cleveland builds - our mission


About Our Training Services

Cleveland Builds is a workforce intermediary designed to help contractors and trade unions improve worksite quality in a variety of industries by providing socially responsible and responsive training and staffing services. Our practices and processes are all designed to meet the needs of employers identified through industry needs assessments. 

Our training initiatives provide career candidates and local union contractors stability, success, and longevity, opening up quality benefits to Clevelanders.

For Employers

For help connecting to motivated, work-ready candidates, call or email us at (216) 236-4062 or [email protected].

For Employees

Our training initiatives provide thorough assessments through a number of skills and career development programs both for those individuals just entering the workforce and those interested in changing fields. Candidates with existing skills and experience can feel confident that our services and programs will place them in a position in which they can utilize their skills and continue to grow in their fields of expertise. For information on training programs and employment opportunities please contact us at: (216) 236-4062 or email us at [email protected].

We provide entry-level and experienced workers with access to great career opportunities by merging the best interests of the worker with the best interests of the worksite and creating a sustainable, well-trained workforce. Our programs offer candidates many benefits, including:


Living wages and career pathway development

Advancement for employees with specific skills

Consistent employment in seasonal work environments

Linking new employees to union membership

Opportunities for retirees to work and supplement their retirement income

Meet Our Management

Cleveland Builds connects motivated Clevelanders with career opportunities in construction where hard work and determination are rewarded. Our Union Construction Readiness Program empowers career-seekers to meet the needs of contractors through family-sustaining jobs.