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Workforce Development



Support for our workforce development programs is provided through numerous sources and is administered through the Construction Education Foundation (CEF). The CEF was created in 2002 and is a 501c3 funding organization. The CEF mission is to create and administer programs to recruit, develop and educate a diverse group of workers into today’s and tomorrow’s construction industry. CEF offers companies, foundations, and private individuals the opportunity to be involved with workforce development efforts that build a strong community and economy in Colorado.


Click on the '+' symbol below to learn more about each of our partner organizations.


Leading Contractors Building Colorado 

Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) is a family-owned company that is consistently ranked among the top construction managers and general contractors in the nation.


The AGC of Colorado Associates Council is comprised of Associate and Supplier members of AGC of Colorado. They are a recognized asset to the AGC general membership, as demonstrated by their industry expertise and business operations. They are increasing their involvement in AGC’s Workforce Development Programs/Initiatives.  


Expect that the job will be done right the first time Baker is on site. They have more than fifty years of management and concrete construction experience to prove it. Baker has completed work in over 1,200 cities and has offices in 15 territories across the nation. 


This organization serves as a collective and collaborative forum with a mission of developing future leaders within the member companies in the AGC/C.


Serving Colorado and the surrounding Mountain States for more than half a century, GE Johnson specializes in healthcare, education, advanced technology, mixed-use, and cultural construction projects.


Celebrating their 66th anniversary in 2018, GH Phipps is one of the largest, most successful construction companies in the Colorado region. GH Phipps is known for their work in the healthcare, higher education & K-12, civic and commercial arenas  – with a reputation as a trusted partner time and again. They take pride in the relationships they’ve forged and the projects they’ve built. 


Founded in Denver, Colorado in 1973, Haselden builds a diverse range of projects. Through consistent and stable growth, Haselden remains a top general contractor in the Front Range. Enthusiastic commitment to customer satisfaction and the impact of a dedicated workforce of experienced, results-oriented team players has contributed to the success of every project Haselden manages and builds. Haselden’s experience with the local Colorado and Wyoming markets translates to strong alliances with subcontractors and a dedication to the communities we serve. 


Plan. Build. Manage. At Hensel Phelps, they develop, construct and maintain inspired landmarks that turn their clients’ aspirations into reality.  Every great landmark starts with a vision. At Hensel Phelps, they bring their clients’ vision to life with a comprehensive approach that begins with innovative planning and extends throughout the entire life of the property. Their expert development, construction and facility services teams ensure that every project meets their clients’ goals and objectives.


Kenny Electric is a leading electrical contractor. They are reliable and offer a range of services including not only electrical installation, but facility maintenance service, security design, and automation.


Headquartered in Colorado, Saunders Construction Inc. is a premier provider of comprehensive construction management, general contracting and real estate development services. They’re focused on seamlessly guiding clients through the process and building confidence — one project at a time.


The Swinerton Foundation was formed in 2002 to act as the charitable arm of the Swinerton company. The Swinerton Foundation helps build sustainable cities and neighborhoods by partnering with community-focused non-profit organizations to support health, social services, cultural, education, and environmental programs that benefit all members of the community.


Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees and community. 


Mortenson provides a complete range of services including planning, program management, preconstruction, general contracting, construction management, design-build, and turn-key development.


Emphasizing a team approach, Calcon offers general contractor, design/build and construction management services, tailoring these programs to meet each owner's individual needs.


Third generation family and woman owned and operated for 70 years performing metal stud framing, drywall, finishing, painting, acoustical ceilings, wallcovering and wood finishing.


Laboratory casework and equipment; architectural woodwork, and ornamental metals, doors, frames, hardware.


Serving Colorado and Wyoming since 1941. Scopes include skylights, translucent panel systems, operable partitions, folding glass walls, glass office fronts, fire/smoke doors and curtains.


ROLINC Staffing is a Colorado born/bred company specializing in the sourcing, recruitment, and onboarding of skilled trades personnel for the building industry since 1993.

advocating SPONSORS

Owned by the Taylor family of St. Louis, Enterprise Fleet Management serves companies, government agencies and organizations with medium-sized fleets of 20 or more vehicles, as well as anyone looking for an alternative to their employee vehicle reimbursement program. With full-service fleet management, award-winning technology, and the infrastructure and expertise of Enterprise, they show organizations how far an exceptional fleet program can take them.


Flood and Peterson is a leading insurance broker providing solutions in commercial insurance, employee benefits, risk control, surety and personal insurance programs across a number of industries.


Management consultants to the construction industry focused on profit enhancement, risk mitigation, talent development and continuity.


Next Gen Equipment Training is the FIRST private heavy equipment training company to utilize the Cat© Simulators systems. They started the company to provide a career path for training and preparing new equipment operators to work in the construction and transportation industry. At the same time, they can help take existing heavy equipment operators to the next level of operation and production in the field.


Nunn specializes in commercial, institutional, civic, industrial, and tenant finish, including preconstruction, construction management, general contracting, design-build and competitive bid.


The Opus Foundation has a strategic focus on introducing and preparing youth for careers in the construction industry. Since its founding in 2000, the Opus Foundation has awarded $41.5 million to projects and programs that build our communities.

It Takes A Community To BUILD COLORADO

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