • 3 out of 5

    Veterans who named ‘finding a job’ as the greatest challenge in their transition to civilian life.