About NCCER

NCCER develops standardized construction and maintenance curricula and assessments with portable credentials. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s National Registry which allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires. The National Registry also assists craft professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.

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    KBR’s Fort Polk Pipefitting Program Graduates Eight Active Duty Soldiers

KBR’s Fort Polk Pipefitting Program Graduates Eight Active Duty Soldiers

This blog was originally posted on Construction Citizen and was reprinted with permission.

By Heath Culbertson, Guest Contributor

On December 20, KBR and the Fort Polk Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) celebrated the accomplishments of eight active duty […]

Female Veterans Fill the Gap for Trained Pipefitters

Written by Shannon Winslow-Claunch, Guest Contributor

Since 1967, S&B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd., has served the refining, petrochemical, chemical, pulp and paper, midstream, power and infrastructure sectors throughout the country. S&B is a fully integrated engineering, procurement and construction company […]

November 24th, 2016|Training Programs|1 Comment|
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    Texas-based Company Provides Ironworker Training to Veterans

Texas-based Company Provides Ironworker Training to Veterans

By Tracy Bennett, Guest Contributor

Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) of Houston, Texas, was recently approved by the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) as an SEAA/NCCER Ironworker Training Unit and Assessment Site. The company, which opened its doors in April […]

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    From Military to Construction, Veterans Provide Continued Leadership

From Military to Construction, Veterans Provide Continued Leadership

By Chris Newton, Workforce Development Coordinator for Cajun Industries, LLC

The Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Pelican Chapter in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Bayou Chapter in New Orleans are home to some of the largest training centers along the Gulf […]

Connecting Veterans and the Construction Industry

By Heath Culbertson, Veteran Liaison for KBR

As our military continues to reduce its force, numerous veterans are seeking civilian employment. I was in this position just a few short months ago after I retired from the Air Force under […]

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    Making the Transition: How My Military Experience Led to a Career in Construction

Making the Transition: How My Military Experience Led to a Career in Construction

By Josh Hunt, Lead Journeyman Electrician at ISC Constructors, LLC

When I joined the Navy Seabees, otherwise known as the U.S. Navy Construction Battalion, I was a 19-year-old college dropout who knew very little about them. As soon as I […]

November 12th, 2014|Build Your Future|1 Comment|

Top 11 Reasons Why Contractors Should Hire Veterans

By Chris Newton, HR Recruiting Specialist for ISC Constructors, LLC

Each year, between 240,000 and 360,000 service members separate from the military. The U.S. has the most highly trained military force in the world, sustained by individuals who have skill […]

November 5th, 2014|Build Your Future|0 Comments|