Today's manufacturing careers are about advanced technologies, state of the art facilities, and fast paced, interesting work environments. But most of all, these technical careers are about those people who like to see the product of a honest day's work.
Join us to tour local manufacturers businesses and see for yourself the . . .
- variety of career opportunities available at local companies (wages, job skills, responsibilities)
- pathways to building the knowledge and skills needed to qualify for today's manufacturing jobs
- purpose and value of the modern manufacturing companies located in our community
This evening of career exploration is set up for community members, middle and high school students and their parents. Tour up to three state of the art manufacturer's and complete your evening with a light dinner and information on careers, training, wages and opportunities.
Locations to tour (must provide your own transportation)
Distinctive Iron 15970 Jarvis St NW (behind YAC/Furniture & Things) - fabricates structural and miscellaneous steel and aluminum to the highest possible standard at a competitive price meeting or exceeding their customer expectations.
Metal Craft 13760 Business Center Drive. (next to the County Government Center) - is recognized among the leading suppliers in Medical Device and Implant Manufacturing by providing custom machining solutions dedicated to quality, service, innovation and people.
Sportech 10752 168th Circle NW (behind KIA Cornerstone) - Sportech is a recognized leader in the design, development and manufacturing of vehicle cab enclosures, windshields and associated styling elements for Powersports, Golf, Agricultural and more.
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm Tour #2, choose between three options
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Career Presentation takes place at Metal Craft. Presenters from Dunwoody College, Metal Craft owner Trisha Mowry and others will be there to talk about careers and pathways. Great Prize Drawings will also happen (must be present to win).
Safety Requirements: All attendees must
- be at least 11 years-old
- wear closed toed shoes
- wear safety glasses (provided)