Build a Better Team, Both Now and for the Future

Workforce development is a top priority for the Washtenaw Contractors Association. Utilize the WCA Job Board to ensure that you have the employees you need today and support the JUST BUILD IT! Construction Career Expo to help build our industry's future workforce.


Since the JUST BUILD IT! Expo was introduced in 1998, more than 34,000 students from 188 schools in 13 counties in southeast and central Michigan have participated.

Washtenaw Contractors Association hosts the “JUST BUILD IT!” Construction Career Expo every October.

This event is made possible through the tremendous involvement and support of the entire construction industry in southeast Michigan.

Check our events to see when this year's expo will be
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Promote Your Business at the JUST BUILD IT! Construction Career Expo

This is the longest running and most comprehensive construction career exploration program in Michigan for careers in the areas of architecture, engineering, and construction. Students (grades 8-12), counselors, and teachers experience:

  • Hands-on activities with skilled trade apprenticeship programs
  • Demonstrations by industry professionals such as architects and engineers
  • Exhibits by construction firms, educational institutions, and industry organizations


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