Creating a Sustainable Workforce for the Construction Industry

Construction Career Collaborative (C3) brings together stakeholders from the construction industry to create a safe, skilled, and sustainable craft workforce pipeline. Get involved to benefit from a stronger construction industry.

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About Our Organization

Established in 2009, C3 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has fostered collaboration amongst various stakeholders to address craft workforce challenges.

Our mission statement

As an interdependent alliance of construction industry leaders, we are collectively committed to positively impacting the future of the industry by strengthening the safe, skilled, and sustainable craft workforce pipeline.

Our Valued Construction Owners

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General Contractors

Owners

We support owners by ensuring that projects involving craft workers meet specific construction criteria. We ensure quality, safety, and productivity by monitoring compliance to C3 principles.

General Contractor

We work with GCs to authenticate your commitment to safe and productive construction projects. We also provide tools to build a high-quality workforce.

Specialty Contractors

We support specialty contractors to recruit and train a highly capable and engaged craft workforce ensuring better quality projects for owners.

Training Managers

We advance skills training programs that include a strong safety culture for the current workforce. We will also help you attract more skilled and employable workers.

CTE Directors

We work with CTE Directors to incorporate construction training into your program. We help students learn about rewarding career opportunities.

How C3 is Strengthening the Industry

12,528

Craft Workers with OSHA 10 Training

4,276

Craft Workers with OSHA 30 Training

564

Aggregate of Contractors & Owners

26M+

Man Hours for all C3 Projects

106%

TRIR% Below National Average (non-residential)

$4B

Value of all C3 Projects

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Testimonials

Latest Articles

Singing the C3 Anthem

Sometimes, I feel like a broken record when I talk about the workforce. There aren’t enough people for the projects; they need to be better

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Leading Together

My career has been marked with some incredible opportunities. As a rookie teacher, I was asked to help develop a new curriculum on leading yourself

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