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RISE for Construction Contractors

Helping Contractors Address Colorado's 
Construction Workforce Shortage

million dollar highway us route 550 colorado NewCDOT's RISE program is available to help contractors working on CDOT jobs recruit talent, fill vacancies, and upskill and retain workers. RISE Advisees have an unparalleled support network so you can feel sure that you will not solve your labor problem with problem labor. 

Contractors can also benefit from RISE's local job placement services. By alerting RISE to job openings you have currently or will have soon, RISE can help you fill those roles with quality local hires, helping you save money on workforce costs. Plus, you'll be formally recognized by CDOT as a RISE Contractor, one who goes above and beyond to support Colorado's economy.

BONUS: CDOT contractors who hire a RISE Intro to Highway Construction Graduate can count that individual's RISE training hours toward their OJT Goal!

Where RISE Is Available

Right now, RISE is available in the following counties and towns across the southern part of the state:

  • Montezuma: Cortez, Mancos, Towaoc
  • La Plata: Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio
  • Alamosa: Alamosa, Monte Vista
  • Otero: La Junta / Prowers: Lamar
  • Pueblo: Pueblo 

If your company is working on a CDOT job in one of these counties and needs workforce support, drop us a line!

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    Colorado: The Official State Web Portal