CONTRACTORS WISHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS INITIATIVE WILL:
Enter into an agreement for job-readiness training with Quest, who is serving as a program consultant. View agreement.
Contractors may directly recruit candidates for the program or collaborate with FDOT, who will coordinate with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, CareerSource Florida, local CareerSource offices, and other partner agencies to identify and recruit workers.
Submit candidates to FDOT to initiate and approve your firm’s participation in the program. Contractors should submit the attached proposal form to [email protected] for FDOT’s consideration and approval.
Administer a drug test for each recruit considered for hiring under this program.
Provide personal protective equipment (PPE) (hard hats, eye protection, safety vest, steel-toed boots, etc.) to each employee hired under this program.
Provide 320 hours of job-readiness training to each employee under this program. Contractors can fill any entry-level construction needs with this program.
Hire and serve as an employer of record for all employees trained and hired under this program. Hiring employees before job-readiness training will require contractors to receive the reimbursement associated with this program.
Participating contractors will be reimbursed for 320 hours of job-readiness training. Employees must work on active FDOT projects for the contractors to be accepted and participate in this program.
For more information on this initiative, contact us at 1-833 ROAD-JOB (833-762-3562) or [email protected].