The Authority recently announced our latest job creation milestone in the Central Valley where more than 4,000 workers have been dispatched to build high-speed rail in California. As many industries and regions face uncertain employment, high-speed rail is moving full speed ahead and continues to add more construction jobs. We're working with partners like the City of Selma to provide pre-apprenticeship classes and hands-on construction industry training, helping create job opportunities in areas that need it most.
Below are resources for you to help talk about the job opportunities high-speed rail is bringing to California.
High-Speed Rail: Creating Jobs
California’s high-speed rail program is putting people to work. The number of employment opportunities continues to increase as the program expands.
Community Benefits Agreement
The high-speed rail program is already creating jobs, and the Authority is committed to working with local partners to get people trained and ready to work.
- 4,000 Worker Announcement
- New High-Speed Rail Workforce Development Center Planned for City of Selma
- Francisco Vera, Utility Worker
- Mario Flores, Utility Worker
- Juan Luna, Carpenter
- Brandon Hagger, Ironworker
- Andrew Lounsbury, Utility Worker
- Matt Jimenez, Carpenter Foreman
- Gary Winningham, Utility Worker
- California High-Speed Rail Authority
- WSP – Rail Delivery Partner
- Construction / Trades Pre-Apprentice Training Program
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