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Local Contractors are Looking to Hire Detroiters for Demolition and Deconstruction!


Detroit at Work, Gayanga, Co., Go Green Contracting, and Emerging Industries Training Institute are recruiting now for a free 12-week program that leads to the following jobs:
  • Carpentry Laborer
  • Asbestos Laborer
  • Demolition Laborer 
Program Details:
  • These classes are in person
  • There will be one week of evening classes as part of the program
  •  In order to receive your asbestos/abatement license from the State of Michigan, you are required to be clean shaven.  This means:
    • No beards, goatees, chin hair, 5 o’clock shadow; no lip, nose, or facial piercing; or anything “that comes between the sealing surface of the facepiece and the face or that interferes with valve function” of a respirator

Program Benefits

  • OSHA 30 credential
  • State of Michigan Contractor/Supervisor Asbestos Abatement License
  • $500 stipend available for entire program length
  • Program includes 5 weeks of classroom instruction followed by 7 weeks of hands-on experience
  • Up to $8,000 in support for childcare, transportation, ID, work tools, laptop and internet access



  • City of Detroit resident
  • Authorized to work in the US
  • 18 years or older
  • I.D. or Driver's License Required
  • Social Security Card (required by employer)
  • Six months of income

Call 313-217-2980, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m -5 p.m. or email [email protected]