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Highway Construction

You may be eligible to participate in the Highway Construction Careers Training program if you are a female, minority, or disadvantaged person and you

  • have a valid driver's license
  • are drug free
  • are 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or GED

Tuition-free, intensive 12-week program

Learn the skills necessary for acceptance into the highway construction trades and the opportunity for a career with high wage-earning potential.

Job placement opportunities

​Laborers ​Electricians
​Equipment operators ​Plumbers
​Ironworkers ​Painters
​Cement masons ​Inspectors & testers

 Apply today!

Complete the online application, save the file and email as an attachment to; or print and mail it to John Willard, KCC Highway Construction Careers Training Program, 100 College Drive, Kankakee IL 60901.

Applicants will be notified of orientation/testing dates. The next orientation/test sessions will be announced in July.  All orientation sessions begin promptly at 1 pm. You only need to attend one of the scheduled dates. Orientation includes a basic education assessment and time for questions and answers. For more information, contact John Willard at or 815-802-8205.

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