Posted 1 year ago

Wayne, Lincoln, and McDowell County

Are you interested in an exciting career in construction? 

We are looking for Crew Members to work on our Wayne, Lincoln, and McDowell County crews. This is a unique, challenging, and rewarding position for those interested in developing a career in the construction sector.  Crew members participate in paid on-the-job training , while at the same time working towards an Associates Degree.

About the program

Our initiative aims to transform the lives of young people in the region and those displaced by the coal mining industry. Crew members participate in a workforce development program according to our 33-6-3 model: 33 hours a week are spent doing on-the-job training on our construction projects, along with participation in workshops and trainings; 6 hours a week are devoted to community college and business classes for an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences; and 3 hours a week are committed to personal development coaching.  As a social enterprise, Revitalize Appalachia strives to blend the efficiency and production of the for-profit sector with the compassion and purpose of the charitable sector.

About the training

Revitalize Appalachia enhances the knowledge and skills of crew members through a network of training construction sites.  While providing a hands-on training opportunity for the crew in drywall, plumbing, carpentry, etc..   Crews are mentored by Crew Chiefs who are knowledgeable about all aspects of construction and business management.

About Revitalize Appalachia

Revitalize Appalachia develops the green-collar construction workforce through on-the-job training in modern construction techniques.

If you are looking for a job where you can experience personal growth while also improving your community, we hope you will consider applying.  

Dislocated coal miners and family members of those impacted by lay-offs are especially encouraged to apply.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Committed to learning and personal growth
  • Access to reliable transportation (e.g., personal vehicle or public transport)


  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Educational opportunities
  • $10.50-$12.50 per hour

Openings are available at each of our three training sites:  Lincoln County,  Wayne County, and McDowell County.

Revitalize Appalachia provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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