JOB FAIR: Construction workers needed for coming NGA West headquarters

Construction of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency headquarters in north St. Louis is expected to begin this winter and take five years to complete.

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August 27, 2019 - 1:49 pm

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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The Army Corp of Engineers is hosting a job training fair Tuesday, Aug. 27 evening to find workers for the largest federal construction project in St. Louis history.

Laborers are needed for the construction of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency headquarters in north St. Louis, at the intersection of Jefferson and Cass avenues. They're expecting to break ground this winter and take five years to complete the project.

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Carpentry, electrical, fabrication, HVAC and plumbing are some of the trades that unions and job training organizations will be discussing, Tuesday.

The training fair is at the St. Stanislaus Heritage Center this evening from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The 97-acre site located in the historic St. Louis Place neighborhood will include 712,000 square foot office building, parking structures, visitor control center and other site features.

Another job fair hosted by NGA will be happening Sept. 26 in St. Louis. 

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