LEAP is a mandatory program for contractors that bid City work. Contractors are required to employ city residents and/or Pierce County state-approved apprentices at a 15% rate in order to satisfy the LEAP requirements. Job seekers interested in construction careers should see the topics below: EPA grant-funded training, training for trade, support services or job opportunities. You can contact the organizations on this resource list for more information. Some provide training and support services that may lead to LEAP participation, while others can provide information on a specific trade.
If you’re already a journey level worker, you can also contact any of these groups to find out what employment opportunities may be available.
Training for a Trade
Get more information about available pre-apprenticeship and training programs from these resources:
The following community-based organizations provide an array of employment and support services for people who meet certain eligibility guidelines: