BOISE - Later this spring, the Idaho Transportation Department will offer an intensive five-week training program in multiple locations across the state. ITD will host programs in Idaho Falls, Boise, and Rathdrum between March and July. Applicants selected for the program will receive hands-on training in heavy equipment operation, cement masonry, welding and ironwork, and more. Applicants can also earn a free Commercial Driver’s License.
Now in its fourth year, 75% of the program’s graduates have obtained employment with companies in the industry.
Classes are scheduled as follows:
- Idaho Falls – March 21 through April 22
- Boise – April 18 through May 20
- Rathdrum – June 13 through July 15
How to Apply
ITD is accepting applications until all program spots are filled.
Applicants must be at least 21, hold a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass a drug screening and DOT physical. No prior construction experience is necessary. Women, veterans, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, applicants must submit a resume and letter of interest to onthejobIdaho@gmail.com or by mail to P.O. Box 7129, Boise, Idaho 83707.
The ITD receives funding for this program through the Federal Highway Administration.
For more information, please contact Jessika Phillips by email at Jessika.Phillips@itd.idaho.gov or by calling (208) 334-8152.